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time for an big upgrade. apple 27inch vs dell vs others?

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i'm moving in 2 month or so, and the new place let me think of getting a new pairs of monitors, i think i want to go really big this time, somewhere around the apple 27inch or the dell version, i mainly do gaming and some photo editing so color accuracy would really help here. anyone else have any other suggestions? cheers
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RYZEN
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Ryzen 1700x Gaming 3 Micro AM4 ASUS Strix GTX 1070 G.SKILL 3200mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial m4  Noctua D14 Windows 10  Dell p2715Q 4k 
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logitech solar wireless  Seasonic PRIME 750  TT V21 Core  logitech g9 
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Corsair K70 MX Blue Seasonic Prime 750watt Corsair Obisidian 800D logitech G9 
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corsair 
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Dell U2711 or bust.
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Originally Posted by EfemaN View Post
Dell U2711 or bust.
It will be mine!

@OP, unless you're a very serious/professional photo editor, chances are you won't ever really use the features that make the U2711 so expensive in the first place.

Of course if it's within your budget, you won't find a nicer looking monitor in that price range.

If gaming is more your concern, you might want to consider something more like this.
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for color accuracy it wont get any better than the u2711. They both use the same panel, except apple used led backlight, where dell uses tradional ccfl, but reviews have shown the dell unit to be slightly better. Also the lack of inputs on the apple and plethora on thell. Also Apple - glossy, Dell Super Anti-glossy/glare
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