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Originally Posted by Jbravo33 View Post

running squad on x271hu gets me about 120fps ultra on some maps right now. at 4k i know that would drop. would it be possible to adjust resolution to 2560x1440 on this if i wanted to get higher frame rates?

That would result in horrible image quality. You shouldn't use resolutions other than native.

otherwise, you're basically paying for nothing, as the interpolated 2560x1440 on 4K native will most likely look worse than 1080p on 1080p native.
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I think the point of skipping over 1440p is that it isn't worth skimping on pixel count on something like this. If they could save $300 by going 1440p over 4k, it still isn't worth it. No one wants a $1700 1440p screen so you may as well go for the next monitor resolution that will be standard within a couple years.

Just like when we started seeing 1440p emerge when all we had was GTX 680 / AMD 7970's that could barely drive them but 2 years later it wasn't an issue. Considering you won't need MSAA on a monitor with 162PPI, you can probably get more into the 80+ FPS range with everything else ultra setting on current hardware. If volta can pull another 15-30% increase at 4k then there's nothing to worry about.

I know it's extremely expensive, but allot of people can justify spending this money on tech when you sit in front of it for several hours a day. I probably make less than any other average person and I can still afford this monitor with smart budgeting and spending habits.

I don't mind them creating such monitors, it's how you push the envelope, and there's definitely a market for that.

However, my point was that I'd love to see them releasing products that aren't, by many accounts, defective for various reasons. Since they seem to have a deficient manufacturing process, their solution is to... make an even more complex and expensive piece of tech that will most likely fail within six months of purchase. It's all guesswork and miscommunication for top-shelf products.

I hope all future monitors will be of good quality, so we can all enjoy the monitors we need and desire, instead of playing the panel lottery.

EDIT: In fact, the monitor I want already exists on paper - it's the ASUS MG279Q, but it does cost a pretty penny and has terrible QC. Or EIZO FS2735, but again, the same panel.
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post #33 of 113
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That would result in horrible image quality. You shouldn't use resolutions other than native.

otherwise, you're basically paying for nothing, as the interpolated 2560x1440 on 4K native will most likely look worse than 1080p on 1080p native.

This monitor might be able to display 1080p as native, if it uses 4:1 pixel mapping for 1080p like good TVs do. The real question is, will it do this? We won't know until it's reviewed by knowledgeable reviewers.

Either way, I wager most people buying this monitor will have at least GTX 1080 SLI or a GTX 1080 Ti. Using a mix and match of settings, from high to ultra and maybe even some medium, most modern AAA games will be playable at 60 FPS or more. Better that than 1080p 144 FPS.
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true, Jbravo33 asked however for 2560x1440 on a native UHD, which cannot be mapped - this one will always be done with interpolation.
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This monitor might be able to display 1080p as native, if it uses 4:1 pixel mapping for 1080p like good TVs do. The real question is, will it do this? We won't know until it's reviewed by knowledgeable reviewers.
So 4K monitor manufacturers could circumvent the lack of proper pixel mapping in PC GPU's, if they just had the will?

Would be a selling point for me if I could run it in 1080p before proper 4K GPU's are available.
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It's definitively possible, but I'm not sure if popular. The only 4K PC monitor I've tested (Dell p2715q) was absolutely AWFUL in 1080p, displaying a blurry mess. Definitively no 4:1 mapping.

Of course, 27inch 1080p, even if done without interpolation, still looks kinda meh due to meh pixel pitch, but I guess it's acceptable for games that are just too difficult to drive (Watch Dogs 2 and alike) in 4K.
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So 4K monitor manufacturers could circumvent the lack of proper pixel mapping in PC GPU's, if they just had the will?

Would be a selling point for me if I could run it in 1080p before proper 4K GPU's are available.

By relying on a good scalar with such capability instead of GPU scaling, I don't see why not.
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Actually, the G-sync module is capable of doing that, IIRC.
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Can someone explain to me how the hell this is two THOUSAND dollars.

Before you reply with "144hz 4k dummy" you do realize you can buy a FIFTY FIVE INCH OLED TV for that right? I understand monitors arent mass produced on the level tv's are, but i cannot grasp what could push pricing this high.
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Actually, the G-sync module is capable of doing that, IIRC.

It was the opposite, but this is a new scalar so anything can happen.
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Can someone explain to me how the hell this is two THOUSAND dollars.

Before you reply with "144hz 4k dummy" you do realize you can buy a FIFTY FIVE INCH OLED TV for that right? I understand monitors arent mass produced on the level tv's are, but i cannot grasp what could push pricing this high.

The main reason this and the ASUS cost this much is because there is nothing else like them.
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