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I am debating between the two monitors from ASUS but I will most likely opt for the 4K and replace my Dell U2713HM with it.
post #762 of 8206
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Originally Posted by Jack Mac View Post

It's overpriced because there is no competition. And 120Hz Korean monitors can't be compared to 120Hz TNs, they're simply inferior when it comes to motion clarity. This monitor would be an insta-buy from me if it's confirmed to work with lightboost and was a bit cheaper.

You say that like it's fact. In my findings the 120hz qnix is way clearer than the 120hz tn panel i owned. Take out the comparison to korean models anyway and this is still a tn panel and it does have competition because just like every other solution available there is a sacrifice, it's not ips. 144hz is available @ 1080p (not 1440p), 1440p ips/pls (not 120hz apart from the korean monitors) 4k @ 60hz (not 120hz), they all have pros and cons and this is no different, they are all COMPETING against each other because they offer different features, they all appeal to different people, for some people TN is simply unacceptable especially at this price.

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Originally Posted by failwheeldrive View Post

I'd rather deal with color shift than sever backlight bleed, dead pixels and garbage build quality. I'm selling my qnix the second this monitor is out.

Sounds pretty awful. Should have returned it when you first received it.
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All the flak I've given TN panels here, but I'd be willing to try it as long as the return policy is good wink.gif 1440p is the definitly the sweet spot, as I'm typing this from my 4k dell monitor. 4k I.M.O. is not this enormous step up from 1440p like I thought it would be, maybe it's the size of the monitor being 24 inches or game textures simply aren't at a level needed to appreciate it fully. Its a slight step up from 1440 but can't say it makes 1440 look bad like 1440 does to 1080. Also windows scaling and overall compatibility is not there yet. I'm gonna wait for prices to drop and more features to become available before I do 4k again....
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IPS?
 
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IPS?
It's TN.
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It's TN.

That probably explains why the IPS model is 3 grand. I simply will not go back to a TN. I'm going to wait a little longer until more 4k options are available and the prices come down a little. Although I have the money its very hard to spend 3k on a 28" display. Very hard.
 
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You say that like it's fact. In my findings the 120hz qnix is way clearer than the 120hz tn panel i owned. Take out the comparison to korean models anyway and this is still a tn panel and it does have competition because just like every other solution available there is a sacrifice, it's not ips. 144hz is available @ 1080p (not 1440p), 1440p ips/pls (not 120hz apart from the korean monitors) 4k @ 60hz (not 120hz), they all have pros and cons and this is no different, they are all COMPETING against each other because they offer different features, they all appeal to different people, for some people TN is simply unacceptable especially at this price.
Sounds pretty awful. Should have returned it when you first received it.

Yeah, it sucks. I didn't bother paying shipping back to korea for a replacement when it'll probably be the same way. You're extremely lucky if you get a qnix without lightbleed or dead pixels that can actually overclock to 120hz. This Asus isn't perfect, but the better response time, guaranteed 120+hz and g-sync make it totally worth it to a lot of people. Assuming the panel is as good as nav said, I'll be really happy with it.
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I'll be really happy with it.

And that's all that matters thumb.gif
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It's overpriced because there is no competition. And 120Hz Korean monitors can't be compared to 120Hz TNs, they're simply inferior when it comes to motion clarity. This monitor would be an insta-buy from me if it's confirmed to work with lightboost and was a bit cheaper.

If I remember correctly G-Sync has 2 modes, the variable refresh rate and Lightboost. So we should be able to use it, if not, we could possibly be using ToasyX's strobing program to get it to work.
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