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Go with more resolution - general consensus on this forum.

recent poll regarding that would disagree, i mean 1440p won but it certainly was not a consensus.
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1440p is MUCH nicer than 1080p.

And most or all 1440p panels are IPS so in addition to more pixel density, you have better color and viewing angle.

No contest, get the 1440p.
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I have two 27" 1080p monitors on my desk, a 60Hz and a 120Hz. The difference between them is night and day, I wouldn't go back to 60Hz as it feels laggy to me in fast paced games (mainly an FPS player).

The other benefit is that you have the option of 3D if you want to try it, I thought it would be gimmicky at first but I have to say I can't play Skyrim in 2D anymore as 3D makes it much more immersive for me. Forget about it for FPS Games though, the potential 120 FPS is much better there.

I may be biased, as I have never seen or used a 1440p 27" monitor but once you get used to the 1080p screen, it really doesn't look that bad, especially with the eye candy turned up and sitting at the right distance. You barely notice the larger pixel pitch after a while, especially when you get into the game. That being said, if/when 120Hz 1440p IPS screens come out, I'd likely be all over one
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I have two 27" 1080p monitors on my desk, a 60Hz and a 120Hz. The difference between them is night and day, I wouldn't go back to 60Hz as it feels laggy to me in fast paced games (mainly an FPS player).
The other benefit is that you have the option of 3D if you want to try it, I thought it would be gimmicky at first but I have to say I can't play Skyrim in 2D anymore as 3D makes it much more immersive for me. Forget about it for FPS Games though, the potential 120 FPS is much better there.
I may be biased, as I have never seen or used a 1440p 27" monitor but once you get used to the 1080p screen, it really doesn't look that bad, especially with the eye candy turned up and sitting at the right distance. You barely notice the larger pixel pitch after a while, especially when you get into the game. That being said, if/when 120Hz 1440p IPS screens come out, I'd likely be all over one


I can agree with his point that after you're used to something it's pretty good. I didn't think 60hz was that bad and most people who use them probably are more than fine with it, but if we give them a 120hz for a month to use on FPS games when they go back to 60hz I don't think they'll be too pleased.

I'm lucky to have the best of both worlds, but I could choose one or the other I would go for the higher res screen because I watch BD's and Anime on mine and don't really need the 3D.

Others will use 3D enough to make it an easy choice for a nice 120hz 1080 screen and like Brodie will wait for an officially supported 3D 2560x1440 and then pounce until then they'll stick to what they prefer, and rightly so.
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for the answers so far! It seems the majority of people would go for a 1440p.
Keep them opinions coming smile.gif
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Kepler only, still no change for every other NV card under the 6xx line. : ) So again, no change for us Fermi users we're still stuck at 100Hz.
I found a way around that a few weeks ago:

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-NVIDIA-Pixel-Clock-Patcher

The latest version works with Fermi + SLI.
Edited by ToastyX - 1/3/13 at 9:36pm
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I found a way around that a few weeks ago:
http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-NVIDIA-Pixel-Clock-Patcher
Get the patch listed under known issues. It works with Fermi + SLI.

I love you. @ 115hz and still testing

*edit* maxes out @119, when I hit 120 it goes bonkers so I'll try messing with timings see if I can get the full 120hz.

OP Maybe look at some of those semi cheap 1440p OC monitors @ http://www.overlordcomputer.com/ I think they'll be ready in a month or two I forget the timeline Scribby gave. thumb.gif
Edited by Junkboy - 10/19/12 at 4:41am
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post #28 of 56
I am currently running a Samsung 27" at 1080p, I play BF3 all the time and I feel it looks amazing. IMO if I were in your position I would go with the 120hz. Yes I believe the 1440p resolution would be nice, however I would favor the fluidity of 120 hz when gaming. Hell for me I feel most of the time things are going so fast I don't have time to say "holy crap that tree really looks nice!"
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Success!!!

Just needed to fix timings, so I have 120hz and 1440p thumb.gif
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Success!!!
Just needed to fix timings, so I have 120hz and 1440p thumb.gif

Catleap 2b?
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