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Old 05-13-2015, 06:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking to get a new monitor.

I am comfortable spending up to $300 give or take $50.
Im looking for a 27".

It will be used for general desktop/internet browing. But also for some gaming ( nothing hardcore ). I might dabble into some home video editing too.

I see there are some monitors on newegg that look reasonably priced.
If 2k monitors are similarly priced to regular 1980 ( I might be off with my number...?0 ) why wouldnt you want a 2k monitor?

Is there any advantage to having a 2k monitor vs not?
I assume a 2k monitor gives a more clear sharp defined image?


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Highest I'd go is 1440p. After that things start having scaling issues in Windows.
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2k=2560x1440 right?

1920x1080 is not 2k correct?

So is the image quality better with 2k?
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Yea you're probably right. I don't ever refer to anything as K besides 4k.

Yes the quality is better, especially in games.

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I bought a 32" 1440p monitor about a month ago ("upgraded" from a 40" 1080p monitor)
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