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How come 60fps looks choppier on a 120hz monitor then a 60hz monitor?

#1MASKOAAAPosted 9/17/2013 4:57:14 AM
and is there any work arounds?
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#2SlaynPosted 9/17/2013 5:08:01 AM
wat
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#3Ch3wyPosted 9/17/2013 5:11:11 AM
Probably because you adjusted to things being higher than 60hz. Even if you don't most games at 120fps your mouse movement on the desktop still is.
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#4ZeraphLordSPosted 9/17/2013 6:10:25 AM
you can now see microstutter
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#5MasterDonGeroPosted 9/17/2013 6:47:36 AM
Theoretically, 60 FPS at 120 Hz should look exactly like 60 FPS at 60 Hz.

And what do you mean by choppy? It's a vague term. Microstutter? Screen tearing? Input lag?
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#6animanganimePosted 9/17/2013 7:40:15 AM
Probably because it is not constant
Do you have your fps jumping up and down often and not locked to 60fps?
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#7greenyoshi46Posted 9/17/2013 9:10:54 AM
It's called placebo.
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#8MASKOAAA(Topic Creator)Posted 9/17/2013 9:11:21 AM
No jumping of frames I thought it might be b/c of SLI so I went in settings and disabled one card.....still there. 60fps looks alot smoother on my expensive plasma is what I'm saying then my Asus 120hz LCD, if it was a stuttering issue wouldn't I see it on my TV?
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#9WerdnAndreWPosted 9/17/2013 11:49:18 AM
Set the monitor to 60hz, see how that looks.
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#10SmoboHashPosted 9/17/2013 11:53:46 AM
The expensive plasma has motion blur that makes 60 FPS look smoother. It also has input lag that makes it unsuitable for fast response in action-oriented games. So it's not the 120Hz that makes a difference, it's the fact that it's a low response time computer monitor.

My old 50" HDTV was great for PC gaming with a controller. 1080p at 30 or 60 FPS looked damn good, but the response time was not very good with a mouse and my aim is noticeably better in first-person games on a computer monitor.