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We really can't tell what he is seeing in person between the camera's biases compared to human eyesight, any compression, and our own monitor's biases and limitations.

- different cameras, camera settings, and lighting environments produce different results.
- Lighting environments change how our eyes and brains see contrast and intensity on both ends.
- Photos can be compressed
- You'd also need a near equal to or better OLED with similar settings on your end.

Ironically a picture isn't always worth a thousand words when it comes to things like this.
 
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Sony might have a sight edge in PQ cause of a better processor but lacks the features of the LG. From what I read even the 2020 model will only have 1 HDMI 2.1 port and only on the higher end models. The A series won't have it. Also Android os is lame. The LG can be had at almost half the cost to boot.
 

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Wow in particular is known for marathon gameplay sessions though so who knows if that would increase the risk slightly as far as HUD elements go.
That would describe me and how much I play wow. So if I can get burn out or image retention, I will get it lol.
 
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If I make this my main display for Wow, I won't be running any mods to minimize the burn out. If it destroys the display then so be it, I'll enjoy it while it lasts or I will prove that burn out is over rated. lol.

I was only running at 1440p for the mirror mode to work. A GTX 3000 is in my future!

+1 to the RTX 3000 upon release :)

I'm at a strong lean now for buying the 48" LG CX in June. Do you find the OLED reflections distracting or do you just get used to them after awhile? Do they ever effect game play during dark scenes? The reason I ask is it seems people mostly don't mind them but just about every photo of OLED next to LCD, the LCD looks total matte and the OLED shows lights, reflections, etc. like crazy. Are the photos exaggerating this reflection effect?
 

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+1 to the RTX 3000 upon release :)

I'm at a strong lean now for buying the 48" LG CX in June. Do you find the OLED reflections distracting or do you just get used to them after awhile? Do they ever effect game play during dark scenes? The reason I ask is it seems people mostly don't mind them but just about every photo of OLED next to LCD, the LCD looks total matte and the OLED shows lights, reflections, etc. like crazy. Are the photos exaggerating this reflection effect?
The reflection is only there because I moved back about 6 feet in order to get both screen in the picture. The camera is also making the reflection more visible. I haven't gamed enough to really answer that question but they are more visible than an LCD with matte finish.
 

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A lot of people on hardforum prefer glossy screens. I'm typing on a glossy 4k ips laptop atm, my 8.5" 3 yr old tablet is a glossy OLED, and so is my aging note phone. You get the richest colors and inkiest blacks with glossy screens.

You introduce light pollution to a screen and ruin it's contrast, saturation and color values with direct light sources even with antiglare type screens. AG just muddles the clarity of the reflection or turns it into a blob depending how aggressive it is.

Old pic of mine.. AG LCD next to Glossy CRT
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Old pic here below, not mine but I used to have the monitor model on the left with heavy AG:
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Vega's pic of removing the AG coating prob shows the difference the best:
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In my opinion, you should design your viewing environment around your monitor not the other way around. That means no direct light sources bouncing off the face of the monitor so in a proper setup all room lighting and unshuttered windows would be behind the backs of the monitors. In addition to that, HDR content specifically is designed for absolute values, not a slim SDR band that you have to tweak brighter or darker since SDR has a short belt to start with. HDR content's absolute values are designed based on a theater/home theater viewing environment. That means it is based on a quite dim to dark movie viewing environment.


I look at it the same way I look at setting up a 7.1 surround speaker environment but sort of opposite in consideration of light sources and the screen face. Where I want the 7 speakers all pointing inward toward my ears, I don't want any light source vectors slapping against the face of the glossy monitor.

That means the typical setup of putting a desk up against a wall like a bookshelf is one of the worst layouts since it acts as a catcher's mitt for all the light sources in the room and windows behind it.

Of course I don't have the luxury of setting up every room I use my laptop, tablet and phone in but I certainly can modify my computer room to suit my screen and (small format) surround speakers since I'm lucky enough to have a separate room for the pc setup, even if it's only around 12 x 9.5 where it is currently. If I ever set up in my rec room basement again someday I'll go back to putting a corner behind my chair with the pc desk facing out but for now I just shut the blinds on one of two windowed walls as needed and keep the desk against the other windowed wall.
 
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A lot of people on hardforum prefer glossy screens. I'm typing on a glossy 4k ips laptop atm, my 8.5" 3 yr old tablet is a glossy OLED, and so is my aging note phone. You get the richest colors and inkiest blacks with glossy screens.

