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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.
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    Hardware Unboxed puts an LG OLED TV through their monitor tests. RTINGS shows up in the comments.

    Nothing really new here that hasn't been said in a hundred other views or debated thousands of times in the LG Oled thread. If you can deal with the huge negatives of having a dim 48" display, you won't find a faster or contrastier display.
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    Aorus FI32U - @ $950(USD} -- For Sale Now

    He's running an SLI setup so I think what he's trying to do it render two different 4k images (one on each card), which is more efficient than having the two cards trying to render one 8k image (one card will bear the brunt of that as SLI doesn't evenly split the workload when rendering one image).
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    The answer to this question and those like it is always money. Aorus isn't making these monitors. They contract it out to some Chinese OEM and have them slap an AORUS logo on it. The Chinese OEM buys the panels from AUO or Samsung or Innolux or whoever makes the panel. They get paid a fixed...
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    Gigabyte AORUS FO48U 48" 4K 120Hz OLED

    The PC-specific features are well worth $100 over the C1 assuming they didn't fuck anything up. The PBP and KVM modes alone are worth more than 100 dollars to me on a monitor that size.
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    Its more accurate to say that DP 1.4 can do 8 bit color at 120 Hz with 4:4:4 rather than HDR. Practically speaking losing HDR will be the most noticeable loss, but 8 bit color vs. 10 bit color can have impacts even in SDR.
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    Did.... did AMD just extend the life of my 1080ti by enabling FSR?

    Considering the 1080s don't have HDMI 2.1 or support DSC, the upside is pretty limited. The 1080Ti can already do 60Hz at 4K on a lot of titles. Without inputs that support more bandwidth the upside of higher FPS on 4K content seems to be limited.
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    Has anyone tested out how the KVM and PBP work with 2 computers? Are you able to mouse seamlessly from one input to the other when using PBP or do you have to swap inputs in the KVM menu?
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    PG32UQX - ASUS 32" 4K 144 Hz HDR1400 G-Sync Ultimate

    Its not going to be this year almost certainly. The 48" CX was announced in December 2019 and hit shelves in late spring/early summer 2020. I doubt they'd add the 42" to this year's lineup in the middle of the cycle, particularly because there's no "scrap" in their current fabs to source these...
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    The 32 inch 4k IPS 144hz's...(Update - this party is started) (wait for it...)

    Most of these monitors boasting high brightnesses are talking about peak brightness in a small portion of the screen. Full-screen peak brightness is very often much lower. If there's no local dimming the only value they can market is the full screen peak brightness.
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    OLED MONITORS!!!!!

    Because the people its targeted at already spend thousands on monitors and aren't price sensitive because its a business monitor and the cost is paid by the business. That's why consumers shouldn't buy pro-focused monitors. Because the price is the primary thing that's pro-focused.
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    ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ

    Hard to get excited about an edge lit monitor promising local dimming. At this size you're competing heavily with the LG OLEDs and this is going to be worse than that in everything except brightness and maybe longevity. But, this is likely to be more about as much more than the CX as a CX +...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    I'm not so sure. The 32" product is clearly a pro-oriented computer monitor (likely north of $2000). The 42" panel appears to be intended as a TV panel. I just have a hard time seeing how they can fit a 42" panel into their TV range and have it be profitable. If they intend to market a product...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    This just says LG Display is going to offer a 42" panel for sale. I don't believe LG has actually confirmed anywhere that they will be selling a 42" OLED monitor or TV using this panel. Given their prior reluctance to take their OLED brand downmarket, I could see them not releasing a set using...
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    When will we see OLED ultra wide monitors?

    Its not quite the same cost, but a 48" OLED has the exact same number of actual diodes as the larger sizes because each one is a pixel. They could make 24" 1080p oled panels quite cheaply though because they'd just be binned 48" panels. If you had a 48" panel with some dead OLEDs in one quarter...
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    LG 48CX

    If AMD's recent high performance units are any indication, even if they can make it peformance competitive its going to be non-competitive in power draw and heat. Considering these new 3000 series GPUs are using 350W, that's a scary proposition.
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    Samsung Odyssey 1440p VA monitors 240hz curved

    The curve completely kills it for me. I wanted to grab two of the 32" panels to use for a work/game system, but curved displays in 16:9 are horrible and this one in particular is the worst I've ever seen, primarily because the curve is not uniform. The middle third is ridiculously curved and the...
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    Soooooo, anyone now considering an 8K TV after the 3090 DLSS demo?

    I don't ever see universal 4K or significant amounts of 8K streaming content being feasible without a massive build out of additional infrastructure. I think the future is going to be something like DLSS where lower resolution content is going to be streamed and upscaled very well by client-side...
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    Is it time to say goodbye to 1440p?

    This is absolutely not going to happen. Not only is HDMI a garbage port for reliability, but DP2.0 is infinitely more appealling for PC applications. DP2.0 can be carried over USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 and likely will be carried over USB4 when that releases. The endgame for PC display connections...
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    Is it time to say goodbye to 1440p?

    I think if you have a decent display right now your best bet is to wait one more year. Hopefully by that time displays will be shipping with DP 2.0, which is much more desirable than HDMI 2.1. Right now there are no great 4k monitors out there that aren't multiple thousands of dollars and none...
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    LG 48CX

    At this point you might as well wait a few months for the new GPUs to come out and for black friday sales on OLEDs (if that happens this year given the pandemic).
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    Samsung Odyssey 1440p VA monitors 240hz curved

    I just want one of these UW makers to come out with some good triple monitor emulation so you can play a game in a 16:9 window in the middle and have other windows open on the edges and still have gsync work.
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    Large Monitor upgrade from LG 43UN700-B (latest IPS version) for strictly office work and 4k movies, please help.

    I'm pretty sure all those older Dell/Viewsonic/LG 43" 60 Hz IPS displays use the same LG panel in your display so I doubt they are any better. The newer ASUS and Acer ones use a VA panel that has its own problems. I've also been waiting for a quality 43" 4k panel with a good PbP and KVM...
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    Samsung Odyssey 1440p VA monitors 240hz curved

    The CRG9 couldn't even handle 120 Hz without noticeable smearing and ghosting. Considering VA panels haven't improved in this respect basically at all throughout their life, its a safe bet that this panel will be a complete mess at 240 Hz. Either that or the overdrive will be so aggressive that...
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    Any 32” 4K gaming monitors on the horizon?

    There are a few conventional 32" panels out there, but I haven't seen any of them being used in a monitor or planned for release as an actual product.Besides that there are a few 32" monitors coming out using AUO's mini-LED panel (Asus ProArt PA32UCG, Asus ROG Swift PG32UQX, Acer Predator X32)...
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    Samsung Odyssey: 49" 5120x1440, 240 Hz, HDR1000

    I don't believe the picture by picture modes work if you use an external KVM switch. If you have admin privileges to your work computer you can use a software KVM, but that is inferior to hardware KVMs.
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    Samsung Odyssey: 49" 5120x1440, 240 Hz, HDR1000

    Some places are listing June, but given how these things go it could easily slip to end of 2020 or later.
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