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  1. jackstawow

    Are these 27GL850 Defects Worth Getting a Replacement?

    I posted a few days ago in regards to somethings I noticed about my new 27GL850. Super happy with the monitor, but this being my first IPS and expensive panel, I naturally am very paranoid that I have a defective or bad panel. Thankfully this panels doesn't have any dead pixels and the blb on it...
  2. V

    Acer CG437K monitor or LG OLED TV?

    Hi there Thank you for allowing me to register on the forum. I'm looking to upgrade my current monitor which is a Dell Ultrasharp UP3216Q 4K monitor and I own a PC with an AMD 3950X and Nvidia 2080Ti to run 4K games. I don't wish to downsize as I find 27'' far too small and I'm no fan of...
  3. V

    Advice about a new setup for my personal gaming and workstation PC?

    Hello all! I was wondering if I could get some advice about a change that I was going to make to my personal workstation and gaming rig. My system is as follows: ------------- Ryzen 7 3800x---Corsair H100i Liquid Cooler---EVGA Hybrid Cooled RTX 2080 Super---16Gb (8+8) Gskill Trident RGB Memory...
  4. V

    My monitor keeps shutting off randomly, can anyone help?

    So I have two monitors one is plugged into my laptop's HDMI and the other into the USB C. The issue is that regardless of which monitor I plug the HDMI into they both start randomly shutting off at least twice a day every day. I've switched between 3 different HDMI cables, and nothing. Also, I...
  5. Y

    Monitor for single player games

    Hi! I want to buy a new monitor for gaming. My current pc has the following components: Processor: Intel i7 6700K Memory: 16GB DDR4 3200Mhz VGA: Geforce RTX 2080 I mostly play single player games. I want to choose a resolution(1440p or 4K) where my computer reaches a minimum of 60FPS for most...
  6. 5150Joker

    BenQ XL2746S - 240 Hz 0.5ms DyAc+ with FreeSync/GSync

    Ordered one of these bad boys on Amazon on Sunday and it was originally scheduled for May 14th thanks to the Chinese Coronavirus but it got bumped up to this Sunday so I'm pretty excited to get it. I'm currently using an Asus PG278Q 144 Hz G-Sync display which has served me really well the last...
  7. G

    Issue: finding a monitor arm for a solid wood desk

    I've been trying to find a mounted arm to support a drawing monitor (15 lbs, standard 75x75 mm vesa mount). The main problem I've had is finding one that fits my desk. I have a large solid wood desk with a relatively thick lip around the edge. Here is a quick sketch of the dimensions of the...
  8. euskalzabe

    How much better do you consider gaming at native resolution?

    I currently have a 32" QHD monitor. I usually game at 1080p, because I'm still using a 1060 3GB. I normally don't spend more than the $200 range of GPUs, which are geared for 1080p gaming. I'm wondering, then, when buying a monitor, would you still buy QHD? Or would I still be able to save some...
  9. lostinseganet

    The Looking Glass gets even better by upping their gaming to 8K rez

    Wow an 8K resolution monitor like this must be a wonderful look into 3D's future. [Keep watching there is more monitor than what's shown in the thumbnail.]
  10. R

    Help: Gaming Monitor upgrade for $300-$400 from Amazon

    Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 Gigabyte Model: Z170X-Gaming 3 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz (8 CPUs), ~4.0GHz Memory: 16384MB DirectX 11 GeForce GTX 970 Current: Dell 2407WFP-HC Looking for a Gaming Monitor upgrade for my current system...
  11. tim_m

    $799 LG 34GK950F-B 34" 21:9 WQHD 144Hz FreeSync2 - Amazon

    https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B0798Q8KG4/ I've been eyeing this monitor recently and it's back down to $799 on Amazon. 3rd party seller but fulfilled by Amazon so looks like it's covered by Amazon's free return policy? Any predictions for Black Friday deals on this or similar ultrawides or is...
  12. DrezKill

    "8K Association Sets Minimal Specs for 8K Ultra-HD TVs"

    "The 8K Association, a group led by leading makers of TVs and display panels focused to facilitate growth of the 8K ecosystem, this week introduced a list of minimal technical specifications that should be met by a TV carrying an 8K logotype. If the initiative is embraced widely by the industry...
  13. euskalzabe

    Any updates on Mini-LED or Micro-LEDs?

