Question Finding my monitor sweetspot

Jan 27, 2022
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TLDR;
Looking for the best value for money. 34" ish UWQHD monitor for work and some gaming.

1. What Is Your Country Of Origin?
Norway

2. What do you plan to do with this monitor? (ex. Games, Movie Watching, Photo Editing, etc.)
Work and light gaming (currently War Thunder)

3. What resolution and screen size do you want?
UWQHD (3440 x 1440), but open to suggestion

4. What refresh rate do you want? (ex. 60 hz , 70 hz.)
I am struggling to understand what would be reasonable. I know higher is better, but do not know when it becomes unnoticeable and just a gimmick. Open for suggestions

5. How much are you looking to spend?
Depends. Interested in the best value for money. Hoping for help to find the sweet spot.

6. Brands Preferred (ex. Samsung, Acer, Asus, AOC, HP, Viewsonic, etc. )
None

7. Brands Not Preferred (state reason why)
Probably because I don not understand why I should have a preferred one :p

8. Are You Buying More Than One Monitor?
Not as this time

9. How Many Displays Can Your GPU Support Maximum? And what GPU and driver version are you using if applicable?
RTX3070. Laptop has one HDMI and one Displayport

10. What Port Do You Want To Connect To (ex. DVI-D, HDMI, etc).
HDMI or Displayport

11. Is This Monitor A Primary Display Or A Secondary Display?
Yes and no. I guess it will be primary as I will set ut up as a workstation when home.

12. Is This A Secondary Display For A Laptop?
Answer above
 

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If I were you I go buy myself a 1080p monitor that would also support 4K at a lower refresh rate than the monitor supports at 1080p, best option at this time in my opinion.

Then again if I were to upgrade I get an 2160p that supports 8K at a lower refresh rate just to be awesome.
 

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