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haha i'm not made of money unfortunately...I only have room for a single monitor on my desk rolleyes.gifthumb.gif
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post #12 of 53
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haha i'm not made of money unfortunately...I only have room for a single monitor on my desk rolleyes.gifthumb.gif

lol indeed, i wouldn't like to see what frame rate you'd pull with a single 670 @ 7680x1440. Slideshow me thinks.... biggrin.gif
 
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If you play a lot of FPS/Racing, fast pace games the 120Hz is definitely worth it and you have the rig to power it so you wont have problems producing those frames. And it will definitely look much smoother, even if you can only produce 90fps its still going to feel better than 60Hz. thumb.gif
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Yes get a 1440p 120hz display - both 120hz.net and Overlord just sold out of their current batches - so youd be waiting at least a a month for the next pre-order batch, maybe 2 - but the wait should be worth it. In the mean time feel free to max out your AA or slap on a couple monitors for surround gaming smile.gif
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Kinda debating selling my 1440p 60hz monitor - and picking up a second 670 and grab'n a 1440 120hz instead - any thoughts?
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120Hz is the ideal for FPS and Racing Games. These days GPU's are getting too powerful for 1080p, so 60Hz is now becoming an issue with most gamers.
You have the BenQ XL2420T within your price range, which imo is probably the best 120Hz display on the market. A family member has one, and i can certainly vouch for it.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/24-benq-xl2420t-120hz-3d-vision-2-led-monitor-black-red-full-hd-hdmi-dvi-1920x1080-350cd-m2-10001-2m
I can vouch for this monitor, it is outstanding. I also have a 670 so I can tell you first hand, this monitor is a worthy upgrade thumb.gif
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Yes get a 1440p 120hz display - both 120hz.net and Overlord just sold out of their current batches - so youd be waiting at least a a month for the next pre-order batch, maybe 2 - but the wait should be worth it. In the mean time feel free to max out your AA or slap on a couple monitors for surround gaming smile.gif

Wow! They are popular! This is why I don't read many news - makes me frustrated. biggrin.gif

But anyway, a 1440p @ 120Hz would require a pretty good VGA, likely multiple VGAs, to run the latest games on max. I saw some benchmarks of a bit older games recently, of 1080p, they didn't run close to 120FPS... The VGAs were of ATI and Geforce 500s though.
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Well it really does feel smoother, from what I've read. Basically, if your PC can get 120FPS out of a game, it'll visibly run 2 times faster. The difference is visible and feels nicer, at least I imagine so, and it makes sense as well. So... Yea, I would go for a 120Hz, 1080p. Of course 3 1080p @120Hz would be cooler. Or, if there's a 1440p (however many inches that is biggrin.gif) running at 120Hz, I'd go for that one... Or 3 of them. That would be pretty cool. rolleyes.gif

Lol 3 1440P monitors at 120hz would blow my mind. Not just the visuals but because of the shear amount of pixels, 11.06 mega pixels refreshing 120 times a second! weirdsmiley.gif
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My local computer store are probably going to price match the BenQ XL2420T for me if I want it for £278.99....seems a good deal?
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Yes, yes you should.
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