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Do you guys think BenQ's 120HZ IPS is currently the best?

post #1 of 22
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I'm specifically talking about the: XL2420TX model

Considering it's supposed to be "True 120hz"

http://shop.benq.us/ProductDetail.aspx?id=375

Edit: OOPS wrong one!
Edited by HaunteR - 8/24/12 at 2:09pm
post #2 of 22
Thats not an IPS.

It's a regular led lit tn panel.

Just wanted to clarify.
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First of all it's not an IPS, it's a TN monitor. Secondly it's one of the top performing 120Hz monitor out there on the market. I had the pleasure of testing one out before sending it back for a full refund because of mediocre colors. There is absolutely no input lag whatsoever with the XL2420T/XL2420TX.
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post #4 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NitrousX View Post

First of all it's not an IPS, it's a TN monitor. Secondly it's one of the top performing 120Hz monitor out there on the market. I had the pleasure of testing one out before sending it back for a full refund because of mediocre colors. There is absolutely no input lag whatsoever with the XL2420T/XL2420TX.

Yeah I meant the XL2420TX
post #5 of 22
Whatever you are smoking - I want some. That XL2420TX monitor is not an IPS Panel, it's matted like the IPS panels but is not an IPS. The only difference between that model and the XL2420T is that the TX models comes bundled with NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit.
post #6 of 22
^ lol, pass that over here too. Nice pic gsv883. Is that a Hadouken?
Go Pacquiao!

Currently no one makes 120hz IPS monitors. As soon as they do I will be picking them up thumb.gif

There are some Korean IPS monitors with a hard to get overclockable board in it that will allow 100hz. Catleap 2560x1440 are the most popular ones.
Edited by Swolern - 8/24/12 at 5:32pm
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post #7 of 22
The BenQ is the best if you hate glossy displays & can't afford or wait until you can afford the Asus VG278H or up & coming 144hz Asus VG278HE since it has worse colours than all of the Samsung & Asus models as well as the most ghosting. It has lower input lag than the Samsung 120hz displays.

It has excellent ergonomics (better than any 120hz display) & excellent Nvidia 3D Vision 2 3D with almost no cross-talk, but due to the anti-glare coating there is a noticeable grainy screen door effect during 3D.

http://wecravegamestoo.com/forums/gadgetry-electronics-discussion/10706-benq-xl2420t-120hz-3d-monitor-review.html
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post #8 of 22
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Alright guys, I'm a MONITOR noob, no need to be dicks about it.

What would you suggest as being the BEST 120hz (true) high Contrast Monitor? I hear Asus makes a good one.
post #9 of 22
The Asus VG278HE will be the best matte (non-relfective) 1xxhz display

http://bg.asus.com/Display/LCD_Monitors/VG278HE/
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post #10 of 22
Just joking up there dude, take it easy.

I have three of the VG278H monitors but I will admit the best 120hz monitor I've seen in 2d is the Samsung http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-S27A950D-27-Inch-Class-Monitor/dp/B004Z75LX0
I believe I saw it on sale for $500 a couple months ago. In 2d the Samsung has a little better color reproduction than the Asus.

Now if you care anything about 3d the Asus blows the Samsung away! Ghosting is horrible on the Sammy and it doesn't even support 3d vision natively.
If you don't care about 3d get the Sammy. But for both 2d 120hz & 3d 60hz I give it to the Asus.

They are both TN panels. Not as accurate color or viewing angles as IPS, but you get the supper smooth 120hz & 3d with TN.
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