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No, but that's why BenQ has a large assortment of screens.
Something for everyone, different people have different needs.
Nobody forces you to buy a screen like this.
But it's arguable that there's considerably more demand for a 27" 1440p monitor than there is for a 27" 1080p monitor. I would imagine businesses would love cheaper 1440p displays since having 1080p with a larger display just means more space is taken up without any gain in on-screen real-estate.
Edited by Nintendo Maniac 64 - 3/20/13 at 12:41pm
 
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Doesn't seem like anything special, are there really no other thin bezel 27" screens?

At the $300+ mark for a screen you might as well start looking at IPS anyway.

LG Has a really nice thin bezel IPS 27in monitor (but it's also only 1080p)

I had one...then my ex managed to break it....mad.gif

Now they have a successor to my broken one, so I'm saving up for one.

I would LOVE a 1440p monitor, but 1080p is ok.

Being bigger and 1080p is ok for me too since I tend to sit back a bit from my monitors while I play racing games.
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That bezel is still too thick.
Why no completely bezel-less monitors!
because no one makes true led displays yet
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Those bezels are not thin.
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What is wrong with 27" 1080p?
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I don't get why everyone is like 1080p over x inches is awful...the PPI is horrid. Seriously? How close are you guys sitting to your monitors? I have a Westinghouse LVM-37W3 Monitor that I got when they were brand new years ago (paid $1k for it). I used it daily for over 4 years as my PC monitor, now it is my regular TV/PS3 screen (still going strong with no issues!). Not once have I ever had issues with PPI or thinking man, I can see every pixel! Know why? I sit back 4 - 5 feet from it. I don't know about you, but I do NOT like having to move my head to see all of my screen...so when you sit at the proper distance, it looks excellent, and you do not even see any pixels or think it is too low of a resolution.
   
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I don't get why everyone is like 1080p over x inches is awful...the PPI is horrid. Seriously? How close are you guys sitting to your monitors? I have a Westinghouse LVM-37W3 Monitor that I got when they were brand new years ago (paid $1k for it). I used it daily for over 4 years as my PC monitor, now it is my regular TV/PS3 screen (still going strong with no issues!). Not once have I ever had issues with PPI or thinking man, I can see every pixel! Know why? I sit back 4 - 5 feet from it. I don't know about you, but I do NOT like having to move my head to see all of my screen...so when you sit at the proper distance, it looks excellent, and you do not even see any pixels or think it is too low of a resolution.

well that's the thing, you were using a LCD TV as a monitor. use a 27" iMac daily or any other 27" LCD Monitor at 1440p and the benefits are nice. For one you have a significant increase in usable desktop space. I dont know about everyone else but my iMac at work is about a foot and a half from my head. I dont think anyone sits 4-5 feet away from their display in the office unless they were using a TV.

for something 1080p at over $300, when you can get a 1440p display for not much more, yeah this offering isnt that impressive.
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well that's the thing, you were using a LCD TV as a monitor. use a 27" iMac daily or any other 27" LCD Monitor at 1440p and the benefits are nice. For one you have a significant increase in usable desktop space. I dont know about everyone else but my iMac at work is about a foot and a half from my head.

for something 1080p at over $300, when you can get a 1440p display for not much more, yeah this offering isnt that impressive.
A 1440p monitor is like 600 or more unless you buy one of those ghetto ebay monitors from Mr. Chang's backyard. No thanks.
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No, but that's why BenQ has a large assortment of screens.
Something for everyone, different people have different needs.
Nobody forces you to buy a screen like this.

My problem with this is two fold...

1) Ben-Q is a huge sponsor of gaming teams, and gaming in general.

2) I don't know of a single gamer that wouldn't want an affordable 1200P+ IPS @ 120Hz.
    
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A 1440p monitor is like 600 or more unless you buy one of those ghetto ebay monitors from Mr. Chang's backyard. No thanks.

Can be had for $400 from any Microcenter with a microcenter warranty.
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