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4k is irrelevant in my books, if its laggy and blurry, smooth 2k all day err day, I cant even stand the mouse lagging on the desktop on 60hz its that bad.

The least consistent gameplay I've experienced was on my 144hz Gsync monitor. The massive fps swings lead to a lot of blur. I seem fully capable of naturally adapting to changes in refresh in a desktop environment. Think some of you guys build mouse lag up too much in your head.
     
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4k is irrelevant in my books, if its laggy and blurry, smooth 2k all day err day, I cant even stand the mouse lagging on the desktop on 60hz its that bad.

Yup, 60Hz desktop is just horrid after using higher for years and years.
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post #23 of 32
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Yup, 60Hz desktop is just horrid after using higher for years and years.

I messed up because after experiencing this large 4k screen, my 27" 1440p 144Hz monitor feels like a low res tablet with poor image quality.

Though all this high refresh love is making think maybe I should toss my XB270HU up for sale at $600 to make some money back on it.
     
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I tried a 32" 2560x1440 60hz panel after a 144hz 1ms panel, and the first words after hookin it up were " what the f**k is this s**t ?" Everything was in slow motion, then i proceeded to sell it and go back to 144hz glory, never going back.
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IPS + 120Hz at 1440p is just wonderful really, having best of all worlds really. Putting this next to a BenQ XL2420T or other TN panels like that makes them look so horrid.
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post #26 of 32
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I tried a 32" 2560x1440 60hz panel after a 144hz 1ms panel, and the first words after hookin it up were " what the f**k is this s**t ?" Everything was in slow motion, then i proceeded to sell it and go back to 144hz glory, never going back.

It takes more then a quick try to adapt to various refresh rates.
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IPS + 120Hz at 1440p is just wonderful really, having best of all worlds really. Putting this next to a BenQ XL2420T or other TN panels like that makes them look so horrid.

Yea, check out that wonderful high refresh rate IPS screen. -_-



I'd be really happy after paying $800+ for that. rolleyes.gif

*I kind of did. Though even my XB270HU isn't that bad. Luckily.
     
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You can usually lower some stuff and get big performance boosts without completely ruining IQ, there are a lot of GPU-inefficient settings in todays games.

You don't have to average 160fps, 100 is fairly solid. It's still ~67% more than 60fps.

Yep, but 100 fps avg at 1440p with a 970 without ruining IQ in demanding games is impossible. That's why I asked if he played less-demanding games only.
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Yep, but 100 fps avg at 1440p with a 970 without ruining IQ in demanding games is impossible. That's why I asked if he played less-demanding games only.

Well it's the persons own fault who bought a 970 to play at 1440p lol
That is just dumb.
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Yep, but 100 fps avg at 1440p with a 970 without ruining IQ in demanding games is impossible. That's why I asked if he played less-demanding games only.

You don't need to do it all of the time. Most of the games in my library can run at 1440p, 100+fps on a 970/290. Remember that a lot of the most popular games in terms of playing hours are stuff like MMO/Moba/RTS which are typically older and GPU light.

Sure you can't do it on new and IQ demanding stuff, but it doesn't explode if the FPS meter drops to double digits. There's nothing wrong with a 144hz monitor and a 60fps game - in fact it will be a tiny bit better than a 60hz monitor.
Edited by Cyro999 - 3/2/16 at 8:27am
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You don't need to do it all of the time. Most of the games in my library can run at 1440p, 100+fps on a 970/290. Remember that a lot of the most popular games in terms of playing hours are stuff like MMO/Moba/RTS which are typically older and GPU light.

Sure you can't do it on new and IQ demanding stuff, but it doesn't explode if the FPS meter drops to double digits. There's nothing wrong with a 144hz monitor and a 60fps game - in fact it will be a tiny bit better than a 60hz monitor.

I've had plenty of 120-165 Hz monitors. But 1080p TN does not cut it for me anymore. I simply prefer the colors, black level, viewing angles and resolution of 1440p/AH-IPS.
Tried 5 different AHVA/1440p/144-165 Hz monitors (3x PG279Q, 2x XB270HU) and QC is terrible. Bleeding in all corners and worst glow I've ever seen on "IPS" monitors, far from AH-IPS quality.
I was actually quite exited for these panels, untill I tried them out myself and gave up in the end. Looks impossible to get a decent one, and I'm never going back to TN since I often do image editing on this PC too.

LG is working on high Hz AH-IPS panels, so there's still hope for me. Because I like high Hz monitors. I just have other stuff that's important too.

Also, I mostly play demanding AAA games, like Rise of the Tomb Raider and I simply prefer maxing IQ with 60+ fps instead of 100+ fps with worse IQ. It's a compromise either way, in my eyes.
I get much better immersion with a good looking game than bad graphics running at higher fps. Bad graphics irritate me. I'm no "pro" gamer obviously.

That's why I said some prefer IQ over SPEED. Not everyone plays less demanding MMO/MOBA/RTS/FPS 24/7 where you easily can optain several hundred fps, even on slower cards. Back in the days I was fine with TN, had a Samsung 2233RZ for years when I played CS and Quake, and later a few 1080p/144Hz TN's. Not today. I barely touch games like that.
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