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Input lag is very noticeable on the Dell
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I have the monitor and I felt the same as you. It is impossible to go back to it after experiencing 120hz motion.
What?
I use my 23" 120hz on my backup PC, its nothing compared to 60FPS at 2560 X 1600 on a 30" screen.
My U3011 provides a MUCH better gaming experience then my 120hz 23" ever did.

I'll never EVER go back to 1080P now for gaming.
120hz doesn't mean dick compared to 1600P.
My standards have been set higher.

I own both and thats my take.
Edited by amstech - 8/9/11 at 2:47pm
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What?
I use my 23" 120hz on my backup PC, its nothing compared to 60FPS at 2560 X 1600 on a 30" screen.
My U3011 provides a MUCH better gaming experience then my 120hz 23" ever did.

I'll never EVER go back to 1080P now for gaming.
120hz doesn't mean dick compared to 1600P.
My standards have been set higher.
Unfortunately, for some ultra-competitive PC gamers. 120Hz is quintessential, I game at 800x600 so 1600p is really useless for comptetetive gaming. And let's be honest, a more accurate colour reproduction won't make me play better either, but 120Hz and lower input lag will. I might just end up getting both monitors on the same PC lol. An XL2410t for competetive gaming and a u2711 for casual gaming and everything else...
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Opinions everywhere. Some people prefer 120hz some IPS/large res. Leave it at that.

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Don't confuse your opinion with reality.
First of all, you do not know my financial situation. I do not want to waste 600€ on a 24" IPS when I have a screen with similar color quality and a much higher resolution right here, and two more. Not to even mention 1500€ 30" monitors. Of course, it's technically opinion which monitor wins what, but I'd really rather take mine than any IPS below the u2711. And unfortunately I can't pay for one. So. There. That is the reality of the situation.

I'd switch these three bricks for a single 30"er in a heartbeat, but nope, can't do that.
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Originally Posted by Concept_357 View Post
Unfortunately, for some ultra-competitive PC gamers. 120Hz is quintessential,
Not really.

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I game at 800x600 so 1600p is really useless for comptetetive gaming.
No actually it helps alot.
And 800 X 600? lol!

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An XL2410t for competitive gaming and a u2711 for casual gaming and everything else...
The U2711 is a lil slower then the U30.
And what you do is fine.

I have both, and there is NO comparison IMO.
Im out Ive said my piece, yall enjoy your monitors whatever they are!
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post #36 of 67
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
What?
I use my 23" 120hz on my backup PC, its nothing compared to 60FPS at 2560 X 1600 on a 30" screen.
My U3011 provides a MUCH better gaming experience then my 120hz 23" ever did.

I'll never EVER go back to 1080P now for gaming.
120hz doesn't mean dick compared to 1600P.
My standards have been set higher.

I own both and thats my take.
You know i fell for that logic before. I thought I would see more detail with 1600p. That was the main reason I got the U3011. It turns out that as long as you play on native resolution, you get NO extra detail in games. Its sad really. I like the dell because everything is so much bigger but it actually has a worse off image quality because its locked at 60hz and slow response time
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but it actually has a worse off image quality because its locked at 60hz and slow response time
Why quote me and waste your time with this?
Have you not read what I have already posted?

60hz 60FPS looks great at 1600P and the response time is quite good.
I have BOTH and already gave my opinion. I am not making blind assumptions. Your "point" is invalid to me.
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It's far from the best monitor LOL. However, it's probably most popular
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You know i fell for that logic before. I thought I would see more detail with 1600p. That was the main reason I got the U3011. It turns out that as long as you play on native resolution, you get NO extra detail in games. Its sad really. I like the dell because everything is so much bigger but it actually has a worse off image quality because its locked at 60hz and slow response time
so because it has a lower refresh rate that makes image quality worse, lol get real.

i can understand people wanting 120hz for gaming (i disagree on that for other reasons but thats my opinion and not important here)

But some 120hz TN panel doesnt hold a dime to image quality against a top tier 30" IPS
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I own both a U2711 and a 120Hz AW2310. For FPS games I use the 120Hz (I expect competitive gamers love 120Hz, its a lifesaver for CQC). For everything else I use the U27. Better colors, more detail, overall better experience. If I had to choose one I would choose the high rez IPS every day of the week and twice on Sunday.
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