Ah, thanks for the info on the scaler, very useful indeed. But.. If they don't have a scaler, how do they behave at other resolutions? Blu-Ray or DVDs display?
Also, Tthe Samsung's input lag is equal to zero according to this review
of the Asus PB278Q that uses the same panel.
The Samsung SyncMaster S27A850D is a good 1440p and it's the less expensive in my country; indeed it uses a Samsung PLS panel while the Crossover and the Koreans use an IPS LG panel.
I've done research on monitors lately, and I had many surprises. Here's a review
of the Samsung. The guy really seems to know what he's talking about (I think he contributes here at OCN). I've read several reviews and apparently the site Prad.de is a reference in monitor testing, as they test the latency / response time with an oscilloscope instead of SMTP so they have the best results... and the results are surprising... They say the Samsung S27A850D
is "very good" (the best note, after "good", "satisfactory", and "sufficient").
As for the Korean monitors, unfortunately they only tested the Shimian QH270
, which they noted as "satisfactory" (a not-so-good review) , the latency time was longer (very long, almost 24ms total) and the overall performance a little disappointing... Now the latency time on the Shimian may be due to the fact that it's a multi-input model, I know I'll only buy a single-input model. Though I think input lag and response time are different things?
Using other measurements, the Crossover 2720MDP (Multi-input) showed inferior response times, slightly better than the Samsung in these reviews: Samsung
Still, I would think that a good Crossover unit is better in terms of overall display quality than the Samsung.
Have you compared the Crossover with other monitors, such as TN panels? Are you an enthusiast gamer? You don't notice any latency, the controls are not mushy, no ghosting, no blurring, nothing? At all? Sory for all these questions, I want to be sure before pulling the trigger on such a thing.