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Thanks for your feedback, happy to hear I don't need to immediately upgrade my system (plan to in near future, just not now) to be able to run at 1440p. I don't mind lowering some settings and even disabling AA altogether for now until I upgrade my computer. I just wanted to make sure that I could use this monitor for the games I play out of the box, didn't want it sitting around for couple months which is when I plan on getting new components for computer.

One last question, I noticed the difference between 1080p and 1440p in price is $300+ dollars between the monitors I was comparing, PB278Q (1440p) and the VS278Q-P (1080p)...
Is the price difference worth it for higher resolution? I ask because most here probably made the jump from 1080p to 1440p and can give solid opinion since you've use both for comparison.

Thanks again for current feedback - and any more that can help me in my decision making.
(sorry if this is wrong place to post these types of questions, I figured asking users who actually own these monitors was best place which is why I posted here for advice)

90% sure making the purchase this week, leaving 10% open in case some 1440p owners think the cost isn't worth the difference from 1080p...

1440P has 80% more pixels then 1080P or 2 million Vs 3,6 million pixels

Is 1440P worth it not only yes but hell yes once you have seen 1440P you will never want to go back to 1080P or lower
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post #4832 of 6172
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Originally Posted by gwoody View Post

Thanks for your feedback, happy to hear I don't need to immediately upgrade my system (plan to in near future, just not now) to be able to run at 1440p. I don't mind lowering some settings and even disabling AA altogether for now until I upgrade my computer. I just wanted to make sure that I could use this monitor for the games I play out of the box, didn't want it sitting around for couple months which is when I plan on getting new components for computer.

One last question, I noticed the difference between 1080p and 1440p in price is $300+ dollars between the monitors I was comparing, PB278Q (1440p) and the VS278Q-P (1080p)...
Is the price difference worth it for higher resolution? I ask because most here probably made the jump from 1080p to 1440p and can give solid opinion since you've use both for comparison.

Thanks again for current feedback - and any more that can help me in my decision making.
(sorry if this is wrong place to post these types of questions, I figured asking users who actually own these monitors was best place which is why I posted here for advice)

90% sure making the purchase this week, leaving 10% open in case some 1440p owners think the cost isn't worth the difference from 1080p...

Like others had said, once you have used 1440P, even just for a few days/hours, it would be very hard to return to 1080P without feeling deprived wink.gif
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I can attest to this coming from 1200P, much less 1080.
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post #4834 of 6172
Imo if the price difference is important... go pick up a cheap korean screen.

Bought 9 of them of different brands (Yamakasi, Crossover, Achivia and Qnix).

Never had any with more then 1 dead pixel and they are pretty decent for the price.

Qnix are the cheapest and some models come with very light coating and you can overclock them to 96hz with no problems.

Yamaksi are pretty decent and got a cool design.

Crossovers got better materials on the stand and some can pivot.
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post #4835 of 6172
Most QNIX and X-Star PLS will do 120+ but the average user has settled on 96. One reason is a darkening effect as the refresh rate gets higher. Another is difficulty pushing frames above 100 in new games in the first place.
Edited by wrigleyvillain - 5/26/13 at 10:10am
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post #4836 of 6172
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Originally Posted by King4x4 View Post

Imo if the price difference is important... go pick up a cheap korean screen.

Bought 9 of them of different brands (Yamakasi, Crossover, Achivia and Qnix).

Never had any with more then 1 dead pixel and they are pretty decent for the price.

Qnix are the cheapest and some models come with very light coating and you can overclock them to 96hz with no problems.

Yamaksi are pretty decent and got a cool design.

Crossovers got better materials on the stand and some can pivot.

Crossover 27Q LED (or LED-P, the model that has pivot stand) has the thinnest bezel of all 1440P monitors on the consumer market (including Samsung, DELL, Apple). The only problem is: it can't be overclocked.

I have 2 27Q LED-P for 6 months and am planning to get a 3rd one just so that I can play the games in triple-screens.
post #4837 of 6172
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Crossover 27Q LED (or LED-P, the model that has pivot stand) has the thinnest bezel of all 1440P monitors on the consumer market (including Samsung, DELL, Apple). The only problem is: it can't be overclocked.

I have 2 27Q LED-P for 6 months and am planning to get a 3rd one just so that I can play the games in triple-screens.
You actually can overclock it if you buy the overclockable PCB from overlord and install it thumb.gif
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You actually can overclock it if you buy the overclockable PCB from overlord and install it thumb.gif

Yes, I know, but that cost a leg and and an arm for 3 monitors wink.gif
post #4839 of 6172
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Most QNIX and X-Star PLS will do 120+ but the average user has settled on 96. One reason is a darkening effect as the refresh rate gets higher. Another is difficulty pushing frames above 100 in new games in the first place.

My friend has a Qnix at 120fps, I have an iOne Display Pro. I could share the icc profile we make of his screen if there is any interest.
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My friend has a Qnix at 120fps, I have an iOne Display Pro. I could share the icc profile we make of his screen if there is any interest.
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