Top positive review
A Pack of Mixed Feelings in Nice Cover...
8 September 2018
Although i did plenty research on every aspect before purchase, but eventually have mixed feelings.
-- Very beautiful sleek design! (As good as Predator series, a major reason why i chose this! And it takes very less space compared to those old roundish bottom flat monitors ehe... its looks are a killer! :) )
-- Anti Reflective Matt Coating is effective.
-- IPS Panel, so wonderful wide viewing angle. Truly 178 degree horizontal and vertical, many people can see.
-- Important Connections : Display Port 1.2, HDMI 1.4 , Audio Out Jax (good thing they didnt waste money on waste speakers like rest), so you can make it a TV with added speakers using HDMI and Audio Jack.
-- Actual response time is 5ms, which is decent for an IPS panel.
-- FREE SYNC! Trust me, MUCH better than Vsync of even best GTX1080ti! (only Gsync could match it), Say good bye to screen tearing. And hopefully AMD FREE SYNC will get NVIDIA off their high horses huh... I aint AMD fanboy, but we really wish fair competition instead of Evil Monopoly!
-- And hey, brightness was surprising all right! i thought this 250 nits will be much lesser than 300 Nits i was used to on laptop and old LG19inch but 250 nits is well spread, screen bleeding is minimal)
-- A lot of Controls! Yeup, i like being able to totally customize every aspect, and this monitor gives you A Lot of options! (even 2 3 4 screens on same! Although the control button is like Old Nokia mobile 4 way stick, but so far so good...)
-- And it does work at 75hz! (unlike what other ppl claim thats only FreeSync feature for AMD), i used on GTX1050ti OC.
-- Balanced pricing for features it offers.
-- ALAS! The Color Accuracy, contrast is NOT As good as i imagined... duh, my biggest and only disappointment i guess, my old LG19 Inch Flatron has better color! huh, i wasnt hoping this from IPS panel which boasts 72% on Adobe, and same on Color Gamut... Its not bad but just not great, so lets hope, i can get some color calibration so that it becomes as good as it boasts!
-- Lack of Tilting or Twisting
-- No VESA support or Height Adjustment (atleast VESA MUST be there, then you can mount on stand and adjust), i took this as known compromise, still if you have worked on height adjustment, you will miss it.
-- AND REMEMBER! If you go to 1080p from 720 or even 900p, then you MUST have stronger CPU and GPU! Or else, screen Tearing etc will be unbearable!
-- And 1ms Motion Blurr is arrant nonsense! Trust me, you are much better without it!
And other things like Power Consumption etc are normal for IPS Monitors at this price range.
And btw, i got from Appario, the product was nicely double packed! (yep, double pack). With warranty card and bill. Clean new piece.
So i wrote what i could remember, a bag of mixed feelings.. but overall, 4/5, and i am staying with it..