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Whats up guys,

Thinking about getting this monitor, off brand 27" IPS LED 2560x1440 monitor, its only $399 at Micro center!

here a link to the monitor. went to microcenter yesterday and played with their display model for a bit, i was very impressed. Unfortunately it was hooked up to an apple thing computer, so i didnt have the slightest idea of what i was doing lol.

http://www.microcenter.com/product/384780/EQ276W_27_IPS_LED_Monitor

ive read that its the same panel that Samsung, apple and LG use, just re-branded...

My only concern is that it has a 6.5ms response time. I will be using this monitor for watching movies and playing FPS games like crysis, far cry, BF3 and COD...


thoughts?
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Those response times are so overthought about. I would highly doubt you'd see the difference. If you really want to make a difference on fluidness, get a 120hz
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post #3 of 23
You're talking of this one: http://microcenter.com/product/384780/EQ276W_27_IPS_LED_Monitor

I have one and It's an awesome monitor not to mention unbeatable for the price thumb.gif
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I'm so torn between 120Hz or 2560 res. I like eye candy, I only play single player, not really interested in online multiplayer, had my fun with that back in the cod4 days.
For example, I just play single player With every thing maxed out on easiest. Graphics and details are what get me off.
So with that in mind I think I'd prefer higher resolution over higher refresh rates.
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Well here's a guys yt video on the input lag on the monitor you're referring to.
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High Hz monitors in my opinion are overrated. I had this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313 before the Auria and I haven't looked back.
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Well here's a guys yt video on the input lag on the monitor you're referring to.

Hmm.. if that's how it is, I don't want it. I've read a ton of reviews ( over 100) and no one has complained about input lag like that....

I just read this in a review, any truth to this?

" The biggest issue to warn you gamers out there is to MAKE SURE TO USE THE DISPLAYPORT and NOT the DVI to significantly reduce the input lag. Using the Displayport under the native resolution will bypass the internal scaler, which seriously reduces input lag. "
Edited by Sean W. - 1/30/13 at 3:46am
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I saw this and was intrigued myself. Makes me wonder why anyone would risk going Korean when this was available?
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I saw this and was intrigued myself. Makes me wonder why anyone would risk going Korean when this was available?

Because they don't live in North America?
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I saw this and was intrigued myself. Makes me wonder why anyone would risk going Korean when this was available?

Because they don't live in North America?

That and the fact that MicroCenter doesn't have stores everywhere by any means even in the US. I have a 3 hour drive to get to one and I'm pretty lucky in that regard.
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