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ConiferousJelly

What to ask for the holidays

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi Everyone,

 

Ever since I built my new PC I decided I wanted to ask for a 1440p monitor and stand for the holidays. My issue is, I don't know which one. I will have this one as my main monitor and to the side I will have my Samsung S27D590C 27inch curved monitor. I would like it to not break the bank too much, have a VESA mount so I can put it on a stand with my current monitor, and be at least 27inches. Can anyone make some suggestions?

 

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ConiferousJelly


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1 minute ago, ConiferousJelly said:

 

 

You can get a good 4k one for the same price.


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Just now, RGProductions said:

You can get a good 4k one for the same price.

Please suggest, and how would that fair with a GTX 1070?


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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236690 a great monitor. The 1070 fairs well in most games med, otherwise you can just run at 1080p/1440p if you need.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, RGProductions said:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236690 a great monitor. The 1070 fairs well in most games med, otherwise you can just run at 1080p/1440p if you need.

Yeah but its 23.6inches which would be tiny next to my 27inch monitor. Updated the thread to ask for 27inch+ models.


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Just now, ConiferousJelly said:

Yeah but its 23.6inches which would be tiny next to my 27inch monitor. Updated the thread to ask for 27inch+ models.

Ah. i personally love such dense monitors as this one (157ppi) But I get it.


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PB278Q is usually pretty solid.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
15 hours ago, RGProductions said:

Ah. i personally love such dense monitors as this one (157ppi) But I get it.

That's a good point, just want to have something that matches the bigger screen lol. Thanks for the suggestion though :)

14 hours ago, DeadEyePsycho said:

PB278Q is usually pretty solid.

Any other reccomendations? Also, would this one be good for gaming?


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45 minutes ago, ConiferousJelly said:

Any other reccomendations? Also, would this one be good for gaming?

It's a monitor, of course if will be good for gaming. I have the PB258Q and it's a solid line of monitors.


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