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Uhh you can get both.

It's called the sony FW900. Better colors than IPS monitors and is able to do at least 160hz if you turn the resolution down enough. Should be able to do 120hz on 1680x1050, but can do at least 100hz on 1920x1200, which looks better than a 120hz LCD because there is 0 ghosting, and therefore the movement will look much smoother at 100hz than a motion blurred 120hz LCD.

And 0 input lag.

And is also great for browsing, since it's 2304x1440 @ 85hz.

Don't dismiss CRT monitors all that quickly.
I knew you or manyak would eventually get here with that comment. I got rid of my CRT NEC and Syncmaster back in like 2004.

Sorry, I have inches to work with with my dual monitor vesa mount, not feet. I do miss the good old days though.
    
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I knew you or manyak would eventually get here with that comment. I got rid of my CRT NEC and Syncmaster back in like 2004.

Sorry, I have inches to work with with my dual monitor vesa mount, not feet. I do miss the good old days though.
Okay then, actual answer to your question


Will you adapt? YES.

Will you miss 120hz? YES


You gotta prioritize. Do you think the added image quality is worth it over the benefits of 120hz? Yes or no? Or I dunno?

If you are concerned about input lag, why not take a look at the HP ZR24W? It has lower input lag. Not sure about the quality of colors though...
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I been looking at this monitor for weeks Acer HN274H ... Can't deciede if I should keep waiting for something better. I never done 120hz and I'm ready to give it a try. I guess this doesn't help you much since you want 24" and you already tried 120hz.
 
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well i spent a while w/ my 2233rz and my 2253bw on clone mode playing black ops side by side. The 2253 has to have as good or better input lag than than the 2233rz from what im seeing so ~15ms.

The major difference between the two isnt exactly smoothness I should should, I mean i know the 120hz is definitely smoother, I can see it with the desktop mouse cursor movements, but the major thing I see is how clear the landscape is when panning fast on the 120hz. **I know this is no newsflash** but i never actually did the comparison side by side to see how much of a difference it actually is.

I guess im gonna have to stick w/ 120hz for my primary display regardless cause i dont think id be happy without it. Colors are overrated

ps. ill be second guessing myself again in 60 seconds because im so ocd.
    
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Absolutely not.
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I won't go back to tn again, after I have my u2410. I never see any input lag at all compared to my 5ms tv, and the colors look great.
    
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Slightly off topic, but are TN's able to to true 120Hz or not possible due to ghosting ?
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Slightly off topic, but are TN's able to to true 120Hz or not possible due to ghosting ?
Most of the time while gaming, yes. However, ghosting still exists unlike on CRT monitors, and they cannot do ALL transitions on 120hz, but most transitions that happen while gaming are subtle enough to achieve true 120hz.
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This is driving me insane.

Only two that I think are worth while are either that new Planar SA2311W that uses a 23" samsung panel, or the BenQ XL2410T. Grew up playing league CS 1.6 and still do on occasion just ringing for friends on esea. Im very competitive w/ FPS games even though I only really play casually now.

Im pretty sure im buying a decent colorimeter regardless of my monitor purchase that can handle LED lighting, but im so unbelievable lost with no where locally to test anything out. It also sucks that there are no IPS displays in the 23.6" size to match up as a secondary display with a 120hz panel as my primary for gaming.

Anyone have any Pics of the u2410 in gaming mode? Is it really that bad ?
    
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Uhh you can get both.

It's called the sony FW900. Better colors than IPS monitors and is able to do at least 160hz if you turn the resolution down enough. Should be able to do 120hz on 1680x1050, but can do at least 100hz on 1920x1200, which looks better than a 120hz LCD because there is 0 ghosting, and therefore the movement will look much smoother at 100hz than a motion blurred 120hz LCD.
I'd love to know where I can get one. They're certainly no longer in production and thus can only be found used, of which the offers for units in the best condition are upwards of $900+ which starts to put the monitor into an entirely different league when the BenQ and Planar are some of the most expensive 120Hz LCDs at around $400

Let's also not forget the downsides of such a CRT monitor

1. size - its footprint will easily consume a far greater portion of desk space than any LCD
2. weight - better not have a pansy desk and better not plan on moving the monitor around a whole lot
3. maintenance - if you want to keep the monitor in peak performance

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And 0 input lag.
My BenQ LCD has 0 input lag

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And is also great for browsing, since it's 2304x1440 @ 85hz.
2304x1440 @ 22" viewable is a tiny dot pitch, I'd call it great if you're using it for something that needs that (actually works exceptionally well for games) but not something I'd call a strength for browsing, that will likely only add to eyestrain.

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Don't dismiss CRT monitors all that quickly.
I wouldn't dismiss them so quickly, except its so easy to do so when they can't be bought new anywhere, at least not here in the USA, and also when all the used options are slim pickings if not completely dried up.
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