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120hz 1440p S-IPS FTW! I definitely do see a big difference between 60hz and 120hz. Even though in BF3 I only get between 80-100 FPS with my Catleap it is still very noticable. 120hz does put more stress on my 670. I had to lower the OC'd core to just under 1.3 Ghz from 1.32 Ghz @ 60hz.
To any FPS gamer I would highly recommend getting a 120hz screen. I'll never ever go back.

Nate, you have a 2B Catleap? What refresh rate do you get it at? I have a TN Panel 120hz.. and it looks amazing to me but I read about these darn Catleaps constantly. What is your experience with it? PM me if you want to tell me where you got it without having to post links against the rules. Were you able to hit 120hz? Does it burn up your 670?
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why is posting a catleap link against the rule as to my posting where i got my components?
    
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why is posting a catleap link against the rule as to my posting where i got my components?

I just know it was against the rules to post about certain other forums when speaking about catleaps before.. just making sure bases are covered.
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why what makes it so special that its a now on the ban list for links beyond it can overclock haha and why overclock what the benifit
    
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You can't post eBay links.


IPS all the way! Personally, I like to max games out, don't mind a few fps off 60.
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Really, I grew up off 15th and benson.

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I went 120 hz over IPS because I can't stand playing games at 60 hz. When i can get a legit 120 hz IPS panel that looks great, has higher res, etc, for under $400, it will be a very swift "Add to Cart" =P
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I went 120 hz over IPS because I can't stand playing games at 60 hz. When i can get a legit 120 hz IPS panel that looks great, has higher res, etc, for under $400, it will be a very swift "Add to Cart" =P
Catleap 2Bs. Not quite 120Hz, but almost.
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Nate, you have a 2B Catleap? What refresh rate do you get it at? I have a TN Panel 120hz.. and it looks amazing to me but I read about these darn Catleaps constantly. What is your experience with it? PM me if you want to tell me where you got it without having to post links against the rules. Were you able to hit 120hz? Does it burn up your 670?
It runs at 120hz but it's not entirely stable. I backed it down to 100hz for stability issues and everything is dandy. The 670 is OC'd to 1.3 Ghz core and it runs BF3 maxed out at 1440p (without AA or motion blur) at 80-100 FPS (100% GPU usage almost all the time).

My friend has an Acer 120hz 1080p monitor, which I almost bought. I like the Catleap much better than the Acer. The colors are beautiful and the resolution is insane. Honestly though you probably will need a next gen graphics card like a 780 to max out all the settings in demanding games and get 120 FPS.
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It runs at 120hz but it's not entirely stable. I backed it down to 100hz for stability issues and everything is dandy. The 670 is OC'd to 1.3 Ghz core and it runs BF3 maxed out at 1440p (without AA or motion blur) at 80-100 FPS (100% GPU usage almost all the time).
My friend has an Acer 120hz 1080p monitor, which I almost bought. I like the Catleap much better than the Acer. The colors are beautiful and the resolution is insane. Honestly though you probably will need a next gen graphics card like a 780 to max out all the settings in demanding games and get 120 FPS.

Hope you like looking at yourself buddy....

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