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    Refresh Rate (144 Hz or Bust)
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post #41 of 47
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Originally Posted by seabiscuit68 View Post

But it's $300...of course there are risks and trade offs...

Rather have a guaranteed smooth experience on a cheaper TN with lightboost
post #42 of 47
Resolution over refresh every time!
I prefer RPG's and RTS over FPS' so it is all about the eye candy/immersion for me.

Happy Thanskgiving everyone! thumb.gif
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post #43 of 47
A little of both. I want 1440p at 100 Hz or more. redface.gif
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post #44 of 47
I'm not going to lie. I do sometimes miss the old CRT days with 1024x756 85Hz. When I got my first LCD that was 1440x900 the lower Hz along with ghosting was very noticeable. With modern LCD's that that can display true 60Hz I'm satisfied with the speed and would rater go for higher resolution. Usually 120Hz monitors don't actually have fast enough response times to cleanly display true 120Hz not that it really maters as the difference between 90FPS and 120FPS is not that dramatic.

By the way I have never actually though about this before but it should be totally possible to set the refresh rate of an 120Hz monitor to 80Hz for example if you wanted to right? That way you could still play with properly working Vsync even if your GPU can't maintain solid 120FPS.
    
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post #45 of 47
Of course.
you can create your custom resolution in nvidia control panel with any refresh rate you like.
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post #46 of 47
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack Mac View Post

Rather have a guaranteed smooth experience on a cheaper TN with lightboost

Everyone would. I would like a space shuttle that would take me to the moon, but I don't have $2 billion. But notice how many people have Korean monitors. They don't want to wait for the prices to drop in 2 years, and they don't want to pay $850 for your requirements, so they buy one now with the current limitations. I bet you ask 90% of them don't regret it.
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post #47 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by seabiscuit68 View Post

Everyone would. I would like a space shuttle that would take me to the moon, but I don't have $2 billion. But notice how many people have Korean monitors. They don't want to wait for the prices to drop in 2 years, and they don't want to pay $850 for your requirements, so they buy one now with the current limitations. I bet you ask 90% of them don't regret it.
I certainly don't regret it biggrin.gif There's a fairly simple tape fix you can do for excessive back light bleed, and at such a massive resolution you don't really notice any dead or stuck pixels. However, I did get pretty lucky with my QNIX, very minor back light bleed and only one stuck pixel in the top left hand corner.
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