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Old November 30, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Sorry guys I know there are alot of threads about this but I am having some trouble on what to decide for a monitor. I'm running SLI GTX 680s and am thinking about a 3 monitor setup (3 for gaming but 2 for design and rendering/multitasking) Gaming though comes before work when it comes to my home system in terms of monitors.

I'm not looking for a monitor that goes well with just a 3 monitor setup, or is a good price, but just the best quality monitor whether on its own or in Surround. I need a monitor with the following:

120hz (I dont really have use for 3D Vision so that will be hard to find a monitor without it in the first place)

Has to be below 27" (Resolution and crispness matters to me)

And Input Lag (The lowest input lag I can find that is 120hz would be preferable)

And of course the picture has to actually look good, which I trust you to know better than me when it comes to the quality of a monitor and it's picture quality/color quality

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!
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Old November 30, 2012, 12:14 PM
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Have you looked into those korean yamakazi/catleap monitors. They are a good price for what you get, just its not guaranteed that they will be dead/stuck pixel free.
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Old November 30, 2012, 12:23 PM
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any particular reason it has to be 120Hz? Do you have 120fps on all your games?
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:32 PM
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any particular reason it has to be 120Hz? Do you have 120fps on all your games?
On the games i'm currently playing yes.
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:33 PM
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And when you are gaming you don't care how seamless your 3 monitor set up is? (as in you don't care how much gap you have between images)
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:35 PM
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Have you looked into those korean yamakazi/catleap monitors. They are a good price for what you get, just its not guaranteed that they will be dead/stuck pixel free.
I have not actually, I could give them a look though, dead/stuck pixel does kinda worry me though. Thanks for the suggestion though :)
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:36 PM
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And when you are gaming you don't care how seamless your 3 monitor set up is? (as in you don't care how much gap you have between images)
Well I wont really mind either way the gaps between the monitors. But I'm just looking for a quality monitor with my above preferences. But if you have any suggestions, shoot! :)
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Old November 30, 2012, 02:42 PM
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Well I wont really mind either way the gaps between the monitors. But I'm just looking for a quality monitor with my above preferences. But if you have any suggestions, shoot! :)
The reason I'm asking is if you are doing multi-monitor gaming, bezel is usually a concern because you want as seamless of gameplay as possible. Wasn't sure what your tolerance was.

What is the max price you would be willing to pay?
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Old November 30, 2012, 05:05 PM
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The reason I'm asking is if you are doing multi-monitor gaming, bezel is usually a concern because you want as seamless of gameplay as possible. Wasn't sure what your tolerance was.

What is the max price you would be willing to pay?
For a single monitor about the 500 dollar range, and no more then 599. I can always just use a spare monitor for other applications.
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Mounting it or just sitting on the desk?
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