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120Hz is a must if you buy a new monitor for gaming!
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ok, you guys have sold me, asus vg236he it is then
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Any advice?

I have 3 Samsung Sync Master 23" 60Hz monitors. Only about 6mths old. How can I get the best value for them if I want to sell and upgrade to a 1440/1600p 120Hz.
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NEED? Well, if you didn't need one before, I can't see that you'd *need* one now. However, if you have the graphical capability on your new setup to hit near-ish 120fps with most games, I don't see a reason not to, other than cost.
    
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People hare overrate 120Hz. Unless you are at a pro level looking for any any advantages then i would see 120Hz might give you a 5% advantage. BF3 to begin with its not a fasted passed game. I might get a 3D monitor myself but for 3D not 120Hz and if you do get it get the one that works with AMD card the Samsung one.
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NEED? Well, if you didn't need one before, I can't see that you'd *need* one now. However, if you have the graphical capability on your new setup to hit near-ish 120fps with most games, I don't see a reason not to, other than cost.
yea i guess need was a strong word. my weak mind cant handle eyefinity, i got a huge headache in like 10 minutes from my first try. so i returned the monitors and am going to get the vg236he with the money im getting back. It was either that or get pieces for a folding rig
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
People hare overrate 120Hz. Unless you are at a pro level looking for any any advantages then i would see 120Hz might give you a 5% advantage. BF3 to begin with its not a fasted passed game. I might get a 3D monitor myself but for 3D not 120Hz and if you do get it get the one that works with AMD card the Samsung one.
i have no intentions of using the actual 3d capability. i hate 3d movies in theatre and at home. you may think its overated, to each his own.
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I own a 120hz monitor myself and there is no one day I regret buying it

Now that I'm used to 120hz, games like Counter-Strike look like they are lagging like hell on 60hz monitors.

Once you go 120hz you don't go back.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
People hare overrate 120Hz. Unless you are at a pro level looking for any any advantages then i would see 120Hz might give you a 5% advantage. BF3 to begin with its not a fasted passed game. I might get a 3D monitor myself but for 3D not 120Hz and if you do get it get the one that works with AMD card the Samsung one.
People here don't overrate 120hz, alot of people here used to game on crts with >60hz refresh rates and going to 60hz lcds was terrible, the smoothness of 120hz is something you just have to see to understand, may not be as nice as crts, but it's the closest thing we've got
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I own a 120hz monitor myself and there is no one day I regret buying it

Now that I'm used to 120hz, games like Counter-Strike look like they are lagging like hell on 60hz monitors.

Once you go 120hz you don't go back.
lmao playing CS on a modern SB system with a 570 i'm not surprised.
 
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