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I'm confused. Can someone tell me what the point of eye tracking on a monitor is for? I can't come with with a single reason I'd want/need my monitor to track my eye movement...
Marketing is all. Something to trick people into paying $800 for a 27 inch IPS monitor with an overpriced G-Sync module.
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somehow I think eye tracking would work better with a pad than a mouse and certainly on a bigger screen than 27".

I say sb give us a 32" 4K screen with eye tracking and a wireless pad included in the bundle.


Well actually 4K would be pretty bad to since you need high refresh and fps wo track your eyes smoothly. 34" 3440x1400 100Hz with eye tracking + played with a pad. I mean it's gotta be a pad cause a mouse makes using eye-tracking just totally pointless.
Edited by Klocek001 - 9/1/16 at 5:52am
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somehow I think eye tracking would work better with a pad than a mouse and certainly on a bigger screen than 27".

I say sb give us a 32" 4K screen with eye tracking and a wireless pad included in the bundle.


Well actually 4K would be pretty bad to since you need high refresh and fps wo track your eyes smoothly. 34" 3440x1400 100Hz with eye tracking + played with a pad. I mean it's gotta be a pad cause a mouse makes using eye-tracking just totally pointless.


Just give us HDR and DP 1.4 and the rest is moot.
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post #24 of 46
noob question, why is dp 1.4 so important ?
and also doesn't zero bezel + eye tracking mean they're primarily designed for surround setups ?
post #25 of 46
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noob question, why is dp 1.4 so important ?
and also doesn't zero bezel + eye tracking mean they're primarily designed for surround setups ?

1) can't run HDR

2) Can't run 4K screens at 60hz

3) allows for higher refresh rate monitors
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1) can't run HDR

2) Can't run 4K screens at 60hz

3) allows for higher refresh rate monitors

You definitely don't need display port 1.4 to run 60hz at a 4k resolution
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No one even notice one of the 1080p monitors is freaking 240hz? rolleyes.gif I think these are nice refreshes and it's cool to see Acer pushing forwards with them and improving constantly instead of selling the same product at the same price for all of eternity.

240 Hz is meaningless on an LCD panel. They pixels transition too slow to matter. You could make it 1 Million Hz and it would look virtually identical to a 165 Hz LCD.
Actually, it wouldn't. Sample-and-hold motion blur would be completely eliminated at that point.
    
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post #28 of 46
Someone needs to announce a G-Sync monitor that features Freesync pricing.
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Still on DP1.2? lol.

Well why not? It's not like the panel needs anything higher! It's 1080p...
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post #30 of 46
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1) can't run HDR

2) Can't run 4K screens at 60hz

3) allows for higher refresh rate monitors

You can do all that with DP 1.3, DP1.3 is good for 4K @ 120Hz, DP 1.4 is DP 1.3 with "visually lossless" compression, needed for 8K60.
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