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Originally Posted by Smokey the Bear View Post

Why?

You can pre-order it right now for $1200 USD. Currency is a wonderful thing.

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/34-asus-pg348q-nvidia-g-sync-100hz-curved-ips-panel-3440x1440-5ms-10001-dp-v12-hdmi-usb-30-tilt-heig

Not NA. :/
Edited by sl4ppy - 2/5/16 at 9:40am
post #462 of 1177
Import it. tongue.gif

My point is the price.
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In Europe : 1,371.50€
    
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post #464 of 1177
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Originally Posted by Smokey the Bear View Post

Why?

You can pre-order it right now for $1200 USD. Currency is a wonderful thing.

https://www.scan.co.uk/products/34-asus-pg348q-nvidia-g-sync-100hz-curved-ips-panel-3440x1440-5ms-10001-dp-v12-hdmi-usb-30-tilt-heig

Not likely in the U.S. The Acer x34 goes for $1300 on Amazon, there's practically zero chance this ROG display will go for less than the Acer.
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I am interested to see a few things with the Asus compared to the X34:

Coil whine

Scan lines (They are not a major problem anyway but Interested to see if Asus has them as well, I am guessing it will but IDK)

Backlight bleed / IPS glow

Gamma settings

Overdrive settings / response times
post #466 of 1177
I'm sure the pg348q will be priced the same as the x34, just like the ROG Swift pg279q and the Acer xb271hu, which both have an msrp of $799 USD.

I'm just not sure why anyone, these articles popping up today in particular, are expecting a $1500 usd price tag. Well, these articles are directly converting 1000 British pounds, which is silly as we don't pay VAT.

In Canada things would get especially silly, where the x34 would cost $1609 on sale vs $2000 for the pg348q. It won't be that much, and I'm certainly not paying VAT. smile.gif
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Honestly, it's almost definitely the same exact panel, just rebranded. As far as I know, all the 34" IPS panels so far have been the same panel rebranded, as have the VA's. The question, really, is whether you prefer VA or IPS, and then the secondary features that each mfr adds (i.e. ROG armor vs Acer "spiderlegs", etc)
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Honestly, it's almost definitely the same exact panel, just rebranded. As far as I know, all the 34" IPS panels so far have been the same panel rebranded, as have the VA's. The question, really, is whether you prefer VA or IPS, and then the secondary features that each mfr adds (i.e. ROG armor vs Acer "spiderlegs", etc)

It might have the same panel, however it could be a better version
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From the 2 videos and photos from that chinese owner I suppose it's an improved version. By saying improved I don't mean better, but it works. Some minor things like the confusing button controls on the X34 seems to be better at the 348Q. In my opinion Acer should lower the X34 price to compete with Asus.
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No, someone else will do it, like TFT reviews and then they give out the calibration profile

Panel variance makes that moot though. Using someone else's ICC profile won't necessarily yield the same results as it did for them. This is why it's best to get your own colorimeter. Software like DisplayCAL is free and seemingly easy to use, although not the most advanced but a great place to start along with a simple Colormunki or better yet i1Display Pro.
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