Published on 9th January 2009 by
Harry Butler & Joe Martin
Originally Posted by TomD22Is a 120hz monitor 100% essential, though?
Originally Posted by TulatinIt doesn't seem as impressive as this - http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd3-eiid-Uw
Originally Posted by Gareth HalfacreeNew technology? These things were available for the Amiga! See here for an overview of previous generations of shutter glasses.
Originally Posted by WildThingOk, so the whole idea of viewing things in 3D isn't new, and in this article the history of 3D vision is even briefly explained, I realise that. What I was talking about was this particular product. I will wait and see how nVidia, and possibly ATi in the future, develop this new line of 3D vision before I go out and buy one. That's all I meant.
Originally Posted by BazJust to clear some points up here
The tech works on any 120Hz monitor - CRT or TFT
We tested using both Vista 64 and 32 bit throughout.
Originally Posted by DelphiumI notice in the artice that the kit came supplied with a long DVI to HDMI cable, thus would it be safe to assume then that these glasses are compatible with digital displays?
Ive already got a set of the eDimensional 3D glasses which ive had for a few years now, which work in exactly the same way as these nvidia set, however the glasses refresh rate is linked to that of the VGA signal, so have to install a dongle between the gfx card a monitor.
So again I assume the refresh signal is supplied via USB for the nvidia set.
One of the main issues with the eDimensional set is that it lacked drivers, specially for vista.
Ive a 42" plasma screen which supports 120hz refresh, and can confirm that they do indeed work very well,
Originally Posted by yuriythebestI read the review and it was very in-depth, however I was very surprised that you mentioned the zalman 3d monitor while, very conspicuously, omitting the iz3d monitor which costs 399$ and is the leading competitor in this area. I happen to have one, and among other games, played Team Fortress 2 on it and because of the iz3d drivers I had no issues with the user interface that you reported.
Originally Posted by sui_winboloQuestion, do those fit over a normal pair of eye glasses?
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