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Exactly my point. I dont have that kind of money to blow on a monitor and then just buy a new one. They do offer some very good monitors though

They do have one year warranty. You just have to check the sellers REP to see if he's a reliable seller. I don't blame you though, I was quite nervous when I got my monitor. The ordering itself was very easy, at least in Finland. I just ordered the thing, paid it through paypal and waited. Then I got a message that my package was being held by customs. I just had to to pay the taxes and got my monitor a couple of days later.
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They do have one year warranty. You just have to check the sellers REP to see if he's a reliable seller. I don't blame you though, I was quite nervous when I got my monitor. The ordering itself was very easy, at least in Finland. I just ordered the thing, paid it through paypal and waited. Then I got a message that my package was being held by customs. I just had to to pay the taxes and got my monitor a couple of days later.

I just know that I would kick myself in the face if I ordered a screen with pixel problems and then couldnt RMA it.
post #33 of 41
I would have to say if you like FPS get a 120hz screen. I have a 120hz screen and my best friend has one of those 1440p screens. Your not going to find a IPS that doesn't ghost or have a good deal of input lag compared to TN 120hz panels. Plus those Sammy 120hz screens are damn near IPS Picture Quality.

1440p is nice for a 27" but 1080p is more then enough for 23.6", it would be one thing to run 1080p on a 27" screen but on a 23.6 1080p looks nearly just as good as 1440p does on a 27" if you have a picture quality to back it up. Most people think 1440p looks so great because they are using a pretty decent IPS panel, even 1080p looks great with IPS.

120hz is vary vary noticeable, like vary. even at the desktop. If you want fluidity get a 120hz screen and nothing less, input lag and ghosting are nearly eliminated. 1440p is great but when you turn you head in games all you see is a **** ton of blur. 1440p to me are great as a second monitor but not as a primary, Games like tf2, cs:g and bf3 need that fast input and response times along with pure fluid motion.
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I would have to say if you like FPS get a 120hz screen. I have a 120hz screen and my best friend has one of those 1440p screens. Your not going to find a IPS that doesn't ghost or have a good deal of input lag compared to TN 120hz panels. Plus those Sammy 120hz screens are damn near IPS Picture Quality.

1440p is nice for a 27" but 1080p is more then enough for 23.6", it would be one thing to run 1080p on a 27" screen but on a 23.6 1080p looks nearly just as good as 1440p does on a 27" if you have a picture quality to back it up. Most people think 1440p looks so great because they are using a pretty decent IPS panel, even 1080p looks great with IPS.

120hz is vary vary noticeable, like vary. even at the desktop. If you want fluidity get a 120hz screen and nothing less, input lag and ghosting are nearly eliminated. 1440p is great but when you turn you head in games all you see is a **** ton of blur. 1440p to me are great as a second monitor but not as a primary, Games like tf2, cs:g and bf3 need that fast input and response times along with pure fluid motion.

I dont have anything against 120hz screens, but what I dont want is to step down in picture quality. Now, that might be a hard thing to do since my screen is so old, but still. I wont be able to "live" with a 23.6" now that I'm used to a 25.5". It might only be a 1.9 difference, but to me, something like that matters alot. I wont be comfortable with anything below 24" tbh.
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I dont have anything against 120hz screens, but what I dont want is to step down in picture quality. Now, that might be a hard thing to do since my screen is so old, but still. I wont be able to "live" with a 23.6" now that I'm used to a 25.5". It might only be a 1.9 difference, but to me, something like that matters alot. I wont be comfortable with anything below 24" tbh.

Then get the 24" Dell, problem solved smile.gif
Edited by Tuxi - 2/7/13 at 9:42pm
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1080p looks good on 23.6", but you should see the pixel pitch of my 21.5" 1080p monitor... Oh wait, you CAN'T see the pixel pitch wink.gif
   
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1080p looks good on 23.6", but you should see the pixel pitch of my 21.5" 1080p monitor... Oh wait, you CAN'T see the pixel pitch wink.gif

Whats pixel pitch? redface.gif
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Whats pixel pitch? redface.gif

pixel per centimeter or pixels per inch basically

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dot_pitch

>110 ppi is apple's "retina" at computer monitor distance for 1080p at ~3feet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retina_Display
Edited by AlphaC - 2/8/13 at 4:56pm
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1080p looks good on 23.6", but you should see the pixel pitch of my 21.5" 1080p monitor... Oh wait, you CAN'T see the pixel pitch wink.gif

So what you're basically saying is that get the smallest 1080p monitor you can find? rolleyes.gif

2560*1440 at 27" is 108.79 PPI
1920*1080 at 21.5" is 102.46 PPI
1920*1080 at 23.6" is 93.34 PPI

I really don't get your logic. My phone has over 300 PPI and I can almost distinguish the pixels on that screen, but I realize we could argue about this forever.
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Haha, no, I am NOT saying get the smallest monitor you can find! I was joking, because it seems like some people DEMAND that they have their cake and eat it too, have the best of both worlds, etc...when it comes to computer monitors.

However, I really do have a 21.5" 1080p monitor and it makes text look beautiful; it's difficult using a 23-24" after using my 21.5" due to the difference in crispness.

I, too, have a very high Pixel-density phone (Samsung Galaxy Nexus), but even with my 20/10 vision (corrected from 20/150) I cannot discern individual pixels.... I literally have to use a magnifying glass!
   
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