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Y0 all im looking for a tv with LOW input lag budget is 700 bucks
please help me look for one size dont matter

i meant as not has lol .
Edited by Chapstick2k13 - 3/21/13 at 7:42am
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Y0 all im looking for a tv with LOW input lag budget is 700 bucks
please help me look for one size dont matter

 

Using as a PC monitor? You'd be better off just getting a monitor! :)

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You can get a Viewsonic VP2770 monitor for $700 which is the best gaming monitor you can buy, don't bother getting a plasma.
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Using as a PC monitor? You'd be better off just getting a monitor! smile.gif

I would recommended this as well...

Really the television probably should have died out a long time ago. You can use PC monitors with every satellite and cable box I've seen...same with consoles. The TV components are really only needed if you are using an antenna.

As for a low input lag TV...I was going to get this one once upon a time because it tested at 17ms, but in the end I went with a monitor.
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I would recommended this as well...

Really the television probably should have died out a long time ago. You can use PC monitors with every satellite and cable box I've seen...same with consoles. The TV components are really only needed if you are using an antenna.

As for a low input lag TV...I was going to get this one once upon a time because it tested at 17ms, but in the end I went with a monitor.


Erk, 17ms is still too high.

OP, you can get a KILLER monitor for that price.

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Erk, 17ms is still too high.

I think this is the best I've ever seen...though I haven't been looking for a while, but yeah I thought the same thing and that was why I went with a monitor.

TVs aren't really designed for this.
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Plasma > LCD.

Yes, you can use a Plasma as a PC monitor. Just plug in your DVI or HDMI cable and find your way to a PC setting in the TV.

I use a TV as a monitor, will never go back to a small monitor. Why anyone would want to game on a smaller screen is beyond me. It kills immersion completely.

But $700 isn't going to get you a decent Plasma.
 
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Plasma > LCD.

Yes, you can use a Plasma as a PC monitor. Just plug in your DVI or HDMI cable and find your way to a PC setting in the TV.

I use a TV as a monitor, will never go back to a small monitor. Why anyone would want to game on a smaller screen is beyond me. It kills immersion completely.

But $700 isn't going to get you a decent Plasma.

 

Well, it depends how close you sit also. He could get a 27-30 inch monitor for that, which would be huge if you're sitting a normal distance from it. In fact, I think anything larger if you're sitting close would be too much. If you are sitting far away, then you would need a larger display to compensate for the distance, and take up the same amount of "eye space" (I guess you would call it)

Anyway, for gaming - a monitor will outweigh a TV in every respect, unless sitting at a distance is a concern.

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I already have a monitor to play competitive a benq 120hz 24 inch . i was thinking of getting a 27 inch but 3 more inches is not worth it...
besides i need a TV . got a rlly old sylvaniia 32 and the control remote doesnt even work so yea.. i only want a good plasma to play Single player games , sports games , racing , MMO games , AND , assasin creed series and SPECIALLY GTA 5! when it comes out..

i play bf3 , bo2 , cod4 promod .,CS in my benq ofc but i just wanted a TV so i can game from my couch with an xbox controller but again this is not for competitive gameplay .
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I already have a monitor to play competitive a benq 120hz 24 inch . i was thinking of getting a 27 inch but 3 more inches is not worth it...
besides i need a TV . got a rlly old sylvaniia 32 and the control remote doesnt even work so yea.. i only want a good plasma to play Single player games , sports games , racing , MMO games , AND , assasin creed series and SPECIALLY GTA 5! when it comes out..

i play bf3 , bo2 , cod4 promod .,CS in my benq ofc but i just wanted a TV so i can game from my couch with an xbox controller but again this is not for competitive gameplay .
3 inches is definitely worth it if you bump up to 1440p too thumb.gif
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