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Back in stock: Monoprice 27" IPS 2560x1440 for $299

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Sweet! Thank you
How would you compare it to 27" IPS-Glass Panel Pro LED Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 ?
Other than cost, from the description "This is a Grade A-1 panel, which means no image defects are allowed. That means no backlight bleed, no dead pixels, no focus issues at the edge, nothing wrong at all." And included with the DVI D cable

Are both limited to 60Hz?
 
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Read the reviews on the other but for an a-1 screen that is pretty good. I think it is the same as the $399 Auria at Microcenter.
 
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Would my XFX 5870 XXX Ed. 1000/1300 drive the monoprice unit without issues? Most gaming I do is Trainsim 2013 and Planetside2
Seems like the mono return policy is best!
 
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Should be fine :)
 
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But they do say "Once you calibrate it, the Monoprice puts out a fantastic image. The contrast ratio suffers due to the brightness limitation, but color and grayscale accuracy, as well as gamma, are spot-on"
And it has very good lag time 22.5 vs 27.3 on the $100 higher price unit I linked.
 
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But they do say "Once you calibrate it, the Monoprice puts out a fantastic image. The contrast ratio suffers due to the brightness limitation, but color and grayscale accuracy, as well as gamma, are spot-on"
And it has very good lag time 22.5 vs 27.3 on the $100 higher price unit I linked.
Got my monitor.
Bright, minor edge backlight bleeding only on a black background, NO DEAD PIXELS!!!

Great monitor for the price.

Do you have a link for color calibration settings from default? It's good but I'm sure it could be a lot better.
 
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Congrats!! Things are looking good for you!!!!
I dont know if you can decipher from that review just what they did set the levels at, but might be worth shot