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Originally Posted by bhav View Post

I wouldn't want 4k because Id never be able to afford all the necessary GPU upgrades. Though the idea of buying another two of these monitors in like 5 years time if they end up super cheap is more enticing, I just found out that you need 3 GPUs for G sync on them all QQ.

One of these monitors, and the mechanical keyboard I ordered too is about what I can afford every 1-2 years, so I'll just be sticking to one, and my current Acer as a second monitor.

I had 4k for a little while, thinking it was going to blow my mind for gaming, but it didn't

Sure it was sharp, but it doesn't blow 1440p away like i thought it would, or like 1440p does to 1080p, for gaming

Could have been the fact it was only 24inches or just that current game textures can't really take advantage of the extra resolution
post #62 of 1242
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Originally Posted by PostalTwinkie View Post

1440P isn't twice the pixels of 1080P.

1.78x, I rounded up as its enough to where I'd want twice the GPU power vs. if I was planning to run 1080p
Edited by bojinglebells - 7/4/14 at 11:56pm
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post #63 of 1242
Why would anyone want 4k on a 24" panel? You wouldn't be able to read anything. I think 1440-1600p @ 27-30" is much more ideal for gaming, gotta be able to read all those menus.
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post #64 of 1242
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Why would anyone want 4k on a 24" panel? You wouldn't be able to read anything. I think 1440-1600p @ 27-30" is much more ideal for gaming, gotta be able to read all those menus.

Because some people claim to be able to count pins bunched up in a haystack.... rolleyes.gif
post #65 of 1242
Oh, and like people were saying 'what if they release Gsync 2.0 next year' ... I'd be gutted if someone released a 30" 1600p version with the same specs, but I'm pretty sure 16:10 is long dead now.
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post #66 of 1242
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1.78x, I rounded up as its enough to where I'd want twice the GPU power vs. if I was planning to run 1080p

Yeah it's basically 80% more pixels, but does not translate to 80% more hardware requirements. If I remember benchmark correctly 1080p vs 1440p is only about 25%-45% harder to run depending on application. However, 1440p @ 2x AA appears far less jaggy than 1080p @ 8x AA to my eyes. 4K on the other hand still wants 2x AA to remove nasty jaggies, and that requires an insane amount of power.
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post #67 of 1242
And I was way off on my earlier estimate, its 60% more pixels than 1200p.
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Buy one! Join the superior gamer club.
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I'd rather spend less for a 4K monitor.
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I'd rather spend less for a 4K monitor.

A TN 4K with tearing and ghosting? rolleyes.gif
   
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