I just bought this. Got it via corporate premier account for $599 on day 1 of release. Typically such a low price on a premier account means the $800 msrp is significant markup, so sale prices will be frequent, if not hit a regular price of $700 within a year.
This is the only 27" 1440p on the market with a pixel perfect guarantee, besides Dell's U2711 and the overlord monitors, but overlords are only 1 year warranties. For $50 extra you can get a 5 year warranty from dell on a U2713HM, instead of 3 years. I woulda bought the asus PB278Q, but their warranty is the same standard pixel warranty as the rest (which sucks!). Dell will exchange a U2713HM with just 1 stuck or bright pixel for the full warranty duration!
The monitor now has a semi-glossy display (very thin anti-glare coating - same as the Samsung IPS screens) unlike the U2711's super ugly thick matte coating.
Here is a very professional review. http://pcmonitors.org/reviews/dell-u2713hm The negatives about the monitor are in the last few paragraphs/summary. For the gaming crowd: There is ghosting, but 25% to 50% less than what existed on the U2711, and many people found the U2711 to be completely satisfactory for gaming.
Also, if you're holding out for a true 120hz 2560x1440 monitor. Don't bother. LG discontinued manufacturing the displays after they made enough to meet 3D TV/monitor market needs, and those are all 1080p. LG is now working on a new technology screen which isn't going to be out for well over a year.
Last edited by Pec; 09-21-2012 at 09:45 AM..
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