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Originally Posted by Phantom_Dave View Post

No problem. Everyone has different tastes. smile.gif

I would probably pick up a 120Hz monitor if they weren't so much money. With my price range seems like I am only looking at a 23" acer which is not super good according to alot of reviews... Maybe in the next year or so prices will drop thumb.gif
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That is a misconception. You don't need high framerate capability to use 120Hz right. It means that the gameplay will be smoother OVERALL.

120hz=120 frames per second (panel refresh rate)

explain to me how a PC rendering 60 frames per second will produce an image that "looks better", just because the screen has a higher refresh rate...
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I don't think anyone said 120hz looks better, but rather "feels smoother". A monitor refreshing at full 120hz translates images 2x faster than one at 60hz.

So instead of 16.7ms / one frame, it's executed at 8.3~ms between images.
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I don't think anyone said 120hz looks better, but rather "feels smoother". A monitor refreshing at full 120hz translates images 2x faster than one at 60hz.
So instead of 16.7ms / one frame, it's executed at 8.3~ms between images.

yeah exactly, but if a pc can only render 60 frames per second based on the hardware, it still won't make a difference when compared to a 60hz monitor!
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That's kinda a false analogy. Even if you could only render up to 80 FPS (12.5ms) , the milliseconds between frames are still less to that of a 60hz (16.7ms) monitor based on the static integer of 1000hz (1 frame/sec or 1ms).

Is it worth it if you're only averaging about 60 FPS max in your favorite games? Maybe not, but it's one of those things that tends to work on a person by person basis. I personally don't care about games from graphical standpoints and disable any distractions/extra rendering just to boost fps (if needed) But that's me.
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Originally Posted by kdon View Post

120hz=120 frames per second (panel refresh rate)
explain to me how a PC rendering 60 frames per second will produce an image that "looks better", just because the screen has a higher refresh rate...

You don't get it. The time between frames will still be lower, which does mean smoother gameplay. I suggest you read more about it.
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You don't get it. The time between frames will still be lower, which does mean smoother gameplay. I suggest you read more about it.

but your 60 frames per second still cannot happen more than 60 times a second... haha
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