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  1. S

    Monitor 1600x900 only show 1024x768

    I have 2 monitors, and the second is a LG w2043s (a little old) 1600x900, and I decided to move it as 20 cms and when I turn on my PC, it only shows 1024x768. an important detail is that I use a VGA adapter for DisplayPort, and it worked perfectly all month, but maybe it's the problem. I want to...
  2. N

    Can you provide me some quick help with picking a PC monitor?

    So, I have a crappy 20 inch hooked up to my second PC. I am looking for a new monitor (general usage, potentially gaming but I'm not a hardcore gamer with a picky eye) and I figure the deals now (Black Friday + Cyber Monday) mean now is the time to buy. What I'm looking for: 24" or bigger...
  3. M

    34" UW vs. Dual Setup

    Hi, I have a budget of ~$1,000 for my monitor setup. I'm debating between the Dell AW 34" Ultrawide or a dual 27" monitor setup. I plan on using these for photo/video editing and gaming on the side. The allure of the AW 34" is its ability to reproduce color fairly accurately while offering a...
  4. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  5. GoldenOne

    Tearing on secondary display when cloning displays

    So I've been trying to sort this for a while now. I have two displays, an acer x34P and an elgato 4k60 pro capture card. the x34p connected via displayport and the 4k60 pro via hdmi 2.0. (I have a dual-PC setup and am not using passthrough) When I "Clone" the displays, the display that is set...
  6. X

    Absolute best display for lawyer (price irrelevant)

    Hello I am a lawyer who spends more time than I care to admit to staring at documents on a screen. All I really use my display for is word documents text PDFs. I am looking to purchase a screen that is 27-32 inches (still narrowing that range down), and would be very grateful for your...
  7. dvsman

    New Dell 49" display

    From: https://bgr.com/2018/10/15/new-dell-49-inch-monitor-productivity-beast/ "Dell designed the monitor, which boasts a 32:9 aspect ratio and 5120×1440 resolution, to be able to accommodate either one or two people comfortably. Picture-by-Picture mode allows for multi-tasking content from two...
  8. cageymaru

    Google Adds Features to the Youtube App to Remind Users to Unplug and Take a Break

    Google has gone the extra mile and added features to the YouTube app to allow users to take control of their digital well-being. Many people have become obsessed with their smartphones and watching YouTube. Notifications will alert them at night to tell them that a new video from their...
  9. M

    Samsung 55" Curved NU8500

    Hey Gents, Just letting you guys know I picked up this bad boy due to my failing eyesight to replace my AOC AGON 35QCX 200hz. Gotta say once properly set up it has not skipped a beat. https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/samsung/nu8500 There's a pretty decent review, I purchased mine in...
  10. HiCZoK

    Windows has encountered a BUG

    Ah... another year, another monitor with yet another bug crawling inside. Last year my trusty IIyama xb2483hsu-b2 got a visitor: And this year, few months old HP 27ea got a little asshole roommate. I blame the summer and not enough of a tight seal on a matrix of these monitors. But mostly...
  11. cageymaru

    Intel Drones Assist in the Preservation of the Great Wall of China

    Intel has sent drones to researchers to assist in the preservation of the Great Wall of China; specifically in the Jiankou section. By conducting surveys and taking thousands of high quality images, the drones have been instrumental in helping the preservationists to monitor the current state...
  12. Pieter3dnow

    AMD clarifies a bit more FreeSync 2 HDR (DisplayHDR 600) certification

    It seems that AMD has some kind of update on what exactly Freesync 2 HDR is exactly. http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/amd-clarifies-a-but-more-freesync-2-hdr-(displayhdr-600)-certification.html The monitor from Samsung described in the Guru3d article was also used in...
  13. R

    PCPer Reviews the ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ 4k 144Hz G-SYNC Monitor

    Ken Addison over at PC Perspective dove into ASUS' new ROG Swift PG27UQ, a 27", 4k, 144Hz, G-SYNC, HDR monitor. The 27" IPS screen can throw out 1000 nits of brightness, but only if you're willing to throw down $2,000. Check out the review here. It's a monitor.... with 3GB of DDR4-2400. What...
  14. cageymaru

    ACER Announces 49" and 55" 4K HDR Monitors

    ACER has announced 49" and 55" IPS 4K HDR monitors to be released on June 28, 2018 and June 21, 2018 respectively in Japan. Pricing isn't known on these yet. The 49" EB490QKbmiiipfx and 55" EB550Kbmiiipx displays share similar specs other than size. The HDR10 implementation on these monitors...
  15. R

