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Hey guys whats do u think about XL2720z? At my local store it is nearly $230 cheaper compared to XL2730z.

XL2720z is a older model and it's 1080p only!
Still a nice monitor with excellent Blur Reduction, but not 1440p and therefore I'd go for XL2730z instead.
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Man look I'm not here to argue with you, The op asked for monitors to suite his needs and I was just givng them one that noone had mentioned. If your in love with Benq then great.
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Hey guys whats do u think about XL2720z? At my local store it is nearly $230 cheaper compared to XL2730z.
MG279Q is like costing $120 more than the XL2720z

I am not very fancy about free-sync since i am using Nvidia GPU.

What graphics card do you have.
     
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What graphics card do you have.
750ti for now, I am not playing demanding 3D titles anyway. So I have no problem hitting that 144fps. I could also upgrade my GPU once the 14/16nm GPU come. So GPU is not a problem..
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XL2720z is a older model and it's 1080p only!
Still a nice monitor with excellent Blur Reduction, but not 1440p and therefore I'd go for XL2730z instead.
It is a $230 top up. correct me if I am wrong, the only difference between the 2 is freesync + 1440p?

1080p should be fine if I just sit ~10-15% further from the screen. PPI is just all about sitting distance. wink.gif

a $230 saving is pretty huge, I was wondering is the XL2720z are as good as the newer one. I am actually worry about the MG279G QC issue, as this could easily be a 3yrs+ investment. (my current monitor is 8yrs old already)
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post #24 of 35
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750ti for now, I am not playing demanding 3D titles anyway. So I have no problem hitting that 144fps. I could also upgrade my GPU once the 14/16nm GPU come. So GPU is not a problem..
It is a $230 top up. correct me if I am wrong, the only difference between the 2 is freesync + 1440p?

1080p should be fine if I just sit ~10-15% further from the screen. PPI is just all about sitting distance. wink.gif

a $230 saving is pretty huge, I was wondering is the XL2720z are as good as the newer one. I am actually worry about the MG279G QC issue, as this could easily be a 3yrs+ investment. (my current monitor is 8yrs old already)

Here as the different specs on each one. I think you would get better FPS with the XL2720z.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6B33R88528&cm_re=benq_xl2720z-_-24-014-375-_-Product


http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=BenQ+XL2730Z&N=-1&isNodeId=1

Your GPU will have less strain on 1080p.
Edited by Lshuman - 2/23/16 at 9:32am
     
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what is the amd's equivalent and is it amd exclusive too?

AMD doesn't have an equivalent to ULMB, also none of their stuff is AMD exclusive thankfully (only NVIDIA can get away with that due to their marketshare). The only blur reducing FreeSync monitors are BenQ's and the Eizo Foris FS2735; the monitor designers included their own blur reduction on those which works on all GPUs, and it's actually slightly better than ULMB (support for more refresh rates including 144 Hz).
 
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which benq ones?
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which benq ones?

Their only 2560 x 1440 144 Hz has blur reduction, the XL2730Z. Most of their XL lineup has it I believe.
 
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post #28 of 35
-ULMB works on both AMD and Nvidia
-Gsync/Freesync don't work with ULMB
-XL2730z has TN panel(stay away if you want great colors and good viewing angles), others don't.

My 2c, if you ONLY play CSGO get the Benq because it is a slightly faster than the other monitors. if you don't, then get the Asus or basically an of the IPS options. Don't worry about blur.
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-ULMB works on both AMD and Nvidia
are you 100% sure ?
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are you 100% sure ?

It doesn't. He must be thinking of 'Blur Reduction' or other manufacturer-specific strobe backlight settings.
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