PG32UQX - ASUS 32" 4K 144 Hz HDR1400 G-Sync Ultimate

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Truth - re OLED... But 27 is a weird size. 1440p is optimal for it - but as an example, Sony has ignored 1440p recognizing that most customers are content with HD & 4K. 32 never took off because everyone shifted priority to fast refresh just as the 32 60s came out...but it's a good 4k size

With 144 Hz 4k becoming available at 32, I predict that the larger screen size will be attractive to the competitive crowd - given that a 1/3 larger (24) or 20% larger (27) image on screen and GPUs that can push 4k into the 100s are likely to be seen as advantages. (there will, of course be people who think they need faster refresh than 144 - but do you, really?). Anyway - if the competitive crowd jumps in, the fan boys, wannabes and kids with grandma's cc will help drive prices down for the rest of us.

None of which will benefit me - as I don't intend to wait two more product cycles :/
I think the competitive crowd will stick to 1080p and 1440p at 240 and 360 Hz before jumping into 4K 144 Hz. Partly because it's cheaper to have a GPU capable of running 240-360 fps in those games at 1080p/1440p than at 4K. Likewise people prefer that they have this small enough window to look at so they can see the UI easily etc. For most 32" is a massive monitor.

I do hope the 32" models become a hit so there is more competition, more panel models etc so prices go down and quality up.
 

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32" helps me feel immersed in the game, but more than that, it's big enough for productivity purposes that I can have it as my only monitor, and thus free up a lot of space on the desk.

Have folks considered the existing (and available) Acer 43" 4K w/ 144Hz? https://www.amazon.com/Acer-CG437K-Pbmiiippuzx-Compatible-DisplayHDR/dp/B07Z1212CQ

Or the new Gigabyte https://www.tweaktown.com/news/7853...144hz-gaming-monitor-with-hdmi-2-1/index.html
The CG437K has no local dimming, and there is no information yet about a local dimming feature on the FV43U. May as well get the LG 48 CX/C1 at that price.
 

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1440p at 240 and 360 Hz
I think the alleged benefit of 240 and certainly 360 is fully into confirmation bias territory. While I can't cite to any peer reviewed double blind test results... There are a bunch of YouTube vids showing that the jump from 144-240 is rarely proven
 
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144hz+gsync is all you need in terms of motion smoothness. imho. more hz is better but 144 is just enough.
 

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I think the alleged benefit of 240 and certainly 360 is fully into confirmation bias territory. While I can't site to any peer reviewed double blind test results... There are a bunch of YouTube vids showing that the jump from 144-240 is rarely proven
Diminishing returns. 60 to 144 is a 9ms per frame difference while 144 to 240 is only 3ms, and 240 to 360 is only 2ms.
 

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Yeah that's exactly what everyone said when I bought my X27 at launch. It is now almost 3 years later and nothing has changed which is exactly what will happen with the 32.

In that three years, I sold my X27 after a year, got the non fald 4k144 10bit nitro then sold that for the AW55 that got destroyed, went down to a C9 LG oled, then a 48cx and now back to a PG27UQ + 48cx on the side
 

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In that three years, I sold my X27 after a year, got the non fald 4k144 10bit nitro then sold that for the AW55 that got destroyed, went down to a C9 LG oled, then a 48cx and now back to a PG27UQ + 48cx on the side
I've sold and repurchased a X27/PG27UQ 3x now like a doofus. One second I get tired of it the next I realize it's as good as it gets. The 32" version will basically eliminate all my major gripes (27 is for ants + FALD zones are a bit too big).

Really wished I kept the last X27 to hold me over since I paid $750 for it locally.
 

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I think the alleged benefit of 240 and certainly 360 is fully into confirmation bias territory. While I can't cite to any peer reviewed double blind test results... There are a bunch of YouTube vids showing that the jump from 144-240 is rarely proven

While those refresh rates are not going to translate into better playing performance (as far as ranking etc goes), they do translate into less motion blur and smoother, more responsive feel. I tried playing Overwatch with my friend's Samsung G7 at 1440p 240 Hz/fps and it looked and felt very good. Like with anything it's what things you value more. I'm in the 4K 120+ Hz camp as I play exclusively single player games with an emphasis on visuals whereas my friend plays exclusively multiplayer games so he values high refresh rates and framerates more.
 

