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They are taking their sweet time to release it!
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With the announcement of 6GB 780's, it's been reported that 6GB 780 Ti's are on the horizon. Will that provide any benefit with this monitor over a 3GB 780 Ti?
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Maybe down the road if games start using more than 3gb of vram. There really isn't anything out there now that I know of that really uses all 3gb that the 780 ti has. I'll probably trade up just to future proof. smile.gif
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With the announcement of 6GB 780's, it's been reported that 6GB 780 Ti's are on the horizon. Will that provide any benefit with this monitor over a 3GB 780 Ti?

You get 2 security benefits.

A) A beast of a card that can continue to push games in the future as they become more taxing and use more vram (not the biggest benefit if you upgrade every generation).

and

B) The option of going multi monitor. Although you'll have enough vram for this, you'll still need 2-3 way SLI depending on how many extra monitors you add.
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I am planing for SLI (2) with this 6 GB upgrade. If Ti's are released, I might just go with that. I see no reason why Ti's should not get 6 GB memory. So I will be patient. I have a GT520 right now and need something better until we know a bit more. Even the 800 series might be interesting. So I will get a 750 Ti so that I have something for 2-3 months and then the 750 Ti will become my backup card. 

 
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Is pre-order up for this monitor or no?
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Is pre-order up for this monitor or no?

Since there is no solid release date (only a projected release in Q2) and the fact that they are fine tuning it, the answer is no.

 
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JJ from ASUS.

 

Part of it is assumption on quality level or that they want all aspects of the best panels on the market which currently is not possible. With that noted we are striving to produce the best TN based monitor we have produced being higher resolution, native 8 bit and much more. For the majority of users and gamers we feel confident they will have a great gaming experience on the SWIFT. For users who focus first and foremost on color accuracy, viewing angles and black/gray scale then they will still need to look at IPS / PLS or other panels in our PB / PA line ( of course this will be at the expense of response time and refresh rate.

 
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I'd play in black and white before I went back to 60hz. thumb.gif
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JJ from ASUS.

Part of it is assumption on quality level or that they want all aspects of the best panels on the market which currently is not possible. With that noted we are striving to produce the best TN based monitor we have produced being higher resolution, native 8 bit and much more. For the majority of users and gamers we feel confident they will have a great gaming experience on the SWIFT. For users who focus first and foremost on color accuracy, viewing angles and black/gray scale then they will still need to look at IPS / PLS or other panels in our PB / PA line ( of course this will be at the expense of response time and refresh rate.

This statement is not really encouraging. It's technically true, but it could indicate that panel performance hasn't met internal expectations. I hope not, but at this point I still plan to buy it as long as 1) it's really better than any VG series panel, and 2) it releases ASAP.

I couldn't wait on this for 3 months, so I purchased a QNIX 27" 1440p PLS to hold me over. 27"/1440p is a very nice experience. The contrast and color accuracy are markedly better than my VG248QE/former VG236H. The input lag is very good. The motion clarity is not good, even at 96Hz. The 96Hz overclock definitely helps, but the motion blur is definitely higher than on either VGxxxx monitor I've had.

I hope this monitor is close enough to the QNIX that I can sell the QNIX without much hesitation.
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