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i loved my old 21 inch crt @ 2048-1536 @ 72 hz. But now i game on 120hz close to it. i cant comment on 1440p but i love 120 hz wont go back. why not get 120hz 1440p ?
120Hz 1440p has far more motion blur than 120Hz 1080p LightBoosted (strobe backlight).

See TFTCentral: Motion Blur Reduction Backlights (Including LightBoost)

That said, the 1440p 120Hz overclocks are still a good compromise, if you need the higher resolution and the better colors. They do have less motion blur than regular 60Hz LCD, at least.
post #22 of 75
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What?
If your gaming experience is stuttery at 60 FPS then you have issues.
Any gaming setup that can lock/Vysnc games at 60FPS @ 60 hz looks great and run very smooth.

120hz is a little smoother but saying 60FPS is stuttery is flat out ridiculous.
Even shooters at 1440p/1600p are far superior, especially games like Skyrim/Reckoning/SC2 etc...
1920 X 1080 is an average resolution now.

If you're used to playing at 120 Hz with 120 FPS, 60 Hz is going to feel unsmooth and stuttery yes.
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I work at a big Canadian computer parts chain and have tried a couple 120Hz monitors and a couple 1440p monitors. I chose a Korean 1440p IPS. I was using the 120Hz monitor for the higher frame rate, not 3D. It didn't make enough of a difference.
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What's the deal with the 3D, is it worth it at all? Even a little to enjoy something different? Or are the Korean monitors so much worth it over 3D?
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post #25 of 75
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If you're used to playing at 120 Hz with 120 FPS, 60 Hz is going to feel unsmooth and stuttery yes.
I have already stated I disagree, I experience very very little to no stutter or lag...120hz is smoother but its not that big of a difference for 90% of my games.
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. I chose a Korean 1440p IPS. I was using the 120Hz monitor for the higher frame rate, not 3D. It didn't make enough of a difference.
Same for me.
Edited by amstech - 6/16/13 at 11:12am
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post #26 of 75
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So guys, as corollary, is not recommended to buy 120 Hz over higher resolution, cause we would be forced to keep more than 100 FPS on everygame to enjoy 120 Hz experience? 100+ FPS its posible today on some games but not in the long run i think. So 120 Hz sounds like a bad investment.
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So guys, as corollary, is not recommended to buy 120 Hz over higher resolution, cause we would be forced to keep more than 100 FPS on everygame to enjoy 120 Hz experience? 100+ FPS its posible today on some games but not in the long run i think. So 120 Hz sounds like a bad investment.

I disagree.

It means you get a smoother experience any time you are above 60FPS (compared to when on 60Hz). For FPS games I always prefer buttery smoothness to graphical fidelity.

Also, you're forgetting the fact that 120Hz is so much better for when you watch shows/movies on your monitor, and general computing just feels smoother - but that is a small pro.

I personally feel 60Hz is not worth owning, especially when 120Hz is so cheap these days. But now that you can have the best of both worlds, 1440p @ 120Hz for $300, we don't have to choose anymore.
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So guys, as corollary, is not recommended to buy 120 Hz over higher resolution, cause we would be forced to keep more than 100 FPS on everygame to enjoy 120 Hz experience? 100+ FPS its posible today on some games but not in the long run i think. So 120 Hz sounds like a bad investment.

 

Higher the refresh rate the better. I'm talking from a pure gaming performance side. CS could not get over 100 FPS without using the developer command. I saw a drastic difference between 100Hz and 160Hz on my old CRT. I cannot see why it would change with an LCD.

 

Not only does it make gaming better, but it makes computing as a whole better.

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post #29 of 75
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Nah, i reject to deal with those korean monitors, beside they are not 3D Vision certified. Also in couple of years you will not able to play for example Crysis 5 at more than 120 FPS so, it means your 120 Hz monitor would be useless. Maybe higher resolution is a most inmersive experience than 120 Hz 3D vision.
Edited by Sujeto 1 - 6/17/13 at 4:57pm
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Nah, i reject to deal with those korean monitors, beside they are not 3D Vision certified.


Nah? How about ****?

 

No one here claimed them to be 3D certified.. They can't do 3D...

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