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post #11 of 16
No. not if you have a 60fps cap on a 120htz monitor*

120hz input monitors can allow up to 120 fps without tearing. I thought you were asking if a 120hz screen set to 60hz(60fps) would look any better than a 60hz screen, which made it a silly question
Edited by XiDillon - 8/3/11 at 11:14pm
post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by flopper View Post
don't need 120fps to use a 120hz screen, as the update frequency helps with lower fps also.
This, and the fact that even 85FPS or more can be enough to notice a great difference with a 120hz display.
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I was only wondering cause most newer FPS games running at max graphics your not going to get more then 60 fps unless you have a very good system so when running a game like metro 2033, I would not think that a 120hz monitor would benefit you that much or any newer fps with good graphics.
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post #14 of 16
Sure, using the second most intensive game ever as a point against 120hz monitors. Most games are fine.
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post #15 of 16
Even when you're at 60fps I believe you still notice a difference.. it's still smoother than a 60hz monitor
post #16 of 16
Yep, even if you're only at 60hz, it's still a more overall smooth experience. Plus, little/no tearing compared to the massive amount of tearing you would get if you were at 60fps at 60hz.
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