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Good to know. Next year when I buy my 65" HDR TV, I know what to avoid xD.
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Yup. It's called marketing. Higher number = more money. I'd rather have the stand and matte finish on the back of the TV that the KS9000/KS9500 have but I'm not paying close to a grand more for it.

So you guys are saying these Samsung KS8000 - 9500 4k TVs have better picture quality than these new LG wide color gamut monitors that are built for professional creative works?
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So you guys are saying these Samsung KS8000 - 9500 4k TVs have better picture quality than these new LG wide color gamut monitors that are built for professional creative works?
That LG monitor might have slightly more accurate colors but the contrast is crap. I paid less for my 65KS8500 than this monitor costs so for me, it's not worth it. I'm sure it might be worth it to a graphic designer and certain companies though.
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My monitors died, so now I am looking for a new one. Definitely going to get the 38UC99. biggrin.gif
     
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1080 really? who-let-rip-smiley.png
 
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1080 really? who-let-rip-smiley.png

Not 1920 though.... and it's also 144hz so... that isn't bad. I actually think it would be the next best thing for folks not wanting to spend $1300 for the 1440p 34" Asus and Acer offerings.
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So you guys are saying these Samsung KS8000 - 9500 4k TVs have better picture quality than these new LG wide color gamut monitors that are built for professional creative works?
The problem is your very first assumption. This monitor is not "professional" by any means. Heck, that $300 Philips monitor with QD has better color space coverage than this.
    
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1080 really? who-let-rip-smiley.png

For a lot of people, a decent and fast 1080 panel is better than a crappy 1440p or 4k panel. I'm still waiting for a good ultrawide gaming monitor to be released but if I had to have one right now it would be the 35" 1080p one.
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Yeah... do you want to pay twice as much and get 40% less fps but 40% more pixel density (1440p 100hz 34" monitors) or pay half that and get the same thing but 40% more fps and 40% less pixel density? So yeah... I agree, its "only" 1080p but its a got the immersive 34" curve and 144hz to go along with it and for half the cost of the Predator making it a very nice gaming monitor for those not wanting to dish out $1300.

Don't get me wrong, I'd love to get everything this monitor has in 1440p but we might be waiting another year or two for one of those and it might be $1300+ as well. Not to mention you'll need $1600+ in GPUs to push it too.
Edited by DunePilot - 9/28/16 at 12:23pm
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Not to mention that the 34" 1440p screens haven't exactly been high quality. They have one plus, 1440p, everything else about the monitors is a minus.
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