60Hz vs 144Hz vs 240Hz

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60Hz vs 144Hz vs 240Hz - Is the jump worth it?


It's a debate that's been going on for a while now: with a console generation setting the standard at 30 frames per second (FPS) and moving up to 60 FPS for more competitive games, a lot of gamers are asking themselves the question:

Is upgrading to a setup that can support 144, 240, or even higher frames per second worth it for competitive gaming?

If you just want the short answer: of course! Graphics cards and monitors are more powerful than ever and with a wide variety of graphics cards available you can get exactly the performance you need at the price you can afford.

For the longer answer we'll delve a little deeper. We need to go into the specific advantages that gaming at higher FPS and refresh rates will give you as a competitive gamer, and we'll later supplement our conclusions with stats and figures from the professional players and what they are using.

For the sake of simplicity we'll compare the different breakpoints of 144Hz and 240Hz because they're the most commonly used high refresh setups by our pros. Of course, a high refresh rate monitor is required and your graphics card needs to be able to push enough frames towards it. As a rule of thumb you want a setup that can exceed the refresh rate of your monitor in frames per second. A setup with a 240Hz monitor hooked up to a system producing 350 frames per second is still better than a system with a 240Hz monitor that produces just over 240 frames per second.

Advantages of high FPS and refresh rates


If you're not quite convinced how a low framerate might hamper your ability to track whatever is going on around you we can point you to an excellent video by WASD.ro. We've linked it to the right, but feel free to full screen it as well so that you can really see what a huge difference a higher refresh rate can make.

Moving images (such as games) are essentially created by displaying a series of still images in rapid succession, and the lower the framerate the 'choppier' the moving image appears.

A 144Hz gaming monitor (that's hooked up to a graphics card and system that can produce 144+ frames per second) refreshes the image on your screen more than twice as fast as what a regular 60Hz display would be capable of, so it should come as no surprise that these higher refresh rate monitors make it a lot easier to accurately track whatever is going on inside the game. So in essence, a 144Hz monitor will make the game world appear a lot smoother and more 'lifelike' when it comes to motion.

The advantages don't end there, however. A regular 60 FPS setup has an end to end latency in the range of 55 to 75ms (if you're playing in fullscreen) while a 144 FPS setup ranges from 30 to 45ms. A setup that's running at 240 frames per second has an end to end latency between 20 and 35 milliseconds, which means that a high frames per second setup gives you advantages that go beyond only the visual aspect. A high framerate setup translates your inputs much faster, which can give you an advantage in those close fights. That's why you'll see (for example) CS:GO professionals with framerates that are well above 240. You might think that that's overkill, as their monitors can't display more than 240 frames per second, but the advantages of a rig that can push a lot of frames go beyond what you can see on your monitor.

In addition to that, higher refresh rates also reduce the amount of visible screen tearing (see: 'What is V-Sync') and motion blur (see: 'What is Motion Blur (Reduction)?') which is another big advantage when it comes to image clarity.

Summing up we can say that a 144Hz (or higher) setup gives you a much smoother and responsive image, as well as a more direct and responsive connection to the game. This is an invaluable advantage for gamers.

60hz vs 144hz vs 240Hz

144+ Hz as the competitive minimum


Looking at the graph to the right it's quite clear that 144+ Hz really is the current competitive standard. In fact, less than 1% of our analyzed professional gamers are playing on a standard refresh rate 60Hz monitor. 144Hz seems to be the minimum acceptable refresh rate according to pro gamers, with 98% of our analyzed professionals using a refresh rate of 144Hz or higher.

240Hz is the most popular refresh rate at this point in time, as you can see. We're confident that this number will only go up as graphics cards and monitors become cheaper and better.

You can run most older generations of games (like CS:GO, for example) at 240HZ with a mid-tier CPU and GPU combo. However, for modern games (like Fortnite, Apex Legends, etc.) you'll need a top tier setup.

MOST USED REFRESH RATES
240Hz
48%
144Hz
47%
Other (160Hz, 165Hz, 185Hz)
3%
120Hz
1%
60Hz
1%

240Hz vs 144Hz


A lot of gamers say that the jump from 144Hz to 240Hz isn't as massive as the jump from 60 to 144, and we tend to agree. Looking at the image refresh times (to the right) you can see that the jump from 60 to 144 Hertz is larger than the jump from 144 to 240 Hertz.

