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I wouldn't go with 2560x1440 unless you do video editing for a living (making money) a 27" monitor at the res with be $800+ USD :/
Why only video editing for a living (making money) I cant wait to get gaming at that resolution!
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I wouldn't go with 2560x1440 unless you do video editing for a living (making money) a 27" monitor at the res with be $800+ USD :/
Both myself and Dysheeki have provided links which proves that to be false, before you even posted it.

2560x1440 for as low as £371.99 plus delivery. Except that Overclockers seem to have knocked another twelve quid off for this week, making it £359.99. I don't like Overclockers.co.uk, but if I had £360 spare today, I'd bite right now.
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Thanks for the info guys . Is response time as big of a deal as people say? The monitors that have been mentioned here are 6 or 8ms.
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you might want to look for a monitor in the states for price... ain't gonna happen!

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Both myself and Dysheeki have provided links which proves that to be false, before you even posted it.

2560x1440 for as low as £371.99 plus delivery. Except that Overclockers seem to have knocked another twelve quid off for this week, making it £359.99. I don't like Overclockers.co.uk, but if I had £360 spare today, I'd bite right now.
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post #15 of 17
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Thanks for the info guys . Is response time as big of a deal as people say? The monitors that have been mentioned here are 6 or 8ms.
A 1440p S-IPS panel for under £400 and you expect it to have razer fast response times

TN panels still twist faster than IPS panels (even expensive ones), but the difference for most is negligible, and the panel I bought for my friend had no evidence of ghosting. Even response times themselves are not standardised numbers.

If I compare my IPS panels to my 120hz panel for gaming, there is obviously a massive difference (to me) inasmuch as the 120hz monitor having a lower actuation and pixel response time and being able to display more information per second, but the IPS panels look far better than the 120hz panel.

It's a balance unfortunately, but I'd rather balance on the side of quality.
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you might want to look for a monitor in the states for price... ain't gonna happen!


That makes a change, usually we're the ones getting ripped off!

...

OP - response times I find mostly be be a bit of a gimmick; manufacturers quoted response times are guestimates at best, outright fabrications at worst... and I'd rather go for a good 8-bit or 10-bit IPS panel and have quality colours, than a 6-bit TN and have colour banding, muddy colours and other tradeoffs for those few milliseconds faster.
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