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Last response: in Computer Peripherals
September 16, 2012 8:14:23 PM


Wondering if people here can help me decide on a monitor. I use a PC for gaming on and have a MacBook Pro for everyday use, web design and programming. I want to hook the two up to one screen but I cannot decide if I would be better going for IPS or TN with 120Hz as both come with their own advantages and disadvantages.

Two monitors have my eye on are:
Dell U2713HM - Good IPS I believe not much ghosting and the anti-glare coating is much less than the old model although response time is now 8ms instead of 6 but I don't think it will be noticeable?

Asus VG278H 3D - I like the Samsung ones but they are restricted in that they aren't very adjustable and Nvidia 2 3D on this monitor too

So what I want to know is should I go the IPS or 120hz TN route baring in mind I do use the PC for gaming so response and lag times need to be considered.


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September 16, 2012 8:23:04 PM

Forgot to mention (can't seem to edit post)

My PC spec is:
Intel Core i7 930 2.8GHz
ATI Radeon HD 5870
24 inch Acer 243HL (TN panel)