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Why did you change it in the end? did it look cheap?

It hurt my eyes. It was a personal problem, one that I'm still trying to figure out, as it was confirmed the panel did not utilize PWM (it didn't flicker). The color temp and brightness wasn't bad either. I'll probably be starting a thread on the subject to gather advice, but I have an eye doctor appointment tomorrow.


My personal stuff aside, the monitor was pretty good. It didn't look cheap, and it didn't have any outstanding issues worth mentioning. I believe seeing a tiny bit of backlight bleed, but that was about it. Input lag was good, colors were good, pixel density was obviously very good for a computer monitor of that size at the time that I purchased it, etcetcetc.
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I've had the Asus PB287q over 1.5 years now and love it... Also to be honest I don't have the greatest vision and I don't even need scaling so I'm sure anything higher than 28" is fine. This is a great gaming monitor, very fast response times and the colors are great for the kind of panel it is. I highly recommend it and have had zero issues with it and the build quality looks premium and feels the same. Even the scaling to non native resolution's is pretty good too if you don't have the gpu horsepower for 4k. That said I'm really not too sure if something better has come along at this point as the 4k market continues to expand but you really can't go wrong with anything decent.

Games look great on it, videos too. 4k with a ton of SSAA makes games (obviously older ones) look ridiculously clean, too and 90% of games at 4k you don't need AA unless you are really picky like I am. I can never go back to 1080p or even 1440p.

I do have the PB278Q but 2k and IPS, the 4k version looks good, but i'm concerned about the TN panel, i'd rather get good colors
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I do have the PB278Q but 2k and IPS, the 4k version looks good, but i'm concerned about the TN panel, i'd rather get good colors

What was the Resolution? Ever Pick one?

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