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post #21 of 31
Day and night, difference. I have 3x gd235hzbid from acer for 3d vision surround. Awesome in 2d, and even more awesome in 3d. It's almost unfair 120 vs 60. ESPECIALY in fps
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post #22 of 31
acer gd series is bad quality monitors, color banding and overdrive issues.
post #23 of 31
I bought that ASUS setup. The 120hz monitor is SICK! Seriously don't hesitate on that one. If money is no issue why not throw in another 580?

3D vision however was not a fun experience for me. It's just not fun looking at everything through tint. And if you have glasses I've heard it's terrible.
 
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post #24 of 31
580 SLI is a great match for 120Hz 1080p.
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post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by num1son View Post
I bought that ASUS setup. The 120hz monitor is SICK! Seriously don't hesitate on that one. If money is no issue why not throw in another 580?

3D vision however was not a fun experience for me. It's just not fun looking at everything through tint. And if you have glasses I've heard it's terrible.
Thats kind of how I felt about my Acer GD235hz. Although, I was still impressed with the potential of 3d vision on the Acer. With a newer 3d vision display like my Planar SA2311W the brightness is really a non issue. Crosstalk is also minimal.
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post #26 of 31
I went through several setups before I settled on the one in my sig. To get it, I sold my 30"-based PLP setup. (Though in an ideal world, I'd have this computer and another one with a 30" display and two 22" portrait displays for workflow and a few games that just look really good on a single high-DPI, big display.)

3D Vision is nice in a few games, but overall the wow factor wears off after a couple weeks. Metro 2033 and a couple other games should be experienced in 3D for sure, but the main attraction here is 120hz. Words can't serve as sufficient description, you just have to experience it in fast-paced games. One analogy might be that the difference between 60 hz and 120 hz is like the difference between cutting through steak with a plastic knife versus a machete. Just so smooth and natural.

I tried the Acer 27" 3D monitor and the Acer 23.6" monitors, but I settled on the Asus. The gloss helps the colors pop much better, and I don't mind the glare. Also seemed to have the least cross-talk.
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post #27 of 31
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Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post
580 SLI is a great match for 120Hz 1080p.
This is what i was thinking, i will be adding another 580 here with the purchace of the monitor, im either going with the benq or the asus.

In all honesty i might be selling my 1.5gb 580 sc and going with 2, 3gb models for the 3d surround.

For the immefiate purchace though i will just be going with the monitor and see how much i like it, i am definately hoping it is as great as you all say!
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post #28 of 31
Sup folks. I will be putting together a 580 sli build in a few weeks and I have been eying that Acer 27 inch 120 Hz. Is that a good monitor for gaming?
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post #29 of 31
Let me know which monitor you decide on and how you like it. I may be interested in purchasing the BenQ as well, but haven't seen too much feedback on it
post #30 of 31
I changed from 60hz eyefinity to 120hz eyefinity using 3xviewsonic 2268 screens.
the desktop experience is now better, I got bad eyes due to age, and for me it makes a difference so I don't need to strain my eyes either playing BC2 or desktop use.

the smoothness and clarity of 120hz makes a difference, for some it might not be highly noticeable but I spend a lot of time in front of my screens and its for me a good improvement.

next is thin bezel 120hz screens but I guess that is an upgrade in a years time.
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