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Well, seeing as how I have a GTX 580, it its recommended to use for dual screen setup. So I think Ill be able to push one screen just fine. biggrin.gif

What is it about these Korean monitors that has everyone all excited? Ive been trying to look, but nothing is really popping up.
post #12 of 34
well from what ive read there are specific brands that are led, ips,1440p, and can be overclocked with custom drivers to around 100hz or more. so kinda the best of both worlds
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I think the 100+ MHz ones are no longer available. Only a specific model version was over clockable.

What has gotten a lot of people excited is that for around USD $300 you get a monitor that is equivalent to a $800 27" IPS from Dell or Apple. Aside from the fact that the stands and chassis aren't as well designed and that most of them only have one type of input (DVI), etc.
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Get the 1440p Korean. I'm depressed I was so rushed into buying my monitors... I don't mind my 27in, but the 24in is sad-smiley-002.gif

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post #15 of 34
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Get the 1440p Korean. I'm depressed I was so rushed into buying my monitors... I don't mind my 27in, but the 24in is sad-smiley-002.gif

So your unhappy with your Asus VE? What about it makes you not happy? I have a 22" with close to the same specs.

Ive taken a look at the korean models. There are so many to choose from. Are there ones I should stay away from, like the lite versions? And whats with this pixel perfect deal. Looks like you can have any where between 3-10 pixels dead and considered good? Really?
post #16 of 34
I don't want to jack your thread Jason, but I thought this might be a question you would like answered as well.

What would be the best option for a x1080 monitor with 120mhz? There are so many on the market, but which would be best for someone like me (and Jason) who likes FPS shooters like BF3 and CS:GO?
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post #17 of 34
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That is a good line of thinking Recipe7, and no worries. If the question is close to the same, and you can think of things to ask that I haven't then that works to both of our favors...

Is there a benefit to x1080 monitors and games? or is 1440 just as good? I know when you hit 1440 you take a big bite out of your fps.
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So your unhappy with your Asus VE? What about it makes you not happy? I have a 22" with close to the same specs.
Ive taken a look at the korean models. There are so many to choose from. Are there ones I should stay away from, like the lite versions? And whats with this pixel perfect deal. Looks like you can have any where between 3-10 pixels dead and considered good? Really?

 

The fact that it's not a 27in 1440p ): Plus, it has horrible white/black contrast. It's really noticeable next to my Planar.

 

If you're worried about pixels, spend a lil more and get a "pixel perfect" monitor. They're usually I think $20-50 more.

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Jason, I've bought four Korean monitors (all four were achieva shimians) and only one of them was absolutely perfect. The other monitors suffered from dust under the glass, dead pixels, or just complete malfunctions where the whole screen was flickering green, etc. Honestly, if you're saving up money to buy a single monitor to last you a long time, I wouldn't put your money on the Korean brands. I would stick to domestic with an easily usable warranty. It is easily pushing 100 dollars to send a monitor back over to korea for warranty services.

You'll just have to make a choice between 1440p or 120hz, or maybe you'd be fine with 1200p IPS. You have to see each choice and make a decision that's right for you. I've had plenty of different monitor set ups, but I've gotten the most mileage out of dual 1080p displays. I currently use two 120hz panels and it's lovely. But that may not be the right choice for you. Monitors are highly debatable as to what is best.
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Jason, I've bought four Korean monitors (all four were achieva shimians) and only one of them was absolutely perfect. The other monitors suffered from dust under the glass, dead pixels, or just complete malfunctions where the whole screen was flickering green, etc. Honestly, if you're saving up money to buy a single monitor to last you a long time, I wouldn't put your money on the Korean brands. I would stick to domestic with an easily usable warranty. It is easily pushing 100 dollars to send a monitor back over to korea for warranty services.
You'll just have to make a choice between 1440p or 120hz, or maybe you'd be fine with 1200p IPS. You have to see each choice and make a decision that's right for you. I've had plenty of different monitor set ups, but I've gotten the most mileage out of dual 1080p displays. I currently use two 120hz panels and it's lovely. But that may not be the right choice for you. Monitors are highly debatable as to what is best.

So in the market of 27", Ill have either choice of 1440p or 120Hz?

Dont the 1440p's run in the 75-85hz. I just dont want to drop below 75Hz. Obviously the higher the better.

I hadn't even considered IPS panels. I was under the impression that they were bad for gaming.

Im thinking about looking for a reputable shipper on ebay that has a good panel available.
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