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post #11 of 28
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i had a 27" the one in my sig but it was crap and i didnt like it after awhile i down graded to a 22" better quality monitor and noticed a world of difference but a 22" is a bit small and im not sure i want a 27" again i feel its a bit to big for fps gaming after moving back to a 22"
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Listen to De-Zant OP... He is the monitor master! (no sarcasm)

Keep the correct info flowing De-Zant! thumb.gif
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According to De-Zant i may want to go with a good quality 120hz monitor. anyone have and recommendations on a good 120HZ panel around 24"?
post #14 of 28
Sure, even if that is true (which Im not sure about I hear different numbers being thrown around for what the human eye can distinguish every day) BUT... the human eye can still differentiate when the screen is tearing at any framerate. And if youre putting out more frames than the monitor can handle, youll get it, period. Whether your 70 fps on a 60hz monitor or 200fps on a 60hz monitor. Thats what the eye notices, and thats why people want to switch to 120hz monitors, myself included.
post #15 of 28
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Originally Posted by Archngamin View Post

The answer is to go to a store that has both and compare for yourself. Monitors (unlike many computer parts) can be test driven. If you are new to the differences between IPS and 120hz I suggest you go find out for yourself what your eyes desire more.

This would be very wise.

I can say from personal experience that a 120hz monitor enhances a gaming experience (especially fps games) greatly because of the smoothness/fluidity the greater number of frames per second gives you. However, maintaining 100fps or more with the latest games at the highest graphical settings will end up costing you more in the long run (that is if you don't want to sacrifice some eye candy in the game settings).

On the other hand, an IPS panel makes the picture on your screen look stunning. Especially when you are watching HD movies, you'll notice quite a difference due to color accuracy, clarity, etc. The viewing angle is actually quite important IMO when watching movies if you don't want to be sitting in you desk chair. My 120hz monitor is truly awesome, but the viewing angle can be quite a pain when I'm trying to watch a movie from my bed.
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Originally Posted by CrAYoN_EaTeR View Post

According to De-Zant i may want to go with a good quality 120hz monitor. anyone have and recommendations on a good 120HZ panel around 24"?

I have an Alienware monitor and I like it very much. Color accuracy is surprisingly good, especially for a TN panel and the monitor is sturdily built. The touch-activated menu buttons are also cool looking, but that's more of a bonus (or negative thing if that's not your style). It also has a couple USB ports on it. It is quite expensive compared to other monitors though and probably wouldn't be worth it at full price considering that there are other good 120hz monitors for well under $400...

Someone I know has a Planar 120hz monitor and he likes it very much. I believe its around $330 on Newegg.
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Considering the Human eye can only see... *snip*

Oh geeze, not another one of you guys. You don't belong in this discussion, trust me. rolleyes.gif

I just bought my girlfriend an IPS panel for Christmas, and although it's extremely nice and I'm EXTREMELY jealous... I would go with the 120hz panel, simply because I game on my monitors (where as, she works on hers). thumb.gif
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post #18 of 28
Thats right

IPS monitors are for women (Pink gets pinker). 120Hz TN are for men.
post #19 of 28
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According to De-Zant i may want to go with a good quality 120hz monitor. anyone have and recommendations on a good 120HZ panel around 24"?

Look no further:

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHHJ_enUS466US466&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=s23a750d#rlz=1C1CHHJ_enUS466US466&q=s23a750d&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbo=u&tbm=shop&source=og&sa=N&tab=wf&ei=5_kiT62wBYaItwfNl5miCw&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=75ed7857e32bf095&biw=1564&bih=904
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viewing angles are as bad on IPS as on TN if viewing dark content. (Very! case sensitive. Some TN just have horrible viewing angles) Fine on brighter content though.

What?
IPS panels have viewing angles that are second to none.
TN panels aren't even in the same league as IPS panels when it comes to clarity, viewing angles and dark picture, period.
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