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Go for the IPS. I just saw a U2711 today at Microcenter and the color quality knocked me off my feet. My display looks like a washed out pile of junk compared to that screen and I have a pretty high-end TN display.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SchmoSalt;12462665 
Go for the IPS. I just saw a U2711 today at Microcenter and the color quality knocked me off my feet. My display looks like a washed out pile of junk compared to that screen and I have a pretty high-end TN display.

Yup, this. Go IPS.

I had a 19" LCD next to my U2711 a while back, but it looked so awful in comparison I got rid of it, redface.gif

Might wanna consider asking over in the BOC, Alex and Boyd have the 23" Dell IPS and love it.
    
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I am for the IPS too smile.gif looks AMAZING

I mean you don't want a monitor that is "good" just for gaming right? (Its not like you can't game on this, 120hz is not something SO GOOD that you have to go with >.>)

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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle;12462702 
Yup, this. Go IPS.

I had a 19" LCD next to my U2711 a while back, but it looked so awful in comparison I got rid of it, redface.gif

Might wanna consider asking over in the BOC, Alex and Boyd have the 23" Dell IPS and love it.

Hey beauty, I will call you "Dell U2711"
Edited by Lune - 2/20/11 at 6:33pm
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If you don't mind a large bulky CRT, a lightly used FW900 is literally the best of both worlds.

Sadly the incredibly high MSRP kinda prevented the monitor from going mainstream and happens to be rare.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Black Cerberus;12461223 
What graphics card do you have?
I'm asking because unless your gpu can deliver 120fps a 120hz screen would be a waste.
Also an IPS panel and a good TN panel don't have enough of a difference in color to warrant a purchase over an 120hz monitor.
I'm speaking from my personal experience with my IPS Panel btw.

Viewing Angles, my friend.
Look at the IPS panel when you're at a 45 degree angle (in any direction), and compare that to the TN panel at the same angle.

@OP

Like everyone else has been saying;
Go with the IPS if you're more focused on the image editing (or anything where color accuracy is important)
Go with the 120Hz if you're a more serious gamer (or you want 3D, eventually. I'd wait that out until they don't need glasses, personally)
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Go for an IPS.
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post #27 of 44
Ips.
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Freaking love my 120ghz, and I got the other one at work, and I have to say that I will go 120hz in a second, the crisp fast moving picture is insane, never screen tear or anything so smooth
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skylit;12465537 
If you don't mind a large bulky CRT, a lightly used FW900 is literally the best of both worlds.

Sadly the incredibly high MSRP kinda prevented the monitor from going mainstream and happens to be rare.

There's a good point. There are some available in the US on OCN, but you'd be paying a good £550 to get them over here.

The Dell IPS is your best bet for now.
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