Forum discussion tagged with ultrawide.
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    Question Large Ultrawide Monitor Advice

    Hi Everyone, Looking at my latest monitor upgrade options and need some advice. I currently have an Acer Predator X34 and would like to make the jump to a 49 inch ultrawide, but I’m having a hard time deciding. It will be used for both gaming and work. The Odyssey G9 looks appealing, but...
  2. Kilnar32

    Question No picture on LG 29UM69G-B

    The monitor does not display a picture, but the sound works as well as the backlighting. I have tried both the HDMI and DP and nothing has worked. I was just wondering if anyone might have more insight on this issue and or ways to maybe repair it as the monitor is far out of warranty. The...
  3. naclmachine

    Question Is it possible to make two external monitors act as one ultrawide?

    With my new company we are using chrome remote desktop in order to connect to a strong local computer for 3D drafting work. I want to use the full screen application over 2 screens but there is no support for this. What I am wondering if it is possible is to set the two screens to act as 1...
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    Question Ultrawide 34'' IPS monitor

    Hi there, looking to upgrade my setup a bit, and I'm looking for a Ultrawide monitor 34'', IPS maybe curved? for about 300/400 $ if that is possible. Right now I have: LG 29UM58P AOC 24B1XH IPS 23.8 Would Possible retire de AOC and stay only with the two UW. Budget? Maybe 300/400 dollars...
  5. Yellowtofu

    Question Acer ultrawide monitors - how to change aspect ratio?

    Hi there. I don't know where else to find this information except for enthusiast sites like this, hopefully someone have experienced this and can help. I bought an Acer XV340CKP monitor, fantastic monitor especially for the price. Problem comes when I want to use my consoles on the display...
  6. rhsojitra

    [SOLVED] Dual Monitors vs Ultrawide Monitor with GTX 960 4GB

    Hi, I am planning a dual monitor setup for level designing in Unreal Engine which I started recently. I had one confusion regarding the setup on whether to go for an extra monitor and make a dual monitor setup of 1920x1080 monitors or get an LG ultrawide 3440x1440 monitor to work with my GTX 960...
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    [SOLVED] 100hz vs 180hz

    I have a Alienware AW3418DW. And I recently have been thinking about upgrading it. And stumble upon a Acer Predator monitor at my local micro center this model here: Acer Predator X34 GSbmiipphuzx 34" QHD 180Hz...
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    Question Ultrawide monitor Console Gaming

    I have a 3440 x 1440 ultrawide monitor to use with my PC mainly for editing pictures and watching bluray movies. Now, I also have a PS5 console and would like to use that on the same monitor, but the monitor does not support 16:9 aspect ratio. Is there anyway I can connect the PS5 to my PC and...
  9. Question Ultrawide dark patch / shadow in top middle

    Hi all, Unboxed the G34WQC today and when I was checking for dead pixels I noticed a dark patch / shadow on the top / middle part of the screen. Is this something “bad”, or is this par for the course of a budget-ish curved VA panel? Cheers!
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    Question HP Envy 34c Media Display - OSD/buttons issue

    Hi there, I have an ultra-wide monitor, the HP Envy 34c Media Display, which has worked fine for years but suddenly it started acting funny. The reason I post my question here is because my Google searches have turned out empty and I'm reluctant to open it up and check the hardware inside. The...
  11. SnakeHelahs

    [SOLVED] Can we talk about the 3070 RTX and 8GB of VRAM for 3440x1440 res gaming in 2020?

    Hello! I am specifically looking for information and opinions from people who monitor VRAM usage in 2020 titles... Preferably on Ultrawide 3440x1440 resolution. Would you say the 8GB offered on the 3070 is enough for 1440p Ultrawide gaming going forward? I have a 3440x1440 monitor, which is...
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    [SOLVED] AOC CU34G2X vs Hisense 55u7a

    I have NEVER owned a gaming monitor. For the last decase I've just been gaming on 1080p televisions. A few years ago I got a Hisense 4k 60hz TV which once again doubles as my gaming monitor. I think it has like a 30ms response time. Now that I'm more into gaming and have a 3080 on the way, I'm...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Planning to upgrade to Ultra-wide Setup (GAMING)

    Hello Friends, I hope u all are doing good and safe :) After using 1920*1080p after 6 years i am planning to buy new system and i am thinking to go with ultrawide this time Alienware 34 Curved Gaming Monitor - AW3420DW decided on this monitor. Few points 1. I have never used ultrawide setup...
  14. djjazzyjeff53

    [SOLVED] I need help with choosing the right monitor.

