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27" 120hz or high rez for gaming?

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ok so im after a new monitor and cant make my mind up to go for 120hz or hign rez? ive a gtx 680 so im not worried about gpu bottleneck.
side by side which would look the best? any thoughts would be appreiated thank you biggrin.gif
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I think it's really a matter of personal preference. For me, I'd always go with a higher res over a faster refresh rate. I do like the smoothness of motion you get with 120hz and above, but for me, it's not worth sacrificing resolution to get it.
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Depends really.
Gaming or Gaming wink.gif
I mean, we talking just casual gaming? or competitive must win gaming? if its the later then go for higher refresh rate provided you have enough GPU power to take advantage.

Thats just my opinion though.

EDIT: MCR here too, well outskirts anyway.
Edited by superj1977 - 2/28/13 at 1:40pm
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I went with 120, but i mainly play cs-go these days so it was an easy decision, and i don't regret it a bit going from 60 hz to 120 hz is a huge improvement.
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I have 3 monitors here, 2 of them are 1280x1024@75Hz and 1 is 1920x1200@60Hz and after playing Planetside for a while i decided to use the lower res at 75Hz with settings dropped down to maintain solid 75FPS, VSync off fps cap in place, keeping a solid 75 frames in the heat of the moment is something i prefer now.
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CAseHmm im defo leaning towards the 120Hz seems from what I've heard on here and else where there's more of a noticeable difference. I've heard asus i releasing a 144hz 27" gaming monitor soon, so may wait for that because i can't see any 120Hz high rez monitors being developed anytime soon.
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