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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 01:54 PM - Thread Starter
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Looking to buy a 24" 240hz monitor

What brand should I choose? Price is not a concern. Should I go gsync? Is it worth going the gsync route for fps games?
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All monitors with a 240hz refresh will use a TN panel which means poor viewing angles and color reproduction so unless you are a hardcore / professional gamer you are better off with a 144-175hz IPS panel instead

In fact 240hz is a waste of money for most people and you would be better off steping up to a 27 inch 1440P display instead of a higher refresh rate 24 inch 1080P one which you will see little to no benefit from

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I am aware of that. I want to run 2 monitors. One for gaming (tn} and one for work and others things (4k ips). I don't know but 27" seems a bit big for me.
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Then move it a little bit futher away from you or move yourself a little futher away and it wont be too big

1080P these days is pretty low and you get 80% more pixes with 1440P over 1080P
1080P on a 24 inch give you a PPI of 91.79 where 1440P on a 27 inch give you a PPI of 108.79

I would take a higher a monitor resolution plus screen size and better color reproduction over 240 hz any day of the week

Edit: You should check out this video where most will say the 27 inch 1440P 165 hz monitor is the best of the 3

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I would consider the new LG 27GL850 to be superior in every way for gaming other than the refresh rate which is almost pointless above 175hz anyway
A monitor with a TN panel even a good TN panel looks like crap compared to IPS

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Yeah, and it ticks 0 boxes OP wants.

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Why buy something that is inferior in every way if the OP can be be persuaded to buy something better?
240 hz is a stupid useless gimmick from my point of view and unless the OP is professional gamer the higher refresh rate makes no difference

If a 24 inch 1080P is a must buy a 144 hz model its cheaper

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Why buy something that is inferior in every way if the OP can be be persuaded to buy something better?
240 hz is a stupid useless gimmick from my point of view and unless the OP is professional gamer the higher refresh rate makes no difference

If a 24 inch 1080P is a must buy a 144 hz model its cheaper

ding ding ding

if you can't tell the difference between 144 and 240hz it doesn't make 240 useless.

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As far as I can tell every 240Hz monitor uses the same 24.5" panel with the exception of the Asus XG248Q that uses a 23.8" panel. It's a freesync monitor that has the "gsync compatible" certification and I have personally been using one with gsync compatible enabled since the driver update was available back in January and I have had zero issues. I would recommend it if you want a 240Hz gaming monitor on the side. Obviously it doesn't look as good as an IPS/VA but that's not the point of this monitor...it's for that 240Hz responsiveness when you need it and yes I can feel a difference between 165Hz and 240Hz. For eye candy games I either play on my Acer X27 or LG OLED TV.

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