Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Need help choosing 27" montior
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Need help choosing 27" montior

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Looking to upgrade my 24" display to 27".

I do a lot of competitive gaming, so refresh rate is king. It has to be minimum 120Hz, preferably 144Hz.

Resolution not as important, but minimum 1080p, preferably 1440p.

My graphics card can handle that right?

Best suggestions for monitors under $500 that meet this criteria?

Would prefer to stick to a known commodity vs. random XYZ obscure korean monitor company.

Thanks
Xp-Box
(17 items)
 
  
Reply
Xp-Box
(17 items)
 
  
Reply
post #2 of 3
BenQ XL2720Z is the one I would go with if you want 1080p/144hz. 1440p/144hz I would get the ROG Swift. The BenQ is around 450-500 and the ROG Swift is $800.

With the upgrade in monitor that your looking for I would upgrade that GPU as well. 670 2Gb of VRAM might struggle running a monitor at 120 or 144hz. Your GPU will definitely struggle if you go 1440p
 
Blowitoutourass 2
(33 items)
 
Blowityourass 3
(5 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 DO Asus P6T Deluxe MSI Twin Frozr III 7950 Corsair XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black WD Caviar Blue LG Blu-Ray Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DVD R Corsair H105 Win 7 Pro 64 Dell U2713HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CM Storm Trigger Corsair HX850  Corsair 800D Logitech G700 
AudioAudio
Altec Lansing Sony Wireless Headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3930k Asus Rampage IV Extreme Sapphire R9 290x Sapphire R9 290x 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G. Skill Ripjaws Z Samsung SSD 840 PRO Western Digital Caviar Black Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Asus DVD RW Alphacool NexXxos XT45 420mm Alphacool NexXxos UT60 240mm EK Supremacy-Nickel 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
(2) EK FC-R9 290x Nickel/Plexi  EK FC-R9 290x Backplate Black  EK FC-R9 290x Backplate Red EK FC Terminal Triple Parallel Bridge 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP35x  Bitspower Black Sparkle Fittings Primochill Advance LRT (2) Noiseblocker e-Loop B12-3 120mm x 25mm 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
(4) Swiftech Helix 120mm x 25mm Windows 7 64 Professional Dell U3415w Dell P1911 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell P1911 Cooler Master Storm Trigger Corsair AX1200i NZXT Switch 810 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G700 Steelseries Bose Companion 5 Bose AE2 Headphones 
CPUGraphicsHard DriveOptical Drive
i7 Intel HD 3000 Western Digital DVDRW 
OS
Windows 7 Home 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Blowitoutourass 2
(33 items)
 
Blowityourass 3
(5 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 DO Asus P6T Deluxe MSI Twin Frozr III 7950 Corsair XMS3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black WD Caviar Blue LG Blu-Ray Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DVD R Corsair H105 Win 7 Pro 64 Dell U2713HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CM Storm Trigger Corsair HX850  Corsair 800D Logitech G700 
AudioAudio
Altec Lansing Sony Wireless Headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3930k Asus Rampage IV Extreme Sapphire R9 290x Sapphire R9 290x 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G. Skill Ripjaws Z Samsung SSD 840 PRO Western Digital Caviar Black Western Digital Caviar Black 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Asus DVD RW Alphacool NexXxos XT45 420mm Alphacool NexXxos UT60 240mm EK Supremacy-Nickel 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
(2) EK FC-R9 290x Nickel/Plexi  EK FC-R9 290x Backplate Black  EK FC-R9 290x Backplate Red EK FC Terminal Triple Parallel Bridge 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Swiftech MCP35x  Bitspower Black Sparkle Fittings Primochill Advance LRT (2) Noiseblocker e-Loop B12-3 120mm x 25mm 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
(4) Swiftech Helix 120mm x 25mm Windows 7 64 Professional Dell U3415w Dell P1911 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell P1911 Cooler Master Storm Trigger Corsair AX1200i NZXT Switch 810 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G700 Steelseries Bose Companion 5 Bose AE2 Headphones 
CPUGraphicsHard DriveOptical Drive
i7 Intel HD 3000 Western Digital DVDRW 
OS
Windows 7 Home 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 3
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by bustacap22 View Post

BenQ XL2720Z is the one I would go with if you want 1080p/144hz. 1440p/144hz I would get the ROG Swift. The BenQ is around 450-500 and the ROG Swift is $800.

With the upgrade in monitor that your looking for I would upgrade that GPU as well. 670 2Gb of VRAM might struggle running a monitor at 120 or 144hz. Your GPU will definitely struggle if you go 1440p

Thanks. I was looking at the XL2720Z as the winner but wanted to see if anyone had another suggestion.
Xp-Box
(17 items)
 
  
Reply
Xp-Box
(17 items)
 
  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Monitors and Displays
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Need help choosing 27" montior