    Monitor wont turn off in Windows 10

    I also had this problem under windows 7 on the same machine and it persisted through an upgrade to Win10. The monitor is set to turn off in 10 minutes, although the time doesnt matter, and sleep is set to never yet the monitor never turns off. I have tried powercfg /requests which comes up...
  16. F

    24'' (16:10) vs 27'' IPS monitor for work, help me decide

    Hello, Would you please suggest an IPS monitor for work, web and occasional photo editing next to my 1080p (16:9) gaming monitor? I am used to from my work to 24'' 1080p (16:10) however I'm willing to try the 27'' 1440p. I'm just not sure if it's worth it to my gaming monitor. I'm now...
  17. badcookies

    internet traffic monitor help

    Sooooo in unpredictable times throughout the night while im gaming (mainly FPS) my ping will spike from around 50ms to almost 2.5 seconds. The spikes resemble times when I'm gaming and say steam decides to download an update and blows up my bandwidth. (no, the above situations is not steam...
  18. L

    Nano IPS Monitors. IPS Glow? Contrast ratio

    I currently use a 27" Samsung C27F591, which is a SPVA PC monitor with around a 3000:1 static contrast ratio. I was looking for an upgrade, but I hate IPS glow and the low contrast of IPS panels. Do the new Nano IPS monitors from LG still exhibit IPS Glow and a low static contrast ratio? I...
  19. S

    Acer xb271hu - pixel brightness "shimmer" - defect or normal?

    When I turn on the monitor after it has been off for a while (1hr+) it has alternating levels of bright/dim in vertical bands. They disappear after the monitor has been on for some minutes (~5-10). The effect is more apparent at lower framerates (such as HotS being capped at 60 fps on title...
  20. G

    Best budget 32" 4K monitor?

    Hello! I'm quite curious which is the current best 32" 4K monitor. I need something that is at least 350 cd/m2 bright since something that is 300cd/m2 won't work in my current work conditions, being too dim (LOTS OF LIGHT IN My ROOM). High contrast, good colors and everything else, the...
  21. Pieter3dnow

    VESA adopts DisplayID 2.0

    https://semiaccurate.com/2017/11/20/vesa-adopts-displayid-2-0-changes/ Seems that this will fix a lot of problems moving forward and not just monitor based.
  22. dvsman

    Itchy trigger finger on a Samsung CHG90 ... any thoughts?

    I'm going through a mixed time in my life at the moment (great professionally, not so great personally / breakup with my girl), so I figure I'll distract myself with some new shiny tech bits. I was originally going to buy a new TV for my living room but YouTube video heads have said to wait...
  23. C

    Is it time for AMD/ATi to support G-Sync?

    I was in the market for a new monitor and I will say the sheer quality of monitors that support G-Sync now is insane.. I ended up wanting to get the Asus ROG Swift PG279Q (absolutely amazing gaming monitor) and all I could think of is it really would be nice to its customers if AMD/ATi would...
  24. noclevername

    [Warm] Acer predator monitors edit: nvm tn panels

    Not bad discount on new monitors from them Predator XB281HK 28" 3840x2160 LED Monitor Predator XB271HU 2560x1440 LED Monitor
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    4K monitor black screen during post over DP

    I have had a issue with all 4K monitors that I owned and it's driving me a bit nuts so I wanted to see if somebody has a solution. When I cold boot the PC the monitor shows picture during POST so I can enter the BIOS or see the boot menu. But 99% of the time when I restart PC the monitor does...
  26. L

    40" 4K curved PC monitor: Philips BDM4037UW vs Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100)

    Philips BDM4037UW and Samsung UN40KU6500 (UE40KU6100) seem to be a good choice for a large curved (3000R) 4K PC monitor. Unfortunately KU6500 (KU6300 in non-curved version) uses PWM backlight dimming, though BDM4037UW has some dramatic pixel response time issues. Which do you consider better...
  27. L

    Samsung UN40KU6300 as PC monitor for work (PWM flickering at high brightness)

    Hi. I'm planning to buy UE40KU6100 TV (which is a curved version of UE40KU6000 which is european name for UN40KU6300) to work and movies. I used it for a short time and I know it's great but I'm little concerned about flickering. On Rtings they say that this TV doesn't flicker at 50-100%...
  28. B

