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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

If only it had CCFL backlighting.

Why? LEDs are brighter, use less power (which also means easier to make inverters for) and can do Active Contrast depending on how they are setup. Get the Right LEDs and the color will be just as good as any CCFL (color requires the use of specific amounts of specific gasses.)
post #52 of 72
Out of the few LED-backlit monitors I've used, the light doesn't seem as uniform as CCFL's. And there's the whole thing that there is no such thing as a truly white LED, so you'll always have a bluish tint to counter adjust.

Maybe I'll just have to bite the bullet. Long gone are the days of CCFL-IPS monitors (kind of).
Edited by ImmortalKenny - 11/1/12 at 4:28pm
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I wonder how the input lag is going to be on these. I know that on the multi-input Catleap it isn't very good.
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I found you all being funny... I bought 27" 1440 for $350... some people got it for $300... -.-

 

$400 "oh yes! buy buy".... >.> 

 

 

edit... oh wait... HDMI + other inputs? ... yes I'll buy! But more input lags?

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Just as far as bandwidth is concerned, is 120Hz @ 2560x1440 doable with any current I/O standards? I think HDMI and DisplayPort can both do 75Hz @ 2560x1600, seems like 120Hz @ 2560x1440 would be a no-go.

Only with DVI, maybe with Display Port.

Dual link DVI has no upper spec on pixel clock, only single link does. The RAMDAC in video cards are said to be 400MHz capable, but Nvidia uses 500MHz RAMDAC's. Since 120Hz@2560x1440 usually uses less than 500MHz, it is easily doable. You just have to now unlock the bios since ever since the 120Hz displays became popular, Nvidia locked the DVI clock down. Its an easy fix. Some AMD cards can be pushed fairly easily to the 500MHz range on their RAMDAC's too so many of those cards can run 120Hz

120Hz on my 2560 x 1440 display uses a 470MHz pixel clock.
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$400?! I'll take 3 thank you very much.
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Shame, it has no pivot.
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400$ for an 27'' 2560x1440 displayport IPS screen - now lets just hope that they make as thin bezels as they can! I'm definately interested.

Where are people seeing 400? I know the microcenter one is 400
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Where are people seeing 400? I know the microcenter one is 400

I wondered that originally too. It's easy to miss because it's somewhat poorly worded. At the very end of the quote in the OP you'll see that the interviewer asked about price and his interviewee said he would guess at around the $400 mark.
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Hmm, well pixel perfect overlords are 370 so if anyone is thinking this is a great deal they can jump now if they want.
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