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Yeah I dont NEED a 27" monitor, I was just recommended one for gaming. I haven't dealt with higher end monitors before, are the viewing angles and colors going to be that noticeable to me?
Only if you've used or seen an IPS before. Otherwise you won't notice a difference.
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post #22 of 118
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Yeah I dont NEED a 27" monitor, I was just recommended one for gaming. I haven't dealt with higher end monitors before, are the viewing angles and colors going to be that noticeable to me?

Remember the first LCD tvs that came out that you HAD to sit in front of or the colors changed? Yeah. It will be like that.
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post #23 of 118
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Remember the first LCD tvs that came out that you HAD to sit in front of or the colors changed? Yeah. It will be like that.
Hm...That's annoying...but it seems to me that if Im not sitting directly in front of my monitor I could just turn my monitor to face me.
post #24 of 118
At 1920x1080 resolution I wouldn't recommend anything bigger than 24 inches unless you are going to be sitting quite a ways away from your monitor.
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At 1920x1080 resolution I wouldn't recommend anything bigger than 24 inches unless you are going to be sitting quite a ways away from your monitor.
Just over 2 feet would be the recommended distance if OP gets a 27"
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I came from 3 TN monitors in a row to my first IPS/PLS monitor it just blew me away i would never buy another TN monitor again
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I came from 3 TN monitors in a row to my first IPS/PLS monitor it just blew me away i would never buy another TN monitor again
I love my dual IPS monitors. The colors are the most obvious upgrade from a TN.
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I love my dual IPS monitors. The colors are the most obvious upgrade from a TN.

I came from a 1080P TN stright to a 1440P IPS/PLS and its the best monitor i have ever owned, i sure hope so as it costs almost twice as much.
Anyway if the OP has money for a IPS then get an IPS monitor.
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post #29 of 118
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I came from a 1080P TN stright to a 1440P IPS/PLS and its the best monitor i have ever owned, i sure hope so as it costs almost twice as much.
Anyway if the OP has money for a IPS then get an IPS monitor.
Not to steal this thread, but since you brought it up, and it may help the OP, would you recommend that I dump the dual 23" IPS for a single 27" IPS with 1440p?
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post #30 of 118
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Originally Posted by Wolfsbora View Post

Just over 2 feet would be the recommended distance if OP gets a 27"
How close do you people sit to your monitors?!
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