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Shimian qh270-lite or Crossover 27Q?

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Hello, I am soon going to be buying a korean IPS monitor. The Shimian is $360 shipped and the Crossover is $380 shipped, both are sold by green-sum. Would it be better to save $20 and just get the Shimian or does the Crossover have enough benefits to spend another $20?

Thanks.
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bump.
post #3 of 5
The Crossover is worth the extra bit of cash, it has a more solid all metal construction while the Shimian is pretty much all plastic.
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Crossover. I owned a shimian and I read on the forums that crossovers have better stands. I wasn't too impressed with the stand I got in the shimian (decently stable, kinda lame to adjust, okay viewing angles, a little wobbly) and I'd personally shell out a bit more to get a more expensive stand for those korean panels. And as Andy excellently pointed out, the stand was mostly cheap shiny plastic. I loved the panel but would definitely have paid more for a crossover.
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post #5 of 5
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Well I guess I'll be going for the crossover then! Only $20 more definitely seems worth it. Thanks all.
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