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well pixel density will be better at 29 '' then 34'' - your call thumb.gif

 

yeah I was just looking I can get the 29 free-sync monitor on amazon for $315 and i got a friend who wants my current 1920x1080 He said he would give me $100 so I can get the 29 inch for $215

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Yea I wouldn't go over 29" if 1080p UW. 34" and the ppi is just too low.

Only issue I see with 29" is you aren't really gaining height compared to your current monitor.
     
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Yea I wouldn't go over 29" if 1080p UW. 34" and the ppi is just too low.

Only issue I see with 29" is you aren't really gaining height compared to your current monitor.

 

Right but just the sheer size width of it was just massive. I found something on Linus tech tips where he showed PPIs of ultrawides and it showed that the 34 inch had a PPI of 110 where as a 28 inch had a PPI of 157 or so. I was just looking at my desk and im going to have to replace my current desk top fit a 29 inch monitor which is fine. 

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Right but just the sheer size width of it was just massive. I found something on Linus tech tips where he showed PPIs of ultrawides and it showed that the 34 inch had a PPI of 110 where as a 28 inch had a PPI of 157 or so. I was just looking at my desk and im going to have to replace my current desk top fit a 29 inch monitor which is fine. 

That PPI is for 1440p. The 1080p UW are more like 102 for 29" and 84 34".

https://www.sven.de/dpi/

Your current 23" monitor should be around 95 ppi.
     
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That PPI is for 1440p. The 1080p UW are more like 102 for 29" and 84 34".

https://www.sven.de/dpi/

Your current 23" monitor should be around 95 ppi.

 

thanks for that link I should did 2560x1080 29 inches and it came up with 95.81 PPI on that 29 inch ultra wide I like. Man that kind of sucks. So I did 2560x1440p 27 inch and it came up with 108.79 ppi. So the 29 inch is pretty much the same PPI as my current monitor

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post #86 of 102
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Went and checked out monitors and im loving the ultrawides but they were all 2560x1080p. Everything in the 3440x1440 was well over budget. May have to save more i loved the FOV of the ultrawide

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Ive decided after seeing the Ultra wide monitors to get with an ultra wide so im wondering out of these 2 choices

34 inch 2560x1080 LG $399.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=0JC-000D-003Z3&ignorebbr=1


29 inch 2560x1080 LG (FREESYNC) $315.99
http://www.amazon.com/LG-Electronics-29UM67-29-Inch-LED-lit/dp/B00VBNQJKU/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1454419336&sr=1-2&keywords=lg+ultrawide&refinements=p_72%3A1248879011


The real difference here is that one is 34 inches and one is 29 inches. The 29 inch monitor supports Free-Sync
which I dont support AMD so im assuming Free-Sync will obviously be useless to me as an nvidia user. So it all boils down to size really at this point. I also understand that these monitors are about 33-40% more pixels then a standard 1920x1080 screen?

A bit of a late reply, but this is why I was trying to push you toward a 1440P ultrawide if you can save for it. Once you use one, you won't want to use the restricted 16:9 again. They are so much better than a 4K monitor for basically everything. Even watching movies on a ultrawide is better because that is their native resolution and removes the black bars entirely.

If you haven't ordered a monitor yet, I would really suggest just waiting until you have enough saved up for a 1440p 34". I realize they are in the $750+ ballpark, but it would likely be your last monitor you buy so I think it's worth it.
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A bit of a late reply, but this is why I was trying to push you toward a 1440P ultrawide if you can save for it. Once you use one, you won't want to use the restricted 16:9 again. They are so much better than a 4K monitor for basically everything. Even watching movies on a ultrawide is better because that is their native resolution and removes the black bars entirely.

If you haven't ordered a monitor yet, I would really suggest just waiting until you have enough saved up for a 1440p 34". I realize they are in the $750+ ballpark, but it would likely be your last monitor you buy so I think it's worth it.


     
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Wow, take your 4k circle jerk somewhere else. Its getting messy in here.
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Wow, take your 4k circle jerk somewhere else. Its getting messy in here.

After gaming at 4k, nothing less will do. That 34" UW is just a wide 1440p screen. Large 4k is another level of visuals and immersion.
     
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