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Looking to move from my 1080p tv to a gaming monitor,just trying to find out which would be best and why....?
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Really depends on the games you play. I made the switch from 1440p @60hz to 1080p @144hz about a year ago and I do not regret it.
Battlefield 4 and Titanfall will very much benefit from 144hz in the competitive aspect. If you want higher K/D, go with lightboosted 144hz.
Then again if you can find a nice Qnix that can OC to ~110 you will get a smooth movement and a nice picture.

I currently use a VG248QE G-synced and I consider it the best monitor in the world for competitive gaming (I do a lot of CSGO and BF4). Running a single GPU and G-sync is the smoothest experience out there.
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Originally Posted by Legonut View Post

Really depends on the games you play. I made the switch from 1440p @60hz to 1080p @144hz about a year ago and I do not regret it.
Haha, I went the other direction! smile.gif

It all really comes down to what you play and use it for. If you play a lot of first person shooters you'll love the 144hz refresh rate. If you play mmos and other games as well as lots of web browsing the 1440p@120hz is great. It allows me to see more on my screen without having to zoom in/out as much.

Though it takes several days getting used to either monitors. The high refresh rate of 144hz made my eyes tired and disorientating and the 1440p made me squint to read anything
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