However, that does not mean that the difference isn't worth it.

Going from 144Hz to 240Hz still means that you're (roughly speaking) going from a frame every 6.95 ms to a frame every 4.17 ms, which does mean that there's definitely a benefit when it comes to the clarity and fluidity of the image on the screen.

If you've got the machine to handle it (and the money to spend) we always recommend going for a 240 frames per second setup as that's simply better in every way, but if you're on a bit of a budget or your PC cannot push enough frames for a 240Hz display you can opt for a lower refresh rate monitor (i.e. 180, 165, or 144 Hz) in a pinch.

240 frames per second is the target though, as more and more professional gamers are moving towards that standard, so we do recommend you to start steering your hardware in that direction if you want to be serious about competitive gaming.

60hz vs 144hz vs 240Hz
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of our analyzed pros play on a 144+ Hz setup

144+ Hz gaming requirements


Hardware

Before you invest in a shiny new high refresh rate setup you should make sure that your PC is up for the task. It's no secret that games get more and more demanding with each passing year, as new technologies and rendering techniques help developers push boundaries when it comes to visual fidelity. This all means that you'll need a pretty beefy PC to get the most out of a high refresh rate monitor.

At ProSettings.net we believe that framerate takes precedence over visual fidelity (feel free to check out or recommended settings and options guides under 'guides') so we always recommend people to turn down (a few) ingame video settings in order to achieve the best balance between having enough frames to get that silky smooth and responsive 144+ Hz experience while still maintaining a game that doesn't look like a pixelated and confusing mess.

Still, there is a minimum amount of graphical processing power required if you want to feed enough frames per second to your monitor, so you will need a powerful GPU (Graphical Processing Unit) if you want to game at higher framerates. NVIDIA's newest RTX 2080 Ti is currently the most powerful graphics card on the market (and one of the most popular RTX card with the pros) so if money isn't an issue and/or you want to future proof your build you can definitely cop one of those.

As mentioned, the GPU that you decide on will depend on your game of choice. Some games require a lot more horsepower to run at high framerates than others, which is why we make GPU guides for all of our analyzed games. Feel free to check those out under 'guides'.

In general, we recommend the RTX 2080 series for most modern games at 240Hz and the RTX 2060 for 144Hz on less demanding titles. You could also go for the older 1080 series instead of the RTX 2060. In general, the more frames the better, so if you have the budget go for raw power.

Software

You don't need any special software to play games at higher refresh rates, but it's important that you make sure that the higher refresh rate is enabled in Windows. To do this, go to settings -> system -> display -> advanced display settings -> display adaptor properties -> monitor and select the native refresh rate of your monitor (make sure to click 'Apply') under monitor settings - screen refresh rate. 

Aside from that, you should also run your game of choice in full screen. This is always recommend in our settings guides, but we thought we'd mention it here again. Running a game in full screen gives you the least amount of latency, which is what you want if you want to get the most out of a high refresh rate.

You should also make sure to enable your game to run at higher refresh rates. This setting is normally found under the video settings tab of your favorite game.

It can be a good idea to set your Pre-rendered frames to 1, either in the control panel of your graphics card or in the ingame settings (some games have this setting in the form of, for example 'future frame rendering', others don't) though it's been reported that his can give issues with some games, so it's best to test this out before heading into a ranked game.

G-Sync and FreeSync

G-Sync and FreeSync often get mentioned when people are talking about high fps and refresh rates, and many ask themselves the question 'do I need it?' The answer is twofold; when you're gaming at, for example, 240 frames per second on a 240Hz monitor there will probably be instances where you drop below that 240 mark, which can cause screen tearing. Technologies such as G-Sync eliminate that entirely, which results in a smoother experience, even when the action gets tough.

Rumor has it these technologies can introduce a bit of input lag. Interestingly, the higher the frame rates the lower the input lag and at 240 FPS the input lag is close to impossible to notice. Tearing, however, is still noticeable even at 240 FPS and can distract you in critical moments, which can lead to lost fights and matches and the latency that's introduced by G-Sync in particular is almost negligible so it's definitely something to consider in case you're struggling with tearing.

Either way, both technologies can be turned off, so it doesn't hurt to get yourself a setup that with the most recent sync technology.