Of course I don't have the luxury of setting up every room I use my laptop, tablet and phone in but I certainly can modify my computer room to suit my screen and (small format) surround speakers since I'm lucky enough to have a separate room for the pc setup, even if it's only around 12 x 9.5 where it is currently. If I ever set up in my rec room basement again someday I'll go back to putting a corner behind my chair with the pc desk facing out but for now I just shut the blinds on one of two windowed walls as needed and keep the desk against the other windowed wall.

Yeah, there's definitely levels to this. I've seen some real washed out crap. My monitors (Alienware 3440x1440, 34 inch and 4k BenQ 32 inch) both have fantastic AG in terms of blocking reflections. In terms of IQ hit, that depends on your perspective, but to me it's mild to moderate. The best I've seen so far in terms of balance is the Samsung QLEDs. I have one room in the house with a massive number of windows and giant skylights, so OLED was just not doable. However, aside from that extreme example, I agree you can fit your environment to your monitor, and just from seeing OLEDs in stores, I know they have superior IQ; so I'm probably going to pull the trigger on the 48 cx for my 1 window office. At the worst, I'll have to buy some heavy curtains.
 

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For those worried about burn-in, Best Buy Geek Squad protection covers it. I've heard stories about LG doing a courtesy replacement as well even though the standard 1 year warranty does NOT cover it. I picked up the added BB protection in case I develop something beyond a year and worst case I get a new panel.
 

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Yeah, there's definitely levels to this. I've seen some real washed out crap. My monitors (Alienware 3440x1440, 34 inch and 4k BenQ 32 inch) both have fantastic AG in terms of blocking reflections. In terms of IQ hit, that depends on your perspective, but to me it's mild to moderate. The best I've seen so far in terms of balance is the Samsung QLEDs. I have one room in the house with a massive number of windows and giant skylights, so OLED was just not doable. However, aside from that extreme example, I agree you can fit your environment to your monitor, and just from seeing OLEDs in stores, I know they have superior IQ; so I'm probably going to pull the trigger on the 48 cx for my 1 window office. At the worst, I'll have to buy some heavy curtains.

The point of my post was not just the level of grain's effect on image clartiy and high ppi text by nature of the film coating but that no matter what is on your screen surface you are still going to pollute the image if you hit it with direct light sources - so I recommended that you'd be better off setting up your room appropriately in the first place.

A light ag coating turns reflections into hazy objects like a depth of field effect, a heavier ag coating turns direct light sources into gradients of sheen on the screen. A blob whites out the most intense light sources reflected in coated screens. Reference monitors and some professional cameras come with hoods for a reason - any light pollution will wash out the calibrated settings (contrast, color saturation/vibrancy) to your eyes. Home theaters are dim to dark rooms for a reason. HDR uses absolute values for colors/brightness based on a dark theater viewing environment too.

Personally I will have other monitors in the room for desktop/app use and will almost always be using the OLED for gaming and full screen media playback (movies, streams, youtube, slideshows, etc). If I'm going to drill down into a game I'll close the shades on the adjacent wall's windows if not all of them depending. If I want a bright room I'll just use the other monitors until I want to game. I also use an oculus quest vr headset to game so I'm really not adverse to blocking out light when diving into a game world. :droid:

For those worried about burn-in, Best Buy Geek Squad protection covers it. I've heard stories about LG doing a courtesy replacement as well even though the standard 1 year warranty does NOT cover it. I picked up the added BB protection in case I develop something beyond a year and worst case I get a new panel.

That's news to me. I always thought LG's zero burn in coverage policy would make best buy not cover it I guess. If that's true it's pretty good news, as long as best buy stays solvent considering everything going on. :eek:
 
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Adding in regarding direct lighting on monitors that bias lighting goes a long way. My 32" gaming panel has a ring light of LED built into the back of it and I use small desk lamps behind both of my 43" monitors as well as a banker lamp alongside the leftmost one. The desk lamps have soft blue bulbs in them, the 32" monitor's back is set to white, and the banker one is red.

In my living room my big tv (VA 4k with low density FALD for now) has it's back to the picture window in the room. I put a floor lamp along the same wall on the left and right side of the TV that are on smart switches integrated into amazon alexa. The TV also has a long LED strip on the back of it for evening/dark ~ pulled blinds viewing.

