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A 27-inch 2560×1440 display with a high-quality panel can set you back almost $1000. It doesn’t have to, though: The QNIX QX2710 can be found on eBay from South Korea for a fraction of that price, at around $320-$350. What sort of screen do you get for that money? Let’s find out.

Introduction

The full model name of this South Korean monitor is QX2710LED Evolution II SE. The no-name brand company is a bit of a ghost, but they do use 27-inch Samsung-made WQHD PLS panels in their products. Very briefly, let’s go over some of the QX2710’s key features: it accepts Dual-link DVI input, has a viewing angle of 178 degrees, consumes 45W while operational and 0.5W in standby. It also boasts a contrast ratio of 1000:1, brightness of 300cd/m2, a 6 millisecond response time, and a native 60Hz refresh rate, although it can be overclocked to support 120Hz.

The Competition

To understand just how cheap the QX2710 is, let’s look at some of the top-selling 27-inch monitors you can find on Amazon today. All have the same panel size, and all support the same 2560×1440 resolution.

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The Apple Thunderbolt Display MC914LL/B has an LED-backlit IPS panel, comes with 3 USB 2.0 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a FireWire 800 port, and a Thunderbolt port, too. It costs $950.

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The Dell UltraSharp U2713H boasts “stunning color performance” as well as a host of ports (USB 3.0, DisplayPort 1.2, mini-DisplayPort, DVI-DL, HDMI). It can be had for $799.

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Finally, the CROSSOVER 27QW seems like an exact duplicate of the very screen I am reviewing. Just like the QNIX QX2710, the Crossover ships from South Korea by Fedex or EMS, doesn’t have any fancy ports, and accepts Dual-link DVI. It costs $314, and mainly serves to show that there’s nothing special about the QNIX QX2710 specifically. This is just a review of a generic inexpensive South Korean monitor that can be had under many different names and brands for similar prices.

What You Get

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You get pixels. Lots and lots of pixels. But before we get to those, let’s talk about packaging and exterior trim.

The monitor came well-packed, in two nested boxes. It made the trip from South Korea and arrived unscathed, with even the inner retail box looking in good condition. In the box, I found the monitor itself, as well as a power cable, a Dual-link DVI cable (which later proved instrumental), and an audio cable for the screen’s tiny 5W built-in speakers.

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These buttons work, but don’t expect an on-screen display to show you what you’re doing.

Trim is where the monitor’s price really shows: It feels like a high-quality display panel crammed into the absolute cheapest plastic casing that could be made. It’s not just a matter of taste, but has practical ramifications, too. The monitor comes with VESA mounting holes, but it also comes with a protruding plastic stem that plugs into an included base.

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That’s what the stem looks like, removed from the monitor

If you want to mount the monitor using the VESA holes, you’re not going to want that stem peeking out the bottom. Unfortunately, removing that stem is a comical ordeal. You have to unscrew the front panel, pop it off the monitor (yes, really), then release the latches holding the display panel in place, and finally, unscrew the mounting stem from inside. Needless to say, any sort of warrant you had on the screen would be null and void by the time you’re done with this. Still, I went ahead and did this, capturing most of the exciting process on video as you can see above. I didn’t break the screen, thank you for asking.

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Mounting the screen served to remind me again of its cheap quality: The VESA mounting holes are so shallow, the screws that came with my LX Dual monitor arm from Ergotron wouldn’t fit all the way in. Even screwed in as much as they’d go, so much thread remained outside of the hole, that the screen was shaky. I solved this by using nuts as thick washers.

Display Quality

With the stem removed and the monitor securely mounted on my workstation, it was time to plug it in. This is where I discovered one of the pitfalls of a Dual-DVI link: It is very sensitive to noise. I first tried connecting the monitor to my computer using a 10-meter cable (due to the structure of my workstation, I wanted a long cable). This resulted in lots of noise and image artifacts on the monitor, making it basically unusable.

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I then switched to a shorter cable (Dual-link DVI as well, of course), and the issue became even worse: It was so bad, no image displayed on the screen, but only geometric color patterns strangely reminiscent of modern art. Fun, but not so useful.

The Dual-link DVI cable that came with the monitor saved the day: I plugged it into my monitor and my GeForce 660’s Dual-link DVI port, turned the screen on, and presto. I got a crystal-clear, sharp view of my desktop at 2560×1440. It was a glorious moment.

Here is what truly matters: This display is very, very good. Colors pop; the screen is fast and responsive. Everything is pin-sharp, and there’s more than room enough for two or three windows on the screen at any given time.

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Watching movies on the QNIX QX2710 is an immersive experience. Color reproduction is very good, blacks are indeed black, and nothing feels overly blown out. Text is smooth and crisp, and images show graduated tones I hadn’t noticed on a previous monitor.

The Verdict

Yes, getting it to work was an adventure, but in the end, what I am left with is a killer 27-inch monitor that cost far less than anything I would get locally. When you buy a monitor like this, you know there are going to be some trade-offs. Fortunately, all of the trade-offs with the QNIX were in getting it to work. Mounted and plugged in, this monitor feels like a killer bargain.

Our verdict of the QNIX QX2710 27-inch Monitor:
MakeUseOf recommends: Buy it.
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The Winner

Congratulations, Matthew Greenblatt! You would have received an email from jackson@makeuseof.com. Please respond before May 23 to claim your prize. Enquires beyond this date will not be entertained.

Send your products to be reviewed. Contact Jackson Chung for further details.

  1. Morrison
    May 17, 2014 at 7:12 am

    Never bought at a store. Haven't had any problems with online buying of displays before.

  2. Le T
    May 17, 2014 at 6:26 am

    Yes I will !

  3. Luke Wojick
    May 17, 2014 at 3:58 am

    I tend to window shop the models in a store for display and size comparison, but I prefer to buy online as the deals are usually better unless it's Black Friday.

  4. Ei L
    May 16, 2014 at 10:49 pm

    I'd go to a store...I like to see it first!

  5. lisa mazola
    May 16, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    either online or store

  6. cong
    May 16, 2014 at 9:30 pm

    GO online!

  7. Opal B
    May 16, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Online is fine.

  8. William C.
    May 16, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    no preference

  9. Lusia M.
    May 16, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    either online or store is okay!

  10. Angela C
    May 16, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    I like the convenience of buying online but my decision would be determined by getting the best deal.

  11. Anna Marie M.
    May 16, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    I would still prefer to visit a store to see and test the product personally.

  12. AlSam
    May 16, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    I do both....check the monitor in-store and then go online to check for prices.

  13. Steve Reddington
    May 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    If I am spending cash, I wanna go to brick and mortar store.

  14. Dorothy H
    May 16, 2014 at 11:22 am

    I prefer to visit a store to see it perform.

