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Not in BF3. FXAA looks like crap and does nothing. MSAA looks so much better.

But in Tomb Raider, FXAA looks fantastic. So hopefully BF4 will do FXAA nicely.
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Its decision day. I think as much as I really would like to grab one of those korean monitors and oc it 120hz and save a couple hundred dollars. I just can't do it. No where does there seam to be a reliable source to get them. every seller i have seen has had some pretty negative reviews in regards to communication and or exchange problems with back light bleed. it just doesn't seam worth the hassle and risk

I would like to thank those who have added to this thread in a positive way.

That's because you believed a lot of misinformation in this thread.

There are a few good sellers with great feedback, dream-seller and accessorieswhole for example.

Backlight bleed isn't difficult to fix.

 

 

maybe but both of them had to many negative feed backs on the very panels i was looking at.

 

 

 

Either way. Its to late now I just got home with the Asus. Gonna hook it up in a few and try it out.

    
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Not a bad monitor at all. it runs at 85hz at least in windows. I havnt figured out how to tweak that in linux yet. So far my only complaint is the back light bleed i have 2 spots where it happens. I may take it back I have 14 days to return for any reason at all. the down side is they dont stock a lot of these so I might end up waiting on a replacement. I wonder if the the electrical tape fix would work for this one as well. anyway again thanks for everyones input.

    
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I use SMAA Injector for BF3... works best/looks best smile.gif
   
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Not a bad monitor at all. it runs at 85hz at least in windows. I havnt figured out how to tweak that in linux yet. So far my only complaint is the back light bleed i have 2 spots where it happens. I may take it back I have 14 days to return for any reason at all. the down side is they dont stock a lot of these so I might end up waiting on a replacement. I wonder if the the electrical tape fix would work for this one as well. anyway again thanks for everyones input.

I know I wouldn't accept a $550+ monitor with backlight bleed.

Just return it and get the Qnix/X-Star tongue.gif...you'll thank me later.
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maybe but both of them had to many negative feed backs on the very panels i was looking at.



Either way. Its to late now I just got home with the Asus. Gonna hook it up in a few and try it out.

Congrats - ASUS PB278Q is a very good monitor. Deep blacks, great color and when calibrated as good as it gets. High quality panel. Enjoy your purchase and 1440p gaming. thumb.gif
     
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Not a bad monitor at all. it runs at 85hz at least in windows. I havnt figured out how to tweak that in linux yet. So far my only complaint is the back light bleed i have 2 spots where it happens. I may take it back I have 14 days to return for any reason at all. the down side is they dont stock a lot of these so I might end up waiting on a replacement. I wonder if the the electrical tape fix would work for this one as well. anyway again thanks for everyones input.

I know I wouldn't accept a $550+ monitor with backlight bleed.

Just return it and get the Qnix/X-Star tongue.gif...you'll thank me later.

 

 

I am not sure I can take that risk. Seriously those two models have nothing but horror story after horror story about back light bleed. and I have yet to find a place that will sell a true "perfect" display for extra cash. If you can show me a seller that will not hassle you with returns and or can guarantee a pixel perfect display and no bleed. well id jump on it pretty fast.

    
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post #38 of 39
My Asus came with no backlight bleed, zero dead or stuck pixels. For $485 its awesome. And if something goes wrong, Asus warranty support is right here. With one of those from Korea, well lets just say you'll be waiting a very very long time to get any warranty support. Also for me FXAA in BF3 to me looks perfectly fine. And you don't take that 30 frame drop when using MSAA...
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maybe but both of them had to many negative feed backs on the very panels i was looking at.



Either way. Its to late now I just got home with the Asus. Gonna hook it up in a few and try it out.

Congrats - ASUS PB278Q is a very good monitor. Deep blacks, great color and when calibrated as good as it gets. High quality panel. Enjoy your purchase and 1440p gaming. thumb.gif
This post makes me happy! wink.gif
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