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Benq XL2420T needs displayport for 120hz?

post #1 of 9
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True or false? My brain is tired and there are too many google results to trawl... urrgh, must have 120hz but I don't want to upgrade my gtx460 just for a displayport plug!

HELP!

Also does anyone have any similarly priced (~£250) alternatives to it? Must be 120hz capable!
post #2 of 9
False.
post #3 of 9
Thread Starter 
You can run it at 120hz with both hdmi and dvi?
post #4 of 9
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Ah, think I've figured it out - it needs dual link dvi (cable in the box) to display 120hz @ 1080p. Dual link dvi seems to be present in more recent graphics cards - my gtx460 included! biggrin.gif
post #5 of 9
Won't run over HDMI, but yes.

Should also be capable of 120hz DP, but I'm not 100% sure.
post #6 of 9
So best way to get 3d signal is to use a dual dvi cable and hooking one end obviously on the monitor and the other onto the top dvi port of gtx 680 (not bottom one?), correct? I'm a noob when it comes to 3d gaming smile.gif
post #7 of 9
I'm running 120hz with a DVI-D cable.
 
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And difference between dual dvi and Dvi-d cable is...? More confused now
post #9 of 9
Both DVI-D and DP can do 120Hz

DP is usually seen on AMD cards but is starting to slowly appear on some nvidia models.
 
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