  15. Ariel C
    May 16, 2014 at 6:05 am

    still prefer to visit in-store!

  16. Dragan Djogovich
    May 16, 2014 at 5:41 am

    would love to win this prize

  17. Stephen D
    May 16, 2014 at 2:53 am

    I would buy where the best deal was.

  18. Donna K
    May 16, 2014 at 1:40 am

    either one

  19. Rose H
    May 16, 2014 at 1:14 am

    online is just fine with me.

  20. Darrell Bowman
    May 16, 2014 at 1:06 am

    I typically buy online.

  21. Casey W
    May 15, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    I am open to either purchase option... I would prefer to buy in a store as I would be able to see the product ... yet there are so many great businesses online with excellent customer service, that I am good with ordering many products, including monitors, online.

  22. JTT
    May 15, 2014 at 10:41 am

    I'll visit a store and check online to get the best deal/s.

  23. Bec D
    May 15, 2014 at 12:54 am

    online

  24. Anne
    May 14, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    I've bought all my electronics on line...Amazon and Ebay can't be beat because they stand behind every sale. I once bought a laptop from Amazon right before Christmas, and the Post Office said they delivered it (probably to the wrong house) and Amazon made the seller send me another one!

  25. donna makayak
    May 14, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    I prefer to go to a store.

  26. Jeanette Jackson
    May 14, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    I prefer to buy in the store.

  27. Isaac C
    May 14, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    online

  28. Karen H
    May 14, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    I have no problem with buying electronics online

  29. allies
    May 14, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    I prefer to go to the store.

  30. Tamas
    May 14, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    I only buy second-hand monitors, either on the internet or in a store.

  31. valerie darsigny
    May 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    both, I am looking for the lowest price :D

  32. Brigitte B
    May 14, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    I would buy it online but I would visit stores first so I could see it up close before buying it online.

  33. Leon G
    May 14, 2014 at 9:36 am

    I would rather buy it online.

  34. Virginia R
    May 14, 2014 at 6:31 am

    Online is easier.

  35. Jimmy Arcade
    May 14, 2014 at 6:30 am

    I would visit a store, check out the options in person and the look to buy online.

  36. Nena Sinclair
    May 14, 2014 at 6:17 am

    Most electronics I prefer to buy at a physical store, but I would buy a product online after reading a great review like yours!

  37. Penni S
    May 14, 2014 at 3:21 am

    Prefer to see it in store

  38. Eric G.
    May 14, 2014 at 2:29 am

    Online seems to be the way to go these days!

  39. Ken H
    May 14, 2014 at 2:27 am

    I prefer stores where I can look and feel what I might buy.

  40. Caralyn Rubli
    May 14, 2014 at 1:35 am

    Store

  41. Cesar
    May 14, 2014 at 1:00 am

    Online all the way!

  42. Jayne O
    May 14, 2014 at 12:16 am

    would have to see so would buy in store

  43. David Yang
    May 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    I would buy it online.

  44. Jayesh Iyer
    May 13, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    I would buy the monitor online. There are many user reviews that I can read up on and make a decision while in a store, the person helping me has one main goal - "Make a Sale".

  45. denise low
    May 13, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    I like to buy online most of the time.

  46. Danielle
    May 13, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    I have no preference. If it is the right model, I would go to a store or online

  47. Lester
    May 13, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    store

  48. ray
    May 13, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    store

  49. Roberta Carrington
    May 13, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    I prefer buying in store, but would definitely buy this online after watching your review! Thanks a bunch!

  50. Boet
    May 13, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Knowing details like what port are on it and how it looks in person are too important to trust an online store.

  51. Pete
    May 13, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Online

  52. Kelly Colby
    May 13, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Either one

  53. edward goldstein
    May 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    definitely online

  54. Rozlind Anderson-Pringle
    May 13, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    I prefer the store.

  55. ed goldstein
    May 13, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    it's not working.

  56. Tina F
    May 13, 2014 at 3:38 am

    I prefer to visit the store and buy

  57. Kathie Lanham
    May 13, 2014 at 12:27 am

    yes I would buy online

  58. Michael Perkins
    May 12, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    I bought my last one online, no problems

  59. djw
    May 12, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    online

  60. Alexander
    May 12, 2014 at 6:18 am

    online

  61. Ashlea
    May 12, 2014 at 2:42 am

    Online

  62. Rochelle
    May 12, 2014 at 12:54 am

    I would buy online. The only hassle is returns if a product is faulty. It is easier to go to a store for a return.

  63. Jay
    May 11, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    I would visit a store

  64. Chona Gomba
    May 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    I still prefer buying in a store but if I find a good offer online maybe I'll give it a try :)

  65. Bogdan Popa
    May 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Online because is much simpler and I don't need to see it. That's why guys like you make reviews.

  66. Zaid M
    May 11, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    Visiting a store helps you to interact with the staff and ask him the pros and cons and reviews of other customers
    but online store has a large number of options to choose from

    i would prefer to check things online and go the local store and buy it

  67. Tava H
    May 11, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Online - depending on the shipping options!

  68. Aaron B
    May 11, 2014 at 4:14 am

    I buy most electronics online since brick and mortar stores prices are so much higher much of the time.

  69. Wanda B
    May 10, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    I still prefer shopping in a store.

  70. Pamela Wilson
    May 10, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    buying online is the way to go now

  71. Jill B
    May 10, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    online is fine

  72. Jasper John S. Cecilio
    May 10, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Visit my favorite store :)

  73. Souvik Chandra
    May 10, 2014 at 2:32 am

    I'd prefer to visit a store

  74. Jonathan S
    May 10, 2014 at 12:50 am

    No issues at all buying online after extensive research...

  75. Justin
    May 9, 2014 at 11:01 pm

    Online of course

  76. tom
    May 9, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    online

  77. Nasrin Azizi
    May 9, 2014 at 8:34 am

    I would definitely buy my next monitor online!!

  78. Joe
    May 9, 2014 at 5:24 am

    Yes I would buy my next monitor online. I just did. It was a refurb 27 inch 1080P under $200 and works great. I just read the reviews *very* carefully before doing so.

  79. Mark P.
    May 9, 2014 at 5:18 am

    I still prefer to buy it on the store since I get to check everything before I actually buy it.

  80. Hoang
    May 9, 2014 at 4:15 am

    If the store has good reputation then I'll try to buy online.

  81. Rodel S. Mercurio
    May 9, 2014 at 2:14 am

    I prefer to visit a store to buy anything.

  82. John Clegg
    May 8, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    Have no problem buying Monitors Online.

  83. Darryl
    May 8, 2014 at 10:07 pm

    I buy online.

  84. piet bergen
    May 8, 2014 at 8:26 pm

    in store

  85. Sandra
    May 8, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    I prefer to visit a store

  86. Ryan
    May 8, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    I do high research online, and then i prefer to go to the store, and see how it is in real , to see if it suits my needs.

