Cheap 3rd-party WQHD 2560×1440 display for your Retina Hackintosh

All current premium high-resolution displays cost around $1000 nowadays, and if you’re looking for a display exceeding the 1080p resolution, there is a new star that looks promising price-wise: The Nixeus Vue 27″ S-IPS WQHD (2560×1440) LED display.

Here are the specifications:

Display Size: 27″ widescreen
Color Gamut: 102% sRGB
Panel Type: LG S-IPS panel, A grade
Resolution: 2560*1440
Aspect ratio: 16: 9
Brightness: 380 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio: 1500: 1
Pixel Pitch: 0.2331mm * 0.2331mm
Response Time: 6ms (Gray to Gray)
Viewing Angle: 178(H)178(V)
Display Color: 16.7M, 8-bit, high color accuracy
VESA Mounts: 3.937″ x 3.937″ (100mm x 100mm)
On Screen Display: Yes, Monitor Calibration
Audio: Stereo Speakers
Connectivity: VGA, HDMI 1.4, DVI Display Port 1.2
Power Power Consumption: <72W
Operation Voltage: 100-240V AC 60/50Hz
Accessories: Power Adapter, User Manual, DVI Cable, 3.5mm Audio Cable

Did I mention that the display rotates to the portrait orientation?

Jan 4 2013 Update: For sure I’m grabbing one… Nixeus Vue 27″ S-IPS WQHD (2560×1440) LED display is available on Amazon for $639.99 today, $60.00 (9%) cheaper than the list price.

Now the only thing missing is the touch capability, or am I wishing for too much?

2 thoughts on “Cheap 3rd-party WQHD 2560×1440 display for your Retina Hackintosh

  1. I like it but I need around 22″. I am looking for alternative apple cinema display nowadays just I’m wondering which monitor you have and how did you buy it so what did you think when you taking it.

    by the way thanks for the info of still waiting for device

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