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I am completely torn between this, or the upcoming Asus ROG 34".

Do I want FPS up to 200Hz, or resolution + PPI.

Ugh

There's more to it than that. The Z35 will provide higher frame rates due to the lower resolution, which will allow you to use ULMB in more games (which provides far better motion clarity than regular 200 FPS which has 55 ms response time in black to dark grey transitions, and other dark to light transitions are very slow as well). Contrast is nearly 3x as good with much deeper blacks, resulting in a much better image. Downsampling and supersampling can somewhat compensate for resolution. The AG coating of the Z35 is probably thicker than the ROG. The Z35 is more curved which most people seem to prefer.

Or you can wait about a year (actually a little bit less most likely) and get the best of both worlds, as AUO is developing a 35" 2000R curved 3440 x 1440 144 Hz VA panel which should be ready in Q2 of this year. No doubt Acer and/or ASUS will combine it with a G-SYNC/ULMB module and release it after the new GPUs come out (since DisplayPort 1.3 will be required). This is what I'm waiting for. Hopefully they use a thinner AG coating...
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I probably will end up waiting for that newer panel to get released.

If for no other reason, it may force a price drop on the Z35. I can truck along on my 34UM65 a bit longer.
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I feel the sam as Robilar, I prefer 200hz plus G-Sync on BF4. For most of the maps there is no problem with motion blur. The ones that have a lot of indoor areas with lots of grey walls, like Metro, I do notice a bit of blur. You can play with 120 plus ULMB just fine and every thing looks great but I felt that th responsive "feeling" that playing at 200hz had outweighed the bit of motion blur on a few of the maps. Of course I had to drop a bunch of settings to play close to 200hz since I only have a 780, if you play at around 144fps or less with your settings and GPU I'd just go ULMB mode (I never noticed any tearing when playing BF4 anyway).

I did try playing with OD Extreme and the overshoot was horrible on every map in every situation. I would only ever use OD normal and just us G-Sync or ULMB depending on the game.

just got it today, same same !!
indeed there are some black traces at times (esp when seeing a green icon through a grey wall in BF4), and yes 1440 would be better IF it was possible in 144Hz, BUT.......... everything else is sooooooooooooooooo good !!! immersion.. speed of response.. perfect for gaming. (til display port 1.3 yes wink.gif )

admittely, when u're in-game, u dont even notice the few little flaws that may be seen..if u look for them, IMO......
TFT central is a very thorough review, yes, but from a gamer point of view... it's not that relevant. compared to other monitors, ok, my benq XL2411T was perfectly responsive, ok, but in general terms of gaming... so good with 35" !!

G-sync 144 / 200Hz fine to me for BF4, even if my gtx980 turns around 100-110 fps !
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Just to let you guys know that I'll have a full review up on this at the weekend. And written very much from a gamer's perspective, as usual.
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Can't wait.
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Wait this is for sale in the us ?

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Would love to hear as I already bought one and waiting for it to arrive. Hope to hear good news smile.gif
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newegg is backordered, says release date 2/25
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newegg is backordered, says release date 2/25

I got mine from Newegg over two weeks ago, they had it in stock for over week.
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