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what is better high resolution or higher refresh rates?

Neither, both reach a diminishing return point, I would rather have something like 1440p@120Hz to enjoy both worlds instead of 1080p@144Hz+ or 4k@60Hz.

I would consider the Acer Predator X34P, Z35 or similars, ultrawide is pretty great.

 

I would look for:

IPS panel

G-Sync

1440p ultrawide

100Hz+

 

And maybe some other features, but these are the main ones.

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I am getitng a 2080 Ti and i'm wondering what monitor would be best for it.
i wanted 4k at first but then i thought maybe it would be better to get a monitor with better refresh rates.
what do you guys think is better?

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For a 2080 Ti I'd defo go 4K, for 1080p and even 1440p it'll be overkill, a 1080 Ti can handle 1440p 144Hz fine. 


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Depends on personal preference, like what games you play.

For myself for example; I don't really play any of the competitive games so don't have a need for the high refresh rate, but would much rather have a 4K panel for the 'beautiful looking games' (plus it's convenient for the other stuff I do on my PC).


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1 minute ago, BootyDustBandit said:

I am getitng a 208 Ti and i'm wondering what monitor would be best for it.
i wanted 4k at first but then i thought maybe it would be better to get a monitor with better refresh rates.
what do you guys think is better?

Fully depends on what type of games you play. 


 

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Just now, Minibois said:

Depends on personal preference, like what games you play.

For myself for example; I don't really play any of the competitive games so don't have a need for the high refresh rate, but would much rather have a 4K panel for the 'beautiful looking games' (plus it's convenient for the other stuff I do on my PC).

what about if i stream and play both games that look nice and competitive games and want to stream them too?

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Neither, both reach a diminishing return point, I would rather have something like 1440p@120Hz to enjoy both worlds instead of 1080p@144Hz+ or 4k@60Hz.

I would consider the Acer Predator X34P, Z35 or similars, ultrawide is pretty great.

 

I would look for:

IPS panel

G-Sync

1440p ultrawide

100Hz+

 

And maybe some other features, but these are the main ones.


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1 minute ago, Vasllo said:

Neither, both reach a diminishing return point, I would rather have something like 1440p@120Hz to enjoy both worlds instead of 1080p@144Hz+ or 4k@60Hz.

I would consider the Acer Predator XZ34P, Z35 or similars, ultrawide is pretty great.

 

I would look for:

IPS panel

G-Sync

1440p ultrawide

100Hz+

 

And maybe some other features, but these are the main ones.

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Just now, Vasllo said:

Neither, both reach a diminishing return point, I would rather have something like 1440p@120Hz to enjoy both worlds instead of 1080p@144Hz+ or 4k@60Hz.

I would consider the Acer Predator XZ34P, Z35 or similars, ultrawide is pretty great.

 

I would look for:

IPS panel

G-Sync

1440p ultrawide

100Hz+

 

And maybe some other features, but these are the main ones.

I have the X34P and I can say, it is a very good monitor, but IPS does decrease color vibrancy a small bit, and it really isn't needed unless you view it at weird angles.


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2 minutes ago, Vasllo said:

Neither, both reach a diminishing return point, I would rather have something like 1440p@120Hz to enjoy both worlds instead of 1080p@144Hz+ or 4k@60Hz.

I would consider the Acer Predator XZ34P, Z35 or similars, ultrawide is pretty great.

 

I would look for:

IPS panel

G-Sync

1440p ultrawide

100Hz+

 

And maybe some other features, but these are the main ones.

Thats one opinion. For me, wo works much and games less 4k is more important. I can't notice 144Hz that much compared to 60 nice to have but yeah. 4k on the other hand opens my eyes to how beautiful games can be 


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1 minute ago, germgoatz said:

I have the X34P and I can say, it is a very good monitor, but IPS does decrease color vibrancy a small bit, and it really isn't needed unless you view it at weird angles.

Really? Didn't expect that, but what are you comparing it to? I usually think of IPS as better color performance.


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1 minute ago, Metallus97 said:

Thats one opinion. For me, wo works much and games less 4k is more important. I can't notice 144Hz that much compared to 60 nice to have but yeah. 4k on the other hand opens my eyes to how beautiful games can be 

True, that's why I said it's what I would do. But I think 1440p ultrawide is pretty close to 4k panels pixel density.


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3 minutes ago, germgoatz said:

I have the X34P and I can say, it is a very good monitor, but IPS does decrease color vibrancy a small bit, and it really isn't needed unless you view it at weird angles.

nah dude, IPS looks much more rich compared to a classical TN panel. Also vexing angels are worlds better


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Just now, Vasllo said:

True, that's why I said it's what I would do. But I think 1440p ultrawide is pretty close to 4k panels pixel density.

but he's got a fkn 2080ti 

just get a ultra wide UHD and power through it


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1 minute ago, Metallus97 said:

but he's got a fkn 2080ti 

just get a ultra wide UHD and power through it

A single 2080 Ti won't handle AAA games on ultra above 100fps on 4k ultrawide, for a 60Hz panel, sure, but won't handle high refresh rate. The 2080 Ti rarely gets to the 120-144Hz range in AAA games on 4k, let alone 4k ultrawide.


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Just now, BootyDustBandit said:

so....4k?

As said above, it's kind of personal. A 4k@60Hz panel won't be great for competitive or faster paced games, a 1080p@144Hz+ won't look nearly as nice, while a 1440p ultrawide 100Hz+ will be kind of a jack of all trades IMO, won't look as good as a 4k and won't be as fast as a 1080p, but will be much faster than a 4k and look worlds better than a 1080p. It depends on what you want, what you'll use it for, what games you like to play, if you don't want to go with the "middle choice".


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1 minute ago, Metallus97 said:

This is a good cheaper option. Although it doesn't matter much for high refresh rate (100Hz+), Gsync would be a nice addition. And this monitor is only 75Hz. Monitors can get pretty brutally expensive, so it also depends on budget, because it can easily get to US$1k or higher.


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Just now, Vasllo said:

This is a good cheaper option. Although it doesn't matter much for high refresh rate (100Hz+), Gsync would be a nice addition. And this monitor is only 75Hz. Monitors can get pretty brutally expensive, so it also depends on budget, because it can easily get to US$1k or higher.

yeah I think 75hz is at least better than 60. And honestly enough for normal gaming. 


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1 minute ago, Metallus97 said:

yeah I think 75hz is at least better than 60. And honestly enough for normal gaming. 

True, although my cheapo LG didn't seem much different from 60Hz to 75Hz when I tested it, I'll only use it at 75Hz when I upgrade my GPU, so I'm not sure how much difference it really makes.


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Just now, Vasllo said:

True, although my cheapo LG didn't seem much different from 60Hz to 75Hz when I tested it, I'll only use it at 75Hz when I upgrade my GPU, so I'm not sure how much difference it really makes.

everything helps (at least for the pice of mind :D) but yeah like I said most pople are fine with 60FPS gaming.

MR. OP: get a Gsyc display and our whole discussion about fps will not matter :;D 


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1 minute ago, BootyDustBandit said:

I think you should go higher resolution, 3440x1440p. This is the same resolution as my monitor, which I run at 60Hz with a GTX 970, so the 2080 Ti will be overkill for it, I think.


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