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Apparently so far they still think the LG 2020 lineup should still ship on schedule:

https://www.cnet.com/news/lgs-2020-oled-tvs-ship-soon-start-at-1500-and-go-up-to-30000/

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Supposedly CRU - Custom Resolution Utility can be used to enable freesync on a C9 for AMD GPUs, I wonder if this works on the CX as well? (though it'll get official freesync support at some point as well):


It makes me wonder if manually limiting the freesync range to 96Hz could even allow one to enable 10bit HDR at 4k 4:2:0.
 
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uk product page is up. idk how long ago they posted it, first time I've seen it:

https://www.lg.com/uk/tvs/lg-oled48cx6lb


14.9 kg ~ 32.84888 Lbs. without stand so I'm pretty confident my "30 Lb max" monitor arm will be able to hold it. Will have to see. Otherwise one of those flat belt post floor stands
 

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uk product page is up. idk how long ago they posted it, first time I've seen it:https://www.lg.com/uk/tvs/lg-oled48cx6lb
Oddly enough there are actually two different product pages for the 48" CX, but from my quick glance they seem to be identical except for the mention of "Bluetooth easy paring" for 'LG's sound sync' being present on your link but not on this other one:
https://www.lg.com/uk/tvs/lg-oled48cx5lc

And I find it interesting that the UK product pages for both the 65" model and 48" model simply says "Yes" for freesync compatibility while the US product page for the 65" CX says it may not be available at launch. Similarly the UK product pages list a headphone jack output but no composite video input while the US product pages list a composite video input but no headphone jack output - yet looking at rear input photos, both the UK and US models actually have both the headphone output and the composite input!

Also I always find it hilarious whenever these sorts of product listings include a list a supposed compatible media formats when in reality the list almost always tends to be a fraction of what is actually supported. For example, back in February I discovered that multi-audio MKV/MP4 was supported in combination with SubStation Alpha soft subtitles, and even had the according on-screen GUI controls to toggle the audio track and subtitle track. Also it supported FLAC (up to 192KHz 24bit) and Opus audio, but as is typical 10bit AVC wasn't supported (but did support older video formats like VP8, VP6, WMV9, MPEG1, MPEG2, DivX, and Xvid).


Anyway, I couldn't help but notice the last two product photos - they clearly know their audience as the 55" models only just had a living room photo with football and a movie on the TV (click thumbnails for full size):
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And this is the banner background on LG's UK "OLED TVs" page which had overlayed text saying "All new 48-inch LG OLED TV for personal gaming" (again, click for full size):
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Nice. I would sit at least 40 inch away though, the viewing distance in those promo pics is ridiculous to me. hah.

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Since you mentioned audio formats it reminded me that I'm still curious about eArc is going to work on these. There were some issues with uncompressed hdmi audio formats on some LG OLED models last year.

I'm also wondering if I can use the monitor and eArc back to the surround receiver at my pc for uncompressed audio and how that would work exactly. I've experimented with the fake/ghost monitor trick before but found it too buggy with my setup so I'm hoping I can use eArc instead with this tv. The problem with the ghost monitor trick was that every time I turned the receiver off, for example using headphones or away from pc, the ghost monitor would drop out the array screwing up my window placements memorized by displayfusion pro. I use a lot of hotkeys for window placement combined with a stream deck so that made the fake monitor trick useless to me.
 
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They get these down to around a grand this fall, and the wife's tuition is paid for... I might grab one of these. Just put it on a stand behind the desk.

She even likes the idea of the monitor being behind the desk and having all of that space available :)
 

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I'd love to hear about eArc experiences as well. I've found nothing but discouraging experiences in my research. I'd love to spend a bunch of money on a nice receiver/speaker setup for my PC but with no assurance that I'm going to be able to handle the audio alongside 4k/120Hz, I've pretty much given up until next year...



Since you mentioned audio formats it reminded me that I'm still curious about eArc is going to work on these. There were some issues with uncompressed hdmi audio formats on some LG OLED models last year.

I'm also wondering if I can use the monitor and eArc back to the surround receiver at my pc for uncompressed audio and how that would work exactly. I've experimented with the fake/ghost monitor trick before but found it too buggy with my setup so I'm hoping I can use eArc instead with this tv. The problem with the ghost monitor trick was that every time I turned the receiver off, for example using headphones or away from pc, the ghost monitor would drop out the array screwing up my window placements memorized by displayfusion pro. I use a lot of hotkeys for window placement combined with a stream deck so that made the fake monitor trick useless to me.
 

