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I experience nothing but awesomeness from my U2711 lol.

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post #12 of 95
The smaller screens use S-IPS (or is it E-IPS? I forget).

The U2311H is a great gaming monitor. Some competitive folk say it's a tad slow but I'm willing to sacrifice that for better colors any day.
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post #13 of 95
your personal experience may vary.

I've owned the dell u2711. It was great. lots of viewing space in windows and games such as skyrim and starcraft, games where ms of input lag dont matter much.

but i was more of a FPS and racing types of gamer where input lag and refresh rate matter much.

so i made the switch to s27a950d. Colors on this monitor is unbelievable for a TN panel(no i dont work for samsung lol). Also if owned the ultrasharp and switched to a 120hz. the input lag is greatly reduced and there's a huge real word difference. At least for me.

Dont get me wrong. Ultrasharp monitors are great, but just wasnt what i wanted. Now im happy and i dont regret my switch at all.
post #14 of 95

RE: do dell ultra sharps make good gaming monitors?

I have an LGw221vp atm and that has a 5ms response time (I think).... That plays BF3 great so I don't think a dell ultrasharp will feel that different to me.....am I wrong?

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post #15 of 95
my tv has a 6ms response time and I couldn't stand playing any fps on it. even though it was huge.


if you're more of an fps guy, go with a 120hz 2ms monitor.
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post #16 of 95
If you like playing any game, then get a 120hz monitor.
Trust me you will see the difference and wont go back, I use one at work and its fantastic smile.gif
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I own a Dell U2410 and they are not the best for gaming where input lag matters. The Wide Gamut capabilities will blow your mind image quality wise but if you are not into photography, you need to focus on something else thumb.gif.
 
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post #18 of 95
I think sometimes people get way too hung up on numbers. Personally, I have the Dell U2311H and U2410 and I was told that both were "too slow", "massive input lag" and that I wouldn't be competitive at all because my milliseconds were too high. In reality, they are absolutely fine. I seem to do well in BF3, not noticed any issues what so ever and everything is cool.

So, don't get too hung up on technical specs because at the end of the day, the majority of them are only obvious in bechmarking.
post #19 of 95
Depends on you.

For me,

For movies, videos, photo editing, IPS > TN / 120Hz

For gaming, 120Hz > Fast TN > IPS

which was why I have a fast TN for my gaming needs and a side IPS for movies and videos.
    
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RE: do dell ultra sharps make good gaming monitors?

For those of us who do PhotoShop work (or any graphic work for that matter), 3D etc... the Dell ultrasharps are perfect but I don't want to buy one and then play BF3 and be dissapointed. I'm stuck here. I would want to try one out but I cant find any.

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