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post #31 of 39
Yeah there's something off about those TN pictures.
Even my XL2720Z TN looks better than that...
If I were just randomly guessing that looks like 16 bit color depth....
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post #32 of 39
Well if you put the TN monitor side by side to an IPS type then you'll definitely notice the difference between the two. But just using each of my monitors separately on their own I wouldn't really be able to tell that the TN is a TN panel unless I'm paying attention to the heavier matte coating or the very top/bottom of the screen due to the viewing angles. It just doesn't look THAT much worst, at least not to me...I mean at the end of the day let's face it both TN and IPS panels are both crappy for image quality due to their abysmal contrast ratios.
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I think 60hz is just not good enough, but I pay attention to details too much when I have the choice. I miss my old laptop that was running 95hz, significantly better than 60hz.
    
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post #34 of 39
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Originally Posted by kevininsimi View Post

As per the title, that's my main question. From the various threads I've been reading the simple answer is "yes" because once you go 144hz you'll never want to go back. I have an R9-390X and am not much of a multiplayer gamer (those days are behind me) and I mainly play single player games with great stories (Hah! Those exist?) lol. Recently have been playing Witcher 3 1080p on a 60hz monitor--I'd say I average about 50fps with ultra settings/Nvidia hairworks off. But when I turn down some settings I'm seeing my FPS in the 80s? I thought you'd be limited to what your monitor can do?

I recently bought a 144Hz panel and love it. I mainly play mp titles though and it gives a noticeable advantage at 144Hz even compared to my old QNIX at 96Hz. That being said though, when I played mainly single player games I was more concerned with image quality. To get even close to hitting that 144Hz sweet spot you'll be sacrificing image quality to get there. Just my 2cents.gif
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post #35 of 39
If you have it hooked to a ps4, your "calibration" must be through OSD only. That is the problem. I'm adjusting through Nvidia control panel which gives control over gamma, etc. Using just OSD my Dell looks meh at best. Definitely don't have as extreme of color variation from top to bottom as you though. I can send some picts tomorrow night if I remember.
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post #36 of 39

As I said, it was a defect. You had see it to understand. This was not gamma shift or anything else that's considered to be normal.

 

It has been returned already too.

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post #37 of 39
All good guys. This was what I was talking about in my original post. Polk speakers vs. $1000+ speakers and the type of people who spend their lives defending their $1000 purchase while the rest of us listen and can't tell the difference.

I actually feel bad for this guy. His vision requires him to spend a lot of money and time finding a perfect display. We should count ourselves blessed at not seeing these minute details as I can imagine it would lead to never being satisfied.
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post #38 of 39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BulletSponge View Post

I recently bought a 144Hz panel and love it. I mainly play mp titles though and it gives a noticeable advantage at 144Hz even compared to my old QNIX at 96Hz. That being said though, when I played mainly single player games I was more concerned with image quality. To get even close to hitting that 144Hz sweet spot you'll be sacrificing image quality to get there. Just my 2cents.gif

This is true, but if I'm able to do more than 60fps without sacrificing image quality... I understand I probably won't get anywhere near 144hz but I figure anything higher is smoother, no? /

Ugh, I don't know what to do. And now I'm caught up with this G-Sync/Freesync nonsense. I have an R9-390X at the moment and get great performance with the games I play but I really want to get the 1070 so if I get a new monitor do I go with a G-Sync monitor or stick with the 390X for a while longer and get a monitor with Freesync? But if I go to upgrade to Nvidia down the line I'm "stuck" with a monitor that doesn't support G-Sync. So... buy monitor now with G-Sync and not take advantage of it but once I upgrade take advantage.

Never thought choosing a monitor would be so dang difficult.
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post #39 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevininsimi View Post

This is true, but if I'm able to do more than 60fps without sacrificing image quality... I understand I probably won't get anywhere near 144hz but I figure anything higher is smoother, no? /

Ugh, I don't know what to do. And now I'm caught up with this G-Sync/Freesync nonsense. I have an R9-390X at the moment and get great performance with the games I play but I really want to get the 1070 so if I get a new monitor do I go with a G-Sync monitor or stick with the 390X for a while longer and get a monitor with Freesync? But if I go to upgrade to Nvidia down the line I'm "stuck" with a monitor that doesn't support G-Sync. So... buy monitor now with G-Sync and not take advantage of it but once I upgrade take advantage.

Never thought choosing a monitor would be so dang difficult.


I've been going through the same thing. I'm still using a 22" TN 1680x1050 Dell and have been looking for a 144hz, but I'm afraid the 24" IPS 144hz 1080P monitor I want, isn't out there. So, I'm left with the same decision as you. My gaming preference is also SP FPS and my eyes aren't what they used to be, so I'm probably going to choose image quality over speed, unless the market changes by Christmas. Since I've never experienced anything above 60hz, I won't be missing anything.
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