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If you had the choice to run your monitor either way, which would you pick?

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2 years ago#1
Well? - Results (68 votes)
2560 x 1440 @ 60Hz refresh rate
85.29% (58 votes)
58
1920 x 1080 @ 75Hz refresh rate
14.71% (10 votes)
10
This poll is now closed.
Got a new monitor recently and I just found out that it can run at 75 Hz, but I wasn't sure if that was worth lowering the resolution for. What do you think?
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2 years ago#2
Slightly higher refresh rate doesn't begin to make up for that much of a resolution drop
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2 years ago#3
if the second isnt 120hz i wouldn't bother, and either way i'd personally still pick the higher resolution
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2 years ago#4
2560 x 1440 @ 60Hz refresh rate

Run it at it's native resolution. That extra 15 FPS won't be mind-blowing. That's if you even notice it...
2 years ago#5
What about 2560x1080 at 67.5 Hz?

Actually 2560x1440 on a 27" screen reduced to 2560x1080 would probably look too small. Never mind.
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2 years ago#6
I'd take the higher resolution unless I was playing a FPS where having a higher framerate gave me some kind of advantage....and even then if I wasn't playing it super competitively I might not care and would still opt for the higher resolution. I can't imagine having 75hz over 60 being a big deal.

Like I discovered that I could overclock my monitor to 72hz but that wasn't worth the effort (and the colors looked worse too).
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