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Looking for a good monitor over 1080p

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Ok so i call myself a hardcore pc gamer and here i am playing my games at 1080p. something about that just doesn't sit right with me. Not to mention i have a second gtx 680 4gb twin frozr on its way from the egg. I doubt i will even be able to push both of them with my crappy 1080p tv. i kind of wanted to down size a bit anyways do to how bright my 47 inch is when gaming at night while the ole lady is sleeping. Anyways anyone suggest what i should get. i want the best picture quality and reliability i can get while trying to keep it under a 1000$. It would be nice to say 500$ but i don't think its going to happen with good picture anyways. 27 inch is just fine as far as size is concerned.
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post #2 of 6
You can get the Catleap lcd's for pretty cheap, 1440p led ips. When I bought mine it was $400, no dead pixels and looks great.
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can you give me a link to one thats reasonable on the price i can't find them on newegg. I don't really trust any other site unless some one gives me a heads up on it.
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post #4 of 6
Microcenter has the 1440s for 400. those are similar to catleaps
post #5 of 6
korean ips is the best bet for going above 1080p and not breaking the bank. Microcenter carries one brand of a korean ips 27" @ 1440p. There is few different brands and i don't know much more than the 2b catleaps were really popular when they were/are available.
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i keep hearing alot of things about these catleaps. only thing is i also see some stuff about the power plug and and setting up the color being a pain. I managed to find a catleap 27inch for under 400$ should i jump on it.
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Enermax Platimax 1350 watt MAGNUM STH10  razor Naga epic Sound Blaster Z series sound card 
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