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The Money Is Burning a Hole in my Pocket, What do I DO?

Poll Results: What should i do?

 
  • 11% (1)
    Keep One Alienware monitor, sell the other
  • 88% (8)
    Sell both 120hz monitors, get the U2711 IPS 27 inch panel
9 Total Votes  
post #1 of 36
Thread Starter 
Background Info:
Alienware OPTX AW2310 is a 120hz 3D monitor
U2711 is a 60hz 27inch IPS panel 2560x1440 (for 1thousand dollars)

I have two Alienware OPTX AW2310 Monitors, I got three for 3D Vision surround but was disappointed with eyefinity. So i returned one, and am considering selling the other two and getting a new monitor.

I Now have my eyes on the DELL U2711. Should i give up 120Hz and 3D for 2D 27inches 60HZ IPS?
Should i just keep one of my Alienware monitors, and sell the other, or sell both and get that Dell. What should I do. Is that monitor really worth the 1000dollars.

Or should i just invest in other stuff?
Edited by invena - 1/7/12 at 9:25am
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post #2 of 36
Invest in other stuff.

No but seriously, IDK how you can go wrong with 27 inches of IPS.
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post #3 of 36
money burning a hole? get the dell and give me your 120hz bad boys biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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post #4 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Spacedinvader View Post

money burning a hole? get the dell and give me your 120hz bad boys biggrin.gifthumb.gif

Why don't I just give you all my money while I am at it?rolleyes.gif
Edited by invena - 1/7/12 at 9:30am
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post #5 of 36
U2711 and AW2310 is a great combo.biggrin.gif U2711's can be had for around 825 from Dell sales every few months.
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post #6 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by invena View Post

Why don't I just give you all my money while I am at it?rolleyes.gif

best idea I've heard all year tongue.gif
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post #7 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post

U2711 and AW2310 is a great combo.biggrin.gif U2711's can be had for around 825 from Dell sales every few months.

I not a big dual monitor buff, I like the elegance and cleanliness of having one screen, after having 3 monitors of surround/eyefinity, I cant stand multimon setups.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spacedinvader View Post

best idea I've heard all year tongue.gif

Sweet do you take PayPal?!eek.gif
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post #8 of 36
I would take the money out of your pocket, before you burn yourself, or your pants..... J/K tongue.gif

While a 27" IPS would be nice, its totally not worth the money, unless you need it for work. You would be better off getting newer components with that cash rather than buying 1 monitor for $1000. Stick with what you have and invest in some new components thumb.gif
post #9 of 36
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Originally Posted by Mattb2e View Post

I would take the money out of your pocket, before you burn yourself, or your pants..... J/K tongue.gif
While a 27" IPS would be nice, its totally not worth the money, unless you need it for work. You would be better off getting newer components with that cash rather than buying 1 monitor for $1000. Stick with what you have and invest in some new components thumb.gif

Sounds good, I may just buy a TV. Keep one monitor, and sell one. I'm leaning toward that.
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post #10 of 36
Those big Dell IPS displays are simply amazing, you won't regret going with one of them.
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