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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-18-2012, 09:29 AM
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Get Benq

Edit: IPS is bad for games becouse of their true colours at dark is everyting dark and and u won't see anythink white is too much white and also sun especially it getting anoying in BC2 and BF3 BF3 have too much bright suns and sunshine and ground reflection
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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-18-2012, 12:50 PM
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Trust me and get the Dell. Benq is a amazing LCD but for the games you play Dell will make those games look much much better. 120Hz refresh rate will not help in RPG games or SC2.

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120hz is good for fps and racing games, so get that if you play those most.
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 04-18-2012, 09:19 PM
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i just got a xl2420XT today... i've never said "oh my god..." more times opening and using a new peice of hardware before.

I came from a 21.5 non-LED backlit LCD monitor (60hz)... and i was blown away.

the monitor is beautiful, very thin bezel (the menu is a billion times easier, they're non-dedicated touch buttons, if that makes any sense). the stand is something i felt like i should have paid a lot for separately, it adjusts height, pitch, tilt, rotation extremely easily..

I don't have the other monitor you're looking at, but all i can do is vouch for the excellence of the xl2420. and right now you can get it off benq.com for pretty cheap, especially if you find the 10% coupon floating around the forums here.
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I have a 120Hz ASUS VG236H. I love it. I kid you not, when you go to 120Hz, it is a huge difference from 60Hz. I thought it would be nice, but it blew me away. I sat in HL2 and just traced my view in circles for about 5 solid minutes, smiling with glee. Get the 120Hz.... unless you absolutely need color accuracy. The only thing I regret about buying this ASUS is that black levels aren't very good, but that's a TN panel for you.

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Thanks for all the recommendation!

I went ahead and brought home the BenQ XL2420T yesterday!!

The jump in smoothness in games like BF3 is HUGE.

Thanks everyone!!

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