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Old November 17, 2014, 09:02 PM
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BenQ's BL3200PT combines a massive screen size with an Advanced-MVA panel to create a monitor that's a perfect fit for optimizing workflow while delivering good color reproduction.

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Old November 18, 2014, 01:17 AM
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I have two of these screens at work.

My co-worker got them because he has bad eyes from a eye surgery that went wrong so we got him them for the real estate and larger icons/lettering but hes been out on medical leave for a few months.

So I've re-purposed them onto my desk and my opinion is.
for work two of these have been great.
Easy to see clearly the work i'm doing and what not is great when you do a-lot in one day as you don't have to try as hard to see anything your doing.

Also you can size down most things and have say 4 or so things on the go and still see them clearly enough.

But for me the extra 5" is a bit overkill and the 600+$ is a bit of a sacrifice considering you can get a 27" benq GW2750 VA panel monitors for 200$ which means you can get 3 and put them on a stand for about what your going to pay for one of these monitors. and for work I would personally much rather take that option if i was paying.

I've used the GW2750 also and i find it clear and great contrasts and easy to read , I also found playing games on it to be enjoyable as far as 60Hz screens go so it had the ability to double as a gaming and work monitor.

In short If your forced into a situation where your screens have to be further away -no room for 3x27" or you have bad eyes like my co-worker does then perhaps this 32" panel is ok although a bit expensive.

But if your just using them for work and your eyes are good id still probably opt for 27" screens at much cheaper prices and go Triple screen's or Hexa screens depending on how much screen real estate your needing.

If this screen was 4k rez then i would likely have a different opinion here.
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Personally, I think 1440P to 1600P on a 30" or 32" monitor is the "perfect" resolution. You don't get ultra small icons, games look pretty normal (I just CAN'T get used to playing strategy games on a 4K panel) and the price is right.
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Old November 18, 2014, 09:30 AM
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Naw I've seen the 32" 4K screens and they are OK but not overly impressive, and the deal breaker is the way Windows 7 and 8 utilize this ultra high resolution. I think this is a great aspect ratio and PPI for people like me who aren't into tiny text and pinky nail sized icons due to 40+ year old eyes.

I also tried an NEC EA244UHD 24" 4K screen and while it is easily one of the best 4K screens around the extra resolution is more trouble than it is worth. Throw in video cards needed to actually game on that resolution and it becomes a very expensive overall package.

Good review. I always like his non-colorimeter, OSD tweaking advice, but we need to get AkG a new colorimeter because the black level detection on his is way off. These panels are noted to give over 2000:1 contrast ratio on a bad day because of the VA type panel. TFTCentral using the Eye One D3 got 2500-2900:1 on it.

My only issue with MVA panels in general is dark-to-dark transitions like when playing dark games, and I know they've improved that here, but it's still not up to IPS or TN levels.
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Personally, I think 1440P to 1600P on a 30" or 32" monitor is the "perfect" resolution. You don't get ultra small icons, games look pretty normal (I just CAN'T get used to playing strategy games on a 4K panel) and the price is right.

Just changed my video-cards out to run 2560x1440 on them (for some reason it wouldn't with the other setup.)
Thats better for sure then it was.
I normally run triple screens and i still find that more useful but i guess ill have to use this more and see if i can adapt to loss of another full-screen to work with.

have yet to try it gaming. but today along with the Videocards i brought was my 930 @ 4.0ghz spare system so i will have to see how these perform in games soon.

I agree though 1600P would likely make this screen even more use full esp in a workplace setting.
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