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MOST USED GPUs in Fortnite
GTX 1080 TI
17%
GTX 1080
12%
RTX 2080
9%

60 vs 144 vs 240 Hz conclusion


There's a particularly stubborn myth/meme on the internet that says that 'humans can't see more than 30/60 fps' but that is categorically false. A high refresh rate setup (we consider 144Hz the minimum) greatly improves the smoothness and fluidity of the image on your screen, as well as the overall responsiveness, and it reduces latency. On top of that it also greatly reduces screen tearing and ghosting issues, so it's not hard to see how a high refresh rate monitor can improve your gameplay.

In fact we are seeing 98% of our analyzed professionals across all of our games using a setup that's capable of displaying at least 144 frames per second. With most of the players opting for NVIDIA's GTX 1080 or RTX 2080 series.

In Summary: If your main focus is competing in multiplayer games, a GPU that can hit 144+ frames (and a monitor that can display them) should be on or near the top of your 'must buy' list. You won't want to go back to 60Hz for competitive gaming ever again.

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Topkee

I currently have an XL 2411Z and due to the problem that there is no display port I can’t achieve 144hz so I switch to Aoc C27G2ZU / BK VA so I have a question if the configuration is good for 240hz
ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX ™ 3060 OC Edition 12GB GDDR6
5600X
16GB 3200mhz

ProSettings | Lars

Depends on the games that you play obviously but that should be plenty to reach around 240Hz (or at least way over 144Hz) in most competitive games if you turn the graphics down a bit. Obviously not for heavy hitters like PUBG or Rainbow Six, but CS:GO, Valorant, and so on shouldn’t give you any problems at all.

Tristan Lelievre

I have a monitor 144hz 3ms and I have a budget for either a 240hz 4ms or a 165hz 1ms and now I am wondering if I should consider having more (hz) or having a better respond time (ms)

ProSettings | Lars

Well there are 240Hz monitors with a faster response time (you could be looking at an IPS panel, which has higher response times typically) than that but if you’re between those two it depends on a number of factors to be honest. If your machine can’t reliable get to 240 frames or you tend to play heavier games such as PUBG or Rainbow Six it’s perhaps better to go for the 165Hz monitor. It also depends on the monitors themselves though, and what your needs are: do you think color accuracy is important or are you an all in competitive gamer and so on.

Vanete

Hello. I would love if I can get some help. I’ve r7 5800x + rtx 3080 + 16gb Ram and I can’t get more than 120fps avg in warzone. What could be wrong? 1080p + low settings

ProSettings | Lars

That’s a difficult question to answer. First off it’s important to note that the performance of games can vary wildly between updates and patches. It could also be that there are a lot of programs running in the background, for example. This is very generic advice but I’d make sure that nothing is taxing your CPU (and memory) while you’re playing the game and that all of your drivers are up to date.

Bao Bao

Sup, i bought my new pc snice 1 months ago. I’ve i5-11400f, Gigabyte GTX 1660 (Non-Super) and 16GB Ram are enough to run theese games at 144hz? Like csgo or some games can run over 144fps.

ProSettings | Lars

You should be able to run CS:GO at reasonably high framerates (though all of that depends on your CPU etc. so we can’t say for sure) but that’s a relatively budget system (nothing wrong with that though!) so heavier games like Rainbow Six for example can become a struggle.

Kalgon

I currently have a 144hz monitor, I am considering buying a 240hz. However, I don’t know if it will be suitable for my computer.
My equipment:
i5-8600k
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB
16 RAM

ProSettings | Lars

Well, that depends on multiple factors, one being what games you mainly play. If it’s CS:GO at competitive video settings then it could be worth it, but if PUBG or something like that is your main game then your PC won’t be powerful enough to put out enough frames. That said: with a good 240Hz monitor you’re future proofing your build a bit. Those extra frames don’t ‘go to waste’ so to say: if you can’t quite reach over 150 frames per second, for example, it’s not going to be a problem if you’re on a 240Hz monitor. If you’re planning on updating your PC in the (near) future (though we know how difficult the GPU market is right now) it can be a good idea to go for a 240Hz monitor regardless if you’re a competitive gamer, otherwise it might be a good idea to hold out.

To summarize: it depends on a couple of factors. Hopefully this helps a bit but do let us know if you have any other questions.

