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Hey all, just been debating wether to get a 60hz or 120hz screen. I'm not too sure what to choose. I've heard 120hz is a lot better.

What is better? And What is the best 120hz monitor? (Price is not too much of a concern)
post #2 of 34
go with 120hz and 2ms response time
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post #3 of 34
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Originally Posted by trailer park boy View Post
go with 120hz and 2ms response time
that
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dunno which is better but i really like my dell aw2310
    
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post #5 of 34
AW2310 is often picked as the best 120Hz monitor.

120Hz monitors are really in a class of their own. The 120Hz is much smoother than a 60Hz TN panel. It's quite welcome in FPS gaming, expecially games like CoD where your head is on a swivel. Being a TN panel the colors aren't on the level of an IPS. But IPS panels are 60Hz themselves so they aren't an even match for the 120's either for those into 3D/120fps..
Edited by Draygonn - 6/6/11 at 12:34am
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Hey, for you guys with 120Hz monitors can you tell me how noticeable the difference is compared to a 60Hz display?

Do you just notice the difference in gaming or in video too? What about regular 2d desktop work?
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Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
AW2310 is often picked as the best 120Hz monitor.

120Hz monitors are really in a class of their own. The 120Hz is much smoother than a 60Hz TN panel. It's quite welcome in FPS gaming, expecially games like CoD where your head is on a swivel. Being a TN panel the colors aren't on the level of an IPS. But IPS panels are 60Hz themselves so they aren't an even match for the 120's either for those into 3D/120fps..
I will say this for S-IPS, in terms of raw image quality I haven't seen anything that beats it.
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this.

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What's really the main difference between 120Hz and 60Hz? Like 60Hz cannot display more than 60 frames, and why does it even matter to get higher than 30 frames.

Anyone?
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post #9 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reshkar View Post
What's really the main difference between 120Hz and 60Hz? Like 60Hz cannot display more than 60 frames, and why does it even matter to get higher than 30 frames.

Anyone?
For 3D gaming, so that each eye can see up to 60fps. An it really depends on your eyes, I can't see past 45fps, some people are really finicky though.
     
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post #10 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reshkar View Post
What's really the main difference between 120Hz and 60Hz? Like 60Hz cannot display more than 60 frames, and why does it even matter to get higher than 30 frames.

Anyone?
The big draw as I understand it is for 3d, these monitors only started coming out after Nvidia announced their 3d technology. Since it uses shutter glass technology it has to be able to work at 120Hz for each eye to see 60 refresh cycles a second, as each eye is covered on ever alternating cycle. Some people have said that there are benefits in 2d mode, which is all I am interested in as I hate the faux 3d technologies out right now. HATE them.
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