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Need help selecting UltraWide Monitor

Jul 5, 2018
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Hello everyone !

My current monitor is starting acting up and I think it will stop working soon so I want to look for new monitor .
Now the question is.. what size monitor my system can run without any hiccups ... ?

I am not as much into gaming lately but I still do play some games here and there...
for the most part my games are like
War Thunder
Company of Heroes 2
Diablo 3
Battlefield 1 ( not sure if I will get the BF5 )

I was thinking on getting something like between 31 and 34inch screen perhaps.. ??

I do some photo and video editing so bigger realestate would be nice
here is my current system

P.S almost forgot budget is about 250-350$

I was also looking at this one..

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07C65Y79S/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A2WEQERLWJ42N3&psc=1

and this one

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06XFXX5JH/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A13BNE3P7C8THK&psc=1


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel - Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($299.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
CPU Cooler: Enermax - ETS-T40-BK 76.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($79.99 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Motherboard: ASRock - Fatal1ty Z87 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill - Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston - HyperX 3K 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($447.98 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Storage: Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SSC GAMING Video Card ($314.89 @ OutletPC)
Case: NZXT - Source 530 ATX Full Tower Case ($79.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic - M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply
Optical Drive: Asus - DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.19 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14LED 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14LED 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Case Fan: Prolimatech - PRO-BV14 87.0 CFM 140mm Fan
Monitor: Samsung - S22B350H 21.5" 1920x1080 Monitor
Keyboard: Logitech - G11 Wired Standard Keyboard
Mouse: Logitech - G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Headphones: Logitech - G633 Artemis Spectrum 7.1 Channel Headset ($92.98 @ Newegg Marketplace)
Total: $1498.98
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-07-05 19:03 EDT-0400
 
The size doesn't matter but the actual monitor specs do. You mentioned you want an ultra wide monitor-that pretty much means either 2560x1080 or 3440x1440. Higher resolutions and refresh rates will require more system resources to run effectively. A 3440x1440 monitor looks a hell lot better than the 2560x1080, especially if you go around the 34 inch size but it is more demanding and I am not exactly sure how well a 1060 would go about giving you great gaming performance. I personally have a 2560x1080 75hz monitor and I am extremely happy with it.
 
Jul 5, 2018
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I wonder how good or bad at 34" @2560x1080 games and regular stuff like web pages will look
or should I step down to lets say 32" @2560x1440 for higher pixel density
 

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