ASUS PB278Q 2560x1440 Monitor Review

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ASUS PB278Q 2560x1440 Review

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08-12-2012, 16:18:44

Fez
Very nice monitor looks well worth the money if you need the pure real estate it givesQuote

08-12-2012, 20:15:34

jamesriley94
I agree about the triple screens in gaming. In FPS games the side screens are pretty useless. Certain games however, like Assassins Creed I do find the side screens used a little more.
I get what you mean in things like Dirt3 when there's just too much going on at the sides but I do kind of feel that adds to the immersiveness of the game. Obviously if it puts you off, it's not a good thing, but I do think it just makes everything more realistic.

Aside from that though, I do find three screens a lot better to work on in windows, whether it's just word or general use like internet/music etc... and obviously video editing spread out across 3 screens has its benefits.

I probably agree that if you're just gaming, you'd be better off getting one of these over 3x 1080 screens - but there's such a price difference between it, I find it hard to justify the cost. I mean, you can get 3x 23inch Dell IPS screens for around £70 cheaper than one of these. It's obviously going to depend on the user at the end of the day - but at the present moment in time, until these come down in price, I think I'd still choose far cheaper 1080 screens.Quote

08-12-2012, 23:52:08

Excalabur50
Well no wonder this panel is so good it's a PLS panel which if I read things correctly is Samsung's answer to LG's IPS technology so that's probably why everything looks so lush it's not just an N panel.Quote

09-12-2012, 07:33:30

hoxlund
ohh man, finally a reason to update my Asus EAH6970 2GB vid card

Thanks Tom about opening my eyes to club3d cards. been doing some reading and research and their cards are badass

Looking to get the 7990 or the 7970 royalace ghz editionQuote

09-12-2012, 07:38:18

dalewakelin
Nice.Quote
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