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Looking to upgrade from a Asus vh238h to an IPS panel with 1920x1200 resolution. The Asus is a great monitor, but it lacks the color depth I was looking for when I originally bought it. I do a fair bit of gaming so I am looking for something with a low refresh rate (I think).

I did a little research and found the Dell U2412M and the Samsung 2443BWT-1. I know the UltraSharp line gets rave reviews but I was just wondering what everyone thinks? I know Black Friday deals are coming up and I want a list of solid panels to watch for. Thanks.
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what's more important to you? the color quality or gaming? You actually want something with a higher refresh rate and low input lag. If it's gaming and you're buff get a CRT. I just picked up a Sony FW900 and it's quite amazing.

If you must do LCD you refresh rate options are 60hz or 120hz. AFAIK, IPS panels have higher input lag than TN but have the nicer colors. There are no 120hz 1200p monitors out yet.
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The only 3 IPS panels I would recommend based on hours of research and reviews are the Dell U2410 the U2412m and the HP zr24w. The HP and the 2412m have relatively low input lag which makes them somewhat good for fps games. If you play RTS type games it won't matter as much. The 2412m is backlit and is more on the budget side than the 2410. The 2410 will offer a wider color gamut so the colors might look better.

In terms of pure color reproduction, the 2410 wins no doubt. In terms of balance between good color and ms, the zr24w takes it. I will be personally picking up the zr24w in the next few weeks. Hope I helped!
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Yeah I didnt think there were any 120hz 1200p monitors out yet. Am I going to see noticeable lag on an IPS then?

^^ The 2410 is out of my price range, but the zr24w isn't and I need a good balance between ms and color...
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Also I'd recommend looking at Amazon for some great monitor deals. You can usually find the zr24w there for like $300 sometimes even less!!

Edit: also no, you won't find any noticeable input lag on an IPS panel that you didn't previously noticed on a TN/VA panel.
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Yeah I didnt think there were any 120hz 1200p monitors out yet. Am I going to see noticeable lag on an IPS then?

^^ The 2410 is out of my price range, but the zr24w isn't and I need a good balance between ms and color...
I can't find any 27" 120Hz either
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001472

This is as close as you are getting to 27inch 120hz IPS quality. Even though its not IPS, the color accuracy I've heard from people is amazing on this monitor.
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Also I'd recommend looking at Amazon for some great monitor deals. You can usually find the zr24w there for like $300 sometimes even less!!

Edit: also no, you won't find any noticeable input lag on an IPS panel that you didn't previously noticed on a TN/VA panel.
The u2410 is out of my price range, as I'd say my budget is around $350. It's between the zr24w and the u2412m. There is a 1ms difference between the two, with the zr24w being faster. Is that going to make a huge difference in FPS? Just bought battlefield 3 and just want to make sure it runs without any hiccups.
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post #9 of 14
So you choose 16:10 with small field of view and lots of problems instead of 16:9.

Are you kidding?

Definitely sounds like a downgrade!
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Ignore hydros he's just gonna tell you go 16:9 because it was created by God Himself.

I'd go with the cheaper one to be honest. Unless you're doing seriously competitive gaming you won't notice the input lag at all. Going from a 5ms monitor to a 2ms monitor made no difference to me and I game for most of my waking hours lol.
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