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I got mine at 1600x1200 with 60hz refresh rate because it the max my LCD can do at this reso I think, will I tell a difference, liek visibly in the quality/smoothness (no jaggy edges) in 60hz versus something like 70-80?
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I have an LCD whose fastest refresh rate is 72Hz, and for what I've seen there's no difference what-so-ever between 60 and 72 Hz on it.
Still, on my previous CRT it hade a heck of a difference, if you had a CRT I would have told you that 85Hz is the minimum refresh rate, but on LCDs I don't think this rule applies. Wait for other oppinions as I only have my LCD for 2 months and dunno if I noticed all the details so far...
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Refresh rates on monitors mainly affect eye fatigue. You'll experience less of it the higher the refresh rates, however with LCD's I don't think it's as much an issue as with CRT's.

A higher refresh rate won't improve the appearance of jagged lines or such however; that's what AA (anti-aliasing) is for.
    
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Refresh rate on LCDs is totaly different than on CRTs, 60hz is perfectly fine.
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