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Hi, my Samsung S27D390 (27", 1080p 60Hz, PLS) died, and Samsung offered me either a replacement or a refund. I'm taking the refund, so I can use it to upgrade my monitor. I've narrowed down my choices to there two:

1. Samsung C27F390 (27", 1080p 60Hz, Curved VA, FreeSync) 370$.

2. LG 29UM65 (29", 1080p 60Hz UltraWide, IPS) 280$.

FYI, my broken monitor is worth about 250$.

The LG offers more for the price, higher resolution, bigger screen, more ports (Display Port, DVI, 2 HDMI, 1 D-Sub) compared to Samsung's 1 HDMI and 1 D-Sub. I currently have a 280X, which doesn't support FreeSync, and I'm not planning to upgrade for the time being. And while FreeSync is a good feature, it kinda binds me to AMD, I was actually thinking of buying an Nvidia card this generation, 1070 has the best value here anyway.

Any suggestions?
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8320 4.4 GHz ASUS M5A97 R2.0 Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming 8 GB 2x4GB GeIL DRAGON 1600 MHz 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
2x4GB Crucial 1600 MHz Crucial MX100 256 GB Seagate Internal 7200 rpm 1TB WD Elements 1TB USB 3.0 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Lenovo 2TB USB 3.0 DeepCool GAMER STORM Maelstorm 120K Corsair SP120 on Radiator DeepCool Fan on Socket 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro x64 AOC E2261Fwh Cougar 200K High Power AGD-850F  
CaseMouseAudioOther
Sentey GS-6000 w/ Window Cougar 200M Edifier 2.1 Speakers PCIe USB 3.0 Module 
OtherOtherOther
XBox 360 Controller Steam Controller Canon i-Sensys LBP6020 Printer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 6200U 2.8 GHz Turbo Acer Ironman_SK NVIDIA 940MX 2 GB GDDR5 8 GB DDR4 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Plextor M7V 256 GB M2 SSD Seagate 500 GB 5400 rpm HDD Slimtype DVD A Havit Coolpad 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro x64 1366x768 60Hz Acer Acer Battery 
CaseMouse
Acer E5-575G A4Tech G11-570FX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2760QM 3.5 GHz Sony HM65 NVIDIA GeForce GT 540 8 GB (2x4 GB DDR3) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
640 GB 7200 rpm Blu-ray Disc™ Drive with DVD SuperMulti Sony Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Sony 16.4" FHD Sony Backlit Sony Sony VPCF235HG 
MouseAudio
Sony Trackpad Stereo Speakers 
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