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While those refresh rates are not going to translate into better playing performance (as far as ranking etc goes), they do translate into less motion blur and smoother, more responsive feel. I tried playing Overwatch with my friend's Samsung G7 at 1440p 240 Hz/fps and it looked and felt very good. Like with anything it's what things you value more. I'm in the 4K 120+ Hz camp as I play exclusively single player games with an emphasis on visuals whereas my friend plays exclusively multiplayer games so he values high refresh rates and framerates more.
Well - and that's what I'm getting at. A 120hz 32 inch 4k might be the bomb.

I'm certainly hoping for that

I'm like you, though - I like the visuals. I've got friends who started out having to turn down the visual goodies b/c their computer could not handle the shaders and what not... But then found themselves more competitive in something that to me looked like a ghastly arcade game - despite being a AAA title. I think, as you put it - it really comes down to what the individual wants out of it... And if the confidence inspired by numbers makes someone feel better (even though a test might show they're not, actually) - - well then who am I to argue against their 'lucky socks'?
 
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32" helps me feel immersed in the game, but more than that, it's big enough for productivity purposes that I can have it as my only monitor, and thus free up a lot of space on the desk.

Have folks considered the existing (and available) Acer 43" 4K w/ 144Hz? https://www.amazon.com/Acer-CG437K-Pbmiiippuzx-Compatible-DisplayHDR/dp/B07Z1212CQ

Or the new Gigabyte https://www.tweaktown.com/news/7853...144hz-gaming-monitor-with-hdmi-2-1/index.html
I use the CG437K using one DP cable (so only 120hz) for about a year now at home and have a 43" Vizio M at the office. I really do not see the black crush that some people talked about on a VA panel on day to day use. I guess it also depends on what kind of games/media you play. I'm older so I don't play a lot of action games. The most action oriented games I'm currently playing are Armored Warfare, Mech Warrior 5, Project Wingman and FFXIV and I have not notice any black crush in them. Also, even with a 3080 you'll have to make a choice as to if you want to run your games at full 4K in high detail but only getting about 60hz or drop graphic quality or lower the res to run them at higher fps. There's some light bleed on the edges on both if you have a dark scene but I really don't notice it on day to day use. . I'm pretty happy with both but may end up upgrading the office one to a the ASUS PG43UQ once I start spending more time in the office again or I may end up getting a 50" QN90A as the price are very close (just need to see if I can rearrange things to use a 50").
 
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There's also a whole bunch of new monitors on the way. Here's a list of 4K monitor most with over 1000 zone FALD, HDR1000+ 60-144hz in the 27" to 32" range scheduled for release this year

ASUS PG32UQX : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
ACER X32 : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
Viewsonic XG321UG : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
ASUS PG27UQX : 27” IPS 4K 144Hz, DCI-P3 97%, HDR1000, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 576 zones
ASUS PA32UCG : 32” IPS 4K 120Hz, DCI-P3 97%, HDR1600, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO, HDMI 2.1
ASUS PA32UCX-P
: 32” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3 99%, HDR1000, 1200nits, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO
ASUS PA27UCX-P : 27” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3 99%, HDR1000, 1200nits, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO
DELL UP3221Q : 31.5” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3, HDR1000, MiniLED 2000 zones
 
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ASUS board room: "How do we make our product names so close that they become hard to tell apart?"
 

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Early review in German: https://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.p...1-400-nits.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true

EDIT: Some choice quotes running it through Google Translate:

"...the PG32UQX offers 1152 dimming zones. The dimming works very small-scale and fast. If you move a mouse on a black background, you will still see slight halo effects, but these are much less pronounced than we have seen so far. However, the mini-LED solution does not come close to an OLED panel."

"In order for 144 Hz to be possible together with the UHD display, ASUS has to fall back on DSC technology. The color transmission is then reduced from real 10 bits to 8 bits + FRC. It is a shame that the DisplayPort is still the limit in 2021, but the solution chosen by ASUS represents a good middle ground. Unlike with chroma subsampling, hardly any differences are noticeable in operation."

