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what's the point of a curve monitor?
I thought flat-screen has always been the #1 feature as we transition from CRT to LCD. wouldn't curved display have worse viewing angles?

You're thinking of the curve being in the wrong direction. With a curved display all the pixels would be pointing at (or at least closer) to you. You get a better picture on larger screens this way because the angles on the corners and far edges aren't as severe.
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post #32 of 131
DO WANT! Them curved 1080p monitors seem like the perfect choice for multi-display set-ups!
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Source? Review? 2ms is pretty poor for competitive play.

umm right in the op's link. 2ms is fine for the vast majority. I'm sure its not 120+ hz either.

http://samsungces2014.com/close-ud590-uhd-monitor/
post #34 of 131
Looks nice, though I wish Samsung added a DisplayPort on their 4K TV's too, I would like a bigger screen to use as a monitor, 30" isn't really big enough for me, especially at such a high resolution.
    
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I want..
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So, another $3,500 31.5" 4K monitor? Now if they can make it cheaper, something like $2,500, I might consider it.
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post #37 of 131
If the Samsung UD590 is competitively priced with the Asus p287q $799, I'll be all over it, although the asus does wall mount, bah annoying choices,
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I saw the LG curved OLED TV at best buy. I don't really care for curved screens. I think it's neat to look at and go ooh aah! But at the end of the day I wouldn't want to live with it. A flat rectangular screen is perfectly fine for me.
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post #39 of 131
curved seems better for immersion and entertainment maybe, but worse for something where you want something to replicate a flat surface (graphic design or something). playing isometric games like strategy games might be really weird with one of these things too
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Maybe its just me but I feel like Samsung usually puts minimal effort into their monitors compared to their TV products. The one nice monitor they released was full with problems and pulled from the market (The S27A750). I exchanged 3 of them before returning all together because I couldn't get one with a good panel. In the past they used to make very nice expensive lcd monitors with thin bezels and I owned many of those but it really went downhill in the last few years with ugly thick bezels and only tn displays until the recent pls. Hopefully this is a sign of a renewed interest in the computer monitor industry, but I hope it comes with good quality control this time.
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