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Really want this monitor although i am worried coming off from a 120hz monitor

If the 120Hz is good (BenQ XL2411T or Asus VG248QE) then don't do it. It simply isn't worth it if you're a gamer or if you care about motion clarity.
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If the 120Hz is good (BenQ XL2411T or Asus VG248QE) then don't do it. It simply isn't worth it if you're a gamer or if you care about motion clarity.

I got the Samsung S27A950D, it's a great monitor but the glossy screen is kind of irritating
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Hmm OK.

The Samsung actually has a lot of input lag (I think about 30ms) compared to the fastest TN panels out there, so that isn't a problem if you switch to one of these. And if you don't use the lightboost trick for it then you shouldn't really notice too much of a motion blur difference. I think you'll be fine then. Up to you!

Or you could try out the Samsung lightboost trick and see how you like that for motion clarity smile.gif

There is a specific method to activate it, try Google
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Hmm OK.

The Samsung actually has a lot of input lag (I think about 30ms) compared to the fastest TN panels out there, so that isn't a problem if you switch to one of these. And if you don't use the lightboost trick for it then you shouldn't really notice too much of a motion blur difference. I think you'll be fine then. Up to you!

Or you could try out the Samsung lightboost trick and see how you like that for motion clarity smile.gif

There is a specific method to activate it, try Google

 

You're looking at the 60hz numbers. On 120hz, it's input lag is about 15, so, the same as the PLS panels. 

 

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I got the Samsung S27A950D, it's a great monitor but the glossy screen is kind of irritating

 

That's kind of a strange purchase, considering it's input lag is no better than a PLS, and you're sacrificing a lot of colour accuracy/contrast as the 950D is just another TN like your old one. Also, gloss is either love or hate. I had a gloss HP w2007 years ago, and I quite liked it as long as it wasn't a sunny day...lol

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You're looking at the 60hz numbers. On 120hz, it's input lag is about 15, so, the same as the PLS panels. 

Yeah something like that. Significantly more than other TN's, about on IPS levels or whatever.
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That's kind of a strange purchase, considering it's input lag is no better than a PLS, and you're sacrificing a lot of colour accuracy/contrast as the 950D is just another TN like your old one. Also, gloss is either love or hate. I had a gloss HP w2007 years ago, and I quite liked it as long as it wasn't a sunny day...lol

He already has the Samsung, he is considering buying a PLS now smile.gif
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The 950D has a 13ms signal delay @120hz...it's only noticeable to die hard CRT users and/or when directly compared to a high hz CRT or lower lag 120-144hz display.

http://www.prad.de/new/monitore/test/2012/test-samsung-s27a950d-led-teil7.html#Latenzzeit

The 950D has better 2D motion performance than the XL2411T and it's on par with the VG248QE, but the 950D easily beats both in terms of 2D colors.

The ViewSonic's image quality is obviously far superior to any 120-144hz TN, especially the Lightboost colors which are bad even by TN standards.
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The XL2411T and VG248QE share the same panel, performance of both with lightboost enabled is presumably equivalent because manufacturers don't bother messing about with optimisations (overdrive etc) during lightboost.

Presumably.
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Just wanted to update: I just received by 3rd VP2770 from Amazon and it appears to be a perfect pixel panel so far. Manufacture date Feb 2013. The previous two that had stuck pixels and a poor backlight were August and November 2012.

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Good news!
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Hoping I can sell my 970D and get the ViewSonic again. One thing I've noticed is that only the Samsung brand 1440p models I've had can deliver neutral, tint-free whites (after calibration, of course). My Qnix has really nice whites too.

The 970D's coating under the super reflective glass is actually more noticeable than the coating on the Qnix, ViewSonic and Asus's which is weird. The point of using glass should be to provide the clearest images possible...
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