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Poll Results: I’d like to know if you are planning to purchase a 4K monitor in the near future

Poll expired: Jan 14, 2015  
  • 12% (9)
    I plan to buy a 4k monitor within the next month or so.
  • 17% (12)
    I want a 4k display but can’t afford it.
  • 24% (17)
    I want a 4k display but my graphics is not powerful enough for it.
  • 32% (23)
    1080p is good enough, bugger off!
  • 12% (9)
    I already have a 4k display.
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post #31 of 45
I think 1440p is the next step for me first, 4k would require alot of money for what I would call marginal benefit.
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post #32 of 45
Is there a big difference between let's say 60Hz and 144Hz even if you can't push the 144fps+ in every game?
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post #33 of 45
I was thinking about one of those 40" 4k MVA monsters but after CES annoucements of 120/144Hz IPS 1440p displays I feel this will be much better solution for now.

I'm planning to keep it till we get 120Hz+ 4K OLEDs.
post #34 of 45
I'll either get a budget 144hz 27 inch in the near future, or 240hz once DX12/Mantle are more established.

I mean I sit over 1m away from my current 24inch, I couldn't tell if this is running 720p or 1080p like that for games. Not too concerned about how 27 inch 1080p would look from that distance.
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Originally Posted by Wezzor View Post

Is there a big difference between let's say 60Hz and 144Hz even if you can't push the 144fps+ in every game?

there's still some advantages if you don't like vsync'd 60 or your games don't run vsync stable. But for me, the selling point is 100hz and up vsync stable. (edit: and blur reduction, which would visibly flicker at 60 c; but blur reduction makes any flaws with framerate quite noticable, so I'm a vsync advocate. I'd recommend freesync/gsync if blur reduction is too much effort to work with. Or when fps is more around 40-80 in games.)
Edited by Tivan - 1/10/15 at 10:56am
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post #35 of 45
When a 27-32" 4K G-Sync 60/120hz Monitor is available at £500
post #36 of 45
i have bought a 4k monitor, but i have not discovered any games that interest me to try it out.
post #37 of 45
Wow did not think peoples expectations where so high regarding 4K monitors. Personally i think 4K is no ready in terms of features/price/panel type/connectivity. Windows is not ready either as so are most games. Games run fine @ 4K but not really designed for 4K textures in mind. Thats aside for people expecting single GPU to run current game @ 60 fps is fine but upcoming games? That does not even happen with 1440p. If you want to run latest games in 4K you will always need more then 1 GPU.
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post #38 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Wow did not think peoples expectations where so high regarding 4K monitors. Personally i think 4K is no ready in terms of features/price/panel type/connectivity. Windows is not ready either as so are most games. Games run fine @ 4K but not really designed for 4K textures in mind. Thats aside for people expecting single GPU to run current game @ 60 fps is fine but upcoming games? That does not even happen with 1440p. If you want to run latest games in 4K you will always need more then 1 GPU.

Totally agreed, this is why I am sticking with my six or seven years old low end screen.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Wow did not think peoples expectations where so high regarding 4K monitors. Personally i think 4K is no ready in terms of features/price/panel type/connectivity. Windows is not ready either as so are most games. Games run fine @ 4K but not really designed for 4K textures in mind. Thats aside for people expecting single GPU to run current game @ 60 fps is fine but upcoming games? That does not even happen with 1440p. If you want to run latest games in 4K you will always need more then 1 GPU.

ya I agree with all you said,,i did a little research about 4K,,i guess it would be cool playing games at 4K,but I get the idea that 4K is mostly intended for large 50+ inch screens hanging on a wall in a big room,also the few articles I did read about 4K,,basically said there really isn't anything to watch on tv in 4K,,the larger networks haven't done any changes to support 4K resolution,i think 4K gaming will be expensive for a long time yet,whatever games support it,but I don't think 4K TV and movies is gonna happen very fast,so im gonna stay away from it for a few years anyways,,unless I win the lottery of course
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ya I agree with all you said,,i did a little research about 4K,,i guess it would be cool playing games at 4K,but I get the idea that 4K is mostly intended for large 50+ inch screens hanging on a wall in a big room,also the few articles I did read about 4K,,basically said there really isn't anything to watch on tv in 4K,,the larger networks haven't done any changes to support 4K resolution,i think 4K gaming will be expensive for a long time yet,whatever games support it,but I don't think 4K TV and movies is gonna happen very fast,so im gonna stay away from it for a few years anyways,,unless I win the lottery of course

4K blu ray movies will be coming out this holiday season, so thanksgiving/Xmas 2015. I believe netflix and other similar services will be streaming 4k content this year as well.
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