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So, I'm looking at buying a new display, and am feeling a bit overwhelmed and under-educated (the apparent lack of LCD panel review sites has been frustrating.)

I'll keep this simple. I'm torn between 24-27 inch TN panels, and several 23 inch IPS displays. I'd like to keep it under $300, but we're a bit flexible.

My concern: Will an IPS panel cause noticeable input lag with online FPS? Do any of you play BFBC2, COD4, etc on your IPS monitors? Have you noticed increased input lag vs. a TN panel? Am I correct in thinking network latency, ping, etc are going to be more of a concern than my monitor?
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I use an S-IPS panel and have no issues with input lag.
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I have not seen any input lag in Blops or BC2, or even racing games. Which IPS panels are you looking at?
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I play on my u2410 and I find it to be much more enjoyable than my 25.5" Asus. There is no ghosting and I don't notice any lag. Also, games like Mirror's Edge look STUNNING with the accurate colors.
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No, it doesn't cause any noticable input lag/blur.
    
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The NEC EA231Wmi, the Viewsonic VP2365WB, and maybe the U2311H.
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I'd like a response from someone with competitive exp who can notice input lag more.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity;12632804 
The NEC EA231Wmi, the Viewsonic VP2365WB, and maybe the U2311H.

I've got the U2311H, and the color clarity is unbelievable! I haven't noticed any lag or ghosting either. I think the whole "2ms response time" crap is just a gimmick.
     
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Zero issues here. I don't play anywhere near "competitively" but I have had no noticeable problems with input lag.
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Originally Posted by zouk52;12632851 
I've got the U2311H, and the color clarity is unbelievable! I haven't noticed any lag or ghosting either. I think the whole "2ms response time" crap is just a gimmick.

Gray to gray, yes it is a gimmick. None of the response times listed today are accurate. That being said TN panels are faster than IPS panels, its just that its not enough to notice for most people, unless you are using a really old IPS.
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post #10 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pLuhhmm;12632848 
I'd like a response from someone with competitive exp who can notice input lag more.

I don't exactly play competitively, and there doesn't seem to be any back and forth among the other OCNers. Some of the panels I'm looking at have superior input lag to even the early 120hz monitors (albeit more 'ghosting'). Have you used an IPS panel?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mygaffer;12632888 
Zero issues here. I don't play anywhere near "competitively" but I have had no noticeable problems with input lag.


Gray to gray, yes it is a gimmick. None of the response times listed today are accurate. That being said TN panels are faster than IPS panels, its just that its not enough to notice for most people, unless you are using a really old IPS.

Seems like the monitor market may be worse than buying a used car.

If everyone's in agreement, no input lag and no blurring, then I'm convinced. Just need to narrow it down to one.
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