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Originally Posted by ahnafakeef View Post

I've been wondering for a while - why is no other company releasing something similar to this monitor?

Always has to be a first introduction from some company ...

I'm no expert but I'd bet there is a whole lot of development going on behind the launch of this new panel from Asus and the competitors will soon be introducing their own take on this. Just wonder if this is a proprietary panel developed by Asus or if it's done by somebody else? If the former, then Asus might be selling it's panels to other manufacturers the way LG sells it's IPS screens and Samsung it's PLS ones ...
    
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post #2082 of 8206
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Originally Posted by SIDWULF View Post

I have 2 IPS monitors...60Hz is not worth it just for color depth...oh god how not worth it.

I have a Samsung 700D 120Hz and I would never ever go back to IPS.

60Hz is annoying now.

.....I understand the 120hz side of the argument

But what games are you playing?....skyrim for example doesn't even run at 120fps and who really needs it too?

This is the IPS side of the argument.....tombraider, skyrim, GTA V (if it ever comes out), hitman absolution etc....

What does 120hz matter to these types of games over a crisp image??
Edited by JoHnYBLaZe - 3/18/14 at 4:16am
post #2083 of 8206
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Originally Posted by ahnafakeef View Post

I've been wondering for a while - why is no other company releasing something similar to this monitor?

What i wonder more is, why did it take so long for a company to get involved in developing a 120hz 1440p monitor?
Everyone is hyping about 4K/Ultra HD right now. I've been sticking to 1080p 120hz for so long now because of the lack of a safe, out of the box solution.
    
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Originally Posted by JoHnYBLaZe View Post

.....I understand the 120hz side of the argument

But what games are you playing?....skyrim for example doesn't even run at 120fps and who really needs it too?

This is the IPS side of the argument.....tombraider, skyrim, GTA V (if it ever comes out), hitman absolution etc....

What does 120hz matter to these types of games over a crisp image??

I often see 120+ fps in Skyrim ...

That said .. I still use my 1440p PLS screen cause Skyrim really looks almost twice as good in 1440p over 1080p ... and the game really doesn't *need* anything but 60hz to play very well ...
    
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Skyrim is not a game to be played at over 60 fps anyway. It's pretty well documented that over 60 fps plays havoc with the games physics etc.

When I first started playing it and didn't know about keeping it at 60 fps, I couldn't figure out why I was hearing water splashes all the time even though I was not near any water.
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Skyrim is not a game to be played at over 60 fps anyway. It's pretty well documented that over 60 fps plays havoc with the games physics etc.

When I first started playing it and didn't know about keeping it at 60 fps, I couldn't figure out why I was hearing water splashes all the time even though I was not near any water.

Your exactly right. I forgot about that glitch. With VSYNC disabled, I get those sound bugs as well ...
    
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Did anybody else try scrim in surround 3D? Holly hell, when I had my three S27A750s I did and it was total holodeck! The pop out & 3d was the best I had ever seen.....damn I really regret selling those displays, thats why I had such high hopes for the ROG Swift supporting native 1440p 3D frown.gif
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Skyrim is the best first person 3D experience on the planet.
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Skyrim is not a game to be played at over 60 fps anyway. It's pretty well documented that over 60 fps plays havoc with the games physics etc.

When I first started playing it and didn't know about keeping it at 60 fps, I couldn't figure out why I was hearing water splashes all the time even though I was not near any water.

Well that explains my entire Skyrim playing days, I could never figure out what the hell was going on!
    
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I hope I don't get shot for asking this here, but how do you guys typically calibrate your monitors?
The Lagom LCD monitor test pages is the free-way of manually calibrating you monitors and it's a bit tedious. However, it is far easier with a Datacolor Spyder, but it's going to cost you a good $100-250.
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Well that explains my entire Skyrim playing days, I could never figure out what the hell was going on!

Yeah, had some days where there was some crazy things going and didn't realize that was the issues for days.
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