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Generally speaking, a 120 Hz LCD monitor is a good buy, granted that it's a quality LCD to begin with. I've seen well-made 60's that were better than cheapo 120's.

You really can't compare CRT to LCD when it comes to refresh rates, though. The way CRT's render a display and the way LCD's do it are different, and each technology has its strengths and weaknesses. You don't see too many CRT's anymore, because they're big and bulky, and because so much content has moved from a 4:3 or 5:4 aspect ratio to widescreen, but they do eliminate motion blur. And refresh rates, once you get beyond about 75 Hz or so, don't mean nearly so much on a CRT as they do on LCD.

That makes sense

EDIT: Just found this under the CRT article on Wikipedia

CRT monitors are still widely used in the study of the brain's visual processing (e.g. in psychophysics). The speed and fidelity of their response, combined with the simplicity of their design, makes them well-suited for experiments where scientists need to have very fine control over stimuli which are presented to an observer.[46]

Being someone who has an interest in the brain, this caught my eye... no pun intended.
Edited by Thready - 4/2/14 at 8:50pm
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And refresh rates, once you get beyond about 75 Hz or so, don't mean nearly so much on a CRT as they do on LCD.

Strobed LCD is very similar to CRT, much more so than "normal" always backlit lcd's
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And refresh rates, once you get beyond about 75 Hz or so, don't mean nearly so much on a CRT as they do on LCD.
Even less than 75hz. CRTs have phosphor screens which have a much longer 'persistance' time than LEDs.
    
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Even less than 75hz. CRTs have phosphor screens which have a much longer 'persistance' time than LEDs.

60hz crt/strobe = flickery mess
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