I feel a twinge of guilt for the headline. It's total click bait—but also accurate. Dell is selling its 28" Ultra HD monitor for only $404.99 after a $250 discount and coupon code ?WDVNK$9S8XMCX. (Thanks HardForum.) That sounds like an incredible deal, and it kind of is. However, there are a couple of crucial caveats. The panel is based on TN technology, and 4K output is limited to a 30Hz refresh rate. Eww. The custom reviews posted on Dell's site aren't terribly encouraging, either.
So, yeah, maybe consider one of the other deals we've gathered this week.
That's all for this week. As always, feel free to add other deals in the comments below. Or yell at me for luring you in with that 4K monitor.
|1. BIF - $340||2. Ryu Connor - $250||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||5. End User - $150||6. Captain Ned - $100|
|7. Anonymous Gerbil - $100||8. Bill Door - $100||9. ericfulmer - $100|
|10. dkanter - $100|
|Razer unsheathes the Blade Pro gaming laptop||5|
|Acer XB241YU G-Sync display stalks the FreeSync competition||13|
|PowerColor Devil Box cages high-performance graphics cards||18|
|Samsung builds 8GB LPDDR4 packages on its 10-nm process||3|
|Latest Nintendo console can Switch form factors on the fly||82|
|Doom update adds Arcade Mode and other goodies||9|
|Microsoft researchers want you to touch VR objects||12|
|TR's October 2016 peripheral staff picks||39|
|Phanteks Enthoo Luxe and Pro M get the glass touch||9|
|A real "console monitor" would be 720p @ 30 Hz ;P||+55|