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Used a 2ms Samsung TN panel to play CSS upwards of 30 hours a week for 2-3 years, recently bought a U2311h (IPS) and i literally cannot tell the difference.

Just my 2c and i cant look at my Samsung anymore cos the whites just look grey :s, makes me sad i didnt get IPS ealier
Thanks, I may just go with the IPS and save some money. I'm finding it hard to justify spending almost $100 extra just for 120 more pixels of height, especially when I will still have 3 other monitors still hooked up. Do you know of a similar 24" model? I would like to have a bit more screen if possible.

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Quad SLI GTX 580s ought to cover that.
Yep, and while I'm at it I'll just pick up a SSD or 10, an i7-980x extreme edition, 16GB of RAM, and a new mobo. All for the low price of one human soul!
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Thanks, I may just go with the IPS and save some money. I'm finding it hard to justify spending almost $100 extra just for 120 more pixels of height. Do you know of a similar 24" model? I would like to have a bit more screen if possible.



Yep, and while I'm at it I'll just pick up a SSD or 10, an i7-980x extreme edition, 16GB of RAM, and a new mobo. All for the low price of one human soul!
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An i7 980X? PFFFT!! 990X or Get Out of Town, maaaaaan!
Eh, might as well just bribe AMD into giving me a prototype superclocked Bulldozer as long as I am selling my soul for it.
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post #14 of 38
Love my U2311h and for half the price i thought it was a better by than U2410h

I as i went from 1680x1050 to 1920x1080 havent missed the extra 120 pixels as i never had them. 23" at that res feels a lot bigger than my old 22" so im happy
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Eh, might as well just bribe AMD into giving me a prototype superclocked Bulldozer as long as I am selling my soul for it.
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post #16 of 38
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Love my U2311h and for half the price i thought it was a better by than U2410h

I as i went from 1680x1050 to 1920x1080 havent missed the extra 120 pixels as i never had them. 23" at that res feels a lot bigger than my old 22" so im happy
Ya, twice the price for another inch seems a bit much, plus the reviews I read said the U2410h had a little more input lag. Thanks for the help!
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Ya, twice the price for another inch seems a bit much, plus the reviews I read said the U2410h had a little more input lag.
U2410 is an 8 bit panel and the U2311H is a 6 bit (thats what the H stands for, e-IPS).
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U2410 is an 8 bit panel and the U2311H is a 6 bit (thats what the H stands for, e-IPS).
O yes the U24 is better and thats probly noticeable if your doing video work extensively, but i was just saying that for general use U23 is best bang for buck.

Worth noting that U2312h is coming out this year
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post #19 of 38
I'm having the exact same problem. Everyone says the 1920x1200 monitors are much better for gaming, but there seems to be SO few of them. That Samsung that you saw on newegg is the one I liked too. It seems to be the only one that I can find!
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I'm having the exact same problem. Everyone says the 1920x1200 monitors are much better for gaming, but there seems to be SO few of them. That Samsung that you saw on newegg is the one I liked too. It seems to be the only one that I can find!
No, they don't. 16:10 is better for productivity or maybe racing/RPG/RTS. 16:9 is better for FPS (which is probably the only thing where a typical gamer cares about it) because it gives a higher FOV.
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