  87. Charlie
    May 8, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    I would buy it online but try to view it in a store first

  88. Steve G
    May 8, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    I buy most of my electronics online, so I will probably buy my next monitor online if I don't win this one ;)

  89. Jason kinnin
    May 8, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    looks awesome

  90. Brian K
    May 8, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    I buy everything online

  91. Alan
    May 8, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    I am totally comfortable buying monitors online as long as there are good reviews for it and a decent return policy.

  92. Dinah
    May 8, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    absolutely in store

  93. todd hochman
    May 8, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    in store

  94. Vc N
    May 8, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    There is a certain risk when buying unknown/import products online. It is possible to save a bundle but there is a big risk. I'd make sure to do my due diligence and check the seller, product, and return policies out first.

  95. Rory
    May 8, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Id buy online

  96. Kristy M.
    May 8, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Definitely prefer online

  97. Aaron
    May 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Nope!

  98. Kim J
    May 8, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Either

  99. Curtis L
    May 8, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    i'd buy online.

  100. Terry B
    May 8, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Prefer store (Staples) but I end up buying online most of the time for better prices or specific models not available locally.

  101. Joel
    May 8, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    I have no problem buying a monitor online! I just check out reviews.

  102. mysweetiepiepie
    May 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    I usually shop online.

  103. Todd S
    May 8, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    I would buy online, but there is nothing like actually seeing how the monitor looks in action before buying.

  104. Ahmed Yahia
    May 8, 2014 at 11:16 am

    NO, I would prefer to visit the store, it's more safe.

  105. Ari T
    May 8, 2014 at 11:09 am

    No problem buying it online

  106. Abdelrahman El-Feky
    May 8, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Visit store.

  107. Poignant T
    May 8, 2014 at 9:50 am

    in store

  108. John G
    May 8, 2014 at 9:50 am

    online

  109. Lillea
    May 8, 2014 at 9:11 am

    I would prefer to look in a store but online is likely what I'd have to do given that I don't live near to an electronics store.

  110. Robert John
    May 8, 2014 at 7:40 am

    I prefer buying online because it is easier.

  111. Matthew K.
    May 8, 2014 at 5:42 am

    I already buy my monitors online and will continue to do so.

  112. Jon D
    May 8, 2014 at 5:35 am

    Usually prices are better online.

  113. Robin Reid
    May 8, 2014 at 5:06 am

    Buy in store

  114. Brian Staulcup
    May 8, 2014 at 5:03 am

    i'm open to both

  115. Isaac Curtis
    May 8, 2014 at 4:38 am

    I would prefer to buy in a store. Being able to see and test the monitor is a huge bonus. But the prices online are unbeatable.

  116. Hal jenner
    May 8, 2014 at 3:57 am

    I would buy online as long as I get a good price

  117. Marlene V (Enelram)
    May 8, 2014 at 3:55 am

    in a store -- I like to see it and touch what I buy

  118. Toby
    May 8, 2014 at 2:58 am

    I buy most of my tech stuff online now. I haven't had a reason not to yet.

  119. Saad A
    May 8, 2014 at 2:10 am

    I would buy it.

  120. Mic B
    May 8, 2014 at 2:09 am

    Online works.

  121. Lori P
    May 8, 2014 at 2:05 am

    I'm open to either, depending on where the computer and/or specs I was looking for were available. I've ordered lots of peripherals and components online that weren't available locally, and have never had a problem, so I'd be comfortable buying a computer online.

  122. justin
    May 8, 2014 at 2:02 am

    online , because of the price .

  123. Tom S
    May 8, 2014 at 1:47 am

    I've bought most of my monitors online.

  124. Sergei
    May 8, 2014 at 1:45 am

    Online buying rocks.

  125. Mathis Keller
    May 8, 2014 at 1:11 am

    Online ofc :)

  126. Lane P.
    May 8, 2014 at 12:40 am

    Online,you can get way better prices.

  127. Caroline M
    May 8, 2014 at 12:40 am

    In the store

  128. Elizabeth Matthiesen
    May 8, 2014 at 12:20 am

    personally I prefer buying in a store where I can look at products and compare them.

  129. Sandi Tymchuk
    May 7, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    I prefer buying in store, but if the price is right, I'll reconsider.

  130. Stephen
    May 7, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    I would definitely go to a store because it gives me more options and I can go talk to professionals

  131. Jaek
    May 7, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    online

  132. donchristobal
    May 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    Prefer to buy at store.

  133. Suky K
    May 7, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    I prefer viewing the monitor in person & then buying it online.

  134. Mike Kozelka
    May 7, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    online works for me

  135. Darren S
    May 7, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    Always buy online.

  136. May
    May 7, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    I still like to visit a store and see it in person!

  137. Tim
    May 7, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    online is fine

  138. AdrianM
    May 7, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    Store

  139. matt
    May 7, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    a store

  140. Yul
    May 7, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    I'll try to buy locally to support the neighborhood electronics and computer stores

  141. Niraj K. yadav
    May 7, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    I use a stoe only if I am undecided about a particular product, and I want to compare how it actually feels when I use it. But I still make 90% of my purchases online as the prices are almost always unbeatable by Brick and Mortar stores.

  142. Janice L.
    May 7, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    I still love shopping in a store.

  143. Francesco Fiorino
    May 7, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    Of course I'll choose it online!

  144. Holly Slater
    May 7, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    I bought my current monitor online and would do so again.

  145. Andras K.
    May 7, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    buy online

  146. Endracion
    May 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    I don't think twice about buying online, though it's true that it's nice to see the monitor in person first.

  147. David N
    May 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Check in store for a demo model. Then purchase online.

  148. Phillip
    May 7, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    I still like going to the store cause I want to see it in person.

  149. Rafael Kireyev
    May 7, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    a store

  150. Roo
    May 7, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    I would buy online

  151. Robert Tunnah
    May 7, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    I'd go to the store for a look then pick out the best deal, which is usually online.

  152. Taylor L
    May 7, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    I would go to the store still...

  153. Catherine R
    May 7, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    I would definitely buy it online to save money.

  154. Rebecca P
    May 7, 2014 at 4:22 pm

    I'll go look at it in the store, then buy it online.

  155. Sonny H
    May 7, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    buy online :)

  156. Xenios K
    May 7, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    Online as always

  157. Darren
    May 7, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    I'd happily buy online rather than in a store

  158. Mike D
    May 7, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Absolutely, I almost always buy online.

  159. John Wilimczyk
    May 7, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    online

  160. Harish A
    May 7, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Yeah I'd love to compare a few monitors and read a few reviews and buy a monitor the way i probably trust more than shops :)

  161. Carla D
    May 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    I would look in stores at products to see if I can find something I like and then go home and find it online. You find way better deals online than you do in stores.

