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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Why not grab a nice IPS panel now that you've got the chance?

Dell U2410
HP ZR24W

^those two are probably the most well known IPS monitors in the 24" tier.

If you wanted to go insane, dell u3011
24" 1920x1200 monitors are very expensive now - $300 Canadian or more.

I had $200 in NCIX giftcards and just got an Asus 23" monitor at 1920x1080 instead. *shrug*
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post #12 of 19
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24" 1920x1200 monitors are very expensive now - $300 Canadian or more.

I had $200 in NCIX giftcards and just got an Asus 23" monitor at 1920x1080 instead. *shrug*
But you obviously don't realize the difference here

Most 1920x1200 panels used to be TN

Most modern 1920x1080 panels are TN


The best LCD monitors for image quality & colors are IPS, like the Dell U2410


I'd rather take a 1440x900 IPS than a 1920x1200 TN.



Because IPS is new technology, it's expensive. That is why modern 1920x1200 displays are expensive.
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post #13 of 19
Im definately loving my IPS screen!


Just not the AG coating
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Im definately loving my IPS screen!


Just not the AG coating
There's always the possibility of manually removing it

It's a highly risky procedure, it voids the warranty, and the screen will start to get damaged by long exposure to sunlight

But it results in a glossy screen. No AG

A member on OCN did it almost successfully. He got a minor defect in the monitor, but the thing was almost perfect. Later he destroyed the monitor when he tried to improve.


http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...u2711-mod.html
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post #15 of 19
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Yeah my Bravia is about that old and the same, isn't this 1080i?
The i and p have nothing to do with the resolution and everything to do with the format.
i stand for Interlaced
p stands for Progressive

Interlaced means you are flashing half the image at a time.
Progressive are full Frames all at once.

Progressive resolutions give you clear smooth quality while interlaced can cause blurryness or bad picture quality in comparison.

I would take 720p over 1080i about 9 of 10 times. Sometimes it won't be as bad or noticeable.

So in basic terms p>i
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post

Because IPS is new technology, it's expensive. That is why modern 1920x1200 displays are expensive.

IPS isn't really new technology, it's been around for at least 15 years (since 1996 or something). Only slightly younger than TN.

It's expensive because there hasn't ever been the demand for it from consumers (most people don't know what they're missing with IPS panels), and so there has never been the mass production driving costs down in the same way TN has.
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post #17 of 19
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There's always the possibility of manually removing it

It's a highly risky procedure, it voids the warranty, and the screen will start to get damaged by long exposure to sunlight

But it results in a glossy screen. No AG

A member on OCN did it almost successfully. He got a minor defect in the monitor, but the thing was almost perfect. Later he destroyed the monitor when he tried to improve.


http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...u2711-mod.html

Yeh, Ive seen that thread b4

Not gonna try it though
post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by Scorpii View Post
IPS isn't really new technology, it's been around for at least 15 years (since 1996 or something). Only slightly younger than TN.

It's expensive because there hasn't ever been the demand for it from consumers (most people don't know what they're missing with IPS panels), and so there has never been the mass production driving costs down in the same way TN has.
I meant as in that it has only have been started to be mass produced a lot later than TN panels
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still odd considering I want to play like Kotor and Kotor II and it requires hacking the exe and using a funny res to get it to work right, while 1440x900 is an easy patch, for 1366x768 i have to use 1281x769 with the patcher lol. I miss my 24in CRT
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