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And what if you like the screen to be glossy? I've had a glossy screen since the very beginning and can't go back to matte! I noticed the pixel pitch is .27, I remember .24 being better and have noticed these LED's pitch being a bit bigger than good old LCD.
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OP wants 120hz not 60hz

hey where do you see what hz mine is I couldn't find it anywhere, I wouldn't have recommended it if I knew it didn't meet his criteria rolleyes.gif
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post #13 of 20
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If you're okay with glossy, the samsung S23a700d is perhaps the nicest choice available in the low price section.
If you wouldn't like glossy, the benQ XL2420T is the monitor of choice for these needs. smile.gif

So I'm trying to figure out what is glossy and what is matted, but I'm at work so the only monitors I have to reference are my dual Dell 1905FPs. Would these be considered matted?
    
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If you're okay with glossy, the samsung S23a700d is perhaps the nicest choice available in the low price section.
If you wouldn't like glossy, the benQ XL2420T is the monitor of choice for these needs. smile.gif

So I'm trying to figure out what is glossy and what is matted, but I'm at work so the only monitors I have to reference are my dual Dell 1905FPs. Would these be considered matted?

I'm not sure what those monitors hold, but they're probably matte like the majority of dell's lower end.

But basically, if the monitor has reflections and acts like a mirror when the screen is black, it's glossy. If it doesn't, and has a slight "grainy" look to it, it's matte.
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post #15 of 20
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Curious but why are you talking about the U2412M (8ms lag) in here? He was asking for a gaming/low lag monitor...

I was just stating what i was gonna get that's all. But the people who owned the dell's i mentioned says there perfect for gaming as well. Plus there IPS 16:10 1920x1200P. I was playing on a 37" vizio 1920x1080 trust me these 3 monitors will be a huge upgrade. 8ms lag doesn't bother me, also i've heard it's actually like 5ms lag or something. I've been playing on 60hz my whole life so switching to 120hz i wont see a difference but that's just me, and it wont make you play any better in FPS. If you suck you suck, but i can understand the one's that do say they see a difference between the two and feel it's much smoother. If i were to get a TN panel it'd be the BenQ's but 1080P sucks and so does TN panels. Just my opinion though man so no one knock me for it tongue.gif
    
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post #16 of 20
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Curious but why are you talking about the U2412M (8ms lag) in here? He was asking for a gaming/low lag monitor...

Response time is NOT the same as input lag. Response time means the time it takes for the pixels to change, not how long a click takes to register. Input lag is the time it takes for a click to register, which is one of the main factors in game lag.
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Most response times are wrong anyway. They are advertising gimmicks and are usually measured gray-to-gray. Black-white-black is the more important number, but it's always much bigger so the manufacturers list the gray-to-gray time. Mine has a 2ms gray-to-gray, for example.

Input lag is not normally shown in the monitor specs. Input lag is usually determined by people who review the monitors and who know how to measure it. It's also an average of several readings. The readings can vary all over the place. For example, mine has an average of 10ms but can vary from 0 to 24ms. I usually cannot detect input lag in my games (rarely with v-sync on for certain games).

For LCD monitors, 5ms is a superb input lag average and there isn't a LCD monitor to my knowledge with an average input lag less than that (unless it's been released within the last 4 months or so). Anything under 10ms is good for a LCD, regardless of what anyone has to say about it. You can't even blink your eye in less than ~150ms at best. Detecting 10ms of input lag without high speed camera equipment is virtually impossible.

The last time I checked, BenQ had the lowest input lag and it was just over 5ms, almost 6ms. But it suffered in other categories. Maybe there's something newer now? Check reviews.

If you want lower input lag, you have to get away from LCD monitors and get something like a CRT. Until the technology improves.
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Thanks for replies guys smile.gif
Now can u tell me pros and cons for samsung S23a700 and benq xl2420t. Would be nice thumb.gif
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Owners of samsung S23a700 and benq xl2420t tell me pros and cons pls.
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