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I've been reading about 2560x1440 monitors and people rave about the clarity. I play a lot of FPS games, BF3 and COD.

Is there an advantage of the clarity while running and gunning? No time to enjoy the clarity if you know what I mean. Fast pace, I don't camp. I like to move around.

Will it make sense going to a 1080P to 1440 monitor playing FPS games?

Is there advantages?

OR is it for people enjoying the graphics and colors?
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I've been reading about 2560x1440 monitors and people rave about the clarity. I play a lot of FPS games, BF3 and COD.

Is there an advantage of the clarity while running and gunning? No time to enjoy the clarity if you know what I mean. Fast pace, I don't camp. I like to move around.

Will it make sense going to a 1080P to 1440 monitor playing FPS games?

Is there advantages?

OR is it for people enjoying the graphics and colors?

There is no advantage. Everything does look gorgeous though. When I first switched, I died a lot because I caught myself staring at how awesome the graphics look rather than actually playing. It is night and day how beautiful it is.

I believe 120hz gaming provides smoother gaming so for competitive FPS, it will be more of a benefit for you.

My opinion? I'd go with the 1440p because it makes ALL the games you play look great. Plus the real estate just browsing the web or doing work is nice to have which is a nice bonus.
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Im right there with you... Im probably going to ditch my 3 24" monitors and go to a 27" or 30"... I really want that 30 Leonidas
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There is no advantage. Everything does look gorgeous though. When I first switched, I died a lot because I caught myself staring at how awesome the graphics look rather than actually playing. It is night and day how beautiful it is.

I believe 120hz gaming provides smoother gaming so for competitive FPS, it will be more of a benefit for you.

My opinion? I'd go with the 1440p because it makes ALL the games you play look great. Plus the real estate just browsing the web or doing work is nice to have which is a nice bonus.

Good info. REP'd.

What specs/information do I look at to avoid input lag?
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I have a Asus PB278Q and i have play FPS games from time to time in fact i just played some Bad Company 2 after a while

Anyway there is no advantage of 1440P Vs 1080P but games does look so much better did you know that there is 80% more pixels in 1440P Vs 1080P

Games looks awesome in 1440P and once you have seen and tried you will never go back to 1080P

Just two random photos of my Asus PB278Q


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i was using a 1080p and 1024p as secondary and since i got 1440p i no longer use second lcd.
tough i should have spent the extra and went with dell u3014 tongue.gif

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Good info. REP'd.

What specs/information do I look at to avoid input lag?

Input lag comes from the boards that take multiple signals and convert it for the monitor. Thats why you try to find one with a single dual link dvi
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Input lag comes from the boards that take multiple signals and convert it for the monitor. Thats why you try to find one with a single dual link dvi

So I shouldn't look into the response time?
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So I shouldn't look into the response time?

It does matter, but its only a factor
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I belive the Asus PB278Q is one of the slower 1440P monitor i might be wrong i cant recall but i have no imput lag or any lag at all
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