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What are the pros and cons about those two?
Which is better?
And which do you guys use and why?
     
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1345367/glossy-vs-matte

I personally prefer glossy because the picture just looks sooooo much better. I do wish companies would make it so the AG coating is easy to remove without taking apart the entire monitor lol.
Edited by Pr0xy - 5/14/13 at 5:26am
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1345367/glossy-vs-matte

I personally prefer glossy because the picture just looks sooooo much better. I do wish companies would make it so the AG coating is easy to remove without taking apart the entire monitor lol.

Agreed.
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I like glossy screens also but my 3011u is matte and it still looks good.
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I have 2 glossy monitors and I love them. If one of the makers of the new ultrawide 21:9 monitors would do it in glossy I would buy one, but they seem to think everyone wants matte. My Apple Cinema display which is 1440p and glossy looks so much better than Dell 2711 I tried for a few days. I have never been bothered with glare or reflection since I am not a moron, and I do not put a light in front of the screen when gaming or doing photo editing.rolleyes.gif
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Glossy reflects a large room behind me and all the lightning. Very distractive. Room environment can help play a part in user preference, which is subjective from person to person.

I find watching movies, even in dark low lightning to reflect anything behind me. It's got Pros if you don't have the Cons.

Semi-gloss matte is my preference.
     
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Glossy looks awesome, matte works better in general. My TV is some manner of semi gloss, somehow manages to very reflective, yet isn't glossy so I don't have glare from my huge patio door. I think its perfect.
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