    I don't have the most knowledge about monitors just basic stuff and i found these 2 monitors the problem is I love really wide monitors so I found a ultra wide in my budget but it seems too good to be true, its very cheap for a ultra wide and has a good refresh rate. The other one is a slightly...
  15. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] HDMI or USB-C for 34” ultrawide?

    So my current setup consists of 2 24,5” iiyama blackhawks connected to my computer. But I’m getting an ASUS Zenbook Duo for my upcoming mechatronics study. I have two desks: one for my gaming pc, and another slightly bigger one for work, school, soldering and so on. To complete my study setup, I...
  16. J

    [SOLVED] GPU 1440p Ultrawide Gaming for ~ £400.

    I'm looking to get a new 1440p ultrawide monitor for my set-up and an upgraded GPU to power it. Not willing to shovel out massive amounts of money for Nvidias top range rtx cards so got my eye set on the Thicc III ultra RX5700xt, similar performance to the Red Devil but around £50 cheaper as of...
  17. lchrom

    Question My ultra wide monitor just fell off my stand, can I get it fixed?

    So I was rearranging my desk and I knocked my ultra wide monitor off its stand and it slammed hard on the desk. Turns out I broke the screen pretty hard, lcd display is wack now. Is there any service that fixes them? btw my monitor is LG 29UM68-P
  18. StigDenmark

    [SOLVED] Play LoL in ultrawide (3440x1440) with 2060 super on 4k tv.

    Hi, i recently bought an Asus Rtx 2060 super gpu, but the ultrawide resolution is gone from the graphics settings in league. Before i installed this card today, i didnt have a gpu, and was just gaming with my amd ryzen 5 3400g cpu with the integrated vega graphics. i had my desktop...
  19. A

    [SOLVED] Which budget ultrawide to buy?

    Hi, I want to buy an ultra wide monitor as a substitution for my two old Samsung monitors. Budget: up to 450 € (500 USD). Use: programming, browsing, video editing (nothing serious), a little bit of gaming etc. Currently I'm deciding between these three models. But I'm more prone to the first...
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    Question LG34GK950F or AW3420DW?

    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone had any strong views on which of these two would be the best investment? I'm running an R9-3950X, RTX 2080Ti, 32Gb of RAM. The LG gets slightly better reviews (although the Alienware is very new and hasn't been widely reviewed yet), has a higher refresh...
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    [SOLVED] known brand or better (on paper) specs when looking for a monitor?

    I am currently looking for a new 1440p ultrawide monitor to upgrade from my old 60hz 1440p AOC. Not looking to spend a huge amount of money for something like the ROG Swift so I found some pretty decent options for around £440. One looks better specs wise (1ms response time vs 8ms) and is...
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    [SOLVED] Which GPU for budget gaming build?

    My budget is ~600 USD CPU- Ryzen 5 1600. $85 MOB- ASrock 450b mATX. $70 RAM- Corsair Veng. 2x8GB. $65 SSD- WesternDigital 500gb $65 PSU- 500w. $50 Case- thermaltake versa h15 $50 I want to game at ultra on a 2560x1080p monitor...
  23. KaiiEatsCake

    [SOLVED] Any good Ultrawide 60hz monitors

    Hi I want to upgrade my monitor! I want an Ultrawide with 60 hz (I'd like the 60 hz for performance and cost reasons) I have found 2 but I'm not really sure.. My budget ist 250 dollars... btw My gpu: 1660
  24. Question Double 27" vs 49" Ultrawide

    Hi all, I've been using a double screen setup for quite a long time because I find it really practical when working with many programs at the same time (Photoshop, Indesign, Archicad, 3dsMax, Rhino, File Explorer...). At the moment I have 2x Dell U2515H with 2560x1440px . Thing is I got used...
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    [SOLVED] Ultrawide: IPS 1080p vs. VA 1440p

    I'm looking for an Ultrawide for my PC build that has a GTX1070. I'm stuck between the AOC CU34G2X 34" vs. LG 34GL750-B 34." Both are 144hz, but I'm worried about the different panel technologies. I mostly play Single Story Player and some Steam Indie games with some Digital Illustration...
  26. Z

    Question 1440p to 1080p ultrawide?

