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I am looking for a new monitor which should support Free-Sync and have a resolution of 2560x1440. The screen should be 27 inch and have preferably a very quick response time 1-3 ms and no ghosting. The colours, intensity the brightness as well as the build quality of the monitor should be oustanding. The budget is about $600 to $800.


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Well, AMD has its FreeSync range enlisted here. If it is there, you can probably purchase such a monitor. Current ones:
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Well, AMD has its FreeSync range enlisted here. If it is there, you can probably purchase such a monitor. Current ones:

That list doesnt really help much. Most monitors I have looked at such as the Asus MG279Q (IPS, 144Hz) are not even mentioned.
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Mentioned as in a review? I can see it up there. It would keep you in the know, at least.
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Mentioned as in a review? I can see it up there. It would keep you in the know, at least.

Yeah but it is not the IPS 144Hz model, its a TN 90HZ model.
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That list doesnt really help much. Most monitors I have looked at such as the Asus MG279Q (IPS, 144Hz) are not even mentioned.

The MG279Q is the very first monitor on that list. If you need in depth reviews check out TFTCentral. They have already reviewed the Benq XL27030Z Asus MG279Q Eizo FS2735 and Acer XG270HU so thats 4 freesync monitors you can check out. I own an XL2730Z myself and id say this monitor fit your needs. No AHVA panel is going to hit 1-3ms response times and the Acers build quality seems questionable.
Edited by MistaSparkul - 8/1/16 at 10:52am
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Originally Posted by MistaSparkul View Post

The MG279Q is the very first monitor on that list. If you need in depth reviews check out TFTCentral. They have already reviewed the Benq XL27030Z Asus MG279Q Eizo FS2735 and Acer XG270HU so thats 4 freesync monitors you can check out. I own an XL2730Z myself and id say this monitor fit your needs. No AHVA panel is going to hit 1-3ms response times and the Acers build quality seems questionable.

See my previous post. I will check out the others.
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I prefer Prad.de as an alternative. I'd look for latency characteristics of the monitor, too. Even a single frame behind is odd.
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post #9 of 10

I own three of the ASUS MG279Q 1440P 144hz 27inch Freesync monitors and its glorious!  I was originally comparing it to the ACER XF270HU.  Essentially the same AU Optronics panel.  Only way you'll get faster response times is with the TN equivalent panels such as the MG278Q.  

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