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Ruti

Desk broke recently so work bench has become my battle station :p for next couple of weeks, currently testing the Philips (BDM4065) 40" 4K monitor. 

 

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Thats a Big Ass Monitor!

 

 

 

 

 

 

That CPU Interior looks soo neat, i keep fighting against dust on mine

 

Not very PC related but this is where I spend most of my time in front of a screen.

 

Lenovo Y570 paired with a PS3 controller, on a 42'' tv.

 

Can't do more in a 3*1/2 apartment!

 

 

What you growing there? Pot? lol you got everything you need to live in a 2*1/2 apartment.

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The_Observer

Monitor upgrade. Dell U3415W Curved w/Dell MSA14 arm. Out of box calibration report looked good so haven't touched a thing yet. Doesn't look I will have to. Definitely need Windows 10 and Modern apps in a Window with this much resolution. Windows Scaling works great at 1440p, at least at 120%.

 

Keen to do a review, would like to know how to this goes, and works. Looking at one of these, i guess they are more for a gamer than someone using to work like things.

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MorganX

Keen to do a review, would like to know how to this goes, and works. Looking at one of these, i guess they are more for a gamer than someone using to work like things.

 

Returned it. In the middle of viewing, bzzzt. Smell electronics. Internal power supply fried. Unacceptable for $1k monitor. Returned for refund. For productivity though, the workspace can't be beat. Picture quality was great. Not a lot of 21:9 entertainment support. Significant backlight bleed.

 

Rumored 120hz G-sync models 2nd half of year at least from Acer, but IPS not confirmed. Decided to go with a 1080p G-sync, 144hz, monitor until the next gen of 34" is available. It's what I want, but too soon, production quality is not where it needs to be at the $1k price point.

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The_Observer

Returned it. In the middle of viewing, bzzzt. Smell electronics. Internal power supply fried. Unacceptable for $1k monitor. Returned for refund. For productivity though, the workspace can't be beat. Picture quality was great. Not a lot of 21:9 entertainment support. Significant backlight bleed.

 

Rumored 120hz G-sync models 2nd half of year at least from Acer, but IPS not confirmed. Decided to go with a 1080p G-sync, 144hz, monitor until the next gen of 34" is available. It's what I want, but too soon, production quality is not where it needs to be at the $1k price point.

 

Cheers that really interesting. Think ill think ill stick with 2x 24" monitors till the reviews are better then.

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Thats a Big Ass Monitor!

 

That CPU Interior looks soo neat, i keep fighting against dust on mine

 

What you growing there? Pot? lol you got everything you need to live in a 2*1/2 apartment.

Green tea, Camomile, Parsley, also peyotes.

All for consumption, of course.

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CG-88

Woo!!

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Help up by a duronic bracker on a 610mm extended pole :)

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Ruti

Woo!!

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Help up by a duronic bracker on a 610mm extended pole :)

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Asetto Corsa on that setup, Damn

 

 

 

Green tea, Camomile, Parsley, also peyotes.

All for consumption, of course.

 

Peyote! Holy!

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CG-88

Asetto Corsa on that setup, Damn

 

 

 
 

Peyote! Holy!

 

 

I haven't played Asetto Corsa but have played project cars.

 

How would I setup Asetto Corsa to utilise everything as much as possible?

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Ruti

I haven't played Asetto Corsa but have played project cars.

 

How would I setup Asetto Corsa to utilise everything as much as possible?

Triple Monitor Setup, there are some external apps for asetto that you could find and put on top, but i havnt tried them yet. you gpu should take it all on ultra

 

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CG-88

Triple Monitor Setup, there are some external apps for asetto that you could find and put on top, but i havnt tried them yet. you gpu should take it all on ultra

 

 

Ah I see. I thought you meant it natively utilised four. I will take a look.

 

I have played Grid 2 & Project cars over three monitors which was cool.

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wickedlester

Mine.

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Mindovermaster

May I ask where you got those skulls?

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wickedlester

A friend painted them for me. They are ceramic.

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Shaun N.

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+warwagon

This is were I do most of my work from... I spend about 70% of my time here.

 

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Royalty

Desk broke recently so work bench has become my battle station :p for next couple of weeks, currently testing the Philips (BDM4065) 40" 4K monitor.

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Care to share your build that makes it able to run 4K? Thanks,

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McKay

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Royalty

Well any video card with dp1.2 is going to run 4k @ 60hz res but assuming you mean gaming.. i5 4690, 8GB 1600, and a OC 280x, ssd etc so as you can tell from those specs you won't be running @ 4K on ultra or even all high settings but I was surprised with the mix of high and medium settings that FC4 and DAI ran on.  I ended up dropping it down to 2560 for FC4 though and upping the settings, scaling works very well and better than it does on the 3415W.

 

Thanks for that. What do you think about this build? http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ctW7P

 

Do you think that'll be able to handle 4K?

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+Nexus18

Got a new tabletop/desk the other week.

 

Before:

 

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After:

 

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Now I just need a 34" UW screen!

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MikeM97

Got a new tabletop/desk the other week.

 

Before:

 

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After:

 

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Now I just need a 34" UW screen!

 

It looks awesome .

What OS is on it ?

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+Nexus18

Thanks :)

 

Windows 8.1

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+Dick Montage

I bought the same monitor off the back of a review on here.  It's lovely, but such a shame games rarely support it.

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Yup, frustrating when that happens! There are only really 3 games which I will put serious time into this year and that is batman AK, GTA 5 and battlefront, 2 of which are pretty much guaranteed to have proper 21.9 support so I'm happy enough.

 

I just cannot go back to a 16.9 screen now. Thinking of picking up the Samsung 34" VA UW monitor, apparently it is very good once calibrated, just waiting for some proper reviews on the motion clarity etc. first as well as a price drop.

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SpartanZX7

Here's a little album of my set-up. Once I change my keyboard I'll be finished. This little beast can also dualboot to Yosemite (OSX)

 

http://imgur.com/a/c5o9Q

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