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post #11 of 16
Can't seem to find it either, so it either still has to be released, has another model name or won't be released in the US (though I doubt that). A screen that uses the same display is the AOC i2757Fm (it's called differently in the US though, can't remember the model name). Minor downside is that it isn't factory calibrated like the LG is.
post #12 of 16
I'd go with a $300 27" 1440p Korean - theyre all 6ms and it really blows TN's away, with the 1 DVI input and no scalars you get almost no input lag which is great for gaming. 12ms might suck, but 6ms honestly you cant really tell ghosting or trailing unless you move your white mouse cursor against a dark background - and you get used to it.

I remember doing comparisons against my 24" 2ms Asus TN display - and it was pretty close - but the picture quality was worlds apart. Well worth the trade off.

But HDMI is a must huh? MMM..i dont think youll find a 27" IPS w/ HDMI for less than $400....
post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by Reaper2794 View Post

Hey guys. I'm looking for a sleek 27" monitor. I have some criteria so here it is:
Should look nice, I don't want the boring boxy office type look
27", 1080p to keep the cost down and frames good
HDMI connection is a must
Without built-in speakers (just makes it bulkier, and unnecessary for me)
LED-LCD, 60 Hz unless there's one that's 120
Between $250-350
I would prefer a quality brand like ASUS, Samsung, HP, Dell, LG, not crappy ones like Acer
I'm having a hard time finding one that's not ridiculously bland looking
I have a BX2450 right now and it's gorgeous, but for whatever reason Samsungs monitors are all either too expensive or just ugly and boring
ASUS is too boxy, same with DELL and HP
I'm having a hard time finding one /:

What are you basing your acer comments on exactly? In the world of cheap tn panels they are great in my personal experience, and there 27 inch os sleekest I have seen. That being said i would not buyanother tn panel unless it was 120hz.
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Thread Starter 
Yeah I just ordered a Catleap 270
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Yeah I just ordered a Catleap 270

No "crappy" brands like Acer huh? rolleyes.gif
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post #16 of 16
Get a Samsung S23A950D like me. Got it last December and it's still the best monitor I've ever used for gaming.
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