    Just wondering if anyone had read any juicy bits I've missed. I follow PCmonitors and TFTcentral, but it's been quiet for a while on these two fronts. I keep reading 144hz 32" QHD screens! 4K 144hz for the price of your kidney! Meanwhile, they're all the same garbage panels with crappy blacks...
  14. S

    Not Recognized By Monitor

    Hi, I have built a PC with the following specs: RAM - CRUCIAL 8GB PC4-19200U DDR4-2400MHZ x2 CPU - Intel Core i5-9400F Coffee Lake 6-Core 2.9 GHz (4.1 GHz Turbo) GPU - ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 Mini 8GB Motherboard - MSI B360M PRO-VDH LGA 1151 SSD - Crucial MX500 250GB SSD SSD - WD Blue 3D NAND...
  15. V

    South Australia: CRT Monitors

    Hello, I am desperately looking for flat screen CRT monitors that are at least 19" that are in working order (no scratches on the screen, no discolouration, etc.) I have been looking on and off since late last year and found none in South Australia on Gumtree, eBay, and Craigslist doesn't really...
  16. E

    32" 4K IPS for under 850?

    Hi all, I'm looking into getting a new 32" or 34" non-curved 4K monitor with good sRGB color accuracy. I've spent the last week looking at reviews and am down to a few models. I'm hoping to get some critical feedback on any of them, especially if you have had experience with multiples. Here...
  17. D

    Thoughts on Better Monitor than 2015 55" JS9000

    Would love to hear peoples thoughts as to what is better than the Samsung JS9000 55" I have been doing a lot more FPS and it would be great to have lower input lag, better colors and be able to take advantage of my 2080ti to its maximum potential. For me 55" seems to be the sweetspot. I do not...
  18. euskalzabe

    Philips 328E9FJAB review

    I recently got this Philips monitor from Newegg - it's original price is $330 and it went down to $289 a few days ago, so I figured, why not. I was debating between getting a 1440p 32" VA 144hz panel or a 75hz one with great colors, and the discount made the decision for me. Maybe my next one...
  19. euskalzabe

    HP Pavilion 27 Quantum Dot - First QDOG, out this month

    I was recently asking here about the importance of 144hz vs 10 bit color, and in the past week I've learned quite a lot from doing research online. Some important conclusions: - 144hz is not super important if you're not playing fast paced FPS games. - bit-depth and color gamut are related but...
  20. euskalzabe

    144hz VS 1 billion colors

    I've been on a 40" 4K TV for a while now. Last year I switched to an ultrawide because I wanted to try the experience without black bars when setting custom-res on the 16:9 panel. That didn't last long, as that panel ended up giving me pretty bad eye-strain issues. To eBay it went, and not it's...
  21. euskalzabe

    Eye-strain with new monitor - how did you deal with it?

    So, here's an unexpected update: in the past few months, I've been getting insane eye-strain, to the point that it's been making it hard to work home. I switched to an LG 29WK600 back in October 2018 (and I really liked it too), but I soon started to get dramatically worse discomfort. I don't...
  22. Cerulean

    Difference between 4K 42" TVs vs 4K 42" Monitors?

    Howdy! What is the difference between 4K 42" TVs and 4K 42" computer monitors? Why would I want to choose a TV over a computer monitor, vice versa?
  23. Dodge245

    VRR/Freesync Nvidia Display test thread

    Hi All, Thought i would stick a new thread together now that we have the VRR drivers from Nvidia, thoughts are we could put something together to share our experiences with our monitors, to give an idea of compatibility with VRR. To keep things simple we could use a template, and catalogue our...
  24. cageymaru

    VESA Introduces DisplayHDR True Black Standard for OLED and Emissive Displays

    VESA has announced that it has created a new variant of the DisplayHDR standard that promises up to 100X deeper black levels for OLED and other emissive displays. When compared to VESA's DisplayHDR 1000 performance tier; DisplayHDR True Black allows for up to 100X deeper black levels, a greater...
  25. cageymaru

    Samsung Announces New Monitors for Gaming and Content Creation

    Samsung has announced new members to its monitor family. First there is the CRG9 49" gaming monitor that features a super ultra-wide screen and dual QHD resolution (5120x1440). The monitor meets HDR10 standards with a peak brightness of 1,000 nits and local dimming. The display uses Samsung's...
  26. cageymaru

    Here Is the Samsung C32JG53 32" Curved Gaming Monitor

    PCTechHub on YouTube has been sent the all new Samsung C32JG53 32" curved gaming monitor with AMD FreeSync support to review. While the resolution is a letdown for productivity, the 144Hz refresh rate is great for gamers according to the reviewer. He goes over the pros and cons of the monitor in...
  27. S

    Monitor 1600x900 only show 1024x768

    I have 2 monitors, and the second is a LG w2043s (a little old) 1600x900, and I decided to move it as 20 cms and when I turn on my PC, it only shows 1024x768. an important detail is that I use a VGA adapter for DisplayPort, and it worked perfectly all month, but maybe it's the problem. I want to...
  28. N

    Can you provide me some quick help with picking a PC monitor?

