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Philips Announces 144 Hz Gaming LCD

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Philips has announced a new 144 Hz gaming monitor, and it comes with a wired SmartKeypad.

Philips has announced a new monitor. While at first it might seem like an ordinary Full-HD TN panel-based monitor, it actually isn't. The monitor will be known as the Brilliance 242G5DJEB/75.

The monitor, which features an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, has a refresh rate of an impressive 144 Hz. Pair this with a 1 ms GtG response time, and you'll have a pretty fluid image, assuming that your graphics card can pump out frames fast enough.

The unit also has a horizontal viewing angle of 170º. Connectivity is handled by a VGA port, a Dual-Link DVI port, HDMI, and a DisplayPort connector. The screen also has a built-in USB 3.0 hub with four ports.

Included with the monitor is a wired remote. This SmartKey pad allows easy access to the controls for quick and snappy switching between presets.

There is no word yet on when the monitor will be available in stores, though an earlier revision already seems to be available in Europe for just over €350.

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    qlum , September 7, 2013 1:18 AM
    My problem with all those gaming lcd's is that they all use tn panels which are not that great image quality wise.
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    tomfreak , September 7, 2013 2:01 AM
    how this gonna work with Vsync when it is 30/60/120 base?
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    friskiest , September 7, 2013 2:25 AM
    Not all TNs are made equal, TN panels (while still inherently inferior to IPS and MVA picture wise) found on expensive monitors like the BenQ XL2420T and PX2370 are great, I've seen them personally and not only are they vibrant but also have great contrast ratio, granted I'm not a photographer and I'm not avid with color accuracy. I guess its best to wait on a tftcentral review to see if its really good.
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    stoogie , September 7, 2013 2:35 AM
    Release a 2560x1440 ips 120hz monitor already, koreans have done it for 2 years now at $700, why cant u?
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    knightmike , September 7, 2013 2:57 AM
    Yeah, 170 degrees if you don't mind your picture in monochrome.
    I hope it works better than my last Philips product. A 22 watt CFL that was supposed to last 8,000 hours but barely lasted 1,000.
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    demonSE , September 7, 2013 4:07 AM
    Wait, 2 years? And every time I ask around I always get smacked with "they don't exist".
    So where are these 120Hz 2560x1440 monitors at?
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    Jonjolt , September 7, 2013 4:26 AM
    The reason for TN panels is they have a faster response time.
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    sublime2k , September 7, 2013 4:56 AM
    Quote:
    Wait, 2 years? And every time I ask around I always get smacked with "they don't exist".
    So where are these 120Hz 2560x1440 monitors at?

    Go to eBay and look for "Yamakasi Catleap 120Hz". It's $630 right now.
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    Vladislaus , September 7, 2013 5:51 AM
    Quote:
    My problem with all those gaming lcd's is that they all use tn panels which are not that great image quality wise.

    Because white gaming is better to have a faster response time than a higher color accuracy.
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    stoogie , September 7, 2013 6:24 AM
    Quote:
    Wait, 2 years? And every time I ask around I always get smacked with "they don't exist".
    So where are these 120Hz 2560x1440 monitors at?


    catleap crossover other, ebay
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    shadowfamicom , September 7, 2013 7:01 AM
    Give me 2560x1600 or GTFO!
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    soldier44 , September 7, 2013 7:24 AM
    I stopped reading at 1080p..
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    expl0itfinder , September 7, 2013 7:47 AM
    I can get over the TN panel for a 144Hz refresh rate. Don't bash it until you have experienced it. Anyway, you can make the colors more bearable often with a simple profile download.
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    cmartin011 , September 7, 2013 9:46 AM
    Am I going blind or they forget to state the size of the monitor? I am guessing 24 inches by the model number
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    eklipz330 , September 7, 2013 10:32 AM
    amd needs to release something similar to lightboost.
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    John Bauer , September 7, 2013 10:40 AM
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    Release a 2560x1440 ips 120hz monitor already, koreans have done it for 2 years now at $700, why cant u?


    Because we pay our employees.
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    Vladislaus , September 7, 2013 1:30 PM
    Quote:
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    Release a 2560x1440 ips 120hz monitor already, koreans have done it for 2 years now at $700, why cant u?


    Because we pay our employees.

    Really? Because I thought most technology was made in factories located in China, Korea,...
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    SuperGamerBoy , September 7, 2013 11:30 PM
    Hey guys, just want to know if there's a monitor with a 2560 x 1600 res ips display 1 ms response time and 120 hz refresh rate that supports Nvidia 3D Vision. Am i just asking too much?
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    John Bauer , September 8, 2013 9:47 AM
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    Release a 2560x1440 ips 120hz monitor already, koreans have done it for 2 years now at $700, why cant u?


    Because we pay our employees.

    Really? Because I thought most technology was made in factories located in China, Korea,...


    Employee wages are high enough that it's cheaper for the company to send the product to China, build it there, and send it back CHEAPER then building it in the USA. Think about that.
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    eklipz330 , September 8, 2013 1:24 PM
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    Release a 2560x1440 ips 120hz monitor already, koreans have done it for 2 years now at $700, why cant u?


    Because we pay our employees.

    Really? Because I thought most technology was made in factories located in China, Korea,...


    Employee wages are high enough that it's cheaper for the company to send the product to China, build it there, and send it back CHEAPER then building it in the USA. Think about that.


    i did, and you make no sense. ever heard the term "cost of living"? no? i didn't think so.

    now that i noticed, you don't even know what point you're trying to make. a rebranding of said korean panels would suffice. almost nothing is made in the US.
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