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post #11 of 23
Yup, let me push the Korean market even further here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/CROSSOVER-27Q-LED-High-Resolutio-n-2560x1440-QHD-DVI-D-Dual-S-IPS-27-Monitor-/110867210291?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item19d0336033

$400 shipped from Accessorieswhole ($355 from Dream-Seller), one of the easiest sellers to work with should any problems arise which is seldom in it of itself. You'll get it two to three days after purchase and Dream-seller is another seller I've bought from as well, lower prices and gets the product to you, I'd stay with AW just encase your weary about the whole thing.

As for the reasoning, your more than likely not going to like the 1080p resolution on a 27 inch monitor, I've seen 1080p desktop usage on a 32 inch HDTV (roommate in college) and I cringed slightly. At $300 you can get yourself a 2560x1440 resolution on the 27 inch platform, the PPI will be calling your name all day when your away.

If you were going to stick with the popular e-retailers I'd get a 24 inch 1080p instead but that's OT
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Table's wrong, has Apple as no for 27", using one to type this out lol but has everything else correct as far as I know.

If you can accept buying from the various Korean sellers on eBay you'll end up a happy customer.
I couldn't afford to spend $2000 on two more Apple Cinema Displays (would if I could) to finish my 1440p surround setup so I bought two Crossover 27Q models from eBay in the past couple of months and although there is slight yellow fringing around the panels themselves you can't ask for more. The bezel and picture will rival anything sub $550.
Edited by Azefore - 10/13/12 at 12:38pm
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Received my Korean with absolutely no dead pixels/back light issues for $280 shipped from eBay.

They all use the same LG panels anyways. You're overpaying if you're over $300.

Phenomenal.
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You're overpaying if you're over $300.

Depending if the enclosure and stand options are worth it to you imo.
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First, what is better crossover, achieva Shimian or Catleap of the Korean? Now, if I through in an Asus as well would you still choose the Korean over Asus?
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First, what is better crossover, achieva Shimian or Catleap of the Korean? Now, if I through in an Asus as well would you still choose the Korean over Asus?

i would though thumb.gif, i just got my Crossover 27Q 2560x1440 IPS from dream-seller everything went out smoothly. he even checks the monitor before he ships them, so yeah i would choose the Korean over Asus anyday if it's cheaper smile.gif

oh i forgot, the crossover, achieva Shimian or Catleap, they all have the same quality. it's just the stand that's different.
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1440 vs 1080 for a 27"
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1440 vs 1080 for a 27"

1080: Larger pixels, less space to work with when not gaming, will look softer compared to 1440

1440: Denser display, will appear very sharp, enough room to hold you over for quite a while, feels like the right resolution for 27"
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First, what is better crossover, achieva Shimian or Catleap of the Korean? Now, if I through in an Asus as well would you still choose the Korean over Asus?

All three are based of the same LG panel, the only differences (as AWESOME_3_SOME stated) are just their bezel designs, stands, and connectivity options. If you want an all metal design Crossover is the one your looking for, if not the Shimian and Catleap can be judged on looks for your own preferences.
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Lg 23" monitor
http://www.samsclub.com/sams/23-lg-e51-series-slim-led-monitor/prod6300028.ip?navAction=push

Samsung 27" monitor
http://www.samsclub.com/sams/27-samsung-led-monitor-with-magicangle/prod6490222.ip?navAction=push

I took a piece of cardboard and made the two sizes of screens, and I don't think a 23" would be 2 small for size either. If it ends up being 2 small for photos then I can always add later on.
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post #19 of 23
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I took a piece of cardboard and made the two sizes of screens, and I don't think a 23" would be 2 small for size either. If it ends up being 2 small for photos then I can always add later on.

A quality IPS 24" display will do you good at 1080P like I mentioned earlier, Dell's a good one.
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post #20 of 23
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Is this 23" better than the lg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236288
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