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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-21-2018, 01:25 PM - Thread Starter
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Recommendations for monitor upgrade

These are the monitors that I am running. Yup, they are all different, as I just bought them as they had come on sale...

1 @ 24" 1080p Acer GN246HL don't do much on this monitor, have monitor programs open on it, also use it for viewing folders and windows photo viewer (Win 7)
1 @ 24" 1080p BenQ G2420HD [monitor for watching Youtube/video's], this was my main monitor until I bought the 23"
1 @ 23" 1080p (Acer S230HL) <- This is my main monitor that I do most of my web browsing, word documents, etc...

I have it setup so when I run a game it only uses the main monitor. Sometimes if I am watching a full screen movie on my left monitor and browsing the net on my main monitor my third monitor will flash for a second every once in a while, like it has lost signal. I have also noticed the the Acer GN246HL is the slowest to come on after waking up. Eventually I would like to replace all three monitors with just one model.

Looking for some recommendations on updating my monitors. I would still like to keep 3 monitors. Most of the material I view is all at 1080p so I don't know if it would be worth it to upgrade to 27" 1440p monitors. I was thinking maybe just upgrade all 3 to 24" 1080p of the same monitor/refresh rate! I will be upgrading my video card probably to an AMD RX 580 8GB, if that makes any difference.

*edit* I am in Canada and would like to stick to around $300/monitor if possible

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Most 1080P monitors uses TN panels which tends to have poor color accuracy and the image looks white washed compared to an IPS panel
There is the LG 24MP59G-P which is one of the few 23-24 inch 1080P monitors with an IPS panel, i have one for my second PC and its actually pretty good if you consider how cheap it is

Dont know if you are in the US or somewhere else but here is newegg and amazon links

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-515-_-Product
https://www.amazon.com/LG-24MP59G-P-...s=LG+24MP59G-P

Edit: looks like all your old monitors are using TN panels so thats a good reason to upgrade them

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Quote: Originally Posted by shilka View Post
Most 1080P monitors uses TN panels which tends to have poor color accuracy and the image looks white washed compared to an IPS panel
There is the LG 24MP59G-P which is one of the few 23-24 inch 1080P monitors with an IPS panel, i have one for my second PC and its actually pretty good if you consider how cheap it is

Dont know if you are in the US or somewhere else but here is newegg and amazon links

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-515-_-Product
https://www.amazon.com/LG-24MP59G-P-...s=LG+24MP59G-P

Edit: looks like all your old monitors are using TN panels so thats a good reason to upgrade them
It's kind of interesting how that monitor is including a d-sub connector instead of a DVI connector.... Should I be looking at 60hz or 120hz monitors?
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Depends on what kind of games you play and if you want to pay for higher refresh rates, if you play strategy games there is zero reason to buy a 120 hz+ monitor
Do note that most 1080P monitors with high refresh rates uses TN panels and as said TN has very poor color accuracy compared to IPS

By the way that LG i showed has a 75 hz refresh rate AND it has AMD Freesync support
DVI by the way has been removed from all new Nvidia cards and AMD might remove it as well and monitors have started to remove them as well so DVI is dying

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27"+ I'm already been tired of ultawide/1440p...I want one of those Samsung 28" 4k's
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Quote: Originally Posted by shilka View Post
Depends on what kind of games you play and if you want to pay for higher refresh rates, if you play strategy games there is zero reason to buy a 120 hz+ monitor
Do note that most 1080P monitors with high refresh rates uses TN panels and as said TN has very poor color accuracy compared to IPS

By the way that LG i showed has a 75 hz refresh rate AND it has AMD Freesync support
DVI by the way has been removed from all new Nvidia cards and AMD might remove it as well and monitors have started to remove them as well so DVI is dying
Some of the games I would be playing are Two Point Hospital, Command & Conquer 3, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Planet Coaster, Caesar IV. Some games are my Steam wish list are Cliff Empire, Tropico 6, RimWorld

I don't think any of these would really need a super high refresh rate. I just want to play them with all the eye candy turned on on decent monitors.

I was looking on Newegg.ca for IPS monitors at 1080p 24" and there really aren't very many. I did find this one... https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produc...82E16824009720

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If it was 2008 a 1080p monitor purchase would make sense. There are no good 1080p >60hz IPS panels because there's no market for them - the people buying a 1080p panel this late in the game want the cheapest possible and they make no sense outside the sub-$100 category.

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As said there are not many 23-24 inch 1080P IPS monitors with high refresh rates because there is no market for them
What you could do is buy an Asus MG279Q for gaming and buy two LG 24MP59G-P for everything else or buy the Asus MG279Q one LG 24MP59G-P and keep one of your old monitors

The MG279Q is a 27 inch 1440P monitor with a 144hz refresh rate and AMD Freesync support

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-466-_-Product
https://www.amazon.com/27-inch-FreeS...ds=Asus+mG279q

Otherwise you got something like the Acer XG270HU which is also a 27 inch 1440P 144hz AMD Freesync monitor but that one uses a TN panel so much worse colors
On the other hand it is cheaper so there is that but my advice is dont buy a monitor with a TN panel in this day and age unless you have a very small budget

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-769-_-Product
https://www.amazon.com/Acer-XG270HU-...s=Acer+XG270HU

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