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Why do you think there might be vesa mounts inside? What is the likelyhood (20% chance?) so we can know to go through the trouble to open up their monitor. I had never opened up a monitor before unless there is a really good reason.

Thanks,


The stand has to be attached to something.
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I just want to share my impressions of this monitor now that I've had it for about 6 weeks. First of all, 4K gaming is a superior experience bar none from 1440p 120hz (QNIX). It's really cool for games where you get to explore and aren't tied to missions without allowing any finding of your own. I played Bioshock Infinite when it came out last year and it was for me the best of the series though the story in Bioshock 1 was better. Anyways, I played this again in 4K res and WOW was the first impression. Especially if you have a computer that can pump out ultra settings while providing smooth fps throughout this monitor delivers.


I had black screening and horizontal line corruption like discussed before, but the series of 14.4 AMD drivers, windows reinstall and reinstall of the monitor drivers have completely erased these frustrations. Obviously the color is not as sharp as an IGZO or IPS panel but this monitor delivers 95% of those monitors at 1/5 of the price. To me that's a good compromise. This monitor is definitely enough to last me until displayport 1.3 arrives and/or PCIE 4.0 to consider a replacement. At this time the only thing I'm weighing is whether 3 of these monitors in landscape mode all doing displayport 4k 60hz is possible.
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So I can't remember if I mentioned this before but thought it'd be worth mentioning again...

I ordered from the ncix.ca site since the american dollar is stronger right now and to my surprise it had shipped from the US not Canada so I didn't have to deal with that whole mess. So at the time it was $550 USD for this thing.

So if you can I would maybe suggest going that route to save a little bit.
 
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So I can't remember if I mentioned this before but thought it'd be worth mentioning again...

I ordered from the ncix.ca site since the american dollar is stronger right now and to my surprise it had shipped from the US not Canada so I didn't have to deal with that whole mess. So at the time it was $550 USD for this thing.

So if you can I would maybe suggest going that route to save a little bit.
If Samsung sold this monitor at $499.99, they would truly have a hit. I paid $599.99 from Amazon, and that's AFTER paying $700.00 and getting them to reimburse me $100.00 when they had that $599.99 "special"..
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Haha, yeah. Bought it at $599.99 not even thinking about the currency conversion and was pleasantly surprised. lol
 
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I just want to share my impressions of this monitor now that I've had it for about 6 weeks. First of all, 4K gaming is a superior experience bar none from 1440p 120hz (QNIX). It's really cool for games where you get to explore and aren't tied to missions without allowing any finding of your own. I played Bioshock Infinite when it came out last year and it was for me the best of the series though the story in Bioshock 1 was better. Anyways, I played this again in 4K res and WOW was the first impression. Especially if you have a computer that can pump out ultra settings while providing smooth fps throughout this monitor delivers.


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Do you reckon 2x R9 290X would be sufficient?
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At this time the only thing I'm weighing is whether 3 of these monitors in landscape mode all doing displayport 4k 60hz is possible.
Dude, that's 8 million pixels times 3. Spare your poor PC biggrin.gif
CalsignVega had three 1440p monitors and 3 Titans had troubles with it... And that's just 12 million pixels in total.
Edited by ideaidea - 5/16/14 at 6:58pm
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Here you go,..http://www.whatismyscreenresolution.com/ ..also, make sure your Windows display settings are set to "smaller" for your full resolution..

Thanks for posting that link - I hope it's not accurate as this is mine for a PB287Q

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Thanks for posting that link - I hope it's not accurate as this is mine for a PB287Q

Depends on your Windows DPI settings..
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Depends on your Windows DPI settings..

Everything default

I tried this on 1080 and 1600 and they came back correct.
Edited by whyscotty - 5/17/14 at 12:04am
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