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Is an IPS monitor worth it over a TN?

post #1 of 91
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So yeah, title says it all.

I realized I had almost enough budget to buy a Dell Ultrasharp U2311H, and I'm wondering if it's a worth it upgrade over my Acer H233H (TN Panel cheap monitor)?

Would you guys upgrade to the Dell? Or stick with my Acer?

Thanks in advance to all replies

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You still planning on going eyefinity with it? Because mixed TN and IPS eyefinity probably won't be such a good idea...
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No, if I buy that, I'll sell my Acer H233H so I can get some cash for upcoming games (Dirt 3, The Witcher 2... etc).

I could EyeFinity with another 2 Dell U2311H in future
    
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post #4 of 91
Definitely the dells, just being IPS alone makes them worth the extra money.
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IMO, hell yes. It's of course very subjective. Personally, I went the IPS road for the first time around 4 years ago and haven't looked back. I just can't go back, not for my main PC.
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i would get U2311H price seems right for it, I need to get one soon
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Ok, this is even better, a friend from OCN has found me a link from eBay where a German seller with 100% positive votes has these monitors for 180€ + 6€ shipping!

That's around 186€ isntead of the 220-225€ from the store I was going to buy it from!

I think I am going to pull the trigger on it
    
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Please do. For the ones of us that enjoy image quality, there's no going back to TN.
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Ok, this is even better, a friend from OCN has found me a link from eBay where a German seller with 100% positive votes has these monitors for 180€ + 6€ shipping!

That's around 186€ isntead of the 220-225€ from the store I was going to buy it from!

I think I am going to pull the trigger on it
Imo, I'd get it from Dell direct to hold a warranty [unless it can still be warrantied if purchased from eBay].

Also, IPS panels are drool worthy.. a bit over priced imo like SSD's are, but you totally get what you pay for.

Also, if you do snag it, change your System Title, it's a lie
    
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I contacted the eBay seller, asked him if he could keep one of those monitors for me as I am going to order one 100% as soon as I am back home on May 7th!

That price is a joke, seriously, I wish I was at home NOW so I could order it right now!
    
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