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POLL: Do you regret buying a 120hz monitor?

Poll Results: Do you regret buying a 120hz monitor?

 
  • 6% (4)
    Yes - Going from 60hz to 120hz didn't make any difference at all.
  • 25% (15)
    Kinda - The difference is there but not as big as some people make it out to be.
  • 68% (41)
    No - Never regretted buying. Going from 60hz to 120hz made a great difference,
60 Total Votes  
post #1 of 33
Thread Starter 
I'm very close to buying the BenQ XL2420T but I am not sure the if its really worth it or if theres any significant difference going from a 60hz screen. There seem to be people saying its not worth it and people who says its totally worth it, so thats why I made this thread.


In the games I play I easily do well above 60fps
post #2 of 33
I don't regret my 120hz., what I regretted was purchasing the v3d245 because of other monitor issues. The 120hz was superb

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post #3 of 33
Don't regret it at all - definitely one of the best things I've done with regards to PC gaming.
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post #4 of 33
got my Samsung S23A950D, and this monitor has been good...

Although, some games simply do not support 120hz, such as Rage... So you will not get the fullest extent of certain games as games such as NFS: Hot Pursuit is limited only to 30FPS....

Make sure that your system is powerful enough to push out the 120HZ and the monitor WILL NOT disappoint, also even in other games... it simply gets rid of tearing without V SYNC being enabled(THE LAG!!!) so it was a great upgrade for me...
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post #5 of 33
I got 2 of the BenQ ones, they are great. thumb.gif
 
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post #6 of 33
Nope bought 3 x whenthey just came out for $350 best purchase ever can't go back to 60
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post #7 of 33
You really notice it once you have it. Being able to see all the frames your getting makes it easier on the eyes.
 
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post #8 of 33
Thread Starter 
Thanks alot guys biggrin.gif I will order one asap
post #9 of 33
No regrets at all.

I have on occasion accidentally gone back to 60hz and it was really easy to notice, and not very nice play on.
post #10 of 33
no regrets on my Samsung S23A750D..i would also consider Samsung S27A750D or the BenQ in OP...though I would wait for some more official reviews...im not a big fan of BenQ QA issues...but that monitor looks good so far.

FYI - I also have 24" IPS..its great for work/web..and the 16:10 ratio is awesome. It's actually a better size/fit for me...but the 120hz 750D is unbeatable in gaming...
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