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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by Zzyzx View Post
I guess the first things are if you want 120hz/1920x1080, 60hz/1920x1080, 60hz/2560x1440? CCFL or LED? TN or IPS? Glossy or matte? And how important these things are to you...
60hz/1920x1080, probably TN.

I'm looking for 27". The other variables are less important to me.

Looking to buy now so waiting for an open box isn't an option.

Are there any other decent options in my price range?

Any decent 25"'s?

Thanks all.
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post #12 of 24
They new ASUS VG278H just came out on amazon it says its not available yet but locally it is and it is the same price $660 comes with nVidia 3D Vision 2 Glasses.
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post #13 of 24
I have the Asus 27in and it's great!
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post #14 of 24
I have 2 of those Planars, they have very nice colors
    
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post #15 of 24
I have the Planar 2710MW and the colors are great and the design looks fantastic. I got mine open box on newegg for ~$135.
post #16 of 24
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Originally Posted by evilferret View Post
So ordered parts for a new build. Realized I'm out of monitors (the missus stealing my sig rig with monitor).

I would prefer a 25-27" (leaning towards the 27") monitor but open to suggestions.

Main use for this monitor will be gaming/movies.

I'm coming from a random Samsung 23 inch/Dell 22" Ultrasharp.

Don't really have a budget, rather looking for best bang for buck.

So far the ones I'm looking at

Hanns-G HZ281HPB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254052

PLANAR PX2710MW
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824016155

ASUS VE258Q Black
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236123

I'm not looking for an larger Ultrasharp.

Thanks all.
If you hooked up an PS3 or Directv box to that monitor would the sound work ok? I understand that it would probably be not the best sound considering the speakers but just wondering if it would actually function.

I'm assuming it would it does say AV audio input via HDMI.

Not trying to jack your thread or anything but I'm looking for same type of things you are just want to be able to use it as a TV every once in a while as well.
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post #17 of 24
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Not really sure, I'm planning to just use them as PC monitors.

Ordered 2 of the planars. Hopefully it'll work out for me.
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post #18 of 24
You wont regret it bud. It's a great monitor for the money. With the sale going on at the egg' it's a steal.
post #19 of 24

I've had my eye on

one for awhile.
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post #20 of 24
u2711 have an aggressive ag coating, and if u add this together smallest dot pitch = extremelly strainer and dirty look.
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