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Old 05-05-2014, 10:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 27 inch Samsung with VGA/HDMI. I am starting to realize it having issues with the HDMI>mini hdmi so I am done with it. And DVI>VGA .. good god my eyes hurt. So I am looking for a monitor with DVI. I do game, a lot. Budget is idk, $200 or less? Any thoughts on a good brand etc?
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What issues?
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Old 05-06-2014, 02:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Comes and goes in and out. The FPS dip to less than 30 while I am standing still and then jump back up. If I am on a smaller resolutioned monitor, I see way less issues like that.
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If you're having dips because of resolution then that's a performance issue. Why not just upgrade the real problem instead of downgrading your monitor?
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Old 05-07-2014, 05:01 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The video card is next on my list to upgrade. But the monitor still has no DVI.
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DVI won't give you any real increase in quality, If it's worth a few hundred just to have it but IMHO it's just wasting money, I would put the money towed getting a better GPU instead.
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Any thoughts on a good one? I have a 560 Ti which I bought on reccommendation from here probably 3 years ago now. I can post the specs of the PC when I get home. Hell I might as well upgrade most of it since I play the better games now.
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What will your budget be for the GPU
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The video card is next on my list to upgrade. But the monitor still has no DVI.
DVI and HDMI use the same digital video signal. The only difference is the addition of audio in the same cable.
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Budget like $300? I would like to have fps over 80.
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