  162. Harish A
    May 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    Yup i need to buy a new monitor and i think online will be the best place!!

  163. Chris Osborne
    May 7, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Online is good for me

  164. harish
    May 7, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    the only thing i never bought online is a monitor and I'd love to get my next one from online!

  165. carmelo badalamenti
    May 7, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    for tech I always prefer ecommerce on real stores :)

  166. Kenson M
    May 7, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    I don't really have a preference, I like stores to be able to 'test' out the monitor, but then I usually order online for the lower prices.

  167. Shawn Stover
    May 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    online

  168. Alexandru S
    May 7, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    I still prefer visiting the store.

  169. Praveen
    May 7, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Online always.

  170. Ritchie Annand
    May 7, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Generally speaking, I would do either. It's not exactly a purchase I make all the time, though, and it just happens that the last few have been online, in part to get good deals on really big monitors, deals which seem to have dried up with the move to LED backlighting :)

  171. Catherine M
    May 7, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    My Hubby buys a lot of tech stuff online, however he does a lot of research first. He has had avery few bad experiences.

  172. Loren S
    May 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Online works for me

  173. Mario B.
    May 7, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    I prefer to purchase my next monitor online.

  174. Nabil Zammit
    May 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Online if it's worth it

  175. Lucian Cornea
    May 7, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    i rather buy online

  176. Joseph
    May 7, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    I'd still look to purchase from a store, first.

  177. sean c
    May 7, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    sometimes online sales are better

  178. Steve
    May 7, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Here in deepest France, only way to buy stuff like this is online

  179. Jason Weiss
    May 7, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    I prefer to go to a store

  180. Stephanie S
    May 7, 2014 at 4:22 am

    I have no issues with buying such items online because I have done so already! Sure, it's great to put your hands on a product and/or see. In case, it might be nice to see the clarity, etc. of the screen. This is probably not the best product review video you all have done. It took over 6 minutes for him to fiddle around getting that stem off. I also don't totally understand why he needed to do so. Guess I missed something in the review.

  181. Chris P
    May 6, 2014 at 10:55 pm

    sure I buy online all the time

  182. Jo-Anne Pfoh
    May 6, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    I am only getting one entry for my link instead of 5 my son just entered and i went from 14 to 15 but i should not have 14 i should have 12 + 5 , + 5 + 5 for my 3 referrals please advise thanks

  183. John Agwazim
    May 6, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    I will buy any place I find a better deal either online or from a store.

  184. Gord
    May 6, 2014 at 7:35 am

    I still prefer to shop at a store.

  185. Franz Iulian
    May 6, 2014 at 6:15 am

    online

  186. Meelis
    May 6, 2014 at 5:26 am

    I prefer visit a store.

  187. Anant S
    May 6, 2014 at 4:02 am

    store

  188. Kyle
    May 6, 2014 at 3:43 am

    I'd probably buy one from Costco.

  189. professandobey
    May 6, 2014 at 2:07 am

    Online for me

  190. Joseph Adu Lartey
    May 6, 2014 at 12:15 am

    online

  191. Mike
    May 5, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    I hate going to stores where you're pestered by some spotty faced oyk who thinks he knows what you want, but actually if you start asking technical questions has to go and look up every, single answer!
    Give me online, anyday!

  192. Jack
    May 5, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    In store.

  193. Heather Y.
    May 5, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    I still like to go to the store

  194. Ahmad Hasan
    May 5, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    I prefer to go to store to check it and compare it to others. The price and deals are something else...

  195. Daniel T
    May 5, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    Store

  196. Mahesh Kumar
    May 5, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    See and then buy it.

  197. Lynne B
    May 5, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    I like to be able to scout things out in store but would buy on line.

  198. Emh-el L
    May 5, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    It is more convenient if I get the monitor online :) Hope to win the giveaway :)

  199. Edward Davis
    May 5, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Brick and Mortar

  200. Radite P
    May 5, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    It is better to go to the store to buy, to make sure the monitor conditions, ranging from body to electrically monitor is functioning perfectly.

  201. David Smith
    May 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    I would buy it wherever it would be a good price. Sometimes stores have excellent sales that make it a better buy than online.

  202. Stian H
    May 5, 2014 at 7:53 am

    I prefer to visit stores to take a closer look at what I'm buying. But usually I just check out the product in the store and order it online because the price is usually better online ;)

  203. John Ruzbarsky
    May 5, 2014 at 6:45 am

    I tend to shop online.

  204. Kelly Rivett
    May 5, 2014 at 4:28 am

    If you can research it properly and get the warranty and a good returns policy then I am happy to buy online. But if not, physical store for sure.

  205. Noah
    May 5, 2014 at 2:56 am

    I would still buy mine in the store.

  206. Reed Marshall
    May 4, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    online

  207. sandra
    May 4, 2014 at 10:21 pm

    I would purchase online if the price is right

  208. Ken P
    May 4, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    online

  209. AlSam
    May 4, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    For monitors, I prefer visiting a store

  210. nikki robak
    May 4, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    I buy lots of products online and would have no problem buying a monitor online

  211. Michael W Evans
    May 4, 2014 at 5:55 pm

    online

  212. Victoria Ess
    May 4, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    I don't have a preference.

  213. Nathan H.
    May 4, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    I prefer to buy most things online if possible.

  214. Andrew G
    May 4, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    I'd happily buy online, though I would look at physical items before purchasing to help inform my choice.

  215. Wan Kher Thien
    May 4, 2014 at 11:50 am

    Prefer online

  216. George A
    May 4, 2014 at 10:48 am

    With advice like this, I wouldn't hesitate to buy online.

  217. George A
    May 4, 2014 at 10:47 am

    I've bought many things online and a monitor, properly researched, would be no different.

  218. Aravind S
    May 4, 2014 at 5:36 am

    I still prefer visiting a store

  219. Kantanon Wanitpisittana
    May 4, 2014 at 3:49 am

    I have been wanted a 27-inch monitor, but I still can get around with my Ipad to get my job done.

  220. Gaurav B
    May 4, 2014 at 3:25 am

    I still prefer to visit the store whenever buying any electronic item.

  221. Landis G
    May 4, 2014 at 3:13 am

    I buy monitors online but TV in store

  222. Robert Bennett
    May 4, 2014 at 12:34 am

    I generally buy online. Rarely in a real brick and mortar store.

  223. Jacob
    May 3, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    Probably in store still - I like to see things I am buying on big purchases

  224. Ronald C
    May 3, 2014 at 10:35 pm

    I would likely buy online. The traditional brick and mortar stores in my area have poor customer service and leave much to desire as far as selection.

  225. Florentin
    May 3, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    Aready buyed online, was a great promotion.

