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The only minor thing i have noticed is that the top left/right corner is cooler than the rest of the screen.

Not sure if this is a common/widespread issue or if it's something i'll naturally get use to?

Cool-to-warm or vice versa panel tinting is normal, but I can't make a precise judgement of the severity without seeing the panel myself.  I have measured the black, color temperature and white uniformity of dozens of panels and tend to not notice sub 20% variations which is why I don't provide uniformity measurements anymore unless I can instantly see dis-uniformity when visually assessing panel uniformity, or lack of.
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The only minor thing i have noticed is that the top left/right corner is cooler than the rest of the screen.

Not sure if this is a common/widespread issue or if it's something i'll naturally get use to?
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AGON AG271QG

If similarly priced get the AG271QG since it offers equal or superior (depending on panel lottery) image quality to the PG279Q (it may also come with low gamma and lacks gamma settings while the AG271QG does not) once the gamma is set to Mode 3, and offers equal gaming performance.  I did not mention it before since it was discontinued in many countries a few months ago.

Cheers for your input.

I've settled with the AD27QD. Panel seem fine, no obvious glow to it.

I've calibrated it too with a displaymunki/DisplayCal and the results are fantastic! I couldn't be happier.

Wasn't the cheapest at 529. But the ability to update the FW myself is a bonus after the fiasco with the MSI. I just wish the changelogs were a bit more detailed!

I've left it running at 120hz 10 bit for the time being. I'm not pushing that 144fps just yet with my current card (60-110) on average.
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AGON AG271QG

If similarly priced get the AG271QG since it offers equal or superior (depending on panel lottery) image quality to the PG279Q (it may also come with low gamma and lacks gamma settings while the AG271QG does not) once the gamma is set to Mode 3, and offers equal gaming performance.  I did not mention it before since it was discontinued in many countries a few months ago.
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The XB271HU is available for around 500.

The XB271HU is significantly less accurate than the PG279Q and XV272, as well has has inferior overdrive with more overshoot than the PG279Q.  If an owner of a G-Sync compatible card G-Sync>G-Sync compatible, and all of the AHVA panels have faster pixel response times than the Innolux IPS.  Sadly none of the true G-Sync AHVA panels aside from the discontinued ViewSonic XG2703-GS came close to matching the preset color accuracy of the best Free-Sync AHVA/Innolux IPS, and and all but the PG279QZ are 3-4 years old and due for unannounced replacements.

So the LG won't be here in the UK until September so that pretty much rules that one out.

The XV272U has gone back up in price. So it's a toss up between

XV272U
AD27QD
AGON AG271QG

I don't think there's much else really
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Gigabyte Aorus CV27F

Added the Review by IT Hardware PLS to my Best Reviewed Flicker Free 144hz 1080p Monitors buying guide.

Curved, matte, 1920x1080 165hz and semi-wide gamut (127.2% sRGB or 27% sRGB over-saturation) VA panel with AMD Free-Sync (48-165hz range), Displayport (144hz), 2x HDMI 2.0 (144hz), 2x USB 3.0 and 3.5mm Audio Out.  The Gigabute CV27F is fairly accurate (discounting the semi-wide gamut panel over-saturation), but has slightly too low preset gamma (less than 2.1 for 0-100% white) which results in greys and white being too light, or washed out.  The CV27F has an sRGB mode to prevent the over-saturation of SDR (HDTV/REC 709 and sRGB content) color, but IT Hardware PL did not provide color space measurements for the sRGB mode, or much information on the overdrive/pixel response time performance.  The CV27F supports HDR, but lacks all of the features required to provide good performance, which is normal and to be expected from budget monitors.


MSI MAG271CQR

Added the Review by Tom's Hardware to my Best Reviewed Flicker Free 144hz 1440p Monitors

Matte, curved (1800R), semi-wide gamut, 2560x1440 144hz VA panel with a height adjustable stand, AMD Free-Sync, Displayport (48-144hz Free-Sync range), 2x HDMI 2.0 (48-120hz Free-Sync range) and 2x USB 3.0.  The MSI has skewed, but still fairly accurate preset gamma, a very slight blue tint and over-saturates the color of SDR (HDTV/REC 709 & sRGB) content by 20% since it has a semi-wide gamut panel which is also not capable of fully covering the DCI-P3 (HDR) color space, though MSI only claims it can cover 90% (IT Hardware PL measured 85%). 


Philips 278M6

Added the Review by IT Hardware PL to my Best Reviewed Flicker Free 144hz 1080p Monitors buying guide

Curved, matte, 1920x1080, 165hz, fully adjust-able and semi-wide gamut (120% sRGB or 20% sRGB over-saturation) 165hz VA panel with back-light strobing (1ms MPRT), a height adjustable stand, AMD Free-Sync (60-165hz Free-Sync range), Displayport, 2x HDMI 2.0, VGA 3.5mm Audio Out.  The Philips is nearly perfectly accurate out of the box (especially for a budget panel), negligible input lag (2-4ms measured with the SMT Tool), and well balanced overdrive (Faster Response Time Setting).
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The XB271HU is available for around 500.

The XB271HU is significantly less accurate than the PG279Q and XV272, as well has has inferior overdrive with more overshoot than the PG279Q.  If an owner of a G-Sync compatible card G-Sync>G-Sync compatible, and all of the AHVA panels have faster pixel response times than the Innolux IPS.  Sadly none of the true G-Sync AHVA panels aside from the discontinued ViewSonic XG2703-GS came close to matching the preset color accuracy of the best Free-Sync AHVA/Innolux IPS, and and all but the PG279QZ are 3-4 years old and due for unannounced replacements.
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XV272U. It's currently the same price as the VG270 or the VG271.

Best 144hz 1440p Monitors with Free-Sync

The XV272 is more accurate than the Innolux IPS panels in the Gigabyte, VG270 (AHVA version no longer available AFAIK), and the VG271 which does not come with a height adjustable stand or offer as much faux-HDR support as the XV272.  Beware of potential signal loss/flickering Innolux IPS panel issues which I recommend researching first, and consider looking for the Acer XF270HUA which is as accurate as the XV272, but has a faster AUO AHVA panel.

Thanks for this. I've read through the link you provided but still wanted a bit of advice!

Will have a look at the XF270 and see what the pricing/availability is like in the UK.

Looks like the XF270 is discontinued in the UK. No mention of it on the acer site and retailers don't tend to stock it.

The XB271HU is available for around 500.
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XV272U. It's currently the same price as the VG270 or the VG271.

Best 144hz 1440p Monitors with Free-Sync

The XV272 is more accurate than the Innolux IPS panels in the Gigabyte, VG270 (AHVA version no longer available AFAIK), and the VG271 which does not come with a height adjustable stand or offer as much faux-HDR support as the XV272.  Beware of potential signal loss/flickering Innolux IPS panel issues which I recommend researching first, and consider looking for the Acer XF270HUA which is as accurate as the XV272, but has a faster AUO AHVA panel.
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