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I got really excited about this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009261

But then I saw that it only goes up to 75Hz. Does anybody know of a good LCD Monitor for gaming that supports 120Hz and 1920x1080 resolution? 21.5inch is fine by me because the Pixel Density is just over 100PPI which is where it should be.

Thanks,
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009222&cm_re=120hz-_-24-009-222-_-Product
this is the one i want to buy in the future
kinda pricey but a good one
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Wow, lol
Is that a mid-range price point for 120Hz LCD monitors? ($350USD)
I don't need 3D or anything, but is 120Hz pretty much just priced higher for gaming enthusiasts?

And if so, when do we expect any price drops to occur?

Thanks!
Edited by revlimiter - 3/9/11 at 11:20pm
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Link to Newegg.

Straightforward. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by revlimiter;12677754 
Wow, lol
Is that a mid-range price point for 120Hz LCD monitors? ($350USD)
I don't need 3D or anything, but is 120Hz pretty much just priced higher for gaming enthusiasts?

And if so, when do we expect any price drops to occur?

Thanks!

Well, the point of 120Hz monitors is to enable 3D gaming, really. It's not an extra feature, 3D simply requires 120Hz. They're more expensive products, and only a few have been released. It's difficult to comment on how price will change. Maybe by the end of the year we'll see more/cheaper options.

That ViewSonic is $265, but I can't comment on quality compared to the others. The LG is the second cheapest, and should be decent.
Edited by EfemaN - 3/9/11 at 11:20pm
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Originally Posted by EfemaN;12677756 
Link to Newegg.

Straightforward. biggrin.gif



Well, the point of 120Hz monitors is to enable 3D gaming, really. It's not an extra feature, 3D simply requires 120Hz. They're more expensive products, and only a few have been released. It's difficult to comment on how price will change. Maybe by the end of the year we'll see more/cheaper options.

That ViewSonic is $265, but I can't comment on quality compared to the others. The LG is the second cheapest, and should be decent.

Haha, thanks. I was just looking at Newegg's advanced search options and couldn't find refresh rate as one of the options. That works lol

The cheapest 120Hz monitor I could find on Newegg is the 22" Viewsonic VX2268WM.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824116452

It does not do 1920x1080, and on the details tab it says
Horizontal Refresh Rate: 24 - 82 kHz
Vertical Refresh Rate: 50 - 85 Hz

But then underneath it says
Features: Pure 120Hz frame rate delivers blur-free action


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