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If it did not have the anti glare coating on it then I might try one, unfortunately that is a deal breaker without even trying it.

Yea I wish someone would come up with a tutorial for removing the AG coating on the PG278Q, then I'd not worry about ever replacing this thing.

Looking at you vega bruce.gif
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If it did not have the anti glare coating on it then I might try one, unfortunately that is a deal breaker without even trying it.

Yea I wish someone would come up with a tutorial for removing the AG coating on the PG278Q, then I'd not worry about ever replacing this thing.

Looking at you vega bruce.gif
The guide for the Dell probably works on the Swift. I know a guy who removed the coating on his Asus monitor (i forgot which model) using the same steps, and he now has a working glossy monitor.
    
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The pros :

Very fluid due to G-Sync
Design
Finally an HDMI port
Reactivity for an IPS

The Cons :

Reactivity stil not as good as TN panels
ULMB only at 120mhz
High price

Not something we didn't know already basically lol, unless the HDMI port maybe.

They say when ULMB is activated there is a feeling similar to that of PMW.

9.5ms average reactivity

10ms input lag

not even a WORD on backlight bleed.. disapointing..

Thanks! Well, nothing new here, so I am little dissapointed in review.

However to all of you guys- I would really wait for new XB271HU reviews to compare both monitors. We wanna get best, right? smile.gif
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Thanks! Well, nothing new here, so I am little dissapointed in review.

However to all of you guys- I would really wait for new XB271HU reviews to compare both monitors. We wanna get best, right? smile.gif

Definitely wait it out if you can. PG279Q vs XB271HU vs XB270HU will be an interesting comparison. It's a shame there's no VA panel version. The XB270HU is unacceptable in dark games so I'll be replacing mine with an Acer Predator Z35 most likely.
 
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Definitely wait it out if you can. PG279Q vs XB271HU vs XB270HU will be an interesting comparison. It's a shame there's no VA panel version. The XB270HU is unacceptable in dark games so I'll be replacing mine with an Acer Predator Z35 most likely.

Why would you replace it with 1080 p 35 monitor? Why not XB271HU with 27 and 1440p. Just curious, I thought everybody here want to upgrade to 1440p at least smile.gif
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Why would you replace it with 1080 p 35 monitor? Why not XB271HU with 27 and 1440p. Just curious, I thought everybody here want to upgrade to 1440p at least smile.gif

XB271HU is more or less the same monitor. Same panel, 150 Hz is not a real difference over 144 Hz. IPS glow, lackluster black levels, and subpar contrast are why I'm abandoning IPS forever ASAP. Playing the game "SOMA" on the XB270HU was the last straw.
 
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Definitely wait it out if you can. PG279Q vs XB271HU vs XB270HU will be an interesting comparison. It's a shame there's no VA panel version. The XB270HU is unacceptable in dark games so I'll be replacing mine with an Acer Predator Z35 most likely.

Doesn't the curved monitors display even more IPS glow, because from what I gathered they certainly do?. So yeah, out of curiosity. What's the deal with prefering the Z35 instead? Just incase I missed out on any juicy details.


Edit: The Z35 is getting released the 21th oktober in Sweden and it's possible to pre-order it. Also, found out it is an a-mva-panel which explains your interest.
Edited by Pragmatist - 10/1/15 at 9:40am
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Doesn't the curved monitors display even more IPS glow, because from what I gathered they certainly do?. So yeah, out of curiosity. What's the deal with prefering the Z35 instead? Just incase I missed out on any juicy details.

You're right about curved IPS monitors. For that reason I try to steer everyone away from them. The Z35 on the other hand uses an MVA panel which means no IPS glow, much deeper blacks, contrast ratio at least twice as good, a much lower probability of backlight bleed (I don't know why but it seems to be true), but slightly worse color accuracy so they're not the top recommendation for photo editing.
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XB271HU is more or less the same monitor. Same panel, 150 Hz is not a real difference over 144 Hz. IPS glow, lackluster black levels, and subpar contrast are why I'm abandoning IPS forever ASAP. Playing the game "SOMA" on the XB270HU was the last straw.

Isn't Z35 also IPS but just 1080p? I am supprised mate, I thought nobody would willingly go back to 1080p from 1440p, not even mention from IPS to TN! I always thought that IPS and TN are night and day difference in games for colors. I use monitor only for gaming so I always thought that IPS is better than TN in terms of image quality.


