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Overall smoothness and connectedness in the game was very good. 120Hz monitors such as the BenQ are not only able refresh to frames of the game twice as quickly but are also able to update input responses from the mouse twice as often. This effect is greatest at a frame rate of 120fps but even at 60fps provides a significant advantage in this regard over even the most responsive 60Hz LCD monitors. Coupled with low input lag, which is covered in the next section, the game has a level of smoothness that no 60Hz LCD can touch.
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I wish there was a comparison review of BenQ's XL2410T and the newest XL2420T :rolleyes:
 
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#54
I still use a 21" Sony Trinitron for gaming. I have yet to see a lcd with better image quality. Price for said 21" crt, free. People give these things away now.
 
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I've read them both yesterday, but the XL2420T review doesn't really say if it's a significant of an upgrade to warrant the extra price, the old model is expensive enough.. ;/
 
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with the XL2420T/TX you get a better stand, touch controls, magnetic controller, more connections, nVidia lightboost, black equalizer, smart scaling and no backlight bleed.

with the XL2410T you will have to take a chance on backlight bleed.
 
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I'm sorry to ask for so much, but could you guys help me and tell me what should I check when I buy a new monitor? So far I only check for dead pixels on a white background and backlight bleeding on a dark background.
 
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that's it really.

when you calibrate a monitor don't ever "eyeball it" there is a correct image and incorrect image. reviewers have access to a colorimeter so use their settings.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1230174/benq-xl2410-20-club

if you don't like what you see don't panic.. your eyes will get used to it.
 
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1 more question. In different reviews the reviewers use different means to achieve the right color temperature (6500K) and gamma (2.2), does it matter which one I follow? Or the end result is the same no matter which settings you tuned?
 
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different means?
 
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Just using different presets and tweaking the gamma/brightness/contrast/etc. differently. Or even creating an ICC profile.
 
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I would go with the TFT settings because they include the ICC profile and I use the same x-rite colorimeter on my televisions and get good results. TFT has been reviewing monitors for a very long time.