  226. Howard B
    May 3, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    I bought my last monitor at WalMart, and I paid way too much (around $300 for a 1680x1050 22" ProView). The next time, I'm either visiting my neighborhood used electronics store, or buying online.

  227. smartsreenath
    May 3, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    best monitor at this price...

  228. Denis K
    May 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    prefer to visit a store

  229. Carolyn D
    May 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    I would probably buy the next monitor online unless it costs more.

  230. Carrie Conrad
    May 3, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    I often buy online! Makes it so easy

  231. TawndaM
    May 3, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    well... since I got my current monitor online... that question comes a bit late for me... lol So, yes... I have no problem buying tech stuff online ;-)

  232. Jason Tran
    May 3, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    I'd prefer to buy monitors online so I can make sure it's the right one for me! :P If it doesn't look good I'm not buying it.

  233. Robin G
    May 3, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    I would buy online, if I read reviews about it first, and knew what I was buying was of good quality.

  234. Cathy H
    May 3, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    I would buy on line for a product that has received good reviews and from a place that gives good service and price on shipping

  235. Bellina Jacobs
    May 3, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    I would buy online, if the price is right.

  236. Stan
    May 3, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Wow...I want this

  237. D.r. W
    May 3, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Probably store, just don't like shipping something thats breakable.

  238. Gheorghe T
    May 3, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    I prefer the stores, my eyes can make the differences.

  239. Lloyd V
    May 3, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Online for the selection.

  240. Lee T
    May 3, 2014 at 8:51 am

    I like to check it out and compare at the store but if I can find the same thing online cheaper, I'll buy it online.

  241. Magnolia B
    May 3, 2014 at 7:04 am

    Online at the right price!

  242. Jo-anne P
    May 3, 2014 at 5:44 am

    i have had great success with online purchases and will continue to do so fab review thanks

  243. Peter H
    May 3, 2014 at 5:29 am

    Online purchase.

  244. Kelly N
    May 3, 2014 at 4:24 am

    probably if i find one at amazon...thanks

  245. Ron M
    May 3, 2014 at 4:01 am

    online sans sales tax

  246. Andrew
    May 3, 2014 at 2:48 am

    I expect to buy my next monitor online.

  247. Rebecca Z
    May 3, 2014 at 2:31 am

    I'd probably prefer to buy in a store.

  248. Amanda
    May 3, 2014 at 1:31 am

    I would prefer to visit a store

  249. Arie W
    May 3, 2014 at 1:12 am

    if available, i prefer to buy at the store

  250. pete
    May 3, 2014 at 12:08 am

    does anyone know what type of keyboard that is in the picture of the monitor? i know it is ergonomic but what manufacturer?
    A great review of the value QNIX QX2710 Monitor.

  251. Youssef B
    May 2, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    visit the store

  252. Rick
    May 2, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    I prefer to visit a store, that way I can see the quality first hand. Also, if I purchase it from the store, I can make sure that it is delivered to my residence safely.

  253. steven w
    May 2, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    I bought my current monitor online and will most likely buy my nest one online as well

  254. Dick
    May 2, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    As to whether I'd purchase a monitor online, I guess I'm one of the old fogies who'd prefer to see the monitor in the store before I made my final choice, even if I were to then buy it online.

  255. Richard
    May 2, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Totally online but it has to be after researching from a source I trust.

  256. Roberta
    May 2, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    I buy on-line, often much cheaper, but after I read good reviews.

  257. James Runkle
    May 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    There's something to be said for having somebody there who can answer questions about a product, but if the price is right I'll do my own research

  258. AleksandraH
    May 2, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    have no problem buying anything online

  259. John
    May 2, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    Whichever has the cheapest deal on the product I want.

  260. nitin hassija
    May 2, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    I would still prefer a store in order to get a demo, a first hand experience before actually purchasing it. Also, you never know..when you are in store..you might find something better.

  261. Pedro C
    May 2, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    sometimes a store is a good place to start

  262. Steven Klimasewski
    May 2, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    I prefer to buy online because I don't have the money for a monitor like this from a name brand but would gladly dish out 400 or so for a off brand like this one with roughly the same quality just some rougher edges.

  263. Paul Barnaby
    May 2, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    I like to see the monitor first, but then take what model I've found at local stores and buy it online somewhere.

  264. k p
    May 2, 2014 at 5:26 pm

    I'd go to the store and bring a knowledgeable person with me.

  265. isterico89
    May 2, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Online. Depends on delivery charge.

  266. peppe
    May 2, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    I still prefer the store to try it before buy it

  267. Sampath
    May 2, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    I would still go for Real Store not online

  268. Dave W
    May 2, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Online.

  269. John K
    May 2, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    I'm trusting On-Line a lot these days.

  270. L P
    May 2, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    would prefer the store purchase. then again, if online has a better price, would go see it at the store and then purchase online. thanks

  271. Daniel G
    May 2, 2014 at 3:10 pm

    I think that is available in a phisical store i would search for it

  272. ClaudeM
    May 2, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Online is fine, depends on delivery charge.

  273. Jason N
    May 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Stores? Are those things still around? (Just kidding - mostly.)
    As far as I'm concerned every store address has a .com in it.

    Also - I really, really want this monitor. I've been eyeing it for about 3 months but can't spend the money on it right now. But it is drool-worthy, and I really need this.

  274. Suvadeep P
    May 2, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    If I don't get a good deal and the product I am looking for is not available online then its better to visit a physical store.

  275. Zaid K
    May 2, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    nice article

  276. Simone M
    May 2, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    sometimes a physical store is very useful

  277. Wayne M
    May 2, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    I go to the store first and then I try to find the best price.

  278. Kevin Densmore
    May 2, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Visual aspects and caught my eye. I want to win the man standing next to it. Woof!

  279. Lisa B
    May 2, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    I would buy a monitor online, i have done it before with success.

  280. Paul V
    May 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Online

  281. Natalie
    May 2, 2014 at 11:55 am

    I would still prefer to visit the store because I can get a close up view of the product. Then I will buy it online.

  282. Niall
    May 2, 2014 at 11:53 am

    The style of this monitor is a lot better than a lot of similar monitors I've seen on eBay. I guess as they're all pretty much the same panels, the decision-makers are aesthetics and packaging.

  283. Jono M
    May 2, 2014 at 11:47 am

    i buy most tech online...its cheaper

  284. Athena
    May 2, 2014 at 11:02 am

    I think online is fine anymore

  285. Thomas Vase Jensen
    May 2, 2014 at 10:49 am

    If i have any doubt about performance figures or design / quality, i will go to a store otherwise i will order it online.

  286. Anonymous
    May 2, 2014 at 10:37 am

    On line

  287. Igor Soliar
    May 2, 2014 at 10:13 am

    I’d still visit a store.

