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    ViewSonic XG341C-2K 200Hz VA Ultrawide with DisplayHDR 1400

    It's notable that the 32" panel with 4608 zones also has four LEDs per zone, which inclines me to think that it's for some other reason than processing power. My guess would be it's to average out any differences in brightness or color temperature between individual LEDs so at least each zone is...
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    ViewSonic XG341C-2K 200Hz VA Ultrawide with DisplayHDR 1400

    BOE is a likely candidate. They have a panel that almost exactly fits the spec.
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    Corsair 45WQHD240 ultrawide 45” 1440p 240Hz OLED with LG panel

    83 PPI https://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/technology/ppi-calculator.php
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    Corsair 45WQHD240 ultrawide 45” 1440p 240Hz OLED with LG panel

    Very cool monitor, but 1440p and lack of VESA mounting make this overall a less versatile option vs. the 42" OLEDs. I was just posting about the reasons for keeping the PPI relatively low on OLED monitors in the near term; lower PPI is more efficient, which = higher brightness and longer...
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    LG to focus on making Oled Gaming Monitors

    Not that I know of. Although, all else being equal, smaller pixels need to be run harder to achieve equal brightness as larger ones, which increases power draw and heat output. So it may well be that a higher PPI panel would have more aggressive ABL.
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    LG to focus on making Oled Gaming Monitors

    Think about it like this: there's brightness, lifespan, and pixel density. If you increase any one, it reduces the other two. It's a balancing act.
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    LG to focus on making Oled Gaming Monitors

    OLED displays used in phones can be designed for high brightness because the lifespan is expected to be much shorter, and running at high brightness will age the emitters much faster, which is what causes burn in. The average phone screen is on for less than 4 hours a day, whereas a desktop...
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    LG to focus on making Oled Gaming Monitors

    I'm guessing any 27-30" OLED panels they make will be limited to 1440p, and 1080p for anything less than 27". The pixel aperture ratio probably gets too small for acceptable brightness/lifespan at higher PPI than that.
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    The Samsung QLED q90a will be released in a 43" model.

    Can anyone using the QN90B as a PC monitor comment on the pixel bleeding issue described in this Amazon review?
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    42" OLED MASTER THREAD

    There seems to be a tradeoff between brightness, lifespan, and pixel density with OLED, and increasing one spec reduces the other two. A 32" 4k has about a 26% higher pixel density than 27" 1440p, so I'm guessing they're trading lower pixel density for higher brightness and/or lifespan for a...
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    42" OLED MASTER THREAD

    LG has a 240hz 27" 1440p panel planned according to tftcentral. Sounds like it will be WRGB.
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    42" OLED MASTER THREAD

    I often see people conflating image retention and burn in when they really have nothing to do with each other. Even Vincent Teoh (HDTVTest) is guilty of this, and he should know better. Image retention is caused by charge build up in the cells. LCD, OLED, and plasma displays are all susceptible...
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    Dell Alienware AW3423DW 34″ QD-OLED 175Hz (3440 x 1440)

    It does appear blue OLED + QDCC is patented by Samsung, so LG couldn't just straight up copy it. Could they do WOLED with QDCCs? Maybe, but it may not work as well for technical reasons. Ideally you use blue to downconvert to red and green. With white you might get unwanted wavelengths that...
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    Dell Alienware AW3423DW 34″ QD-OLED 175Hz (3440 x 1440)

    LCD with QDCC has been talked about for years as a logical next step in LCD development after QDEF (QD enhancement film on the backlight), and Samsung even had plans to launch QDCC LCD TVs in 2017 (QDCF = quantum dot color filter, same thing as QDCC). It could still happen, but at this point it...
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    Dell Alienware AW3423DW 34″ QD-OLED 175Hz (3440 x 1440)

    This is so far off base I feel compelled to step in and correct you. QLED is Samsung's name for LCD with a quantum dot-enhanced LED backlight (which enhances color gamut). I believe these are all VA type LCD, not IPS. Nano IPS is LG's name for an IPS LCD using a narrow band absorbing dye in the...
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    PG32UQX - ASUS 32" 4K 144 Hz HDR1400 G-Sync Ultimate

    That doesn't look like pentile to me. If it were we'd expect to see twice the green subpixels, but it looks like there's an even number of red, green, and blue.
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Sorry guys. If it was up to me we would've done another run and had more parts for people. Sales fell a lot in 2021, so the writing was on the wall for the M1, but I still expected we'd do at least one more run.
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    I don't think it was any one thing that caused a drop in sales, but rather a combination of things over the past 10 months. And the drop was only relative - in fact, 2020 was our best sales year by a wide margin. It's just since the beginning of 2021 we reverted back to the level of our 2018-19...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    I've been working on my own design, yes. My goal is to realize a logical evolution of the M1, based on all the user feedback I've gotten over the years. Compatibility and features are a higher priority than size this time though, which I know not everyone will like. I'm also moving away from the...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    Sorry, I had no input on "M1 Classic." W360 changed the post while I was sleeping. It's still the M1 to me, too. And I agree - a new product should have a new name.
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    VA better than IPS for eye comfort and reading?

