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1440p gaming... Auria 27" vs. Korean Single Input monitors

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As the title states... looking to purchase a 27" monitor for gaming. I play on a 21.5" ASUS LED monitor now, and looking to make the upgrade.

My wants and needs: No tempered glass. Preferably matte screen, though I'm not sure if they sell the Korean monitors like that. As low of an input lag as possible as it'll primarily be a gaming monitor. Fairly inexpensive... Need it shipped to me for under $400 USD.

I also need a recommendation on a seller for such a monitor so I know I'm getting it from the right person smile.gif

EDIT:

I've gone against my previous thought... Matte is not a big deal anymore after some testing with a tablet. Now I'm more so worried about input lag from the Auria at Microcenter... I'd feel far more comfortable paying a bit more but getting a monitor with a warranty that I can return to a store about 40 minutes away given an issue. However, based on all the hearsay in the forum posts all over the internet I've reviewed... the consensus is the Auria has a higher input lag compared to single input Korean monitors... but is it REALLY a deal breaker? For those of you using an Auria... does it feel laggy? or is it plenty fast enough for non-competitive FPS gaming? Does someone have one of each of these monitors and can outline how different it really is? Does someone know of a review that could shed light on the comparison for me?

Thanks and look forward to beautiful 1440p gaming via your information/answers/suggestions smile.gif
Edited by DaClownie - 12/12/12 at 8:52pm
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post #2 of 11
Search on ebay: seller:accessorieswhole matte 1440.
Or: seller:bigclothcraft matte 1440.
Pick one you like the looks of.
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Search on ebay: seller:accessorieswhole matte 1440.
Or: seller:bigclothcraft matte 1440.
Pick one you like the looks of.

Basically this... My buddy and I each have tempered glass Crossovers from bigclothcraft. They look amazing. Any reason for matte over glass?
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I am also in the same market, although i need a 2B PCB on a matte screen and i cant find any. Any one got any info if they exist or can special order or something?
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Search on ebay: seller:accessorieswhole matte 1440.
Or: seller:bigclothcraft matte 1440.
Pick one you like the looks of.

Basically this... My buddy and I each have tempered glass Crossovers from bigclothcraft. They look amazing. Any reason for matte over glass?

Particularly I simply don't want any glare to interfere. I don't have a gloss screen now to test and see if the look would be overwhelming, and it's not a gamble I'd like to take lol.

My desk is in the corner of the kitchen... ceiling fan in the middle of the room is the main source of light, as well as a table lamp on the other side of the room, over my right shoulder. Window light would be coming in from an extreme angle, so I'm not so much worried about that.
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So, after playing around by positioning my tablet roughly where my monitor would be, glare shouldn't be a huge issue. With that being said, gloss is fine...

Now, after all that... Should I just go to Microcenter and grab an Auria 27" IPS? I know it's multi input... does that increase my input lag? Would I be better served by a different model?

Thanks again monitor gurus smile.gif
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Basically this... My buddy and I each have tempered glass Crossovers from bigclothcraft. They look amazing. Any reason for matte over glass?

Glossy monitors are superior over matte monitors every time except when the room you're in is extremely sunny. Other than that, glossy monitors destroy matte monitors.
post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by DaClownie View Post

So, after playing around by positioning my tablet roughly where my monitor would be, glare shouldn't be a huge issue. With that being said, gloss is fine...

Now, after all that... Should I just go to Microcenter and grab an Auria 27" IPS? I know it's multi input... does that increase my input lag? Would I be better served by a different model?

Thanks again monitor gurus smile.gif
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Title and original post amended to accomodate my change in purchasing mind set.

Thanks again for your continued assistance! smile.gif
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I hope you're not planning on driving this monitor with a tablet...
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