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You are not going to notice it's set to 120hz if you are getting 40fps.That makes no sense.
 
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You are not going to notice it's set to 120hz if you are getting 40fps.That makes no sense.

No you misunderstood question....

I wanted clarification if you have a 120 Hz & 60 Hz where both pushing 60 FPS that there isn't performance gains OR loss from the 120 Hz monitor.

Consensus seems to be Higher refresh rates ARE beneficial and DO have some gains in performance and fluidity but ONLY IF you can push enough FPS to match Hz .

So buying a 120 Hz refresh monitor with a GPU that can only push less than 60 FPS isn't going to benefit you over a 60 Hz panel. Just like TN but demands are far greater.

I've had 120 Hz TN panel since release and on my first 1440p res and had some noob questions in this field, do apologize to those who've answered this before. A lot of questions have been in this area as of late with being able to over clock refresh rates. I'm sure if I had it someone else still might new to this type of panel.
     
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Well, running windows is a lot smoother too, ya know lol

Working in MS Word or just moving windows across the desktop is smoother. But yea, if you aren't making more then 60fps in games, then there really isn't a noticeable benefit.
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Obviously it's better to be pushing 120 but I am happily playing BF3 at 120hz (with my jaw hanging open) at like 40 fps. Eye strain is gone!

And what about two 7990s instead of three Titans?

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No you misunderstood question....

I wanted clarification if you have a 120 Hz & 60 Hz where both pushing 60 FPS that there isn't performance gains OR loss from the 120 Hz monitor.

Consensus seems to be Higher refresh rates ARE beneficial and DO have some gains in performance and fluidity but ONLY IF you can push enough FPS to match Hz .

So buying a 120 Hz refresh monitor with a GPU that can only push less than 60 FPS isn't going to benefit you over a 60 Hz panel. Just like TN but demands are far greater.

I've had 120 Hz TN panel since release and on my first 1440p res and had some noob questions in this field, do apologize to those who've answered this before. A lot of questions have been in this area as of late with being able to over clock refresh rates. I'm sure if I had it someone else still might new to this type of panel.
I was talking to Wrigleyvillian as he said he could notice his 120hz monitor at 40fps which makes no sense to me..The screen is not going to refresh any faster at 120hz vs 60hz if you are only getting 40fps..It's just the placebo effect..
 
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Uh actually all I really said that I notice for sure that is different at this point is that my eyes no longer hurt after gaming for an hour or more. The fact that BF3 is so much more amazing now for me is mainly the higher res and larger screen (plus fantastic IQ and colors in general now...it has colors! tongue.gif).

And as there is also no apparent detriment to running at 120Hz even in games I push so low I may as well leave my display at 120. And other games that I play regularly still right now like Skyrim and Tribes: Ascend I can get 100 frames if not above, so...
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Uh actually all I really said that I notice for sure that is different at this point is that my eyes no longer hurt after gaming for an hour or more. The fact that BF3 is so much more amazing now for me is mainly the higher res and larger screen (plus fantastic IQ and colors in general now...it has colors! tongue.gif).

And as there is also no apparent detriment to running at 120Hz even in games I push so low I may as well leave my display at 120. And other games that I play regularly still right now like Skyrim and Tribes: Ascend I can get 100 frames if not above, so...
My eyes use to hurt with my 1080p monitor now they don't really hurt at all.Unless i have no light on and only the monitor lol.I think cause i sit 3 feet from monitor and at 1080p i could see the pixels lol..
 
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Guys do you think its worth it to get a qnix pls even though I already have a 1440p monitor?
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I was talking to Wrigleyvillian as he said he could notice his 120hz monitor at 40fps which makes no sense to me..The screen is not going to refresh any faster at 120hz vs 60hz if you are only getting 40fps..It's just the placebo effect..

Actually, it should, you're only getting new info sent at that framerate, but the screen is refreshing pixels and will have lower color retention between frames, due to the higher refresh cycle and thus lower image retention.
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Guys do you think its worth it to get a qnix pls even though I already have a 1440p monitor?
Worth is pretty subjective.
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Worth is pretty subjective.
That's why I want to get peoples opinions on the matter
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