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Ok Source Engine game players (CSGO, CSS, TF2) as well as anyone who plays any comp in any multiplayer game: Do you think 27" might be too much screen space for comp or just plain ol' serious gaming? I currently have a 24" and I honestly think much more space would be too much to track and might be disadvantageous for gaming. I also wonder if HUD elements might become too small (of course custom HUDs can change this).

Thoughts?


I can't go back to 24" screens after 6 years with 27-28" ones. I would really love a 36-40" 4k screen... Similar ppi to 27" 1440p but much more screen for multiple windows and more immersive gaming :-)
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I can't go back to 24" screens after 6 years with 27-28" ones. I would really love a 36-40" 4k screen... Similar ppi to 27" 1440p but much more screen for multiple windows and more immersive gaming :-)

yes but is that really better for gaming? I mean smaller monitors does mean less eye tracking, a monitor too big seems like it could be a disadvantage
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post #853 of 8206
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yes but is that really better for gaming? I mean smaller monitors does mean less eye tracking, a monitor too big seems like it could be a disadvantage

I think 1440P @ 27" is a real sweet spot for gaming, because it gives you the much wanted/needed space, without causing massive tracking. You can still see the entire screen easily, but have more information as well.

Unless you sit a foot or two from your display, basically nose in.
    
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I sit close to my display, 27" is too big IMO. 24" 4K 120Hz strobed will be my next monitor upgrade.
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yes but is that really better for gaming? I mean smaller monitors does mean less eye tracking, a monitor too big seems like it could be a disadvantage

I guess if you are very good and competitive and can't sit a few feet away from your screen, it could be a disadvantage.

I just don't agree with the notion that repeatedly keeps coming up in this thread that your choice of monitor has a meaningful impact on your gameplay. I really doubt that anyone in this thread - let alone most people buying these screens - is so skilled that the bottleneck, so to speak, of their gameplay is their monitor.

If that were the case, every gamer out there would be using 19-22" CRTs.
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I guess I just don't agree with the notion that repeatedly keeps coming up in this thread that your choice of monitor has a meaningful impact on your gameplay. I really doubt that anyone in this thread - let alone most people buying these screens - is so skilled that the bottleneck, so to speak, of their gameplay is their monitor.

To be honest, i was amazed that there wasn't more attention on 120hz+strobing when i got this monitor. Over a random 60hz panel - it's DEFINITELY enough to make a meaningful difference in actual gaming performance/skill. I simply was not capable of tracking or identifying a target while turning the camera before, without motion blur it's a different game. I'd feel a 60hz ips to be a significant handicap now
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To be honest, i was amazed that there wasn't more attention on 120hz+strobing when i got this monitor. Over a random 60hz panel - it's DEFINITELY enough to make a meaningful difference in actual gaming performance/skill. I simply was not capable of tracking or identifying a target while turning the camera before, without motion blur it's a different game. I'd feel a 60hz ips to be a significant handicap now

It's nice to see that there are others out there that agree that 120Hz strobed helps.
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It's nice to see that there are others out there that agree that 120Hz strobed helps.

Seriously blew my mind that it wasn't more well known/praised, i'd heard some things and wanted decent gaming monitor anyway (read: not pretty colors) but damn. slow HDD to SSD upgrade 2.0, only it actually contributes to gaming skill instead of just convenience
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I just don't agree with the notion that repeatedly keeps coming up in this thread that your choice of monitor has a meaningful impact on your gameplay. I really doubt that anyone in this thread - let alone most people buying these screens - is so skilled that the bottleneck, so to speak, of their gameplay is their monitor.

Motion clarity and response time absolutely do impact a number of people on this forum, I am (or used to be) one of them. Then again, I played CS from the time it was a mod to 1.6 competitively, and I am sensitive to field of view and refresh rate. Heck, my best friend kept the same Viewsonic CRT for close to 20 years! It just blew on him Winter 2012, he replaced it with a Samsung LCD and just last winter with an Overlord Tempest X27OC, after seeing mine.

In truth, I would say that the issue impacts more people than they think! As a lot of gamers today never lived in the CRT days, with crisp visuals and butter smoother motion. They simply don't know better because all they have known are 60Hz with crazy motion blur.
    
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Seriously blew my mind that it wasn't more
well known/praised, i'd heard some things and wanted decent gaming monitor anyway (read: not pretty colors) but damn. slow HDD to SSD upgrade 2.0, only it actually contributes to gaming skill instead of just convenience

I think it has to do with the amount out IPS worshippers out there, they think TN is unusable.
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