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TheNaitsyrk

VA vs IPS panels?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Looking to buy Acer Predator Z35P VA or X34P IPS.

 

One is IPS and one is VA.

 

IPS lottery has not been kind to me with Alienware monitors and yellowing on one side wasn't great.

 

So I'm wondering, which type of panel would be better?

 

 


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7 minutes ago, TheNaitsyrk said:

 

They're pretty much the same, probably go for VA for the slightly better black levels.

Why not go for the 4k 120hz display instead? Think the Wasabi Mango is a bit down in price now.


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27 minutes ago, TheNaitsyrk said:

Looking to buy Acer Predator Z35P VA or X34P IPS.

 

One is IPS and one is VA.

 

IPS lottery has not been kind to me with Alienware monitors and yellowing on one side wasn't great.

 

So I'm wondering, which type of panel would be better?

 

 

I would opt for IPS. Can’t beat those colours (and overall just love IPS panels) my vote Goes to X34 

 

 


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I'd go with the X34, if IPS glow is excessive you can always RMA.


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I use both.

 

For general computing I use a 32" 4k VA panel and for gaming a 38" 3840 X 1600 IPS panel. 

 

If there was a big difference in quality I would replace the VA panel but there isn't.

 

If I was buying now I would go IPS but only if it had HDR. The cheesy HDR on my LG IPS panel seems to allow it to compete with the higher contrast of the VA.

If I was buying a 3440 X 1440 monitor it would be a LG Ultra Gear Freesync for that reason.   


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks for the suggestions!


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CPU: i9 9900K 5.3 Ghz 1.37V (All cores).

Motherboard: Z390 Gigabyte AORUS MASTER.

RAM: 64GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance Red LED 4 x 16GB, 3200Mhz rated, runs at 3200Mhz with reduced timings 14, 16, 16, 16, 34.

GPU: Water cooled RTX 2080 Ti Founders Edition SLI (+170 Core) (+930 memory) (2145 boost clock on both) with EKWB Vector blocks on each.

Case: ThermalTake X9.                        

Storage: Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe 1TB, Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe 500GB, 2x Samsung EVO 860 500GB, 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda.

PSU: Corsair HX1200i Platinum 80+ PSU.

Display: 3x Ultrawide Acer Predator X34P 34" Inch G-Sync 120Hz displays IPS with Nvidia surround running at 10320 x 1440 120Hz.

Cooling: Custom Loop EKWB CoolStream 480mm 60mm height 3 x radiators with D5 Revo RGB PUMP, 8x Corsair 120mm HD120 RGB Fans and 4x Noctua 3000 RPM 120mm fans, 200mm ThermalTake 800RPM fan (front), Noctua 3000 RPM 140mm fan (rear).

Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 LUX Blue MX Switches.

Sound: T6300 Creative 5.1 speakers with Corsair VOID PRO 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset - Yellow.

Mouse: Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum.

Piano: Yamaha P155.

Phone: Razer Phone with DBRAND skin.

Smart watch: Moto 360 2nd Gen.

Camera: Logitech C922 and C920.

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