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the thing is, i noticed that usually x-star has the best prices on eBay, also sold by sellers such as dreamseller, greesum, etc.. q-star, a lot times, is 10-30 dollars more. I don't always keep up with this thread but every time I do skim around, I just happened to notice people going with q-stars... Guess i'll be going with x-star, just wanted to make sure there wasn't some important, new information on these monitors that I wasn't aware of.
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the thing is, i noticed that usually x-star has the best prices on eBay, also sold by sellers such as dreamseller, greesum, etc.. q-star, a lot times, is 10-30 dollars more. I don't always keep up with this thread but every time I do skim around, I just happened to notice people going with q-stars... Guess i'll be going with x-star, just wanted to make sure there wasn't some important, new information on these monitors that I wasn't aware of.
I have noticed that as well, it seems like the matte version always had the lowest price. But as far as I know its just a name everything else is the same.
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Good to know, thanks for replying so quickly!
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post #10844 of 25893
I would say go with X-STAR since it has the best price over QNIX... It's basically the same. Just choose a good seller. Also, i would like to comment on the pixel issues. It seems the dead pixel is not that common but the BLB is always there but very minimal and only noticeable in black background with high brightness. This is OK if you are not that picky. thumb.gif

Coming from a 24" TN monitor, I'm still checking for differences (small & big)... So far, I've noticed more vibrant colors in general than TN and I'm not sure if there are other big differences still. I'm just a regular PC gamer so i guess that is not a real thing for me or is there something else i should know about? The size from 24" to 27" is not that a big deal as well... Maybe it's just me. thinking.gif
    
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I don't think I'll mind some backlight bleeding, I have it pretty bad on my current monitor but this is only noticeable on very dark or black backgrounds. Seems to be the same case with these type of monitors. I just need to quit being a pansy and purchase one of these already.
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I would say yes and it seems the sellers are getting wiser and bringing the prices up. For a $300 monitor with a PLS 27" panel you won't get wrong.. But looking at your rig specs, i guess it wont be that much different coming from 23" Apple Cinema Display... and consider upgrading your GPU if you are looking for smoother game play. Reading other users comments, you must have at least a GTX 780 or R9 290 to have an average FPS of 50... redface.gif
    
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I would say go with X-STAR since it has the best price over QNIX... It's basically the same. Just choose a good seller. Also, i would like to comment on the pixel issues. It seems the dead pixel is not that common but the BLB is always there but very minimal and only noticeable in black background with high brightness. This is OK if you are not that picky. thumb.gif

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Was your previous monitor 1080p? For me the resolution change alone was huge, so much more desktop space. This was back when I had my Shimian.
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I would say yes and it seems the sellers are getting wiser and bringing the prices up. For a $300 monitor with a PLS 27" panel you won't get wrong.. But looking at your rig specs, i guess it wont be that much different coming from 23" Apple Cinema Display... and consider upgrading your GPU if you are looking for smoother game play. Reading other users comments, you must have at least a GTX 780 or R9 290 to have an average FPS of 50... redface.gif

I run one gtx 770 and I get a consistent 55fps minimum in all my games with everything on Ultra (battlefield 4) it drops sometimes and I get around 75fps average.

BUT the biggest gain with these is 1440p and the ~100hz you can overclock them to.

I have a u2711 I plan on sending back to dell and I for one cant wait for high hz, low input lag, and not insanely bad matte finish (u2711 is horrible lol)
post #10849 of 25893
looks like someone in the U.S. is selling a "perfect glossy" qnix for $280.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Perfect-Glossy-QNIX-QX2710-LED-Evolution-ll-27-2560x1440-PLS-O-C-Monitor-/281225082269?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item417a52359d

would jump on it but i've decided to stick with matte.
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I would say yes and it seems the sellers are getting wiser and bringing the prices up. For a $300 monitor with a PLS 27" panel you won't get wrong.. But looking at your rig specs, i guess it wont be that much different coming from 23" Apple Cinema Display... and consider upgrading your GPU if you are looking for smoother game play. Reading other users comments, you must have at least a GTX 780 or R9 290 to have an average FPS of 50... redface.gif

I run one gtx 770 and I get a consistent 55fps minimum in all my games with everything on Ultra (battlefield 4) it drops sometimes and I get around 75fps average.

BUT the biggest gain with these is 1440p and the ~100hz you can overclock them to.

I have a u2711 I plan on sending back to dell and I for one cant wait for high hz, low input lag, and not insanely bad matte finish (u2711 is horrible lol)
Is that with MSAA on or off? In bf4?
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