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Old 03-12-2017, 06:58 PM   #1
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Confused should I get a 4k or a 120Hz-144Hz monitor for gaming?

I'm confused should I get a 4k or a 120Hz-144Hz monitor for gaming?

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Old 03-12-2017, 07:17 PM   #2
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Depends. I've used 144hz displays at work, I can't tell the difference between that and my Dell at home that I've OC'd to 85hz. I'm no pro-gamer-god so I went with color reproduction over refresh rate. 1440P IPS was my choice and if I was going to go 4K it would be a 60hz IPS panel as well. Make sure you've got the GPUs to push it though or else you're just wasting money.
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:26 PM   #3
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I'm confused should I get a 4k or a 120Hz-144Hz monitor for gaming?

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I wouldn't touch 4K with a 10 foot pole without constantly upgrading to the fastest video card at launch all the time and/or dealing with SLI.

1440P IPS 75+Hz for the win.
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:03 AM   #4
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OK so 4k is not an option anymore.

Why not a 120Hz-144Hz monitor?
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:22 AM   #5
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It comes down to your preference, how do to want to play? For me 60Hz is good if I can get the eye candy maxed out, lots of frames at lower quality wouldn't be what I am looking for.

What do you want out of your monitor?
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:47 AM   #6
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Question: If I buy a 144Hz with Gsync then it wouldn't matter anymore if I can or can't reach the 144HZ or not right?

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Old 03-13-2017, 05:47 AM   #7
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Correct, you want a gsync monitor.
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:07 AM   #8
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Good so I'll go with a 144Hz ips monitor with a gsync 30"-34",

Can u recommend me a couple of monitors.

I'm not in Australia anymore and where I'm now there is not much variety of brands to choose from so I'm gonna have the monitor shipped from overseas.
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:51 AM   #9
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My favorite monitor is the asus rog 34" ultra widescreen. It's g sync, ips, bigger than 1440p but not as big as 4k. But it's curved, and lovely.

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Old 03-13-2017, 08:50 AM   #10
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I went with 4k. I like pixles.
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Old 03-16-2017, 10:50 PM   #11
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I'm still using one of those korean made 2560x1440 27" 60Hz IPS panels that were popular 5 years ago. I want to upgrade, but can't justify the price and don't want to have to push 4k pixels. If I do I'm still going 2560x1440 , but with gsync and 144Hz and definitely in another IPS panel. It still looks awesome and I want to be able to push the pixels with a GTX 1080.

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Good so I'll go with a 144Hz ips monitor with a gsync 30"-34",
So does that mean you're looking at ultra-wide?
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