Monitor Recommendation Please

Discussion in 'Video Cards & Monitors' started by Hater, Feb 18, 2019.

  1. Hater

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    Hi all,

    I was using a 34" 1080p LG ULTRAWIDE that I bought from here earlier in the year (for an insanely cheap price so no complaints whatsoever) but unfortunately it's started to flicker, dud capacitor or something I assume :(

    It was perfect for what I do, which is edit video. Ok it's not colour corrected ultra 4K professional studio grade or anything, but neither are my videos so who cares.

    I don't have all of the money in the world, and second hand is fine for me.

    What is the current go-to? I'm not against buying two monitors to get to the same screen real estate.

    Budget? Sigh. $500 I guess? I don't want a new monitor, the old one was great :(
     
  2. power

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    should call LG and go for a warranty. aren't they 3 years?
     
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    No receipt = they rub their hands of it

    It was built in 2015 so just outside of warrenty anyway :mad:
     
  4. power

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    that's a shame, sorry for the TC
     
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    sorry the :mad: was @ LG, not at you heh
     
  6. varin

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    It's a shame you can't go for warranty.

    What kind of use do you have for the monitor? Do you want to game on it, or is it just video editing?

    I've got a Viewsonic VX3276-2K, which is an IPS panel, QHD (2560x1440) and 32". I think it was good value at $350. Warranty for 3 years. However, it's only 60 Hz, so it's not great for gaming. I've been playing Witcher 3 on it, and getting pretty bad screen tearing. I'm actually looking to upgrade soon and currently tearing my hair out trying to decide on feature list. If you're not gaming, I can recommend it.
     
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    why would you not just run v-sync? or can't your PC maintain 60?
     
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    Been looking at a new monitor for the wife and have been looking at this exact one, if you want to sell it when you get your new one hit me up!

    Have you been keeping an eye on gumtree or anything? See quite a few ultrawides pop up for around that mark
     
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    Also check the Dell Outlet Store, their ultra sharp monitors pop up on there quite often
     
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    I'm a bit of a noob and I had v-sync set to "let the application decide". I've turned it on now lol. I'll have to see if my PC can handle it. I've got a fairly old processor (ivy bridge) and a 1060 (3GB). I refuse to play at 1080p on a 32" screen.
    I'll keep you in mind.
     
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    some FFT OP

     

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