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my situation at the time would not allow more than 40'' space, otherwise i would have gone for a 47'' at least thumb.gif

those that do not have a 970 with a 4k - you cannot presume! thumb.gif
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those that do not have a 970 with a 4k - you cannot presume! thumb.gif

Hello... I personally wouldn't go higher than 28" for 4K, unless you're only using the "monitor" (it's essentially a TV at > 28") for gaming and movies. Higher than 28" will need AA in games, which is a massive performance killer.
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Hello... I personally wouldn't go higher than 28" for 4K, unless you're only using the "monitor" (it's essentially a TV at > 28") for gaming and movies. Higher than 28" will need AA in games, which is a massive performance killer.

I sat in front of 32" 4k just yesterday, it felt fine, i actually would go 40" 4k just so i can have 110 pixel density and not worry about scaling on top of getting a ton of working space. 28" is just too small for any sort of productivity, sure the pixel density will be great and you really wont need AA aside from maybe 2x, but a monitor that size defeats the major benefits of 4k.

I'm only on 27" 1440p and i dont use AA, i didnt use AA at 24" 1080p when i couldn't hit 144fps constantly. Yes i see those jaggies sometimes but they're not really bothersome to me. In short 4k deserves a larger screen unless you really cant accommodate for a size larger than 27-28" then just get a 144hz 1440p monitor instead imo.
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I sat in front of 32" 4k just yesterday, it felt fine, i actually would go 40" 4k just so i can have 110 pixel density and not worry about scaling on top of getting a ton of working space. 28" is just too small for any sort of productivity, sure the pixel density will be great and you really wont need AA aside from maybe 2x, but a monitor that size defeats the major benefits of 4k.

I'm only on 27" 1440p and i dont use AA, i didnt use AA at 24" 1080p when i couldn't hit 144fps constantly. Yes i see those jaggies sometimes but they're not really bothersome to me. In short 4k deserves a larger screen unless you really cant accommodate for a size larger than 27-28" then just get a 144hz 1440p monitor instead imo.

If I want pixel density and want to run Windows with scaling when its fixed 100% I would want 27" 5K panel. You stull get 1440p screen space and get Retina like display.
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Maybe I'm just getting old but I felt like 1440p could benefit from being larger then 27". Feel like 27" was too small to really enjoy the extra detail from the increased res. Least as far as gaming is concerned.
     
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Maybe I'm just getting old but I felt like 1440p could benefit from being larger then 27". Feel like 27" was too small to really enjoy the extra detail from the increased res. Least as far as gaming is concerned.

In gaming, you want as high as PPI as possible. If you have 32" 1440p things will not look as sharp.
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post #47 of 102
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In gaming, you want as high as PPI as possible. If you have 32" 1440p things will not look as sharp.

Exactly this. AA is a thing of the past when high PPI is involved. If you need AA, the PPI is too low. Moire fringing should only be visible on low density displays, 1080p exists because that's what the mass market could afford to produce, now that display tech is far more advanced that it was back then, we can afford to produce 4K and high DPI lovely screens.
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I understand how dpi/ppi works. Would just like to see 1440p on a 32" screen. Not a matter of it being less sharp.
     
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Exactly this. AA is a thing of the past when high PPI is involved. If you need AA, the PPI is too low. Moire fringing should only be visible on low density displays, 1080p exists because that's what the mass market could afford to produce, now that display tech is far more advanced that it was back then, we can afford to produce 4K and high DPI lovely screens.

4K - 24"
5K - 27"
8K - 40"

200% Scaling when it works and we are golden.
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I understand how dpi/ppi works. Would just like to see 1440p on a 32" screen. Not a matter of it being less sharp.

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&es_th=1&ie=UTF-8#q=32%22+QHD&es_th=1

They have those
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