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Poll Results: Which monitor type?

 
  • 28% (8)
    120Hz
  • 64% (18)
    IPS Panel
  • 7% (2)
    Something else?
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post #11 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by KrenKO View Post
I'll settle for a 120hz Dell U2711
What use is 120hz if the display has over 30ms of input lag?
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post #12 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant;13200356 
What use is 120hz if the display has over 30ms of input lag?

When you put the monitor in game mode, its not 30ms.
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post #13 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by KrenKO View Post
When you put the monitor in game mode, its not 30ms.
Game mode on the U2711 reduces the input lag by 2-3ms. It goes from 32.5ms to 30.5ms, according to the graphs I've seen.
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post #14 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant;13200387 
Game mode on the U2711 reduces the input lag by 2-3ms. It goes from 32.5ms to 30.5ms, according to the graphs I've seen.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2922/4
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post #15 of 18
I went IPS last week and never going back. Ghosting is not an issue. My U2211 is like looking through a window. If the U2311 is still on sale, get it
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post #16 of 18
LG IPS panel use a harsh AG coating, difficoult to text reading !
text is fine but cause eyestrain.
post #17 of 18
i actually now own the acer gd235hz 120hz, and also the asus 236H

to be honest, i'm not sure what to keep , but personally i've calibrated both monitors,

the acer is currently a tad sharper regarding details, however the asus has a more vivid color -scope that glossy screens tend to have,

the acer takes longer to boot up, but the backlighting is immediate,
the asus, boots up quicker, and the back lighting slowly kicks in (about 3-4 seconds later)

on shutoff, the acer turns idle (screen off , no signal) slower , and the asus turns idle quicker


it's hard to tell if i should keep both or sell 1 or the other,

but i do beleive the 120hz is worth it only if you can output 120 fps in games,

don't expect metro 2033 maxed out at 120fps at 1080p
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post #18 of 18
I went the IPS route. Never will look back. The clarity is easy to tell and have no issues with ghosting. The clarity helps with extreme range shots on BC2. (1.7km+). I can see stuff a old CRT and tn just were not able to show.

Now over a week in, I can't imagine how I ever ran anything but this monitor. Sure, the videocards are a nice upgrade but not the same as seeing a whole new quality.
Edited by RussianJ - 4/25/11 at 2:18pm
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