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I'm kind of on a tight budget now, so I'm looking for the best bang for my buck. My trusty old LG was under $200 and I never had any complaints about it.

How does this monitor look? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236154&Tpk=N82E16824236154
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The LG IPS236V-PN that Exostenza has looks promising, but that 5ms response time has me worried. The first thing I noticed with this Dell monitor was trailing behind my cursor whenever I moved it. In games, edges have the same kind of trailing effect when I move. Fast moving objects become distorted, like noise has been added to the picture.

There is no perfect monitor, you're not gonna find it so give up and compromise on something. The best blacks will probably have bad MS and ghosting, the most fluid screens will either have horrible resolution and big and bulky (crts) or standard TN panels with horrible blacks and colours that needs tons of calibrating to make them look decent.


So far three main known kings at their respective fronts are Sony FW900, BenQ XL2420T , and Korean IPSs for value (this last one is personal bias since at half the price I'll take two Catleaps to one ultrasharp or one Cinema Display.)

From my personal point of view the best compromise is the OC capable Catleaps/Overlord Monitors (Overlord not released yet), I own a 120hz 2560x1440 Catleap and TF2, and L4D look and feel like different games when compared to 60hz screens but feel a little slower than true 120hz screens, not sure if this is because of the 24" vs 27" and larger screens seeming slower when their not or the slower pixel response on the IPS but it's not a huge difference.

But none of this matters since your high end gaming PC will be paired with a terrible screen if your budget is $200......no offense....... redface.gif

My take would be try to go used or move your budget up, either way good luck with your decision.

It's because, regardless that the catleap is 120hz, the input lag and response time is bad. It doesn't matter how fast your screen is refreshing when the individual colours are only changing at a rate of 22ms (~45 fps).
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I'm kind of on a tight budget now, so I'm looking for the best bang for my buck. My trusty old LG was under $200 and I never had any complaints about it.
How does this monitor look? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236154&Tpk=N82E16824236154

At 200$..

I think you can Get that Acer 120hz 23inch panels used for around 200$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009222
    
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Thanks for the advice, Ron Jeremy biggrin.gif
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Thanks for the advice, Ron Jeremy biggrin.gif

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huh?
Since I offered to run some benches I didn't want to go afk for 2 hours and not give a reason. I just meant if he wanted me to test any games I would do it when I returned.
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I'm kind of on a tight budget now, so I'm looking for the best bang for my buck. My trusty old LG was under $200 and I never had any complaints about it.
How does this monitor look? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236154&Tpk=N82E16824236154
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At 200$..
I think you can Get that Acer 120hz 23inch panels used for around 200$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009222

I'm with Ron tongue.gif that's the best buy and I too have seen a few of them go for under $200 over at [H].

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It's because, regardless that the catleap is 120hz, the input lag and response time is bad. It doesn't matter how fast your screen is refreshing when the individual colours are only changing at a rate of 22ms (~45 fps).

Yes and no, I agree most definitely that Catleap is slower/laggier than 1080 120hz screens but I've also seen 27" 1080 60hz screen and they have been nearly unplayable for me when compared to a 23.6" 1080 60hz right next to it. I would almost compare a 27" 1080 screen to a 30fps console game vs a 23.6 1080 screen@ 60hz PC game, not that that bad but you guys get my point, or at least that's how they looked and felt like to me.

So I think that while the lag and response aren't as fast as regular TN 120hz screens I don't really know how much slower but the difference was minimal. I wish I had that 27" Asus 144/120hz so I could do a side by side comparison, let's see how BF and Cyber Monday go tongue.gif, but as of now I think the OC Catleap is the best compromise.


On a completely off topic note,

I would highly recommend 12 Angry Men (1957 B/W Henry Fonda) to anyone who hasn't seen it, it's my favorite movie of all time ahead of Oldboy and Children of Men and the BD looks absolutely stunning!!! (not compared to today's releases but for a 65 year old movie it holds up amazingly great) But yeah >.>;;;;;
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Yeah My bad removed my Mean reply.
Bad eye sight ive got to squint to see text on it.. im about 3 feet away.

All is well, still see the reply lol and I gotcha, I know the default text size is a bit small on 1440p
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I'm thinking about going with this monitor. However, I've heard about 'IPS glow'. What causes that glow effect, and do all IPS panels have this issue?
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