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Hey everyone!

Provided that:

Dell U2713HM = 490EUR;
Asus PB278q = 580EUR;
Viewsonic P2770 = 627EUR.

Am I right in assuming that one should go for the Dell, and that the other two are not worth the extra cash?
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Originally Posted by Tomalak View Post

Hey everyone!

Provided that:

Dell U2713HM = 490EUR;
Asus PB278q = 580EUR;
Viewsonic P2770 = 627EUR.

Am I right in assuming that one should go for the Dell, and that the other two are not worth the extra cash?

All 3 of those has their good and bad points you sould not demiss the other 2 due to their higher cost at least not before you are sure what the bad and good points of all 3 are
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Originally Posted by Tomalak View Post

Hey everyone!

Provided that:

Dell U2713HM = 490EUR;
Asus PB278q = 580EUR;
Viewsonic P2770 = 627EUR.

Am I right in assuming that one should go for the Dell, and that the other two are not worth the extra cash?
Best bang for your buck is the Dell however it has quality control issues, I'm in the process of RMAing my first one because it has two bright spots and bad yellow/backlight bleed. If you can get a near perfect Dell then it's an amazing monitor. If you can pay the premium the VP2770 is the best 1440p monitor you can buy but it's up to you whether you want to pay it.
The Asus is okay but also has quality control issues, uses PWM back lighting and isn't visually as good as the Dell or Viewsonic.
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Am I right in assuming that one should go for the Dell, and that the other two are not worth the extra cash?

Yes. thumb.gif But the Viewsonic is still worth considering.
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All 3 of those has their good and bad points you sould not demiss the other 2 due to their higher cost at least not before you are sure what the bad and good points of all 3 are

hmm ok, more reading to do then!

A lot of people seem to recommend the Viewsonic for gaming purposes, I'm just not sure if it's superior enough for 100+ eur extra.

EDIT: thanks everyone! Can't keep up with the replies. thumb.gif

EDIT2: I guess I just have to make sure I buy from a store with good return policy!
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hmm ok, more reading to do then!

A lot of people seem to recommend the Viewsonic for gaming purposes, I'm just not sure if it's superior enough for 100+ eur extra.

EDIT: thanks everyone! Can't keep up with the replies. thumb.gif

EDIT2: I guess I just have to make sure I buy from a store with good return policy!
I have the Asus PB278Q that model has its problems like backlight bleed or flicker mine have none of those just a single dead pixel otherwise its perfectly fine
Edited by shilka - 3/23/13 at 11:02am
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I'm just not sure if it's superior enough for 100+ eur extra.

Factor in how long you plan on using the display. If you are going to use it for 3+ years, an extra hundred isn't too much. Look at warranty, dead pixel policies, etc as well. I've no idea what those are like there, so definitely something to consider.

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I have the Asus PB278Q that model has it problems like backlight bleed or flicker mine have none of those just a single dead pixel otherwise its perfectly fine

The PWM flicker by its very nature is imperceptible, even so it can still affect susceptible individuals, the most common reaction is headache or eyestrain.
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hmm ok, more reading to do then!

A lot of people seem to recommend the Viewsonic for gaming purposes, I'm just not sure if it's superior enough for 100+ eur extra.

EDIT: thanks everyone! Can't keep up with the replies. thumb.gif

EDIT2: I guess I just have to make sure I buy from a store with good return policy!
Bottom line, get the Viewsonic if you can afford it or the Dell if you want the cheaper option, but if you go with the Dell be prepared to return it because there is a high chance it will have some issues.
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Factor in how long you plan on using the display. If you are going to use it for 3+ years, an extra hundred isn't too much. Look at warranty, dead pixel policies, etc as well. I've no idea what those are like there, so definitely something to consider.

There are stores which allow returns with "no questions asked" in a certain period (14 days), so I'll use one of those.

It's part of the whole system upgrade I'm planning, so an extra 100 here and there adds up.

Plus, the more cash I can save for a new GPU, the better! biggrin.gif
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dell has premium panel guarantee, one bright pixel and you get replacement. i got one 10 days ago and its great, tough i kind of am never content so now i have buyers remorse for not going for u3011 xD but that one costs 1100-1120eur. well maybe once this one stops working in 10 years tongue.gif

i had an 19inch 1280x1024 lcd viewsonic purchased for about 600eur and it stopped working after 8 years. i also had 1920x1080 LG on which the switch on/off button stopped working after 1000 turns on and off ... (after 18 months ...)

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