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Every single panel got downsides. VA got bad shadow detail, mediocre responsetimes / more blur in general. Not what you want if you play fast paced games. IPS better, TN best, if not counting CRT.
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Originally Posted by Lass3 View Post

Every single panel got downsides. VA got bad shadow detail, mediocre responsetimes / more blur in general. Not what you want if you play fast paced games. IPS better, TN best, if not counting CRT.

Blur and response are often better than IPS. Also: curved an IPS is guaranteed BLB. You're also ignoring IPS glow.
VA has superior black levels, rarely to no BLB.

But indeed, TN is still king for gaming (although I wouldn't want TN for a curved display).
   
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The reason of switching monitor is i cant handle TN anymore lol
Angle views are horrible, i would sacrifice some responsiveness for better angle views and colorimetry, constrast...
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The reason of switching monitor is i cant handle TN anymore lol
Angle views are horrible, i would sacrifice some responsiveness for better angle views and colorimetry, constrast...

Contrast -> VA
Viewing angles & color -> IPS

Just know that you'll be facing a lot more blur (and potential issues with BLB, IPS glow, VA gamma shift,...)
   
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VA does it have better viewing angles than TN?
It seems TN have worst in everything except responsiveness, its also a panel which manufacturers have mastered since a while
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VA does it have better viewing angles than TN?
It seems TN have worst in everything except responsiveness, its also a panel which manufacturers have mastered since a while

VA is better than IPS, but still has quite some gamma shift.

TN has gotten better, but aside from response times, it's still inferior in pretty much any way (except power usage maybe)
   
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmE-Npb0WSM

Viewing angles are not that bad especially from the top to the bottom
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmE-Npb0WSM

Viewing angles are not that bad especially from the top to the bottom

Did I miss something? In an ideal scenario, that text wouldn't be readable under any angle.
The fact that it becomes visible is a bad thing.

As for the second image (the tiger): Factor in the bad video camera & the youtube compression: you will barely see the shift if it's there, even on TN.


This is a better example:
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Viewing angles of the Z35 were a little disappointing to be honest. The image behaved more like older generation VA panels than some of the modern VA screens we've tested of late. From a side angle, the image became washed out and yellow in appearance as you can see. The same was visible from above and below.

   
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^^

It's not a bad camera, but as is normal for cameras it does make certain adjustments based on what it is looking at during videos. And there were some focus issues at some points. wink.gif You're absolutely correct to say that you can't pick out reasonably subtle differences on videos like this - on TN panels it's only the vertical colour inversion that really stands for mixed desktop content. It's a leopard by the way, not a tiger. tongue.gif

And yes, the fact that the Lagom text doesn't look a blended grey from any angle is not a good thing. And neither is the fact you can see differences even from a fairly direct viewing angle when comparing the centre to the flanks. The video and others in the review are not supposed to be taken on its own merit - hence the 12,000+ words that surround them and analysis which immediately accompanies them in the review. smile.gif
Edited by PCM2 - 1/31/16 at 11:13am
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By the way, VA panel is considered as too slow for fast games?
Some people claim IPS suits better and have less input lag, is that true?
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