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Ok. Thanks for the info.

So you guys think the BenQ 27" is the best option for me? Looks like its a decent price (im going to pick it up this black friday). As long as it has a good display for a TN panel, I'll be happy.
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Personally I'd go for the Qnix QX2710...27" 2560x1440 120Hz PLS.

You would basically have to make zero sacrifices. High res, high refreshrate, great colors...

If you want more info on the above monitor, click the spoiler below:
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27" 2560x1440 120Hz PLS for $310

How you may ask? Qnix QX2710 (Pixel Perfect )


It's a PLS panel (which is just Samsung's version of IPS), though the pixels are different from IPS monitors. Some also think PLS has better colors than IPS.

From what I've seen most people easily hit 110Hz, if not 120Hz, as long as you don't have a garbage graphics card.

The bezel is of reasonable size, too bad it's glossy though, I'll be painting mine matte black. Also the anti-glare coating on the monitor is quite light and doesn't degrade the picture quality. Sooo much better than glossy if you ask me, and many others will agree.

Mine came with 1 dead pixel and 1 stuck pixel (likely the stuck pixel can be fixed), I ain't even mad though...the pixels are so god damn small it's quite hard to notice it. I don't have any backlight bleed on mine, some people have experienced bleed, but there is an easy fix.

The downside of the monitor is that the casing is cheap, which ain't that big of a deal to me. Although it is kind of annoying that you have to remove the back panel to take off the stem of the mount (if you want to put this monitor on a monitor stand with arms).

All in all, I'm really happy with mine. Definitely recommend it if you're in the market for basically the best bang for the buck/performance monitor you can buy right now. Also, the shipping from South Korea is so stupidly fast...48 hours, how is that possible? If you're worried about a warranty or it dying you can get a warranty from Square Trade for $50 for 3 year coverage.

Feel free to read user's opinions in the huge Overclock.net threads:
- Original Thread
- Overclock Results
- Monitor Club w/ Optimization Guides

TL;DR
Pros:
-27"
-1440p
-overclockable to 120Hz
-amazing colors
-cheap

Cons:
-cheap casing
-possible backlight bleed (though you can fix on your own)
-cheap monitor stand
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Except I am looking for a really good stand. I hate how my monitor has no height adjustment. Nor any adjustment. I would like all the bells and whistles on the stand. I would move the monitor around too so im looking for build quality.
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You would basically have to make zero sacrifices. High res, high refreshrate, great colors...
Not true. There's a compromise:
The QNIX Q2710 has 6 times more motion blur than LightBoost-mode 120Hz

Please read TFTCentral: Motion Blur Reduction Backlights (Including Lightboost), as well as the LightBoost FAQ.

CallSignVega replaced his Catleap 2B 120Hz 1440p IPS monitor with a triple LightBoost surround setup, as the motion fluidity was more important to him.

That said, it could potentially be zero sacrifices *relative* to the OP's existing setup -- as long as the OP is not spoiled by the motion clarity of CRT's or other strobe/flicker display technologies such as LightBoost.
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Do you know if that color option thingy for 1ms is possible with the XL2420T?

no. it is not.
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