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Is there honestly a difference in games if your not using 3d? I thought 60fps and above you cant tell the difference.
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Honestly... Most people I know can't tell the difference between 30 fps (or the 24 fps we use in movies) from 60 fps

I hate 120hz in movies, makes them look fake

On games it is great, but most can't tell
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post #3 of 48
Read up on it here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refresh_rate

Refresh rate and FPS are not the same thing.
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Depends on if your GPU can handle it - if your GPU can't do above 60fps max settings, then really no need for it as you won't utilize it anyway - if your GPU can handle 120fps + then you'll see a difference as game play will look smoother.
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post #5 of 48
I would really like to try 120hz, and find it hard to believe most people wouldn't notice a difference.
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I notice the difference, now 60hz feels slow to me. But, everyone's different.
post #7 of 48
Games go in increments of 30Hz or FPS, movies and TV are stuck at 24FPS. 120Hz = 120FPS with no screen tearing (V-sync). And smoother imaging when watching films or TV.
So if you have a good enough Video card and a 480Hz TV, you can run 480FPS with no screen tearing.
Edited by Paratrooper1n0 - 8/1/11 at 12:00pm
post #8 of 48
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Originally Posted by donutpirate View Post
Read up on it here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refresh_rate

Refresh rate and FPS are not the same thing.
True, however they are largely related when talking about gaming.
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post #9 of 48
I simply cannot stand to use 60hz screens after using 120hz. I absolutely love my 120hz monitor. I've never even tried the 3D feature. Everything in 2D is just so much smoother.

Before trying a friends 120hz monitor, I thought they were nonsense. After trying his for about 3 seconds, I decided I wanted one of my own, and bought one later that night.
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post #10 of 48
120hz is supposed to be naturally smoother, regardless of framerate. Less input lag and ghosting normally as well. There is a full blown thread on 120hz verse 60hz in the monitor section as a sticky. I would suggest reading it.

You will most likely notice a difference regardless of your gpu.
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