    So, I have a crappy 20 inch hooked up to my second PC. I am looking for a new monitor (general usage, potentially gaming but I'm not a hardcore gamer with a picky eye) and I figure the deals now (Black Friday + Cyber Monday) mean now is the time to buy. What I'm looking for: 24" or bigger...
  29. M

    34" UW vs. Dual Setup

    Hi, I have a budget of ~$1,000 for my monitor setup. I'm debating between the Dell AW 34" Ultrawide or a dual 27" monitor setup. I plan on using these for photo/video editing and gaming on the side. The allure of the AW 34" is its ability to reproduce color fairly accurately while offering a...
  30. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  31. 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...
  32. X

    Absolute best display for lawyer (price irrelevant)

    Hello I am a lawyer who spends more time than I care to admit to staring at documents on a screen. All I really use my display for is word documents text PDFs. I am looking to purchase a screen that is 27-32 inches (still narrowing that range down), and would be very grateful for your...
  33. dvsman

    New Dell 49" display

    From: https://bgr.com/2018/10/15/new-dell-49-inch-monitor-productivity-beast/ "Dell designed the monitor, which boasts a 32:9 aspect ratio and 5120×1440 resolution, to be able to accommodate either one or two people comfortably. Picture-by-Picture mode allows for multi-tasking content from two...
  34. cageymaru

    Google Adds Features to the Youtube App to Remind Users to Unplug and Take a Break

    Google has gone the extra mile and added features to the YouTube app to allow users to take control of their digital well-being. Many people have become obsessed with their smartphones and watching YouTube. Notifications will alert them at night to tell them that a new video from their...
  35. M

    Samsung 55" Curved NU8500

    Hey Gents, Just letting you guys know I picked up this bad boy due to my failing eyesight to replace my AOC AGON 35QCX 200hz. Gotta say once properly set up it has not skipped a beat. https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/samsung/nu8500 There's a pretty decent review, I purchased mine in...
  36. HiCZoK

    Windows has encountered a BUG

    Ah... another year, another monitor with yet another bug crawling inside. Last year my trusty IIyama xb2483hsu-b2 got a visitor: And this year, few months old HP 27ea got a little asshole roommate. I blame the summer and not enough of a tight seal on a matrix of these monitors. But mostly...
  37. cageymaru

    Intel Drones Assist in the Preservation of the Great Wall of China

    Intel has sent drones to researchers to assist in the preservation of the Great Wall of China; specifically in the Jiankou section. By conducting surveys and taking thousands of high quality images, the drones have been instrumental in helping the preservationists to monitor the current state...
  38. Pieter3dnow

    AMD clarifies a bit more FreeSync 2 HDR (DisplayHDR 600) certification

    It seems that AMD has some kind of update on what exactly Freesync 2 HDR is exactly. http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/amd-clarifies-a-but-more-freesync-2-hdr-(displayhdr-600)-certification.html The monitor from Samsung described in the Guru3d article was also used in...
  39. R

    PCPer Reviews the ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ 4k 144Hz G-SYNC Monitor

    Ken Addison over at PC Perspective dove into ASUS' new ROG Swift PG27UQ, a 27", 4k, 144Hz, G-SYNC, HDR monitor. The 27" IPS screen can throw out 1000 nits of brightness, but only if you're willing to throw down $2,000. Check out the review here. It's a monitor.... with 3GB of DDR4-2400. What...
  40. cageymaru

    ACER Announces 49" and 55" 4K HDR Monitors

    ACER has announced 49" and 55" IPS 4K HDR monitors to be released on June 28, 2018 and June 21, 2018 respectively in Japan. Pricing isn't known on these yet. The 49" EB490QKbmiiipfx and 55" EB550Kbmiiipx displays share similar specs other than size. The HDR10 implementation on these monitors...
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