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Hi!

As the title says, Im in the market for a new monitor. I bought myself a 1080 graphics card yesterday, and today I put my current card and monitor up for sale(I already have buyers lined up for the monitor). With that Im looking for a new monitor.

I was initially in the market for a 3440x1440p monitor, but with a meagre selection and ridiculous prices(that dont seem to drop, ever)Im leaning more towards a 2560x1440p monitor. Im wondering if the good people of OCN has any good suggestions for monitors, as I seem to get stuck between choices.

Im eyeballing the Dell S2716DG, but are there any other monitors around the same price I should perhaps consider?
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This Crossover 27" monitor will offer great color, for $350
http://www.ebay.com/itm/331846037052?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Comes with the LG AH-IPS panel, which I believe is what Apple uses in their $1000 27" monitor.
The Dell you listed uses the older TN panel frown.gif

I'm assuming Apple gets to cherry pick the LG AH-IPS panels used in their monitors.
But your still going to get a great color from the Crossover.
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Originally Posted by Tacoboy View Post

This Crossover 27" monitor will offer great color, for $350
http://www.ebay.com/itm/331846037052?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Comes with the LG AH-IPS panel, which I believe is what Apple uses in their $1000 27" monitor.
The Dell you listed uses the older TN panel frown.gif

I'm assuming Apple gets to cherry pick the LG AH-IPS panels used in their monitors.
But your still going to get a great color from the Crossover.

Havent heard about crossover before, but ill definitely check this out. The VA panel is exactly what I find off-putting about the dell monitor, Im aware that they suffer from poor viewing angle and not as good colour accuracy as IPS panels, and Im not even sure I would need/want g-sync(significantly raises the price on the monitor).
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