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Displays UK: Reccomend a monitor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by cool_dude, 29 Aug 2013.

  1. cool_dude

    cool_dude Active Member

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    As title.

    Currently looking at the LG IPS 234V monitor, and its newer version the 23EA63V.

    I like the thin bezel idea (even though it doesn't stretch to the edge) however leaning toward the 234V as it has much more reviews.

    Also, out of curiosity - what monitors match the quality of that seen in an iMac display in an Apple shop? I know they would be expensive but would like to see what monitors match them.

    I use the monitor for overall use, not into the 120Hz/3D use and I use it for video/photography but nothing advanced.

    Thanks
     
  2. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    I would have thought a DELL IPS monitor would be just as good as an Apple since I think they use the same panel, just with the DELL using a different coating (matte compared to gloss?)
     
  3. cool_dude

    cool_dude Active Member

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    I wouldn't mind trying (with DSR) however the problem is you can't get insurance to cover the monitors to send them back - so its quite frustrating really.

    I think companies will only pick it up if there is an issue with it, and not under DSR.

    Anyone had any success with a company of trying a monitor and returning under DSR?
     
  4. MSHunter

    MSHunter Well-Known Member

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    DSR is not a try be for you buy function and they can charge you a restocking fee.
     
  5. davefelcher

    davefelcher New Member

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    Are you looking to spend around what the LG costs (£124)?
    Dell Ultrasharp monitors are really nice. I have the U3011 and love it. There also seems to be a lot of love for the 24" model too.
    That Goodbytes fellow would be able to give you the rundown on which models are best etc.
     
  6. suragh

    suragh Derp

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    Dell U2412M - I have two of these and they are awesome! I love them!
     
  7. notmeagain

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    *sneaks in with is dirty korean import*
    Shimian Qh270 - "A- Grade" apple display in a cheap case XD
     
  8. MightyBenihana

    MightyBenihana Do or do not, there is no try

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    I also love my Dell U2412m - so take this as another recommendation
     
  9. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Apple thunderbolt display is an LG IPS true 8-bit panel 2560x1440 monitor.
    It uses the LG LM270WQ1 panel to be specific.
    The Dell U2713HM uses the same (well the non glossy version) - LM270WQ1-SLB2
     
  10. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    Have a look at NRG:IT, they have a lot of refurb dell monitors at good prices
     
  11. qualalol

    qualalol New Member

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    Me too -- have one U2412M and might get another.

    It's actually cheapest on Amazon (cheaper than NRG:IT) last I looked.
     
  12. Kovoet

    Kovoet New Member

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    I have two 23's and considering a 27.

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk 2
     
  13. davefelcher

    davefelcher New Member

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    If you mean a 27" with a resolution of 2560x1440 then do it, do it now!
     
  14. cool_dude

    cool_dude Active Member

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    Thanks for the replies guys, will check the monitors out.

    Looking at the Korean ones, whilst tempting the lack of a UK warranty puts me off! Nice price but don't think I'd want to send a monitor overseas for repair (bad enough trying to be able to get a courier to cover monitors within the UK!).

    DSR is to receive the goods and inspect them as you would be able to in a shop, which is a try before you buy. I agree about the restocking fee however.

    Just wondering on sending monitors back/around the UK how would you send it back under DSR (within the 7/14 days) to a online shop if no couriers (that I'm aware of) cover the monitors? Can the shop pick it up and you pay for their courier?
     
  15. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I have a Dell 24" and two Dell 27" can't recommend them enough brilliant monitors
     
  16. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for the U2412M - it's absolutely brilliant.
     
  17. MSHunter

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    U2711 Cheesecake! I hate you GoodBytes, I have spent so much on monitors because of you....
     
  18. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Goooooood Goooooood, let your anger flow through you. Embrace it! And you'll turn to the dark side. And finally, you'll be able to build for me, a space ship of the size of a moon!!! Mwahahahahahahah!
    (PS: I want a private IMAX screen inside. Oh and I want a plant on the opposite side of my room window, in a corner. That plant will really compliment the room. Oh and finally, I know in sci-fy shows that humans has evolved to be so efficient that we do not produce feces, hence the lack of toilets... we are not there yet. So don't forget the toilets!)
     

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