Forum discussion tagged with 4k.
  1. O

    Question 1440p with 125% scaling VS 4K with 200% scaling

    My brain thinks 27" 4K with 200% scaling will give less realestate (bigger text etc.) than 27" 1440p with 125% scaling True? Or will both give 1080p result, just different pixeldensity, sharpness etc.?
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    Question PC lagging while connected to 4K TV, even if turned off

    Hi All, In my pc I have a monitor FHD (1920 x 1080) and a TV that has native resolution of 1366 x 768, they are connected in duplicate mode using 1920 x 1080 resolution and I can run games on 60fps just fine. Now I switched my TV for a LG 43' 4K (ur7800) and regardless of the configuration or...
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    Question Is there anything worth upgrading to from a 4k 120hz monitor? $600-$800 budget

    I'm looking for upgrade suggestions. I bought the Acer Nitro XV273K 4k 120hz in 2019 for $700. I am struggling to find a worthwhile upgrade that would cost me less than $800. I'm willing to compromise on 4k down to 1440p if the overall experience is worth while. I could spend up to $600-$800...
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    Discussion Best budget upgrade from a TCL 55R616 Roku TV?

    I have a 55R617 Roku 4K HDR television. In most ways, the picture looks excellent to me. However, with certain images, there is banding in multiple areas, and the local dimming has a side effect that causes images with a lot of sky or other light colored areas and a 4x3 aspect ratio to have...
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    Question Monitor choice for a 3080 GPU ?

    Hi all I’ve been spending quite a lot of time researching monitors since I want to upgrade my current Acer Predator 1440 144hz TN panel since I don’t quite like the picture quality anymore. I’ve come to 2 choices that are the Cooler Master GP27Q and the Samsung odyssey NEO G7 as they both use...
  6. Random Binary

    Question Need advice on sourcing a small 4K/UHD smart TV or monitor with speakers please ?

    Hi folks. Because I haven't got much space for my PC setup I really need a 24-27 inch 4K/UHD smart TV or monitor with speakers (or at least a 3.5mm jack for my PC speakers). At the moment I've got an ageing LG 24 inch 4K/UHD monitor which needs replacing because the display is starting to wear...
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    Question Any way to tell if a DP or HDMI output port is 4k compatible?

    I'm planning on buying a used tiny PC for 4k streaming to TV from Youtube and Streaming services. (No, not interested in Chrome thingy, I want a PC that I can install Brave browser on. No, Raspberry PI cannot handle 4k videos without stutter and lags, I have tried.) I'm aiming to buy a PC...
  8. MachoFantastico

    Question Looking for a good 4K display for PC and PS5 - Overwhelmed.

    Hello folks, So I appreciate that you get a lot of these questions here, but having done a good few months of research I feel like I'm nowhere near deciding on what would be a good 4K display for me. Read many articles and reviews, watched thousands of videos, and looked around the web for...
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    Question 4K +144HZ Monitor Suggestion

    Hello, After the changes in my system, it was time for the monitor, but it is very difficult to make a choice in this regard, I am waiting for your opinions and recommendations. I'm stuck between the options below. I want it to be 4K and minimum 144 Hz, if possible, I'm in favor of real 10-bit...
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    Question 4k Monitor with 2070 super

    hi! so i wanna buy a 2nd monitor, currently im running a 22" 1080p monitor. I have an rtx 2070 super, and i cant decide if i wanna upgrade to a 1440p or a 4k monitor. Why i would wanna get 4k: more crisp picture for everyday use such as browsing, coding etc better for movies/shows Why i...
  11. denielpls

    Question 4K monitor wont display 1080p properly

    Hey guys ive recently bought a 4k monitor but when i tried to change its display to 1080p it displays like a cropped version of 1080p instead of upscaling it to full 16:9 of the monitor, does anyone know how to fix this? View: https://imgur.com/EQDojn3 View: https://imgur.com/T9LtC0s Thanks!
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    Question ASUS PG32UK - Urgent question on Hz and Freesync ?

