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I think I will go for the Dell, via Amazon.

I've always had good experience with Dell and Amazon's customer service and never had any trouble with their monitors (owned 5 of them now!).

I think the colour and viewing angles of an IPS would be of more benefit to me than a 120hz screen smile.gif
Heh, it's Internet TV... not HD quality or smooth from source! biggrin.gif

Personally You are going to love it. thumb.gif

7970 is perfectly fine with 1440p especially if you have it overclocked.

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It won't be smoother though because the source content will still be 50 Hz (for iPlayer at least, I don't know about Sky Go).

Yeah I guess so. That being said, watching iPlayer on a smart TV with a higher refresh rate has always looked much more fluid than on my monitor.
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Doesn't work like that...

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For smoother motion.
Eh, unlikely to make a real difference. 120 is a multiple of 24 so, for 24p content, the frames can just be repeated to avoid 3:2 judder, but you're not going to get significantly smoother motion unless you actually increase the source frame rate - a quick Google reveals that iPlayer shows all content at 25p, not sure on Sky Go.

I imagine that high refresh rate TVs attempt to pull some tricks to make things look smoother - whether this actually looks good or not I can't say (having never used one) but the Dell monitor is not going to have those features anyway.
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All I know is my 60hz IPS panel handles motion terrrribly. tongue.gif

Anyway, you'll be happy with your purchase, Alex. thumb.gif
    
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It's basically a comparison with the U2713HM and the tl;dr seems to be that the Dell is $100 more and probably not worth it for most users, but I'm not sure what the price difference will be for you.
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All I know is my 60hz IPS panel handles motion terrrribly. tongue.gif

Anyway, you'll be happy with your purchase, Alex. thumb.gif

Yeah, we'll see. The plan is when I have a "full time" flat, to get myself a snazzy 40" TV or something... so this monitor is kind of a hold over until I get something newer/better.
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You already have 2 Dell IPS screens, so my guess would be that this one will just be more of the same only bigger, better, higher resolution etc. biggrin.gif
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You already have 2 Dell IPS screens, so my guess would be that this one will just be more of the same only bigger, better, higher resolution etc. biggrin.gif

Genau...

I've been very happy with all my Dell monitors, especially the IPS ones... so I kinda see no reason to change brand smile.gif
post #28 of 30
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Well, she came biggrin.gif

Well, BF4 on the graphics I played at 1080p are impossible. Had to shove them all to medium/high to play at native res frown.gif

But still, pretty!

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Well, she came biggrin.gif

Well, BF4 on the graphics I played at 1080p are impossible. Had to shove them all to medium/high to play at native res frown.gif

But still, pretty!


You should be able to do everything ultra at 1440p

Just image scaling should be 100%.

That is the settings I use for BF4.

MSAA off I think, Haven't really played bf4 in awhile.


Though I knew you would love the new screen.
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You should be able to do everything ultra at 1440p

Just image scaling should be 100%.

That is the settings I use for BF4.

MSAA off I think, Haven't really played bf4 in awhile.


Though I knew you would love the new screen.

In general it runs ok on ultra, but there are times really where it goes down to 30fps and feels really choppy frown.gif

I'll play some more tonight, see what I can do.
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