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TBH I just purchased a GD235HZ and I swear I don't notice a difference. Well no where near close to what I thought it would be from what I read here around the forums.
This comes from someone who played shooters for over 10 years.
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post #22 of 31
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Originally Posted by dakU View Post
TBH I just purchased a GD235HZ and I swear I don't notice a difference. Well no where near close to what I thought it would be from what I read here around the forums.
This comes from someone who played shooters for over 10 years.
You're doing something wrong if you don't notice a difference as soon as you turn 120hz on. It's a night and day difference even on the desktop.
post #23 of 31
My buddy just got the ASUS VG236H and it is quite spectacular. I highly recommend it if you dont mind a very glossy screen. Lots of reflections if you have a lot of windows around. Makes me really want a 120hz monitor but im not ready to downgrade size to get it.
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post #24 of 31
I use the VG236H i believe, great monitor. I'd suggest 120hz to anyone who is willing to pay the money.

I chose 1 120 hz over 2 or 3 60 hz monitors because of how much of a difference I noticed when I tested a 120 hz in comparison to a 60 in a store.
    
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post #25 of 31
I'm getting ready to sell my 120hz monitor and 3d kit if you want to save some money.

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post #26 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ickz View Post
You're doing something wrong if you don't notice a difference as soon as you turn 120hz on. It's a night and day difference even on the desktop.
I just don't see a difference.
I'm sure i'll notice it once you'll point out the difference and that's exactly what i'm trying to say. I know there's a difference, but it's not night and day like I thought it will be.
I should of gone the 1600p route lol.
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post #27 of 31
The brightness on those two Samsung monitors are terrible for the price you'd be paying. Look for 400 cd/m² or better if you're willing to drop the bills on a quality monitor.

That Alienware monitor definitely is sharp. I'd advise you skip the 3D and go with something like that, or a new Dell UltraSharp.
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post #28 of 31
so im confused, if you only have a 60hz monitor and you get more than 60fps in games you will get screen tearing? Becuase i have a 60hz 1920x1200 asus 26 inch and do not notice tearing in games at all? I get about 80-90 fps and never drop below 60 in bfbc2 with my 580.

I have been thinking about going 120hz to utilize more performance in my rig but wondering if it is worth it for the price of a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=ASUS%20VG236H

So if you have a 60hz monitor and you get over 60fps, you arent actually getting over 60fps?

Also, then why does bfbc2 play smoother for me when vsync is turned off if only only getting 60fps anyway?
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post #29 of 31
I miss my true 100fps I perceived from using my old CRT @ 100hz, I've actually been contemplating rigging up some sliding mechanism so I can have both monitors (CRT & 24" LCD) on my desk and just move them when I want to play low res shooters like CS1.6. I'll test out the 120hz monitors if you're willing to supply them!
post #30 of 31
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so im confused, if you only have a 60hz monitor and you get more than 60fps in games you will get screen tearing? Becuase i have a 60hz 1920x1200 asus 26 inch and do not notice tearing in games at all? I get about 80-90 fps and never drop below 60 in bfbc2 with my 580.

I have been thinking about going 120hz to utilize more performance in my rig but wondering if it is worth it for the price of a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=ASUS%20VG236H

So if you have a 60hz monitor and you get over 60fps, you arent actually getting over 60fps?

Also, then why does bfbc2 play smoother for me when vsync is turned off if only only getting 60fps anyway?
yeah 60Hz monitors can only display 60 frames per second anything over that and it starts skipping frames i think and i dont know how u can turn off vsync and not see screen tearing. when u turn real fast in an fps or game like wow u will see a horizontal split where the frames dont match up
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