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2560x1440 IPS 27" LED Monitor on the Cheap!

Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Home Theater' started by erocker, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Rei86 New Member

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    It was around 550 for the AG coated Overlord X270OC I have ATM. Its plastic shell and use of plastic gives it a cheap feel but the stand it comes with is pretty amazing.

    It has a buzzing issue like a plasma TV when you display bright colors with the refresh rate turned up past 60hz but I wear a headset, so it doesn't bother me when gaming (I turn it back down to 60hz when done).

    Don't know what else to say, it was worth the cash.
     
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    The problem I have with that ebay listing is that the title says perfect pixel, but what they say is "perfect pixel" isn't really the same as other monitors that say perfect pixel. Their definition of perfect pixel is that the monitor can still have up to 5 dead pixels, one in the center area of the screen. Most pixel perfect guarantees are either upto 1 dead pixel in the non-center area, or 3 gray/dark pixels in the non center area.

    I'd spend a little bit more and get this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2RY10M4480

    I'd rather spend the $40 more and know I'm only going to get at most 1 dead pixel not in the center of the screen than save the $40 and get a monitor with a dead pixel staring me in the face in the center of the screen and a few more off to the side.
     
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    Ya I spent the extra $40 on mine, a dead pixel is massively annoying to me. I think its worth it
     
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    Technically, the monitor you list, with tax and shipping, is $80 more, $410-$330=$80.
     
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    Still worth it.
     
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    When are the G-Sync monitors gonna hit the market?
     
  8. erocker

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    I'm waiting for some cheaper D.I.Y. kits. The monitors are overpriced junk.
     
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    Yeah the kits on top of the Asus monitor is nuts. But I don't see any plans for a OEM G-Sync yet. It seems like cool tech.
     
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    You can buy the kits: http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/g-sync/diy

    $200 bucks is a bit of a joke. I see prices going down though.
     
  11. james888

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    Nvidea said they wanted to bring the price of the add on down to $50. Does no one remember that. They summed it up as simple supply and demand.
     
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    Yeah some people more bothered than others but of course location of any dead matters too. I think I could deal with one or two in a far corner.
     
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    The price of the Yamakasi DS270 sold on ebay and shipped from Korea has gone up $60 in the past 5 weeks.
     
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    The prices of 1440P monitors have hiked up on ebay in th past year. I think prices will drop once 4k monitors start showing up.
     
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    Well idk about IPS but PLS (QNIX, X-Star) seemed to have gone down from starting at just over to lately just under $300.
     
  16. Slizzo

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    Yup, this is what I'm using. Great panel, and they seem to overclock better. Mine is at a constant 110Hz.
     
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    Guys, next month I will have some spare money in the budget and I'm thinking of a monitor upgrade, since form some time my country (Croatia) is in EU now I can buy stuff from UK and Germany Ebay without taxes and etc, just the cost of the stuff and shipment!?
    Currently I have Dell U2412M (1920x1200), its over a year and a half old and there is absolutely not problem with him, he works like on first day and I'm very pleased with the way the colour's look, with the build quality and with the stand that turn's, pivot's and rotate's, all in all its 10 of 10 for now, but since I have some spare money and I can sell him this old easily for 300$ (he cost's new around 400$ in my country) so with that money and spare money in my budget I would have around 500$ for the new monitor and I'm very tempted with the Korean "cheap" IPS models, as I know that the stand of this model's is below par I'm OK with it, I can throw away all stand adjustment besides the height adjustment, that I can't give up, because I'm very quirky about this, the other stuff that I'm concerned about is the colour's, they need to be on par with my Dell or better, so what are your thought's on upgrading from Dell U2412M (1920x1200) to Korean IPS (27" or bigger and 2560x1440 or higher resolution if I can get that for 500$)?!

    PS: For those who are question about graphics power, the new GPU will be a AMD 290 or if there will be some spare money, maybe AMD 290X or GTX 780 or 780Ti!?
     
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    NP mate, they have global delivery
     
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    Just a warning about the seller Bigclothcraft.

    I bought a 30" Irun ZT-SH30QHDM monitor http://www.ebay.ca/itm/New-30-Irun-...140915113303?ssPageName=ADME:B:EOIBSA:CA:3160 last year from them. Every once in a while it would display weird colors or white lines or a black screen with an odd shaped gradually brightening light in the right bottom corner. It seems to have something to do with when the monitor turns off and back on or changes inputs. It was a hot running monitor and it seemed to be worse when it was hot. Imo, it did not have sufficient venting.

    Anyway, I didn't get around to claiming the warranty. Just a couple weeks ago the color changed and was really saturated. I checked my settings and they were still the same. A few days after that I turned on the monitor (PC) left the room and when I came back a few minutes later the screen was blank and I could smell an electrical smell. I knew right away the monitor was fried as the light was still on it, but the screen blank.

    I have been trying for over a week to get Bigclothcraft to warranty it as it was supposed to have a 1 year warranty. I've msg'ed them 5-6 times and the only reply I've received was that I had the wrong seller. I also emailed ebay about 2 1/2 days ago and they haven't bothered to reply. I'm getting tired of this and I'm going to get paypal involved soon. At this point I just want my $$ back if I can possibly get it.
     
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    I'm in the market for a new monitor and these cheap Korean monitors are very exciting, Is this one any good? http://www.overclockmonitor.com/crossover-black-tune-2763amg-ips-led-pf.html
    or http://www.overclockmonitor.com/qnix-qx2710-led-evolution-2-oc-m-pf.html
    Im looking for
    27" to 30" size
    2560x1440 or 2560x1600
    and greater then 60hz refresh rate, 110/120 or 144 even. Not afraid to overclock.


    Budget of under $550.

    EDIT:

    I'm going to buy this monitor
    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/PERFECT-...pt=AU_comp_monitor&hash=item27e2df4c51&_uhb=1
     
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    Crossover 2763amg is awesome, 2710 is better for oc, otherwise Crossover
     
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    The Samsung PLS panel ones appear to overclock nicely, that includes the Qnix Qx2710 that I have.
     

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