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Interesting enough, their previous model looks to be a rebadged qnix

http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=113&cp_id=11307&cs_id=1130703&p_id=10526&seq=1&format=1#largeimage

That isn't a rebadged Qnix fyi.

The monitor you linked uses an LG IPS panel, not a Samsung PLS like the Qnix.

They simply have similar casings.
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Apparently it IS too late to cancel. Well, not much remorse. I'm still more comfortable with this than a Korean monitor from ebay.
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post #13 of 32
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Apparently it IS too late to cancel. Well, not much remorse. I'm still more comfortable with this than a Korean monitor from ebay.

Just saying, but if you change your mind by the time the package arrives, you can always refuse the package and it will return to Monoprice and they'll have to refund you.
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For me to justify 120hz while gaming, I'd need to be pushing 120/+ fps right? I plan to do dual 7970s, which wont even put me at 60FPS. So no justification for 120hz in my book.
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post #15 of 32
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For me to justify 120hz while gaming, I'd need to be pushing 120/+ fps right? I plan to do dual 7970s, which wont even put me at 60FPS. So no justification for 120hz in my book.

You're really trying to justify that Monoprice monitor eh? tongue.gif

120Hz has more benefits than just gaming. Everything you do on the desktop is smoother. All the TV shows and movies you watch will be smoother and not have screen tearing.

Not to mention the fact that there will be games that you do get more than 60 FPS in, at which point you get the benefit of higher Hz.

60Hz is a thing of the past.
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post #16 of 32
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For me to justify 120hz while gaming, I'd need to be pushing 120/+ fps right? I plan to do dual 7970s, which wont even put me at 60FPS. So no justification for 120hz in my book.

I wouldnt say you have to be at 120fps to benefit from 120 hertz. You could benefit quite a bit if you were running only 90fps at 120 hertz. Beyond 90fps i would have to call BS to anyone that says they can tell the difference. What game cant you run 60fps with CF 7970s? A select few high end games, you could benefit from 120 hertz from 95% other games. Unless the only games you play are crysis and metro... Remmib your being a little pushy, he already has the monitor ordered and im sure he will be happy with it unless it comes damaged
Edited by Namkab - 5/31/13 at 4:35pm
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post #17 of 32
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Originally Posted by Remmib View Post

You're really trying to justify that Monoprice monitor eh? tongue.gif

120Hz has more benefits than just gaming. Everything you do on the desktop is smoother. All the TV shows and movies you watch will be smoother and not have screen tearing.

Not to mention the fact that there will be games that you do get more than 60 FPS in, at which point you get the benefit of higher Hz.

60Hz is a thing of the past.

If we are being honest, yeah kinda rolleyes.gif
Its got its drawbacks. But it also has its positives. One being I've never heard of anyone owning it so Ill be the first reviewer biggrin.gif
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I wouldnt say you have to be at 120fps to benefit from 120 hertz. You could benefit quite a bit if you were running only 90fps at 120 hertz. Beyond 90fps i would have to call BS to anyone that says they can tell the difference.

I can definitely tell the difference between 90 FPS and 200 FPS @ 120Hz.
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I can definitely tell the difference between 90 FPS and 200 FPS @ 120Hz.

But you cant see 200fps at 120 hertz... or anything over 120fps
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post #20 of 32
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That isn't a rebadged Qnix fyi.

The monitor you linked uses an LG IPS panel, not a Samsung PLS like the Qnix.

They simply have similar casings.

ah different panel. the casing however looks not just similar, looks to be exactly the same.
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