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Posted 20 March 2020 - 03:03 PM

hi guys looking for feedback on a new monitor:

 

i'm looking for 144hz

24-27"

primary for gaming.

 

anyone have any recommendations?

 

This is to help me establish a required budget. (prob $500-$1000)

 

 



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Posted 20 March 2020 - 04:28 PM

AMD or Nvidia graphics card? 1080p or 1440p 144hz?


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Posted 21 March 2020 - 07:03 PM

As above. Ideally you'll get something that supports G-Sync or FreeSync depending on GPU, because 144 Hz is not the easiest to maintain. Resolution is going to have a big effect on price.

 

Would IPS be preferable or not?


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Posted 22 March 2020 - 09:41 AM

AMD or Nvidia graphics card?

Current card is a 1070, CPU 3600X, 16G ram

 

1080p or 1440p 144hz?

Happy with 1080p

 

Would IPS be preferable or not?

I have 2x IPS monitors for Photography atm, but i do more gaming that photography, so happy to just keep one and swap in a gaming monitor



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Posted 22 March 2020 - 03:27 PM

https://www.pbtech.c...-Gaming-Monitor
 

This is what I bought for the wife recently, and she has been very happy with it over her old 1080p 60hz LCD from 11 years ago. Now to upgrade her 980ti so she can take advantage of G-Sync! This would be well towards the lower end of your budget.
 


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:24 AM

That looks very good to me.

 

Personally I wouldn't want a 1080p 27", but I'd be using it as a development workstation not for gaming. I'm not sure the 1070 would manage particularly high framerates at 1440p anyway, so sticking with 1080p is probably a good choice.


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