  288. Beh H
    May 2, 2014 at 9:45 am

    I still prefer to go to a store

  289. Mark Hansen
    May 2, 2014 at 9:31 am

    I prefer to shop online simply for the hands down the best selection. And with proper research, you can get a pretty accurate idea of quality too.
    I bought my current screen online, and been living happily with it for 5-6 years, although it's getting time to upgrade from the more uncommon 1280x1024 non-widescreen.

  290. Michal
    May 2, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Don't mind buying on-line.

  291. Mishaal F
    May 2, 2014 at 8:56 am

    i think i'll prefer to visit store to see it before buying it

  292. thiagu mohan
    May 2, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Visit a store and try with different inputs.

  293. Ben R
    May 2, 2014 at 8:08 am

    I think that I would go to some stores, look for the desired model and then i will search it online to buy it cheaper

  294. Johnna Rhodus
    May 2, 2014 at 7:53 am

    It just depends what I feel like at the time. I'd buy in store or online,it doesn't really matter to me.

  295. Sean
    May 2, 2014 at 7:46 am

    I'd still visit a store.

  296. Vic L
    May 2, 2014 at 7:42 am

    Either of the two, but most of the time. I much prefer online because of my working schedules.

  297. Mehul B
    May 2, 2014 at 7:30 am

    I would first go to a store to check everything and then buy it online at cheaper price ;)

  298. Jonathan S
    May 2, 2014 at 7:17 am

    Online has only advantages: more choice, mostly cheaper prices and less stress.

  299. Mai T
    May 2, 2014 at 7:17 am

    I'd preferably visit a store.

  300. Joses L
    May 2, 2014 at 7:01 am

    It depends, but most likely I would buy it online if shipping wasn't such a big hassle.

  301. Kim Tee
    May 2, 2014 at 6:43 am

    I prefer seeing a monitor in the shop before buying,

  302. Prabhath
    May 2, 2014 at 5:47 am

    I would visit a store to purchase, not on-line.
    Thank you for the great contests!

  303. Jim Wood
    May 2, 2014 at 5:34 am

    If it doesn't break in shipping yea!

  304. John Vincent Pedregoza
    May 2, 2014 at 5:09 am

    I prefer to visit a store, to make sure that the product is working and has no defects, but then if it's cheaper, why not online?

  305. Peter V
    May 2, 2014 at 4:55 am

    I'd much prefer to buy my next monitor, or any electronics, really, online. I always find the best prices online. Plus, whenever I make a significant purchase, I get all my info online before I buy, and I constantly find that in-store sales people lack the knowledge to answer my questions, especially at the big chain stores, where you might find competitive prices. The only thing physical stores have going for them is instant gratification, but as an adult, I can stand to wait a little while for my new toy.

  306. Carol O
    May 2, 2014 at 4:08 am

    I would visit a store to purchase, not on-line. Thank you for the great contests!!

  307. Robert
    May 2, 2014 at 3:55 am

    That video was painful to watch.
    Why on earth would you not have a blanket or large towel on that hard
    work surface whilst you flipped it to and fro...

    /ouch

  308. MikeB
    May 2, 2014 at 3:47 am

    I have purchased several online.

  309. Kim M
    May 2, 2014 at 3:25 am

    I do most of my buying online after a read many reviews.

  310. Aden
    May 2, 2014 at 2:06 am

    I just bought a monitor for work online and would not hesitate to do so again.

  311. JeffC
    May 2, 2014 at 1:51 am

    I find what meets my needs by researching online. Then find the best deal on that product either online or in stores.

  312. Godel
    May 2, 2014 at 12:45 am

    I think you should have provided more information about the I/O ports.

    From eBay, it has stereo audio out (RCA), HDMI, a dual DVI, a VGA and a power input.

  313. SS
    May 2, 2014 at 12:21 am

    retail store since it is hard to determine intangibles on line

  314. ben m
    May 2, 2014 at 12:18 am

    buying from a store has it's benefits, but thesedays, if you can get enough relevant info online, such as reviews, instructions, and pictures, i'd be happy to do an online purchase...

  315. Joe
    May 1, 2014 at 11:50 pm

    I'm comfortable buying a monitor online.

  316. Dale M
    May 1, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    I would buy online like I have before.

  317. Suresh K. Volam
    May 1, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    I would prefer to buy online.

  318. Uriel Lemes
    May 1, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    I'd buy a gaming monitor online because of the amenity of your own home, and it facilitates my life, like doing other things like playing videogames while you wait for the monitor.

  319. Daniel M
    May 1, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    well stores around here usually only have low end models, so probably online

  320. Bryan
    May 1, 2014 at 11:16 pm

    I always buy my monitors online and will continue to do so

  321. Thomas S
    May 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Online.

  322. Larry
    May 1, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    Decisions, decisions. I would consider online after visiting all the local stores.

  323. Jim Alix
    May 1, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    Would buy online if it was a manufacturer/company I trusted.

  324. jason
    May 1, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    Cheaper online, but you can actually see them in the store. I'd go see it in the store, and then order it online.

  325. effe
    May 1, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    I definitely go to store

  326. Kristi B
    May 1, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    I buy online most of the time. It's cheaper.

  327. Julian
    May 1, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    Yes! I am considering buying a monitor online and specifically one of these 1440p monitors though not sure about the need to upgrade my desktop computer first.

  328. Jarred S
    May 1, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    I bought my current monitor online and will most likely buy my next one online as well, as the best deals are almost always found online for electronics

  329. Terry M
    May 1, 2014 at 9:54 pm

    Online because you can usually get better deals.

  330. RB
    May 1, 2014 at 8:53 pm

    For those looking for 1440p monitors give monoprice a try. I haven't personally bought one but I was close to buying one from Monoprice mainly because of the warranty you get. Just make sure what warranty Monoprice offers for the specific 1440p monitor.

  331. Mesut Yaver
    May 1, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    I'm gonna visit a store.

  332. Gudjon
    May 1, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Online

  333. Rob M
    May 1, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    I go to the stores and find what I want. That way I can get a feel for what I am getting. Then I hit the net to find it at the best price.

  334. Wei Lian L
    May 1, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    Still prefer the store as I can review the monitor before buying

  335. Andrei A
    May 1, 2014 at 8:03 pm

    all my monitors are bought online

  336. Tom Crepeau
    May 1, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    While I need to see the monitor, where I get it can well be the internet. But, if I'm in a store to see the monitor, chances are I'll buy it there unless I already know it costs SUBSTANTIALLY less to get it on-line.

  337. Cliff
    May 1, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    online

  338. Antonio R
    May 1, 2014 at 7:26 pm

    I will buy it online

  339. Todd H
    May 1, 2014 at 7:26 pm

    I've actually gotten most all of my monitors online. Mostly Dell and Asus so, I haven't had much of an issue with warranties and such.

