Are flat panel LCD monitors good for gaming?

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope

Computer monitorMost flat panel and LCDs today are more than adequate for computer games and any fast moving graphics. When looking for a flat panel or LCD to purchase, look for the response time of the display, this value will be listed in milliseconds. The lower this value is, the quicker the display will refresh, and the crisper your game or fast moving graphics will appear.

For example, a display with a 8ms response time is going to look better than a 35ms response time. Below is a listing of other common response times with flat panel and LCD.

4ms
5ms
8ms
12ms
14ms
15ms
16ms
18ms
20ms
21ms
23ms
25ms
30ms
35ms

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