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I am sorry if this post has been made already, but I am very curious as to which people prefer. Of course, it is personal preference. I wanted to know if there was a difference in the colors and response time.

I know the resolutions are different, but is the 16:10 really that much better for gaming?

What I plan on doing?

Photo editing, gaming, and watching movies.

Photo editing is essential in the near future.
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If you're doing photo editing then I'd definitely go with the U3011. The extra screen size, resolution would be very helpful. The U3011 is a beautiful top rated IPS panel, if you can afford it, go with it

For the 16:10 ratio for gaming issue, I personally prefer it, but I'm sure lots of people prefer 16:9. That really is just a personal preference. But more pixels can't be a bad thing can it?
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The U3011 is physically much bigger than the U2711. I think most would favor the extra real estate. 27" is about the limit for me for a 2 1/2 foot viewing distance.

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I love my U3011, when you first see it, you are amazed with the size of the thing!
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The U3011 also has a faster tested response time, If the U2711 is the display I am thinking of.
How much is the U2711? What do you want to spend?
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post #6 of 9
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I really wanted the Dell U3011, but then I found a really good price for the U2711. I think I might stick with the Dell U3011 though because it will be the better one in the long run.

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The U3011 also has a faster tested response time, If the U2711 is the display I am thinking of.
How much is the U2711? What do you want to spend?
amstech, can you show me where it specifies that the Dell U3011 has a faster response time?

Thanks!
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Sherryton, See section, responsivness and gaming on both of these reviews

http://tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u3011.htm
http://tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2711.htm
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post #8 of 9
Both offer same IPS and color optimization for artists. If there is a bigger one, I would grab U3011 but depends on your budget.
 
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Sherryton, See section, responsivness and gaming on both of these reviews

http://tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u3011.htm
http://tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2711.htm
Thanks for helping me find this information!
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