"The built-in IPS panel is specified with a response time of 4 ms (GtG) at the highest overdrive setting and it quickly becomes apparent that compromises have to be accepted when it comes to streaking. With the maximum overdrive position, drag effects are also clear and are then combined with a slight overshooting, which is why we prefer to use the medium OD setting despite the more visible streaks."

"As usual, we measured the input lag with the Leo Bodnar tool. We came to an average of 13.63 ms. The 32-incher is therefore not too fast."

While this isn't exactly meant to be a gaming display but it sounds like you are making some clear compromises on top of paying a lot for this display. Personally I can't tell a difference in 8-bit + FRC vs 10-bit color so that's IMO not an issue and understand that mini-LED will not be as granular as OLED's pixel level dimming. The input lag is pretty disappointing considering ASUS has had very low input lag on most of their displays for years. I wonder if the mini-LED plays into this. I think we will see when Samsung gets the mini-LED version of the G9 out.
 
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Early review in German: https://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.p...1-400-nits.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true

EDIT: Some choice quotes running it through Google Translate:

"...the PG32UQX offers 1152 dimming zones. The dimming works very small-scale and fast. If you move a mouse on a black background, you will still see slight halo effects, but these are much less pronounced than we have seen so far. However, the mini-LED solution does not come close to an OLED panel."

"In order for 144 Hz to be possible together with the UHD display, ASUS has to fall back on DSC technology. The color transmission is then reduced from real 10 bits to 8 bits + FRC. It is a shame that the DisplayPort is still the limit in 2021, but the solution chosen by ASUS represents a good middle ground. Unlike with chroma subsampling, hardly any differences are noticeable in operation."

"The built-in IPS panel is specified with a response time of 4 ms (GtG) at the highest overdrive setting and it quickly becomes apparent that compromises have to be accepted when it comes to streaking. With the maximum overdrive position, drag effects are also clear and are then combined with a slight overshooting, which is why we prefer to use the medium OD setting despite the more visible streaks."

"As usual, we measured the input lag with the Leo Bodnar tool. We came to an average of 13.63 ms. The 32-incher is therefore not too fast."

While this isn't exactly meant to be a gaming display but it sounds like you are making some clear compromises on top of paying a lot for this display. Personally I can't tell a difference in 8-bit + FRC vs 10-bit color so that's IMO not an issue and understand that mini-LED will not be as granular as OLED's pixel level dimming. The input lag is pretty disappointing considering ASUS has had very low input lag on most of their displays for years. I wonder if the mini-LED plays into this. I think we will see when Samsung gets the mini-LED version of the G9 out.

Without question the 48cx will be the better choice for gaming....but for watching pron and avoiding those pesky brazzer logos burning in and also productivity work....its not like we have much choice here, unless to wait for a non fald option which is a no go for ips for me.
 

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That input lag measurement won’t be correct at all. It’s got a Gsync module so will be next to nothing. Not much in the way of testing or numbers to go on from that review really
 

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It has the same input lag as the X27/PG27UQ which was a total non issue for me and the same overdrive characteristics (keep it on medium). Input lag is definitely related to the local dimming which they've managed to keep intact where as Samsung TV's neuter their FALD algorithm in game mode to keep #'s acceptable.

It's exactly what we expected, a bigger, brighter PG27UQ with smaller dimming zones. Now where can I buy one.
 

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There's also a whole bunch of new monitors on the way. Here's a list of 4K monitor most with over 1000 zone FALD, HDR1000+ 60-144hz in the 27" to 32" range scheduled for release this year

ASUS PG32UQX : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
ACER X32 : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
Viewsonic XG321UG : 32" IPS 4K 144Hz, Rec.2020 89.5%, HDR1400, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 1152 zones, DSC
ASUS PG27UQX : 27” IPS 4K 144Hz, DCI-P3 97%, HDR1000, Gsync Ultimate, MiniLED 576 zones
ASUS PA32UCG : 32” IPS 4K 120Hz, DCI-P3 97%, HDR1600, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO, HDMI 2.1
ASUS PA32UCX-P
: 32” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3 99%, HDR1000, 1200nits, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO
ASUS PA27UCX-P : 27” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3 99%, HDR1000, 1200nits, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO
DELL UP3221Q : 31.5” IPS 4K 60Hz, DCI-P3, HDR1000, MiniLED 2000 zones
Are we missing one of the Asus 32's?

