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Too late for me!


Please tell me this thing uses a light matte coating.
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post #52 of 1551
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Originally Posted by Stretch56 View Post


24"

I've tried a 27" 1080P 60hz Samsung and I couldn't make it work. I'm sure the 1080P was the deal breaker for me on the 27".

 

2 feet seems kind of close for a 27", but yeah 1080p on a 27" is reportedly over the limit. People say that 24" is the maximum you want to go for 1080p.

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post #53 of 1551
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

2 feet seems kind of close for a 27", but yeah 1080p on a 27" is reportedly over the limit. People say that 24" is the maximum you want to go for 1080p.

Have you ever tried 1440P on a 24"?
post #54 of 1551
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Have you ever tried 1440P on a 24"?

 

No, but I bet I'd be using some scaling so that text isn't too small.

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post #55 of 1551
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No, but I bet I'd be using some scaling so that text isn't too small.


I had read somewhere that 1920x1200 was the ideal size on a 24" and that scaling wasn't necessary.
post #56 of 1551
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I had read somewhere that 1920x1200 was the ideal size on a 24" and that scaling wasn't necessary.

 

Yeah, 1920x1080 on my 24" XB241H is perfect. It's just like 1680x1050 on my 22" Samsung 2253BW, only wider. The size of everything looks identical to me. When I switch to 2560x1440 on this monitor using DSR, text and whatnot becomes quite small for me.

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post #57 of 1551
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

Yeah, 1920x1080 on my 24" XB241H is perfect. It's just like 1680x1050 on my 22" Samsung 2253BW, only wider. The size of everything looks identical to me. When I switch to 2560x1440 on this monitor using DSR, text and whatnot becomes quite small for me.

Thanks.
Weren't you having problems with the XB241H?
post #58 of 1551
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I had read somewhere that 1920x1200 was the ideal size on a 24" and that scaling wasn't necessary.

This is all subjective. 24" 1440p will be no problem for anyone with normal vision. Also keep in mind DSR doesn't properly show text and UI on lower res monitors.
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post #59 of 1551
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Thanks.
Weren't you having problems with the XB241H?

 

Yeah, its backlight uniformity is distractingly horrible. When playing games or watching movies that have dark scenes, it's all I see.

 

I want to  use its Blue Light feature too, but that makes the bad backlight uniformity stand out for everything else because then the darker parts become brown.

 

I also hate that its OSD indicator for which signal type it's using is dead-center. It's the dumbest and most stupidest thing ever. It's right in the way when it comes up! heh I'd probably put up with it though if this monitor's backlight weren't so god-awful.

 

The AOC G2460PG and the ASUS PG248Q use the same panel and so they have the same problem, but at least they weren't dumb enough to put the OSD signal indicator DEAD-CENTER. heh I've been told that the ASUS PG248Q doesn't even have an OSD indicator for the signal.

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post #60 of 1551
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This is all subjective. 24" 1440p will be no problem for anyone with normal vision. Also keep in mind DSR doesn't properly show text and UI on lower res monitors.

 

Yeah, but I was only judging the size of text.

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