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Old March 2, 2012, 12:35 PM
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You're correct in that my desktop monitor is 60Hz. My 46" TV is 120 Hz. I've tried gaming on it to see if I could detect a difference in the FPS, and didn't notice one. And I made sure VSync was off in the games I tried too.

Glad to hear you're happy with your purchase though.
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Old March 2, 2012, 06:02 PM
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Your TV does 120Hz via interpolation though.
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You're correct in that my desktop monitor is 60Hz. My 46" TV is 120 Hz. I've tried gaming on it to see if I could detect a difference in the FPS, and didn't notice one. And I made sure VSync was off in the games I tried too.

Glad to hear you're happy with your purchase though.
Yeah, what Yukon said. There's a big difference between True 120Hz and Interpolated 120Hz. Your TV actually runs at 60Hz, and basically "Guesses" the in between frames in movies/tv or media that is runnings < 60 FPS (Movies/TV run at 24fps). Games that run >60FPS on your TV would not look any smoother as it only runs at 60Hz. On a monitor with True 120Hz, it's very noticeably smoother.

When running a movie on a True 120Hz monitor, there's no "guessing" of in between frames. Movies look like movies, not smooth and odd looking.

One thing you might notice using your 120Hz setting on your TV is that during fast moving scenes on Movies/TV and games that run <60 FPS (Often Xbox games, or PS3 games) you might notice artifacting, this happens when the TV isn't able to pre-process the image fast enough and essentially the picture can look like this for a very brief moment:


Notice how the Crosshair looks garbled? That's due to the TV not being able to process the "guessed" frame quick enough.

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Old March 18, 2012, 03:27 PM
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Old March 21, 2012, 06:35 PM
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Old March 21, 2012, 09:33 PM
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Old March 22, 2012, 01:22 AM
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BenQ has the TX w/ Vision 2 glasses for $499.99 - $20 = $479.99 w/ promo code: ESEA$20T

However that may be a US only thing. :/

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Thinking of grabbing one of these from Canada Computers today on the way home. Hopefully the difference as is noticeable as a lot of people have said. I was actually getting a dizzy from flying around Un'goro Crater last night (not sure if it was because of the blurring of all the finer textures in that zone when moving or what).

No plans on getting the 3D glasses though.

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I wonder if one of these BenQ's as a centre monitor with two Samsung 23inch screens on the sides would cause issues due to the different hertz? Would it still work at 120 if I did NV surround?

Obviously if I wanted to play 3d would have to do only on the BenQ just hoping I don't need to have all 120Hz monitors as I can't really afford to replace all my monitors with these.
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Old March 30, 2012, 11:36 AM
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I wonder if one of these BenQ's as a centre monitor with two Samsung 23inch screens on the sides would cause issues due to the different hertz? Would it still work at 120 if I did NV surround?

Obviously if I wanted to play 3d would have to do only on the BenQ just hoping I don't need to have all 120Hz monitors as I can't really afford to replace all my monitors with these.
The monitor will still do 120Hz, regardless of the incoming signal. You can also set it to 60Hz if you please; it's a hardware setting within the menu of the monitor itself.
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