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I noticed another cool feature with the Asus which I don't think my other monitors do.....

I have a PC connected using DVI and a laptop using DP to the Asus. The monitor switches input mode automatically depending on which signal is on so I don't have to manually go into the input selector menu. This is small but has made my life so much better!
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I know what you mean. In another post I stated that I wish these (larger)monitors came with remotes rather than fiddle with the buttons. The monitors I have had do search for an active signal but many times I have more than one computer hooked up simultaneously so I still have to go through the button sequence. That is another reason why I like to have multiples of the same monitor so I do not have to learn multiple sequences for each monitor.
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The ViewSonic VP2770-LED uses the same panel, but doesn't use PWM. I haven't heard much about it though.
 
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The ViewSonic VP2770-LED uses the same panel, but doesn't use PWM. I haven't heard much about it though.

I wish it was easier to find which monitors use pwm and which do not. I can star at the pos monitor in ky sog rig for like 14 hours and get no eye fatigue but the leds i try have in a couple hours, supposedly non pwm or hight rate pwm monitors would stop this,but crazy hard to find that information out every monitor i want to consider.
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Uhm correct me if I'm wrong, but the Viewsonic VP2770 LED uses IPS panel like the Dell U2713HM while this Asus PB278Q uses PLS panel like the Samsung S27A850D.
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Originally Posted by jacknhut View Post

Uhm correct me if I'm wrong, but the Viewsonic VP2770 LED uses IPS panel like the Dell U2713HM while this Asus PB278Q uses PLS panel like the Samsung S27A850D.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/viewsonic_vp2770-led.htm

Its a PLS panel, but its advertised as IPS on some sites like new egg.
 
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This thread is "Asus PB278Q: The Official 2560x1440 Semi-Glossy PLS Thread."

Not the Nixeus! I did not come here wanting to hear about a Nixeus monitor. If I wanted to know about that monitor I would go to the Nixeus thread started by SpeedyeggTart.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1286519/nixeus-vue-27-s-ips-2560x1440-led-monitor-nx-vue27-usa-brand

You may have a lot of information about the Nixeus monitor but please put it where it belongs, not here.

Please stop hijacking this thread and be kind to the rest of us.
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I just received this monitor Friday and all I can say is scenery mode...WOW!!!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hcforde View Post

.

lol, disparaging another product, because monitors have feelings.

Anyways, anandtech used the same method to measure the contrast on their Dell U2713, and it provided normal results that are nearly identical to every other reviews measurements, proving that, as I stated earlier the Nixeus can be compared. The average contrast ratio is 850:1, 500:1 is far below average. Junk is an appropriate word for something that has far below average performance in one of the most important areas of image quality.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6308/dell-u2713hm-unbeatable-performance-out-of-the-box/2

Now, please leave this thread alone.


Make sure to change the Trace Free (controls the overdrive) from 60 to 40 or 20, other wise you may see ghosting in the form of bright and dark overshoot. The white & black squares coming off of the white & blue boxes=bright & dark overshoot. I'm not sure why Asus chose Trace Free 60 as the default setting when 20 & 40 are much better. None of my images turned out properly for the Trace Free 20 box test, but it does not overshoot at all, though, in the car test Trace Free 40 is slightly better. I recommend using Trace Free 20 for an almost completely ghosting free experience. The PB278Q is pretty much as good as a 60hz display gets once the Trace Free 20 & 40 settings are used.
Trace Free 20
TraceFree20.jpg


Trace Free 40
TraceFree40.jpg
ChaseTF40.jpg

Trace Free 60
TraceFree60.jpg
ChaseTF60.jpg

Edited by MenacingTuba - 10/23/12 at 9:55pm
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Mine finally arrived on Saturday and I love it! No backlight bleed and as i had an AOC i2353 before the total lag is comparable or slightly lessened. In BF3 on ULTRA the input lag is noticeable but acceptable (to me). I did need to recalibrate my mouse sensitivity but all is good currently. Re: the Trace Free setting, I do not recommend the 20 setting for gaming as it seems to increase the lag. I suggest using 40 or 60 whilst playing BF3 albeit that lag will be least at 100 per TFT central's review.

IMHO only twitch gamers coming from a 120hz TN panel would be a little disappointed (for gaming) otherwise just buy one you will love it!
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