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Just trying to decide on which monitor to purchase for around 300Euros, I am aiming for a 1080p resolution and I was wondering whether I should invest in a 23" ISP for better picture quality or an 27" TN just for the bigger size. Does picture quality and pixel density matter to you? Both have good response times and I see zero ghosting or imput lag for gaming anyway.
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27" is too big for 1080p, looks like crap.
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Just trying to decide on which monitor to purchase for around 300Euros, I am aiming for a 1080p resolution and I was wondering whether I should invest in a 23" ISP for better picture quality or an 27" TN just for the bigger size. Does picture quality and pixel density matter to you? Both have good response times and I see zero ghosting or imput lag for gaming anyway.

I had a 27" 1080p. It was crap. Just get the IPS
     
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post #4 of 13
big pixels makes it that much worse for aliasing already. 27 inch is suited for 2560x1440, 1080p is more like for 21-24 inch monitors.

why not 2560x1440 btw? I do have the Auria from Microcenter for $400, and trust me, once you go to 1440p, 1080p will feel like low-resolution turd.
     
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post #5 of 13
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post

big pixels makes it that much worse for aliasing already. 27 inch is suited for 2560x1440, 1080p is more like for 21-24 inch monitors.
why not 2560x1440 btw? I do have the Auria from Microcenter for $400, and trust me, once you go to 1440p, 1080p will feel like low-resolution turd.


I went from 1024*768, to 1650*1050, To 1920*1080 and then finally 2560*1440, And out of all of those i felt the biggest differance with my IPS display then any other monitor.
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post #6 of 13
27" 1080p TN monitors look pretty terrible in my opinion. Go for the IPS 23" instead, if those are the only monitors you are considering. The image quality and pixel density make a huge difference.
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post #7 of 13
I would go with the IPS 23'', better panel, and pixel density matters since you sit close to it. But 300 euros is probably enough to get you a korea panel 27'' 2560x1440 display. Its a nice big step up from 1080 and well worth the investment imo.
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post #8 of 13
I would go IPS. But once you go IPS 27, you wont want anything besides that. The Dell u2711 was probably my best purchase, so much so I bought another one. You will see the clarity/details in pictures/videos.
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post #9 of 13
With that budget, you can get 27" 2560 x 1440
 
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post #10 of 13
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I would go IPS. But once you go IPS 27, you wont want anything besides that. The Dell u2711 was probably my best purchase, so much so I bought another one. You will see the clarity/details in pictures/videos.

Forgot to ask how is your U2711?
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