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I use DVI but does that explain the above images?
    
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By the looks of the SS it looks like you're duplicating the display with another display that isn't 120hz capable. Try extending your desktop, or just disable the other monitor to see if it changes anything.
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Did you install the BenQ drivers? The monitor should have come with a disk.
     
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HDMI does NOT support 120hz guys. Nor does DVI. You need either Display Port or Dual Link DVI.


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So I turned on "adaptive" in the global nvidia options for vertical sync and then tested Diablo 3 and CS:GO. I turned off vsync in both game options and then loaded up a game and they both go above 120fps.

Particularly CS:GO which is constantly 200+ fps.
    
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If bought new, the monitor came with the proper DVI-D cable.
     
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Originally Posted by Nick7269 View Post

Did you install the BenQ drivers? The monitor should have come with a disk.

Err so, when I built this gaming rig I never put in a cddrive. I assumed that there would be drivers for the monitor on benq's website but I can't seem to find them.

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By the looks of the SS it looks like you're duplicating the display with another display that isn't 120hz capable. Try extending your desktop, or just disable the other monitor to see if it changes anything.

So basically I stream on twitch tv and have a 2-pc setup. This makes it so I encode on one PC and game on the other which makes no performance loss.

I have an HDMI cable running to another computer that is duplicating the image on to a streaming program. Is that possibly cancelling out the 120hz for my gaming pc? If so, that would suck.
    
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So I turned on "adaptive" in the global nvidia options for vertical sync and then tested Diablo 3 and CS:GO. I turned off vsync in both game options and then loaded up a game and they both go above 120fps.

Particularly CS:GO which is constantly 200+ fps.

If it's getting 200fps, vsync isn't working. It should max out at either 60 or 120.
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post #19 of 33
Apparently only revision 1.4 and up has the bandwidth for 120hz. If you're running 1.3 or earlier, you just need to go with dual-link DVI.
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Alright, so I disabled my other monitor and I was able to set my monitor to 120hz via "advanced" in "Screen resolution."

Does this mean that I can't do a dual-pc setup like I mentioned in my previous post?
    
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