    AOC U3277PWQU 32" 4K UltraHD LED Monitor $399 @ Microcenter

    http://www.microcenter.com/product/478874/U3277PWQU_32_4K_UltraHD_LED_Monitor Is anyone brave enough to go try one or a few of these out? I like the size and the price, but the AOC brand name doesn't exactly instill confidence. But the specs are nice... 32" 4K 60hz VA panel... up until I saw...
  29. R

    Dasung Showing New Paperlike Pro

    Dasung introduced it's first E Ink monitor at CES 2015 and was met with complaints about bad drivers and faulty displays. They followed it up with a second model in a successful Indiegogo campaign in July 2016, raising over $190,000. A new model is available for pre-order dubbed the "Paperlike...
  30. S

    Samsung UN43KU7500 43" Curved 4K - $449 - BACK ONE DAY ONLY on 5/13

    UPDATE 5/12/17: Looks like it will be back for 1 day only on 5/13/17 https://slickdeals.net/f/10145200-samsung-43-4k-uhd-smart-curved-hdr-led-tv-un43ku7500-448-sam-s-club-b-m-and-online-w-free-shipping-may-13th-only...
  31. Spyro-

    Best monitor for fast-paced FPS games?

    Hi guyz. :) I'm looking for the absolute best monitor for fast paced FPS games (Quake). I'm open for all screen sizes and types, I just want the best Quake performance possible. Maybe one of the newer 240Hz models? Any advice plz? :)
  32. J

    Korean 32" 100Hz (OC) AMVA Panel.

    Hi guys. I'm so close to pull the trigger on this baby: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Perfect-Crossover-32SS-QHD-DP-Freedom-32-034-2560x1440-WQHD-DP-HDMI-Monitor-Remote-/322040746357 Before doing so I just want to ask if anyone has tried it? Or if I should reconsider? If not, I'll just buy one and...
  33. P

    Getting additional Display Port input to Monitor

    My 4K monitor only has 1 display port and 2 HDMI inputs that do only 30Hz. I'm looking to connect a second monitor using that one display port. Is there such a device that will allow me to do so? For example some sort of switch that will allow me to toggle between the two monitors using that...
  34. J

    new monitor suggestions based on my current pc build.

    So i did a major upgrade over the winter with intels retail edge winter deal. Picked up a 6850k Msi Krait mobo 32gb ddr4 corsair vengence led 2x evga ftw gtx 1070 hybrid gpus 256gb m.2 ssd off course i have more storage thats just a boot drive. Now yheres my question do I go 2k or 4k only...
  35. Zarathustra[H]

    How HDMI 2.1 Makes Big-Screen 4K PC Gaming Even More Awesome

    As we reported on last month, a new version of the HDMI standard is soon upon us. Many of you know that I use a large 4K TV as my primary monitor on my desktop. As fantastic as this solution has been, I've always wondered what if. What if I could have higher refresh rates than 60hz, or what...
  36. FrgMstr

    FSP Guardian Computer Power Supply Software Review @ [H]

    FSP Guardian Computer Power Supply Software Review - When it comes to computer power supplies and software, there simply are not a lot of entrants into this niche market. However along side of our FSP Twin 500W review today, we have FSP's entrant into the world of PSU monitoring and control...
  37. cageymaru

    Nixeus debuts new FreeSync monitor lineup at CES.

    Article on the Nixeus new FreeSync monitor lineup. Nixeus was the first to create a 30 - 144Hz FreeSync monitor. https://www.custompcreview.com/news/exclusive-nixeus-displays-27-inch-1440p-144hz-freesync-gaming-monitor-32-inch-4k-freesync-monitor/36062/ Nixeus Unveils World’s First 27-inch...
  38. R

    Samsung 4K TV AG coating removal?

    Hi, this is my first forum post. After reading the forums about using the UN40KU6300 as a PC monitor, I decided to give it a go and I am very happy with the experience, however the main thing that has been bothering me is the rather aggressive AG coat on this TV, so I have decided I want to...
  39. C

    4k, color accurate monitor

    Hi everyone. It seems to be that there's quite a few folks here with more in depth knowledge than I can find form typical reviews, so I thought you might be able to help me: I am looking for a new monitor. My source is a late 2013 retina MacBook pro, which tops out a 3840 @ 60hz. My criteria...
  40. S

    Windows desktop switching resolution automatically when using TV as a monitor...

    Hi all I've just purchased a Samsung TV KS8000 (EU) and I have a random issue related to using the TV as a PC monitor. I'm running a Windows 7 os and GTX 1070 gpu, my PC is directly hooked to the HDMI 2 on the One connect box. I like to run my desktop resolution at 1080p because 4k makes...
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