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3D tv instead of monitor?

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January 30, 2012 7:04:15 AM

Hows it going, i am wondering if there is a 3D TV on the market that is not to large and will work the same way as a 3D monitor, since i am not able to buy the asus vg278h because it seems that they stopped making it till they fix the problems. I am thinking between 24-30 inches or so, would gaming on it be any worse? Thank you appreciate the help.

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January 30, 2012 3:20:28 PM

I asked the same question about 6 months ago. Unfortunately a 3D TV will not be as good.

This is because the TV cannot support 60Hz 3D with a res of 1080p. The best it can do is 60Hz 3D with 720p so the image will not look good in any game imo.

I would wait for the vg278h unless you think you can live with this limitation.
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January 31, 2012 12:43:04 AM

Actually, I believe that as long as both the video card's HDMI output and the HDTV's HDMI input are both version 1.4a you will be able to get 3D on a 3D HDTV at full 1080p resolution.

However... (there's always a however)...

All HDTVs including 3D HDTVs only has 60Hz input. That means at best the left and right eye will be seeing video @ 30Hz. That means a max of 30FPS.

3D monitors accepts 120Hz input which means 60Hz per eye... which means up to 60FPS.
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January 31, 2012 2:14:14 AM

Thanks appreciate it, guess i will not be buying a new monitor anytime soon. No lightboost monitors on the market that are good.
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February 9, 2012 9:49:17 PM

Thanks i ordered the Asus vg278h finally, newegg has it in stock.
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