Dell 43-Inch P4317Q Multi-Client Monitor Could Make You Cry

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  1. Megalith

    Megalith 24-bit/48kHz Staff Member

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    I don’t know whether those are tears of happiness or sadness (it’s expensive, and, like most displays, probably has at least one annoying thing that keeps it from being perfect), but this big guy has been officially released. Here is an ongoing thread on this beast.

    The 108cm diagonal display panel used by the P4317Q is of the IPS type and uses a white LED edgelight system. This monitor screen is protected by a 2H level hardness coating with 44 per cent haze to provide a matte finish, reducing glare and any associated eye strain. Other key screen specs include a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels at 60Hz (DP only), pixel pitch of 0.2451mm, brightness of 350cd/m2 (typical), contrast ratio of 1000:1, an 8ms response time (grey to grey), and support for 1.06 billion colours.
     
  2. silent-circuit

    silent-circuit [H]ardForum Junkie

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    It's... basically trash unless you are using it for trading or office work, since it actually takes 4 inputs.

    Not very [H].
     
  3. Vercinaigh

    Vercinaigh Gawd

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    I actually think that is your opinion and actually is exactly what i have been waiting for, now just waiting for more options with these types of displays. Also, do you own one? No? Okay, your opinion piece is meaningless. I think it's very [H].
     
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  4. Quartz-1

    Quartz-1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    It's apparently not a KVM which renders its multi-display capabilities rather moot.
     
  5. Silverbolth

    Silverbolth n00b

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    Couldn't you just configure it with eyefinity or surround so it could act as one single screen?
     
  6. p.i.m.p

    p.i.m.p Gawd

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    yes you can.

    use it as a single 4K or 4x 1920x1080
     
  7. SixFootDuo

    SixFootDuo [H]ardness Supreme

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    Aggressive AG coating for extreme office conditions.
     
  8. Twisted Kidney

    Twisted Kidney 2[H]4U

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    I paid somewhere around $1300 for a 30" Dell monitor many moons ago.
     
  9. Vercinaigh

    Vercinaigh Gawd

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    Eh a lot of software out there that does this 100% perfectly fine if you want multi machine on one monitor. i have been doing that and audio over ethernet from my secondary rig to my main for like 6 years now, works a treat.
     
  10. The Cobra

    The Cobra 2[H]4U

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    I would never rec another Dell 4k monitor for as long as I draw breath. I have had four returns on my 32" 4k monitor from Dell. I still get the split screen effect all the time and the monitor going out of sync.
     
  11. LightningCrash

    LightningCrash 2[H]4U

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    Details sir...
     
  12. AK0tA

    AK0tA Gawd

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    8ms = no for me I need my vectorworks and open office much much more responsive timings than that.
     
  13. Cmdrmonkey

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    Why would anyone buy this instead of getting a 43 inch 4K TV for 1/3 the price?
     
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  14. castlefire

    castlefire n00b

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    I will stick to My LG31MU97
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  15. TXHardhead

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    Interesting monitor but I find it rather meh.

    I got impatient waiting for a big decent monitor capable 4K display that had Displayport input so I took a chance buying a Crossover 494K (49 inch LG IPS) several months ago and it has been running 4K @ 60hz flawlessly ever since,... and it even supports Freesync and HDMI 2.0. If you read around in the forums, some people have had a couple of issues with this monitor but I have had none. If you do get your hands on one, be sure to check and see if you have the latest firmware as I had to update mine when I got it.

    Big, beautiful and I got it for less than 1k.

    I'm still keeping an eye on newer stuff but I want to see more options with Displayport and the price on the bigger screens is going to have to come down for me to consider.

    1000+ for weeny 30-40 inch displays is so yesterday and what's the hangup with Displayport? The latest version of Displayport supports HDCP so it would be nice if companies would get their heads out of their rears and include this input in all of their products.
     
  16. TXHardhead

    TXHardhead n00b

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    Many 4K 'TV's don't have Displayport and have unacceptable levels of input lag which makes them ok for watching things, but maybe not so good for monitor use and gaming.
     
  17. silent-circuit

    silent-circuit [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Displayport is really a non-issue if you're talking about gaming, since most cards capable of driving at 4K display at any kind of reasonable rate -- from Nvidia at least, AMD's been stupid about this and requires adapters -- have HDMI 2.0 native anyway.
     
  18. GeorgelDelta

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    I just received it... amazing monitor. Please only judge after you see it. There is some screen burn in, but it is vewry low and temporary. No PWM or other stuff. Bright and colors look awesome!