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I normally use whatever surround I'd been using on my TV when I rarely upgrade the TV reciever (which has only happened a few times really). You could probably find a used 5.1 or 7.1 receiver (if things were normal) when someone upgrades theirs. Reputable sources though since recievers can blow out channels or have other glitches, buzzing, etc. I really don't upgrade my audio stuff often and it would not be likely that I'd do it back to back with a big monitor purcahse like this. If I didn't have the hand-me-down scenario and some old desktop speakers I've had forever I'd probably use headphones more.

What's nice about eArc when it works properly is that you don't have to pass the video signal through the reciever. You could send your pc or set top box, nvidia shield etc. to inputs on the tv and only send audio back to the reciever via the eArc port. That helps avoid having to buy an expensive 4k reciever upgrade just to pass 4k video through the reciever so you can get get sound like things used to work before eArc.

The problem was I think the LG C9 wouldn't pass uncompressed hdmi audio formats through it's eArc, at least when it was released. I don't know if it's solid on it now. Hopefully the CX won't have any such issues.
 
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Nice. I would sit at least 40 inch away though, the viewing distance in those promo pics is ridiculous to me. hah.

It'd probably be sensible if you were running a custom resolution of 3840x1600 though since the PPI of the 48" model is the same as your typical 24" 1080p monitor.

Similarly, I've found out via a guy asking for help with CRU that at least the C9 natively supports 3840x1080 at 120Hz when GPU scaling is disabled. The resulting image was stretched, but it's unclear if this is simply because the guy in question did not set the correct scaling mode on his TV (to whatever mode is the one that displays pixels "as is" without any scaling) or if the TV always stretches such uber ultra wide resolutions to 16:9.
 

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She even likes the idea of the monitor being behind the desk and having all of that space available :)

Indeed. Using the desk as an "island" and the OLED as a "stage" (as per the brilliant elvn) has made even the 55" quite palatable for me. I love the extra desk space it affords, and my eyes appreciate the physical distance from the screen as well.
 

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According to he avsforum thread, the PCM issues still exist on the C9. I do actually have gear here to test that but I'd rather take their word for it than go through that hassle.

No doubt, #FirstWorldProblems. 😄
 

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Indeed. Using the desk as an "island" and the OLED as a "stage" (as per the brilliant elvn) has made even the 55" quite palatable for me. I love the extra desk space it affords, and my eyes appreciate the physical distance from the screen as well.
I moved to wallmount my monitor last year for this exact reason. Does make a much more difficult upgrade path for a standing desk, however.
 

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I have a standing desk so I’m really hoping we find an arm mount that can support the weight of the 48

There are a few options from ergotron kasakka and I were talking about a little earlier in this thread same thread:

I would recommend the Ergotron HX because it seems to have a far more heavy duty tilt features than most others. I got a Multibrackets VESA gas lift arm "HD" that was supposed to support up to 21 kg but because of its tilt feature my 49" super ultrawide tilts forward on it probably due to its width. This is a pretty common problem on monitor arms when you put heavy or wide displays on one. I'll return the Multibrackets arm and the the Ergotron. You will also need a VESA 300x200 adapter bracket unless they have changed it for the 48" model but pretty much any adapter that goes from VESA 100x100 to 300x200 should work fine.

The HX arm seems smaller they do say they support up to 41 Lbs so would be a more sure bet weight wise. They go for around $265 + tax so are in the same ballpark as the ergotron LX HD ones. I think they are smaller but made a lot stronger to 41 LB probably so that they're capable of having a dual LCD bracket on them to support two smaller lcds from what I've seen in some of the pictures/models of the ergotron HX.

The ergotron LX HD I have are only spec'd to 30 LB but I'm pretty confident that they would be able to hold the LG 48" CX 's 14.9 kg ~ 32.84888 Lbs.without stand once I tighten all the fittings with the allen wrench. Will have to see to be certain of course. Otherwise one of those flat belt post floor stands for my scenario. For a standing desk you'd have to make sure of the max weight and what ease the lifting mechanism has under heavy weight.

48" CX is 32.8 LB.
ergotron LX HD is 17.5 LB.
ergotron HX's shipping weight is around the same ~ 17.6 LB.

So the standing desk would have around 50 LB on it just counting the TV~ monitor and one of the heavy duty arms. That doesn't take into consideration any other peripherals on the desk and your own hands/arms weight resting and pushing peripherals around on it.

