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Dell U2412m vs U2713hm for programming

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which Dell UltraSharp monitor would you choose, between

27' U2713HM (16:9 2560 X 1440)
or
24' U2412M (16:10 1920 X 1200)

Possibly with 2 of them together in landscape. 16:10 would give more vertical space but less DPI. Also review say that the Anti-glare coating on the U2713HM is lighter and better. Is there any significant differences between these two in terms of quality of display to justify the double price for 27'? Screen size doesn't matter for me, only the clarity of texts, the monitors will mainly be used for programming and some videos
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I am not sure if it would justify the price but Dell U2713HM would be a better option.

 

Also the 1440p monitor will have more workspace.

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2 2412m is better imo.

You can fullscreen an IDE on one of them, and show output/references on the other splitview.


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A single 2560x1440 monitor with any secondary one is perfect for coding. 2 pages open side by side with a browser open on the 2nd monitor helps a ton.

Either of these would be better (and cheaper) choices than the dell.

http://www.amazon.com/X-Star-DP2710-LED-2560x1440-DVI-Dual/dp/B00CB8RQ2Y/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1372022129&sr=8-7&keywords=2560x1440

http://www.amazon.com/Nixeus-Resolution-2560x1440-Monitor-NX-VUE27/dp/B008M08SN6/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1372022129&sr=8-3&keywords=2560x1440
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