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Old 28-07-11, 07:44 AM
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Today we take a look at an LED-backlit 1080P monitor from iiyama, the Prolite E2473HDS. How does it stack up?



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Old 28-07-11, 07:54 AM
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i have 2 of these (well - E2472HD versions)

best monitors i have ever had

on my versions the stands are much stronger - and the menu is easier to navigate

iiyama = win,

prolite = win,

LED = definite win

excellent value

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Old 28-07-11, 08:34 AM
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I have a iiyama B2409HDS and the picture is much better than any Samsung monitor I've had. Also the stand on my monitor has avery strong stand thats tilt and height adjustable. Still I would have much rathered an LED backlight monitor , but this will do me for the time being.
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Old 28-07-11, 09:42 AM
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Looks like a very good bang for your buck monitor and from watching the gaming footage from Tom's vids they have really good picture quality.
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Old 28-07-11, 10:05 AM
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I was thinking about getting this monitor but then I read the digitalversus review http://www.digitalversus.com/iiyama-..._10826_50.html it was all going so well until they mentioned negative ghosting.
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Old 28-07-11, 10:16 AM
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I was thinking about getting this monitor but then I read the digitalversus review http://www.digitalversus.com/iiyama-..._10826_50.html it was all going so well until they mentioned negative ghosting.
no ghosting on mine... AT ALL

(FYI - it is hard to ghost with an LED monitor, as the screen does not get hot)
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Old 28-07-11, 10:52 AM
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no ghosting on mine... AT ALL

(FYI - it is hard to ghost with an LED monitor, as the screen does not get hot)
So the other review is just making it up? Surely they wouldn't say it suffers from reverse ghosting with Overdrive if it didn't? Have you tried the overdrive feature set to 2ms? If you really want to see how good a monitor is with regard to ghosting, try running audiosurf and watch the track come into view, you'll see it then.

Whilst I really respect the reviews on OC3D and the effort that goes into them, I would rather rely on the other site for monitor reviews as they specialize in them more.
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Except we mentioned that the 2ms Overdrive feature actually makes the picture worse, so it's best to stick to the standard 5ms mode in which there is no ghosting visible. So treat the Overdrive mode as you would any other 'feature' that you don't use, such as the insert key on a keyboard or the teletext button on your TV.

So respect our reviews all you like, but also try and read them. We mentioned the issue with Overdrive, and recommended you leave it off. With it off the monitor is outstanding.
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Except we mentioned that the 2ms Overdrive feature actually makes the picture worse, so it's best to stick to the standard 5ms mode in which there is no ghosting visible. So treat the Overdrive mode as you would any other 'feature' that you don't use, such as the insert key on a keyboard or the teletext button on your TV.

So respect our reviews all you like, but also try and read them. We mentioned the issue with Overdrive, and recommended you leave it off. With it off the monitor is outstanding.
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