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Do we have a release date?
nope. Panels haven't even gone into production yet. We're looking at Q3 at the earliest.

ASUS engineer was quoted as saying the price will be 2,000 USD.
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So this showed up on Asus' site today: https://www.asus.com/Monitors/ROG-SWIFT-PG27UQ/

No date/pre-order link yet though.

Hmm.. Q2 release possibly? rolleyes.gif
     
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Hmm, it does not mention the FALD stuff... I thought this monitor is equipped with this technology?
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Hmm, it does not mention the FALD stuff... I thought this monitor is equipped with this technology?

It does, now at least.

"The LED backlight is dynamically controlled across 384 zones, enabling very high contrast for richer, more natural dark scenes."
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So this showed up on Asus' site today: https://www.asus.com/Monitors/ROG-SWIFT-PG27UQ/

No date/pre-order link yet though.

Hmm.. Q2 release possibly? rolleyes.gif

Sweet. I am going to set up a "F5" marathon of super cluster computers at work for this display. biggrin.gif
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I expected you to buy five of them to work in a 5 monitor setup, lol.


Anyway, I think the price is justified, guys. 2000$ makes this monitor available mostly to Americans, but I can't say that the price is wrong. It is the ultimate lcd, and while I hate LCD, this one would probably make me happy about owning it.

There will also be less issues with qc. With FALD there is no BLB. No glow too, iirc. So you just play the lottery regarding pixels and dust. Must people should be fine after 2-3 returns.

I also don't expect this one too drop in price because it can't get better. Expect it to be like gdm fw900 - forever expensive.
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Ya I'd imagine ASUS will do a better job of quality control on a $2000 monitor. Not one should leave the factory with pixel defects are dust. We will see.

This is basically the last hurrah for LCD IMO. Once 120 Hz OLED hits with HDMI 2.1 I will naturally be going to that. You are right, I can see this being like the last/halo product like the FW900 was to CRT's.
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The FW900 is a good comparison for that reason. Not sure if ASUS will be any better than Acer for QC though, Acer seemed slightly better for the 27" 1440p 144 Hz.
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The only concern about OLED is the price. While the production cost of panels was actually reported to be (possibly) lower than lcd, I honestly don't believe the marketing departments of Acer, Asus, etc. Will let us buy better displays for less.

An example might be dell's (cancelled) 120hz OLED, with a suggested price of 5000$ :3
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The FW900 is a good comparison for that reason. Not sure if ASUS will be any better than Acer for QC though, Acer seemed slightly better for the 27" 1440p 144 Hz.

I have a nagging suspicion that Acer gets better panels than Asus since Acer and AUO are close. Acer also gets the double-sided tape "bezel-less" versions of the same panel (IE: XB271HU) versus the version of the same panel Asus gets that has a traditional snap on bezel around the panel.
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The only concern about OLED is the price. While the production cost of panels was actually reported to be (possibly) lower than lcd, I honestly don't believe the marketing departments of Acer, Asus, etc. Will let us buy better displays for less.

An example might be dell's (cancelled) 120hz OLED, with a suggested price of 5000$ :3

I would have bought that Dell OLED in a heart beat! I think the first 120 Hz OLED now will come from LG in their TV lineup. Once HDMI 2.1 chips hit the market in a year or two, there basically is zero reason why LG wouldn't have their 2018/2019 OLED TV's capable of 120 Hz 4K.

That begs the question; will Volta have HDMI 2.1 support on the video cards or do we have to wait another generation after that.
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