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Input Lag vs. Response Time: I shall explain to you the difference between two often confused or overlooked monitor specs

Time to Drop Some Monitor Knowledge Mar 28, 2014 4:09am UTC
If you're in the market for a new computer monitor, you may want to take a look at this video. Being an educated buyer is always very important, and what better way to become one that in good old Harvtronix fashion?

Let's compare and contrast the concepts of "Response Time" and "Input Latency"



In a nut shell, Lower response time equals less image ghosting, which is often perceived by the human eye as blur. Lower input latency gives a more responsive overall feel to the screen, even if there's still ghosting present.

There! That wasn't so painful. Now go buy some stuff so you can look at more Harvtronix blog posts and play some Dude Man.
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