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AFAIK, all current 120HZ monitors only come in 23" flavor. The previous first gen of 120HZ LCD's were 22" sizes. So you're not going to find anything larger than 23" 120HZ monitors. I think there's something like 5-7 different 23" 120HZ monitors right now.
Acer showed their 27" 120hz monitor at CES. They just haven't given a price or release date yet.
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...?EdpNo=5371370

great res, great price. I like this monitor very much , its brighter and a lot better picture than my 22 inch acer that i now use as my second monitor. I picked this up when it was 300+ fairly decent price drop, i myself may pick another up soon .
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but I'm just wondering if upgrading to 1080p for gaming is really even worth it.
I have a 1680x1050 and a 1920x1080 monitor sitting in front of me. Resolution alone is it better? No. However, if you want a nicer or larger monitor, go ahead! I would recommend against upgrading just for the resolution.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236104

1080p 120hz monitor that fits in your budget.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236104

1080p 120hz monitor that fits in your budget.
Where'd you find that? When I search for it, all it brings up is the combo with the glasses for $500.
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I need to find a retailer that has this stuff in stock so I can test it out and see if the 120hz even makes a difference to me. Best Buy is really all we have, and they don't carry any 3d monitors in stock.
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Where'd you find that? When I search for it, all it brings up is the combo with the glasses for $500.
Found it by googling "23 inch 120hz lcd monitor" and ended up at Amazon, then I googled the model (there is a very similar model that doesn't have the "E" on the end), and ended up on Newegg

I'm sure you'll see a difference with 120hz. I know my sentiments don't really help, but I honestly cannot stand using 60hz displays anymore.
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Found it by googling "23 inch 120hz lcd monitor" and ended up at Amazon, then I googled the model (there is a very similar model that doesn't have the "E" on the end), and ended up on Newegg

I'm sure you'll see a difference with 120hz. I know my sentiments don't really help, but I honestly cannot stand using 60hz displays anymore.
The model without the E is apparently the one that is bundled with the 3d vision kit for $500.

One last thing. Do you think the Asus is the best out there for 120hz monitors? I'm also looking at the Acer and the LG.
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The model without the E is apparently the one that is bundled with the 3d vision kit for $500.

One last thing. Do you think the Asus is the best out there for 120hz monitors? I'm also looking at the Acer and the LG.
I can't really say. I only have experience with the 22-inch 2233RZ from Samsung. Out of all three (Acer, Asus, or LG), I'd probably go with either Acer or Asus since I've heard nothing (good or bad) about LG's displays or warranty service.
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Can you play FPS games well on it? How far do you sit from it?
FPS looks great. I sit 30 inches from nose to screen. I had to turn the brightness down because it was hurting my eyes lol.
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