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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.
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.

I spend 12 or more hours a day in from of the PC i have not gotten headaches or eyestrain once since i bought my Asus PB278Q so either the monitor is fine or i am not affected by PWM flicker
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either the monitor is fine or i am not affected by PWM flicker

Precisely that. All the monitors are fine, it's just that some people are not fine. wink.gif
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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

I have the Asus also. Any backlight bleed is minimal and unnoticeable. I don't have any dead or stuck pixels and I'm unaffected buy the PWM thing. It's been a great monitor for me, but I'm guessing the other options can be very nice also if you have an issue free unit. I wouldn't mind checking out the View sonic especially. It sounds like a solid monitor.
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it's the same thing. do you just not have a need for 2 monitors?

Nope, nor do I have room for a second one on my desk to fit side to side, and I'm a broke college student. Don't know which is going yet.
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I have been considering 1440p for a while , been particularly looking at one of the yamakasi catleap screens. Do all games support the higher resolution? like bf3 my main game for instance and how would my gpu set up do with it if i decide to purchase the screen?. Been looking at a nice white panel on ebay. 2 x gigabyte hd7870 1150/1250

Thanks in advance
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I have been considering 1440p for a while , been particularly looking at one of the yamakasi catleap screens. Do all games support the higher resolution? like bf3 my main game for instance and how would my gpu set up do with it if i decide to purchase the screen?. Been looking at a nice white panel on ebay. 2 x gigabyte hd7870 1150/1250

Thanks in advance

Most recent games support 1440p, I get 1440p support for Age of Empire 3 which is really old. Unless you are trying to play Warcraft 3 or something as ancient you shouldn't have a problem.

Dual 7870 with high clocks should work fine as I have no trouble with my single 680 2GB, you might not be able to run max AA due to Vram usage but that's it.
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Most recent games support 1440p, I get 1440p support for Age of Empire 3 which is really old. Unless you are trying to play Warcraft 3 or something as ancient you shouldn't have a problem.

Dual 7870 with high clocks should work fine as I have no trouble with my single 680 2GB, you might not be able to run max AA due to Vram usage but that's it.

That sells it then thanks, think this will definitely be my next upgrade. There is no games i cant max with my 2 gpu as yet so to increase the quality of the picture would be logical. Just feels a bit dodgy looking at import models on the auction site but it seem a good few ocn people own them so must be alright
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I have been considering 1440p for a while , been particularly looking at one of the yamakasi catleap screens. Do all games support the higher resolution? like bf3 my main game for instance and how would my gpu set up do with it if i decide to purchase the screen?. Been looking at a nice white panel on ebay. 2 x gigabyte hd7870 1150/1250

Thanks in advance
I have yet to see a game that could not run in 1440P even Legacy Of Kain: Defiance from 2003 can run in 1440P

Bought it from Steam and was sure it could not run in 1440P but it can
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I have yet to see a game that could not run in 1440P even Legacy Of Kain: Defiance from 2003 can run in 1440P

Freelancer (2003 as well) is the most recent Windows game I can think of. There are hacks for greater than 1280x1024 but they're kinda dodgy. Crimson Skies from 2000 doesn't like to go above 800x600 I believe. There is a fix for that as well though, but again a tad dodgy.

But that's digging deep.
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I have yet to see a game that could not run in 1440P even Legacy Of Kain: Defiance from 2003 can run in 1440P

Bought it from Steam and was sure it could not run in 1440P but it can

Does the response time really matter or is this a gimmick really, i mean the yamakasi is 6ms and my current screen is 1ms, this is the screen i have been looking at

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yamakasi-Catleap-Q270-LED-WHITE-WQHD-S-IPS-Speaker-27-Perfect-Pixel-Free-Volt-/111006205390?pt=UK_Computing_ComputerComponents_Monitors&hash=item19d87c45ce

Is this one good?

Thanks
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