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Poll Results: Should i plan a built-in "extra" monitor ~9-13" modded into a transparent window or built in speakers?

 
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post #1841 of 3109
Samsung U28D590 (3840x2160) 4k ~$700 from Korea (ebay) or your can pre-order for US release.






My rig can definitely handle 4k and I could sell all my Dells to get one Sammy 4k monitor thinking.gif
post #1842 of 3109
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My rig can handle 4k too :D

 

So i can't think of a better person to ask werm, which would be better? Eyefinity or one big nice monitor like that Sammy?

    
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post #1843 of 3109
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My rig can handle 4k too biggrin.gif

So i can't think of a better person to ask werm, which would be better? Eyefinity or one big nice monitor like that Sammy?

There are Eyefinity setups that push more pixels then 4k. Its really up to you. I'm pushing ~11.5M pixels where as 4k pushes ~8.3M pixels. I'm a tad bit more demanding then triple 2560x1440 but no where near five or six 2560x1440/1600 monitors. 4k will allow me to push the quality higher on my setup and I don't have the bezels (which I don't mind tbh) to deal with.

For you, since your rig is going w/ top of the line and recent components, I would go w/ a 4K display.
post #1844 of 3109
one thing is better, imo
post #1845 of 3109
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one thing is better, imo


How about 3x2 4K Eyefinity wink.gif
post #1846 of 3109
Thread Starter 

Yeah, that chick is definitely better than a monitor :D

 

The display looks decent too :p

 

Is that the one that's like 10,000USD or something like that?

 

@werm My question about eyefinity wasn't really asking about the resolution. I mean the whole surround aspect of it. Is a higher res display worth sacrificing the monitors surrounding you in your opinion?

I've never had an eyefinity setup, but i'd imagine your setup must be pretty great for getting immersed in the games

 

Edit: Damn, that Samsung is 60hz =\. I guess everything's a tradeoff with displays


Edited by kpoeticg - 4/1/14 at 1:42pm
    
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post #1847 of 3109
The curved layout? that's necessary for my setup due to the limited space I have. Some guys go flat side by side while others curve them inwards. It gives you an "immersion" effect but it can take a toll on your body. I easily get motion sickness (mainly due to my meds) with this setup. It was like that the first time I went triple monitors so its just a matter of getting used to it. I know flight sim guys like this curved setup as well as F1 car sim guys. Probably the biggest down side is desk space for 5x1 and 3x2 setups.
post #1848 of 3109
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Originally Posted by SortOfGrim View Post

one thing is better, imo

Wow. That is amazing, if you stare at that pic. Suddenly a big tv appears after about 5 mins or so.
post #1849 of 3109
Thread Starter 

LOLLLLL, for some reason i'm picturing you when you first got the monitors like when you tease a cat with a laser pointer :lachen:

 

I don't play flight or racing sims or anything like that. I'm more of a Fallout, Elder Scrolls, Mass Effect, Zelda, Arkham person.

 

Cool, thanks for clearing that up for me

    
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post #1850 of 3109
I more of a fps gamer. There's a few 3rd-person games I have and the rest are sims (car games). For FPS, it can get intensive and so that may lead to the motion sickness. I just have to put in a few 4-8 hour stints to acclimate tongue.gif.


I think 4k is the way to go and down the road I may just get a nice 32" 4k screen. The Samsung is tempting but I want to enjoy these five dells first biggrin.gif.
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