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it does but why not get the newer model which is better? BenQ XL2411T same panel as the Asus QE, best gaming monitors on the market
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post #12 of 43
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I can't find the XL2411T anywhere. AFAIK, it's not available in Canada.

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Edit: OK at NCIX.com I can get the Asus VG248QE for $290 (which includes taxes, shipping, and a zero dead pixel guarantee).

Unless there are any glaring issues with the Asus, this is a very good deal. thumb.gif
Edited by francisw19 - 3/1/13 at 12:25pm
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post #13 of 43
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I can't find the XL2411T anywhere. AFAIK, it's not available in Canada.

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Edit: OK at NCIX.com I can get the Asus VG248QE for $290 (which includes taxes, shipping, and a zero dead pixel guarantee).

Unless there are any glaring issues with the Asus, this is a very good deal. thumb.gif

I'm picking up the ASUS 248QE myself! biggrin.gif I went back and forth with going for IPS or LCD. In the end, I wanted to eventually go Nvidia Surround. So, 3 IPS monitors would've ended up being very expensive. Also, performance wise, the better option for me was to go 1080 so I could still run it pretty high without the performance hit of IPS. I only have 2 580LE's in SLI. Check out the price here!!

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=ASUS+VG248QE&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ma&Top+Nav-Search=

They are on back order right now, but the price is worth the wait. thumb.gif
post #14 of 43
Hahah 260$ for that monitor sniper.gif
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post #15 of 43
I heard the Samsung had input lag, which was a deal breaker for me. The whole reason behind wanting a 120hz was speed for me. Anything you buy will trade blows with other products. I was willing to trade off color reproduction for speed, quick adjustments, and quality build.
There are several monitor review websites to check out before buying.

http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/reviews.html
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/
http://www.flatpanelshd.com/
     
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post #16 of 43
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Hahah 260$ for that monitor sniper.gif

Can't place the order till 7:15PM EST! Ahhhhhhh!!! Got my card ready to go! wheee.gif
post #17 of 43
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Originally Posted by philharmonik View Post

I'm picking up the ASUS 248QE myself! biggrin.gif I went back and forth with going for IPS or LCD. In the end, I wanted to eventually go Nvidia Surround. So, 3 IPS monitors would've ended up being very expensive. Also, performance wise, the better option for me was to go 1080 so I could still run it pretty high without the performance hit of IPS. I only have 2 580LE's in SLI. Check out the price here!!

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=ASUS+VG248QE&N=0&InitialSearch=yes&sts=ma&Top+Nav-Search=

They are on back order right now, but the price is worth the wait. thumb.gif

Thanks for the link! thumb.gif
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post #18 of 43
I have the same dilemma.

After reading about Lightboos enabled monitors and the Catleap 2B - My aim was to get the best (almost) from 3 worlds.
1. Is the fact that I want IPS and not TN due to colour gamut and overall display quality.
2. Major real estate jump from 1920x1200 to 2560x1440.
3. It can be overclocked to 120Hz.

The conclusion is the Overlord Tempest 27 inch 2560x1440 that can be OC'ed to 120Hz and it's an IPS panel grade A.

They are out of stock at the moment but soon they will have a new batch.

The only downside of this is 16:9 ratio which I dislike.


My wishlist is IPS panel, 2560x1600 and 120Hz..
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post #19 of 43
Is it worth upgrading from an XL2410T to this VG248QE? The only thing i hate about the benQ is the pixel response which causes overdrive trailing. Basically when something moves across the screen really fast you get a dark halo behind it which sucks. If this monitor does not have that issue than i would gladly sell my BenQ off for it.
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post #20 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gil80 View Post

I have the same dilemma.

After reading about Lightboos enabled monitors and the Catleap 2B - My aim was to get the best (almost) from 3 worlds.
1. Is the fact that I want IPS and not TN due to colour gamut and overall display quality.
2. Major real estate jump from 1920x1200 to 2560x1440.
3. It can be overclocked to 120Hz.

The conclusion is the Overlord Tempest 27 inch 2560x1440 that can be OC'ed to 120Hz and it's an IPS panel grade A.

They are out of stock at the moment but soon they will have a new batch.

The only downside of this is 16:9 ratio which I dislike.


My wishlist is IPS panel, 2560x1600 and 120Hz..
Good luck getting 120Fps at 1600p thumb.gif
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