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Im looking to get a 22-24" monitor which will be used mostly for gaming..BF3 primarily...budget is 300$ any suggestions?
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What video cards are you using to power the monitor so a reasonable resolution can be chosen?
     
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2x 6870s at moment will probably upgrade to 8k series when those come out.
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Originally Posted by Pao View Post

What video cards are you using to power the monitor so a reasonable resolution can be chosen?

This ^ ...300 is enough to get you a 2560 x 1440 monitor assuming your GPUs can handle the resolution and you don't mine getting the base model which only has a single DVI-d port.

Edit: sorry you beat me too it thumb.gif

Your cards do have adequate power if you do consider a Korean screen. Are they 1 GB or 2? You probably want to play games with AA off but it doesn't matter as much at high resolutions.
Edited by Accuracy158 - 8/27/12 at 11:24am
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ASUS VE278Q, it's the one I have and it's awesome thumb.gif
 
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they are 1 gig cards ..which will be better for gaming for me then? and which will benefit me more 2560x1440 or 120 hz ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CROSSOVER-27Q-LED-27-Monitor-2560X1440-High-resolution-Monitor-QHD-DVI-/320865513557?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item4ab5133055

Or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236092

Another question, why are the prices varying so much for the korean monitors? hard to tell differences
Edited by Asy - 8/27/12 at 12:29pm
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on 1 gig cards ide go 1080p 120 hz Benq XL2420T 24" TRUE 120Hz or something .
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