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post #21 of 72
So its like the Micro Center monitor?

I'll stick with my perfect pixel Achieva Shimian and call it a day.
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post #22 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Lurking Ninja View Post

120 hz?

No. 120 Hz does not conform to any spec at this resolution and is a product of using a special PCB board, not the panel inside the monitor. These will use standard LG A- grade panels like all Korean imports.

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Originally Posted by snoogins View Post

So its like the Micro Center monitor?
I'll stick with my perfect pixel Achieva Shimian and call it a day.

Exactly
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post #23 of 72
Never really bought anything at Monoprice besides their cables, which are decent for the price. The conductors may not be plucked from the silver manes of unicorns, but they get the job done.
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Iv gotten some $6 monoprice headphones which were some of the best sounding sub $50 pair I'v heard. The only cavet was it was an over the ear cable design, which I'm not really a fan of.
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Only 72% color gamut? That's a little disappointing, but not a total deal breaker.
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Of course, right after I get my Tempest... rolleyes.gif Maybe I'll have to get one for my other computer. biggrin.gif
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post #27 of 72
Quote:
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Only 72% color gamut? That's a little disappointing, but not a total deal breaker.

Why's it disappointing? 72% is the full sRGB gamut, and most photographers work in sRGB because Adobe RGB is so difficult to use for online publishing. 99% of monitors out there are not able to handle Adobe RGB and those files look like crap as a result.
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Ugh...when this comes out I'll be so tempted to get one.

What do you think guys, do I replace my 5760x1080 Eyefinity setup? Playing certain games at 5670x1080 is cool...but most don't support it very well. The only time I really use it is when I want to play a racing game, playing Need for Speed Shift in Eyefinity is cool and works well. Other than that, I usually use only my center monitor for gaming, with random browser, chat, playlist, etc windows on my two side monitors. I could always use the 2560x1440 as a center monitor and keep my two side monitors, but I'm not sure I'd have enough desk space for that. My three current monitors are only 21.5" screens, having a huge 27" on my desk would take up a ton of space, so much that I may only be able to run it with a second monitor, not a third as well.

I do really like having three matching monitors, it makes my desk look awesome, and the ability to play certain games in Eyefinity is cool, but my current monitors are cheap eMachines TN panels that I bought on clearance, and so they really aren't that great. This'll be a tough decision.
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post #29 of 72
Quote:
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Ugh...when this comes out I'll be so tempted to get one.
What do you think guys, do I replace my 5760x1080 Eyefinity setup? Playing certain games at 5670x1080 is cool...but most don't support it very well. The only time I really use it is when I want to play a racing game, playing Need for Speed Shift in Eyefinity is cool and works well. Other than that, I usually use only my center monitor for gaming, with random browser, chat, playlist, etc windows on my two side monitors. I could always use the 2560x1440 as a center monitor and keep my two side monitors, but I'm not sure I'd have enough desk space for that. My three current monitors are only 21.5" screens, having a huge 27" on my desk would take up a ton of space, so much that I may only be able to run it with a second monitor, not a third as well.
I do really like having three matching monitors, it makes my desk look awesome, and the ability to play certain games in Eyefinity is cool, but my current monitors are cheap eMachines TN panels that I bought on clearance, and so they really aren't that great. This'll be a tough decision.
I went to a korean display from three 25" HP monitors in surround/eyefinity. I am happy with my decision.
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