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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.

That is odd my asus 120hz nvidia3d display has the same problem
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I'm assuming it's because Trace Free will affect the refresh rate, so if VSync is off, it'll flicker/tear. Not that I've investigated it.

You don't happen to have an AMD graphics card, do you? I have a stock reference 7970. It'd be interesting to see if it only happens with AMD or if it affects Nvidia too.
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I'm assuming it's because Trace Free will affect the refresh rate, so if VSync is off, it'll flicker/tear. Not that I've investigated it.
You don't happen to have an AMD graphics card, do you? I have a stock reference 7970. It'd be interesting to see if it only happens with AMD or if it affects Nvidia too.

gigabyte 680 gtx stock speed here so its most defginitly asus related.
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Does it affect all your games, or just a few?
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few wow seems un effected as is cod battlefield has it tho
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Don't know if it's just me, but i don't really like TFTCentral presets
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Don't know if it's just me, but i don't really like TFTCentral presets

I didn't either. Did you try the one I made on page 21?
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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

I have no complaints about gaming on this screen. I mostly play BF:BC2. I used the Asus to replace a 24" Syncmaster that was rated at 2ms and the Asus is definitely a step up over all (as it should be for an additional $400 price). I personally have no complaints about this monitor in any regard though someone else might have different expectations. I am guessing the Samsung 850 is at least as nice but this one was ~$200 less expensive after taxes where I am (Toronto). I read up on the U2713 which is similar in price (when you can find it on sale) but I'd have had to order that on line and the Dell sounds to have some issues (image retention, an on screen 'screen door' pattern). The U2711 is on sale now up here, but again I'd rather buy from a B&M and I know that the AG of the U2711 is not universally liked.

I haven't seen the Dells or the Samsung in person but if you can find the Asus at $700 or under, then relative to the prices of the competition I'd say it's a good solid monitor for the price.
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Don't know if it's just me, but i don't really like TFTCentral presets

every panel is different tho anybody with a tiny bit of calibration knowledge will tell you this
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When I do get around to getting a new display, I'm definitely going to get a ColorMunki Smile to calibrate it. Not spending the $99 to calibrate a $700+ panel is a tad ludicrous.
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