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Originally Posted by OneGun View Post

The higher you go the darker it gets..
exactly. I find 96hz the best compromise, even though I can do 120hz with stock cable. Too much dim for my taste and 96hz is smooth enough. Who agrees with me?
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exactly. I find 96hz the best compromise, even though I can do 120hz with stock cable. Too much dim for my taste and 96hz is smooth enough. Who agrees with me?

Me! Started off with 120Hz, then switched to 96Hz and it was still smooth but much brighter.

Then of course I canned it and went back to lightboost biggrin.gif
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Me! Started off with 120Hz, then switched to 96Hz and it was still smooth but much brighter.

Then of course I canned it and went back to lightboost biggrin.gif
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By turning it down to 96hz I was able to get 96 hz on both monitors smile.gif there is some artifacts on the second one, but I think thats because I'm using the stock cable. I have a better one (same as im using with the first) that ill be able to go get tomorrow.
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Me! Started off with 120Hz, then switched to 96Hz and it was still smooth but much brighter.

Then of course I canned it and went back to lightboost biggrin.gif

Lightboost is great and all but If by that you mean 27" 1080P then not impressed.
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post #2085 of 25864
120hz is pretty bright (plenty for gaming) for me and isn't bad on color at all (it's definitely a good chunk dimmer towards the top right in brightness+vibrancy), but I run the desktop at 96hz or 60hz depending on what I'm doing (color-sensitive work = bring it to 60 to regain full uniformity).
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Unless there are any objections with my choice and the seller, I should be ordering mine in the next few hours. smile.gif can't wait!!!

Will keep you posted thumb.gif

Gonna order this aswell, should hopefully work. Will post pictures of the setup after I'm done smile.gif


Edited by munaim1 - 5/27/13 at 5:12pm
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Lightboost is great and all but If by that you mean 27" 1080P then not impressed.

Not at all, I have an XL2411T now

24" goodness!

Do I need to update my rig?
Edited by hamzatm - 5/27/13 at 5:13pm
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Should i use a higher Hz if i am able to? I mean im at 96 now but should i go for like 108 or whatever i can get?

I read somewhere that it is best to use multiples of 24 for video playback smoothness (since most movies being shown at 24 fps). For example, 24*4 = 96. That is why many people settle on 96, it isn't some random number. My point being, you aren't going to get much out of your screen by that extra 12 Hz, going from your current 96 to your maximum 108 Hz. You might as well stick at 96 for smooth video playback.
Edited by wntrsnowg - 5/27/13 at 5:42pm
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This is true though 60 is not a mult. of 24...
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I think it's all bs. Don't think films will look any better on 96 then they will on 111 let's say.. I have a 120hz TV but when I play blue rays it's always at 24fps no matter what.. Also a lot of other things like YouTube video and such are 30fps..so that mean we need to use 90hz when watching YouTube?
 
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