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Thinking about selling my u2410 for three u2311h's

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So lately I've been really into the idea of nvidia surround. The thing is, two more u2410's and a gtx 480 will cost me about $1250. If I sold my u2410, and bought three u2311h's and a gtx 480, it would cost about $850. So for $400 less, I would have 360 less rows of pixels, and an inch smaller monitor.

Do you think it's worth it to go for the u2311h's, or should I just keep my u2410 and spend an extra $400? I don't get money very easily at all, so thats why I'm asking. Thanks
    
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That's kinda the reason why I chose 3 2311's instead of 3 2410's... but I made the decision because I needed the extra screen space.

Another thing to consider besides the smaller resolution and physical size -- 2311 uses an e-IPS panel compared to the 2410's superior IPS panel, but I've seen both in person and decided for me it wasn't worth an extra $200+ per screen.

You can also wait until Dell releases the new Ultrasharps (2312, 2412, 2712 etc) and grab two 2410's when the prices drop more.
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Go for the cheaper route in this case. The U2311 is a great monitor (love mine ) and I'd say it's even better for (fast paced) gaming than the U2410.
    
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i love mine go 23!!!!
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when are the new ultrasharps getting released?
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^not sure, sometime in Q3.

And it's only the 21.5", 23", and 24" that are getting refreshed... according to
http://www.ipsmonitor.com/news/new-d...m-and-u2212hm/
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