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post #11 of 27
AWESOME!

How much was this compared to the s27a950d? Maybe that one was the one thats 850.

Hopefully this will be in a more reasonable price range then the samsung one, I am so tempted to buy it!
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I'm definitely selling my Alienware and picking one of these up when they come out.
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post #13 of 27
Hmm, sorry about that. Just realized it said 21 inch...
Yeah, if that price tag wasn't so hefty I would have loved it..
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I am in for one if they are out in the next week or so. I need a new monitor and was considering the Asus VG236HE but I would rather go with this 27". I would be able to hook up everything to it (PC, 360, and PS3) and then sell my 32" TV.
    
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post #15 of 27
its matte
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On the spec sheet they say it only offers 300 cd/m2 of brightness. Wasn't it 400cd/m2?

Also, how do 300 cd/m2 of brightness on LED compare to the same brightness on a CCFL backlit monitor?
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post #17 of 27
it is 400... and even 300 is ridiculously bright. They have made it so bright because in theory, the 3d glasses shut off half of the light so the monitor seems darker, which was a flaw in previous 3d vision monitors. This one should maintain a bright image when using the shutter glasses. But you will be able to easily turn the brightness down for normal gaming.

Also the brightness will be the same across a 300cd/m2 LED or CCFL, but the LED will have much higher contrast ratio so will have deeper blacks, because the LEDs can turn themselfs completely off, but the CCFL tubes can only dim down their brightness.

I am wondering if this has the on-the-fly adjustment of the 3d image depth that the original 3d vision had on its signal box, but on the top of the monitor, I cannot tell by the pictures

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Quote:
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Also the brightness will be the same across a 300cd/m2 LED or CCFL, but the LED will have much higher contrast ratio so will have deeper blacks, because the LEDs can turn themselfs completely off, but the CCFL tubes can only dim down their brightness.
Consumer computer monitors do not have local dimming LEDs that turn off. This is only seen in high end LCD televisions.
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post #19 of 27
I hate my ASUS monitor. The ghosting is way too annoying.
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I hate my ASUS monitor. The ghosting is way too annoying.
I just returned mine. Same as yours. Literally posted it today. I noticed very bad ghosting even with the OD turned off. Especially for things like the jets in battlefield 2. It had a stuck pixel too so im returning it for store credit, then gonna get this vg278h bad boy when it comes out. I didnt notice the ghosting in the ve228h, but there was definately heaps in the ve248h I bought.

Found this video, its like 6 months old, but it appears to be the same monitor, it shows a bit of a close up on it... but its in japanese/chinese/korean language that I dont understand

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