Published on 6th February 2009 by
Originally Posted by wuyanxu
so for a TN panel, if it's spec says 5ms, that means there's no overdrive??
Originally Posted by Jenny_Y8SWell I've just ordered a Dell 2408WFP, it has terrible output lag :(
It won't be delivered until Monday.
(Did you see what I did there?)
Originally Posted by LoopyJuiceI bought one of these a good few months ago thinking that given its the 3rd or 4th encarnation of Dell's 24" line it would be nigh on perfect...
It lasted 5 minutes out of the box until it was put back in, sealed up and sent straight back to where it came from.
It seems i've just been incredibly lucky with TFT's and in the past had the three screens with the lowest in/output lag in existance (finally landing on my 30" Dell which I *was* going to replace with the 2408).
I noticed the lag just on the cursor on the desktop and games were unplayable for me on it - it gave me a totally detached feeling from anything I was doing with the mouse and was horrible.
I even looked for a new 30" that didn't fall foul to the issue but the newest 30" models all seem to have more inputs and more image processing gubbins to introduce delays, as far as i'm concerned, TFT's havn't moved forward since the 3007WFP that is god knows how many years old now!
Originally Posted by LoopyJuice TFT's havn't moved forward since the 3007WFP that is god knows how many years old now!
Originally Posted by LoopyJuiceIt lasted 5 minutes out of the box until it was put back in, sealed up and sent straight back to where it came from.
Originally Posted by Tim SThe 3008 has other issues and I'd stay away from it personally... if you're after a very colour accurate monitor, the NEC 3090WQXi is streets ahead of everything else out there. Yes, it's almost double the price of a 3007, but it makes that look sludgy side by side.
Originally Posted by PookeyheadAs the model No. denotes the date of release, that will be 2 years then :)
Jesus.. is it that bad on new screens? Seriously, I can't detect anything here and mine's supposed to be one of the worst contenders for input lag.
I'm worried about upgrading now.
IS this just a problem only with PVA screens, or would the Dell 3008 also suffer? As far as I know, it's a IPS screen. I wanted to upgrade to IPS for colour reasons, and viewing angle reasons, but if lag on new monitors is so bad you can't bear to use the mouse in Windows they wouldn't be saleable.
Originally Posted by Jenny_Y8SI doubt input lag would both me in the slightest, I have two 20" 2001FP Dell's and the 24" will look great sitting between them. Yes I game, but not to any great degree (or standard!).
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