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      120hz or 144hz

      Hi all,
      So I've had my trusty Samsung 60hz for a couple years now and it been doing a good job. But been looking to upgrade because everyone seems to be in love with their 144hz/120hz.

      So my question - is a good 144hz worth the money over a good 120hz?

      Would I notice the difference coming from 60hz to warrant investing in 144hz
      Or would I be as happy with 120hz?

      Your experiences? Thanks in advance

      -Splinter

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      No idea if you'd notice a difference between 120Hz and 144Hz, but you will cream your pants gaming on either one of those after upgrading from 60Hz.

      I'd say theoretically, going the 144Hz would be the better choice just purely because more frames per second the better. But you need to make sure your graphics card is up to it. No point going the 144Hz if your card can only manage 90fps.

      In my experience, BenQ make some really products in the 24" range. http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...cPath=558_1090

      Be careful of 27" as I heard that the colours at 120 and 144 Hz can be a bit washed out. But that information would be a year or two out of date now and some improvement may have been made since. Just do your research and you should be right.
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      Having moved from a 60hz monitor to a 144hz monitor, I found that the improvement was huge also felt that the move from a LCD to a LED improved the gaming performance too.

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      So, excuse my complete nubness -

      is it just me but I can't seem to find any 120hz monitors from the usual suspects - pc case gear, mwave, umart, MSY,

      I can maybe source from Amazon....but I'd have thought these guys would have a few 120hz too...
      Gona check JB and the like. .but not gona hold my breath..

      Everyone seems to only sell 144hz - little help?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Splinter View Post
      So, excuse my complete nubness -

      is it just me but I can't seem to find any 120hz monitors from the usual suspects - pc case gear, mwave, umart, MSY,

      I can maybe source from Amazon....but I'd have thought these guys would have a few 120hz too...
      Gona check JB and the like. .but not gona hold my breath..

      Everyone seems to only sell 144hz - little help?
      That is great, I'm happy we arrived at a similar resolution, makes me rest easy thinking about my decision.

      I'll, tragically, need to hold up till my birthday which is in 5 weeks. so I won't most likely let you know for some time haha.

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      My guess is 120hz is the older models or panels where 144hz panels are the newer ones

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      Quote Originally Posted by Griffsta View Post
      My guess is 120hz is the older models or panels where 144hz panels are the newer ones
      That would be my guess too. There are 1 or 2 monitors out that claim over 200Hz so the tech is obv improving

      http://www.eizo-apac.com/products/fo...421/index.html
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      good question, ive been thinking of upgrading in the past couple weeks. I found this is an interesting read and it might help ur lack of knowledge in the area
      http://www.144hzmonitors.com/gaming-...eptember-2015/

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      Best 144Hz Monitors Review in 2017

      My guess is 120hz is that the older models or panels wherever 144hz panels ar the newer ones.
      Last edited by Voltstriker; 31-08-2017 at 02:24 PM.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Splinter View Post
      Hi all,
      So I've had my trusty Samsung 60hz for a couple years now and it been doing a good job. But been looking to upgrade because everyone seems to be in love with their 144hz/120hz.

      So my question - is a good 144hz worth the money over a good 120hz?

      Would I notice the difference coming from 60hz to warrant investing in 144hz
      Or would I be as happy with 120hz?

      Your experiences? Thanks in advance

      -Splinter
      No idea what the rest of your setup is but make sure you can output over 144fps or you won't see any improvement

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