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You would think that this thing would be up for sale by now. What the heck is with dragging out monitor releases lately.

The release date has been December 2015 since the initial announcement I'm pretty sure.
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Because some people care more about refresh rate than eye candy. Right now 1080p is the only way to get high refresh rate and ultra wide, I will gladly sacrifice some pixels for double the refresh rate.

100 Hz is a high refresh rate. The Z35 does do twice that, but I'd put money on 200 Hz being no better and possibly worse than 144 Hz, for the same reason 165 Hz on the PG279Q seems to be no better than 144 Hz (response time not good enough for the overclocked refresh rate).
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I just went from triple 24 inch 1080p monitors to a single 4K monitor and honestly, strangely, oddly, don't really miss it. 28 inches and 4K is good enough to have side by side windows without compromise.

Just saying...going from 21:9 to 16:9 won't be too much of a change. Especially for gaming...desktop space is one thing but I don't even miss Eyefinity for gaming...something I told myself I'd never be able to live without.

interesting, i too have 3x1080p 24" (144hz), and can't see myself moving off a setup with that screen ratio (i game @ 5880x1080). it's about 1.3m of screen, and it effectively exceeds my peripheral vision, which is quite immersive.
Pretty interesting to hear someone who says they also thought they would never drop the eyefinity setup (mines surround) to be happy @ 4k.
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I used to have 3x24" and 3x27" setups, but now I'm using a 40" 4K + 27" 1080p side monitor. Eyefinity can be fun, but most of the time it's too much of a hassle, and one big screen ends up being more fun.
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Honestly, can we just stop with monitor speakers? What is this, 2005?
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interesting, i too have 3x1080p 24" (144hz), and can't see myself moving off a setup with that screen ratio (i game @ 5880x1080). it's about 1.3m of screen, and it effectively exceeds my peripheral vision, which is quite immersive.
Pretty interesting to hear someone who says they also thought they would never drop the eyefinity setup (mines surround) to be happy @ 4k.

Oh yeah, loving 4K. Even to this day I'm still amazed by it! Just got off of Mad Max and boy is that game some 4K goodness. Yeah...might go Eyefinity again...just gotta wait til I can push three 4K monitors. thumb.gif
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Honestly, can we just stop with monitor speakers? What is this, 2005?

Not so much speakers but CRAPPY speakers. The ones on my Asus sound like cheap dollar store speakers playing through tin cans. Horrible.
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How do these super wide monitors handle games that aren't built for them?

Does it stretch? Does it just put black on the left and right of the game?

That's why I'm thinking I want multiple monitors because I can play my game on the middle one if it's an RTS and have other stuff going on on the sides. OR I can switch to eyefinity mode for things like Overwatch or racing games.
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How do these super wide monitors handle games that aren't built for them?

Does it stretch? Does it just put black on the left and right of the game?

Usually the monitor provides both of these options, so expect the Z35 to do the same.
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Honestly, can we just stop with monitor speakers? What is this, 2005?

+1
I couldn't agree more! Take out the 75 tin can speaker system, add more connectivity and still reduce the price by $250.00

Though, I wish the gloss bezels and back panels would stop too. The orange appearing on keyboards and monitor trim can find it's way into the abyss for me as well.

What gets me the most? The pricing on these monitors is beyond ridiculous.
Edited by Questors - 11/3/15 at 8:47am
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Does anyone have any projections (based on past time frames) in regards to when we'll see a G-Sync, 3840x2160, 144 Hz panel (either TN or IPS; I personally don't mind my current TN that much)? I bought the first generation Asus monitor before the ones with the built-in G-Sync came along, but was never able to buy a G-Sync module. I've been waiting for a good reason to upgrade to 1440p or 2160p.
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2160 at that refresh rate will not be available until we get higher bandwidth connections. New connections mean new video cards, new monitors with new g-sync modules. Not sure if anyone is actually showing any progress on 2160 panels with those refresh rates or not but we can't even get ultra wide 1440p at those refresh rates.
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