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Also vouch for Monoprice. Haven't purchased anything big from them but their cables have always been great. Customer service was good for me too. They sent me the wrong cable one time and after contacting them they told me to keep it and they got the correct one out to me asap. Granted it was only a cable, but still. It was quick and easy.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 

It's amazing how many people DON'T know about Monoprice.
Every friend I tell about them thinks they're cheap and crappy cables. Only to end up wasting money on Monster ones. rolleyes.gif

I have recently discovered monoprice myself in the last 6 months, always been using cables2go until they decided to increases prices 500%. What advantage do these new monitors offer besides warranty? My catleap has 0 dead pixels and offers stunning picture quality.

EDIT: Didn't realize this was a catleap with just a warranty. Cool I guess, but $100 more than I payed for mine.
Edited by Shmerrick - 1/10/13 at 12:05pm
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post #23 of 143
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Originally Posted by ez12a View Post

not so sure if it's that great of a deal over microcenter's auria.

DVI-D only? sounds a lot like a "bypass model" which has limited compatibility with certain GPUs.

For $10 more you can get a Auria with multiple inputs and a ad board

When it comes to the cheap Korean monitors (or rebrands of the cheap Korean monitors...), you WANT the ones with only DVI-D. They have less input lag than the ones with more complicated internals, and are thus much better to game on.

This is actually a huge plus for the monoprice monitor, and a minus for the Auria.
Edited by MisterFred - 1/10/13 at 12:21pm
    
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post #24 of 143
I love Monoprice. Great products and spectacular prices, plus with one being so close to me I can just go pick up my order myself.
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post #25 of 143
I'll have to keep this in mind. I'm really glad to see some companies importing these monitors to the USA. Having to ship a broken 27" monitor back to Korea or China is what has kept me from buying one off of eBay.

I wonder if I could live with a bezel that thick and buy 3 of them for a surround set up. It would give me an excuse to upgrade my computer . . . . . and desk tongue.gif


Quick question, anyone know how much they are charging for shipping? It's out of stock so you can't add it to your cart to calculate shipping.
Edited by AtomicFrost - 1/10/13 at 12:17pm
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post #26 of 143
I only buy cables from monoprice but have bought a few other things from them as well. Great service and shipping.
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post #27 of 143
Quote:
Originally Posted by MisterFred View Post

When it comes to the cheap Korean monitors (or rebrands of the cheap Korean monitors...), you WANT the ones with only DVD-D. They have less input lag than the ones with more complicated internals, and are thus much better to game on.

This is actually a huge plus for the monoprice monitor, and a minus for the Auria.


My Auria hardly seems laggy... while I don't know what dvd-d is (do you mean dual link dvi?) I don't think it really matters... You buy a 2560x1440 for pixel density and clarity after-all...

Regardless I had a 76/14 match in a BF3 the other night... don't think that my screen is really hampering my game play at all.

Network latency of 60ms + is far more problematic than 1-5ms of video input lag.
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My Auria hardly seems laggy... while I don't know what dvd-d is (do you mean dual link dvi?) I don't think it really matters... You buy a 2560x1440 for pixel density and clarity after-all...

Regardless I had a 76/14 match in a BF3 the other night... don't think that my screen is really hampering my game play at all.

Network latency of 60ms + is far more problematic than 1-5ms of video input lag.

DVI-D = DVI digital signal

I have my Auria connected via DisplayPort and it works fine for gaming/my needs.

In the end it depends on the users' needs. I wanted the multiple input options and the OSD so I opted for the Auria.

i'm not that terrible of a bf3 player either: http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3/soldier/ez12a/stats/240454321/
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Question to any owners: Do these tilt/swivel? If so, how much? I currently have 2x HP ZR22W's, don't need to upgrade but these are pretty nice, and as a video/digital media editor I could always use more screen space. (Though I've been spoiled by the USB ports included on these rolleyes.gif )
Edited by Madvillan - 1/10/13 at 12:27pm
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Lol backordered till march already? Thanks for the post though!
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