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my current monitor is a Samsung syncmaster p2770 27 inch 1920x1080p 60hz monitor and I just upgraded from a galaxy gtx 580 to a evga gtx 780 sc acx and I really don't notice any difference between the two cards so I was thinking perhaps I should get a better monitor so I have been looking at 2560x1440 and 2560x1600 monitors and I don't know if I should upgrade now or wait a year or two for the price of 4k monitors to go down
    
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you won't be running much FPS at 4K with that card I'm afraid. It's a awesome card but to game at 4K proper;y, you'll need 3 or 4 lol
I've got triple titans and 4K can still dip into the teens.
Get what is out now and enjoy your card IMO.
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You might be disappointed but I doubt the 4k price will go down at all. Unless every body suddenly decide to replace their 720p/1080p TV's, which is not going to happen, 4k panels will remain expensive for a while. There are some 1440p nicely priced with very nice specs.
I could be wrong of course but you could wait forever too.

If you don't really need a new monitor... don't get a new one and wait. Otherwise, just buy what is available for you at your budget.
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Originally Posted by JoseloTheAK View Post

Here is a cheap 4k monitor:http://m.ebay.com/itm/321343926995?nav=SEARCH

And here is anotherhttp://m.ebay.com/itm/251495711906?nav=SEARCH
wow all those pixels in a 28 inch screen . is it a monitor that ships from Korea like qnix and crossover ? and also do they have a perfect pixel version?
    
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Originally Posted by orndorf77 View Post

wow all those pixels in a 28 inch screen . is it a monitor that ships from Korea like qnix and crossover ? and also do they have a perfect pixel version?
Here is a cheap 4k monitor:
I can't find pixels perfect ones but i can say for the price there is nothing better biggrin.gif
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Here is a cheap 4k monitor:
I can't find pixels perfect ones but i can say for the price there is nothing better biggrin.gif
nice do you have one ?
    
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nop but those are the cheapest 4k monitors if i had the money i would buy it biggrin.gif
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wow all those pixels in a 28 inch screen . is it a monitor that ships from Korea like qnix and crossover ? and also do they have a perfect pixel version?

Its a samsung, not sure why they dont say that in the title, but I do not see any perfect pixel options
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Its a samsung, not sure why they dont say that in the title, but I do not see any perfect pixel options

yep
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