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The ergotron LX HD on a cintiq 27" art/drawing screen showcased in an install video from lawrencecandraw on youtube:
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Me installing the arm on one of my 43" 4k VA tvs-as-monitors. It came with some vesa extension "wing" arms that connected from the main arm's vesa holes to make a metal "X" but I had that plasma adapter plate so I used that instead.

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Example showing the ergotron LX HD which uses a pole style arm for greater height options:
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Example showing the ergotron HX's shorter arm style since it doesn't use a pole. You would have to make certain of the clearance and if it fit it probably wouldn't be much above the top of desk and wouldn't allow much vertical wiggle room.
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Some examples of floor TV stands with flat belt style pillars that would keep the monitor height and adjustments separate from a desk. I think these kinds of stand require hands on for loosening and re-tightening of the extension pole when adjusting the height.

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For a standing desk you might be better off just mounting a short 3rd party TV stand with some tilt and swivel capability directly to the desk surface.

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I'm thinking on a monitor arm it would be nice to have some capability to bring it forward if needed. This would make for example playing at 1440p with 1:1 pixel mapping better or maybe playing in ultrawide resolution.

It's also worth mentioning that the VESA mount on the LG TVs are on the lower portion of the back, not right at the center.
 

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I'm also wondering if I can use the monitor and eArc back to the surround receiver at my pc for uncompressed audio and how that would work exactly.
I'd love to hear about eArc experiences as well. I've found nothing but discouraging experiences in my research. I'd love to spend a bunch of money on a nice receiver/speaker setup for my PC but with no assurance that I'm going to be able to handle the audio alongside 4k/120Hz, I've pretty much given up until next year...
I have eArc working from my second PC (GTX 680) to LG CX 55" to Denon AVR X3400H. I don't know how to determine whether the audio is uncompressed, though. Windows 10 Sound properties shows allows 24 bit, 192000 Hz (Studio Quality) and the test correctly plays sounds on all 5.1 channels:

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However, there is a power up issue with this. I power off my computers daily while leaving the LG CX on standyby and most of the time it powers up and the sound is chipmunk style. I've done various things but recently I have found that setting the format to 16 bit, 32000Hz and then back to 24 bit, 192000 Hz solves the problem.
 

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I really want an OLED gaming "monitor" but I'm not sure I can deal with the size. I would be about 2.5 ft away from it which I think is right on the edge of minimum distance for the size and resolution.

The one thing I can't get out of my head is how amazing Cyberpunk 2077 would look on this TV. I've never owned an OLED but I know how awesome those perfect blacks can be. Currently rocking a 3440x1440p ultrawide that I love but I still get that IPS backlight bleed and CP is a dark game sometimes. Plus I wonder if it would be easy to play fps games on a TV of this size. I feel like it would feel weird.
 
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I really want an OLED gaming "monitor" but I'm not sure I can deal with the size. I would be about 2.5 ft away from it which I think is right on the edge of minimum distance for the size and resolution.

The one thing I can't get out of my head is how amazing Cyberpunk 2077 would look on this TV. I've never owned an OLED but I know how awesome those perfect blacks can be. Currently rocking a 3440x1440p ultrawide that I love but I still get that IPS backlight bleed and CP is a dark game sometimes. Plus I wonder if it would be easy to play fps games on a TV of this size. I feel like it would feel weird.

Optimal distance will cure any compatibility concerns you might have with any particular kind of game. I've experimented comparing my 55" and looking at a few 49" in store, and personally for a 48", I find a head to screen distance of 40"-48" ideal. Your mileage may vary but personally I think 36" is too close. [Edit: I just realized you said 2.5 feet, not 3, which is 30", that's definately too close IMO].

I too would prefer that they release a 40"-43" inch so I wouldn't have to alter my desk setup at all. However, I've waited long enough for a display with all these features, so I'm going to get a desk that's about 10" wider (I could use the extra desk space anyway, so it's not completely wasted for the TV). Then I'll either wall mount it behind the desk, or mount it on some kind of aisle-style stand. I can't decide yet. This will put my head around 44" from the screen, which is perfect.

Edit: I should also point out I won't be using this as my sole display, but for gaming, Youtube, etc.
 
