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Like many people before me, I say get an IPS.
I own an LED monitor and it's really no where near as nice as an IPS.
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What is the point of getting a 120Hz monitor if the human Eye can't see more than 60FPS and actually notice the difference?

Still, I vote 120Hz LCD Monitor over LED. I'm sure It'll be cheaper.
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What is the point of getting a 120Hz monitor if the human Eye can't see more than 60FPS and actually notice the difference?

Still, I vote 120Hz LCD Monitor over LED. I'm sure It'll be cheaper.


Not going to get into it. But the average monitor (60Hz) cannot display about 60FPS at a constant motion. So getting a 120Hz monitor effectively should "smooth" out SOME game-play. But still a TN panel.
LED is brighter, more power efficient and thinner, but still a TN panel.

IPS has stunning colors but is generally 60Hz and LCD.
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Hmm.. I love my lil BenQ VW2420H lol. It's an LED monitor, mainly used at 60Hz. But is a definate improvement over anything I've had prior... Never had an IPS or 120Hz personally, but even I admit the picture quality on a 120Hz is alot sharper and just seems to have more clarity.
But the winning factor for me, was grabbing my BenQ, new, £100 (B'day present, but still, I know how much they paid and I did ask for it xD)
 
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Hmm.. I love my lil BenQ VW2420H lol. It's an LED monitor, mainly used at 60Hz. But is a definate improvement over anything I've had prior... Never had an IPS or 120Hz personally, but even I admit the picture quality on a 120Hz is alot sharper and just seems to have more clarity.
But the winning factor for me, was grabbing my BenQ, new, £100 (B'day present, but still, I know how much they paid and I did ask for it xD)
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Not going to get into it. But the average monitor (60Hz) cannot display about 60FPS at a constant motion. So getting a 120Hz monitor effectively should "smooth" out SOME game-play. But still a TN panel.
LED is brighter, more power efficient and thinner, but still a TN panel.

IPS has stunning colors but is generally 60Hz and LCD.
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What is the point of getting a 120Hz monitor if the human Eye can't see more than 60FPS and actually notice the difference?

Still, I vote 120Hz LCD Monitor over LED. I'm sure It'll be cheaper.
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Like many people before me, I say get an IPS.
I own an LED monitor and it's really no where near as nice as an IPS.
Thanks guys but im not going to go UPS just yet as i will be buying 3 for Eyefinity thanks tho!
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Alex kinda exaggerates. It really depends both on the TN and IPS panels in question. Some TN panels are good enough to beat the worst modern IPS panels, rare as that may be.

In general, IPS will provide better color accuracy, vividness, color depth, black levels, less banding, and other similar things. These are not things everyone cares about that much, as nice as they are. TN panels produce satisfactory levels of image quality for most people.

BUT, I would never recommend getting a TN on a similar price point that you can get an IPS at, unless the TN is 120hz. 120hz and IPS are both very very nice features. Having both the good image quality and motion smoothness is impossible from an LCD, which is exactly why I went CRT. If you are deciding between 230 dollar 60hz TN, please just go IPS. The dell U2311h is an amazing 23" IPS that is as good for fast paced gaming as any 60hz TN, and during dells sales, it can cost as low as 220 dollars. (though I've seen it lower than that)

If you feel as though 60hz is limiting you, then 120hz would be a wiser option. Just make sure you have the horsepower to run it, especially if you are going eyefinity.


Some other things to keep in mind: You can use an IPS / TN mixed setup in eyefinity with the IPS in middle, but you can't do so the same for 120hz and 60hz, since all your monitors are going to be limited to 60hz.



@alex: LED being power efficent means nothing. it saves literally a couple of dozen cents per month or something. On the other hand, LED has its great downsides as well, at least, most LED monitors do. These include bad backlight bleed and a blue tint, for example.



If you are set on 120hz, please note that running 120FPS on 1920x1080 takes as much power (aside from VRAM usage) as running 2560x1600 on 60FPS, that is A LOT. If you are planning to run 3 in eyefinity, it's going to be difficult. Though, you only need to achieve about 90FPS or more to benefit from the 120hz. But still. To run that is quite the challenge, and would need quite the GPU setup.
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Alex kinda exaggerates. It really depends both on the TN and IPS panels in question. Some TN panels are good enough to beat the worst modern IPS panels, rare as that may be.

In general, IPS will provide better color accuracy, vividness, color depth, black levels, less banding, and other similar things. These are not things everyone cares about that much, as nice as they are. TN panels produce satisfactory levels of image quality for most people.

BUT, I would never recommend getting a TN on a similar price point that you can get an IPS at, unless the TN is 120hz. 120hz and IPS are both very very nice features. Having both the good image quality and motion smoothness is impossible from an LCD, which is exactly why I went CRT. If you are deciding between 230 dollar 60hz TN, please just go IPS. The dell U2311h is an amazing 23" IPS that is as good for fast paced gaming as any 60hz TN, and during dells sales, it can cost as low as 220 dollars. (though I've seen it lower than that)

If you feel as though 60hz is limiting you, then 120hz would be a wiser option. Just make sure you have the horsepower to run it, especially if you are going eyefinity.


Some other things to keep in mind: You can use an IPS / TN mixed setup in eyefinity with the IPS in middle, but you can't do so the same for 120hz and 60hz, since all your monitors are going to be limited to 60hz.



@alex: LED being power efficent means nothing. it saves literally a couple of dozen cents per month or something. On the other hand, LED has its great downsides as well, at least, most LED monitors do. These include bad backlight bleed and a blue tint, for example.



If you are set on 120hz, please note that running 120FPS on 1920x1080 takes as much power (aside from VRAM usage) as running 2560x1600 on 60FPS, that is A LOT. If you are planning to run 3 in eyefinity, it's going to be difficult. Though, you only need to achieve about 90FPS or more to benefit from the 120hz. But still. To run that is quite the challenge, and would need quite the GPU setup.
thanks for the info +rep!
however i will not be going IPS just yet, i would love the 120hz BenQ XL2410T monitors but if i cant afford them then 3 BenQ G2420HDBL will be perfectly fine and i will upgrade later

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Lol, Again. It's awkward when someone says rep+ but doesn't rep.
Haha, welcome to OCN. Once again you are spot on with your info so I will give you that phantom rep.
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