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I'm just finding it hard to get excited about these 21:9 monitors now. I sat in front of the Samsung CF791 for about 30 minutes at Fry's yesterday. Outside of gaming, it just seems to wide and too narrow vertically for my vision. I'm really starting to gravitate towards 16:9 again just at 32" and larger. Where are all the 32"- 43" 16:9 4k monitors with higher refresh rates and G-Sync?

You need another monitor above your 21:9. Back to dual monitors again.
post #102 of 148
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I'm just finding it hard to get excited about these 21:9 monitors now. I sat in front of the Samsung CF791 for about 30 minutes at Fry's yesterday. Outside of gaming, it just seems to wide and too narrow vertically for my vision. I'm really starting to gravitate towards 16:9 again just at 32" and larger. Where are all the 32"- 43" 16:9 4k monitors with higher refresh rates and G-Sync?

I'm not a huge fan of 21:9 either. 16:9 IMO makes a pretty decent middle ground between width and height. I think that is why the media industry finally settled on it. 32" 4K is about the sweet spot for a monitor.
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post #103 of 148
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I'm just finding it hard to get excited about these 21:9 monitors now. I sat in front of the Samsung CF791 for about 30 minutes at Fry's yesterday. Outside of gaming, it just seems to wide and too narrow vertically for my vision. I'm really starting to gravitate towards 16:9 again just at 32" and larger. Where are all the 32"- 43" 16:9 4k monitors with higher refresh rates and G-Sync?

but it's not any more narrow than a 27" 16x9....... i mean i guess you could go with a 38" uw. I'm never going back to 16x9 for pc unless uw dies out and I have to have a new monitor. uw is too good for productivity and makes gaming better.
post #104 of 148
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Obsolete? There are only 3 34"+ monitors coming out with 100hz refresh rates currently with Gsync and 1440P. HP Omen X, AOC, and this one.

No one has seen the Omen X yet and the AOC a couple of units are being reviewed by sites but as far as I am aware no one here has one yet.

If the Acer comes out in Q2 (which starts in 2 weeks), that is pretty soon. I can guarantee there will be far more Acer stock in stores than there will be HP. AOC isn't even sold in some countries.

Plus Acer is the only one that has a decent warranty.

There is the pg348q, which I think is the best.
post #105 of 148
Just happened to stumble upon this thread. Really looking forward to this monitor!
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Bought the AOC AG352UCG instead, for any UK members its only 720 GBP on amazon uk if you pre order which is a pretty great exchange rate all things considering. If only nvidia could learn from this.........
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There is the pg348q, which I think is the best.

I suppose if you like IPS screens...
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I suppose if you like IPS screens...

Shouldn't I?
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Shouldn't I?

It's a matter of personal preference. I prefer VA panels to IPS for gaming. They both have their pro's and cons.
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post #110 of 148
The latest news I've heard (as of a week ago):

https://www.reddit.com/r/ultrawidemasterrace/comments/639a76/the_x34p_release_date_is_now_unknown/

Acer, get your act together ugh.
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