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widescreen movies used to have 3 projectors in theaters on a curved screen tongue.gif
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man, the UD970 looks stunning drool.gif
post #53 of 131
please curved 21:9 @ 34"
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Originally Posted by james8 View Post

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?

"Flat-screen" was a selling point because CRT's were curved the wrong direction (convex). These new curved displays are (concave), which generally keeps all pixels at the same distance from your eyes improving everything from image quality to lessening eye fatigue. Concave curved displays are really great for single user displays, obviously not so much for multi-user like theaters. (Unless you go super huge like iMax).
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ugh I want one. I just want 4k so bad I don't even care if it is TN anymore
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post #56 of 131
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ugh I want one. I just want 4k so bad I don't even care if it is TN anymore

 

I'd still wait until someone actually releases one with a good stand, or VESA compatibility. The Samsung one has an utterly garbage stand (arguably worse than the Korean 1440p monitors out there), and absolutely no ability to mount it via a VESA compatible monitor stand/arm without annihilating your warranty.

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I'd still wait until someone actually releases one with a good stand, or VESA compatibility. The Samsung one has an utterly garbage stand (arguably worse than the Korean 1440p monitors out there), and absolutely no ability to mount it via a VESA compatible monitor stand/arm without annihilating your warranty.

Yeah, I have a mono price desk mount stand I use on my QNIX that I will be re-using so I guess I will just have to keep waiting for something decent at a good price.
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So no one likes 1440p anymore ?? it will be the 1680x1050 of this gen??

Im tired of 1080p but 4k is too much
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So no one likes 1440p anymore ?? it will be the 1680x1050 of this gen??

Im tired of 1080p but 4k is too much

I like 1440p... I have been running it for a good bit now. But 4k is the sexy
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Last time I bought SAMSUNG S27B970D $800 and I almost went homeless. Now this 31" monitor might take me to court for chapter 7.
    
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