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I have been running with a 25" 1080p and love it. It is amazingly clear. I can't notice any pixelation whatsoever. Thinking of upgrading to the exact same monitor except 27". You guys think just 2 inches would make a drastic difference in pixelation? I sit about 2 feet away.
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my 27' looks great @ 2 feet, no more pixelation than my old 24'.
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I have been running with a 25" 1080p and love it. It is amazingly clear. I can't notice any pixelation whatsoever. Thinking of upgrading to the exact same monitor except 27". You guys think just 2 inches would make a drastic difference in pixelation? I sit about 2 feet away.

No, it would not make a big difference at all.

But to be honest...1080p looks optimal at 23/24". Why the move to 27"? I had a 1920x1200 27" ASUS monitor, and that's about the lowest resolution I would put up with for a screen that size. I think you should stay put, since you're not going to gain screen real estate. Unless you just want the physical screen size or will be using it as a TV or something, or the upgrade is free...
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27" 1080p will have the jaggies so much. If you have the VRAM to turn up AA all the way though, it shouldn't be too bad.

Personally, I would upgrade to a higher resolution if you're going to spend money at all. 1920×1200 or 2560×1440/1600. biggrin.gif
If you don't want to do that, though then just save the money. tongue.gif
 
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27" 1080p will have the jaggies so much. If you have the VRAM to turn up AA all the way though, it shouldn't be too bad.
Personally, I would upgrade to a higher resolution if you're going to spend money at all. 1920×1200 or 2560×1440/1600. biggrin.gif
If you don't want to do that, though then just save the money. tongue.gif

^ This. My monitor, for example, is the best hardware investment i've made in 2-3 years...Achieva Shimian from Korea...27" IPS, 2560x1440p, NO ANTI-GLARE COATING!, uses the same LG panel as Apple Cinema Displays and Dell IPS displays....and it costs $319 right now.

Achieva Shimian, 27" IPS, 2560x1440, $319.00 shipped

If you need more convincing, here is the OCN thread:

2560x1440p Korean IPS displays

EDIT: it's actually $317.00 shipped.
Edited by jcde7ago - 5/4/12 at 8:03pm
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Originally Posted by -SE7EN- View Post

my 27' looks great @ 2 feet, no more pixelation than my old 24'.

Basically the upgrade is free. The 25" was purchased at Best Buy for $245 and I picked up the 27" off ebay shipped fo $243 and returned the 25"

I definitely considered that Achieva but I just can't take that risk. I know a lot of them are great but I also read that there is about a 60/40 split between people who's are flawless and people who have issues. My computer has been out of service for over a month now because I haven;t had a video card and I really don't want to have to take the chance of getting a bad monitor that must be returned to Korea, communicating with a seller who doesn't speak English well, while at the same time putting me out of a computer for another 2 weeks
Edited by jta98z - 5/4/12 at 8:05pm
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are you guys serious? i have a 40 inch 1080p hdtv, it's nowhere near being pixelated
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Basically the upgrade is free. The 25" was purchased at Best Buy for $245 and I picked up the 27" off ebay shipped fo $243 and returned the 25"

I would....return it immediately and grab what I posted above. You'll thank me later. thumb.gif
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I would....return it immediately and grab what I posted above. You'll thank me later. thumb.gif

Unless his rig can't handle gaming at 2560x1440 frown.gif
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Unless his rig can't handle gaming at 2560x1440 frown.gif

Yeah, that's true...but it'd be a shame to spend $250-260 on a 1080p monitor when he can get a quality 2560x1440p IPS display at the physical screen size he wants for like $70 more.
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