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I'm still showing full price once added to cart.

EDIT: Clarification.
Dell CS says it was a "limited promotion" for their current batch of inventory. They have / had multiple monitors over 40% off so it might be expired now.

Amazon at least shows you a % bar for the amount of deal left, other companies should do the same.
 
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Dell CS says it was a "limited promotion" for their current batch of inventory. They have / had multiple monitors over 40% off so it might be expired now.

Amazon at least shows you a % bar for the amount of deal left, other companies should do the same.

Bummer, I needed 4 of these.
 

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I currently have 2x 24" monitors, each about 10 years old. Been looking to upgrade one, my main gaming monitor to something a bit more modern. This monitor is on sale at my local computer store. It seems like an upgrade in every way and at a decent price. Is there any reason why I should NOT buy it (shitty manufacturer, features missing, etc...)?

EX2710Q | MOBIUZ 1ms 27" IPS 165Hz QHD Gaming Monitor
 

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I currently have 2x 24" monitors, each about 10 years old. Been looking to upgrade one, my main gaming monitor to something a bit more modern. This monitor is on sale at my local computer store. It seems like an upgrade in every way and at a decent price. Is there any reason why I should NOT buy it (shitty manufacturer, features missing, etc...)?

EX2710Q | MOBIUZ 1ms 27" IPS 165Hz QHD Gaming Monitor
What's the decent price?
 

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What's the decent price?
In my neck of Europe, about $600. And before people jump on the bandwagon telling me that in the USA you can get a 40" ultra gaming monitor with all the bells and whistles, if I were to buy it and ship it here with the postage, tax and customs fees I'd be paying double. So a dollar figure is a bit relative here.
 

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In my neck of Europe, about $600. And before people jump on the bandwagon telling me that in the USA you can get a 40" ultra gaming monitor with all the bells and whistles, if I were to buy it and ship it here with the postage, tax and customs fees I'd be paying double. So a dollar figure is a bit relative here.
They have Amazon in Europe right? There's gotta be a better deal than that.

Search for LG model numbers that start with 27GP850 or 27GP83B. They should be better versions of the monitor you linked and likely cheaper.
 

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They do, but as I said, you have to add import tax and customs duties onto the Amazon list price. Then there is shipping. And if there is a defect you're up shit creek while if you buy it from a store you have a 3 year guarentee. But will check the LG monitors, thanks.

Edit: I found the monitor on Amazon for $398. But when I ran it through the import calculator it came to just under $600. That does not include shipping, so ordering via Amazon is more expensive and riskier in my corner of Hell. :/
 

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They do, but as I said, you have to add import tax and customs duties onto the Amazon list price. Then there is shipping. And if there is a defect you're up shit creek while if you buy it from a store you have a 3 year guarentee. But will check the LG monitors, thanks.

Edit: I found the monitor on Amazon for $398. But when I ran it through the import calculator it came to just under $600. That does not include shipping, so ordering via Amazon is more expensive and riskier in my corner of Hell. :/
You live in a non-EU country ?
 

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They have Amazon in Europe right? There's gotta be a better deal than that.

Search for LG model numbers that start with 27GP850 or 27GP83B. They should be better versions of the monitor you linked and likely cheaper.
Had a search for the LG monitors and found the 27GP850 for slightly higher than the price of the other. Looks very nice. I think I'll take it. I have an LG phone and LG tv, love them.
 

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You live in a non-EU country ?
Yes.

Hmm... they also have a 32 inch version. But the same resolution and slightly lower light output. Yeah, think I'll just buy this. Thanks for the tip Mist Mist .

Edit: Ok, which is better to connect your gaming monitor to your GPU with, Display Port or HDMI? Or doesn't it matter?
 

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Hmm... they also have a 32 inch version. But the same resolution and slightly lower light output. Yeah, think I'll just buy this. Thanks for the tip Mist Mist .

Edit: Ok, which is better to connect your gaming monitor to your GPU with, Display Port or HDMI? Or doesn't it matter?

 

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Jesus Wall-of-Text Christ. Why can't things be simple like they were in the good ol' days. :oops:
 
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Jesus Wall-of-Text Christ. Why can't things be simple like they were in the good ol' days. :oops:
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Jesus Wall-of-Text Christ. Why can't things be simple like they were in the good ol' days. :oops:
It is simple. On PC it's always DisplayPort on any decent monitor, and if you connect to a TV, HDMI is your only option.

PC monitors only have HDMI inputs to make it easier to hook up secondary sources like undocked laptops, streaming dongles or consoles.
 
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Just installed the monitor. Now all the text is small and I need new glasses. :confused:
 
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