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    I've been missing my 30" Gateway XHD3000 and having two GTX 590s it would be great to be back to gaming at 2560 x 1600 resolution, so I took the plunge and ordered a Dell Ultra Sharpe U3011.

    They had them on sale today with a $150 off, plus they emailed me a code that gave me another $150 off, but I added another two years to the included 3 year warranty which added a $100, plus $50 for overnight shipping.

    Ordered a new 30"-u3011-photo.jpg

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    Very nice plunge Stan!

    Quite a price tag, but at least you got some major discounts.

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    What was the final damage Stan?

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    IPS panel? AWESOME!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    What was the final damage Stan?

    Are you sitting down ? lol $1589.98 $1448 included the 30" widescreen, the 5 year warranty and screen cleaning kit. Then they added $50 for overnight shipping which wasn't bad at all, but I did not expect to get hit with almost $100 in Tax

    The Gateway 30 inch I had was $1450, plus it cost me $78 to have it shipped overnight, but Gateway is so damn cheap, you pay almost $1500 for a monitor and they only give you a 1yr warranty. If you call them 24hrs past the 1year they do not honor their warranty.

    This is the main reason I added another 2 yrs onto the Dell 3 yr warranty, if anything happens within the next 5 yrs I'm covered, so it was worth the extra $100 after being screwed over by Gateway.

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    I used to have a 27 inch and to tell you the truth, I used to get headaches from it. The power pack popped on it so I downgraded to a 22 in. Stan, you interested in. world War II flight dim game? I have been flying Aces High II for 6 years snd it is awesome gsme play.

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    Man, Dell is fast! they already shipped my monitor, it should be here tomorrow. Jim, I have no idea why your eyes hurt, I used the other 30" for two years at 2560 x 1600 and it never bothered my eyes. The high res makes a really big difference when gaming with high-end video cards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Man, Dell is fast! they already shipped my monitor, it should be here tomorrow. Jim, I have no idea why your eyes hurt, I used the other 30" for two years at 2560 x 1600 and it never bothered my eyes. The high res makes a really big difference when gaming with high-end video cards.
    I will put that on my Xmas list daddy.

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