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I have only experienced 3D with a few TV's, some rubbish, some really good, so I would want to try it first hand before moving into it, but no I am not shopping around for 3d, I am shopping around for a 120mhz monitor for gaming, but this popped up and I started looking into 3D on ATI.

No ATI 3d = Carry on the original road I was looking down
Ah. I too am curious about 120Hz for gaming but in the end I think image quality is king.
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Ah. I too am curious about 120Hz for gaming but in the end I think image quality is king.
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120Hz can really be seen when spinning quickly in FPS games. 3D is a neat feature. Some people can't go back to to the 2D world. I found myself not playing in 3D much after about 6 months, I was enjoying the 120Hz more. Now I mostly use the U2711 for the enormous desktop space and amazing colors. For me LFD2 must be played in 3D(something about how everything is drawn looks amazing), Blops must be played 120Hz(graphics weren't great to begin with and I'm constantly checking my 6), and I can have fun playing BC2 on the U2711, 3D, or 120Hz. Definitely my favorite game at the moment.

I guess these discussions come down to whether someone thinks 120Hz or better colors are more important.
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Going with this one as well.
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I can have fun playing BC2 on the U2711, 3D, or 120Hz. Definitely my favorite game at the moment.
I guess these discussions come down to whether someone thinks 120Hz or better colors are more important.
Do you personally feel that 120Hz makes a difference in BFBC2 compared to your IPS? Also, if you had to choose just one of your monitors for BFBC2, which one would you choose?

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post #27 of 34
well for me 120hz or nothing. I loved my crt for no moitor delay. when got a lcd as they 1st come out and mouse input dealy was to great. wait 5 years and got a 28 hanns-g it was nice but same thing monitor delay.
got a 22 in Samsung 1680-1050 120hz that was great. then swaped it out for a 24 1920-1080 120hz lg (sig rig) its dose not have the best view angles so u are warned but shoot i sit in front of it so like i care. it works good with track ir so i dont mind. also its led. the black areas are darker then the samsung and ez er to see in shadows.
as for ppl saying eye only see 24 fps. well ya but @ under 90 fps i see it skipping badly and drives me nuts. i need 90-120 fps for smooth game play. Now i wish for 240hz moitor. but tos are tvs and thos are sublayer and not real refresh rates . if i got my tv (42 plasma) and monitor in clone mode. u can see the plasma is like .125-.250 secs behind the led monitor. And in 2d /desktop. my mouse flys passed what i intend to hit. like in bc2 i would shot behind them all the time. now im right on , i take back the 28 inch hanns -g i sold to buddy and i cant stand it. input delay so bad. i tell my buddy. he cant tell. if your into fps or driven games/flying 120 hz whare its at. if your a wow guy or rts then isp is what you want.
But both of my 120 hz moitors are great. 22 is better veiwing angles. but lower rez so 1920-1080 for now on led. Need a gpu to push the card to 120hz to get the benefit. bc2 some times i get 60 fps i feel it dragging as if stunned then back to 90-120 and popin heads.

some ppl cant tell a 96kb mp3s from a flac file. or 720i to 1080 p . always try it out and return if you don't like. i never tryied the 3d thing. i would believe the 60hz would drive my eyes NUTZ. like in movies. headache in 2 mins flat.
I been heavy in PCs for a good 20+ years.
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Do you personally feel that 120Hz makes a difference in BFBC2 compared to your IPS?
Yeah, if you get a chance put both monitors together and spin around in circles. You can see whats going on around you much easier in 120Hz. Not useful all the time, but handy for when you are trying to stay in the zone.

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Also, if you had to choose just one of your monitors for BFBC2, which one would you choose?
For BC2/BF3, if I had to choose it would be the AW2310. The AW2310 probably has the best colors out of the 3D monitors. all TNs, of course, but like I said 120Hz monitors are kinda in a class all their own. I don't notice any lag with the U2711 so that doesn't factor in. And obviously 60Hz isn't bad. I was getting 20's on low settings BC2 on my previous setup a year ago so 60 is a Godsend. Also, I have no problems playing BC2 in 3D, its beautiful. Some people don't like playing 3D games online for some reason. The only reason I haven't played Blops in 3D is because the hitboxes wouldn't render in 3D and that was annoying.

The IPS wins out for work and other types of gaming. Maybe one day 120Hz IPS panels will be released...
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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.
The blur when spinning around or strafing is far less on a 120hz monitor. It's more about keeping as crisp of an image as possible while moving now since 30-60 fps is easily obtainable with any game these days.
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im tempted to give that planar 120hz display a try considering its using a samsung panel and my 2233rz has been nothing but a pleasure.
    
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