Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by mad1394, May 10, 2011.
Which 120hz monitor would you recommend ?
What other requirements do you have? Just the fact that it has 120hz?
What about your budget?
What resolution do you want?
Is this for gaming/movies or photo/video editing?
Give us more info so that we can help you better.
Not really working with a budget just wanted to see some suggestions.
Full HD, gaming (thinking it will help my cs and css).
Funny you should mention that...
I just got a Dell AW2310 yesterday and it is such a welcoming difference to what I'm used to (60hz). I also got this monitor for cs 1.6 and it is great. Even scrolling the mouse on the desktop is much smoother than before. I'm going to be writing a personal review of my new monitor and will probably post it in a new thread sometime at the end of the week in the General Hardware section of TPU, so keep your eyes peeled
The ONLY 120hz I know of that are FULL HD capable are the:
Dell AW2310(only Dell sells this)
Acer GD235HZbid Black/orange 23.6" 2ms(GTG) HDMI W...
As happita implied the 120Hz gaming monitor market is in it's infancy. I don't know what "Full HD" means, but I wager it's a marketing term with little salt.
I was just in the market for a monitor and ended up abandoning the idea of going 120Hz because what I want doesn't exist. What I want:
LED backlit IPS panel
120Hz w/ low response times
Closest to that I found:
Acer HN274Hbmiiid Black 27" 2ms 3D Full HD HDMI Wi...
Everything else was smaller:
ASUS VG236HE Black 23" 1920X1080 2ms Height,Swive...
and the Acer that happita mentioned.
Unless your looking for a more TV-like size(27" and up), your not going to find any other 120hz capable monitor under what your 27" requirement is. It's taking a long time for the market to adjust to the demand for 120hz-capable monitors, but thankfully SOMETHING is moving it along the line. That SOMETHING being 3D, although I could careless about that technology, I'm just happy that it's getting 120hz up off its feet and into monitors
I thought CRT's would reign supreme forever in that department
FULL HD = 1080p or higher = 1920x1080 or higher
HD(no other wording) = less than 1080p = less than 1920x1080
Full hd = 1920x1080
hd = 1366x768, marketing lingo yes...
I think the current line of active 3D TVs/monitors is a fad; but you're right, it is pushing 120Hz LCDs onto the market. If 3D ever takes off it's going to be the passive polarized variety or perhaps even autostereoscopic. Anyway, enough of 3D forking the thread
I don't think anyone makes a 2560x1440 120Hz monitor at the moment. Once you get up into the 27" range for a computer monitor, it's irrational to get 1080p unless you're not that close to the monitor. I want more screen real estate without having to go dual-monitor.
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