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    BenQ XL2720Z

    Can it be an all-rounder once calibrated?
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    Re: BenQ XL2720Z

    Nice looking monitor with some excellent features, but why are the screens still generally coming out with 1080 resolutions? Particularly at the higher price points
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    Re: BenQ XL2720Z

    Quote Originally Posted by Vorlon99 View Post
    Nice looking monitor with some excellent features, but why are the screens still generally coming out with 1080 resolutions? Particularly at the higher price points
    It is a bit strange. Several colleagues like large yet only 1080p displays for coding work - they're crisper than non-native resolution scaling and you don't have icon/font scaling issues. But that's work, not really the target audience of this display.

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    Re: BenQ XL2720Z

    Quote Originally Posted by Vorlon99 View Post
    Nice looking monitor with some excellent features, but why are the screens still generally coming out with 1080 resolutions? Particularly at the higher price points
    These high-FPS capable panels would be pointless at higher resolutions for most users, as you'd need dual GTX 980TIs just to take advantage.

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    Re: BenQ XL2720Z

    Quote Originally Posted by Vorlon99 View Post
    Nice looking monitor with some excellent features, but why are the screens still generally coming out with 1080 resolutions? Particularly at the higher price points
    because farcry primal struggles to get to 144fps with 980ti even on 1080p, never mind anything higher

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    Re: BenQ XL2720Z

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    These high-FPS capable panels would be pointless at higher resolutions for most users, as you'd need dual GTX 980TIs just to take advantage.
    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    because farcry primal struggles to get to 144fps with 980ti even on 1080p, never mind anything higher
    Fair points... I've got a fairly standard 27" Philips screen that is 1080 60hz, and an i7 with GTX980 and tbh, it looks great... I could probably have got a smaller 144hz screen (still 1080), but that would have cost a little more than I was prepared to spend, and I really wanted the larger screen for other uses besides games, but even then playing purely for fun and nothing more, I'm not too critical.
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