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Thats actually a pretty decent price for a GSYNC monitor.

Being curved I'm going to guess that this is a VA panel.

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I guess my question would be do you know what you want? 

 

I’ve primarily switched to VA panels because I can’t stand IPS glow. I’m guessing with your previous comment you aren’t a fan either. Do you need G-sync? 144hz? Curved? QHD?

 

There are some decent options out there. HP has a 100hz QHD flat VA panel 32 inches for like $300. I just ordered a 27” 144hz QHD 27 inch VA from Samsung for $330. Neither have G-sync, but depending on what you want you can save some money.

 

I typically find QHD panels to have horrible QC. Back light bleeding, stuck pixels, weird dark smudged on the panel, IPS glow, etc, etc. I went through 7 panels until I got one that I found acceptable on my PB279Q. Just went through 2 MSI monitors, returned both and am now trying the Samsung. 

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I'm actually looking at the Acer Predator XB321HK, talk me out of it?

 

@Spork3245

 

I'm actually looking at this one because I've been thinking of getting the Wasabi Mango. However, for whatever reason the prices have gone up on them, while these monitors have come down in price.

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5 minutes ago, Keyser_Soze said:

I'm actually looking at the Acer Predator XB321HK, talk me out of it?

 

@Spork3245

 

I'm actually looking at this one because I've been thinking of getting the Wasabi Mango. However, for whatever reason the prices have gone up on them, while these monitors have come down in price.

 

A4202_D93-21_EF-43_E3-_B83_E-42_C48_EA05

 

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6 hours ago, Nokt said:

Don't do it spend the extra and get the 4k 144hz

 

From what I’ve been seeing there are no 32” 4K 144hz GSync monitors 

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6 hours ago, Keyser_Soze said:

 

From what I’ve been seeing there are no 32” 4K 144hz GSync monitors 

Ah yeah, its only 27" for now.

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On 10/5/2018 at 12:15 AM, Nokt said:

Don't do it spend the extra and get the 4k 144hz

 

On 10/5/2018 at 6:44 AM, Keyser_Soze said:

 

From what I’ve been seeing there are no 32” 4K 144hz GSync monitors 

 

On 10/5/2018 at 1:21 PM, Nokt said:

Ah yeah, its only 27" for now.

 

For gaming purposes, at 4k, when are you going to significantly break 60fps where the 144hz is even worth it? Or am I grossly misunderstanding the point?

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Just now, Spork3245 said:

 

 

 

For gaming purposes, at 4k, when are you going to significantly break 60fps where the 144hz is even worth it? Or am I grossly misunderstanding the point?

If you're buying the monitor to use for the next 4-5 years....

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1 hour ago, mikechorney said:

If you're buying the monitor to use for the next 4-5 years....

 

You’ll be just in time to get back to 60fps 4k with Ray-Tracing enabled

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