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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard;12206190 
The eye can only see at about 30fps (when calm) - 90fps (when you adrenaline is pumping), so I wouldn't think so. I have my Ips monitor and I think it creams any non-ips monitor (which 120hz isn't an ips monitor). I haven't tried 120hz, so...


You're completely wrong. If you haven't ever tried 120hz you don't know what you're talking about. I didn't switch to LCD screens until they were able to do 100hz+ because you can easily see the difference in FPS/Racing games.

Yes you can see the difference, and yes its way better.
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Originally Posted by i_hax;12247372 
It depends what you're playing. It will be smoother - but whats the point if the game moves at a snails pace? (RTS, slow-moving FPS like CS) It won't make as much of a difference in those types of games, you'd be far better off buying a nice IPS panel.

It makes a huge difference in CS as well smile.gif
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Originally Posted by foppa;12254856 
It makes a huge difference in CS as well smile.gif

I'll take your word for it, even if that game is pitifully slow tongue.gifbiggrin.gif
    
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The difference between 60Hz and 120Hz is MAJOR in my opinion. It's like day and night.

On a 120Hz monitor, when Vsync is off, horizontal tearing is greatly reduced, if not almost totally eleminated. And when Vsync is on, input lag is gone. Also note that while in movement, the blurry effect on the objects and on the textures is almost gone on a 120Hz.

A 120Hz monitor is a must for any first person shooter player, it will change your life, no kidding. Even when you're only on your desktop, you will notice a big difference when moving the mouse and browsing on the internet, mouse mouvement is way way way more fluid.
This - BIG TIME!!!!! I have a true 120Hz monitor myself, and the difference was just amazing - even logging into Windows was jaw-dropping for me.

If you're an FPS'er especially, 120Hz is the way to go. I remember playing Quake Live on a 60Hz monitor, and then switching to a 120Hz one. The difference was just unreal; everything was so smooth, and things just felt easier on my eyes. Note, on QL, I was pushing a constant 120FPS, so there definitely was a huge difference.

For a game like BBC2 everything, again, was real smooth, but I never played it on a true 60Hz monitor, so I couldn't tell you for sure the difference between the two. What I can honestly say is, though, I will never care to find out because I'm never going away from 120Hz to something lower. It's just too amazing.
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The eye can only see at about 30fps (when calm) - 90fps (when you adrenaline is pumping), so I wouldn't think so. I have my Ips monitor and I think it creams any non-ips monitor (which 120hz isn't an ips monitor). I haven't tried 120hz, so...
Therefore you really wouldn't know if your eye can't see x amount of FPS. I can clearly see a difference. Simply no question about it. Don't let anybody else tell you otherwise.
 
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Thanks to the OP for posting this as I am interested in a 120hz monitor too!

I have been looking at the Asus one on the egg that comes with the 3d kit but honestly would rather just have the monitor without the emitter and glasses.
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I'll take your word for it, even if that game is pitifully slow tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

For folks that cut their teeth on the likes of Quake and the Unreal series, all modern FPS games seem pitifully slow. Probably because they're designed for use with controllers.
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Thanks to the OP for posting this as I am interested in a 120hz monitor too!

I have been looking at the Asus one on the egg that comes with the 3d kit but honestly would rather just have the monitor without the emitter and glasses.

They sell it without that stuff as well. I think it goes for $350.
 
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I have the Samsung Syncmaster 2233RZ and when it is working, its working great. I am playing CS:S and the extra HZ allows the models to move faster and its the same feeling you'll get when comparing a 60hz TV and a 120hz TV. I picked this up from eBay for 240 and its definitely worth it. I do have to send it in for repair due to some weird issues with the board but Samsung with their 3 year warranty is going to send a new one to UPS then I will send the defective model back. Let me know if you have any more questions.
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I remember seeing a 120Hz monitor at CES. They had a quick scrolling image and I swear it looked like a person was behind the monitor with a sheet of paper moving it around it was that clear moving. I know that the next monitor I am going to buy is going to have a higher refresh rate or sure.
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post #39 of 68
I can tell the difference between 120Hz and 200Hz easily, using a game that outputs 500FPS to the screen.

120Hz LCDs need to be more common in the market, the choices are still very limited.

Shutter 3D like 3D Vision halves your FPS so maxing games like Metro in 3D at high res and 120FPS minimum will always be pushing GPU development forward. Quad GTX580s are getting there, but 6 series should do better.
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I played UT3 on my friends 120hz samsung and yes, I could tell the difference and it was nice. Still, I won't buy one untill I can get a 2560x1440 120Hz screen with a sub 8ms response rate.
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