Abdul Hadi

Right now im using MSi RTX 2060 Super Gaming X with 75hz monitor. And i want to upgrade my monitor because i want to focus on valorant and will join a lot of tournament after this. Current FPS right now mostly i get around 2xx-3xx n something reach above 3xx when im not streaming. If i stream my FPS drop around 140-230-250-260. So which monitor should i consider to buy either 140hz or 244hz?

ProSettings | Lars

We’d definitely recommend a 240Hz monitor if you’re really going to be focusing on maximizing your gameplay potential. You never really seem to go below 144Hz so you’re still getting the benefit of a higher refresh rate, even while streaming.

Kapkin

What would you say is better ?

Gaming at 144hz and having fps always above 160fps.

or

Gaming at 240hz with g-sync on while averaging 180/200fps ?

(Edit: For competitive FPS games of course)

Last edited 4 months ago by Kapkin
ProSettings | Lars

If you can get that many frames over 144Hz (you indicate 180/200 fps with G-Sync) it’s always a good idea to use a higher refresh rate monitor. There are diminishing returns, but there is definitely a difference between playing at 144Hz and playing at 190 (averaged based on your example) so if budget etc. is no concern we’d go for the 240Hz option every time, definitely if you’re going to be playing competitively.

Nunu Escobar

Hey I’m recently trying to get a gaming pc I’m into call of duty Cold War what parts do you think I should I get I atleast want 140FPS

pixel

Hi i am a csgo player and playing aimlab many times and i have 60hz 1ms my record on gridshot is 70% and in microshot is 80% when im playing freetrack i fell im hiting my target but that shot is missing and
My score in freetrack is 62% and when im playing cs some times i see my enemy is moving im realy tracking that but my bullets didnt hit you think this misses is for 60hz? Cause i fell realy can track my enemy with my mouse and im accurate with mouse how do
You think?

ProSettings | Lars

First off: playing a game with actual people as enemies is way different from aim training. There’s also things like ping and latency to keep into account when playing online on top of that. That said: using a higher refresh rate monitor will definitely make the game easier to follow and can make aiming easier (or rather more consistent) but don’t expect miracles from it of course: aim still mostly comes from the player.

Sincerity

I just found your website and it’s pretty amazing. Hope you can help me out here.

Deciding between going for a 1440p 240hz or 1440p 144hz Monitor.

I’ve been using a 1080p 60hz monitor for as long as I can think so I’m not even sure if it would make sense with my hardware even tho I recently upgraded it after 8 years.

My Hardware is as follows and I’ll probably upgrade it in the future to keep up with new games:

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6 Core
16 GB Ram
Nvidia Geforce GTX 1660 Super

I would say I’m a semi competitive player mainly playing Mmorpgs (to enjoy PvE and PvP equally), sometimes Shooter like Overwatch and many Single Player Games like Devil May cry, Nier Automata, Kingdom Hearts 3, etc.

Which Monitor Version would you recommend me to get, is my hardware good enough to make 240hz worth it?

ProSettings | Lars

Thank you for your kind words!

To answer your question: even if your system isn’t good enough to get 240Hz in some games it always stays a 240Hz display, if you catch my drift. If you decide to upgrade later down the line you don’t have to worry about your monitor. That said: for 1440p at 240Hz you need an extremely beefy PC, and the vast majority of competitive gamers play at 1080p in order to maximize frames and because a lot of games don’t reach those frames consistently at higher refresh rates. Considering the games you play (mostly MMORPGS, which benefit less from very high framerates, and some single player games with the occasional shooter mixed in) we’d say that a 1440p 144Hz monitor would be your best bet.

HenkieH

Hi,
I bumped into your very cool webside during a google search for a new Monitor.
Atm I am using a LG@60Hz in 3440×1440.
The rest of my rig is a GB Z390 Gaming X, i7 9700K, 32GB Corsair DDR4 LPX 3000 and the MSI Geforce RTX2080 Trio
The games I play are: WoW: SL, MSFS2020, Death Stranding, D3, Half Life Alyx (VR)

Reading a lot of questions and feedback you guyz give I also have the question: What monitor would you recommend me?
And is VSYNC also still used? Btw I nvr switch it on.

