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hmm wish these were coming to the UK
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Dunno, I'd take an extra 30-40ms ping than like 5 ms input lag.

That is silly to me. Assuming average decent ping is like 50ms + your 40 extra ... 90ms net lag is a tenth of a second... why would 2-5ms input lag EVER matter... its no difference whether its input or network... its still lag. Sure you could slim out a few ms with different monitor.

But you could also get a much clearer view with higher resolutions... or even save that money and put it towards a better router/network card.

The lag issue is barely even recognizable until you get beyond 25ms (again with any lag...)
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I was looking at the first pic before reading the description to decide which one I really liked better. The dell looks washed out with pretty bad black levels and low contrast. The mono looks dim but with much better blacks. It's almost as if the dell would be perfect for web browsing, writing papers, etc and the mono would excel at cinema type movies and story driven potentially dark games (like Metro).

It sucks there are no color calibration on the monitor, however, can't you control these in the CCC/Nvidia CC? I don't think it would work incredibly well due to the calibrations there changing both monitors, but if you were running 2 or 3 monoprice monitors you could potentially make them look better that way.

Thanks for the pics and thoughts, unfortunately that means this will not be the monitor for me. I'm still waiting on a 1440p+ monitor with 120hz.
The 2nd monitor is an acer not a dell, and yes you can change colors in nvida panel. Looked better after adjusting.
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I'm tempted to wait for this but I could get one of those 1440p monitors at Microcenter now. Decisions.

Same here, but the I like the bezels on monoprice, though the auria is easy to get since MC is near me. Decisions.
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That is silly to me. Assuming average decent ping is like 50ms + your 40 extra ... 90ms net lag is a tenth of a second... why would 2-5ms input lag EVER matter... its no difference whether its input or network... its still lag. Sure you could slim out a few ms with different monitor.

But you could also get a much clearer view with higher resolutions... or even save that money and put it towards a better router/network card.

The lag issue is barely even recognizable until you get beyond 25ms (again with any lag...)

There's a BIG difference between network lag and input lag.

I can notice the input lag on my 5ms monitor, and if I turn on Vsync, it gives another couple ms (I'd guess around 15-20) that makes the game virtually unplayable for me.
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I purchased a Catleap (imported legally, sold in Amarica by Overloard Computers) @  27" 2560 x 1440 WQXD.

 

They sell'em up to 120hz and but I got my X270SE for $349'ish plus shipping.

 

 

Depends on your needs, as Olord does install different boards for gamers, etc. They are both the same panel, it just depends on how u want to be treated.


Edited by formula m - 1/19/13 at 1:10pm
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From what I hear, these monitors aren't true 120hz monitors because any frame over 60 hz is skipped. Can someone confirm this about this monitor and the other Korean monitors.
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From what I hear, these monitors aren't true 120hz monitors because any frame over 60 hz is skipped. Can someone confirm this about this monitor and the other Korean monitors.

That is true. They'll gladly accept 120Hz input but skips frames (displays every other frame or something like that).
 
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The biggest miss on these monitors is that Microcenter's offering will come with a similar warranty and offer Display Port as a connection option.

 

Still, at a $10 difference in Monoprice's favor and the fact that they come with VESA mounting as well, pretty much makes them the best value without importing or dealing with any form of nonsense.

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From what I hear, these monitors aren't true 120hz monitors because any frame over 60 hz is skipped. Can someone confirm this about this monitor and the other Korean monitors.

The 2B Catleaps and the Overlord OC monitors use Korean panels, but they are able to get to 120hz. I don't know of any eBay seller who is selling 120hz panels.
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