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For people who are genuinely going to buy this (or other 4K) monitor:

How on earth do you plan on running games at 4K resolution?

GPU's can only just play games (ultra, 60+ FPS) on 1440, let alone 4K! It seems a bit like the GPU tech is far behind monitor tech.

Anti-aliasing was adopted to overcome the pixel density problems that previous low resolution monitors had. As we continue to push res higher and higher, the benefits of anti-aliasing become less pronounced and honestly not entirely necessary. Cut out anti-aliasing from the gpu's workload, single card high end gpu solutions should have no problem powering modern games on a single 4k display.

TL:DR A low res screen with a crap ton of AA will look worse than a high res screen with none and require similar computational horsepower.
Edited by thehidecheck - 1/10/14 at 8:25pm
post #52 of 117
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For people who are genuinely going to buy this (or other 4K) monitor:

How on earth do you plan on running games at 4K resolution?

GPU's can only just play games (ultra, 60+ FPS) on 1440, let alone 4K! It seems a bit like the GPU tech is far behind monitor tech.

With 4K you barely need any AA, and if so FXAA which hardly decreases performance works. Also, "ultra", or maxing out all game sliders is over-rated. Some games are so poorly optimized, just one slider or effect can halve your frame-rate. If you tweak properly, a lot of times you can get twice the performance and have the game look 95% as "good".
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I have a 780ti and game at 1600P - can average 60fps in most games maxed out as long as I don't have AA enabled. Being 4k needs twice the GPU power of 1600P I'd assume a SLI 780/Crossfire 290 will play most games max'd still with excellent framerates, and at worst setting these titles to high should fix any performance issues.

There's a number of games I play at the moment which I suspect will max out with a single GPU - Grid 2, Injustice, DOTA/LOL etc - just depends on what you are playing I guess
post #54 of 117
Man I'm excited for 4k and the price drops of these screens has come down so much faster than any of us initially thought
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What panel does my PB278Q use?
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What panel does my PB278Q use?
It's a PLS panel. Newer tech than IPS but nearly identical from everything I've read.
 
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post #57 of 117

Nice but I prefer ROG one at the moment.

 
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post #58 of 117
wonder what the picture quality on a 4k tn panel lis like. after having used this 1440 IPS monitor for so long i cant stand the picture quality of my vg248qe.
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post #59 of 117
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For people who are genuinely going to buy this (or other 4K) monitor:

How on earth do you plan on running games at 4K resolution?

GPU's can only just play games (ultra, 60+ FPS) on 1440, let alone 4K! It seems a bit like the GPU tech is far behind monitor tech.

Not all of use game, I would use a 4k monitor for coding at work/home. I hate having multiple 1080p (3 of them) monitors to code on. I find it annoying to travel across bezels. A 34-40'' 4k monitor would me amazing. I am just waiting for it at this point.

Edit: To be clear, I do have a gaming PC. It gets maybe 2-3 hours of play a week. I should probably just sell it lol.
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post #60 of 117
The Asus and Sammy I reckon are using the same panel. As both state 1.07 billion colors, 4K UHD 3840x2160 resolution. The Asus has 60hz 4K via DP, the Sammy has DP and should be 60hz too.



Behind the Samsung UD590:




Can't seem to find a decent photo of the UD590 which accurately shows off it's display, most of the images I've found are of low quality.

There are these images of the UD 590 http://samsungces2014.com/close-ud590-uhd-monitor/

My wants:

4K UHD 3840x2160
1.07 billion colors (Much better than my current)
28"
60hz refresh
Good Design

Reason:

UHD Gaming that's affordable
Eyecandy on the Desktop!!

The crowd I believe the 28" UD590/Asus 4K Monitor's are aimed at, are those looking for the above wants and reasons(there may be more). At least I'm happy with what they've done! (I'm no photo editor) The Asus Video in this thread sold the panel to me, excellent!
Edited by jameschisholm - 1/11/14 at 2:10am
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