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I am toying with the idea of ditching my 'meh' Asus 26" monitor and picking up a nice IPS one. Since I know they get pretty expensive as you get bigger, I figured that 24" is a good size. I do some graphic design sort of things but also gaming. Is it even worth gaming on an IPS? Someone is selling an HP LP2475 locally for around $500.

So, any suggestions, insight, etc.?
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I've heard that the Dell Uxx11 series are great monitors, as I'm sure you can work out the U2411 is the 24" model.

As for gaming on them, people I know have said that they look better than TNs in everything, including games. You'd be more likely to notice/use the IPS-ness in graphic design and so on, though.
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I've got the Dell U2311h (not 24 inches or H-IPS, but still an IPS panel), and although its stated response time isn't anything like the super fast 'gamer' screens, I don't notice any motion blur when I'm gaming.

I think you only would if you're really looking for it, or are naturally sensitive to it...

But the response time is very dependent on which monitor it is, so I would say that yes, good gaming on an IPS is possible (colours are awesome), you need to check carefully with the model to see if it suffers from ghosting, as I know some IPS monitors have trouble with this, especially older ones.
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My dell u3011 works great for games. I can imagine the 24" is smaller but just as good.
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post #5 of 10
If you want a 24" "gaming IPS" I would recomend the http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/hp_zr24w.htm. It has one of the lowest input lag times of any 24" IPS. Good quality, robust inputs (lacks HDMI), competitive performance and good price. If you do not plan to hook up a console or something to it, I do not see lack of HDMI as really anything to miss.
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Originally Posted by ellisbodds View Post
I've heard that the Dell Uxx11 series are great monitors, as I'm sure you can work out the U2411 is the 24" model.
No such monitor exists. I don't know why people think it does. The model is U2410, and to answer Fish, you can get a U2410 typically for around the same amount as you could get that HP that's up locally; the U2410 uses a newer revision of the same panel in the LP2475W, has more features and connections, and thus is generally a better monitor.
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U2410 as recommended is also a great panel. It comes with a "game mode" to bypass some of the electronics and actually does lower input lag quite a bit.
    
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Well, I pulled the trigger on the u2410. Wish me luck.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
No such monitor exists. I don't know why people think it does. The model is U2410, and to answer Fish, you can get a U2410 typically for around the same amount as you could get that HP that's up locally; the U2410 uses a newer revision of the same panel in the LP2475W, has more features and connections, and thus is generally a better monitor.
Oh damn, fail on my behalf
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Well, I pulled the trigger on the u2410. Wish me luck.
Nice, I don't think you'll regret it
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