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Yeah.. no. BFBC2 is much to slow to *need* (or indeed, get any real benefit from) 120 hz. It's not counterstrike.
Countstrike benefits a lot from higher FPS because of the mouse latency of the source engine, but for other games, you have to experience it to know... There is literally no game out there that I have not seen benefit at native 120FPS. Unless you are planning to run 3 monitors, 120Hz is the way to go unless you want 3D surround of course.

edit: The reason you wouldn't want 120Hz with 3 monitors is because you'd likely not be able to pull 120FPS for the more hardware intensive games. No reason to get a single 60Hz on a powerful set up because you won't be using it to the max potential with only 60FPS visible. I was cracking out 120FPS with V-Sync locked on Crysis 2 when I had my 570 in SLI and that was beyond amazing.
Edited by LivingChampion - 4/17/11 at 4:33pm
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Countstrike benefits a lot from higher FPS because of the mouse latency of the source engine, but for other games, you have to experience it to know... There is literally no game out there that I have not seen benefit at native 120FPS. Unless you are planning to run 3 monitors, 120Hz is the way to go unless you want 3D surround of course.

edit: The reason you wouldn't want 120Hz with 3 monitors is because you'd likely not be able to pull 120FPS for the more hardware intensive games. No reason to get a single 60Hz on a powerful set up because you won't be using it to the max potential with only 60FPS visible. I was cracking out 120FPS with V-Sync locked on Crysis 2 when I had my 570 in SLI and that was beyond amazing.
Really. So you're 100% sure your scores would be lower, and you would be handicapped by using a 60hz screen. My experience says otherwise. Especially when using a machine that will hold a steady 60fps minimum.
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Scores don't lower we are playing on the same resolution. . If your hardware holds steady 120FPS then yes you are handicapped. Play with V-Sync disabled thats how much FPS your missing out on.
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Scores don't lower we are playing on the same resolution. . If your hardware holds steady 120FPS then yes you are handicapped. Play with V-Sync disabled thats how much FPS your missing out on.
Motion is perfectly fluid at steady 60 FPS. If you're concerned about "missing out" you should be using a CRT in the first place. Otherwise, you're missing out on real, vibrant colors, and not just when you're gaming.

There are only 2 real choices IMO. CRT (if you're a competitive gaming nut) or an IPS.

Edit oh, if it's not going to improve your score, then what is it you're "gaining"?
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Not concerned about missing out, I have a 120Hz. I'm gaining an extra visible 60FPS...How is it so hard to understand? You can't see more than 60FPS with a 60Hz monitor...That is double the FPS and trust me if you've been gaming for atleast 1 week you will be able to notice the difference...Since you already feel like 60FPS is fluid, then just go on and keep playing at that FPS. It only becomes a factor once you get used to seeing stuff in 120Hz.

edit: No thanks on those ugly CRTs.
Edited by LivingChampion - 4/17/11 at 5:09pm
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