If your eyesight is great then you won't have a problem with this monitor. If you need reading glasses like me, please observe this comment. I use my monitor for programming / development work, so most of what I see is TEXT. At the top end of the display resolution - 1920x1080, the monitor displays crisp and clear text in the right aspect ratio. However, at lower resolutions the text is not nearly as crisp. I experimented with Intel Graphics control panel to alter the scaling but as one might expect, it works best at the monitor's default scaling at any resolution. I was hoping that this monitor could give me the same resolution as my old monitor but on the larger screen such that I could work comfortably without glasses and without strain. Unfortunately that is not happening. This only works for me at the highest resolution (1920x1080) for which I need to use my glasses. I have tried this monitor on my corporate-issue HP workstation, at home on an Asus P7P55D-E motherboard and also on a Gigabyte GA-H67MA mobo, the latter two running Sandy Bridge i3 with embedded H67 Intel graphics which is way more than adequate for text. This monitor is just not crisp at the lower resolutions. I should have stuck with Samsung which never disappointed me. This ASUS is quite a bit of a disappointment and will soon be relegated to the children's computer. They have the eyesight needed for this; I'll find something else. Fortunately it was cheap. Unfortunately, it is.
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