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graduation present for myself, not sure if i should get a 27inch ips, or a 120hz monitor.

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currently running 2407 dell and an viewsonic 19inch =P. Looking to upgrade but not sure to which i heard the 120hz monitor will feel like you are playing speed up and everything is faster while ive always love the 27/30inch monitor. Will also probably upgrade to either a 7970 or 680gtx to support this.
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post #2 of 6
With that type of card, I would get the IPS at high res.

The Catleap monitors are pretty cheap for a 27" IPS and has a 90Hz
It's like $350-$400 on ebay.
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post #3 of 6
Not all catleap are capable of going much over 60hz. be careful with that one.

The one one of my friends purchased wouldnt really go over 70~hz ( which i still see as an improvement over 60hz ).
post #4 of 6
I went through this same thing on my monitor upgrade. More resolution real estate is a much better tradeoff than 120hz, unless you competitively play actions games online. I didn't get the Korean models which are so revered around here though. Even though you are upgrading your card, more res isn't nearly as demanding as trying to get 120fps i'll tell you that, plus you get more visual fidelity.
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post #5 of 6
If you're getting this mainly for gaming, then 120Hz is the best choice, no doubt about it.
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post #6 of 6
Can't really force upon him to get an IPS or 120hz monitor because he hasn't even stated his preference or what annoys him when it comes to gaming. Further, just because you are getting a monitor purely for GAMING doesn't mean that you should get a 120hz monitor, it's all about preference, I use my rig purely for gaming but MY preference is eye-candy, color accuracy, sharp images, and more monitor real estate.
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