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post #1 of 15
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hey guys iam on a fix btw these 2 and i want ur opinion coz iam pretty confused

also for sometime ill play non 3d on it and then ill try 3d later

my main focus is having 1920x1080 at 120hz

so i wanna ask is will both the screens give me the same for the time being ( 1920x1080 @ 120 hz?)

also price no considerraion but AW is a bit cheap for me here in India

thanks for the help
    
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post #2 of 15
First to answer your questions, yes both will give you 120hz without 3D, with the option to use 3D if you choose to.

I think the top 3-4 choices here are:

Dell/Alienware AW2310
Asus VG236H
Planar SA2311w
LG W2363D (if you can find one)

AFAIK, the Alienware and the Asus share the same panel, AW is matte, Asus is Glossy

The planar uses a more recent samsung panel, and puts down similar input lag numbers as the alienware and is matte.

The LG is supposedly almost zero input lag, and a decent panel, but they seem to be hard to find and expensive.

The benq xl2410t is sort of a toss up. Alot of early revisions suffered from poor calibration and uneven backlighting. I have heard a few people who bought one recently though say that the latest revisions look great and dont share the same problems with the earlier models.
    
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post #3 of 15
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hey thanks bro

the AW is thr,Asus thr and also the LG one

not sure on the samsung

also is benq bad in anywqay i ask coz linus did a review on it and it seemed cool and iam buying this for gaming purpose so would this be good?

also for around 600$ iam getting the asus one and the kit with it so a good deal?

also as of now iam spending like

550 + 70 on benq and nvidia vision
Edited by paras - 7/21/11 at 7:44am
    
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post #4 of 15
benq user here.

I have been using it for the last 2 months and no issues. 120Hz is awesome for desktop visuals and the mouse moves a lot more fluidly over 60Hz.

just make sure you dont use any of the presets and calibrate the RGB spectrum.

the best thing about it are all the inputs and the 120Hz works on the hdmi plug unlike the other brands.

other brands you only get 120Hz using the DVI connector.

backlight bleed is somewhat noticable, but its not a huge gripe over the quality of the 120Hz
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post #5 of 15
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wow thanks bro also one 580 ok for all the games at our resolution ?

i mean with 3d enabled is it less?

also our PC are very much similar lols
    
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post #6 of 15
i've tried 3d on this monitor and it does it well. with a gtx 580 and 3d it does it no problem, just expect the frame rates to be effectively halved.

i'm not a big fan of 3d gaming as it stresses my eyes too much (can't handle more than 30 mins of gaming) and what you will have to do is increase the gamma on the games as the glasses make the levels too dark.

yes our high powered rigs are beasts. lol

your i7 will bench better though.
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post #7 of 15
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hehe yah

also dude u think its worth spending so much for the 3d and stuff

i wanna know that will i be sacrificing on anything with this benq?

also whats the backlight bleed about and some1 on youtube compared the AW and BQ and said AW is better is that true?

also this screen is only for gaming (99%)
    
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post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by paras;14294073 
hehe yah

also dude u think its worth spending so much for the 3d and stuff

i wanna know that will i be sacrificing on anything with this benq?

also whats the backlight bleed about and some1 on youtube compared the AW and BQ and said AW is better is that true?

also this screen is only for gaming (99%)

the backlight bleed is only an issue if you watch movies and there are dark scenes, but that is for people who want this monitor to do everything. if its for gaming it does it very well. I do have back light bleed, but if you are playing a bright game with colourful visuals, the backlight bleed is never n issue.

3d gaming for me is not worth it, but if you want a good experience playing horror games and fast paced games, then 3d is the way to go. (i've tried fear games, dead pace games and resident evil games, so that's how I know for horror games its good)

i usually only play battlefield bad company 2 so this monitor is worth it for that alone.
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post #9 of 15
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wow thanks man really so nice of u to help

also shld i consider other monitors said above if iam buying for gaming alone or shld i just finalise this one
    
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post #10 of 15
All of the ones i mentioned are all gaming oriented and have their pros/cons. I dont think any really stand out, but I am personally very interested in picking up the Planar and giving it a shot. I have heard nothing but good things from the few people who have tried it.

Might be worth reading the reviews over at www.3dvision-blog.com

I believe Bloody over there review almost (if not all) the monitors we have mentioned in this thread.
    
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