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Long story short, I just hit 10 grand on a scratch ticket and my budget for my poor mans rig has increased significantly. What are we using and what's considered the best low price and medium priced options?

Please help I've never really had the money to splurge on nice things till now.
 

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Budget 1440p = $400-550 for Korean IPS (Catleap, Shimian, Etc)
Mid-Range 1440p = $650-999 for Dell/HP IPS or Samsung/Asus PLS (U2713HM, ZR2740w, S27B970D, PB278Q)
Top-End 1440p = $800+ for Dell/NEC/EIZO/etc IPS (U2713H, etc)

Difference between them is mainly panel type and color depth.

The less-expensive ones will do true 16.77mil colors (8bit panel), while the high end ones will do 1.07bil colors (10bit panel with 12-14bit LUT).

Also, there are a few rare ones that will overclock to 90-130hz, but the display is a "lower end" model with the price of a mid to high end panel.

Also, unless you are planning to upgrade your graphics card to something like 2-3x GTX670/680 in SLI or 7970s in CFX, you will be better off with something like the Dell U2412HM which is 1920x1200 eIPS (6bit+dithering) or U2410 which is also 1200p but with an 8bit panel.
 
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