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120Hz is a must have for fps IMO
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post #12 of 48
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Originally Posted by Sheyster View Post
Only problem is that vertical refresh is limited to 75 in 2D mode with it. It's 120 in 3D mode ONLY. Also, it's a TN panel and LCD backlit, not LED.

ps. Nice avatar! I <3 Boobs.
That just swayed me from it..75 cap in 2D, bleh. I'm probably gonna get the AW2310, just wish there were a bit larger screens than 23.6-24.
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post #13 of 48
I have the ASUS 120hz monitor. It is smoother than a CRT screen, and I use both. I play a lot of Quakelive and Quake 3 Arena. These games run at 125 fps, and move super fast. My ASUS monitor actually handles the Quake games better than my CRT monitor. On my ASUS, Quake moves with a liquid-like smoothness that I have never seen. And, like someone else here posted, I hardly ever use my nVidia 3D system.

Having said this...
I'm a little disappointed in my ASUS. Haven't even had it for 6 months and it already has 2 dead (bright) pixels. For the amount of money the thing costs, IMO that shouldn't be happening.
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post #14 of 48
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Originally Posted by Jonesey I7 View Post
I got mine less than a month ago, and the difference is OUT OF THIS WORLD. As long as you change your aspect resolution to 120hz. In my case, it was in the Nvidia control panel, and I didn't find it for almost 2 days and wondered why my 120hz looked the same as my 60hz monitor. Once it was PROPERLY set up, there were no words for the difference.
Totally agree. However the only difference between you and I.....it took me a month to figure out where the 120Hz option was located, I'm such a person!
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Make sure you read the sticky on 120hz before buying one, as usual you gotta watch out for misleading marketing!

http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...explained.html
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post #16 of 48
144Hz, Where its at.
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If you get one, you'll have the option for 3D
post #18 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jonesey I7 View Post
@GotMaxPower..... fail. Hardly anyone I know actually bought their 3d monitors for the 3d capability. If your serious about your "competitive" gaming, 120fps is a MUST HAVE, hands down. My 3d glasses are still in the box they came in and will probably never be used. Once you own a 120hz monitor, you'll understand and would NEVER go back.
Yeah, because dropping big bucks on an LCD with worse colour accuracy and a lower refresh rate than a CRT that cost half if not less the price of it makes a lot of sense. If you're serious about the 120Hz you'd buy a CRT and hit even higher. Please don't act as though you know what you're talking about.
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post #19 of 48
Quote:
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Yeah, because dropping big bucks on an LCD with worse colour accuracy and a lower refresh rate than a CRT that cost half if not less the price of it makes a lot of sense. If you're serious about the 120Hz you'd buy a CRT.
And that CRT would also be capable of MORE than 120hz. Many trinitrons could do 160hz easily on acceptable resolutions.
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And that CRT would also be capable of MORE than 120hz. Many trinitrons could do 160hz easily on acceptable resolutions.
Exactly, a friend of mine swears by CRT's and I know exactly why he does. These 3D monitors are for 3D only in my eyes, and it makes no sense to buy one for the refresh rate when there are better, cheaper options on the market.
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