    LG is planning to produce 27" and 31.5" panels with something they're calling "IPS Black," which sounds an awful lot like A-TW: From TFTCentral. I'm guessing these will be targeted at color-critical displays rather than gaming or media displays though.
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    With less height it makes it more feasible to use on your desktop, rather than having to mount it somewhere behind the desk. It'd also have more space above/below if you needed it. I might even prefer a UW 45" over the 42" - it's wider, but not as tall, which I feel is generally more...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    The 32" is inket printed, so it's a bit apples and oranges. But that could be part of it. For the same PPI as the 48", a ~45" 3840x1600 ultrawide is also possible. Essentially just a cut down 48" panel. IMO that would be a compelling option as well.
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    So if the 42" ends up not happening due to the lack of light output from the smaller pixels required for 4k at 42" (from this post), then just hypothetically speaking, what about 1440p? A 32" 1440p 16:9 would have an identical pixel pitch as the 48" 4k. Or a ~40" ultrawide with 3440x1440...
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    The Samsung QLED q90a will be released in a 43" model.

    Wouldn't surprise me if Samsung intentionally leaves off features PC users want so as to not cut into their gaming monitor sales. Why sell you a TV for $1200 if they can sell you a Neo G9 for $2500? They probably use BGR subpixels for the same reason.
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    I did look, and LG doesn't seem to publish brightness specs. I also looked for reviews on the 77" model, and while the few I could find didn't take any measurements, the only comments on HDR performance were complimentary. I'd think if it was subpar it would be noted, especially on a $20k TV.
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    GIGABYTE AORUS FV43U 43 inch 4k 144 HDR1000 QLED monitor

    The existence of 8k OLED at 77" implies that a 4k OLED at 38.5" is possible, since the pixel density would be the same. But perhaps brightness and/or heat dissipation doesn't scale down linearly with size.
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    New Samsung Odyssey G9 with MiniLED announced

    I'd like to see Samsung do a version of this in 5120x2160 at 40". There's a few monitors coming out in this format (Dell U4021QW, LG 40WP95C, Lenovo P40W), but they're IPS and lack FALD. IMO the extra vertical real estate over the G9 would be very welcome, both for productivity and...
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    Is it possible to buy custom LCD panel sizes?

    I got you. A custom panel isn't happening unless you want to order a few hundred thousand of them.
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    DAN A4-SFX: The smallest gaming case in the world

    Because with a higher end GPU in the system you might be generating 300+ watts of heat, and that has to go somewhere. In the A4 the GPU, CPU cooler, and PSU fans pull air in through the side vents and exhaust it mostly through the top. Without the top ventilation the hot air is just going to...
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    The PSU precludes any board over 172mm depth or so from fitting. In V6+ the SFX bracket can be mounted at the front, freeing up room for a board ~240mm deep.
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    Which current or confirmed upcoming smartphones sport <5" displays?

    The iPhone 12 Mini is actually smaller than the SE despite having a larger screen, due to the smaller bezels. This increased screen-to-body ratio is the norm across the industry now, so using screen size is not a good indicator of overall size when comparing older phones with larger bezels with...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    I half suspect they'll reserve them for ASUS or Alienware to sell as an overpriced gaming monitor for the first year or two.
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    That's exciting news, though FlatpanelsHD claims this will not be using an LG-produced panel, which gives me pause. The most likely candidate is JOLED using their inkjet process, but their previous 21.6" panel was pretty underwhelming. Also a little disappointing that it doesn't seem to support...
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    LG to make a 42" OLED panel in 2021!

    Not only that: Source A 30" OLED monitor from LG this year, maybe? Though 2022 seems more likely.
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    12L SFF mATX case from over a decade ago, the Vinster M@X

    The 1U PSU seems like a big compromise, no? More expensive per watt and louder than SFX or ATX. Also the OP's case is only 140mm wide, compared to the Cerberus at 172mm. Not only is it more limited on CPU cooler height, it won't fit anything but reference-width GPUs, which are becoming...
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    What new display type are you looking for in 2021?

    I follow the display industry somewhat closely and IMO this is the most promising news I've seen as far as OLED monitors actually coming to market. There's really just LG making larger OLED panels, and they've never expressed any interest in the monitor market. Up to this point, there was that...
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    What new display type are you looking for in 2021?

    Samsung could release QD-OLED monitors as soon as this year.
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    NCASE M1: a crowdfunded Mini-ITX case (updates in first post)

    I have a compatibility list here.
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    Help Please with Finalising My Order: Ncase M1, 3080 Deshrouded, 5900x, Silent Noctua Build

    Bear in mind that's a review of the first version of the case. There've been significant changes since then, notably the expansion of the ventilated area of the side panels, which improves GPU and overall system cooling.
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