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Didnt read all 91 pages,

Is this IPS/PLS 120Hz panel or not?
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Originally Posted by knightsilver View Post

Didnt read all 91 pages,

Is this IPS/PLS 120Hz panel or not?
Pretty sure it's a TN.

It would cost much more than 800$ otherwise.
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I don't understand why companies are so slow in creating monitor technology. Everybody wants a monitor that is 1440p and 120hz 27" and there is no where to get it, by the time they create what people want ill be too old to want to game.
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I don't understand why companies are so slow in creating monitor technology. Everybody wants a monitor that is 1440p and 120hz 27" and there is no where to get it, by the time they create what people want ill be too old to want to game.

Its because the demand is not very high outside 1% of gamers. You know you need 2 x $500 GPU to even get close to 120 Hz @ 1440p.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Its because the demand is not very high outside 1% of gamers. You know you need 2 x $500 GPU to even get close to 120 Hz @ 1440p.

Yeah your right still sucks to be the 1%
i got 2 290x running with a 24 inch 1080p monitor.
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Originally Posted by knightsilver View Post

Didnt read all 91 pages,

Is this IPS/PLS 120Hz panel or not?

It's a special made TN panel for Asus. Those who have seen it confirmed its pretty close to an IPS. There are some pretty good topics on the subject. Make you some popcorn and read through.
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Yeah your right still sucks to be the 1%
i got 2 290x running with a 24 inch 1080p monitor.

I feel sorry for your cards... redface.gif
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How much VRAM does Skyrim use on your system?

If your GPU runs out of VRAM it will then access the computers RAM via the PCI-E slot. As RAM is DDR3 and significantly slower than the GPUs GDDR5, it causes frame rate drops and/ or crashes.

Almost every game i play maxes my vram but like i said i get NO stuttering like you describe, zero fps drops. Heck, even WoW on medium settings can use my full 1gb of memory in certain places in the game.

I realize the expected behavior is frame drops/stutters like you said above, but i get this on none of my games. I set my games up for a mix of quality/performance, and most games i own i can peg vsync 60 fps at most times. Maybe this just shows desktop memory is fast enough for games, cause like i said i get no ill effects when a game is maxing out my memory (which is almost all of the time).
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Almost every game i play maxes my vram but like i said i get NO stuttering like you describe, zero fps drops. Heck, even WoW on medium settings can use my full 1gb of memory in certain places in the game.

I realize the expected behavior is frame drops/stutters like you said above, but i get this on none of my games. I set my games up for a mix of quality/performance, and most games i own i can peg vsync 60 fps at most times. Maybe this just shows desktop memory is fast enough for games, cause like i said i get no ill effects when a game is maxing out my memory (which is almost all of the time).
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How much VRAM does Skyrim use on your system?

If your GPU runs out of VRAM it will then access the computers RAM via the PCI-E slot. As RAM is DDR3 and significantly slower than the GPUs GDDR5, it causes frame rate drops and/ or crashes.

Desktop memory is definitely not fast enough to maintain the same frame rates as GDDR. What you are probably seeing is the differencr between VRAM usage and VRAM allocation. Loading assets into memory takes time, so many game engines allocate assets into unused memory that may need to be loaded in the future. This would make the game experience smoother in case those assets are actually needed.

To really know if one doesn't have enough VRAM, there have to be two indicators present: no free VRAM, and considerable spikes of variation in the frametime graph which tend to indicate assets traveling across the PCIe bus.
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