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VERY interesting logic that some of you are using when I hear, "It's just too large of a display." So, this would also mean "you" would never have a multi monitor setup? A larger screen is the same exact thing minus all the bezels. Especially at 4K which this monitor is a contender with it's 120hz @ 4K if you concider gaming .... also, nVidia's next generation Ampre is due to ship later this year. They are suggesting 20 - 30% increase is GPU performance. This would put 4K @ 120hz in the 100fps range on ultra settings. We are still 3 - 4 years away before we get 120 - 144hz @ 4K gaming performance. And this is only if we see a 20% gain in 2022 and another 20% gain in 2024. Anyways.

Something for everyone here to consider.

I'm in a tuff spot only because I have a Samsung NU8000 55" that does 120hz @ 1440p. I want this display, trust me but I wouldn't be gaining a whole lot. Size I have, fast refresh rate, I have, low input lag, I have. However the OLED, black levels / contrast would be nice. BTW, 2019 55" Samsung's can be found right now in the $600 range if your main concerns are the size and refresh rates. Just putting that out there.

I think what I will do is just use the money I have earmarked for this display and get the new 3080 ti. I'm still not sure. I really wish I could see one of these in person with game content on the screen.

But, who knows. I still think $1500 is a bit much.

In closing, I want to make a suggestion to those of you worried about the size of this display vs your current desktop. These is absolutely NOTHING stopping any of you from changing out your ... what I am going to assume is a consumer grade desk, whatever you may have to a larger commercial desk.

When I moved to the 55", I was already using a larger commercial desk that was much wider. Many of you should have access to a used office furniture location. Call around and go take a look. You will all be surprised at how larger some of these desks are and not just that but commerical desks are also built much more robust vs, for example, the L shaped glass desk you might have. Commercial desks are usually a bit longer and a bit wider as many of you will know.

Below, my 55" on a commercial desk. I'm a good 4 1/2 feet from this 55" And, for those of you that insist on having all those terrible bezels because this somehow makes having a lot of display area on your desk ... acceptable .. I've re-added in the bezels for those types so ya'll can feel better. lol.

What did my used commercial desk cost me? $75

Oh, and having a 120hz mouse cursor is .... really addicting.

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VERY interesting logic that some of you are using when I hear, "It's just too large of a display." So, this would also mean "you" would never have a multi monitor setup? A larger screen is the same exact thing minus all the bezels
I turn my head to look at the other monitors that have things such as guides or tutorials for work, looking up something on wowhead, etc. Also,many people just don't have the room in their room for bigger desks. What you gain in desktop space you end up losing in floor space when you drop these larger monitors behind your desk.

The size of this monitor sucks ass but I am probably going to do whatever it takes to make it work as a gaming monitor.
 

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The difference with multi-monitor setups is you typically turn your body/head to look at the other screens. You really aren't looking at all of your screens at once, you're switching between them. If you're using multi-monitor surround as a single screen for gaming then it would be the same as one big screen, but otherwise you're going to want the screen further back than a typical multi-monitor setup so you can focus on the entire screen at once.

I have a 27" as my center screen with several 24" screens around it, and I plan on having the 48" sit a bit further back
 

damstr

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VERY interesting logic that some of you are using when I hear, "It's just too large of a display." So, this would also mean "you" would never have a multi monitor setup? A larger screen is the same exact thing minus all the bezels. Especially at 4K which this monitor is a contender with it's 120hz @ 4K if you concider gaming .... also, nVidia's next generation Ampre is due to ship later this year. They are suggesting 20 - 30% increase is GPU performance. This would put 4K @ 120hz in the 100fps range on ultra settings. We are still 3 - 4 years away before we get 120 - 144hz @ 4K gaming performance. And this is only if we see a 20% gain in 2022 and another 20% gain in 2024. Anyways.

Something for everyone here to consider.
I don't mind multi monitor setups however I would never try to game across multiple monitors especially with the bezels breaking up the displays.

My current desk is 31 1/2 ft deep which would put me about 2 1/2 ft from the TV. I'm not sure that's enough. I don't want to feel like I am sitting in the front row of a movie theater which is my biggest fear. If I had to buy a new desk just for this to work then I would just skip this TV until OLED's come down to more reasonable sizes whenever that may be.

As for performance I am hoping that DLSS 2.0 will make a bigger splash. I'm expecting CP 2077 to have it with how closely they are working with NVIDIA on the game.
 
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Some gameplay footage of the CX as well as a comparison between the CX and the Q90R for anyone interested.



 
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