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Should I go for 1440p 144Hz or 4K 60Hz?

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I have the funds required to build a PC capable of 4K 60+ fps on ultra, I am now just needing to select the monitor. I come from playing on a 1080p 144Hz monitor and really don't want to go back to 60Hz especially since I play FPS games such as CSGO, PUBG and Battlefield. There is also no point in getting higher than 60fps if you can't even see it on a 60Hz monitor anyways. 

 

I feel like I'm wasting my money going for 1440p 144hz, but I feel it's the sweet spot between 1080p and 4K at the same time. 

 

What should I do?

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I'll say 1440p 144Hz tbh..

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since you play more fps games I would go for the 1440p

if you played more rpg like Witcher 3 and others that are not fps i would have gone with the 4k

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I must say I cannot play anything below 144 FPS now if I can help it.  my first 144 Hz monitor changed me and how I played all games.  I can't ever go back.

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Hi there Sam! :)

 

Why not aim for something in between?

My advice is that you aim to 4K in terms of futureproofing. Things are moving towards 4K. Not 2K. Plus the difference is NOTICEABLE, believe me.

Plus if your're gonna have a good rig. Squiz that baby with all the pixels you can fit in the screen :) 

 

So... Maybe 4K 100Hz? 

Think also that even at 2K, if you're not playing league of legends, dota or Cs:go... your'e not gonna be able to move anything 2K 144fps with nowadays graphic cards (I have a 1080 myself)

Good luck! ;) 

 

 

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if between 27"-32" then 1440p 144Hz

anything over 32" I would recommend 4k or 1440p ultrawide

 

as per first reply you got, yes you can "feel" the difference over 60fps. I personally can. but if you're happy with 60fps then 4k it's your route

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I would also say 1440p 144Hz. You're certainly not wasting your money going that route. It feels quite different to 1080p 144Hz. That being said, if you're super competitive in FPS games like CS:GO, the larger monitor can be somewhat disadvantageous since there is less of the game in your peripheral vision. But otherwise, I would recommend 1440p 144Hz. 

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depending on how lucky you feel and how much money you have to spare check out the zisworks 4k 120hz monitor.

 

gives you the bets of both worlds in4k and has the option to display 1080p at 240hz

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4 minutes ago, AperumDesign said:

I would also say 1440p 144Hz. You're certainly not wasting your money going that route. It feels quite different to 1080p 144Hz. That being said, if you're super competitive in FPS games like CS:GO, the larger monitor can be somewhat disadvantageous since there is less of the game in your peripheral vision. But otherwise, I would recommend 1440p 144Hz. 

I'm not so much super competitive, but I do play every now and then. I originally purchased a 1080p 144Hz monitor because I was super competitive, but now it's mainly story mode games and multiplayer fps.

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It really depends on what kind of GPU you have, if you have a high end, baller GPU, like 1080 (Ti), I would choose a 4K display, since high end GPUs can display quite a few FPS at 4K resolution, at least 60. But a 1060 won't be able to put out 60 FPS at 4K in most recent titles, like PUBG. So in that case I would go with the 1440p 144hz option. Especially when you play FPS games, a 144hz monitor is awesome. I still have a 1080p 60hz monitor, but a friend of mine has a 144hz monitor, and I would really like to get one too.

So choose whats best for you, maybe even take cost into account. Imo can't go wrong with either, but personally I would go with the 1440p 144hz.

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Go 3440x1440 ultrawide 100+ hz gsync with a ips or va panel.

It is really nice, especially for FPS and racing games.

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1 hour ago, Sam_Fisher said:

I'm not so much super competitive, but I do play every now and then. I originally purchased a 1080p 144Hz monitor because I was super competitive, but now it's mainly story mode games and multiplayer fps.

In that case you'll certainly enjoy using a 1440p 144hz monitor. I personally would take 144Hz over 4K any day. That being said, you get use to whatever you own. When I first purchased a 144Hz panel I couldn't even look at a 60Hz panel without makes my eyes feel strange. Then I went back to 60Hz Ultrawide 3440x1440 after a few years for various reasons and it doesn't bother me much at all, because I don't play competitively anymore. But I would also consider looking at getting a decent ultrawide 1440p display with a decent refresh rate. Costly, but very much worth it.

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1440p 144hz. 1440p -> 4K is well into the zone of diminishing returns, but 60hz -> 144hz isn't, and is a huge difference. Heck, 60 fps -> 90 fps is a huge difference-- your gpu doesn't need to pump out 144fps for you to see a major benefit

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31 minutes ago, Vroooom said:

1440p 144hz. 1440p -> 4K is well into the zone of diminishing returns, but 60hz -> 144hz isn't, and is a huge difference. Heck, 60 fps -> 90 fps is a huge difference-- your gpu doesn't need to pump out 144fps for you to see a major benefit

I currently play 70-100 fps at 1080p 144Hz. it's not like i currently get 144fps in all my games but i still notice a difference, i agree with you actually

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