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    Default I need a 27" monitor...

    My son has a 24" ASUS something.. trying to get him SOMETHING else for xmas. I thought maybe a 27" monitor.
    I think its an i3 (or is it an i5?? lol), 8GB ram, HD 6870 gpu (I have a second if he ever needs to add a boost)

    He mainly plays LoL and Minecraft... but cant rule out higher paced games like BF4 (or even D3)


    But I have no clue whats good? Just something I havent really looked into in a loong time


    keep in mind $250 or less and i need to be able to get it quick! lol like B&H has free expedited shipping which would be 2 days to me.


    Thanks friends!

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    lol 40"!??? he will be sitting 2 ft from it. thanks though!

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    Why not try to find 2 24" monitors on the cheap. Craigslist! Or check the refurb and open box sections on Newegg. Sometimes they have killer deals.
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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    What about 2 of these. HP V242h 24 LCD Backlit Monitor - LED backlight, 1920 x 1080, 16:9, 0.276 mm, 5ms, HDMI - K6X12A6#ABA at TigerDirect.com
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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    Acer G6 Series G276HLGbd Black 27" 6ms Widescreen LED Backlight Slim Bezel Monitor 300 cd/m2 3000:1 - Newegg.com

    This monitor is great, I have it and since he's running a 6870, the 1920x1080 res will be much easier on his GPU. Also with the $20 promo code, it's $180 brand new. Great monitor.

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Wow! That's a good deal for an ASUS.

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    There are a lot of great monitor deals out there right now.
    I can't remember the brand,.......but there are a few Korean screens that are IPS and super high resolution that may be worth looking into.

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    Here is a deal on a 27" ASUS IPS screen. Yeah,.......IPS!

    IPS is far and away much better than TN-LCD screens. (viewing angles and quality of the picture)

    Even though it's refurbished, it's a killer deal at $209.00. (normally $350.00)

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    If you want something with higher resolution, I have 2x of these on one of my systems.

    Qnix QX2710 LED Evolution II Multi TRUE10 SE 27" 2560x1440 QHD DVI HDMI Monitor | eBay

    Its 2560x1440P. Great screens.
    I purchased from the same seller on eBay and both came with no Backlight bleed or dead pixels.
    It also came in like 3 days direct for Korea!

    I have them OC to 85Hz with little work.

    The only downfall about these screens is the base. I didn't really like the base on them since its not height adjustable (like my Dell U2410). I ended up getting some Ergotron base and use those instead.

    That is if you want something with higher resolution.

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    Default Re: I need a 27" monitor...

    So what did you get?

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