displays

  1. AlphaAtlas

    Gaming Display Prices are Dropping

    As anyone who recently built or updated a PC probably noticed, memory and GPU prices were conspicuously high throughout most of 2018 and late 2017. But, as we've said before, memory prices are dropping like a rock, while GPU prices are starting to level out thanks to the crypto mining bust...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia's Freesync Monitor Support Tested

    Nvidia recently released a driver update that adds support for Freesync monitors, but the GPU maker was quick to point out that "non-validated" displays could exhibit serious issues. However, Techspot put that claimto the test last January, and just followed up on it with a handful of new...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Unveils a Folding Smartphone

    What's old is new again. While smaller manufacturers have already "launched" a new generation folding phones, and bigger ones like Xiaomi have teased folding prototypes, Samsung officially unveiled the aptly names "Galaxy Fold" at the Samsung Unpacked event yesterday. Unlike your old flip-phone...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Asia Is Ramping Up OLED Production

    2 recent reports from Digitimes suggests that OLED TVs and smartphones are going to be a more common sight in 2019. Citing Digitimes Research, one report claims that Samsung is "trying to make a comeback" in the high end TV market by rolling out Quantum Dot OLEDs sooner rater than later. The...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Active HDMI 2.1 Cables Might Be More Common

    8K displays were everywhere at CES this year, which means HDMI 2.1 had to be there to actually drive them. HDMI 2.1 basically existed as a standard and little more in 2018, but the Japanese site 4Gamer took a particularly hard look at the state of HDMI 2.1 at the trade show. Apparently, the...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Dimenco Keeps the 3D TV Flame Alive

    At the beginning of the decade, glasses free 3D displays were hyped as the next big leap in TV and monitor technology, but the 3D push from big manufacturers fizzled out years ago. However, IEEE Spectrum reports that at least one company was continuing to champion the concept at CES 2019. One of...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    LG Bends Big OLEDs at CES

    Samsung isn't the only one showing off plus-sized TVs at CES this year. New Atlas reports that LG showed off an 88-inch 8K OLED with tech to project 3.2.2 Dolby Atmos sound from the panel itself, though I'm not sure such a system would compare favorably to real surround-sound setups. They also...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Unveils MicroLED Displays

    As we've noted before, MicroLED displays represent a massive technological leap over LCDs, and displays with the tech are closer to commercialization than ever. Sony first showed off a 1080p "Crystal LED" prototype in 2012, and several other prototypes have come out since then. Now, following...
  9. E

    32" 1440p Monitor or TV for programming and some gaming

    I was happy with my 3x Dell U2412h (16:10 at 1200p) setup for quite a while, but one of the displays is slowly dying(brightness issues). Looking to replace this setup with a bunch of 32" monitors at 1440p. I want this panel size/resolution because the ppi matches my current setup, and I don't...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Graphene Pixels Could Lead to High Speed Reflective Displays

    Reflective displays, like those found in e-books, offer higher efficiency than the traditional, emissive displays you're probably reading this article on. But current reflective displays suffer from a limited color gamut and slow pixel response times. However, researchers from the Deflt...
  11. GoldenOne

    Tearing on secondary display when cloning displays

    So I've been trying to sort this for a while now. I have two displays, an acer x34P and an elgato 4k60 pro capture card. the x34p connected via displayport and the 4k60 pro via hdmi 2.0. (I have a dual-PC setup and am not using passthrough) When I "Clone" the displays, the display that is set...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Mini LED is the Next Step in LCD Backlight Tech

    While monitors an TVs with local backlight dimming already exist, and microLED emissive displays are somewhere on the horizon, display manufacturers seem to be chasing "mini LED" as the next big jump in LCD backlight tech. A report by Digitimes claims that LCDs with mini LED backlight already...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Develop New Manufacturing Process for 2D Nanosheets

    Researchers from UCLA, UT Austin, and Hunan University developed a novel way for making semiconducting nanosheets. The approach involves "electrochemical intercalation of quaternary ammonium molecules into 2-D crystals, followed by a mild sonication and exfoliation process." Among other things...
  14. S

    BIZARRE: Strange shadowy lines on my Dell U3415W Screen

    I've owned my Dell U3415W IPS monitor for over a year now and as time goes on, these strange shadowy-like lines get worse and worse. Not sure what it is. Wasn't like this at all when I purchased it. It started to appear after 6-7 months of use. Could it possibly be the so called "clouding"...
  15. J

    Samsung C27F591 Monitor and Windows 10

    Hi all, I bought the above monitor and I can't make it work properly on Windows 10. I have installed the driver from Samsung but I can't make the image look crispy and nice. This is how my Win bar looks like. The Device Manager shows this: When I update the driver (HDMI) the Wizard shows...
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