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I have always felt that 1080p screens should be 22 inch. Anything more should have higher pixels. 1080p at 22 is a sweet spot. I like 22 inch screens, they are just the right size. Bigger screens need more pixels to gain the same quality.

This is just my opinion.
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1080p on 27" is like Minecraft pixel on screen to me. You will need AA to make the game looks smooth without jaggy.

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post #13 of 13
I currently have a 27" 1080 monitor.

It's a Samsung Sync Master SA550.

27" @ 1920 x 1080 is OKAY. I actually recently sold the monitor to help fund a 27" 2560 x 1440. I'm not going to buy one of those Korean ones as I don't want to deal with any potential hassles or defects. I've pretty much got my mind set on a U2711. I know the U2713HM is coming out soon, but it won't be as top-quality and is more of a compromise in price for over-all quality.

If you can only afford a 1920 x 1080 27" monitor, and would like the size, I'd say go for it. But I can see not "individual pixels", but I can see edges not being as smooth as they should be. Especially with text.

Like I just said, I'm going with a high-quality monitor, but I have plans to use it for professional photography and videography purpose. Also, when I do game with it, I'm pretty sure I've got enough power for it, seeing as I have crossfire 6950's. Your GPU is something to consider.

My conclusion:
If you want a decent, large monitor on a budget: Either a "good" brand 27" @ 1920 x 1080, or gamble with a Korean IPS panel for the 2560 x 1440.
If you've got a bit higher of a budget, consider "good" branded 27" @ 2560 x 1440. Like Samsung, HP, or Dell.
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