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I purchased two of them from Dell's website, they are having a sale right now: $120 off per monitor and they also offer free shipping.

Looking forward to seeing how much better the colours are compared to my existing Benq monitors. Hoping that the +6ms refresh rate won't be a huge drawback. I hear that it's actually not that bad and they offer a gaming preset option on the monitors too.

Purchased primarily for web design, I think the 1920x1200 will be an improvement and the 90 degree swivel feature is a nice addition too.

Does anybody else have have this Ultrasharp U2412M IPS monitor? What do you think of them for overall usage?

Thanks,

Edit: Oh and also, are my existing Benq monitors actually 2ms response time or 5ms response time?

Their specs say
Response Time(Tr+Tf) typ. 5ms/2ms(GTG)

http://www.benq.ca/product/monitor/g2420hd/specifications/
Edited by revlimiter - 6/22/13 at 11:44am
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Mate of mine bought one this week , he was also so impressed he wants another.
I only saw it yesterday and didn´t have much time with it , but it is a gorgeous screen. my only gripe would be no HDMI

The anti glare coating isn´t too aggressive and the pivot stand is fantastic , I thought it was going to be bigger and chunkier but it´s very neat for the positional flexibility that it has. The packaging is double the protection of normal monitors or TVs that I´ve seen.
All round nice product imo. ,
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I purchased two of them from Dell's website, they are having a sale right now: $120 off per monitor and they also offer free shipping.
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Where are you seeing this? I see on the dell website its 389.99
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Where are you seeing this? I see on the dell website its 389.99

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?s=bsd&sku=320-2676

Ahh but it looks like it's only available for Canadian customers (to see it you can set it from the top left corner where the USA flag is and then click on the link again)
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wow sweet deal for the canadians
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