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I'm about to buy a 27" monitor 1920 x1080 but here is the problem i don't understand response time cause i have never care..biggrin.gif


monitor for gaming which is better?


-2ms response time

-5ms response time
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lower response time is better for gaming. Also if your gonna go with a 27'', you might wanna look into higher resolutions (e.g. 2560x1440)
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lower the better, get the 2ms one, if its picture quality is better or equal to the 5ms one...

ways to tell, 1080 is a must, color contrast ratios are important, example, a 250,000 : 1 is significatnly better then a 25,000: 1 ectera.
   
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post #4 of 6
Input lag matters more for gaming.
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I heard the AW2310 Alien-ware is pretty awesome for the price. gunner.gif Hope I dont get crucified for saying that...
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post #6 of 6
Pixel responsiveness matters if you're looking at fast-moving images, but the quoted spec is unfortunately of limited usefulness. There are different ways to measure, different thresholds and interpretations, varying applications of overdrive (some very fast monitors exhibit noticeable overshoot artifacts, like BenQ XL2410T), and so on. Quoted specs won't be comparable. In practice some monitors rated at 5 ms will perform better in pixel transitions than those at 2 ms or even 1 ms. It depends.

Input lag often matters more as well.

Before you go out and buy anything, have you actually used a 27" monitor before? You sure 1920x1080 won't look too low-res for a screen that large? Furthermore, was it a TN panel? Are you sure that having gamma shifts from shifting your vertical viewing position is okay, and for the bottom of the screen to often look different than the top? Anyway, it's best to see in person.

I recommend brushing up at least on some terminology, maybe here:
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/features.htm
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/advanced.htm
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