I thought there was a 4k / 32 / 144 that did not have 1152 zones... But like 8 or something?

-- or at least AUO was producing one and I presumed Asus was building a monitor from the panel... I just don't remember :/
 
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It has the same input lag as the X27/PG27UQ which was a total non issue for me and the same overdrive characteristics (keep it on medium). Input lag is definitely related to the local dimming which they've managed to keep intact where as Samsung TV's neuter their FALD algorithm in game mode to keep #'s acceptable.

It's exactly what we expected, a bigger, brighter PG27UQ with smaller dimming zones. Now where can I buy one.

Input lag is not related to FALD. If it was then every FALD monitor would have lag >10ms like the PG32UQX, yet the PG35VQ with 512 zones has very low lag.

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It has the same input lag as the X27/PG27UQ which was a total non issue for me and the same overdrive characteristics (keep it on medium). Input lag is definitely related to the local dimming which they've managed to keep intact where as Samsung TV's neuter their FALD algorithm in game mode to keep #'s acceptable.

It's exactly what we expected, a bigger, brighter PG27UQ with smaller dimming zones. Now where can I buy one.
I TOO WANT HAS!
 

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ASUS PA32UCG : 32” IPS 4K 120Hz, DCI-P3 97%, HDR1600, Dolby Vision, Freesync, MiniLED 1152 zones, OCO, HDMI 2.1

I waited almost 2 damn years since this stupid monitor was announced. I’ve seen it listed by a private distributor in Los Angeles for about 6.7K. I am starting to believe this monitor was sampled to movie production and some of the game studios near by. (Or privately sold, no wide release.)

I have very little faith in ASUS at this point. I went ahead and went with an Apple Pro XDR. Works out of the box with the Belkin Sync Cable and Windows/3080 RTX.

Getting anything for VRR / HDR on PC or Mac without having to resort to buying another TV has been an absolute shit show.
 

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Well then what's the discrepancy? Both 1440p models with a Gsync Ultimate module are in the 6ms range while the 4K versions are 12ms.

I mean I can't say what exactly but there's plenty of non FALD monitors with higher lag than others so must be one of those other factors, could even be resolution like you pointed out that's causing it since the CX also has a higher input lag when running at 4k vs 1440p. This is kinda like when LG first released their new fast Nano IPS panels, everyone said the reason why the response times are so fast is because LG had to sacrifice contrast ratio from 1000:1 to 700:1 in order to achieve that....until the 27GN950 came out and delivered the same fast response times without lowering the contrast at all proving that there is no correlation between contrast ratio and response time. Regardless of what is behind the higher input lag though, it's still like you said,13ms of input lag on the PG32UQX is a non issue.
 
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Well then what's the discrepancy? Both 1440p models with a Gsync Ultimate module are in the 6ms range while the 4K versions are 12ms.
The PG27UQ is sacrificing in the pixel response time area in order to be more color accurate compared to the PG35VQ. The signal processing time is actually faster on the PG27UQ.

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PG27UQ is an AHVA IPS-type display, so it didn't need to sacrifice much to get pixel response times down while still being very accurate.
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On the other hand, the PG35VQ being an AMVA VA-type panel it has a lot of error inherent in speeding up the pixel response times while still not being as fast as the PG27UQ.
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The PG27UQ has 97% DCI-P3 coverage while the PG35VQ only has 88% coverage in that color space.
 

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Thank God for the Marine Corps.

I am now a master of 'Hurry Up, and Wait'.

However - damnit - I'm having to restrain myself from calling Asus and demanding to know when Best Buy* will have stock







*...because if 2020/21 has taught me anything - unless BB has it, I can't get it
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Early review in German: https://www.hardwareluxx.de/index.p...1-400-nits.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true

EDIT: Some choice quotes running it through Google Translate:

"...the PG32UQX offers 1152 dimming zones. The dimming works very small-scale and fast. If you move a mouse on a black background, you will still see slight halo effects, but these are much less pronounced than we have seen so far. However, the mini-LED solution does not come close to an OLED panel."

