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Ok. This is something you guys havent heard. I have a Korean 1440 monitor...which I'm not in liking anymore. I fine FPS gaming is not good on them and the color isnt great. I want to buy a 1080p 27 monitor. I want to spend around 500 on it. Whats the BEST monitor I can buy for that money? I only game, RPG,FPS. I have a 580 gtx card and i7 2600k. I have been looking at this monitor ASUS VG Series VG278HE 27. I like/want 120hz. Please help me guys/gals!
post #2 of 9
So you are telling me that the color on a 1440p ips/pls are not good enought for you?
A 120hz is usually a Tn panel which color are less accurate then the Ips/pls technology.

Which korean monitor you have? If its a Pls one, you might want to try to overclock it even though you lose some color quality
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For FPS games that VG278HE is a good choice i think. I'm using a VG248QE. It's not exactly the same but similar to the VG278HE and i'm very satisfied with it.But it needs some tweaking/calibrating on the colours, they were really not accurate in my case.

Also mind that if you're sitting close to your monitor that going back to 1080p may be an issue if you are used to 1440p.
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I have the achieva shimian. Right now I get about 25 fps in BF4 with this monitor at thes 1440 res. But I fine when I drop down to 1080p the game plays 100 better and I can see better..I do however fell lag, maybe input lag?
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maybe a combination of input lag + response time + not that well optimized BETA BF4
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Could be. But I have 2 choices. Either get a gtx 780 video card..or get a 27 1080p 120hz monitor. Im just wondering if I'd be happy with a monitor like that.
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It seems like you're not getting enough graphics power to push 1440p. There are the Qnix/X-Star Korean PLS monitors that overclock to 96Hz~120Hz for about $300.

Qnix QX2710
X-Star DP2710

They are identical monitors and made from the same company.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1384767/official-the-korean-pls-monitor-club-qnix-x-star
    
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I still haven't bought a monitor yet. I am leaning towards the asus vg278he. Just sooooo much monitor info out there and because I can't go and really seem them in action..it sucks..
post #9 of 9
First you need to choose between 120-144Hz TN panel or (1440p?) IPS. Keep in mind: on a 120Hz TN panel will not have good colours and bad viewing angles. But a good 120HZ TN panel will have low input lag and very quick respons times which is nice in FPS games.

Also: If you want to feel the difference on a 120Hz you'll need to lower your settings in BF4, you need 60+ fps average. Preferrably 100+ fps average
Edited by TiezZ BE - 10/10/13 at 1:24pm
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