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it'd be something like a 6 hour, 370 mile round trip so it'd take me more than one tank of gas...and the gas isn't something i care about. the length of the drive is what would suck.
Well, considering I could take my wagon (probably best choice, the most comfortable and practical car for the job - hey I drove 3 days straight from NYC to Houston and my back didn't even hurt ), the ~6-7 hour escapade won't be too harsh. I get about 280 miles per tank city driving, so highway should be about 300-320. Since it's 140 miles there and 140 miles back, it shouldn't be too bad on my tank .

That, or I can take my girlfriend's Mustang .
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I too was curious about this topic but my research has pointed to minimal differences in gaming between the crt and the 120hz lcd
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I too was curious about this topic but my research has pointed to minimal differences in gaming between the crt and the 120hz lcd
That's for people who have never played true 100+fps on high quality CRT.
Anybody who has played FPS for over 10 years would know the big difference.
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That's for people who have never played true 100+fps on high quality CRT.
Anybody who has played FPS for over 10 years would know the big difference.
Well, I know users that came from the fw900 that say there aren't significant differences between both for gaming. Plus no crt can give you 120hz at 1080p so...
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Well, I know users that came from the fw900 that say there aren't significant differences between both for gaming. Plus no crt can give you 120hz at 1080p so...
It still doesn't look as good. Your point is still moot.
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I went and got me a 120Hz monitor... Love it to death.
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Being brutally honest with you... yes. I just (like a week ago) moved from an IBM P275 21" aperture grille CRT to a Dell UltraSharp U2410 24" IPS LCD (specs list the response time as 6ms). There is a noticeable blur and trailing and ghosting or whatever you want to call it. I can even notice it in slow (30FPS) games like The Sims 3, Tiberium Wars, and even at the desktop. It's slightly dizzying at it's worst, but it's not outright terrible overall. I cannot speak for 120Hz TN panels, however.

I felt the same way as you. People told me "time to upgrade" and "CRTs have no merit left" and "LCDs have surpassed them in all areas", all of this three years back, and even today that's an outright lie, let alone back then. I think I'm done with CRT due to some practical issues, but... I miss it. That being said, I do still love my LCD, but yes, the blur/response time/ghosting is a mentionable issue compared to the CRT.
Anything under 16ms does nothing for you for a 60hz panel.
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^That is not how response times work...

Just.. no.
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^That is not how response times work...

Just.. no.
Actually, if you have a limiting factor of 60 hz, having your pixels change any faster does not benefit you at all. Each frame has a maximum of being produced at a rate of 60 times per second, having your pixels change at a faster rate is still limited to the input.

And I'm not quite sure if I understand English that well, but I think it is pretty clear that I did not give an explanation of a response time.
Edited by Domino - 8/20/11 at 12:56am
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I'm not going to do anything here, your previous statements elsewhere and what that sentence seemed to imply just goes against how they actually do work.

Like you once saying that 2ms response times would limit you to 40-50hz (you actually said this, lol). This is utterly false.


The main issue here is that given response times are not accurate representations. The ms depends on the transition, and many transitions go over the 16ms limit, even if the panel is advertised as 8ms (IIRC the U2410 was). Let's leave it at that.
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