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P2770FH or P2770HD

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Looking to get a 27" monitor.

I am not monitor savvy at all and was wondering what major differences would I see between the two. How will the LCD backlight and 5 ms response time effect performance, will it be noticeable?

I am also looking at the Benq M2700HD if anyone has had any experience with that one.
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The P2770HD looks to be the better choice between the two Samsung monitors - I'm not really a huge fan of Benq so I'm not sure on that one - the biggest difference between the two samsung is that one has the ability to be used as a tv.
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post #3 of 8
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Thats what I was leaning towards. Would the 5ms delay be a problem for gaming at all?
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post #4 of 8
5ms is fairly quick, and about on par with most LCD's today, the very fast ones are in the 2ms range though you'd be hard pressed to see any difference IMO.
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post #5 of 8
Samsung is sneaky. Make sure the FH and HD are rated at the same contrast ratio. If you look back to the T240 vs T240hd, they are the same monitors essentially, with the HD version having a TV tuner/remote and a few extra inputs, HOWEVER, the HD version has 10,000:1 contrast ratio vs 20,000:1 contrast ratio. I made the mistake of putting the two next to each other and it was not pretty. (There is a blueish cast over the entire image. Black doesn't look black, white doesn't look white, no amount of adjustments could fix.)

If you aren't planning on using the speakers or the extra inputs/tv tuner, go with the other model.
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post #6 of 8
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Nice call bro

+rep

the FH is rated at 70000:1 while the HD is 50000:1

How noticeable would the picture be and how so?
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post #7 of 8
Hey, glad you caught that! Hope that helps you make a decision. Happy shopping!
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post #8 of 8
It may only be my friends P2770HD but the resolution changes on it's own for some odd reason, installed the monitor driver idk how many times and it persists. The monitor is insanely huge and if you ask me puts my T2440HD to shame, on BC2 you can see EVERYTHING.
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