Recent content by burburbur

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    Acer Nitro Aopen 390hz

    People's sensitivity to refresh rates is extremely individual-dependent. I barely notice a difference between 60hz and 144hz and spent months trying to find ways to make sure my 144Hz monitor was actually working. But, I have friends who notice the difference between 120 and 144 and 144 and 165...
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    Acer Nitro Aopen 390hz

    These kinds of monitors are for competitive FPS games. You can consistently hit 400 FPS on a strong rig in games like CSGO, Overwatch, and Valorant. Its a niche product, just like the 1600 Nit HDR monitors are niche products for niche segments of consumers.
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    Samsung 34" QD-OLED

    If they are planning to cut these from defective 55" or 65" QD-OLED panels they will be 1440p. They'd need a standalone panel to make it 4K and I have a very hard time seeing Samsung investing into that for a first-gen product.
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    Samsung 34" QD-OLED

    I expect these 34" panels are not going to be produced on their own and are likely a cost-recovery product. The yield on the substrates is 1/3 so they are probably going to be making these 34" panels from 55" and 65" panels that have defects. Hopefully that means prices aren't insane, but it...
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    The Samsung QLED q90a will be released in a 43" model.

    I'd avoid doing this on an HDR TV. TVs are designed with heat venting on the top because heat rises. Most don't have any venting on the bottom. Some TVs get pretty toasty when doing lots of bright HDR scenes.
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    What are some good cheap around 85" TVs?

    The Samsung and LG offerings at those sizes are both excellent. If you're not in a hurry though, I'd suggest waiting a few months. The current gen TVs have been out about 8 months now and the next generation will be announced late this year or early next. Likely worth waiting to see if the...
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    The Samsung QLED q90a will be released in a 43" model.

    No way. The 43" is already going to be a small seller and the portion buying it to use as a PC monitor is going to be a very small portion of that. They are not going to cut into their gaming monitor sales just because LG sold a few hundred 42" OLEDs to enthusiasts using it as a monitor.
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    They finally did it, 43 inch, 32:9 and it's FLAT

    Where did they even find a panel with 144HZ and HDR600 that is only 1080p vertical?
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    is it normal for mini display port cable NOT to have Ferrite Choke

    Most modern GPUs and displays have chokes built into their internal circuitry. The shorter and thinner the cable, the less you need a choke.
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    Best 40 inch+ 4k monitor for programming now?

    I'm not sure there are any 40" panels left on the market. There are a handful of 43" panels out there of varying quality. If you can't do 43" though, you're probably limited to old 40" panels or a 32" monitor.
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    The 42" model is going to be targeted to console and PC gamers, so gimping the connectivity and refresh rate would be unthinkable if that's your target demographic. If anything I think you'll see them cheap out on things like the internal processor, resulting in worse image processing and...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    They wouldn't gimp it. OLED TVs are already in the premium TV segment. Anyone who wants a cheaper TV will get a larger mainstream panel from someone like Vizio. The only reason smaller OLED panels haven't come to market sooner is they make OLED panels as large sheets of semiconductors. They cut...
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    New Samsung Odyssey G9 with MiniLED announced

    I can't remember the guy's name (edit: found his website), but I recall someone doing that a few years back. They designed a custom PCB to be used with certain panels to have a quality low-lag high refresh rate monitor beyond what was available from consumer monitors at the time. I recall he...
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    Samsung might be releasing their quantum dot OLED in 2022

    I won't hold my breath. They haven't demoed this publicly yet and even if they do somehow launch a product, the fabrication of these panels is apparently extremely difficult, which means they are going to be extremely expensive.
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    Gigabyte AORUS FO48U 48" 4K 120Hz OLED

    Pretty much every Freesync display supports Gsync, even if not officially approved by Nvidia. I've yet to see a Freesync display that can't enable Gsync since Nvidia introduced Gsync compatibility.