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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.
You don't even need to be able to maintain 120hz to take advantage of 120hz in 2d. If you're getting anything above 60fps in games you will get screen tearing on a 60hz monitor. With a 120hz monitor you wouldn't get screen tearing and you wouldn't get the massive amounts of input lag associated with using vsync (game dependent obviously, some games work better with vsync than others).
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You don't even need to be able to maintain 120hz to take advantage of 120hz in 2d. If you're getting anything above 60fps in games you will get screen tearing on a 60hz monitor. With a 120hz monitor you wouldn't get screen tearing and you wouldn't get the massive amounts of input lag associated with using vsync (game dependent obviously, some games work better with vsync than others).
Yeah thats another reason i wanna go 120hz i HATE screen tearing and input lag from vertical sync it will be so nice to turn it off and get the full power of my rig.


Im not sure on the alienware the price is so close to these monitors they come with 3d glasses and the 2d to 3d conversion. Also, i don't use Nvidia Gpus so id never be able to use the 3d on it.
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Im making this price range becasue i have 300 ish to spend on a monitor and i just fixed a laptop and did some home set up work should net me 100ish dollars ez money so thats 400 and my brothers gonna buy my current monitor and my old 5770 off me for 200. Thats 600 and i can spare an extra 100 to get the 27 inch so i wont need to upgrade for a long while.


Another question though will 1920x1080 look good at 27 inches or is it too big?
should i just get the 23 inch? im using 21.5 atm wanted to go bigger
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Just got ASUS VG236H (without Nvidia 3d goggles since I got Radeon card) and am very please already. Gonna try some games now and see if there is a smoother gameplay!
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Just got ASUS VG236H (without Nvidia 3d goggles since I got Radeon card) and am very please already. Gonna try some games now and see if there is a smoother gameplay!
Well how is it!!!!
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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.


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


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.
i play with vsnyc off so i get 120+ easy and it plays smoother i agree, but i don't need to spend $500 on a moniter to do that
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i play with vsnyc off so i get 120+ easy and it plays smoother i agree, but i don't need to spend $500 on a moniter to do that

But your monitor doesn't support 120 hz so u dont actually see it
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Even if you don't intend to use the 3D functionality, 120hz PC monitors improve the experience by making things quite a bit smoother. I'll never willingly go back to a 60HZ screen simply because of how enjoyable I find 120HZ. The improved smoothness definitely made the purchase worthwhile.

Don't make the mistake of buying a 120HZ TV. Get a 120HZ monitor instead. Sure, you miss out on some size, but you get real 120HZ. I don't really feel like explaining the difference, but if you're curious, look up "frame interpolation" on 120HZ TVs. This isn't done on 120HZ monitors because they accept full 120HZ signals.
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Even if you don't intend to use the 3D functionality, 120hz PC monitors improve the experience by making things quite a bit smoother. I'll never willingly go back to a 60HZ screen simply because of how enjoyable I find 120HZ. The improved smoothness definitely made the purchase worthwhile.

Don't make the mistake of buying a 120HZ TV. Get a 120HZ monitor instead. Sure, you miss out on some size, but you get real 120HZ. I don't really feel like explaining the difference, but if you're curious, look up "frame interpolation" on 120HZ TVs. This isn't done on 120HZ monitors because they accept full 120HZ signals.
yup im aware of this ty though
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