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I'm looking into a new monitor for gaming, ideally 1080p to match my laptop and around 20"-23". I intend to use it for pc gaming and with my xbox.

The question is, how much of a difference will there really be with response time? I'm looking at two monitors, one with 5ms response time and one with 3ms response time (both g2g). Would there be a difference between 2ms and 3ms as well?

Also, my laptop has a displayport interface. What kind of differences are there to using a cable that goes from dual-link displayport to hdmi instead of just using straight displayport?

Are there any other factors I should consider for gaming? Aside from gaming, I'll be using it for schoolwork and general web browsing.

Any suggestions are appreciated, thanks
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anything sub 8ms is fine wont notice the difference
    
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I haven't found any noticeable difference between 2ms and 3ms. Obviously it's there but to see it with the eye, I've never saw it. But of course there are really good priced monitors for both 2ms and 3ms. So either one is a good choice. This is from using both 2ms and 4ms monitors for Xbox.

If you go from Dual to HDMI, There might be some res changes you would have to do. Considering each support different resolutions. So just basically changing it would be the only thing. That's all I had to do.
    
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The average response time of all colour changes for both monitors will be well over 10ms. Pick whichever you prefer.
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I'm thinking about going with this one.


basically my only concerns are if 5ms is good enough and if there are any drawbacks to using dual-ink displayport to hdmi.

It also has a tv tuner which is a nice plus for me, and its a smaller screen size. Its for my dorm room so I'm trying to stay on the small side.
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Any thoughts the monitor I posted?
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