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I'm not sure I want to pay the extra $50-100 for Gsync board when there are VESA adaptive sync and FreeSync that don't need any special proprietary hardware. Of course that choice relies on what GPU you have or want. ULMB is nice for sure and built into the Gsync board at 120Hz but not higher I think.
TN is fine for gaming and browsing web etc. Just not everyone does only that. Can't really fix angles or missing range with saturation tweaks.

Yeah high refresh with high fps and adaptive sync is really nice.

 

Before I got this monitor, I wasn't really convinced that all of this fancy stuff was anything special like a higher refresh rate or G-SYNC, ULMB (yeah, limited to 120Hz which is still more than enough), etc. Now that I'm experiencing it though, I can say without any hesitation that I'd much rather have this than a monitor with awesome color accuracy but no G-SYNC and a lower refresh rate.

 

All I really want out of the XB241H are two things:

 

A much more uniform brightness/luminosity

 

And I wish the OSD indicator of which signal port I'm using would never come up, or at least show up in the corner instead of dead-center. I'm really sick and tired of it because I have to see it more than once per day and sometimes it's right in my way.

 

Of course, it also has a somewhat inferior viewing angle to the 8-year old Samsung 2253BW (when I sit higher or lower, or tilt the monitor). I'd love to change that too, but it's a TN panel. lol

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I finally enabled the 1ms response time and wow. That really does make a difference for gaming. I had it set to 'Normal' this whole time and finally remembered to set it to 'Extreme'. I'm glad I did that! It really does make the difference that is advertised.

 

If you're wondering why I never enabled it before, it's that I just keep forgetting to. I prefer Normal at the desktop.


Edited by TwoCables - 8/20/16 at 5:45pm
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1ms is only 1ms on grey to grey (one shade of grey to another shade of grey right next to it), and will introduce overshoot. Still interesting that it feels more responsive. I would think that Normal and Extreme should feel the exact same, as normal is usually between 2-5ms, depending on panel and firmwares. It sure does on my Benq. The average response time for these AUO 144 hz 24" panels is 5ms without excessive overdrive.

Do you see overshoot on this fullscreen test in Extreme mode (inverse ghosting on the left side of the UFO's)? What about normal?

http://www.testufo.com/#test=photo&photo=alien-invasion.png&pps=960&pursuit=0&height=-1
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1ms is only 1ms on grey to grey (one shade of grey to another shade of grey right next to it), and will introduce overshoot. Still interesting that it feels more responsive. I would think that Normal and Extreme should feel the exact same, as normal is usually between 2-5ms, depending on panel and firmwares. It sure does on my Benq. The average response time for these AUO 144 hz 24" panels is 5ms without excessive overdrive.

Do you see overshoot on this fullscreen test in Extreme mode (inverse ghosting on the left side of the UFO's)? What about normal?

http://www.testufo.com/#test=photo&photo=alien-invasion.png&pps=960&pursuit=0&height=-1

 

Oh yeah don't get me wrong, I see it at times but the benefit I am getting from this outweighs that for me. I am especially noticing this in the August 2016 Demo (and also their Playable Teaser) for the new 6DoF game that's being developed called Overload. It seems like it's more realistic, like I'm really there. Everything stays clearer when I'm moving and thus it's easier for me to keep my eyes locked on my targets and it feels even easier to fly around and do crazy maneuvers just to keep up with the bots as they surround me. Sure, 'Normal' is fine too, but when I switched to 'Extreme', I found myself having even more fun and it was easier to be relaxed and just play. I felt like I was having an easier time dominating.

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