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Hello everyone.

After much deliberation, some discussion with the awesome community here on OCN, and some hard work, I'm about to spend some money on some major upgrades to my rig.

One thing I am buying, however, is a second display to go with my BX2450 24" Samsung monitor (1920x1080). I simply cannot decide whether to get a 27" Dell U2711, which is amazing and will work well on its own but possibly not work especially well next to the smaller Samsung, or whether I should spend £200 less and get a U2410, which is similar in resolution to the BX2450 so will work well next to it; but then I lose the advantage of a gigantic monitor.

What do you all think? 27 plus 24 or two 24s and some spare change?

Thanks for your help

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i have 2* 2233RZ from samsung..

and i'm currently saving up to buy the Dell U2711

my plan is to sell the samsungs and eventually get 2 dell monitors. looks so stupid with 2 different monitors.. ofc i do have room for it..

first:
sell samsung
2nd: buy dell
3rd: sell 2nd samsung
4th: buy dell again!

result: 2 dell monitors! ofc. i'll "live" with having a dell + a samsung for a while, while i save up for the 2nd dell. THey arent exactly cheap.. :b
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i have 2* 2233RZ from samsung..

and i'm currently saving up to buy the Dell U2711

my plan is to sell the samsungs and eventually get 2 dell monitors. looks so stupid with 2 different monitors.. ofc i do have room for it..

first:
sell samsung
2nd: buy dell
3rd: sell 2nd samsung
4th: buy dell again!

result: 2 dell monitors! ofc. i'll "live" with having a dell + a samsung for a while, while i save up for the 2nd dell. THey arent exactly cheap.. :b
OK, so do you reckon I should get a U2711 and then another when I have the money, or a U2410 and another one of those later on to replace the Samsung?

Thanks

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post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by hcetech View Post
Hello everyone.

After much deliberation, some discussion with the awesome community here on OCN, and some hard work, I'm about to spend some money on some major upgrades to my rig.

One thing I am buying, however, is a second display to go with my BX2450 24" Samsung monitor (1920x1080). I simply cannot decide whether to get a 27" Dell U2711, which is amazing and will work well on its own but possibly not work especially well next to the smaller Samsung, or whether I should spend £200 less and get a U2410, which is similar in resolution to the BX2450 so will work well next to it; but then I lose the advantage of a gigantic monitor.

What do you all think? 27 plus 24 or two 24s and some spare change?

Thanks for your help

hcetech
I have the U3011 which is pretty much just slightly bigger and 16:10 compared to the U2711. It is a great display and def. worth saving for. Even compared to my U2311H's it stands out. You wont be dissapointed with it
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I have the U3011 which is pretty much just slightly bigger and 16:10 compared to the U2711. It is a great display and def. worth saving for. Even compared to my U2311H's it stands out. You wont be dissapointed with it
OK, thanks so much for your help. I think I'll stick with a U2711 instead of a 30-inch one though as it's quite a lot more expensive to go from 27-30 and I love really pixel-dense displays (my old MacBook Pro had 1920x1200 on a 17" screen which was pretty impressive at the time ). Do you think that's a good idea?

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OK, so do you reckon I should get a U2711 and then another when I have the money, or a U2410 and another one of those later on to replace the Samsung?

Thanks

hcetech
That is exactly what i¨would do.

No reason to "settle" for a 24 inch, if you got the room and really want a 27 inch.
the 2 monitors are virtually identical? (more or less)

buy the 27 inch. save up a bit and have a 2nd as samsung.. then sell the samsung and buy the 2nd.

i'll do that at least

though i'm currently in the struggle of picking between the dell and the apple cinema display :<
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and I love really pixel-dense displays
You can't get a more pixel-dense LCD display than the 27".
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post #8 of 10
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OK, thanks so much for your help. I think I'll stick with a U2711 instead of a 30-inch one though as it's quite a lot more expensive to go from 27-30 and I love really pixel-dense displays (my old MacBook Pro had 1920x1200 on a 17" screen which was pretty impressive at the time ). Do you think that's a good idea?

hcetech
u love pixel pitch very low ?
good, but after the monitor will be unreadable and you will have eyestrain.
Under 0.265mm is not raccommended if u want read sometime.
Do not listen Draygon, he's a Dell fanboy.
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u love pixel pitch very low ?
good, but after the monitor will be unreadable and you will have eyestrain.
Under 0.265mm is not raccommended if u want read sometime.
Do not listen Draygon, he's a Dell fanboy.
Uhh what. If you think that's small, your eyes are not in that good of a condition. My monitors dot pitch is around 0.19mm and even that's too big IMO. If you have issues with 0.23, see an eye doctor. NOW
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Depends on the size of the text.

No need to be mean in these forums, though that's kind of your specialty, ain't it?
    
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