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Topic # 58825 20-Mar-2010 12:30
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Just a PSA, the Dell U2410 has had a pretty major price drop, from $1200 to $700. Ordered mine yesterday, hopefully the quality is as good as the reviews.

-Ryan 

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  Reply # 309358 20-Mar-2010 12:45
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Thanks for the tipoff...let us know how you find it.

Cheers.

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  Reply # 309411 20-Mar-2010 18:07
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That works out to 495 USD, which is actually $100 below normal Dell price in the USA and about on par with the lowest after-discount price that has ever been available there. Considering we usually get our prices hiked about 30% over the US amount, this is an unbelievable deal.

I really don't need a monitor of this calibre but for such a great price I'm extremely tempted, especially as I don't see how it can possibly stay at this price for very long! Hmm...

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 309413 20-Mar-2010 18:12
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Yeah, it was worth it at $1200. I almost wonder if it's a mistake... Waiting for a shipment notification curently, so I guess I'll find out soon. 

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  Reply # 309467 20-Mar-2010 23:33
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Damn why did you have to tell me about this... tempting.

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  Reply # 309470 20-Mar-2010 23:54
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Does anyone know if this suffers from the input lag (30ms-60ms) that the 2408WFP (albiet only certain revisions) does?



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  Reply # 309479 21-Mar-2010 07:55
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All LCDs do have lag to some extent. There are cheaper (TN) displays you can find if lag is your primary concern, however this does have a "game" mode which bypasses some of the internal processing to reduce lag. Checkout the TFTCentral review for exact timings.



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  Reply # 309481 21-Mar-2010 08:14
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Looking good, status is now 'Manufacturing Build Complete', with an EDD of 26 March...

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  Reply # 309571 21-Mar-2010 18:24
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dontpanic42: Does anyone know if this suffers from the input lag (30ms-60ms) that the 2408WFP (albiet only certain revisions) does?


It's much better than the 2408WFP, also there is a "Game Mode" which makes response time even lower.  TN panel LCD's will have lower response but worse colors/visual quality.  The U2410 uses an IPS panel.



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http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2410.htm

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  Reply # 309572 21-Mar-2010 18:30
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I independently spotted this deal too, and ordered immediately as I had been following the price of this monitor. 

I spoke with the dell sales person, and they were surprised too since the price is also below the aussie price. 

Was going to get the sound bar too, but , i think i'll wait and see first. 

If anyone needs a new monitor soon, get this, it is supposed to be a great monitor. 

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  Reply # 309636 21-Mar-2010 21:24
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I bought one too. I'm weak...

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  Reply # 309681 22-Mar-2010 00:01
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hmm i'm thinking - there should be a 'super good deals' forum! not for every little discount to be displayed but the real good deals :)

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  Reply # 309761 22-Mar-2010 12:02
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I am definitly going to buy it, once convinced the wife...

But but but I just got a nice Dual 19" settup at home for causual codeing...

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  Reply # 309766 22-Mar-2010 12:06
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You defiantly need this bigger one...

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  Reply # 309779 22-Mar-2010 12:47
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Well, at work we get either two 17" or a 22". I chose a 22" which is sometimes a pain to work with, and I think will be better off with dual 17", but the problem is that 17" looks too much last century to me.

Once I got a 24" or dual 24" setup at home, I am afraid I am going to refuse go to work.

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  Reply # 309906 22-Mar-2010 19:25
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I too was shocked by the price drop, having followed this monitor's price since October last year.

Can anyone explain why the U2410 is the price that it is today?

I was wondering if there is an imminent release of the U2711 into New Zealand, or perhaps a 3D capable monitor or two in the old price bracket.  What gives and should I really be holding off for the next advance in technology?

Too many questions ... .

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