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I am wondering, is a monitor like the Dell 27" too big to sit on your desk and sit right in front of? I've been looking at these, but wasn't sure if they were more for sitting further back and gaming or whether they would do fine on the desk with the keyboard right in fton of it. Thanks.
They're not that big actually.

Comparison with your current display (yours is the smaller one)

Image courtesy of displaywars.com
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I would recommend a 2560x1440 resolution monitor at 27". If that's out of your price range, HannsG's 28" monitor w/ 1920x1200 resolution is probably your best bet.

If you go w/ a 27", I'd suggest the U2711. The Apple 27" is your only choice if you want a glossy display. But you can only adjust brightness and other settings if you're running a Mac or Windows through bootcamp.
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Have you ever seen one? The quality is worth the price IMO.
Ive not seen one no, but it is a hell of a lot of money.

So hazro has the dell monitor? link?
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I have to point out, that I dont have a lot of money. I work part time and I pay rent and buy food etc. I live in new zealand, the so add roughly 30% onto the dollar here. The dell u2711 is $1150 here, I really cant afford something like that.

I would have considered the asus in my OP for $700nzd because I really like it aesthetically and it would match my current 22" but my budget should be around 600nzd. So something roughly 500 US would be the highest I would be wanting too spend...

I just want a bigger monitor because I want to be sucked into my games! Immersion comes before pixels too me IMO.
Edited by jacobrjett - 7/18/11 at 8:13am
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It will not look as sharp at the same distance, and desktop work will not be that smooth between the two monitors. But it will be fine, tbh, once you get used to it. As much as I love my high pixel density (much higher than U2711), I would say 27" 1080p is still fine for the regular casual gamer. More immersion and a resolution of.... enough.

Of course, I can't promise you the 27" 1080 will be higher quality than the 22" you have. That plays a big factor in image quality here. The sharpness loss might not be that noticeable unless other factors in the display are worse too. But if colors and such are roughly equal, it should be an upgrade. IMO at least.
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They're not that big actually.

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I have to point out, that I dont have a lot of money. I work part time and I pay rent and buy food etc. I live in new zealand, the so add roughly 30% onto the dollar here. The dell u2711 is $1150 here, I really cant afford something like that.

I would have considered the asus in my OP for $700nzd because I really like it aesthetically and it would match my current 22" but my budget should be around 600nzd. So something roughly 500 US would be the highest I would be wanting too spend...

I just want a bigger monitor because I want to be sucked into my games! Immersion comes before pixels too me IMO.
I had the Hanns-g 28" 1080p, then I got the Dell U3011... I was honestly embarrassed I ever used the Hanns-g.

If you want a 27" monitor I absolutely wouldn't settle for 1080p, but then again your not going to get something with 1440p for $500. I would either get the Dell U2410, which can be had for ~$450, or stick with what you have. It isn't worth wasting your money on something that looks worse than what you have now.
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Ive not seen one no, but it is a hell of a lot of money.

So hazro has the dell monitor? link?
Hazro makes monitors

Dell makes monitors

they include the same hardware inside each their monitors



http://www.hazro.com/HZ27WC.php
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