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Originally Posted by IgorDJ View Post
why is the response time only 7ms/
isnt that awful
lol

It's an IPS panel, P-IPS to be exact. It provides an amazing image quality compared to anything you've used. Makes your monitor look like garbage. The panel type results in ghosting (low response times mean less ghosting but the advertised numbers are usually pretty twisted, not very true. Can't trust the numbers, only the specific panel. Gotta research to find info on it) a bit, but nothing very severe.

7ms is not awful by any means. As I said, it relates to ghosting. A lot of TN panels have a lot of ghosting anyways, although they are advertised as 2ms, like my main monitor.

I'm afraid you've fallen victim to the marketing if you actually base your opinions on the marketed specs. Usually they are very far fetched half truths. For example, the "2ms!!!!" is measured in gray to gray, which doesn't mean much. Black to white or vice versa would be required.

If the monitor is marketed as "2ms", it's not too good. If your monitor says "2ms", it's not a good thing. That means that it's with almost a 100% probability a TN panel, which means that the image quality is garbage compared to IPS. Even while browsing, IPS provides a better experience. Often so much that you never want to go back to TN


Exactly why I'm wanting to get an IPS panel as soon as possible. Can't stand this horrible TN
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i thought screens supposed to get thinner?
 
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post #13 of 16
oh haha my bad i didnt know that
i just use my samsung un32c5000
so i was just wondering why the 7ms.
but thanks for the info, when i buy my new monitor ill look out for a IPS
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post #14 of 16
Ron Jeremy? Judging by the size and color, I think he means its the "Lex Steele" of monitors
post #15 of 16
whats the big deal with lag time? do a few frames lag make THAT much of a difference? us as humans can only respond so fast.
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Incorrect. Those two are H-IPS, the NEC is P-IPS, which is essentially H-IPS only with true 10-bit processing. It's made for professionals, hence what you can do with the side USB port.
Yes, the NEC has different PCBs and electronics for the color processing and LUT's. My point was this monitor uses the exact same physical display panel as shipped from LG that the ZR30w and U3011 use. All three are 1.07 billion color LCDs. Calling them P-IPS, H-IPS, S-IPS doesn't mean anything.
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