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Hi All

Just got a Asus VG278HV - 144hz monitor, up from standard 60hz.

Any tips etc, things I should know from moving up to 144hz?

In your option, should I lower graphics in game to reach higher FPS or still max out graphics like I usually do?

Cheers
post #2 of 9
It's up to you and the weight that you give to FPS vs graphics will probably vary game to game. I don't mind ~80-100fps on some games but will go for 160+ locks on some competitive games of certain genres such as Overwatch.
Edited by Cyro999 - 5/21/16 at 11:10pm
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You'll want to overclock that CPU a bit if you can.
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post #4 of 9
If your not competing in FPS games 60 hz would be more than sufficient.
If you have to ask you obviously never used one before and don't do competitive gaming.
You would've been better off getting a higher quality IPS or VA monitor.
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Originally Posted by MuscleBound View Post

If your not competing in FPS games 60 hz would be more than sufficient.

If you're not competing then 30hz is sufficient. So is 720p. Why even have this conversation?
Edited by Cyro999 - 5/22/16 at 12:13am
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Originally Posted by Stilldawn View Post

Hi All

Just got a Asus VG278HV - 144hz monitor, up from standard 60hz.

Any tips etc, things I should know from moving up to 144hz?

In your option, should I lower graphics in game to reach higher FPS or still max out graphics like I usually do?

Cheers

My tip would be to pick up "L4D2". Game can put 200+ fps on any modern gaming rig. Great game for testing out high refresh. Dying Light is also a good one since it tends to run high fps, and has animations for higher fps. You'll be amazed at some of the movements you'll notice at 120+ vs say 60.
     
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post #7 of 9
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It is all personal preference. You honestly need to see what you like. 144hz is a huge difference, I used my buddy's Acer 144hz. You will love it!
Edited by Quesoblanco - 5/22/16 at 1:27am
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^^ so funy next to your avatar lol
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The reduction of flicker is worth it on your eyes
     
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