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As for whoever suggested the alienware... that's just sad. IMO such a low response time is a load of... alienware.

There's nothing wrong with recommending the Alienware AW2310. It's an excellent 3D/120Hz gaming screen, with its only disadvantage being its high price. Not only does it have great gaming performance but it also has better build quality than most monitors I've ever dealt with in the past...the base is steel, the menu buttons are motion-sensitive light up, and the screen front/back/swivel all feel really solid. Its clearly designed for only gamers in mind but it is an excellent screen for doing just that and surviving years on a gamer's desk.

It probably is a great screen however there has to be a lot of better monitors that one can buy for far less. And as for motion sensitive light-up and build quality, firstly what is really the point of motion sensitive buttons? Perhaps the OP thinks differently about this but IMO, it's just a gimmick. wink.gif

I guess though since you already have a 120Hz screen you can't really go back - I guess it's like seeing a dead pixel - once you spot it you won't be able to un-spot it. biggrin.gif

Wait a moment... look at this: http://www.overclock.net/t/1232084/yamakasi-catleap-q270-100hz-guaranteed

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It probably is a great screen however there has to be a lot of better monitors that one can buy for far less. And as for motion sensitive light-up and build quality, firstly what is really the point of motion sensitive buttons? Perhaps the OP thinks differently about this but IMO, it's just a gimmick. wink.gif

Its not the fact that their simply motion sensitive, but that they light up. Its a nice feature and shows attention to detail instead of placing side buttons that are hard to find while doing something or playing a game. I already said they were overpriced, but the fact stands its a nice 120hz monitor. And slight off-topic: If price isn't an issue its a great choice for a gaming rig.
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DELL U2311H or U2312HM. Fitting your described characteristics and beyond. Zero bright defective pixel policy, IPS (awesome viewing angles), stands with good adjustment range + pivot (and unlike TN screens pivot is actually usable as viewing angles are good enough for that position).

399

And - if you decide to go Eyefinity they are good for 5x1 portrait, which is in my opinion the best combination of screens for Eyefinity.

Edit: Or get a Catleap. 2560x1440 ... mmmm ... ofc they dont fit your feature list particularly well being glossy and with crap stands. But awesome amount of pixels for good money and well ... you can get VESA wallmount as cheap as 15$ usually.
Edited by Carniflex - 4/19/12 at 2:57am
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