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Dual Link DVI question.... Sorry this is maybe being silly...

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by iv-tecman, 15 Mar 2010.

  1. iv-tecman

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    Joined: 12 May 2005

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    Does it make much of a difference if you run at 1920 x 1080 HD mode on a BenQ 24" LCD, reported refresh 60hz with a single DVI cable or does it run better with a Dual Link DVI cable if your graphics card supports it?

    I know dual link is for res higher then 1920 x 1080, but I've read that using a dual link DVI cable you can get up to 85hz as opposed to 60hz in 1920 x 1080...

    I'm using an ATI 5870 vapor-x..... Would I notice anything? Think the BenQ G2420HDBL 24" can only support max 75hz know the max res is 1920 x 1080 but does it make any difference?

    I'm guessing as its just a digital signal, I'll maybe get 75fps in games with v-sync on as opposed to 60fps..!! lol image quality will still be the same.

    Just asking..
     
  2. kylew

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    Joined: 31 May 2007

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    Location: Liverpool

    Makes no difference, you can't run over 60Hz on most modern LCDs unless they're 120Hz models.

    You would notice nothing.