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ASUS Unveils the VG23AH 3D IPS Monitor

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ASUS today launches the VG23AH 3D IPS LED Monitor. Designed to be a well-rounded and customized display for entertainment and gaming, the VG23AH features the ASUS All-in 3D technology, providing users with the smart choice when it comes to the ultimate 2D and 3D multimedia.

The VG23AH immerses users in a cinematic 3D home theater experience with crisp, clear visuals accompanied by audio from its built-in 3 W stereo speakers. With a wide-view angle IPS display, 80,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio, and ASUS-exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, the VG23AH delivers a colorful visual experience in Full HD 1080p. It features a host of connectivity options that allows for greater compatibility with an array of media devices by way of dual HDMI 1.4 ports, single-link DVI, and D-sub input options. It has been ergonomically designed with the user in mind, with swivel, tilt and height adjustment capabilities; along with battery-free 3D glasses for a comfortable viewing experience.

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So... passive 3D I take it?


"Meh".
 
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EDIT: I assumed 120hz because of the 3D, but if it's passive screw it.

120hz... Nope
IPS Panel... Check

Fuck this thing.
 
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It's just a 60 Hz IPS with passive 3D support. The only hope for 120 Hz with good image quality is the presumed 120 Hz MVA panels AUO is supposed to manufacture, yet there's no evidence of any monitors coming with said panels.
 
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wish they'd get rid of the stupid 3D gimmick and shave $100 off the price instead...
 
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I'll keep my LG IPS226V tyvm :D
 
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120hz... check
IPS panel... check

Yup, I want it.
Where exactly in the article does it say "120 Hz"?

There's this thing called "Passive 3D", you know?
 
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it's using LG passive 3D technology. probably LG panel too.
 
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It's just a 60 Hz IPS with passive 3D support. The only hope for 120 Hz with good image quality is the presumed 120 Hz MVA panels AUO is supposed to manufacture, yet there's no evidence of any monitors coming with said panels.
Supposedly someone hit 120hz with one of those 1440p korean IPS monitors using a 680 and the discontinued board. That makes me think it's not really the panel tech that's keeping IPS from hitting 120hz, just lack of demand.
 
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Supposedly someone hit 120hz with one of those 1440p korean IPS monitors using a 680 and the discontinued board. That makes me think it's not really the panel tech that's keeping IPS from hitting 120hz, just lack of demand.
I wouldent say lack of demand, id say that they want to drive the cost higher, or use it as a "Hey, you can now get 120hz and IPS!", after people are fed up with getting 60hz 3d monitors.
 
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I wonder if it is Nvidia 3D vision compatible...
Probably not, though. =|
 
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Supposedly someone hit 120hz with one of those 1440p korean IPS monitors using a 680 and the discontinued board. That makes me think it's not really the panel tech that's keeping IPS from hitting 120hz, just lack of demand.
Supposedly someone managed 133Hz.

The thing is, if you do the calculations, most IPS panels should have no trouble doing 85Hz and be quite awesome for gaming. Unfortunately, instead of trying that manufacturers keep adding image scallers, 4 different inputs, speakers and other useless stuff. BenQ, Acer, Dell, anyone should really just try and make a 2560x1440 screen with just a basic OSD and DisplayPort. 100Hz by default, $600, will become the new official gaming screen in NA in no time...
 
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get rid of 3D drop the price and then it would be to bad of a monitor.
 
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EDIT: I assumed 120hz because of the 3D, but if it's passive screw it.

120hz... Nope
IPS Panel... Check

Fuck this thing.
Yep, pretty worthless for gaming.