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love my little 24'' LG 1080p IPS, overclocked it to 74hz @1440p, maybe this one will overclock too?
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The LG is a great monitor, I'm pretty sad now because I just got the LG-27UD58-B Newegg version (same monitor, bigger bezel, 250cd/m instead of 300cd/m) but I got mine as a gift, so can't complain. Just want the smaller bezel so I can get another later.

This monitor has ZERO (or near zero, I don't see any) light bleed at 100% brightness, Extremely rich and detailed/popping color, no inpug lag or unexpected blur (for 60hz) that I can detect. Very nice contrast, far superior to the Asus MG279Q I owned before it.

I can't notice any ghosting at all, take these photos with a grain of salt (taken on a samsung galaxy S3 on it's default settings.. I'd assume exposure time is a major factor). Took a shot of a 144hz TN (AOC G2770PQU) for reference. Monitor also has a game mode with a few additional response time options not pictured below, I'll test but I'd expect to just get some color distortion like any typical overdrive.




AOC @ 144hz. Really shows how the exposure messes the pictures up. This one looks smooth as melting butter to the human eye.



Here it is again next to the AOC set to 85 brightness (I keep it at 55) with a full screen black image, you can see the mouse cursor still on the screen. The glare on the bottom corners is totally un-noticable to me (there is another monitor on to the right of it as well), screen seems completely black to my eyes.
Camera makes them look really ugly, it's pitch black in reality.



Great monitor for the price.
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love my little 24'' LG 1080p IPS, overclocked it to 74hz @1440p, maybe this one will overclock too?

I'm not sure this would OC, or if the Displayport on my 280x could even push 75hz @ 4k. I could look into it though and see if I can try. Of course I have the UD2758 not UD2768, so there may be minor differences from one screen to another.
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love my little 24'' LG 1080p IPS, overclocked it to 74hz @1440p, maybe this one will overclock too?

From the little I could find googling, the w and b models could overclock to 72Hz. However, it was skipping frames, making the oc worthless.
 
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Very tempting...
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i need one with a usb-c for my macbook
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I will tell you guys this is a beautiful screen, I picked one up in January at $349 and it is just awesome. Overclocked with no issues to 72Hz (a nice 20% bump), and has awesome picture. I also love the thin bezels, I am planning on getting another one and the $399 price is really quite tempting. thumb.gif
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it has gone up to $440 now....Hmm I will keep an eye out on this one for when it goes to $350. I'm not a fan of IPS but seeing how one of you said there is no backlight bleed and from the pictures the blacks look pretty good, I'm willing to jump on it. Good deal OP thumb.gif
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