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is 2ms response time any better than 5ms?

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I have a few choices on monitors but I see that some are 5ms and some 2ms, but can you see the difference? I mostly play Call Of Duty so I need a fast screen, but is 5ms worse then 2ms? Can I notice it?
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AKAIK anything under 8ms is not noticeable to the human eye, so either should be just as good as the other.
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Ok so what brand do you recommend? I'm looking for one under £150
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Yes..Don't settle fer 5ms
 
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Ok smile.gif what monitor do you recommend? ASUS LG Samsung?
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Wouldnt you be better looking for something with a fast screen refresh rate like 75Hz +
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

Yes..Don't settle fer 5ms

Because I'm sure you can notice the difference between 5/1000 of a second and 2/1000 of a second, right?
    
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post #8 of 23
Get faster refresh rate if you want less input lag.
post #9 of 23
2-5ms your quoting is the time it takes for pixels to change from one colour to another, its highest screen refresh rate you want to minimize input/mouse lag thumb.gif
120Hz would be great.
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any recommendations? And thanks for correcting me smile.gif
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