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post #1 of 17
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Got my current monitor a year and abit ago,
but I figure I invested so much money into my rig I may
as well go for an amazing monitor.

Current is 24" Samsung Syncmaster BX2440,
1920x1080 native res

I use it mostly for gaming. (FPS/everything)

Is that considered a higher end monitor? What advantages would I get from
upgrading? Should I go 27"? What are your thoughts?

Thinking of that LG monitor d-block/OCNnewb/etc.. just got!

Thnx.
Edited by Tralala - 4/21/11 at 11:02am
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post #2 of 17
IMO, Don't bother with higher res and refresh rates, but an IPS monitor of similar size will give noticable colour detail.
    
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I agree. Going to anything but an IPS panel from what you use wouldn't be worth it IMO.

Also, that predator avatar actually made me lol. Can't believe I've never seen it before.
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thanks guys, any particular suggestions?
I'm surfing craigslist/kijiji but I don't really know what to look for,
and I don't want to bother upping unless its a noticeably better looking
monitor
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Also, that predator avatar actually made me lol. Can't believe I've never seen it before.
I try to bring the magic
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I think you should look at LG E2770V. 27 inch FullHD IPS-monitor. I think it will be released next month or something.

The Dell U2711 is another great alternative but it cost more.
post #7 of 17
If you can afford it, dell u2711. Absolutely no doubt about it. It's one of the best LCD monitors, aside from the U3011 and its bretherin from other manufacturers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
thanks guys, any particular suggestions?
I'm surfing craigslist/kijiji but I don't really know what to look for,
and I don't want to bother upping unless its a noticeably better looking
monitor
Quite a few Dell Ultrasharps have IPS panels, a few Samsung Syncmasters do, and a few Viewsonics do
    
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post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
If you can afford it, dell u2711. Absolutely no doubt about it. It's one of the best LCD monitors, aside from the U3011 and its bretherin from other manufacturers.
the u2711, I read the anti-glare coating makes it look
like its under a constant layer of dust

.. I read this from many sources

DO NOT WANT (in that case)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
the u2711, I read the anti-glare coating makes it look
like its under a constant layer of dust

.. I read this from many sources

DO NOT WANT (in that case)
Contact Smokinwaffle on the forum about this, he's got one.
    
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