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I'm Currently using The dell u2711 and am thinking about getting a T27a950... I know what my gains and sacrifices are but i want to hear your opinions..

This samsung seems to be available now at http://www.sharksystems.com/browse/currency-USD/product/LT27A950ND_ZA/?utm_source=googlebase&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=SS1875550 for $822 USD.
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The Dell is going to be geared towards a much better 2D experience. Higher resolution, it's going to have better colors. A much more ergonomic stand. It's designed to be the best 2D monitor it can be.

The Samsung you lose all that, and get a 1080p screen, but it's 3D, if that's important to you. I'd go with the Dell.
    
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Originally Posted by E_man;13739741 
The Dell is going to be geared towards a much better 2D experience. Higher resolution, it's going to have better colors. A much more ergonomic stand. It's designed to be the best 2D monitor it can be.

The Samsung you lose all that, and get a 1080p screen, but it's 3D, if that's important to you. I'd go with the Dell.

Thank you for your input. I already have the u2711, im trying to see if it was worth it for the trade off..
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As E_man said, it's only really worth it if you really want 3D. For everything else, the Dell is a much better monitor
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post #6 of 11
The samsung is a TN panel as well, is it not? So you would gain 3d, lose resolution, lose a highly adjustable stand, lose color quality/accuracy, and lose wider viewing angles. That sounds like a horrible trade off to me.
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Unless you are trying to get into 3D switching to the Samsung offers no advantages over the Dell.
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i'd wait for OCnewbs review and totally would choose the U2711 cause of clarity and pixel pitch
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post #9 of 11
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Thanks to you all i think i will wait on a better 120hz Display that comes out. I will then be using my u2711 for my 3d modeling applications and 120hz for gaming!
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TN = run away and never look back.
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