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Originally Posted by Oneminde View Post

NEWS.
ASUS ROG Nordic dropped a reply regarding the "release" of the monitor and it states as follow: "The current estimation for the first shipment is in June" - I have included a translated version from the debate group over at www.sweclockers.com

I cannot locate the exact message, but it would be in line with some prior info posted here a while back. 


So, with this info at hand, there is now roughly 3 months to go before we actually start seeing people getting there hands on one and reviews. I will have more than enough time to get my photo editing monitor and for that I am considering Samsung S27A850D, the price for this monitor has dropped a bit and it is also a 27" WQHD (PLS) panel. 


So there you go, happy to contribute wink.gif  

Hopefully this speculated date is for the nordic region only and not for the North American release date. Until i hear otherwise from asus i am gonna continue to assume an early Q2 USA/NA release window.
Edited by Kronvict - 3/13/14 at 9:54pm
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Originally Posted by Oneminde View Post

NEWS.
ASUS ROG Nordic dropped a reply regarding the "release" of the monitor and it states as follow: "The current estimation for the first shipment is in June" - I have included a translated version from the debate group over at www.sweclockers.com

I cannot locate the exact message, but it would be in line with some prior info posted here a while back. 


So, with this info at hand, there is now roughly 3 months to go before we actually start seeing people getting there hands on one and reviews. I will have more than enough time to get my photo editing monitor and for that I am considering Samsung S27A850D, the price for this monitor has dropped a bit and it is also a 27" WQHD (PLS) panel. 


So there you go, happy to contribute wink.gif  


For those of us who have been waiting since it's announcement back in December, this is.... really sad..
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post #1983 of 8206
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Hopefully this speculated date is for the nordic region only and not for the North American release date. Until i hear otherwise from asus i am gonna continue to assume a Q2 USA/NA release window.

June is Q2. But yes, rumors are just that without it coming from an official announcement.
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June is Q2. But yes, rumors are just that without it coming from an official announcement.


My bad i meant to say "early Q2"
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Jakes on us...they did not say June 2014 devil.gif
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This is also from the Asus Nordic facebook page:
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The current estimation for the first shipment is in June. Even do preorders are not available in any Nordic country right now, we do not believe the first shipment is big enough too meet the initial demand of early-adopters.

Our suggestion is to keep an eye on the big re-sellers and place a booking as soon as you can if you want to have chance to get one from the first shipment.

A few samples are going out to media in late April so be sure to check out the reviews when they are out also.

That was written the 1th of March.

Disappointing to have to wait until June but I guess there will be some reviews to look at before they launch it to customers.
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The current estimation for the first shipment is in June. Even do preorders are not available in any Nordic country right now, we do not believe the first shipment is big enough too meet the initial demand of early-adopters.

Our suggestion is to keep an eye on the big re-sellers and place a booking as soon as you can if you want to have chance to get one from the first shipment.

A few samples are going out to media in late April so be sure to check out the reviews when they are out also.

That is officially the ASUS facebook page, so the info is valid. It is a long wait yes and it is also rare that things are launched at different times depending on the continent or region. But I will have the opportunity to purchase 2 pcs EVGA 780 Classified cards before I get the monitor, heck, even a custom loop.

So with this delay, considering that June is an estimation and not a solid release date, I might as well wait until people report back bugs they find. I were eager to get this monitor asap it came out which were suppose to be March-April back in January, but now with the "constant" delay, I suspect that there is something about this monitor that ASUS isn't telling us (?) Is the delay to be blamed on Nvidia perhaps ? For if it were ready in January, then what is the reason for the delay ? Hyping a product in advance and then telling the fans that "oops, you'll have to wait" is not cool, not at all.

ASUS were a top brand for me ... were, but there are other manufacturers that is equally if not better. BenQ is going to release a 23" and 27" 1920x1080p G-Sync (Benq XL2720G) and I am sure this is a very attractive (and more affordable option) for many gamers. So until we know exactly how the market looks, perhaps we should just calm down and let the products role onto the stage.

Just my 2 cents

 
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I suspect that there is something about this monitor that ASUS isn't telling us (?) Is the delay to be blamed on Nvidia perhaps ? For if it were ready in January, then what is the reason for the delay ?

Well just to quote the Asus ROG Nordic page again the rep blames shortage of components.
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The current estimate for available in Sweden is the end of June. Due to shortage of components. BR, Marcus
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Well just to quote the Asus ROG Nordic page again the rep blames shortage of components.

I C, well, components can be anything, perhaps the panel, perhaps the g-sync module. What components mean is that it is not ready. For some reason. Oh well, it is what it is. Note that Nvidia is no longer selling the DIY g-sync module for the ASUS 24**** monitor... 

 
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I C, well, components can be anything, perhaps the panel, perhaps the g-sync module. What components mean is that it is not ready. For some reason. Oh well, it is what it is. Note that Nvidia is no longer selling the DIY g-sync module for the ASUS 24**** monitor... 

Nvidia didn't even sell the DIY modules outside the US/canada headscratch.gifsozo.gif
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