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Thin-bezel is obvs targeted for surround/eyefinity, which is usually the province of gamers. There isn't a GPU setup on the market that can reliably max out the most demanding current gen games @ 1440p surround, let alone the massive leap in graphical fidelity that we'll see when PS4/Durango hardware becomes mainstream. Not that I'd ever buy these monitors, but don't act like they came from outer space. There is a market- just not a very big one.
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Thin-bezel is obvs targeted for surround/eyefinity, which is usually the province of gamers.

Except for the part where the bezels are not thin at all wink.gif


And gamers don't use VA panels.



This monitor is an all-around fail.
    
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If a monitor manufacturer were to step up their game, and start using better quality panels, at higher resolutions, it would force the others to step up their game to stay competitive. This would translate to improvement across all product and price points, not just at the 1440P+ level. People would be able to purchase better 1080P LCD's as well. Displays that user newer panel tech that provides better color detail, better viewing angles, better response times, etc etc. Who in their right mind, that uses 1080P, would say no to a better picture quality in color depth and clarity?

Those of us speaking out in this thread aren't speaking out just over this one display, but the entire industry. It is frustrating to see companies, especially one like Ben-Q, putting out another display that is using decade old technology, with decade old specs.

There's no upside to innovation for the corporations when what they are currently making is selling. I don't like it either, but that's the way it is. And while there is a enthusiast market for Korean displays for gamers, Dell and the rest don't care because they have oodles of corporate accounts.

As well, denser displays are a non-starter since Windows' DPI scaling is half-arsed at best. Until that gets fixed, 0.23mm dot pitch is pretty much as dense as displays can go and still be usable.
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post #114 of 145
^ True, but you would think Dell, BenQ, Asus etc. would see these Korean LCD's selling like hot cakes and want in on the action. Oh well.
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^ True, but you would think Dell, BenQ, Asus etc. would see these Korean LCD's selling like hot cakes and want in on the action. Oh well.


Eh... They're selling quite sell, but the volume of sales is not even a blip on the radar for big companies selling in the NA sector.

They just aren't losing enough sales to the korean panels for them to justify the cost of doing anything about it.
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post #116 of 145
Understood and agreed. Even though it wasn't IPS, I got all excited about that new Asus monitor that was 120Hz etc - then I saw it was 1080. D'oh!
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There's no upside to innovation for the corporations when what they are currently making is selling. I don't like it either, but that's the way it is. And while there is a enthusiast market for Korean displays for gamers, Dell and the rest don't care because they have oodles of corporate accounts.

As well, denser displays are a non-starter since Windows' DPI scaling is half-arsed at best. Until that gets fixed, 0.23mm dot pitch is pretty much as dense as displays can go and still be usable.

That is almost entirely the fault of the consumer, people don't vote with their wallet enough.

If people stopped buying the crap products, then we would see the innovation. Unfortunately we run into the case of the consumer, as a whole, isn't aware of another option. By obfuscating the truth of the situation, manufacturers are keeping the market the way it is.
    
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Guys, guys, we aren't talking about the mass market here. We're talking about what's geared toward our community, our forum.

My entire point is that posting news about this trash 1080p monitor _here_ is like posting news about the latest celeron or the latest i3 low end processor. This community is all about excess and pushing the barrier. We are not about 10 year old garbage tech that has long since been surpassed. This has been my point since the beginning - this doesn't even really warrant a news post here, if we had a news post for every "me too" 1080 27 inch panel on the market, it would take up 100 posts and flood the entire first page of the news. 1080p. Who cares. This isn't 2006.
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Perfect timing. Right after I buy all new monitors. heh. life is funny.
 
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Perfect timing. Right after I buy all new monitors. heh. life is funny.

It's OK. The OCN hivemind has determined you wouldn't want this one anyway. thumb.gif
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