What makes a good TFT?

By gamingguy27
Dec 22, 2005
  1. I was wondering if someone would give me list of good things to look for in a TFT, e.g. response time, dot pitch, brightness.

    Im looking for a 17" for gaming at the moment.


  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837

    You want more contrast and brightness. Response times are pretty insignificant with modern panels, but in general you want something with less.
  3. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    For gaming you want low response times, I'd suggest 8ms or lower to reduce ghosting. You also want one with a "dvi" input, if your pc has a dvi output(usually a white monitor port). Most lcds can put out enough brightness, many even need to be turned down from standard settings to look normal. Also look for lcds that can do 16.7million colors vs "only" 16.2million.
    Maybe one like this.
  4. barfarf

    barfarf TS Rookie Posts: 24

  5. gamingguy27

    gamingguy27 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 168

  6. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

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