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Before you consider buying any other monitor, check this out... It is amazing.
on 2 August 2014
Now I like a decent monitor, and I thought I had a good one, before I brought the Asus MX299Q.
I brought this monitor for work and play. Also for the films, it is perfect for watching films on... But that is not what blew me away, and I am still in awe of this monitor for one reason. The clarity, it is just amazing, the white is bright, all over the screen, no dark edges a really nice bright screen, that you will be able to see, even in bright sun light.
ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) : 80000000:1
I was going to buy the much cheaper LG monitor, however paying the extra £70 was more than worth it, I would recommend it to anyone, due to one major difference, ok two... Not only does the Asus monitor look really nice to the eye, it is a beautiful bit of technology, it also has one major difference, that sets this monitor apart from the rest. The higher contrast ratio, is what makes this monitor a step up from the rest.
Compare this to the LG's ratio of 5000000:1, and you will see the difference.
So spend that extra bit of cash, and enjoy films like never before. Remember it is like having a 32" screen, but with the better definition on the colours and the brightness, you will enjoy home movies like never before.
I would also like to say Amazon was pretty good to, great delivery.
I would like to add I have not had much trouble with the stand, like other people have commented on, it is very stable, if you tighten it up with a screw driver, and not just by hand, it makes all the difference.
The touch buttons take a bit of getting used to, however once you do, you will be enjoying the monitor to the full.
I would also recommend not using the RGB setting, you can see so much difference, using the in built modes. The gaming mode brings the screen to life, enriches the colours, giving games more of a feeling when you are playing them.
This screen is very useful for first person shooters!
Also the movie mode is great for watching full HD movies with, it changes the colour again, to give you the feeling you are truly at the cinema. A very nice touch indeed.
But do not take my word for it, go get one yourself, you will not regret it at all.