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2560x1600 120hz? Do they exist?

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I've been doing some research and I heard once you go 2560x1600, you will never go back. I also heard 120hz is phenomenal compared to 60hz. But unfortunately, I can only find 2560x1600 at 60hz or 1920x1080 at 120hz. Display port 1.2a supports high enough bandwidth to use 2560x1600 at 120hz, so is there any word of any monitors at that resolution and refresh rate being produces? Only asking because I plan on upgrading my monitor which is only 1920x1080 at 60hz.
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found this b4 . u might want to read it http://3dvision-blog.com/displayport-the-future-of-3d-capable-computer-monitors-or-not/
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Short answer - no

and if there was... it would be crazy expensive. Considering most 2560x1600 screens start off around $1000. its hard enough to push 2560x1600 resolution for current games. You'd need some serious GPU horse power to run at that resolution and 120 fps.

I was using a 2560x1440 screen and recently bought a 120hz monitor. I preferred the 120hz over the extra resolution.
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Connectors currently do not offer enough bandwidth to support the data transfer needed for 1600p@120hz .
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If you read my post, Displayport 1.2A does. >_>
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I've been doing some research and I heard once you go 2560x1600, you will never go back. I also heard 120hz is phenomenal compared to 60hz. But unfortunately, I can only find 2560x1600 at 60hz or 1920x1080 at 120hz. Display port 1.2a supports high enough bandwidth to use 2560x1600 at 120hz, so is there any word of any monitors at that resolution and refresh rate being produces? Only asking because I plan on upgrading my monitor which is only 1920x1080 at 60hz.

Currently no, and isn't likely to be seen anytime soon due to bandwidth restrictions as you pointed out. Also like someone else said, it would be immensly expensive for consumers to be anywhere near viable. Current high end displays @ 1080p 120Hz are already silly expensive. Although with the arrival of Kepler GPU's things may move forward in screen tech as, lets be honest 1080p isn't enough to tax current GPU's let alone next gen.
 
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I don't even think 120hz monitors are even available above 1920x1080p, so as of yet no. Thinking four or five years down the road from now we might, but they won't be cheap. We already have the GPU strength even if you need SLI or even Tri-SLI, as well as the bandwidth to support it, we just need to adopt the screens.
post #8 of 10
The catleap monitors that are covered extensively in a thread here on OCN can sometimes be overclocked to 90-120hz, but that really is the only thing even remotely close to what you're looking for. You're definitely not the only one!
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DVI-D (dual link) is able to transfer 2560x1440 @120hz. Unfortunately there are no monitors on the market that can deliver 1440p @120Hz stock.
Read this thread (the Catleap 100Hz one), you'll find useful info smile.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1232084/yamakasi-catleap-q270-100hz-guaranteed/0_20
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i dont think in itself 120hz require a dual link DVI and high res monitor require it to so maybe later i dont think they will lunch a monitor that require two dual link DVI loll would be kind of dumb
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