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TN ?
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Originally Posted by Jack Mac View Post

I don't consider $800 a good price, when I can get 4k 120Hz strobed for $300-400, then I'll upgrade.

I don't see how you even take advantage of 1080p 120hz with your current system specs let alone 1440p 120hz. The amount of gpu power required to push 4k 120hz is way beyond your reach.
 
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post #323 of 8206
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Originally Posted by turkmenbashi View Post

ok so can IPS handle the true 120hz,144hz? why use VA, TN panel over IPS for 120hz, 144hz?
Motion blur.

Here's 120Hz without LightBoost:


Here's 120Hz with LightBoost:


Not all 120Hz is the same. That's why.

Also, remember the bad old days of slow 33ms LCD's more than ten years ago? It didn't matter whether you ran 30fps on them or 60fps on them, because 30fps looked the same as 60fps on LCD's that was really, really slow. (motion blur hid the difference between 30fps and 60fps). This is already the case today with QNIX QX2710, where people are having difficulty telling the difference between 96Hz and 120Hz, and are often running at 96Hz as a result.

You need an LCD panel that responds fast enough, before higher refresh rate makes a big difference. Especially a panel that's fast enough to finish refreshing before the next refresh begins. (to avoid multiple-refresh streaking effects that starts to hide the advantage of higher frame rates).
post #324 of 8206
http://www.overclock.net/t/1455299/asus-update-27-1440p-gsync-120hz-rog-monitor-at-ces/0_100

There's been a thread about this for quite a while. Pretty sure it's TN which means it's a no buy from me, shame really.
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I don't see how you even take advantage of 1080p 120hz with your current system specs let alone 1440p 120hz. The amount of gpu power required to push 4k 120hz is way beyond your reach.

I don't play with super demanding graphic settings, and this 290 OC'd does an excellent job at 1080p. I'm sure I'd be able to push 1440p 120Hz in most games if I used the right settings and I'd definitely upgrade to 2-3 290s if 120Hz strobed 4k was available.
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And you 'decided' this was placebo based on....?
Is it really that difficult for you to comprehend that during fast moving situations (i.e. fast paced First person shooters), significantly reduced screen tearing and less visual noise along with displaying twice as many screen updates could possibly lead to performance improvements in those situations? Yes it's so similar to a sugar pill, great analogy!

There is no proof out there that there is any performance advantage to 120 Hz monitors over 60 Hz. Average human response times are long enough that the few to tens of ms difference in input lag make no meaningful difference between even the best 120 Hz screen and worst 60 Hz IPS.

Unless you are one of the best players in the world, if you perform better at 120 fps than you do at 60, it is placebo.

You can make an argument that the smoothness of motion is worth the sacrifice of viewing angle/colors, but that's an issue of preference and nothing more. And I don't see how anyone could pick a TN panel at 28"... it's really awful compared to IPS due to the larger size which increases the color shift at the top and bottom of your screen.

There is a very noticeable difference between a 23-24" TN panel and 27-28" TN panel in terms of color shift if you sit 1-2 feet away from your screen. Now, maybe ASUS has figured out some sort of technological voodoo to work on that, but I will believe that when I see it.
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is it 799 without g sync? as I seen it says starts from 799 so im assuming its 799 without g snyc?
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and that is sexy!

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is it 799 without g sync? as I seen it says starts from 799 so im assuming its 799 without g snyc?

Why would that be the case?
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post

is it 799 without g sync? as I seen it says starts from 799 so im assuming its 799 without g snyc?
That's what I'm guessing. $799 with G-Sync would be pretty good value, value and RoG don't really go together tongue.gif
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