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I've been looking arround for a new monitor, I feel I need something bigger, my current screen is a LG panel of 23".

What worries me is that some people say that 1080p isn't enought for a 27" screen, feels way too pixelated.

What do you guys think? 1080p or 1440p?
Another issue is that 1440p monitors are way too overpriced, and I don't fancy buying korean panels from unknow resellers on eBay.

Its main use will be gaming

I was thinking about this one, the ASUS MX279H

Any help is highly appreciated thumb.gif

EDIT: I just found this other one: Samsung LS27C65UDS/EN
I can't even find it on the samsung website, but seems to be 1440p
Edited by danilon62 - 3/23/14 at 5:54pm
post #2 of 12
I just went from a 24" asus 1080p to a 27" Korean 1440p but I do not have experience with a 27" 1080p. I had the same reservations about the ebay 1440p's however the monoprice version which is the same thing is on sale for 289 @ rakuten withm 1 year warranty and much better CS and I don't have to ship this back to asia if it breaks. It took me a year to pull the trigger but damn am I glad I did. The detail and improved colors are much better than I thought they would be. I had never owned a 1440p or even played on one so I had no idea what to expect or if I should even bother. The one thing I did know was that every time I upgrade my monitor, it is always puts the biggest smile on my face, so I decided to do it.
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I have never noticed pixilation on either of my 27in 1080p monitors. I have both a random Samsung that is like 3 years old and a ASUS VG278HE 144Hz Monitor
 
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Here's your compromise!

http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=113&cp_id=11307&cs_id=1130703

Don't be turned off by the cheap sounding name, Monoprice is actually a very solid US brand.
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I've had both, 1440 looks WAY better on a 27 inch screen than 1080 does. It's a night and day difference. What I can't stand more than 1080 on a 27" screen though is 60hz, and that's why I still use my Benq 120HZ 27 1080.

If you have never seen both then you will be happy with 1080, but if you have, you will think it looks like crap. Even max AA etc can't make up for the pixel loss.
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Originally Posted by brucethemoose View Post

Here's your compromise!

http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=113&cp_id=11307&cs_id=1130703

Don't be turned off by the cheap sounding name, Monoprice is actually a very solid US brand.

Im in Spain, so I can't buy anything from outside of the EU without having to pay a load of import taxes frown.gif
post #7 of 12
1080p for like 24'
and 1440p for 27'.

That's what i've heard the most. You might like it but the pixel density is for sure under avarage.
I've a 22' 1680x1050 looks well.

Now 1080p on a way bigger 27'.
You don't have to be the champ to figure that 1440p is the way to go. Especially now.
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I would say no. Not enough.
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BTW the Samsung you linked is listed as a 1080p monitor on their website.

http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/pc-peripherals/monitors/professional/LS27C65UDS/EN


This may be what you're looking for biggrin.gif
http://geizhals.de/eu/?cat=monlcd19wide&asd=on&asuch=2560x1440&sort=p
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post #10 of 12
I have seen 1440p my eyes will never go back to 1080p at that size.
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