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Actually you won't see the difference if you are playing BF3, but if you are playing other games such as CS:S you will notice the difference.
I know that for a fact though.

Your title: Best monitor around $400 for BF3

Not your title: Best monitor around $400 for CS:S
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but 120hz is just better for gaming..totally worth it, even if you can only get 60 fps in-game...it just looks better in fast pace games

That makes absolutely not sense. If you are showing 60hz on a 120hz monitor, it will look like 60hz. How is that possible?
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You dont need 120Hz for BF3. That game is not that fast passed to make a difference. Also you have to be a person which can take advantage of the fast respond times. I think the most benefit you get from 120Hz is smooth browsing. Get a Screen with image quality first then refresh rate. Other thing is input lag. My monitor is 30ms is just under 2 fps. So if i move the mouse at a given time i will see it 30 ms after. Most people will not notice this but some will. Those that have tried it have not had a problem. Personally not going TN ever again. The colors are so washed out. Its so big sometimes playing Medium Quality in BF3 in IPS looks almost the same as Ultra in TN. Some people dont care about graphics so IPS is not their choice.
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Measured response times do matter, quoted manufacturer ms don't. I don't know why they ever bother really, especially when looking at all the posts from people being worried about the U2412hm's 8ms response time when in reality it is really fast. All the ms numbers do is confuse and worry people.

There is a straight answer for X vs Y panel, one you can give yourself once being properly informed about the flaws of each panel and deciding which ones you can live with.

Turn motion blur off in BF3 then spotting the difference should be very easy.

Most 120hz monitors have faster pixel response times=less blur and motion artefacts=clearer motion even with movies.
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Actually you won't see the difference if you are playing BF3, but if you are playing other games such as CS:S you will notice the difference.
I know that for a fact though.

In CS 1.6 you will notice even more of a difference. Games without V-Sync integrated automatically will suffer the most from low HZ.

In my opinion, since I don't do anything that needs a lot of highly calibrated color (digital imaging, video stuff, w/e) and I only use my Acer GD235HZ to play games, I would go with 120hz. However, if you do do a lot of imaging stuff, I would go with an IPS. Simple as that.

Ones better for some things, and the other is better for different things. I don't get why everyone has to prove that one is better overall :/
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Wow, let's give the OP simple generalizations like "TN panels are crap!" OP, are you looking for the largest display, best image quality, or best FPS experience you can get for your money? Since you specifically mentioned BF3 and the 680, I'd recommend searching these boards for 120hz monitors.
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That makes absolutely not sense. If you are showing 60hz on a 120hz monitor, it will look like 60hz. How is that possible?

60fps on 120hz looks better than on 60hz...i don't remember the technical reason behind it..but showing the same image twice as often is suppose to create smoother motion even at fps under 60 frames. obviously the benefit of 120hz becomes more apparent the more fps you get..but even at lower fps its suppose to help...at least this is what i have read and been told a few times.
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Yea I'm just really lost with all these posts biggrin.gif

I've come down to a BenQ x2420T vs Samsung 700D vs Catleap
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You dont need 120Hz for BF3. That game is not that fast passed to make a difference. Also you have to be a person which can take advantage of the fast respond times. I think the most benefit you get from 120Hz is smooth browsing. Get a Screen with image quality first then refresh rate. Other thing is input lag. My monitor is 30ms is just under 2 fps. So if i move the mouse at a given time i will see it 30 ms after. Most people will not notice this but some will. Those that have tried it have not had a problem. Personally not going TN ever again. The colors are so washed out. Its so big sometimes playing Medium Quality in BF3 in IPS looks almost the same as Ultra in TN. Some people dont care about graphics so IPS is not their choice.

With that statement right there you just verified you do not know what you are talking about.

Medium to ultra is different then colors changing, you are looking at shadows, textures, and so much more and that is clearly not the difference between a 120hz TN and IPS.
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With that statement right there you just verified you do not know what you are talking about.
Medium to ultra is different then colors changing, you are looking at shadows, textures, and so much more and that is clearly not the difference between a 120hz TN and IPS.

I've seen that zealot guy around... I think he just trolls threads for fun or something. It seems every "WHICH MONITOR SHOULD I GET THREAD" has like 2-3 posts from him spouting random crap. It doesn't even make sense :/
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You dont need 120Hz for BF3. That game is not that fast passed to make a difference. Also you have to be a person which can take advantage of the fast respond times. I think the most benefit you get from 120Hz is smooth browsing. Get a Screen with image quality first then refresh rate. Other thing is input lag. My monitor is 30ms is just under 2 fps. So if i move the mouse at a given time i will see it 30 ms after. Most people will not notice this but some will. Those that have tried it have not had a problem. Personally not going TN ever again. The colors are so washed out. Its so big sometimes playing Medium Quality in BF3 in IPS looks almost the same as Ultra in TN. Some people dont care about graphics so IPS is not their choice.
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With that statement right there you just verified you do not know what you are talking about.
Medium to ultra is different then colors changing, you are looking at shadows, textures, and so much more and that is clearly not the difference between a 120hz TN and IPS.
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