  340. JHub
    May 1, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    I've ordered all my monitors online for at least a decade+.

  341. Travis Faulkner
    May 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    I've bought my last two monitors online

  342. Todd
    May 1, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    I'm old-school - still like going to the store to have someplace to go when things go south...

  343. dawn weger
    May 1, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    i have purchased online and probably would again. i do like to put my hands on something that can cost more than a couple hundred $ but theres nothing much around here besides walmart

  344. Adrian
    May 1, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Buying online next

  345. Jorge P
    May 1, 2014 at 6:36 pm

    If the reviews are good, the price is good and the specs match my needs, yes I would.

  346. Josef Reith
    May 1, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    been buying through net for over ten years cheaper unless there is a sale on

  347. John
    May 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    I'd definitely buy my next monitor online as the various e-shops offer better prices than the reatil stores here...

  348. Oleksandr O
    May 1, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    I prefer to buy online.

  349. FFabian
    May 1, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    Nope, I'm buying all of my stuff online.

  350. Alex K
    May 1, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    I would go to a store to see what the monitor looks like in-person and then purchase online as it will usually be cheaper there.

  351. Joel G
    May 1, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    I prefer to visit the store and get the feeling for my next TV, but once I know which one I want, I'll go online and see if I can find it cheaper, if so I'll buy it online.

  352. Bill
    May 1, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    I've bought most of my monitors online. Right now I am using a 22-Inch 120 Hz 3D-Ready Monitor that I bought online. Super fast refresh rate also requires dual-dvi.

  353. William Peckham
    May 1, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    I would prefer to purchase locally, but after looking at the local price and quality, that is no longer an option. Online is the only place to get what I want.

  354. Min Xuan X
    May 1, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    I have never bought standalone monitors before, so I don't know much about buying monitors online. It kind of depends largely on the price, so I'll see for myself to decide.

  355. Fritz G
    May 1, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    I always buy my monitors online; there is no real selection where I live, and prices are too high for what is available.

  356. Jitendra A
    May 1, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    Visit a store to check closely but buy online as i will get better deal ;)

  357. Elizabeth K
    May 1, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    After checking out reviews and researching I would definitely buy online

  358. Creslan Williams
    May 1, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    I prefer walking into a store and leaving with the item

  359. Tony
    May 1, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    I'd still prefer to see and touch the monitor first...

  360. Tom Ozminkowski
    May 1, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    I would have no problem buying a monitor on-line. The only store near me that would carry something like this would be Best Buy, and I try not to buy from them if possible.

  361. Ryan W
    May 1, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    If the return policy doesn't double-charge shipping, I will risk online purchasing.

  362. MarkTGT
    May 1, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Depends on the return policy and who pays return shipping.

  363. Bob Pianka
    May 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    I have bought monitors online before, and would do so again.

  364. aakash sharma
    May 1, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    A 27-inch 2560×1440 display with a high-quality panel

    it's display quality too clear and sharp ! hope my luck works and getting a chance to win these amazing STUFF

    JUST HOPING FOR BEST !!

    I REALLY IN LOVE WITH IT

  365. Rick McClenthen
    May 1, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    I would buy it online only after being able to see a working model in a store.

  366. DanQ
    May 1, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    The last TV/Monitor I purchased was on line. (Hanspree) and I have been very happy with it. I would definitely do it again.

  367. Scott M
    May 1, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    I buy where the deal is. Online is just fine.

  368. Alfred Chan
    May 1, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Still prefer visit a store, can touch and feel it before buy it. :)

  369. Tex
    May 1, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Ideally view in store but online deals often much better. This is a case in point; the saving is substantial. Reviews, such as this one, give guidance and advice. Really, these days, there is no need to visit bricks & mortar.

  370. Paul T
    May 1, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    Online because it's much easily!

  371. Scot Snyder
    May 1, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    I would - and have - bought monitors on-line

  372. Flatlinebb
    May 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    I'm OK with buying online, the prices are usually better.

  373. Devesh Prabhu
    May 1, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    I still prefer to visit a store.

  374. junior gorg
    May 1, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    I prefer a store if the price is right. I will, and have, bought online.

  375. Larry
    May 1, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Store.

  376. Tony Hatton
    May 1, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    I like to check out what features are available for monitors and how they perform. The only way to do that is in a store. That said if I don't like the price I may look online. Also I am far more likely to get more features from online as where I live the availability is limited to what the store wants to sell

  377. Bruce
    May 1, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    I wouldn't object to buying a monitor online, as long as the price and quality are comparable.

  378. Jason
    May 1, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    I have bought online before and would continue to do so

  379. Doc
    May 1, 2014 at 2:55 pm

    I prefer a store. Just call me old school...

  380. BrianP
    May 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Always buy online

  381. Chris Coppenbarger
    May 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Probably online.

  382. Anthony R
    May 1, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    Online

  383. josh
    May 1, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    No problem buying online here, although I check many reviews before doing so.

  384. Ryan C
    May 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    I have bought many monitors online. I haven't bought one in a store for years now.

  385. Debbie Bashford
    May 1, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Most definitely, I buy almost everything online now, just waiting for the day that I can do all my grocery shopping online

  386. Anthony
    May 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    If the warranty was right I would certainly consider buying online - having reviews of the exact model being sold always helps!

  387. Richard Bonifacio
    May 1, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Buy online.

  388. Cora R
    May 1, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    I like to buy monitors from a store so I can see it in action, but I will find one that I like and see if I can get a better price online for that model.

  389. Joe P
    May 1, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    online is fine

  390. Kelly M
    May 1, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    I would have no problem buying a monitor online.

  391. Tate S
    May 1, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    It still depends on what I need...

  392. Leoner G
    May 1, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    I prefer to visit a store.

  393. Steven C
    May 1, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    online

  394. Tim B
    May 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Online yes...depending on reviews and the return policy

  395. Heather Wone
    May 1, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    I would have no problem buying one online!

  396. Jarvis J
    May 1, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    i prefer store

  397. Jacques P
    May 1, 2014 at 11:42 am

    i prefer real store purchases - they are more reliable and dependable

  398. Adly A
    May 1, 2014 at 11:21 am

    I prefer buying at a store but if price is reasonable online, then I will buy there instead.

  399. sun
    May 1, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Online is usually cheaper and I can base it on reviews.

  400. Cristina Mocanu
    May 1, 2014 at 10:35 am

    I would trust to buy online a monitor or any expensive high-tech thingie only from reputed vendors, big and old retailers. Otherwise i'd like to see it first.

  401. Mike
    May 1, 2014 at 10:19 am

    At this point, I think I would be comfortable enough buying a monitor online if the reviews were indisputable and detailed.

