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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by DF is BUSY View Post

you quote gsync alot, but do you believe you'll even benefit from it?

Honestly I have no clue that's the problem. It's "new" and is a $200 premium which I have no clue if it's really that great.
post #12 of 16
Dual monitors is really good for work and school.
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Dual monitors is really good for work and school.

Yea I'll be in college only for 1 more year (hopefully >.< ) so I guess now my question is.

Is the Asus VG248QE a great monitor for gaming or is there problems with color especially when using Lightboost "hack" or is there a better monitor for around the same price range <$300
post #14 of 16
Personally i would wait for G-Sync Monitors. They are more expensive but its really worth it.
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I'm going to second what "DF is BUSY", "The Pook", and "sidewaykill" have all said: once you've gotten used to two monitors, the sheer productivity increase (or at least the extra room to work with) is quite the perk to have. I used to be one of the guys who fought against it, but once a friend lent me two CRTs back in 2006 I was hooked. It's just so nice to be able to have a game (say, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, insert MMO of the week here... running in fullscreen windowed) and switch to the second monitor to check out something (be it looking up a guide, chatting with friends through instant messengers, or as others have mentioned, information tools (GPU-Z, EVGA Precision, etc).

If you do any kind of multi-tasking, it's useful.

I'll never look back, and once I have the cash I'm upgrading from dual 21.5" 1080p displays to triple 27" 1440p displays on my main desk. I seriously can't wait ^_^
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Originally Posted by DF is BUSY View Post

you quote gsync alot, but do you believe you'll even benefit from it?

The lack of screen tearing or micro stuttering alone makes it worth it to me. Also, even if you're only pushing 40fps the image is, from reports, noticeably clearer and more "fluid", making it even more useful to those who want to run at the prettier settings, but might not have the hardware to run a constant 60Hz. Oh, also, G-Sync means no more having to use V-Sync!
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post #16 of 16
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Grrr...

Well still havent decided but i need to within then next couple hours due to the NCIX sale.

If I had spend over 250 on a monitor previously it would be an easy, wait for Gsync, decision. But I have never spend over that $250 amount so it's hard to justify $400+tax? on a monitor. lol

Again, thanks for the replies.

Edit: Im gonna wait until I can get a Gsync version. Whenever that is
Edited by nged72 - 3/16/14 at 5:49pm
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