    Can the ASUS PG32UK 4K do 144Hz at 4K with HDR via HDMI 2.1? The monitor supports 4K 144Hz. I have an ASUS TUF 4090 which supports HDMI 2.1/HDR and a very good HDMI 2.1 cable. Online I read some conflicting answers. I believe you can but wanted to check. Also, I have to use HDMI and not DP...
  13. Luca1992

    Question Triple 4k monitors

    Good evening, I recently build a computer for a friend that is simracing. I7 13700k Asus TUF RTX3090 32gb DDR5 Etc. Once done I went to his house to plug this beast on his brand new simrig. I did spent all the afternoon trying to activate the 3 screens he bought. Samsung Neo G7 32" 4k. The...
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    Question 4k 60 or 1440 at more

    Hello, pretty new here and appreciate any input. I get a new system every 5-6ish years and want to know what type of monitor you would recommend. I want to play at 60fps or more with the highest settings possible and want this to continue over time, which will be harder as 4k resolution games...
  15. redh4t

    Question UHD Ultra wide / 43" 4k monitor for new 7900XT rig

    Hello, I am planning to upgrade my 8years PC to a new one and can't decide on a monitor to get. Graphics card target 7900XT or 6950XT so AMD FreeSync would be a must. I am still in a crossroads between 34" ultra wide UHD and 42±43" 4k monitor. I am more an a MMO RPG/RPG or ARP games guy -...
  16. ShuraKat

    Question Does CPU matter for 4K gaming?

    Hi, guys! As the title says, my question is very simple, but somehow i am having a hard time to find an ultimate answer for it. Is it okay to pair an I3 12100F or a i5 12400F with a RTX 3080 if i play at 4K, for example? Since we are at a ultra high resolution, the game becomes GPU bound...
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    Question 32 Inch Monitor for PS5 & Xbox Series S (Possibly X) - 4k

    Hello I am looking for a 32 Inch Monitor for use with my PS5 and also Series S (Maybe getting a Series X though). Looking for 4k. Budget between £500 and £800 approx. Any good ones to look at and ones to avoid? Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Gaming Monitor Choices

    Hey there. Looking to see if anyone has one of the three following monitors, and any pros/cons/warnings against them, or suggestions on better choices than what ive chosen for the ~27in/800$ realm. All are IPS, 4k, 1ms, 144hz, 2.1 hdmi Acer Nitro XV282K...
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    [SOLVED] What "budget" GPU for 4K World of Tanks gaming with med settings

    What GPU do you suggest to play World of Tanks on 4K resolution with medium settings?:unsure: Current config, which I would not like to change if it's avoidable! CPU i5 7500 Motherboard Z170A Krait Gaming 3X Memory Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 2400MHz HX424C15FBK2/16 PSU CORSAIR RMi...
  20. Endlessethan

    Question Rearange displays issue

    Here is the issue I am having View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjBRNKuCUWQ I rotated the monitor on the right 90 degrees but ever since I rotated the monitor they don't align properly. Monitor on the left is 4k (3840 x 2160) while on the right is 2k (3440 x 1440) On rearrange displays...
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    [SOLVED] new build - AMD 5700G or 5600G

    Apologies if my post is OT for this forum group. Couldn't figure most appropriate group. I'm thinking of building a new pc. I would like to use either the AMD Ryzen 7 5700G or the Ryzen 5 5600G because they have built-in graphics. I'd prefer not having to buy a graphics card if I don't...
  22. Tommy Sawyer

    Question Why the Samsung UNHU8550 UHD 4K TV can't play 4K?

    I have a Samsung UH75HU8550 UHD 4K Television and it can't stream 4K from Fire Stick, Amazon, Netflix, etc. I called Samsung support and they connected into my TV. I was told that the TV was made in 2014 and they had just started 4K at that time, so the internal system can't keep up with...
  23. LazerTechX

    [SOLVED] 4K Youtube playback performance issues

    Hey guys wanted to ask about my two systems, System 1: Ryzen 3 2200G 16GB DDR4 2666(2x8) GTX 660 Windows 10 20H2 System 2: i3 3220 8GB DDR3 1333(2x4) Integrated graphics Windows 10 20H2 The problem is that whenever I play a 4K youtube video on both systems, System 1 would use about 40% and up...
  24. ryublue

    [SOLVED] 4k gaming question

    ok so i have a RTX2080 and an old samsung 4k monitor. when i play Final Fantasy 14 i play at 1440p because i cant see a difference between 4k and 1440p. this last weekend i discovered something about my setup. its possible i have a D.port cable thats 1.2 and maybe my monitor is D.Port1.2 and the...
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    [SOLVED] Is my CPU good enough

    Hi guys. My current set up is an i7-6700, 32gb ram, 980ti sli, 1000 PSU. I'm looking to upgrade my GPU to either an rtx 3080 or 6900 XT. My question is, if I match it all up with a high Hz 4k monitor, will I experience any bottle necking due to my CPU? Please and thankyou. Dom
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    [SOLVED] Best high-end Mobos

    Will any of the high-end motherboards models of the x570 or b550 last longer than the others at 4k gaming? I'm talking about even short amounts of time.
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    [SOLVED] When will the CPU become the bottleneck for 4k gaming?

