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Going back into a gaming setup (primarily for Battlefield). Will be running my sig rig but with a few pending updates, GTX780, Creative Titanium HD, cpu will be clocked at 4.5ghz, RAM at stock 1600mhz.

I've been out of gaming for awhile and not certain what is the best 120hz gaming monitor currently available?

To clarify, best from a picture quality perspective, low input lag, minimal ghosting etc.

I had the Samsung S27A950D (actually 2 of them) and while it was a great 27" monitor, the backlight bleed on it drove me crazy.

I am not to picky about brands (although I tried a couple of Asus monitors and found them to be terrible). I would like either a 24" or 27" and of course it has to be available in Canada.

I am not interested in running 3D.

Any recommendations (and please specify why).

Thanks!
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post #2 of 49
248qe because of the light boost feature which significantly reduces motion blur.

I owned a s23a700d which was fantastic in terms of color and 120hz, but doesn't have the light boost feature. 248qe color is not as good though.
Edited by surfbumb - 5/23/13 at 10:44am
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So the Asus is rated as better than the BenQ XL24020T? It also has Lightboost.
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post #4 of 49
XL2420T or Asus equivalent or XL2720TX
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Quote:
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So the Asus is rated as better than the BenQ XL24020T? It also has Lightboost.

both have the same panel, the asus is much cheaper though.
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BenQ XL2420T?
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I've got the Benq, but find it overly bright. Found it very hard to get an accurate color profile out of mine.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_xl2420t.htm
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both have the same panel, the asus is much cheaper though.

Well the BenQ is about $40 more than the Asus.

If they have the same panel, why is the Asus listed as 144hz and the BenQ as 120hz?
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post #9 of 49
Asus!! I love mine, best monitor i have ever owned!! Its nice the way the monitor can go up and down, it hlps alot when the kids play, make it easier to adjust for them.
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post

Well the BenQ is about $40 more than the Asus.

If they have the same panel, why is the Asus listed as 144hz and the BenQ as 120hz?

The Asus probably has higher refresh rate, but even then 120->144 Hz is nothing, both monitors have LightBoost.

From what info I gathered about those 2 monitors, get whichever is cheaper for you, they are almost identical.
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