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Guess I'll get a head start on selling my current Overlord Tempest X270OC here on OCN. I'm not at all in a rush to let it go because it's such a good IPS monitor but hopefully it'll sell by the time this thing comes out.
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post #1932 of 8206
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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

Guess I'll get a head start on selling my current Overlord Tempest X270OC here on OCN. I'm not at all in a rush to let it go because it's such a good IPS monitor but hopefully it'll sell by the time this thing comes out.

As soon as my Asus arrives, gets calibrated, and tested, I will drop my Overlord on the forums as well.
    
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post #1933 of 8206
I'll be watching for all of your reviews and hopefully prad/tftcentral gets it quickly as well. I'm a little hesitant going from 30" to 27" but if the reviews are all glowing I'll make the jump. Good looking panel + vsync off and no tearing = I won't be able to resist.
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post #1934 of 8206
I think the delay and no news is because Asus is coordinating with Nvidia to market this G-sync monitor and the release of the new 800 series GPU's together for a simultaneous release within the next one or two months.

Of course that is more fantasy than reality but its what I choose to believe....
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post #1935 of 8206
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Originally Posted by clear View Post

I think the delay and no news is because Asus is coordinating with Nvidia to market this G-sync monitor and the release of the new 800 series GPU's together for a simultaneous release within the next one or two months.

Of course that is more fantasy than reality but its what I choose to believe....

And then intel asked them both to wait until Q3-ish and they're going to release haswell-e/gtx880/rog swift on the same day.
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And then intel asked them both to wait until Q3-ish and they're going to release haswell-e/gtx880/rog swift on the same day.

My wallet just screamed, thanks. tongue.gif
    
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post #1937 of 8206
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Originally Posted by clear View Post

I think the delay and no news is because Asus is coordinating with Nvidia to market this G-sync monitor and the release of the new 800 series GPU's together for a simultaneous release within the next one or two months.

Of course that is more fantasy than reality but its what I choose to believe....

Big 800 will likely come with a die shrink, which won't happen until Q3/Q4.
 
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My wallet just screamed, thanks. tongue.gif

I've got 5k stashed away for the upcoming 5960x, x99, ddr-4, GTX 880 x3 for Q3. Not to mention, a couple thousand more in current hardware value when resold. biggrin.gif
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I've got 5k stashed away for the upcoming 5960x, x99, ddr-4, GTX 880 x3 for Q3. Not to mention, a couple thousand more in current hardware value when resold. biggrin.gif

yea im gunna set 3k aside for the 5960x, ddr4, x99, ax1500i, and this monitor
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I rather wait a bit longer and have a close to perfect product (specially at this price point) then it being released with problems.

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As silly as it sounds, the fact this is a flagship ROG product means Asus won't mishandle it. A lot of people like to knock the ROG branding, but the one benefit of it is that being Asus' flagship, they baby it and make sure it is done right.

At one point they also had priority service for ROG products, I am not sure if that is the case still though.


I have to agree. Id hate to get it now and have it be rushed with a bunch of problems. I'll wait, I still love my BenQ 120hz, monitor's smoothness. tongue.gif
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