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Last response: in Displays
July 19, 2012 1:29:48 PM

hi all,,,

I bought monitor S23A700D
and connected to my PC via HDMI to my motherboard (asus sabertooth z77) and (3770K)

but I get refresh rate 60Hz

how do I turn it to 120Hz??


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July 19, 2012 1:41:26 PM

From :

Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz

Which means you cannot get 120 Hz at your 1920x1080 resolution with HDMI cable. You need to use display port output from your motherboard. Said that, I think you'll need a discrete card to achieve 120 Hz on your monitor.
July 19, 2012 1:55:30 PM

but i dont have displayport on monitor
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July 19, 2012 1:58:20 PM

That's why I said you'll need a discrete card..
July 19, 2012 2:01:21 PM

ahh sry im bad in english xD

what u mean by discrete card?

and what's a good video card for S23A700D?
July 19, 2012 2:16:53 PM

i mean good video card that compatible with S23A700D
and whats the best card?
July 19, 2012 2:18:46 PM

I want high end graphic card for games xD

Nvidia or AMD?
a b C Monitor
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July 19, 2012 2:19:44 PM

What is your budget? :)  Best card in the world is GTX 690, but it is too expensive for most people.
July 19, 2012 2:28:57 PM


around 500$

but I heard AMD is compatible with this monitor but Nvidia

i mean for 3d
a b C Monitor
a b V Motherboard
July 19, 2012 2:46:38 PM

$500 dollars can get you either HD 7970 Ghz Edition or GTX 680. It's pure preference whether you prefer nvidia or AMD, because even though GTX 680 is a bit faster without overclocking, when both are overclocked, HD 7970 catches up with it.
July 19, 2012 2:49:46 PM

both support this monitor 100%?
r u sure? xD
July 19, 2012 2:53:42 PM

what about AMD 7950 and GTX 670?
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July 19, 2012 3:24:26 PM

GTX 670 is about on par with regular HD 7970. It's around 7% slower than GTX 680. HD 7950 is below that. They both support the monitor, and Nvidia card doesn't need third party software to run 3D on it, while AMD needs it.

July 19, 2012 3:24:29 PM

techx said:
what about AMD 7950 and GTX 670?

The GTX 670 is the best choice and yes, it will be compatible with your monitor.

July 19, 2012 3:51:27 PM

this SS from the monitor manual

look at table

it's say

If an AMD HD5000 series
graphics card or higher is used
Display images in
FullHD Real 120Hz mode
Windows 7,
July 19, 2012 4:25:44 PM

ill get 7950 or 7970

and after I get this card I use HDMI or DVI?

DVI, right?
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July 19, 2012 5:39:11 PM

Yes. Though HDMI 1.4a cable should work as well.