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I would be interested in this it if were not so expensive in the UK in comparison to the US.

'Only $799 in America but £720 in UK ($1235).'

Yeah, no.

It's called VAT rolleyes.gif
Too bad for us Europeans =/
   
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The real question: do I stay on my lightboost setup or try to go for g-sync. Hmmm thinking.gif
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Still TN. Still horrid color shift even watching it straight head-on. Still horrid gamut coverage.

 

Pass.

   
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The real question: do I stay on my lightboost setup or try to go for g-sync. Hmmm thinking.gif
The monitor is 3D capable which means it can function in stroboscopic mode, so you can have both (but not at the same time).

If you can keep the frames consistent then stroboscopic (Lightboost, ULMB, etc.) gaming still completely annihilates G-Sync. Remember, G-Sync doesn't make the image look any better compared to G-Sync off, V-Sync on, etc. G-Sync just gets rid of tearing, stutters, etc. so you'll almost always have the most fluid graphics possible for the given frames-per-second that you are running. That being said, 120 frames per second / Hz in stroboscopic mode (lightboost, ULMB, etc.) has the equivalent fluidity and visual clearness of regular, non-strobed gaming (be it V-Sync, G-Sync, etc.) at around 750 fps/Hz. That's correct, I said seven-hundred and fifty smile.gif . That being said, stroboscopic mode can have stutters, tearing etc. like in regular non-VSync/non-GSync mode unless you combine VSync with strobed mode, then you wont have tearing but still the chnce of stutters/un-smoothness due to framerate drops, not to mention the added input lag of VSync
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The review was really bad frankly...

I don't know if I want to ditch my ips 1440p monitor. It's a korean one and has back light bleeding and it does not bother me so I guess black level is not really important for me but vibrant color might be a deal beaker with viewing angle. The best thing would be to compare side by side but..
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ASUS stated in the interview that they will still be worse. He states "if someone want the best black levels, color, viewing angles, then they still make IPS panels for that market.". However, even if color is equal, the viewing angles will cause quite a bit of color washout along the edges even when viewing from dead on. mad.gif

I think it was this video?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JxnHLFOOw0

Hopefully we get some more detailed reviews soon.

Not as good != Quit a bit worse.

There are several degrees between those.
    
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What an abysmal review. Did they actually even show images of that monitor turned on other than the OSD pics? The white/black levels appear shopped?

75W drawn from the wall, thats a nice number, what brightness, 0%, 100%?

White and black levels and no colour information at all? lol

This should be called "We got the PG278Q to review but we only took pictures of it turned off so you have no idea if it's really any good other than trusting our opinion"
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Worst part of reading this review was realizing that not even two 780Tis can keep a minimum of 60 FPS (let alone 144 FPS) at maximum graphics settings at 1440p, even when AA is turned off or used conservatively.

And even worse is that no amount of money can buy that kind of performance since that kind of GPU horsepower isn't available yet. Sighs.
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Worst part of reading this review was realizing that not even two 780Tis can keep a minimum of 60 FPS (let alone 144 FPS) at maximum graphics settings at 1440p, even when AA is turned off or used conservatively.

And even worse is that no amount of money can buy that kind of performance since that kind of GPU horsepower isn't available yet. Sighs.

I would say that's entirely dependent on what games you're playing. Considering everything I play can be run at a constant 120 fps at max settings (some exceptions like Witcher 2 with ubersampling), I don't see how SLI 780 Ti's don't keep a minimum of 60 fps
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I would say that's entirely dependent on what games you're playing. Considering everything I play can be run at a constant 120 fps at max settings (some exceptions like Witcher 2 with ubersampling), I don't see how SLI 780 Ti's don't keep a minimum of 60 fps
I play AAA titles with the bare minimum required AA enabled and every other graphics settings maxed out. I am yet to come across many recent/2013 title that will keep a constant minimum FPS of 60 at 1080p at those settings. I cannot imagine how bad the FPS would get at the same settings when run at 1440p. Then there are factors like SLI working properly with said games and the scaling on SLI being good and whatnot.
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