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post #41 of 92
screen tearing while gaming @ 60Hz after being spoiled by 120Hz almost makes me sick, vsync can solve that problem but not for any sort of competitive game, 60Hz screens are already slow enough and the added input lag with vsync makes it even worse.
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post #42 of 92
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Hmmm might buy one, don't think there is a HUGE difference, so not really worth it in my book

From the video, it looks like it makes your game smoth even if u have some retarded card that can barely do 60 fps.. and all my games have so much FPS that it feels smooth even if I go into smokes or explosions or whatever (BC2) I dont see how this could improve anything for me
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post #43 of 92
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So all of you are pretty much telling me that 60hz is DEAD for gaming and I can't play with those? I think that is kinda.. wrong

So many people are using 60 hz, or 75, doesn't really matter
No one said it's dead, at least I never did. The people who are using 60 or 75hz monitors probably don't care or don't even play competitive FPS games. If they do and are a good shot they are missing out on a better more responsive gaming experience.
post #44 of 92
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I have never ever had a problem with response time on my monitor.. and its not even a monitor with 1 ms or whatever, 13ms or something

I still dominate, its all about reflections.. some 120hz won't make you better or give you anything imo. Not saying its not good, just dont think it matters that much.. if at all

I will check it out some day.. with BC2 and stuff like that
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post #45 of 92
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Just to make sure we are talking about the same thing, please don't tell me that these monitors are the same as the TV ones where a movie is like on fast forward option... it looks so retarded, that I wouldn't take a monitor like that for free, I watched a movie on some Sony TV we bought (3D) without the 3D, it looked retarded I couldn't stand it

If its the same thing, then 120hz fails big time (some people might like it)
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post #46 of 92
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Just to make sure we are talking about the same thing, please don't tell me that these monitors are the same as the TV ones where a movie is like on fast forward option... it looks so retarded, that I wouldn't take a monitor like that for free, I watched a movie on some Sony TV we bought (3D) without the 3D, it looked retarded I couldn't stand it

If its the same thing, then 120hz fails big time (some people might like it)
The problem with 120hz TVs is that they are taking a signal that isn't really 120HZ. They only get ~24FPS, so the TV takes sample frames and duplicates them for interpolation. That's why you can see some "errors", where certain movements don't really make sense. 120HZ monitors can accept real 120hz signals, so there is no interpolation and movement is as it should be.
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post #47 of 92
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Just to make sure we are talking about the same thing, please don't tell me that these monitors are the same as the TV ones where a movie is like on fast forward option... it looks so retarded, that I wouldn't take a monitor like that for free, I watched a movie on some Sony TV we bought (3D) without the 3D, it looked retarded I couldn't stand it

If its the same thing, then 120hz fails big time (some people might like it)
Urm.. you got something wrong. I watched Avatar on 200Hz, its not fast forward, just very smooth.
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So there are no real 120hz tvs? ;o
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post #49 of 92
What the Real advantage of 120 vs 60 is for gaming, is that even if your game gets high FPS (70+), you won't get any screen tearing => won't need vsync => won't get input lag. If a game runs at 30FPS, a 120Hz monitor won't make it smoother.
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post #50 of 92
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So there aren't real 120hz tvs? ;o
In some sense, no. The FPS of the movie is just about 24... The TV might be able to do 120hz BUT it cannot make the movie have higher FPS. It's just a crappy interpolation technique.

Don't rely on 120hz TVs fast forwardy look to affect your opinion on what the computer monitors look like..

Let me tell you something.. I have this CRT that can do 85hz @ 1280x1024. When I scroll web pages on that, it feels so much smoother than my 60hz LCD... When I play quake on that, it's bliss... The only reason for why I don't use it 24/7 is that my desk might break under the weight...
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