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It is absolutely driving me nuts that this monitor is temporarily OOS at Amazon.

Anyone know if the display port is properly aligned on this monitor?

Most displayport plugs (if i am not mistaken) have a small tab you need to push in if you want to detach the cable.
Other monitors I've tried like the Auria 2560x1440 @ MicroCenter have the port flipped in such a way that it is incredibly difficult to remove the DisplayPort cable.
Edited by milkmandan - 11/8/12 at 7:38pm
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It is absolutely driving me nuts that this monitor is temporarily OOS at Amazon.
Anyone know if the display port is properly aligned on this monitor?
Most displayport plugs (if i am not mistaken) have a small tab you need to push in if you want to detach the cable.
Other monitors I've tried like the Auria 2560x1440 @ MicroCenter have the port flipped in such a way that it is incredibly difficult to remove the DisplayPort cable.

I bought one on Tuesday and am using displayport. I had no trouble at all with it.
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I bought one on Tuesday and am using displayport. I had no trouble at all with it.
You got from Amazon or somewhere else?
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You got from Amazon or somewhere else?

Picked it up at an NCIX near Toronto for $687. Mine is in good shape, no issues. It's a solid 'as advertised' monitor and I'm happy with it.
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Picked it up at an NCIX near Toronto for $687. Mine is in good shape, no issues. It's a solid 'as advertised' monitor and I'm happy with it.
I am wondering if I should bite the bullet and order from CircuitCity/TigerDirect. I am afraid of shipping damage and the monitor coming with dead/stuck pixels due to mishandling.
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Where do you live?
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Los Angeles California, Newegg is an option by they charge tax. Lots of it wink.gif
I know they have a will call option, but I'd prefer not to go that route unless I had to.
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Right, I forgot about skipping tax by ordering on line. I'm in Canada where there is tax either way. Still, the tax on a $700 monitor is under $50? For the $50 I think I'd still want to be able to walk into a Brick and Mortar store and have the chance to see the $700 monitor before I bought it. It'd be worth the $50 to me to know that I won't have hassles (and expenses) down the line. If you trust Asus QC though, then yeah, I can see where you'd order one from tiger or somewhere.
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i am on the edge of buying this monitor

im kinda trying to deside if i should buy a dell 2713 or this one * as there in the same price range*
how are the colors and how is the gaming on it * pixel response ghosting and all that*

on a note i find overshoot ghosting the worst i used to have a dell u 2711 and i did it away cause of the overshoot frown.gif wich is sad cause the colordepth was awesome

wel home you guys can help
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i am on the edge of buying this monitor
im kinda trying to deside if i should buy a dell 2713 or this one * as there in the same price range*
how are the colors and how is the gaming on it * pixel response ghosting and all that*
on a note i find overshoot ghosting the worst i used to have a dell u 2711 and i did it away cause of the overshoot frown.gif wich is sad cause the colordepth was awesome
wel home you guys can help

The Asus has Trace Free which allows you to control overshoot.
With regards to your other questions, the TFT Central review has quite a few comparisons. http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/asus_pb278q.htm

I'm not a hardcore gamer, but I play on my PB278Q and I have no complaints. The only issue I had was that setting trace free to 40 caused flickering and tearing while playing Payday: The Heist. Put it back to 60 and it's fine.
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