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Which Korean PLS/IPS monitors have the best display

post #1 of 5
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Hi, guys, I was wondering if you guys could give me some insight on which of the korean displays have the best looking screen.. I don't mean in terms of Build quality/Overclockability, just in terms of the way the display looks out of the box, which would you guys recommend?
post #2 of 5
The Qnix QX2710 and X-Star DP2710 (same monitor) has the best colors out of the box and the second best calibrated colors out of several monitors (including namebrand) in this review. Read the post I linked to and the one below it for commentary on color quality.

The Qnix/X-Star also overclock the best.

Can't beat them for $300!
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I would disagree and say that of overclocking the panel isn't a priority, get one withan AH-IPS panel. I ffind that the colors are more accurate and the picture is a bit better. But either way you should compare PLS to AH-IPS in person.
   
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post #4 of 5
well, the Samsung panel from Qnix/X-star only has 8 bit colors, while the one from Achieva Shimian 27" IPS Zero-G is 1.07 billion (8-bit + FRC)... but I doubt that you can see the difference anyway smile.gif
post #5 of 5
PLS slightly over IPS because the blacks are a little deeper, which makes games like Splinter Cell, Left 4 Dead, etc look a bit better. When overclocked, the gamma shifts darker so some contrast is a bit lost. The only problem with QNIX/XSTAR monitors is the pretty common BLB due to their garbage frame assembly - may have to fix that by hand if youre not lucky. BLB is normal, but the way it is on some of these PLS monitors is just ridiculous.
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