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post #1 of 22
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Im looking for something HUGE. i will run 2 of these + my old 24" in eyefinity. I also want something decent quality for working with pictures. I have read Planar is a good company, so anyways how is this monitor?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824016155
    
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I've read there is a lot of light bleed and not the greatest for colors - Not sure it would be my choice of monitors, but not terrible - I wouldn't buy it from Newegg, it typically can be found for ~ $220 or less.
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post #3 of 22
I'd personally wait for a 27" LED ASUS LCD for $182 from Open Box.
post #4 of 22
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Oh, well. what would you suggest then for some decent colors? i have read actually that the colors arn't that bad. and i also have a display calibrator.... i want to be able to use that on my new monitor.
    
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post #5 of 22
I understand wanting a nice big display but the price is just way too close to these nice 120hz, 3d ready displays imo.
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post #6 of 22
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i want at least a 24" display and i want GOOD color. i am SICK of my tinted monitors. its just horrible.
    
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post #7 of 22
I saw this exact monitor appear on slickdeals last week for like $220?
People were raving it looks really good, like really good.
Like almost IPS kinda good.
I'd buy it on Amazon if I were you; if you don't like it, return it.
post #8 of 22
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Yea i read some review that it is REALLY good, but then the first poster that replied said not so good. also where do you guys see it for as low as $220? planar advertises it as 460 and newegg has it for 300, i am checking Amazon but i think its the same price.
    
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post #9 of 22
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Yea i read some review that it is REALLY good, but then the first poster that replied said not so good. also where do you guys see it for as low as $220? planar advertises it as 460 and newegg has it for 300, i am checking Amazon but i think its the same price.
Here's the thread on SD I was talking about; unfortunately the deal is dead.
post #10 of 22
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Oh i see, thanks for the link anyways though.

So what is the lowest price on this thing?
    
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