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Monitor advice

Postby ozimax on Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:16 pm

It's time to upgrade my 4-5 year old 23" monitor. My budget is reasonable but not limitless. Is a 4K monitor is worth the coin? I use a monitor 95% for Photoshop and browsing, but not a lot of video.

I am considering one of these:

http://www.lg.com/us/monitors/lg-27UD58-B-4k-uhd-led-monitor

http://www.benq.com.au/product/monitor/sw2700pt/

Any advice welcomed. Thanks.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby zafra52 on Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:40 pm

I have had both brands and I found them very good. But, I cannot comment further on these specific monitors. I guess it comes to preference and price.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby ozimax on Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:33 pm

Thanks Zaffs. Not quite sure which direction to head. Kogan has LG 29" ultra wide HD monitor for around $350 which is another option.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby zafra52 on Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:52 pm

They are good brands.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby biggerry on Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:42 pm

IPS is the minimum... I have a dell and find its pretty darn good..

check out http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews.htm probably one the best panel review sites I reckon
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby ozimax on Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:44 pm

Thanks Gerry and Zaffs.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby gstark on Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:20 am

I'd look at the LG, and also see if there's a similar Samsung. While I can't comment on the Kogan monitor, I have found that their TVs have been somewhat lacking in contrast.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby ozimax on Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:08 pm

gstark wrote:I'd look at the LG, and also see if there's a similar Samsung. While I can't comment on the Kogan monitor, I have found that their TVs have been somewhat lacking in contrast.


The more I research monitors, the more confused I become. I think sometimes there's too much information in cyberspace.
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Re: Monitor advice

Postby ozimax on Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:23 pm

Thanks for the input. I have placed an order for a 34" ultra widescreen QHD monitor. Hopefully it will be a good allrounder. Time will tell.

Price for below monitor was $799 less $100 cashback = $699 with 4 year warranty

http://www.philips.com.au/c-p/BDM3470UP_75/brilliance-ultrawide-lcd-display-with-multiview/specifications
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