    I am looking for a new monitor and would like some advice on what to get. So currently I have a 1440p 144hz 27 inch display that I've had for years now and its begun to flicker and its been getting worse as time goes. I want to make the switch to an ultrawide display but I cant seem to find...
  27. J

    Question MAG341CQ vs VG35VQ vs XG35VQ

    Morning! Need a new monitor, thinking about going ultrawide. My budget is about €700, and I found these three monitors, here is a comparison link (but it doesn't show everything, like the input lag is missing from two of them) https://www.displayspecifications.com/en/comparison/42caf527c MSI...
  28. Diltoid24

    Question Extreme artifacting in second and third monitors

    I have an Aurus 2070 RTX installed in my rig. My main monitor is a 35" ultrawide AOC, second and third monitors are Sceptre brand 27". I have no issues at all with the 35", but the two 27" monitors have been experiencing extreme artifacting and occasional loss of signal after switching to...
  29. Finair14

    [SOLVED] Ultrawide Gaming ?

    Hi Guys I am currently building a system to game on my ultrawide 2560x1080 monitor. I have currently configured the build to include an i7 9700k and a 2070 super however i was wondering if this was overkill for the resolution and whether i could get away with an i5 9600k and 2060 super. I am...
  30. K

    Question Compatibility with ultrawide monitors

    Is there a way to check if semi-old pc's/graphic cards will work fine on ultrawide displays? (say 29-34"). I'm looking at buying one of the refurbished but updated computer towers on ebay or amazon and they seem to be machines from around 2012 with updated everything except graphic cards. I...
  31. I

    [SOLVED] Need help with deciding on a monitor.

    I'm adamant on upgrading to an ultrawide monitor this christmas and have found two great, cheap monitors, but I'm having difficulty deciding between the two. I'll be running it with: GTX 1060 6GB i5-7600K (OC @4.5GHz) 16GB DDR4 RAM And I mainly play fps/racing games and browsing through...
  32. willyburns

    Question Do you watch 4K videos using an Ultrawide monitor, or just 1440p?

    Do you stream YouTube at 4K when using an ultrawide monitor (3440x1440)? YouTube sert to auto defaults to 1440p, however, there are extra pixels going to waste at that resolution compared with a 2560x1440 monitor right? I'm not even sure it makes much of difference IRL, and videos stream faster...
  33. R

    [SOLVED] Ultrawide 34" lg 34gl750-b vs lg 34uc89g-b

    Im looking to buy a 34 inch 144 ultrawide monitor. I've seen lg 34gl750-b and lg 34uc89g-b. For the uc89g i find a lot of reviews and content but not for the gl750. In terms of specs they seem pretty similar appart from the usb ports. does anyone of you have any experience? Thank you.
  34. Z

    [SOLVED] Acer Z35P or AOC AGON AG352UCG6

    Both are similar spec, however there seems to be more issues online with AOC but just wondering which would be better in terms of reliability, and no flickering etc.
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    [SOLVED] Should I get an ultrawide or a 4K monitor for my RTX 2080 Ti?

    I've got a new build with an RTX 2080 Ti and I'm wondering if I should get a 3440x1440 120Hz Ultrawide monitor or a 4K 144Hz to take out the full potential of my 2080 Ti It is for gaming, I play all kinds of games like the new Modern Warfare, Hearthstone, and I'll want to play upcoming games...
  36. P

    [SOLVED] Is this 3840x1200 120Hz Ultrawide monitor 4K?

    Hi. I'm looking for a monitor for my new build with an RTX 2080 Ti I'm interested in ultrawide monitors, I've never had one but lots of people say they are the best for gaming. But then I also thought about getting one 4K 144Hz like the ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ...
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    [SOLVED] System reboot after display resolution change

    Hey guys, I have a problem with my monitor since yesterday. More below: So, I have an LG 29WK500-P ultrawide display. Yesterday my graphics card died so I replaced it with my previous one, a Radeon R7 360. My problem is when I boot my PC and log in to Windows 10 the display's resolution is on...
  38. P

    [SOLVED] Which kind of monitor should I get for an RTX 2080 Ti for gaming?

    I got a new custom PC build with an RTX 2080 Ti and a i9-9900K I won't use my PC for working or streaming or anything else, just for gaming, and I'm not very much into immersive single-player games, I play more online multiplayer games like Call of Duty, Forza and others, but sometimes I do...
  39. R

    [SOLVED] 1440p gaming ultrawide help

    I am looking to get my first ultrawide and am not sure what the best option is to go with right now. I am looking for a 1440p, >100 Hz GSYNC monitor that I plan on using mainly for gaming. I learned about the Acer X35 and Asus PG35VQ, but they are not widely available, are $2500, and come with...
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    Question Need a GPU for dual monitor setup: 4K and ultrawide 1440p

    My main question is what can I expect from an industry-leading GPU in terms of framerate/performance when running programs simultaneously on both monitors. Say I am running a game on one and a resource-intensive program (GUI/high memory usage) on the other. What GPU would I need for optimal...