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post #23 of 117
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Just one more question (I think)...
Should I use the DVI or displayport connection?
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I believe DisplayPort is a newer tech.
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Just one more question (I think)...
Should I use the DVI or displayport connection?

It really doesnt matter. The signal is the same, the newest dual link DVI-D provides 3D but you dont need it. But you seem to want the best so you probably want to go for that.
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dual link dvi will probably work best. the monitor will come with dvi cable. only use dp if you absolutely have to.
    
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dual link dvi will probably work best. the monitor will come with dvi cable. only use dp if you absolutely have to.

maybe I don't know enough about it but I thought that dual link DVI didn't offer any real advantages over DP for signal quality (esp. since this is 2560 @ 60hz, both DP and dual DVI should be able to carry the full signal).

It just comes down to preference imo. I like the cable better for DP (easier to plug in and remove)
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post #28 of 117
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dual link dvi will probably work best. the monitor will come with dvi cable. only use dp if you absolutely have to.

Both do the job just as fine as the other, depending on which you have available from your GPU.
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post #29 of 117
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I ended up going with the HP ZR30w.
I didn't need Dell's scaler or OSD.

Plus it seems that ZR30w has a better build quality and lower input lag.
I won't be using this display on anything other than the native resolution if I can help it.
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post #30 of 117
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Whatever you do, don't get a 1080p 30 or 27". The res just looks like garbage @ that size. The 27" Apple Cinema Displays are great too if you are like me and hate the amount of anti glare dell puts on those things.

Dell 27" IPS monitors are 2560x1440.
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