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The AG coating is what causes the grain, so yes, you'd be right. I see it on mine and I hate it; hate it!
That was some good insight/impressions; similar to mine in a way, with one exception. I'm surprised you say it does good in games. I'm not sure if the UltraSharp U2711 is better in response and such then the UltraSharp U2410 that I have, but I've found these monitors not to be that great of gaming monitors. They ghost and blur a bit too much. Coming from my CRT, this is where LCD let me down, but on the plus side, it's not bad enough to be a major hindrance (I still wouldn't say that makes it a strength though, unless you were just speaking of the colors), and I knew it going in but wanted it more than some TN panel. They're alright for gaming in the end, but it's not smooth enough in general response, and some games blur too much, for me to call gaming a strength of this monitor. These were made for professional image work, which is why the colors take precedence over the response, and this is why it has AG coating too. Speaking of AG coating, that was good insight in saying it's worse at higher resolutions. I never considered that, but it makes sense. I thought it was bad enough on mine so I can't imagine what you were having to adjust to!

Having played UT3 which involves constant movement, I find no problems with any obvious ghosting or lag. Maybe its because I've used the 2407WFP panel before this to game and since I feel they're both similar i've not picked up on any of these issues. Also I did mention as a layman i think its great in games but for accurate(?) impressions read the reviews on latency/ghosting/lag.
    
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Having played UT3 which involves constant movement, I find no problems with any obvious ghosting or lag. Maybe its because I've used the 2407WFP panel before this to game and since I feel they're both similar i've not picked up on any of these issues. Also I did mention as a layman i think its great in games but for accurate(?) impressions read the reviews on latency/ghosting/lag.
Regarding Unreal Tournament 3, I also play that with no real issues; it works very fine actually (although it's still nowhere near as smooth as my CRT was). I think the problem isn't a serious or outright case of ghosting but a slight blur, and oddly, this affects slower movements more. Unreal Tournament 3 with v-sync off is fine. The Sims 3 and Tiberium Wars with slow scrolling/rotating/panning/zooming? Blur city compared to my CRT. Even tracking the mouse on the desktop is a blur-fest (if it doesn't appear so, you're just conditioned to take ghosting as normal because I switch between my LCD and CRT sometimes and the LCD is very blurring whereas the LCD is just... smooth (that's about the only thing I miss of my CRT though; I've come to terms with the rest).

I'm not saying it's a bad monitor, mind (to the contrary). I'm a bit picky about this stuff though especially back when I first made the switch from a CRT kicking and crying, and I still say it overall passes even for gaming, but it's definitely got issues worth mentioning in that regard if you know where to look. It's a professional IPS panel, so it's strength is it's color and all, not it's response. Can it do games well? Yes, but again, if you know where to look, it's flaws are apparent. If you're no bothered by them or don't notice them though, as you seem not to, then you'll be in bliss, yes.

Anyway, they're great displays, and sorry if that came out disorganized or confusing...
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Soon !

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Going from a 2407wfp, 2408wfp, e248wfp to 3 U2412Ms. Should be... interesting.

THEYRE HERE!

My new Dell U2412Ms! I'll post a review of these after I get some use in~

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Im getting my u2410 sent on Monday so I'll be posting pictures soon! biggrin.gif
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post #195 of 234
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Soon !
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Going from a 2407wfp, 2408wfp, e248wfp to 3 U2412Ms. Should be... interesting.
THEYRE HERE!
My new Dell U2412Ms! I'll post a review of these after I get some use in~
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Lovely pick up--I love how the bottlecap stays on your desk throughout the entire setup smile.gif
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I "upgraded" from a Dell U2711 Rev. A09 to a Rev. A11 since I had to RMA my first monitor a month after purchase due to a stuck pixel, but I was happy to recieve a brand new Rev. A11 after 2 RMA attempts. biggrin.gif
    
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is the Dell Ultrasharp U2212HM good for gaming for LoL and BF3 regular games and watching movies or is it worth it to just go for the U2313HM?
i am scared because of 8ms and i read somewhere about input lag has anyone exp. any of these?
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is the Dell Ultrasharp U2212HM good for gaming for LoL and BF3 regular games and watching movies or is it worth it to just go for the U2313HM?
i am scared because of 8ms and i read somewhere about input lag has anyone exp. any of these?

You will not notice the input lag of any of those monitors. I was scared of doing for the Dell U2711 as I am very picky when it comes to mouse input lag (Reviews claim it has up to 27 ms input lag) and I ended up buying it and can't notice anything. smile.gif

I'd definitely go for the Dell U2313HM. tongue.gif
    
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