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I have been reading a lot and it seems like the diference from 60hz to 120hz is like night and day.

Was just hoping some people could help me decide on a great display and explain a little more in depth on why it is so much better than 60hz.

I get around 70-95 fps in BFBC2 i dont really notice screen tearing, although i do notice when i play with vsync on the game feels much more sluggish, will 120hz monitor relieve this if i play with vsync off?

Also it seems that 120hz monitors are restricted to 1080p? I currently have a gtx580sc with a decent OC, was considering SLI, @ 1080p is this an extreme waste? I mean, if it allows me to max everything (AA, etc.) to me i dont think it is overkill and still worth it. Money isnt really a limiting factor to me at this point and time.

Just a little confused as to what the real benefits are seeing as how i never drop below 65-70fps in BFBC2 anyway.
Edited by sockpirate - 8/6/11 at 10:14pm
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Typically, 120hz panels offer more then just allowing up to 120 distinguishable frames, such as less pixel colour artifacts.

The eye is capable of perceiving more then 60 fps, and anyone with a decent CRT could vouch for that.

The VX2268wm is a pretty solid budget monitor when it is calibrated. It is a 16:10 monitor, which is the closest aspect ratio to our own. Here is a link to a review.
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Was looking at this display. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=ASUS%20VG236H

It seems like 120hz display will take advantage of my 580 a lot more than a 60hz monitor?

This is where i am at a loss.....anyone chime in to help out
Edited by sockpirate - 8/6/11 at 11:55pm
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120 Hz is great. If you are into FPS it is almost a must!
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yeah that is almost all i play...hmmm

what do you guys think about this monitor ?

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Typically, 120hz panels offer more then just allowing up to 120 distinguishable frames, such as less pixel colour artifacts.

The eye is capable of perceiving more then 60 fps, and anyone with a decent CRT could vouch for that.
This. And TBH if you don't see the individual frames (in a game without motion blur) on 60hz, I suggest an eye doctor.

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The VX2268wm is a pretty solid budget monitor when it is calibrated. It is a 16:10 monitor, which is the closest aspect ratio to our own. Here is a link to a review.
Though, once again, that 16:10 = eyes aspect ratio thing is bullcrap. It technically doesn't matter because of other factors that contribute here.
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Also it seems that 120hz monitors are restricted to 1080p? I currently have a gtx580sc with a decent OC, was considering SLI, @ 1080p is this an extreme waste? I mean, if it allows me to max everything (AA, etc.) to me i dont think it is overkill and still worth it. Money isnt really a limiting factor to me at this point and time.


Try out 3d vision and then tell me that GTX580 is enough.
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Try out 3d vision and then tell me that GTX580 is enough.
huh?
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This. And TBH if you don't see the individual frames (in a game without motion blur) on 60hz, I suggest an eye doctor.



Though, once again, that 16:10 = eyes aspect ratio thing is bullcrap. It technically doesn't matter because of other factors that contribute here.


WOW...hmmm i honestly cant say i notice any tearing at all...i do have bad eyes though, but i wear glasses and see well with them...
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huh?
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