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24" or 27" for 1920x1080?

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Last response: in Displays
June 15, 2013 6:52:53 AM

which screen size will it be the best option for a monitor?

Samsung 24" IPS Led
Asus 24" LED
LG 27" IPS

More about : 1920x1080

a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 6:59:13 AM

go with 24", 27 is way to big for 1080p.
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a c 115 C Monitor
June 15, 2013 7:06:17 AM

I would see if you can check them out in the store.

The specs only say so much and personally I like to see them in person if I can.
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a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 7:06:32 AM

+1 to that. I'd take an Asus IPS or PLS.
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a c 100 C Monitor
June 15, 2013 7:27:57 AM

If you are buying the monitor for gaming then I'd suggest the Asus TN panel. If you want a good all around monitor then go for IPS w/ 5ms response time.

For my desk, 24" is just right. 27" might be too big.
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a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 7:45:04 AM

Totally agree with Nuke on visiting a brick and mortar store and look at the screen.
Movies/games will look quite good on both with the 27 " giving more space, However text not the greatest on 27", But a lot also depends on how close you sit.

Loved my Samsung 24" 1920 x 1200 (16:10) monitor/HDTV, excellent display.
From that I went to -> 27" Samsung -> 32" Samsung (Got my Eyes fixed so back to 24" 1920 x 1200).
For games/movies the 27" would be a good choice, for productivity the 24" 1920 x 1200 would be my choice.

Note: Recently went with a Asus 1560 x 1440 27" PLS panel - Love it. But really still some what expensive ($650 which Dell also has one around the same price). However, there is an Auria EQ276W 27" 2560 x 1440 ISP for only around $400 (Was My 2nd choice)
SEE: http://www.microcenter.com/product/384780/EQ276W_27-Inc...
If live close enough, then visit microcenter to view inperson.
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a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 7:49:19 AM

Is that the PB278Q? It looks incredible. I'd love a 23-24" version of that.
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June 15, 2013 12:12:11 PM

I recently went from a 22" envision tn 1680x1050 monitor, to a 23" asus ips 1080p passive 3d monitor.. and the difference was night and day. 5ms response I experience no ghosting hope this helps
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a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 12:28:09 PM

RetiredChief said:
Yes, I bought the Asus PB278Q - Just checfked I see newegg has it for $599, I paid $650 about 3 weeks ago.

I was really debated getting the Auria which is quite similar and was $250 cheaper. For the Price it's hard to beat.
Also found it: http://www.amazon.com/EQ276W-27-Inch-Monitor-2560x1440-...
There is quite a following of it:
See: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1694047


Asus's 'Trace Free' overdrive technology looks incredibly effective from the high-speed photography - appears to almost totally eliminate motion blur. I thought it was the PLS panel that was responsible but then I saw similar results with Asus IPS panels featuring Trace Free.
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a c 100 C Monitor
June 15, 2013 1:00:26 PM

sam_p_lay said:
RetiredChief said:
Yes, I bought the Asus PB278Q - Just checfked I see newegg has it for $599, I paid $650 about 3 weeks ago.

I was really debated getting the Auria which is quite similar and was $250 cheaper. For the Price it's hard to beat.
Also found it: http://www.amazon.com/EQ276W-27-Inch-Monitor-2560x1440-...
There is quite a following of it:
See: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1694047


Asus's 'Trace Free' overdrive technology looks incredibly effective from the high-speed photography - appears to almost totally eliminate motion blur. I thought it was the PLS panel that was responsible but then I saw similar results with Asus IPS panels featuring Trace Free.


I went from a 8ms IPS (Dell U2311H) to a 2ms TN (Asus VE247T) and the difference was huge in gaming. Color accuracy is much better on the Dell, but for gaming, the Asus is the clear winner, not even fair. I didn't realize the ghosting/tracing until I switched, cuz I hadn't played on anything else.

But if someone wants an all around monitor then they gotta choose IPS, and get 5ms.
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June 15, 2013 1:02:23 PM

I vote Asus 24" LED and make sure it's 2ms.
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a b C Monitor
June 15, 2013 1:51:03 PM

All depends on viewing distance in my opinion.

The 27" panel will have the same number of pixels but they'll be spread further apart. So from less than 2 feet away the 24" panel will look sharper. Assuming both panels are of equal quality build.
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June 15, 2013 2:02:51 PM

How about this : ASUS VG248QE ? It's awesome :D 
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a c 100 C Monitor
June 15, 2013 10:10:36 PM

anubisX said:
How about this : ASUS VG248QE ? It's awesome :D 


If you have a build with a 680/770 or 7970 then that's a decent choice. However, an Asus 2ms monitor can be found for $140; whereas the VG248QE sells for $260. That's a big jump.
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a b C Monitor
June 16, 2013 5:30:37 AM

jerreece said:
All depends on viewing distance in my opinion.

The 27" panel will have the same number of pixels but they'll be spread further apart. So from less than 2 feet away the 24" panel will look sharper. Assuming both panels are of equal quality build.

I agree! At a given distance the 24" will always appear sharper because it has the same number of pixels as the 27" arranged in a smaller space. You could arrange the monitors so that they appear to be the same size (24" closer than 27") and you wouldn't be able to "see" a difference in sharpness.

Get the size that fits your work area.

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