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What display to get?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I need a decently priced 500$ max 1440p 144hz or higher gaming display of some reputable brand not any Chinese monitors any suggestions. Rocking a 1080ti if anyone curious about the gfx. 

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26 minutes ago, Divyansh Jain said:

500$ max 1440p 144hz or higher gaming display

Check out the Dell S2716DG: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/BcTrxr/dell-monitor-s2716dg

- It's 27", 144Hz, 1440p, TN, and has a respectable brightness of 350 nits. It also has decent reviews.

- One problem with this monitor (and other high refresh rate 1440p at this price point) is that colour accuracy is garbage. This monitor is not suitable for any sort of colour sensitive work since the blacks look more like dark greys.

 

I recommend getting a good 1080p 144Hz panel, like this one: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/vhQG3C/asus-vg279q-270-1920x1080-144-hz-monitor-vg279q

- It's 27" 1080p, 144Hz, and it's IPS. I'd personally take an IPS panel over a TN one any day, no matter what the screen resolution is.


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21 minutes ago, Divyansh Jain said:

priced 500$ max 1440p 144hz 

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/p4WfrH/msi-optix-mag27cq-270-2560x1440-144-hz-monitor-optix-mag27cq

 

MSI Optix VA panel so than a TN panel. 27" 144Hz Freesync supported (so will work with a 1080ti with the new drivers) 

1ms response time too

 

Alternatively:

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/z6YWGX/samsung-c27hg70-269-2560x1440-144hz-monitor-lc27hg70qqnxza

Samsung C27HG70 with same as the MSI brand.

 

Both within budget

 

Edit:

If you want a larger display:

https://pcpartpicker.com/products/monitor/#r=256001440&T=1,4&D=144000,240000&sort=size&P=2,4&page=1&W=2800,6500


CPU
Intel® Core i9 9900K 8 Core 16 Threads
Motherboard
ASUS® ROG Strix Z390-E
Memory (RAM)
32GB Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB
Graphics Card
MSI RTX 2080 Gaming X Trio

1st Drive

500GB Samsung 970 EVO NVME 

2nd Drive

1TB Samsung 970 EVO NVME
3rd Hard Disk
480GB KINGSTON HYPERX 3K SSD, SATA 6 Gb/s (upto 540MB/sR | 450MB/sW)
4th Hard Disk
2TB 3.5" SEAGATE SSHD, SATA 6Gb/s 7200 RPM

5th Hard Disk
2TB 3.5" SEAGATE SSHD, SATA 6Gb/s 7200 RPM
Power Supply
CORSAIR 850W RM SERIES™ MODULAR 80 PLUS® GOLD, ULTRA QUIET 
Processor Cooling
Corsair H150i Pr 360mm AIO

Case:

Lian Li O11 Air

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