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another monitor q :p

r3volt21r3volt21 LauncestonPosts: 85Member

ended up getting sick of eyefinity was good on some games and annoying on others.  I have decided to just buy a 27' and i am a little unsure which to buy, don't want to spend 2 much but I am looking at either

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=558_1213&products_id=27507 ,

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=558_1213&products_id=26898 or

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=558_1213&products_id=27491

Is the ips worth the extra $ over the norm lcd? I also have no idea what a pls panel is.  

 

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  • QuizzicalQuizzical Posts: 14,784Member Uncommon

    The cheaper monitor is cheaper for a reason:  markedly worse image quality.  That might bother you or it might not, so whether one of the others is worth the extra money is a matter of opinion.

    Even if you're not going to use Eyefinity anymore, I'd highly recommend keeping at least one of the old monitors around, as running multiple independent monitors is really nice for a lot of purposes.  Of course, you were likely already planning on doing so.

  • r3volt21r3volt21 LauncestonPosts: 85Member
    thanks quiz, yea image quality is an issue for me.  Unsure which is better out of the ips or pls (same price) I have already sold 2 of my monitors and keeping the third for that reason (I like watching movies/ browsing while crafting etc).
  • miguksarammiguksaram Fort Meade, MDPosts: 826Member Uncommon
    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPS_panel

    BBasically PLS is Samsungs version of IPS that they claim is better. Most reviews would argue the tech itself is not superior but rather certain panels that use the tech are.
  • r3volt21r3volt21 LauncestonPosts: 85Member
    ty, I am leaning more towards the samsung, I have never really been a fan of LG as a company is it norm for monitors to not have dvi now and only hdmi?
  • Asm0deusAsm0deus BaatorPosts: 1,113Member Uncommon

    I'm looking at this maybe for my next monitor, well for my wife actually.

    LG 34UM95 34" Ultra Widescreen

     

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  • RidelynnRidelynn Fresno, CAPosts: 4,178Member Uncommon


    Originally posted by r3volt21
    ty, I am leaning more towards the samsung, I have never really been a fan of LG as a company is it norm for monitors to not have dvi now and only hdmi?

    Yeah. DVI is pretty well dead. HDMI and DisplayPort are the new standards since both can support higher resolutions without needing dual cables.

  • r3volt21r3volt21 LauncestonPosts: 85Member
    thanks guys I will check out a few reviews and choose one of the ips monitors, that 34 looks very nice but a little expensive for me atm.
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