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post #1 of 18
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What's the difference?

Should I get the Asus P-IPS 24inch or Dell Ultrasharp S-IPS?

Also, is wuxga worth it for gaming? And how about that ridiculously high res 27 inch for 700?
Edited by Spandy87 - 3/9/11 at 7:24pm
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post #2 of 18
The Dell U2711 is an amazing monitor.

As for the P-IPS 24" vs S-IPS it may depend on the monitor and price. What are you looking at?
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post #3 of 18
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The Asus PA246Q and the Dell U2410
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post #4 of 18
Well in this case, the Dell is the better of the two monitors all around.

If you have a card with DisplayPort you can also take advantage of it's 10bit abilities.

P-IPS offers 1.07 billion colors (30-bit colour depth). More possible orientations per sub-pixel (1024 as opposed to 256) and produces a better true color depth.
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post #5 of 18
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whats makes the dell better than, the Asus is p-ips, the dell is s-ips.

Edit* Dangit, I wanna +rep you but I can't

you win OCN
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post #6 of 18
The Dell U2410 is H-IPS, which has better contrast ratio's.
Though Dell did a lot of tweaking to the panel they used and such.

Honestly, right now I'd actually say it more depends on the price, what's the prices look like for you?

If there's a $100 difference, I would go with the Asus.
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post #7 of 18
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They'd be about the same price actually. I might be able to get the asus like 30 bucks cheaper but thats it.

The question is, should I just bite the bullet and grab the U2711

Also, I noticed the U2410 has 6ms response time and the Asus monitor has 8ms. I'll be using this monitor mostly for games/media, is this actually noticeable in games? I currently have the BenQ XL2410T which is 120hz and "0" ms response time, but I know thats a bit of a gimmick. I use the XL2410T for when I'm gaming competitively, but sometimes when I'm playing BFBC2 or WoW I just wanna chill out and enjoy the scenery. Which one would be the "better monitor" between the Dell and the Asus? If I don't get that 27" that is.
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post #8 of 18
I got a U2711 and its a great monitor, but due to the resolution some games with all the graphics option crank up a single GTX580 wont be enough thats bout the only downside of going big.
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post #9 of 18
If it's only $30, go for the dell. I love my u2410. Anything up to like 18ms in response time, you won't notice. I have no problem with lag or ghosting with my u2410. I play lots of games on it too, and the monitor really brings out some awesome colors in the game.
    
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post #10 of 18
I'd bite the bullet on the 27"

It's a great monitor and can be had for cheap right now. It's a tad better than the U2410. Though it's a negligible difference.
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