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Old 08-20-2019, 08:49 PM
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That's an expensive monitor, at nearly $600. Do you really need 165Hz? I'd pick one of the 27-inch 144Hz monitors for under $400.
There's something to be said for this. My dell 27" 144hz 1440p with g-sync was around $330, but that was last black friday. No doubt the ROG is higher quality, as I do experience a bit of glitchiness every once in a while.
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That's an expensive monitor, at nearly $600. Do you really need 165Hz? I'd pick one of the 27-inch 144Hz monitors for under $400.
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Honestly my logic was if I'm dropping this much on a PC I shouldn't skimp on the monitor. If I won't be able to tell anyway then yeah I'll look at other options.
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You won't notice the difference between 165Hz and 144Hz, unless you're a professional gamer.

If there's something else special about the 165Hz monitor, it may still be worth the extra $200-$250, but if you're going to spend in the region of $600 it would be better spent on an ultrawide monitor (3440x1440) to give a broader field of view for gaming.
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What are your thoughts on G-Sync/free-sync? I have a NVIDIA picked out currently.
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What are your thoughts on G-Sync/free-sync? I have a NVIDIA picked out currently.
Honestly... I think they're really not worth it. If you're getting a top end PC that won't go below 144 fps in the games you play, gsync/freesync wont ever activate anyway. Then again, I always play esports titles / games that are easy to get 300fps with my specs.
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Playing around on pcpartpicker it's the g-sync filter that pushes all the monitors into the $500+ range.
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I built a monster several years ago: $4300 computer + $500 monitor + $200 breaking stuff = $5k.

Then I paid a professional to redo the wires VERY neatly so I could show the damned thing off (clear case side).

It is a rewarding journey. And considering I work (from home), study, program, etc. on my computer, I would say well worth it.

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Will do! Will take pictures throughout too.
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