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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).

"Blur and response are often better than IPS."

Not at all. Look at reviews. VA often goes as high as 40ish ms depending on colors shown.

I've tried many VA monitors, including Eizo's FG2421 which is considered one of the fastest VA gaming monitors, and it reaches 44ms G2G at times.



http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/eizo_fg2421.htm

VA is NOT SUITED for fast paced gaming. It's alright for "normal" gaming.
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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).

"Blur and response are often better than IPS."

Not at all. Look at reviews. VA often goes as high as 40ish ms depending on colors shown.

I've tried many VA monitors, including Eizo's FG2421 which is considered one of the fastest VA gaming monitors, and it reaches 44ms G2G at times.



http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/eizo_fg2421.htm

VA is NOT SUITED for fast paced gaming. It's alright for "normal" gaming.

It seems like I was misinformed. Good thing I didn't buy the Samsung VA 34" then. Thx thumb.gif Rep'd
   
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Paced gaming you mean games like Quake3?
What about sim racing? Are they considered as paced gaming?
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Best monitor ATM is the acer X34, that is about all there is to it.
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Best monitor ATM is the acer X34, that is about all there is to it.

No. It's not. It's nearly guaranteed to come with backlight bleed, does 100Hz at best (not even guaranteed), has slow panel responses, etc.
It's basically the same as my Dell, but with G-sync and a slightly higher refresh rate. It's not ideal for fast paced games.
Quality control is a drama on that thing.

It's a step in right direction, but right now I wouldn't spend 1.3 grand on a monitor that's guaranteed to have flaws. I don't think the OP wants to burn that much money on something that has compromises.


Even if you have an unlimited pool of cash, you could just as well go for the Dell 4K OLED 120Hz...
   
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Best monitor ATM is the acer X34, that is about all there is to it.

Not even close..

Let me guess, you own a X34 biggrin.gif
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X34 (and the upcoming Asus PG348Q) are using pretty ancient panels, 60Hz native overclocked to 100Hz (if you're lucky to get that). It's the same panel used in the Dell/LG monitors which are nearly half the price. I wouldn't even say these monitors are a step in the right direction... they're just lazy and very well marketed products that give people impression they are buying in to the latest cutting edge tech, when they really aren't. And the price, sheer madness!! The profit margin on these will be insane. Sure, if you MUST have 21:9 1440P G-Sync, it's your only option, so by default, given the lack of ANY competition, I guess that does make it the 'best' ha!
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No. It's not. It's nearly guaranteed to come with backlight bleed, does 100Hz at best (not even guaranteed), has slow panel responses, etc.
It's basically the same as my Dell, but with G-sync and a slightly higher refresh rate. It's not ideal for fast paced games.
Quality control is a drama on that thing.

It's a step in right direction, but right now I wouldn't spend 1.3 grand on a monitor that's guaranteed to have flaws. I don't think the OP wants to burn that much money on something that has compromises.


Even if you have an unlimited pool of cash, you could just as well go for the Dell 4K OLED 120Hz...

Everything out has compromises, the X34 actually has the least of them in my opinion. If you can afford it, it's well worth the price. I think Vega actually called it has favorite overall monitor, and he's had every major display out

For a lot of us 60Hz isn't an option and also, the jump to 100 is huge, not just "slightly higher"

As for the Dell OLED, that panel isn't likely to be optimized for gaming, I'd expect higher than usual input lag and no adaptive sync. Again, still compromises even on a $5K display.
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No. It's not. It's nearly guaranteed to come with backlight bleed, does 100Hz at best (not even guaranteed), has slow panel responses, etc.
It's basically the same as my Dell, but with G-sync and a slightly higher refresh rate. It's not ideal for fast paced games.
Quality control is a drama on that thing.

It's a step in right direction, but right now I wouldn't spend 1.3 grand on a monitor that's guaranteed to have flaws. I don't think the OP wants to burn that much money on something that has compromises.


Even if you have an unlimited pool of cash, you could just as well go for the Dell 4K OLED 120Hz...

Everything out has compromises, the X34 actually has the least of them in my opinion. If you can afford it, it's well worth the price. I think Vega actually called it has favorite overall monitor, and he's had every major display out

For a lot of us 60Hz isn't an option and also, the jump to 100 is huge, not just "slightly higher"

As for the Dell OLED, that panel isn't likely to be optimized for gaming, I'd expect higher than usual input lag and no adaptive sync. Again, still compromises even on a $5K display.

If you want to go through 5 pieces to get a decent one and have cash to burn.
   
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