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I have a problem,I am a hardcore pc gamer.I have looked at lcd screens for a while now I can't find a good one.I am sure that nearly everyone on this board is a gamer also.My fiance's father just bought them a Hp lcd montior for x-mas and when I tried a game I got bluriness and the monitor just couldn't keep up.That's what I don't want.What monitor would be the best for a hardcore gamer?
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Which HP LCD monitor? What was the respone time rating on it? A poor response time would mean some ghosting. LCDs do have a slight lag when compared to CRTs. They are like .03s slower in display.
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Uh get any Samsung, 8ms or lower response time will have 0 ghosting! The HP that you used was probably one that was thrown into a package deal and free. Those monitors have an upwards of 25ms and are for most tense and purposes worthless. Get a new Samsung or Dell monitor my friend and have pure gaming glee!
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The dell 2407WFP is a really nice monitor but pretty expensive. Im planning on getting it.
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Which HP LCD monitor? What was the respone time rating on it? A poor response time would mean some ghosting. LCDs do have a slight lag when compared to CRTs. They are like .03s slower in display.
O ok, I understand that.

My PSP LCD does that. There is like ghost's of the cars when the camera goes fast or something
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http://www.jlcustompc.com/kds22wilcd.html

5ms Response time and inexpensive!
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Thats wierd that you saw ghosting. I never have on my samsung.
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O ok, I understand that.

My PSP LCD does that. There is like ghost's of the cars when the camera goes fast or something
Ghosting is one issue. This is due to poor response time of the pixel updating. Just so everyone knows, 8ms response time may not be the same as an 8ms from another company. This will make fast moving images blurry.

The second issue is input lag. The display is actually SLOWER than a CRT. A LCD display is a few milliseconds behind a CRT display. This is getting better on newer monitors though. However, there is no spec to find out how bad it is for a particular monitor.
http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1026393
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?...ight=244t+3007
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi2OE6hSh00
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