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post #1911 of 8206
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Originally Posted by Equinoxe View Post

Question :

Does the currency change of monitors? will 800$ be 575€ ?

Doubt it.

Usually with PC hardware it is $800 in whichever currency is primary to that region. So, $799 US here and 799 Euro though...
    
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Originally Posted by subyman View Post

They haven't (at least a few days ago) even settled on a AG finish yet, so I doubt they are stockpiling them right now.

I think that poll was in regard to Asus monitors in general, not just for the Swift. If the Swift AG coating is still up in the air, that means this monitors is 2+ months away from hitting US retail.
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

I think that poll was in regard to Asus monitors in general, not just for the Swift. If the Swift AG coating is still up in the air, that means this monitors is 2+ months away from hitting US retail.

Which falls in line with what George told me this morning.
    
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post #1914 of 8206
it might be worth selling my monitor now while its still worth something.. hmmm

I see this being £700 in the UK
Edited by Asus11 - 3/7/14 at 5:44pm
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post #1915 of 8206
Should I pick up three ROG Swift monitors or a PQ321Q 32 inch 4K 60hz monitor?

Surround is going to kill the G-Sync feature but the 120hz is still nice. That said I really hate bezels so 32 inches of a continuous screen would be pretty nice. Ahh I don't know what to buy. Both are around the same price range. redface.gif

Decisions, decisions.
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post #1916 of 8206
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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

Should I pick up three ROG Swift monitors or a PQ321Q 32 inch 4K 60hz monitor?

Surround is going to kill the G-Sync feature but the 120hz is still nice. That said I really hate bezels so 32 inches of a continuous screen would be pretty nice. Ahh I don't know what to buy. Both are around the same price range. redface.gif

Decisions, decisions.

the PQ321Q is three grand

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236338
post #1917 of 8206
Personally?

I have a dual monitor set up at the moment.

On the left a Samsung S27850D 1440P PLS screen and on the right a Benq XL2420T 120hz 1080P TN screen.

I love them both and use them both, equally and all day long. For Skyrim, Bioshock Infinite, Dragon Age (all releases) .. I use the Samsung 1440p PLS screen. I find the insane resolution and okay response time to be the best match for these games (Bioshock Infinite, though a FPS game, technically, still uses some fairly unsophisticated graphics tech and so it still works good with the Samsung and as a FPS game). For Counter Strike, Metro 2033/Last Light, Hawken and any other competitive FPS game that requires speed and precision? I use the Benq XL2420T. Seriously, it's like a gaming split screen personality. Some games work great on the 1440p screen and some can only work on the 1080p 120hz screen.

So I'm totally STOKED to see this up coming monitor from Asus.

I don't even think I'm going to wait for any reviews. I'm just gonna pre order or otherwise buy it the very first chance I can.

Given my druthers? I'd rather game in 1440p at all times ... and so hopefully, this new screen (and the others that will almost assuredly follow it) will combine the killer speed of my Benq monitor with the resolution of the Samsung ...

Just salivating...

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Edited by s1rrah - 3/7/14 at 6:26pm
    
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post #1918 of 8206
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Both are true. On 1080p, I'd run 8x AA to get rid of jaggies. At 1440p, 2x does the same job for my eyes.

And at 1440p, fxaa is less blurry.

Thats good.. a lot of the Benchmarks i see tend to have AA cranked up to the nines at 2560x1440 as well as everything else.. Now i wouldnt want to lower the texture quality or the shadows/lighting, but AA i could possibly deal with

Im currently debating this or maybe like, the Qnix or something... This im sure will have better motion but it is also 3 times the cost and probubly in short supply.. Or the Dell 2713HM... because Ive had a lot of great Dell monitors and for all my bellyaching my Ultrasharp is a great display...
Edited by KenjiS - 3/7/14 at 10:19pm
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Currently on with Asus support, they are looking at their NPI, which is their internal new product release schedule.......It goes out a month or more.

Edit:

Nothing of the display is on it as a pending release product. The rep did say they have gotten a lot of information requests for it, but as of right now Asus hasn't even given an internal release day.

At this rate, a month plus out puts us into May.

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I told George, the rep, we have been throwing our wallets at our screens, hoping to make it come out faster. He told me to let him know how that works out. biggrin.gif

WOW, that is disappointing. From reading the post in the coating and this, makes me believe that ASUS is still developing and testing the monitor. So what was presented at CES 2014 was a prototype more or less. It can take months before we see this monitor marked ready. 

 
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This monitor would go so well with my dell IPS, one for gaming and and the other for web. My wallet is not gonna like it though...
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