    I know the gpu is the bottleneck right now but I want to get a cpu that will continue to run 4k as well and as long as possible. Is it worth it to buy the 5900x now because it will continue to run better in 4k in the future or would something like the 3600x run just as well and last just as...
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    Question quad monitor setup. three 1080p and one 4k

    I currently have a triple monitor setup and i'm planning to add a 4k monitor mainly for aesthetics and occasional 1440p gaming. will this add too much stress on my gpu? mostly it'll be used for just browsing. i have an rtx 2070super. thank you.
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    [SOLVED] 4k 60 monitors on PS5

    After finally securing my ps5 I was looking to get a nice 4k monitor to pair with it. I saw the LG 27UL850-W on amazon and it looks like a very nice monitor, though I’m not sure weather to pull the trigger and buy it. If anyone has any recommendations feel free to let me know...
  30. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] OS res vs In-game res - Which am I seeing?

    -I have a 4k native tv I use as my monitor. -I have windows set to 1440p res so I can use 120hz refresh rate. Question: If I set a game to 4k then am I actually seeing 4k resolution or does the Win10 display res override that?
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    Question Stuttering and weird slow down in game - RX 6800 XT

    Dear people, I bought a RX 6800 XT to be able to play games on 4k and have fun. Now recently i have started tweaking and trying many different things to make it work after seeing others play on 4k on Youtube. Right now i am having some weird issues which i have never had before. The games i...
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    [SOLVED] Which gaming monitor to buy??

    Hi everyone. I will be buying a gaming monitor veey soon and want some advice. My pc has an rtx 2060 super and I7 9700K and 32gb ddr4. I want to play on 4k, basically I want to know which monitor you all think is best, I want 32inch minimum and would like 120hz or above and gsync. Also do you...
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    Question 4K or QHD

    Hello everyone! Should I buy a 4K screen and in heavy games play on 2K (because there are still no video cards that run in 4K all heavy games above 90 FPS) or just buy a 2K screen (because I realized that if you play below the natural resolution of the screen the picture does not look good) Does...
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    [SOLVED] Can someone suggest me cheapest upgrades to help me play 4k at ultra settings

    My current specs are as follows : 550 Watt PSU i5-9400f CPU RTX 2060 S GPU 2*8 GB DDR4 RAM Samsung 4K 55 inch TV Monitor I have already spent around $1500 dollars to get this going, can afford to spend upto another $1000 to get 4K 60 FPS Gaming at Ultra
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    [SOLVED] 4k TV display

    Hi all, with the new consoles around the corner, I have started looking at upgrading my display top 4K. I have so far been gaming on a PC plugged to 1080p monitor, and have not bought a TV in over a decade. As such I would love to get some advise on what to look out for, assuming I have very...
  36. NoLongerHuman

    [SOLVED] Are there any 4K, HDR, 21:9, g-sync, 144hz monitors anywhere?

    Are there any 4K, HDR, 21:9, g-sync, 144hz monitors anywhere? Idk why I can’t find one with all of this in it it’s pretty much my dream gaming monitor but maybe I’m overlooking something?
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    [SOLVED] Displaying 1080p and 1440p content on a 4k monitor: does it look so bad?

    I am going to buy a new monitor as my old 1080p S27A950D has failed after 8 years using it. I am considering buying a 4k monitor (27" or 32"), something not high-end but "fairly decent" (such as the EW3270U or 326M6VJRMB or 27UL850 or something similar). My use will be mixed: gaming, video...
  38. L

    [SOLVED] 4K TV Recommendations

    I’m in the market for a new 4K 50-55 inch TV, and I was looking for suggestions. Ideal budget would be under $800 with a hard limit of $1000. Heard good things about TCL 635 and I’m a fan of the Roku integration. Anyone have experience with the TCL options or alternatives? Main use cases would...
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    [SOLVED] Help: laptop with HDMI 1.4 only supports 1920x1080 on LG ultrawide screens?

    For work, I have the following Dell Inspiron 5593 laptop. The configuration I have is 8GB memory, 256GB SSD, i5 CPU, Intel UHD graphics. It has a HDMI 1.4 port. There are no USB-C or DisplayPort output, only a couple regular USB 3.1 ports. At work we have two types of displays made by LG...
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    [SOLVED] Monitor Help! 1440p @165Hz & 1ms OR 4K @60Hz & 4/5ms

    Hey Guys, I am about to build myself a brand new gaming pc (super excited) just waiting for the Ampere launch and things should start to get in motion. However, not sure what to do about my monitor. I am aiming to get a 3080 so am definitely looking at upgrading from my current 1080p 144hz...