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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

A single 1440p monitor would blow MY mind. I don't know how big it must be, last time I saw a... 24" or 23" monitor, I was wondering how big it is. It was a bit odd seeing the guy playing CS on it. It seemed so... Big. biggrin.gif
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OK guys so it comes down to these 3 badboys...which should I go for?

Seeing a 27" in real life its MASSIVE makes me want to get one but i've heard mixed opinions on them because of them being 1080p. Don't want to go above 1080p as I need to run my xbox on it aswell. I need height adjustment too which the IIyama doesn't have but could get a 3rd party stand I guess...

BenQ XL2420T LED 3D Ready 24" Gaming Monitor with Height Adjust £278.68



Pros:
+ 120hz
+ cheapest
+ My local store will do me a deal and price match it as they normally sell for £309.99
Cons:
- Same size screen as I already have
- Red detail on monitor will not match my setup

Iiyama Prolite G2773HS 27" 120Hz LED HDMI Monitor £309.98



Pros:
+ 120hz
+ 27" screen, 3" bigger than current monitor
+ My local store stock these
Cons:
- No height adjustment
- £40 dearer than the BenQ


Asus VG278HE 27" TRUE 144Hz 3D Widescreen LED Monitor £399.98



Pros:
+ 144hz refresh rate
+ 27" screen, 3" bigger than current monitor
+ My local store stock thes
+ Looks the best in terms of style
Cons:
- EXPENSIVE
- 144hz not really any different to 120hz so I hear?
Edited by Darylrese - 10/30/12 at 9:56am
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I vote for ASUS. I wouldn't buy the BenQ, it looks awful.
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I vote for ASUS. I wouldn't buy the BenQ, it looks awful.
The pictures do no justice for it, it is a great looking monitor.
This monitor is very solid and is one of, if not the fastest monitor out.
I would 100% recommend this to anyone who is on the market for a 120hz monitor.
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post #25 of 53
Yes do it. It will make a huge impact and your experience gaming.
Go with the BenQ imo
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Don't worry about your GPU not being fully utilized. Question is if you A: hate mouse input lag (due to vsync) B: hate tearing, then yes you absolutely should get a 120hz monitor.

I have an SA700, my buddy has the Asus VG236 whatever and they are almost identical.
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post #27 of 53
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Don't worry about your GPU not being fully utilized. Question is if you A: hate mouse input lag (due to vsync) B: hate tearing, then yes you absolutely should get a 120hz monitor.
I have an SA700, my buddy has the Asus VG236 whatever and they are almost identical.
In order to fully utilize the 120Hz, you need the frames (fps) to support it to ensure smoothness in picture. Otherwise the 120Hz means nothing.
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Well I went to my local store tonight and they had the BenQ XL2420T on display and wow. This monitor looks so much better in real life! It's nice and bright, 3d looks amazing on it (not that ill be using this for awhile) and even moving the mouse around on the desktop I can see I difference with 120hz. The movement is much smoother. The iiyama looks a little tacky and has no adjustable stand. They didn't have the Asus but it's a little over budget at £120 more than the BenQ. Will probably go back to buy one tomorrow smile.gif
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Well I went to my local store tonight and they had the BenQ XL2420T on display and wow. This monitor looks so much better in real life! It's nice and bright, 3d looks amazing on it (not that ill be using this for awhile) and even moving the mouse around on the desktop I can see I difference with 120hz. The movement is much smoother. The iiyama looks a little tacky and has no adjustable stand. They didn't have the Asus but it's a little over budget at £120 more than the BenQ. Will probably go back to buy one tomorrow smile.gif

Ya if it didnt have crazy low pwn dimming I would have bought a benq by now.
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Crazy low pwn dimming??
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