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Hi forum,

I can not decide what to buy for gaming.
What is your opinion on:

LED 60Hz 2ms or 3D 120 Hz 2 ms?

http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung...m_content=Q200

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/23-as...0cd-m-2ms-vesa

ninja edit : or this would be enough for gaming no need of LED? ...


Will I see differences between 60 Hz and 120 Hz in games?

note: I am not planning to buy 3d glasses.

Thanks.

phobus
Edited by phobus - 5/14/11 at 1:22am
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Go for the Samsung if you don't plan on utilizing the 3D.
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Originally Posted by phobus View Post
Will I see differences between 60 Hz and 120 Hz in games?
Everyone who uses 120hz and regular side by side notice a difference, yes - I can tell but it's not exactly life changing (in my opinion anyway).

If you decide to go down the regular monitor route, by far the best value at the moment is this. I've used it for games and notice no ghosting or lag whatsoever. (plus it's an IPS panel, so you get far better colours, and almost 180 degrees viewing angles)
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Hi forum,

I can not decide what to buy for gaming.
What is your opinion on:

LED 60Hz 2ms or 3D 120 Hz 2 ms?

http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung...m_content=Q200

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/23-as...0cd-m-2ms-vesa

Will I see differences between 60 Hz and 120 Hz in games?

note: I am not planning to buy 3d glasses.

Thanks.

phobus
Yes. +You can always cahnge your mind later and go full 3D.
If they are on the same price, get the 120Hz.
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Everyone who uses 120hz and regular side by side notice a difference, yes - I can tell but it's not exactly life changing (in my opinion anyway).

If you decide to go down the regular monitor route, by far the best value at the moment is this. I've used it for games and notice no ghosting or lag whatsoever.
Get the Dell he linked, it's a steal at that price.
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Seeing as your looking on English sites, I would consider the LG W2363D 23" 3D LCD Monitor as its on sale much cheaper than the one you linked.

http://www.dabs.com/products/lg-elec...itor-77LV.html

It's prob gonna be what I buy next, seeing as my old screen died

Edit: cheers Flux!
Edited by DTK - 5/14/11 at 6:36am
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Everyone who uses 120hz and regular side by side notice a difference, yes - I can tell but it's not exactly life changing (in my opinion anyway).

If you decide to go down the regular monitor route, by far the best value at the moment is this. I've used it for games and notice no ghosting or lag whatsoever. (plus it's an IPS panel, so you get far better colours, and almost 180 degrees viewing angles)
OP, listen to this man. Get this. You'll definitely notice the color difference in games, not to mention this has great viewing angles and has much better build quality than other monitors.
    
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Seeing as your looking on English sites, I would consider the LG W2363D 23" 3D LCD Monitor as its on sale much cheaper than the one you linked.

http://www.dabs.com/products/lg-elec...itor-77LV.html

It's prob gonna be what I buy next, seeing as my old screen died
Hmm, that is cheap! I might have to buy one of those myself

edit: just noticed it's cheaper at scan, mate
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why not get a LED 3D monitor!?
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Everyone who uses 120hz and regular side by side notice a difference, yes - I can tell but it's not exactly life changing (in my opinion anyway).

If you decide to go down the regular monitor route, by far the best value at the moment is this. I've used it for games and notice no ghosting or lag whatsoever. (plus it's an IPS panel, so you get far better colours, and almost 180 degrees viewing angles)
Thanks for tip, it's really good price, but it got 8ms response time ... I always thought that for gaming this has to be at least 2ms.
I play just PFS games do you think those 8ms will be ok?
I always had samsung monitor with 2ms so I can not tell differences.
Maybe some one of you who tried both 2ms and 8 ms can advice if I will see differences in FPS like BC2.

Thanks all for every input.

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