"In order for 144 Hz to be possible together with the UHD display, ASUS has to fall back on DSC technology. The color transmission is then reduced from real 10 bits to 8 bits + FRC. It is a shame that the DisplayPort is still the limit in 2021, but the solution chosen by ASUS represents a good middle ground. Unlike with chroma subsampling, hardly any differences are noticeable in operation."

"The built-in IPS panel is specified with a response time of 4 ms (GtG) at the highest overdrive setting and it quickly becomes apparent that compromises have to be accepted when it comes to streaking. With the maximum overdrive position, drag effects are also clear and are then combined with a slight overshooting, which is why we prefer to use the medium OD setting despite the more visible streaks."

"As usual, we measured the input lag with the Leo Bodnar tool. We came to an average of 13.63 ms. The 32-incher is therefore not too fast."

While this isn't exactly meant to be a gaming display but it sounds like you are making some clear compromises on top of paying a lot for this display. Personally I can't tell a difference in 8-bit + FRC vs 10-bit color so that's IMO not an issue and understand that mini-LED will not be as granular as OLED's pixel level dimming. The input lag is pretty disappointing considering ASUS has had very low input lag on most of their displays for years. I wonder if the mini-LED plays into this. I think we will see when Samsung gets the mini-LED version of the G9 out.

The weird thing about the input lag measurement and comments in the review is that when Hardware Luxx tested the PG27UQ, they said the following:

"In our opinion, the input lag could be a bit better, because we determined 23.6 ms with the Leo Bodnar tool. Other devices can do that much better."
Hardware Luxx Asus PG27UQ Review

They're using the same tool but not sure if their methodology changed. But compared against that, the PG32UQX actually shows dramatic improvement. So I dunno what to make of it.
 

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Thank God for the Marine Corps.

I am now a master of 'Hurry Up, and Wait'.

However - damnit - I'm having to restrain myself from calling Asus and demanding to know when Best Buy* will have stock
DRILL SERGEANT: "I don't know what you've been told!"
RUNNING MARINES: "We don't know where this thing is sold!"
 

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When I see this thread update, it gets my dick [H].... but then when I click in the inevitable dissapointment leaves me [F]lacid and angry.
I've taken to scrolling Digitimes and other SEA oriented news sites just for leaks /hints. The news from late last year is why I changed the title of my thread on the 32s to 'delays' till 2H' 2021. Water shortages, labor shortages, glass and other upstream shortages and an industry waiting for someone else to be first is maddening. Constant news like this:
https://www.digitimes.com/news/a20210428PD211.html

With all the announcements (Gigabyte, Viewsonic, Asus etc.) , I think the industry analysts see a market for 32 4k... But they're apparently in no rush to test the waters. Asus' slow roll on the PA and absurd pricing isn't likely inspire confidence.

Should some company push out a $1500 range 4k fast IPS - I think they'll sell out and we will be in the 'where is the supply' problem (demand outstrips products) - but at $3k-$5k... Only a few whales and professionals are grabbing them.
 

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Would this 32" miniLED monitor be better than a LG OLED CX?

I know it has 24hz more, and most likely less input latency and a gsync module, and has HDR1400.

But 24hz I believe won't be noticeable, and the 800-900 nits peak brightness on the CX is plenty and already looks fantastic in HDR games, I doubt the extra 400-500 nits would look too much better?

It might have less input latency, but the CX does already have low input latency and is actually pretty responsive in my experience, and even there is no gsync module in the CX it still feels buttery smooth. The CX has a larger 48" screen, so I feel that is more immersive than a 32".

So, is it worth me spending double the money to get this 32" monitor when available?
 

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Would this 32" miniLED monitor be better than a LG OLED CX?

I know it has 24hz more, and most likely less input latency and a gsync module, and has HDR1400.

But 24hz I believe won't be noticeable, and the 800-900 nits peak brightness on the CX is plenty and already looks fantastic in HDR games, I doubt the extra 400-500 nits would look too much better?

It might have less input latency, but the CX does already have low input latency and is actually pretty responsive in my experience, and even there is no gsync module in the CX it still feels buttery smooth. The CX has a larger 48" screen, so I feel that is more immersive than a 32".

