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I'm looking for a good quality 4k monitor, but every model i've seen so far has some kind of bugs

Some are made of plastics, some others like the Dell, have sleep issues

Is there any good quality 4k monitor worth the buy for long term?

I'm coming from an Asus PB278Q 2k monitor
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What's wrong with plastic?
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I took the plunge at 4k from 2k. I should of stayed at 2k tbh. 4k is nice but not worth it atm
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Good luck finding a monitor that doesn't have plastic.
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post #6 of 43
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smanci View Post

What's wrong with plastic?

Plastic is fine, if it's quality plastic, my Asus is mostly made of plastic yet still looks premium

Quote:
Originally Posted by methadon36 View Post

I took the plunge at 4k from 2k. I should of stayed at 2k tbh. 4k is nice but not worth it atm

Why is that?
Quote:
Originally Posted by enkay View Post

http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/bl3201ph/

this one is a sleeper supposedly, im gearing up to get 2 of them biggrin.gif:D:D:D

That monitor is awesome, but 32" is too much for me
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Acer Predator 32" with Gsync is a nice 4k monitor BUT really expensive. I have been running one sine its release thanks to my friend, who still hasn't taken it back.

Its a beast monitor but pricy as hell. 32" is perfect size for 4k, don't listen to naysayers, 32" is too small blah blah, I browse the net all the time no problem besides gaming too. If text is too small to read on occasion, you just scale to 110 or 125& with google zoom, no problem. You get good clarity with that size at 138 PPI, the bigger you go with the 4k monitor in size PPI goes down.

Acer Predator XB321HK G-Sync Monitor
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Originally Posted by RazerX View Post

Plastic is fine, if it's quality plastic, my Asus is mostly made of plastic yet still looks premium

So matte-ish looks are important? That's the same cheap hard plastic they use in your monitor.
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Benq BL3201ph(IPS) is the best 32" 4K imo(mine is 2 month old and I enjoy it thoroughly), but in desktop I can only stand 150% scaling, 125% is endurable occasionally but I usually switch back in a hour or less.

Philips BMD4350(IPS) for 43" 4K is a good value(800+you probably need to pay 50-150 for a better desk stand) and you can run it at 100%/125% scaling in desktop, but color was a bit lacking and it is gloss. make sure you have enough desk space to sit 60"+ from it otherwise you have to use peripheral vision a lot. I bought one from Microcenter, tried it for a few hours and returned it immediately. P.S Seems like it have burn-in issue as well.

No idea which one is good for 28", but you probably need even higher scaling to make the desktop work at 4K.
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Philips BMD4350(IPS) for 43" 4K is a good value
Burn-in issues with that one.
    
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