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As the title states really.

I now have a GTX 590 from an RMA process and its awesome, now I need to upgrade my monitor to match.

Specs as in `sig rig`.

Bioshock Infinate

If I put vsync on to give me 60 fps (1680-1050, 60Hz monitor, 20") my GPU usage is around 40% - 45% (Custom, most stuff on Ultra), if I turn off only vsync I am getting around 150 - 200 fps and 95% - 99% GPU usage....more like it.......but am getting tearing on a grand scale (obviously).

So.......to get my GPU to run as it should what's a good single monitor to go for, getting overwhelmed by the choices and have read lots of posts but a-lot are for different spec rigs.

Budget isn't massive, but am willing to push to get a respectable monitor to bring my system up to scratch...(27" max)

Thanks for taking the time to do any research peeps.

Revo.

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is this purely a gaming build? and i know you said your budget isn't massive but does that mean somewhere around $250 or $500?
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Well if you have the money and want to spend that much then a 2560x1440 monitor could be something for you

Once you have seen the light of 1440P you dont want to go back to 1080P or lower
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Well if you have the money and want to spend that much then a 2560x1440 monitor could be something for you

Once you have seen the light of 1440P you dont want to go back to 1080P or lower

Does it make that much difference...???
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is this purely a gaming build? and i know you said your budget isn't massive but does that mean somewhere around $250 or $500?

Yes purely gaming, and some surfing thrown in.
Budget is about right too.
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Quote:
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Does it make that much difference...???
2560x1440 has 3,6 million pixels Vs 2 million pixels on 1920x1080 thats 40% more pixels so short answer damn straight it does

Downside is it takes more GPU power Vs 1080P
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i would recommend a 120hz+ monitor. You will see such a dramatic difference in the smoothness of gameplay it's astounding. My favorite gaming monitor of all time is the BenQ XL2420T. It is a 120hz 24" LED backlit monitor that was specifically designed for gaming. It's what the majority of pro gamers use as well which is a true testament to it's performance and quality. I highly recommend it and you will not be disappointed.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824014270

this one might also be good to look at as it has an even higher refresh rate and looks to have really good quality:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313
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