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Okay we all know Dell's monitors kick ass...but they do come with a high price tag. Are they any good for gaming though?

I'm trying to figure out which monitor to go with. It HAS to be 27 or higher, and preferably 1200p even though its rare.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...558&CatId=3774

I actually fired this up a few days ago. Too bad it has a few dead pixels, so I called in for an RMA. The good thing about this I Inc is its 28 inches, 1200p, and cheap. But honestly, I wasn't too impressed with the "sharpness" and "image quality" compared to my Samsung T240...so I might just end up returning this for good and going with another brand.

Any suggestions? Asus? Dell? LG?
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post #2 of 11
buy a 3011? or find some 30" on the used market?

Find some Dell 2707 or 2709 on the market
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buy a 3011? or find some 30" on the used market?

Find some Dell 2707 or 2709 on the market
are they good for gaming though? they seem to have a slow response time. If I remember it was like 8ms?
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post #4 of 11
so, TN panels are ok? Look for some Hanns G 28"

I do believe Asus is introducing some new LCD's from CES
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post #5 of 11
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If I went with a U3011, would it look like ass if I went down a notch or two in resolution for games? I am sure my GTX570 would get taxed sick at 2560x1600
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post #6 of 11
The 570 should play most games ok at that resolution actually...OBVIOUSLY not maxed out, but I don't see you needing to turn down the resolution, just forget about AA.
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
The 570 should play most games ok at that resolution actually...OBVIOUSLY not maxed out, but I don't see you needing to turn down the resolution, just forget about AA.
lol r u kidding bro?


OP I'm in LOVE with my 27" Samsung
post #8 of 11
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The 570 should play most games ok at that resolution actually...OBVIOUSLY not maxed out, but I don't see you needing to turn down the resolution, just forget about AA.
oh yeah...I forgot...I heard AA doesn't do much when you run a gargantuan resolution
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post #9 of 11
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oh yeah...I forgot...I heard AA doesn't do much when you run a gargantuan resolution
I wouldn't say that, but you won't need it as much w/ the dpi
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post #10 of 11
I can see the difference between AA x16 and no AA.
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