Also- are you not worried about pixles in Z35? 1080p seems too low for 35 monitor.


Well, lets hope new XB or PG will be better than first Acer one monitor.
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Isn't Z35 also IPS but just 1080p? I am supprised mate, I thought nobody would willingly go back to 1080p from 1440p, not even mention from IPS to TN! I always thought that IPS and TN are night and day difference in games for colors. I use monitor only for gaming so I always thought that IPS is better than TN in terms of image quality.


Also- are you not worried about pixles in Z35? 1080p seems too low for 35 monitor.


Well, lets hope new XB or PG will be better than first Acer one monitor.
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Isn't Z35 also IPS but just 1080p? I am supprised mate, I thought nobody would willingly go back to 1080p from 1440p, not even mention from IPS to TN! I always thought that IPS and TN are night and day difference.

Well, lets hope new XB or PG will be better than first Acer one monitor.

Unfortunately all of my XB270HU complaints are about flaws/limitations inherent to the panel, and the PG279Q and XB271HU use the same panel. Also if someone releases a 3440 x 1440 G-SYNC VA monitor next year, I'll then sell the Z35 and buy that + the GTX 980 Ti's successor. On the bright side, the Z35 is 200 Hz so while it won't have great pixel clarity, it should be extremely smooth and easy for my GTX 980.
 
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EK Vardar EVO 120ER x3 (bottom intake) Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Acer Predator XB270HU w/ Ideal Lume Standard Bi... Wooting One "Analog" Mechanical Keyboard (Red F... 
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Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Yamaha RX-V579 Ascend Acoustics CBM-170 SE Fluance XL7C 
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Fluance AVBP2 Gustard U12 Chord Mojo Blue Yeti w/ Pop Filter 
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Fanatec CSL Elite Wheel Advanced Pack CODE 87-key Keyboard (Cherry MX Green) w/ Vorte... Ducky Pocket Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Blue) THRUSTMASTER T16000M FCS Flight Stick 
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Furman M-8X2 (x2) AmazonBasics 7-port Powered USB 3.0 Hub 
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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 @ 3.6 GHz XFX nForce 680i LT XFX GeForce 8800 Ultra EVGA e-GeForce 9800GTX+ 
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EVGA e-GeForce 9800GX2 EVGA GeForce GTX 295 dual PCB OCZ Reaper 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 Intel 330 Series 180GB 
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Thermalright Venomous-X Delta AFC1212D-PWM Silverstone AP141 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
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LG Flatron IPS235 Ducky Shine DK9087 Shine 2 (Cherry MX Red, gree... EVGA G2 850W Lian-Li PC-7HX 
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Samsung 960 Pro 1TB Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Samsung 850 EVO 250GB EK Phoenix MLC 360mm 
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EK Vardar EVO 120ER x3 (bottom intake) Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Acer Predator XB270HU w/ Ideal Lume Standard Bi... Wooting One "Analog" Mechanical Keyboard (Red F... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic PRIME Titanium 650W w/ Ensourced custo... Lian-Li PC-O11WX Logitech G Pro Kingston HyperX Fury Pro XL 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Yamaha RX-V579 Ascend Acoustics CBM-170 SE Fluance XL7C 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Fluance AVBP2 Gustard U12 Chord Mojo Blue Yeti w/ Pop Filter 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Fanatec CSL Elite Wheel Advanced Pack CODE 87-key Keyboard (Cherry MX Green) w/ Vorte... Ducky Pocket Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Blue) THRUSTMASTER T16000M FCS Flight Stick 
OtherOther
Furman M-8X2 (x2) AmazonBasics 7-port Powered USB 3.0 Hub 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 @ 3.6 GHz XFX nForce 680i LT XFX GeForce 8800 Ultra EVGA e-GeForce 9800GTX+ 
GraphicsGraphicsRAMHard Drive
EVGA e-GeForce 9800GX2 EVGA GeForce GTX 295 dual PCB OCZ Reaper 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 1066 Intel 330 Series 180GB 
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Thermalright Venomous-X Delta AFC1212D-PWM Silverstone AP141 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG Flatron IPS235 Ducky Shine DK9087 Shine 2 (Cherry MX Red, gree... EVGA G2 850W Lian-Li PC-7HX 
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