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I know I'm going to buy this and end up thinking that I should've spent my money on something else considering how little I game nowadays.
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You can have all the GPU horsepower in the world and be playing the prettiest game of all time but if you are playing on a crappy display... what is the point! I honestly want a large wall mounted 50-60" 4k IPS 120hz display with gsync. I have a feeling it will be a while before that happens so this will be a nice compromise until then. I wonder if the Ergo MX will be able to support it though.

I check this thread probably 4 or 5 times a day, its been a while since I have been this excited about a piece of hardware.
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I check this thread about 5x a day hoping for a release date... xD
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Just curious, will OLED screens even benefit from gsync?
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Yep. No reason why they wouldn't.

Of course, the better question is since OLED displays are driving the emitters directly and not a panel, why they don't have variable refresh already, and the answer to that is probably that the supporting control systems weren't built for that because prior LCD displays weren't either.

But there's nothing inherent to OLED technology that would make them either more or less affected by the issues surrounding fixed refresh rates or more or less improved by G-Sync.
post #1836 of 8206
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Yep. No reason why they wouldn't.

Of course, the better question is since OLED displays are driving the emitters directly and not a panel, why they don't have variable refresh already, and the answer to that is probably that the supporting control systems weren't built for that because prior LCD displays weren't either.

But there's nothing inherent to OLED technology that would make them either more or less affected by the issues surrounding fixed refresh rates or more or less improved by G-Sync.

Oh man. Imagine OLED not actually refreshing until the picture changes. The monitor will no longer have a refresh rate as every pixel will only change when needed. biggrin.gif
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Do you sit in a dark room to game? I'm not talking about big overhead lights, I sometimes game during the day and enjoy the natural light through my windows. I can see my face in the monitor if the scene is dark in the game with a glossy finish. I dislike gaming in the dark as it is very bad for the eyes. I keep a light on in the room at all times.

Do not have to, a few good back-lights and decent ambient lighting in your room will reduce eye-strain considerably without detracting viewing quality. I have never seen my face reflecting in my monitors unless my room was lit up completely. Glade they are moving towards an acceptable middle-ground with semi-gloss for both camps, as it would been a no-buy for me.
    
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Oh man. Imagine OLED not actually refreshing until the picture changes. The monitor will no longer have a refresh rate as every pixel will only change when needed. biggrin.gif

Yep. It'll be fun, won't it?

There's lots of reasons purely emissive displays are fundamentally better, and this is one of them. Getting the support electronics to properly drive them though is the tricky part. That, and OLED lifetime, but they're doing considerably better with that every year.
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

I feel like those of us who have been in this thread every day might just be a little addicted to the idea of ordering this display.

Then again, you can go anywhere on the Internet and see the same response from a lot of people, Asus being first to market with this is going to make bank!

A little addicted lol *looks at the insanity that is called a computer next to myself*

No kidding though smile.gif Asus will make the money it deserves with this product, but I hope in time BenQ makes a 1440p GSYNC monitor as well. Maybe I'll wait for that, but I'm still debating between paying Vega for debezeling my 3 monitors, or selling those 3 and buying this single Asus one.

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I know I'm going to buy this and end up thinking that I should've spent my money on something else considering how little I game nowadays.

Lol same here, but when you do game I imagine it will be enjoyable thumb.gif

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I check this thread about 5x a day hoping for a release date... xD

Same! tongue.gif maybe Asus will release this so quietly we never knew it launched ninja.gif
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I wonder why it is SO quiet from ASUS on this monitor. It's 1,5 month ago since last real update. I mean nothing, not one shred of news. No store is announcing it, I cannot find any pre orders etc. There were quite a bit of info coming during CES and the following weeks. It is unusual for a production ready product to become this quiet after its been announced.

 
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