Ther perfect monitor - finally! LG 38GL950G

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  1. cbwolf

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    Nice unit! I guess the only thing I'd want (when it releases!) is HDR. Still running a Dell U3011 which I bought shortly after release but I simply can't jump to the currently exorbitant 27" 4k screens due to size (and price!) but it seems I'll be waiting a while longer...
     
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    imo the perfect monitor is a 32'' 16k 60hz microled 10000 hdr with variable refresh rate
     
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    Didn't watch vid, did they say how much money?

    Cries as I just dropped 900 bucks on the classic 27" 1440p gsync+IPS+144hz Acer X1 around 4 months ago... well its still a pretty sick monitor, but this new thing looks fully sick

    Consoles myself with the thought that I'd never get close to 60+FPS without selling a kidney to fund a RTX2080
     
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    yep, i want it. will be worth the wait. id be betting its about 2500 aussie when it first lands though.

    I also like the screen height over a 34 inch ultra wide. i find those a little skinny in height. this looks good.
     
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    ok make that 2 kidneys then (one for the monitor, the other for l33t gaming card)

    (hugs Acer XB271)
     
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    Couldnt watch more than minute, I think his voice has given me a mild stroke
     
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    do want, expect better qa than the acer panels.
     
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    No pricing as yet - i would expect at least $2k in Australia on release.
     
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    you forgot a zero
     
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    No HDR on this one?
     
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    ultrawide isn't for everyone. i'd personally prefer a 32inch 4k144hz hdr
     
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    I’ve never used an ultrawide but at this size I probably wouldn’t be opposed to the peripheral vision, at less than the requirements for 4k.

    Bring on the competition for Acer and Asus 27” 4k 144hz* panels!
     
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    I haven't liked the standard 34/35" ultrawides in the past because they're vertically too short - about the height of a 16:9 27" monitor. I also think that 32" is too small overall.

    I think this 38" ultrawide may be a sweet spot, where it's almost the height of a 16:9 32" monitor, but the width of a 40" 16:9 monitor.

    Also at 3840x1600, it's 25% fewer pixels than 4k and easier to drive.
     
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    What games are you playing where you get 144hz at 4k?

    I'm only just getting 60fps in bf 5 with everything on max
     
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    I have the original 38" from LG (bought at launch) and still love it. I don't game but if I did the new version would definitely be the one to get.
     
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    I second this.
    I second this re: performance, I can't even game at 4k and 60fps (Asus GTX980 Ti G1 edition) let alone get anywhere near 144hz. I currently have a 40" 4k 60hz, granted I'm not a huge gamer. I think the 'perfect' monitor is a 38" 1440p 144hz. The closest thing I've seen is the 31.5" 1440p 144hz which is what I'd be moving to if / when I sell this Philips unit.
     
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    I'll ask tomorrow what it will retail for..
     
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    Ugh! I have a 30" 1600p and there's no way I'd ever trade up 8" in diagonal and reduce my resolution as well... your 980Ti is severely limiting your 4k performance.
     

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