ProSettings | Lars

Well, for those games you don’t really need a 240Hz (or 360, for that matter) monitor as they’re not exactly fast-paced shooters. Aside from that it’s kind of hard to just outright recommend a monitor as there are a lot of variables in play (looks, G-Sync or FreeSync or neither, refresh rate, …). For your case it might be worth considering going for a 1440p 144Hz monitor to kind of get the best from both worlds, but we don’t have a lot of experience with those higher resolution monitors so it’s hard to recommend one just like that.

abhit

i play 160 fps. is it good or should i upgrade to 240 fps

ProSettings | Lars

240Hz is of course objectively better but 160Hz is pretty darn nice already. If your PC can’t push well above that mark or you feel like you’r just fine like it is then there’s no real reason to upgrade, but if your PC can handle it and you can spare the cash it’s of course better to go for higher refresh rates for competitive gaming.

Seth

I’m going from 60 to 240 how big of a difference will it be

Goshko

So i am thinking about buying 2060s and i7 9700 16ram and 240hz monitor i was wondering how much fps i can get on games like csgo,valorant,r6,rocket league,ow,apex legends and overall is it worth buying 240hz or 144hz monitor

Joey

i have a nvidia geforce gtx 1660 with an amd ryzen 7 2700x processor and a monitor that is only 60hz. everytime i try to run fortnite at 200 fps all i do is lag. should i get a new monitor or what should i do?

Alex

Great explanation and post! Really helped a lot!
I am in a dilemma between 27′ 1440p 144hz vs 24′ 1080 240hz.

I would consider myself a competitive gamer and I am going to make sure that my system will produce the necessary 240+ frames. Now, I cannot decide what to get because I am envisioning my system to have a ryzen 5900x with a rtx 3080. What shall I get? Is the 144hz to 240hz enough to consider than the 1080 to 1440p jump? Also, is 27′ really too big of a monitor for competitive gamers even considering curved?
I frequently been playing on a 144hz 1080p with lower settings and this time around I am going for a high end pc to run games on 1440p.

Games: Valorant and looking forward to Cyberpunk to see its beauty.

Thanks a lot, hope to hear from you guys

Deglida

1. How long will a video card last?
2. How do I check how many hz my computer can run at maximum?
3. Is there a website that shows what screen is needed to run each hz?
4. If I have an RTX 2080 it will run me a 240hz part in Fortnight all the quality on epic?

Isam Mahmoud Abu Latifeh

Does refresh rate affect the final FPS of the game or it is only the job of CPU, GPU, and RAM’s?

Boomer

Since the RTX 3080 is coming out, I’m am thinking of getting either a 27″ 1440p 240 Hz or a 24.5″ 1080p 360 Hz monitor to play FPS games like VALORANT. Given that hitting super high frame rates shouldn’t be much of a problem with the new RTX 3080, my general question is whether the benefits of a 24.5″ 1080p 360Hz monitor can outweigh the benefits of a 27″ 1440p 240 Hz monitor. While I know frame rate is always more important than fidelity, what happens when you start getting severe diminishing returns going from 240 Hz to 360Hz? Would it be worth exchanging some of that for fidelity if your GFX card can deliver the frame rate in both scenarios?

Also, is there any benefit to having a frame rate that goes beyond the monitor’s refresh rate? Let’s say I have a 240Hz monitor and my game can consistently hit >240fps at 1440p, will there still be any benefit to lowering my resolution down to 1080p to get more frames given that the monitor is the bottleneck? My assumption is no, I’m putting it out here to see if there is a different perspective.

Lastly, is there any special benefit to using a larger monitor like a 27″ over a 24.5″? I do find 27″ monitors more immersive, but I have to stretch my eyes harder to glance at things that are at the corner of my screen, e.g., mini map, stats, etc. However, in exchange, I can see the enemy a lot more clearly using a 27″ vs a 24.5″. I can’t really figure out which one is actually more beneficial, lol.

Tomas

I have a laptop with a 60hz screen and frankly I love it, it’s enough for me.

But it’s true when I see what you say and my friends I regret not having put 2000 euros for a laptop with 144hz screen

Alejandro

Hello!! I have an MSI GE75 Raider, 17.3″, GeForce RTX 2070; Intel Core i7, RAM 16 GB and a Samsung CRG5 curved monitor, 240hz, 4ms response time. Which should be my ideal settings for Modern Warfare and Warzone?

Baketti

Hi i want to buy a pc with 144 hz monitor will ryzen 5 3600 and rtx 2060 super get 144 fps?

