2560x1440 27" Monitor Suggestions?
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February 12, 2013, 09:18 PM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Brandon, Manitoba
My System Specs
So I don't have the first clue how to properly "review" a monitor so I'll just leave my feedback with the ASUS PB278Q since I purchased it.
The monitor looks great, I haven't changed any of the settings out of the box because it looks amazing to my eyes, Downloaded some 2560x1440 photographs and couldn't believe how great they looked.
I set the screen to a black wallpaper and turned off all the lights in the room to look for backlight bleed or white spots and so far haven't had any. I also haven't been able to find any stuck or dead pixels using a white background or black background.
I have only tried Borderlands 2 and Team Fortress 2 at 2560x1440 so far and didn't notice any ghosting that I can see. I am not entirely sure if Borderlands 2 looks any better or not, TF2 didn't seem to look different at all, maybe that is just me though.
The extra desktop space is awesome for multitasking it has made working on videos a lot easier now that I can have more windows open on the desktop.
Overall I am happy and impressed and glad I saved some money going with the ASUS.
Now I just need to buy a better video card
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My System Specs
Gigabyte Z77X-UP4TH Thunderbolt USB3 mSATA
Intel Core i7 3770k Unlocked Quad-Core 3.5GHz
Corsair Vengeance Black 32GB (4x8) 1600 DDR3
ASUS Geforce GTX780 OC DirectCU II GDDR5 3GB
Intel 520 Series 120GB 6GB/s 25nm MLC (boot) Intel 520 Series 240GB 6GB/s 25nm MLC (steam) Intel 525 Series 60GB mSATA 6GB/s 25nm MLC (cache) Western Digital Caviar Black 3.5" 4TB 64mb Cache 6GB/s 7,200RPM (storage)
Corsair Proffesional HX1050W ATX 12V 87A Modular
Fractal Design ARC midi R2
ASUS BW-12B1ST Blu-Ray Writer 12x BD-R 16x DVD+/- R/RW
ASUS PB278Q 27" LED 2560x1440p 80M:1 5MS IPS
Windows 7 Pro x64
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