View Full Version : Hard Choices: 8 Things You Should Know About Monitors

02-21-12, 04:00 PM

OK folks, we‚??ve done CPUs (http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/01/20/which-cpu-to-buy/) and graphics cards (http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/02/07/hard-choices-graphics-cards/), now for my favourite subject of all, screens. I‚??ve long said a decent screen is the best investment you can make. Frankly, I‚??ve long been right. I‚??ve three 30-inchers of my own, two of which are about five years old. And with the exception of 120Hz support (see below), the game hasn‚??t moved on dramatically. Any five-year-old CPU or GPU, by contrast, is garbage. That‚??s the difference.

As it happens, good LCD screens have just become a lot more affordable. You‚??ll need to check out part two for the whys and wherefores along with a tour of the best currently available options. But things change fast, so a little knowledge can go a long way. Here are the eight most important things you need to know about screens for games.
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