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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post

Back to TN? Indeed, probably not. But IPS is not the end of the spectrum... the good end at least. Much closer to the tail end for gaming/entertainment. But when it comes to 1440p gaming monitors we can only choose TN or IPS unfortunately.

That is until LGD improves yields and makes an OLED monitor. They clearly know about PC gaming since a recent OLED demonstration event had a concave display running a video of a PC game (you can see that the on-screen text says "Press G or Middle Mouse").

Video in question, go to 23 seconds if it doesn't go there automatically:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h1MgIWLG1U&t=23s
 
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Originally Posted by Steeps5 View Post

My 780 Ti performs very well in 1440p. Now I will say you won't get anywhere near 144 fps in the newest AAA games but there are plenty that can reach that. I do get a constant 60 fps in MGS V (that's because it is locked).

CS:GO maintains a perfect 144 fps at all times. Civilization V maintains 144 fps. Wargame: Red Dragon maxed out can maintain about 80 fps.

I haven't done any in-depth testing really, I just play the games for the fun of it. The GTX 970 should have nearly similar performance.
Yes, of course. I personally would take 1440p/60hz over 1080p/144hz. Also 27" screen size is very nice (just don't buy 27" 1080p, that looks awful). You will get better motion clarity and smoother movement with 144hz.

Well that's a valuable and encouraging feedback ! I don't really want to reach 144 fps, it's just a matter of unlocking the 60 fps limit to let the game run faster if it can.
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You play games similar to what i play, so i think you might fall under the same rules that apply to me.

If you go with an IPS monitor, you'll never go back. If you go with 1440p or higher, you'll never go back, if you go with 21:9, you'll never go back (unless you get a 32" or higher 4k ips monitor). tongue.gif

Imo, quality would always be better than fluidity (for the type of games you play). Your eyes gets used to 120/144Hz, and the "wow" factor goes away pretty fast, but sharp detailed textures, and accurate color representation would always make you go (wow...).

My recommendation to you would be an overclockable 27" 2560*1440p ips monitor, or a 34" 2560*1440 ips monitor (if you have the funds).

I would have added 4k to my recommendation, but your current single GPU would be unable to handle that resolution (i have to run my 970's at 1599Mhz in SLI to maintain playable FPS at Max Settings). You have to recognize that games are getting pretty demanding, so a high refresh rate monitor wouldn't make much sense for the type of games you play (considering you'll be running at 30-80fps most of the time at Max settings with AA)

Good luck on your upgrade!

Thanks for your input, it's really appreciated thumb.gif
Going IPS shouldn't be a problem for me as I don't really care about the millisecond lag being 5ms instead of 1ms. I play for fun, and enjoying a beautiful graphic experience is more important than competition to me.
I'm not planning on 4K, and my budget won't allow me to go above 27" monitors. my desk isn't very deep so I'm sitting quite close to my monitor btw.
Do I need to buy a korean monitor to be able to overclock it ?
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Personally, for gaming, I don't think I would want an IPS (as they are now). The 8-bit TN in my monitor looks absolutely fantastic. The things that draw me away from IPS are namely the ugly white glow on dark screens and the increased response times compared to TN.
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Personally, for gaming, I don't think I would want an IPS (as they are now). The 8-bit TN in my monitor looks absolutely fantastic. The things that draw me away from IPS are namely the ugly white glow on dark screens and the increased response times compared to TN.

I think I should go to a store and compare the two technologies side by side on the same resolution, to see which one looks better to me.

IMHO a human being couldn't notice a lag of 5ms...
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Originally Posted by SkyFred View Post

I think I should go to a store and compare the two technologies side by side on the same resolution, to see which one looks better to me.

IMHO a human being couldn't notice a lag of 5ms...

He was talking about response time specifically, although the manufacturer's specs are typically BS/exaggerated/closest to the minimum response time and not the average. It should be possible to see the difference between 3ms and 5ms (which are the fastest average response times I've seen reported from TN and IPS panels respectively, rounded), but it's very small. You can see the difference in pictures taken in TFTCentral's review of the PG279Q.
 
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Dell's UltraSharp U2515H seems to be a good compromise in my situation. 25" 1440p at 60Hz with LG AH-IPS panel.
+ I like the adjustable stand and thin bezel

What do you think about that ?

EDIT: + it's only around 300€ in Europe
Edited by SkyFred - 11/4/15 at 3:21pm
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