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Is there any difference between a TV and monitor in regard to latency (for high-speed online games such as fightings, sports simulators and FPS) when connected to PS/Xbox via HDMI cable? If there is can it realistically affect gaming performance?

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    This seems too broad. It depends on what kind of monitor you have and what kind of television you have. – Timmy Jim Feb 14 '18 at 15:42
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    I think an answer starting with "In general, ..." is fair. – Schism Feb 14 '18 at 17:21
  • @TimmyJim I'm asking this question precisely because I'm not aware of all the different types of TVs and monitor. – Serge Rykovski Feb 15 '18 at 14:15
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's not specific to gaming. – Fabian Röling Feb 20 '18 at 8:18
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Regardless of your output device or means, TVs were never designed with low input lag in mind.

As you can see from this study TV latency varies from 15ms to 100ms and that is borderline unacceptable for a fast paced game.

In comparison pretty much every gaming monitor's selling point is 1ms, 2ms, 3ms

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