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My current monitor, produced in 2005 (OLD)

Looking to upgrade, how much of an improvement will i see, say.... with a new age display?
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Umm, a ton.

1280x1024 is far different from 1920x1080, especially for games.

Contrast ratio and colors will be incredibly different.

Response time will be cut in half or more.
     
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yeahhh def. get a new monitor...it's time..will be a big difference.
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Umm, a ton.
1280x1024 is far different from 1920x1080, especially for games.
Contrast ratio and colors will be incredibly different.
Response time will be cut in half or more.

How is the resolution different? Are games now optimized for Wide screen?

Contrast ratio and colors? AWESOME

Response time? What do you mean by response time?
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Response time is how long a pixel takes to change colors. Honestly, anything with less than 8ms GTG response time is good. Input lag is more important.
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How is the resolution different? Are games now optimized for Wide screen?
Contrast ratio and colors? AWESOME
Response time? What do you mean by response time?

Umm, they have been for a long time now... You really were under a rock tongue.gif Not to mention just the increase in pixel count is drastically different.

The lag and "ghosting" that a monitor suffers from is related to the response time. Usually you'll see monitors marketed as 2ms response time when they're "gaming" monitors as that reduces there being a faint trail of objects as you move the around a game.
     
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Umm, they have been for a long time now... You really were under a rock tongue.gif Not to mention just the increase in pixel count is drastically different.
The lag and "ghosting" that a monitor suffers from is related to the response time. Usually you'll see monitors marketed as 2ms response time when they're "gaming" monitors as that reduces there being a faint trail of objects as you move the around a game.

Yes, i've upgraded everything in my computer twice, and its still old haha.

Never though about a monitor till now. it has 2 half-dead pixels now. Pixels can display all colors except black. black in the deads is blue.
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