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Originally Posted by Alchemist07 View Post

ummm, and about 4/5 times overkill for what your eyes can process?
lol?

I pencil modded my eyes, now 120 hz is too slow tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by insyxion View Post

You obviously never played on 120hz one.. For weeks i've been thinking about getting one. People like you said is not worth it, some said it is. I was confused. but i still went and bought one..
I'm not good at this, but when it comes to monitors HZ is not like real life. There is huge huge damn ******* huge differents betwen 60HZ and 120hz..
I'm running so smooth any games now.

Even Windows Desktop is like "POW!" at 120hz. tongue.gif
post #13 of 142
*Never gamed on a 120Hz or experienced a 120Hz monitor for that matter*

Wouldn't it be depended on the frame rates your graphics hardware can actually put out when it comes to gaming/frame rates of video etc etc?
For instance, if your card can't push out at least 120fps or close to it, a 120Hz monitor becomes pointless.
I'm figuring that's why VSync locks it to 60fps, the average monitor is 60Hz/75Hz refresh rate.
 
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post #14 of 142
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Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

*Never gamed on a 120Hz or experienced a 120Hz monitor for that matter*
Wouldn't it be depended on the frame rates your graphics hardware can actually put out when it comes to gaming/frame rates of video etc etc?
For instance, if your card can't push out at least 120fps or close to it, a 120Hz monitor becomes pointless.
I'm figuring that's why VSync locks it to 60fps, the average monitor is 60Hz/75Hz refresh rate.
Absolutely correct thumb.gif
Most of the people who claim that they can't see any difference don't understand the concept of 120hz and try to run Crysis 2 on ultra settings on a 120 hz monitor, and when they have the same average 60 fps as before, it makes them say it's a gimmick :-)
    
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Both of you are wrong, you don't need to push to 120fps to experiance smoothness, i used to have 60hz monitor when i drop under 70 80fps at times on 60hz was extremely choppy lagy , now i have 120hz .. 100% smoother then before. Day and night different, will never go back to 60hz. Never ever again.
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post #16 of 142
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*Never gamed on a 120Hz or experienced a 120Hz monitor for that matter*
Wouldn't it be depended on the frame rates your graphics hardware can actually put out when it comes to gaming/frame rates of video etc etc?
For instance, if your card can't push out at least 120fps or close to it, a 120Hz monitor becomes pointless.
I'm figuring that's why VSync locks it to 60fps, the average monitor is 60Hz/75Hz refresh rate.

vsync doesn't lock to 60, it locks to (a fraction of) what you set as refresh rate. Even if you aren't pushing 120, you may be pushing 90.. still better than 60. also, 3-d.
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Yeh I have the BenQ Xl2420T; well I love it the op is right.
The difference is night and day.

Talking of that BenQ, how are you finding it? I'm considering getting a few for surround, either the BenQ's or Samsungs.
 
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post #18 of 142
A few years ago I was skeptical about 120HZ displays. A few days before a LAN my CSS teammate came over to my place and let me try his 120HZ monitor out. I was sold instantly. I bought one as soon as the trip was over and I'll never use another 60HZ display for my main machine.

I seriously recommend them to anybody who can spare the cash. Before trying 120HZ I was perfectly satisfied with my off-the-shelf 60HZ monitor. Now I can barely stand to use a "normal" display for simple desktop use tongue.gif
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:thinking.gif: What's the highest resolution that monitor will do?and..How small of one can i get without sacrificing resolution?
 
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:thinking.gif: What's the highest resolution that monitor will do?and..How small of one can i get without sacrificing resolution?

1920x1080, and 23.6" is as small as they come before going to 1680x1050 (22" models).

I keep getting tempted by 120hz, but I can't imagine sacrificing the huge amount of color quality & half my resolution for 120hz frown.gif (I run a Dell 3007WFP-HC 2560x1600 S-IPS). However, posts like this aren't helping...! I really want to try it out... been hearing the Samsung 27" 120hz is pretty good a compromise but I still dislike the idea of dumping so much resolution. Anyone made a similar switch? If so, thoughts? smile.gif
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