  402. Ajith Sen
    May 1, 2014 at 9:53 am

    If I get a good price online, then definitely.

  403. paulie
    May 1, 2014 at 9:14 am

    either way as i know what i need/want Vs. what the sales person is trying to sell me

  404. Ben
    May 1, 2014 at 8:36 am

    My last monitor and the previous 3 before that have all been online. Reviews are more important to me than anything else when buying such things.

  405. P Beneban S
    May 1, 2014 at 8:14 am

    I'll visit a store...

  406. Nikos Tamias
    May 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

    I would buy it online of course. Better prices altogether!

  407. Rena
    May 1, 2014 at 7:32 am

    I find that online deals tend to be better, or at least it's easier to find good sales. It is also so much easier to compare specs, reviews etc. online. And of course there is a much broader selection. :-D

  408. Haravind
    May 1, 2014 at 7:20 am

    I prefer buying online

  409. Albert S
    May 1, 2014 at 7:08 am

    I would buy online.

  410. Daniel V
    May 1, 2014 at 7:05 am

    Online is awesome!

  411. Timothy C
    May 1, 2014 at 6:36 am

    I would PREFER to purchase a monitor at a store, as you can see it for yourself and check out the screen quality, port locations, etc. However it's more convenient online.

  412. kvothe
    May 1, 2014 at 6:04 am

    I prefer online. While there undoubted advantages to shopping in a store, the increased options online make it better. Though if I can find the monitor I want in a nearby store, I'd probably go get it there.

  413. Milos D
    May 1, 2014 at 5:30 am

    I still prefer to visit a store.

  414. Rebecca S
    May 1, 2014 at 5:30 am

    It would depend on how return policy is for me.

  415. Junil M
    May 1, 2014 at 5:24 am

    I don't mind buying online if the reviews are great.

  416. Tanvir C
    May 1, 2014 at 5:11 am

    I always check reviews online then I go to the store to see if the product is appealing enough after that I compare the prices both online and in the store then I get the one which is cheaper :)

  417. Mark Christiansen
    May 1, 2014 at 5:06 am

    I wouldn't mind buying online as long as I could return it with no expense to me if it didn't work.

  418. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames)
    May 1, 2014 at 4:53 am

    I would do my research, but once I've confirmed that the seller is legit, I would have no problem buying online.

  419. Bienvenido C. Masaluñga Jr.
    May 1, 2014 at 4:49 am

    Honestly if I find some monitor which caught my eyes, I would defenitely buy that even it is online or market! Like this one, when will it enter the PH market? :)

  420. DAN J
    May 1, 2014 at 4:06 am

    I always buy online...

  421. pceasies
    May 1, 2014 at 4:01 am

    I would probably buy online. I don't know enough about monitors to know if it's calibrated correctly and would want to check failure rate and prices anyway

  422. Scott H
    May 1, 2014 at 2:59 am

    Depending on the reviews, I'd buy a monitor online.

  423. Marilyn N
    May 1, 2014 at 2:32 am

    I'm comfortable buying things like this online

  424. Shanaan Cameau
    May 1, 2014 at 1:42 am

    Online

  425. jeff
    May 1, 2014 at 1:20 am

    I'm good with online

  426. Brady Wallace
    May 1, 2014 at 12:35 am

    Depends on the price.

  427. John C
    April 30, 2014 at 11:51 pm

    Depends on the price. If a local shop has at least close to the same price, I'll buy it in store.

  428. Bjørnar Berntsen
    April 30, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    online

  429. Krastan
    April 30, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    store

  430. Bill Fleet
    April 30, 2014 at 10:13 pm

    Online has always worked best for me.

  431. Rob
    April 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    I like to go to the store to look at them and then buy them online.

  432. Benjamin
    April 30, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    I am very comfortable shopping for components online. Mainly amazon.com or tigerdirect.com.

  433. Raul Jara
    April 30, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    I'll go to the store, I prefer to look everything in person when I buy

  434. Aadarsh Jung Thapa
    April 30, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    visiting a store gives me the creeps. Online it is for me!!!

  435. Golden J. Williams Jr.
    April 30, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    ONLINE OF COURSE! I can take my time and research, take more time out and go think about the choices. Money is precious so when I spend it, I don't want to be rushed by a salesperson at the store; or an out of stock problem.

  436. Aibek E
    April 30, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    thanks for the video!

  437. Jorens
    April 30, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    Almost every time i buy from online, but if i want an item to be good quality or atleast have good guarantee then i buy from a local store or trusted local online shop.

  438. Dan D
    April 30, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    Either way is fine. I still love going in the store to interact with all the features of the TV but if the price is nice and the reviews are good, I don't mind buying it sight unseen.

  439. EK
    April 30, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    online only

  440. Va D
    April 30, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    Online if I know exactly what I was buying.

  441. Keith W
    April 30, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    I often buy online.

  442. Ed
    April 30, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    Look in person, then find the cheapest price in-store or online.

  443. Mklopez
    April 30, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    I will check monitors in the store just to make sure I like the image and controls, then I'll buy online.

  444. Nikhil N
    April 30, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    I'll prefer to buy it from stores .

  445. Alexandru M.
    April 30, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    I actually did buy mine online, straight from BenQ Europe Shop, speedy delivery and most important, free! Awesome stuff!

    Anyway i love this monitor and it looks very interesting, your review kicks ass as usual, i might consider it in the future!

  446. Nicolas De Smyter
    April 30, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    Almost everything I buy these days is online

  447. Tejash C
    April 30, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Only from trusted sites!

  448. Mustaghfirin A
    April 30, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    I prefer to buy new monitors in store.

  449. Jorge B
    April 30, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    I'm not sure, yet

  450. Tomas P
    April 30, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Online is fine if they have a good return policy

  451. Paul Y
    April 30, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Online is ok if you do plenty of research

  452. Mihir C
    April 30, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    I wouldn't mind buying a monitor online! I got a new LED TV online last month!

  453. Nancy B
    April 30, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    I prefer buying monitors in store, so i can see with my own eyes which one is best for ME. Sometimes others are better or a higher quality brand but something with it bothers my eyes or doesn't seem as clear and crisp.

  454. René V
    April 30, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    It's difficult to trust the mail office in my country!

  455. Yodster
    April 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    I always buy monitors online. Brick and mortar is to expensive.

  456. James
    April 30, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    I prefer to buy online but I make a point to check out reviews and tests prior to that. Thanks.

  457. T Voss
    April 30, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    It's nice to physically see a monitor's display resolution in person. I will usually check one out in-store before purchasing online.

  458. Sam K
    April 30, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    always check in the store before buying

  459. Roger C
    April 30, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    I would be willing to buy a monitor either in a store or online. I have had good and bad experiences with both.

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