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Which 120/144hz monitors have the best viewing angles? (and anti motion blur/strobe backlights like lightboost, so overclockable IPS monitors don't count)
I know the obvious choice would be the Eizo FG2421 as it's a VA panel but it has an insane price.

I don't really care too much about image quality because the difference is minimal, to me, but bad viewing angles are extremely irritating. I hate how I can be sitting right in front of my TN monitor and the colours at the top look different than at the bottom, when I'm editing an image I think there's two different colours even if it's the same colour.

Are there any TN 120hz panels that have better viewing angles than the FG2421 or at least very close to it?
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Honestly, the viewing angles on my BenQ xl2420t aren't that bad. There's a difference between colors but it's not noticeable or annoying imo. I used to have an IPS monitor and loved the crap out of it but sold it because bills and I'm a dumb college kid, but these 120hz monitors aren't that bad if you adjust the colors.

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None that i can think of. I have the XL2420T and when leaning back, the top screen gets dark. You have to face it down to really appreciate it.
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dats why they made it so the screen tilts lol
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You'd have to go with an overclockable PLS or IPS Korean monitor if you want color uniformity, otherwise it's not really possible without paying the big bucks.
    
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You'd have to go with an overclockable PLS or IPS Korean monitor if you want color uniformity, otherwise it's not really possible without paying the big bucks.

How is it possible even with big bucks? As far as I am aware the only consumer 120hz monitors are TN, the one "240hz" Eizo panel, and the Korean PLS panels.

The best choice is the X-Star/Qnix. They don't use Lightboost and you get legit 120hz motion clarity (no skipped frames) with great color accuracy and wide viewing angles.
 
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How is it possible even with big bucks? As far as I am aware the only consumer 120hz monitors are TN, the one "240hz" Eizo panel, and the Korean PLS panels.

The best choice is the X-Star/Qnix. They don't use Lightboost and you get legit 120hz motion clarity (no skipped frames) with great color accuracy and wide viewing angles.

There are a couple more options, but they aren't cheap by any means. I'm sure there are a couple more professional-use monitors in the thousands range that can cover what the OP wants, but who really spends thousands on a single monitor? rolleyes.gif

VIEWPixx 1920x1200 IPS 120Hz:
http://www.vpixx.com/products/visual-stimulus-displays/viewpixx.html

Eizo 1920x1080 VA 120Hz:
http://www.eizo.com/global/products/duravision/fdf2405w/index.html

BTW: I'm loving my Qnix @ 120Hz and 1440p. Viewing angles are insane for it, as well as color production (more saturated, though that's not a problem for me).
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There are a couple more options, but they aren't cheap by any means. I'm sure there are a couple more professional-use monitors in the thousands range that can cover what the OP wants, but who really spends thousands on a single monitor? rolleyes.gif

VIEWPixx 1920x1200 IPS 120Hz:
http://www.vpixx.com/products/visual-stimulus-displays/viewpixx.html

Eizo 1920x1080 VA 120Hz:
http://www.eizo.com/global/products/duravision/fdf2405w/index.html

Haha no I already said the FG2421 was super expensive and besides it's basically the consumer oriented version of the FDF2405W. So it's confirmed that the FG2421 has better viewing angles than every TN monitor?

Edit: Apparently the FG2421, compared with other VA panels also has somewhat poor angles http://www.flatpanelshd.com/review.php?subaction=showfull&id=1383107475
But do you think it's still better than TN?
Edited by yogalD - 4/13/14 at 11:00pm
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Haha no I already said the FG2421 was super expensive and besides it's basically the consumer oriented version of the FDF2405W. So it's confirmed that the FG2421 has better viewing angles than every TN monitor?

Edit: Apparently the FG2421, compared with other VA panels also has somewhat poor angles http://www.flatpanelshd.com/review.php?subaction=showfull&id=1383107475
But do you think it's still better than TN?
Still better than TN.
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