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Hey,
I am currently in the process of building a new rig and should also be doing eyefinity along with it but i dont no what to get

for the little extra i can get the following for the same amount:

- 120Hz, 24'', LCD
or
- 60Hz, 24'', led back-lit LCD

what do you guys think is more important??? LED or 120Hz

Thank you in advanced to any one who helps me
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a LED 120hz monitor

BenQ XL2410T 23.6"

There are others - depends really on what your planning on doing with the computer - if you want to use 3D vision, 120hz is an absolute must, if you want higher contrast ratios and lower power consumption LED is the way to go. If you're looking for true colors and wide viewing angles then none of the above, IPS would be the way to go
Edited by appleg33k85 - 5/20/11 at 11:16am
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After playing at 120hz, I can't see myself buying a 60hz monitor in the future ;D.
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3x 22'' monitors for eyefinity or 1x 24'' 120hz??

That's what I've been wondering, for gaming. I am only used to gaming on 1 monitor but could easily use the space of 2/3...
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post #5 of 252
LED is a gimmick - it has no real practical benefits over the traditional CCFL backlight.


If you are looking for color quality, an IPS screen will beat the crap out of any screen you have ever seen. Especially LED screens



If the choice is LED vs 120hz, the choice is simply 60hz vs 120hz, since there are no actual differences between LED and CCFL, aside from LED having a blue tint in dark scenes.


Go 120hz. Or go IPS, such as with the dell u2211h or u2311h
Edited by De-Zant - 5/20/11 at 11:26am
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120hz FTW sadly I dont have one quite yet though lol
    
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post #7 of 252
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
a LED 120hz monitor
LUL i would love one but 3 of them would be very expensive :O i can get a 24'' led or 120Hz for £150 each, unless any of you guys can show me a monitor around the same price??? +REP

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Originally Posted by mkeygmer View Post
After playing at 120hz, I can't see myself buying a 60hz monitor in the future ;D.
Thank you and +REP
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you've got it all wrong.

its 120hz vs IPS

they make 120hz LED panels, if you cant afford one, I would hang onto your money. I think we will see some better monitor tech on the market in the next 3-6 months.
    
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Originally Posted by narmour View Post
3x 22'' monitors for eyefinity or 1x 24'' 120hz??

That's what I've been wondering, for gaming. I am only used to gaming on 1 monitor but could easily use the space of 2/3...
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
LED is a gimmick - it has no real practical benefits over the traditional CCFL backlight.


If you are looking for color quality, an IPS screen will beat the crap out of any screen you have ever seen. Especially LED screens



If the choice is LED vs 120hz, the choice is simply 60hz vs 120hz, since there are no actual differences between LED and CCFL, aside from LED having a blue tint in dark scenes.


Go 120hz. Or go IPS, such as with the dell u2211h or u2311h
120Hz it is then !!! lol

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Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post
120hz FTW sadly I dont have one quite yet though lol
Quote:
Originally Posted by rmp459 View Post
you've got it all wrong.

its 120hz vs IPS

they make 120hz LED panels, if you cant afford one, I would hang onto your money. I think we will see some better monitor tech on the market in the next 3-6 months.
Thank you everybody so far and +REP !

But 1 (or 2) question
1. if i was having 3 120Hz monitors in eyefinity would i need to have 1 transmitter for the glasses or all 3 to sync all 3 screens?

2. do you guys know any good photos or pictures of 3d eyefinity?

Thanks in advanced again!,
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Uhh. First off, I do not think the 5000 series is capable of any kind of 3D. And I do not think the 6000 series is capable of any kind of 3D as good as the nVidia one.

120hz is better than 60hz because the movement feels smoother. I wasn't even thinking about 3D. Just 2D 120hz.
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