So, is it worth me spending double the money to get this 32" monitor when available?
If you like gaming on a TV - then go with the CX.

The 32s are more for M&K desktop gamers (as I feel, and have read others express) - who also do work on their comps & want good quality.

As for opinions on using the LG 48 as a monitor (note: for desktop use, not as a TV/Console screen) - there have been many who have the CX and have commented on this and the other 32 thread. I encourage you to scroll through both. Interestingly, several who said the CX is fantastic... have modified their opinion over time as far as using it as a monitor (text blur). From a pure gaming standpoint - I hear little complaints, but once you try to do work on it?

That's why people are really interested in the 4k 32 fast IPS. May not be as deep black as the OLED - but these new monitors should be damn nice - and a better desktop platform.
 

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Would this 32" miniLED monitor be better than a LG OLED CX?
In short, no. Mini-LED can never achieve as granular control for HDR as the per pixel dimming available on an OLED. OLED still has enough brightness to do well for HDR content and higher max brightness does not offset worse local dimming IMO. OLED also has real sub-1ms response times and far superior viewing angles though that is not quite as relevant on a desktop monitor as it is on a living room TV.

But the 32" does have the benefit of its smaller size, no burn in risk and does not need HDMI 2.1 for high refresh rates. The main issue is the price is insane, you can buy the LG CX/C1 48", drive that until you get burn in (I'd estimate 3-4 years in desktop use) and then replace it with whatever is the latest and greatest OLED and still probably spend less.

As for opinions on using the LG 48 as a monitor (note: for desktop use, not as a TV/Console screen) - there have been many who have the CX and have commented on this and the other 32 thread. I encourage you to scroll through both. Interestingly, several who said the CX is fantastic... have modified their opinion over time as far as using it as a monitor (text blur). From a pure gaming standpoint - I hear little complaints, but once you try to do work on it?
I've been using mine for about 10 months now as a desktop monitor. This means using it for work and personal use so since I am working from home that means 8+ hours of use on weekdays and varying on weekends. No sign of burn-in. I do run a bunch of mitigations to avoid it but generally don't baby it or anything.

For text rendering I feel that only the "no scaling" 100% setting is problematic. Small text does not look quite as clear there probably due to the WRGB pixel structure. MacOS does better for this because it does not use RGB subpixel smoothing or force characters into a pixel grid. In Windows there is not a good equivalent for this. But due to the size of the screen, I would not be comfortable using it at 100% scaling in the first place. I'd have to sit closer than I'd like to read text comfortably and that would mean craning my neck to see all of the screen. Instead I use 120% in MacOS and 125% in Windows with a viewing distance of about 100-110 cm and that mitigates the text rendering issues satisfyingly to my eyes.

For desktop use it's not ideal. I prefer my Samsung CRG9's 5120x1440 form factor as I get more desktop space and sharp enough text without scaling. I don't have room to add any side monitors for the CX 48" without compromising speaker placement. With LG rumored to release a 42" model next year, I am not sure if I would jump on that because it is not significantly smaller, at least not enough to let me fit a side monitor. http://displaywars.com/42-inch-16x9-vs-48-inch-16x9

Zero complaints for gaming. I'm playing Yakuza 6 at the moment and it looks breathtaking in some scenes.
 

Murzilka

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Looks like it will really cost $3000. My local shop already corrected the price from $7000 (or $8000, I cant remember exactly) down to $4200.
Still, the C1 has VRR range starting with 20hz and the 32" is not 38" 21:10.
 

Armenius

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Looks like it will really cost $3000. My local shop already corrected the price from $7000 (or $8000, I cant remember exactly) down to $4200.
Still, the C1 has VRR range starting with 20hz and the 32" is not 38" 21:10.
ASUS was taking preorders for this last month at $3000. You can never go by the pricing in other countries.
 

shadow2761

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Hmm intersting points.

At this price point maybe I'll wait a few months after release, there has to be someone who will be able to test the PG32UQX and the 48" CX/C1 side by side purely on a gaming perspective lol

Then I will make my mind up on getting it or not.
 
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