Raphael

i have a question, i’m planning to buy a new laptop
it has 240 hz screen with i7 10750h processor and rtx 2060, you recommended people to buy 240 hz monitor because they can upgrade their pc in the long term anyway, but how about a laptop, is it worth it to buy a laptop with that spec? or should i just buy a laptop with the i7 9750h and rtx 2060 (difference is on the processor) but 144 hz monitor? Thank you for answering

Naoufal

I play Fortnite on a 60hz monitor (77 overclocked) is it worth upgrading to 144hz? I play with 77hz.

Fahad

I only play overwatch and i get 160 fps. Should i buy a monitor with close to 160hz or 240hz?!

Joseph

What is better 4k @ 144hz or QHD @ 240HZ?

kyler

Hi my gaming computer handles 200 fps well playing fortnite so not quite 240 fps would you recommend a 165 hz monitor or 240 hz.

ok

is a 2070 super good enough for 240hz (rainbow six siege, valorant, csgo, fortnite)

Nxemz

Hello,

I am looking for a new monitor, currently playing on 60Hz.

Usually I get 140+ fps on games like Valorant,LoL and 250+ fps on Rocket League, CSGO with my 1660Ti.

The question is what Hz should I aim for?

144 Hz Asus vg249q (cheaper,could use full potential in almost every game)
240 Hz MSI Optix MAG251RX (0.5″ bigger, 240Hz, future proof, could not use its full potential in every game)

Thank you for answering.

FNC_RESPAWN

Following situation:

I have an RTX 2060 Super which can get around 160-200 FPS in games like Valorant, LoL, etc. Is it worth it to buy a 240 Hz Monitor even if I rarely reach the 240 FPS? Budgetwise it doesn’t matter, because I consider buying the Alienware AW2518HF (240Hz) which costs same like the Benq Zowie XL2430 (144Hz). Or will there be any other problems like Tearing?

Thanks for answering.

Minh Quân Phạm Nguyễn

I have an Acer predator helios 300. I am planning to plug in an external monitor to play csgo. Do u think I should go with a benq xl2411p or xl2556. I want to play competitively. Do u think 144hz is good enough

alvito

i only have -144 fps on fortnite. Should i buy 144hz monitor?

Ben

Its a myth that you need high end to get 144 and 240 FPS. I get 240 with mud and low settings on a Ryzen 5 withGtx 1050TI and my son gets well above that but limits it to 240 with a ryzen 3 and Gtx 1660. Both 1080 monitors. All you need to do is play with your settings and find the sweet spot.

Claus Agerskov

I have two questions.

1. There are no mentions of CPU in this article but as far as I understand the CPU are more essential in CS:GO than the GPU to create high enough FPS – so which CPU do you recommend for a system using a 240Hz monitor?

2. When it comes to CS:GO on low settings at 1920×1080 can 2070 be recommended because there is a huge price gap to the 2080?

SpecT

In fortnite i have stable 144 fps,do i need g-sync or can i buy just normal 144hz monitor?

Noah

Interesting. Do pros use G-Sync? I have heard there is input delay, but because of the drastic smoothness and such little delay involved, it’s still worth using G-Sync. Maybe at 240hz G-Sync isn’t even necessary?

Tim

I am confused, please help. I have a powerful rig that can display well beyond 240fps with a 240hz monitor in competitive low, shouldn’t I just cap it at say 250fps since anything over will essentially do nothing but extra work on the computer?

Luke Goldammer

It is night and day. Just playing on 144 hz you can immediately see improvement in your skills you have. Going to 240 would most likely be drastic as well. More FPS= faster response time and you get lots of advantages.

Ferbey

Yo i play on console with a 240hz monitor so I wanna know if the change from 60 ha to 240hz was helpful

Steven

Hi,I want to know if the refresh rate will end up at 360Hz,because maybe we cann’t distinguish the difference from 360Hz above Monitor. What do you think?

Robert

Hey! I have a 27 inch monitor that can push 165 frames on 2560. Yet most players in siege play 1920 even though they can play at 2560 without the drop in frames . What are you thoughts?

nib

What about panel types? Do the latest IPS panels with 144Hz suit for competitive gaming? Or the TN is inevitable?

Chan

Thank you very much. It would help me in building my desktop and buying a monitor.

Chan

So, if I have 240Hz monitor, I need FPS higher than 240, and 144Hz monitor must have 144+ FPS to reduce screen tearing or eliminate it?