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So the issue you have is, watching movies not gaming
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This or my Nvidia Surround with 3 24" Dells mmmm
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post #133 of 1057
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Originally Posted by diggiddi View Post

So the issue you have is, watching movies not gaming

Right, gaming is great on it, as long as you're going into it knowing that not all games will handle the 21:9 well and some will have to be played at 16:9 pillarboxed (and 4:3 pillarboxed with really old stuff). The pillarboxing bugged me at first, but I've gotten over it.

Just as an example, Mark of the Ninja. No going wider than 16:9:



Once you start to get into the game, the brain (mine anyway) starts to ignore the pillarboxing and just focuses on the game.
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Right, gaming is great on it, as long as you're going into it knowing that not all games will handle the 21:9 well and some will have to be played at 16:9 pillarboxed (and 4:3 pillarboxed with really old stuff). The pillarboxing bugged me at first, but I've gotten over it.

Just as an example, Mark of the Ninja. No going wider than 16:9:



Once you start to get into the game, the brain (mine anyway) starts to ignore the pillarboxing and just focuses on the game.
What is the viewable area 16:9 pillar boxed?
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i wonder who would be the first one to do a surround setup with this. knowing our kind, someone most likely will do it
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LinusTechTips does a great review of this monitor
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Is this one of the ones with the fake ultra-thin bezel that is really just a normal bezel cleverly covered up/hidden behind the matte finish? *Edit - Yup, it is...* mad.gif

I was seriously thinking about picking up 2 of these when I saw them on the shelf because of that epic thin bezel but upon closer inspection I was very disappointed. redface.gif
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post #138 of 1057
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Right, gaming is great on it, as long as you're going into it knowing that not all games will handle the 21:9 well and some will have to be played at 16:9 pillarboxed (and 4:3 pillarboxed with really old stuff). The pillarboxing bugged me at first, but I've gotten over it.

Just as an example, Mark of the Ninja. No going wider than 16:9:



Once you start to get into the game, the brain (mine anyway) starts to ignore the pillarboxing and just focuses on the game.

but on a 34" it doesnt matter as you still have a 1440p 16:9 27" screen when just running in normal mode thumb.gif

I think a slightly larger model would be ultimate but any larger and the PPI drops so a 5k 39"-41" version would be amazing ! (if it was 60hz or more and a decent panel (ohh and curved tongue.gif)
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What is the viewable area 16:9 pillar boxed?

16:9 viewable area is 1920x1080 on a 2560x1080 and is 2560x1440 on a 3440x1440.
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Not too excited, it's still a 60 Hz monitor, and no G-Sync to boot. Having the worst motion clarity of any tech these days just isn't going to cut it, unless you are doing photo work etc...
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