Gamers must navigate a delicate cycle every time in play mode: the delicate feedback loop between the game controller, your brain, your fingers and the action on the TV screen. Gaming performance and thrilling gaming experience can be reduced due to any delay. In some games, a delay in responding to your reaction may cause your character to be killed.
The biggest source of those delays – at least for online games – is the lag between your console and your server on the internet, largely out of your control. But another source of lag, for all types of games, has to do with the TV itself.
It only takes a millisecond for a video signal to flow from your control panel via the HDMI input on the TV to display on the screen, but too many milliseconds can be noticeable to your brain or lethal. for your game characters. Those milliseconds are called.
Happily, most TVs have a picture mode specifically designed to minimize input lag, often called a game mode. One of the tests I performed for every TV I reviewed for CNET measures was time lag. I also like to consider gaming experience, …