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I've done a bit of research and checked around and the

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001473

looks awesome and there's a 27 inch version as well

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001472

Im just not sure what would be best for me currently running amd 6870 so no
Nvidia 3d with out spending more money and these monitors come with 3d glasses and built in 2d to 3d processing done on the monitor itself.

Is there a better 120hz display out there at these values ?


Also has anyone gotten either of these and what did you think $600-$700 is prob the most i will spend so what are your thoughts?
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Is 3D a must? because at those prices you could get a 47 inch 120hz LED backlit LCD HDTV. Just saying.

P.S. Your sig rig says it runs "windows 7 ultimate 64but". Clever, if you did that on purpose.
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Is 3D a must? because at those prices you could get a 47 inch 120hz LED backlit LCD HDTV. Just saying.

P.S. Your sig rig says it runs "windows 7 ultimate 64but". Clever, if you did that on purpose.
3d isnt really a must but i really want a 120hz display and i have a 720p 32 inch tv on my wall that barely ever gets turned on so the tv would go to waste
We even watch all our movies at my desk she has hers next to mine with my old pc stuff in a rig.

And yes 64but was intentional
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really wanted the 23" 750 model with no tuner, cannot believe how expensive they are

disappointing samsung
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When did the Samsung come out? I had been hearing BenQ was one of the better 120hz monitors out
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When did the Samsung come out? I had been hearing BenQ was one of the better 120hz monitors out
im not really sure but i figure since id be spending 400 ish anyway might as well get something awesome and spend a lil extra
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Quote:
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Is 3D a must? because at those prices you could get a 47 inch 120hz LED backlit LCD HDTV. Just saying.

P.S. Your sig rig says it runs "windows 7 ultimate 64but". Clever, if you did that on purpose.
You can't run a TV in 120hz mode on a PC.

That 120hz mode is limited to that 'super clean/fast mode' for sports.

you can't run 3d PC on a 120hz TV.

Only a monitor, because it is true 120hz refresh
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unless you want to use the 3d a 120hz monitor will be a waste of money IMO
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Is 3D a must? because at those prices you could get a 47 inch 120hz LED backlit LCD HDTV. Just saying.

P.S. Your sig rig says it runs "windows 7 ultimate 64but". Clever, if you did that on purpose.
120hz TVs and monitors are 2 completely different things. Do not waste money on a 120hz TV thinking you can run it at 120hz on your pc.

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Originally Posted by stevevace2 View Post
Is there a better 120hz display out there at these values ?
The Alienware 23" 120hz monitor is easily one of the best on the market. If you're willing to spend the money, that's what I would recommend.
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-8846

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unless you want to use the 3d a 120hz monitor will be a waste of money IMO
I 100% disagree and I believe you would too if you gamed on a 120hz monitor. If you have a system capable of maintaining 120fps or higher the 120hz monitors make gaming noticeable smoother.
Edited by HWI - 8/5/11 at 12:26am
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I 100% disagree and I believe you would too if you gamed on a 120hz monitor. If you have a system capable of maintaining 120fps or higher the 120hz monitors make gaming noticeable smoother.
Yeah, games are crt like at those refresh rates
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