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I want to upgrade my current monitor, and I'm looking for something future-proof, seeing that a monitor is something that should last a while (10ish years).

The specs mentioned below are what I came up with, and are pretty much non-negotiable. However, I can not seem to find any monitor that meets all of these requirements. There is always something missing.

  • 4k resolution
  • 120Hz+ refresh rate
  • TN panel
  • G-Sync enabled

Considering Google search can be tricky when looking for specific things, I might just have overlooked one. Does anyone know of a monitor that meets those specs?

  • What dimensions are you looking for, and what's your budget? – ArtOfCode Aug 14 '16 at 9:00
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    4k and 120hz dosen't exist yet. DP 1.2 dosen't support it, nor does HDMI 2.0. You're going to likely either wait, or pick one or the other. – Journeyman Geek Aug 14 '16 at 11:57
  • Journeyman Geek is right. The moment 4k/144hz comes out we are gonna hear all about it. – Adam Wykes Aug 15 '16 at 1:28
  • @JourneymanGeek Weird, I could have sworn I had seen one with both of those specs that had an IPS Panel, but that probably was just my imagination, because I can't find it anymore. Do you want to make your comment an answer so I can accept it? – SunSlayer Aug 15 '16 at 4:49
  • Why the need for 120hz? The human eye cannot even detect that can it? – NZKshatriya Feb 28 '17 at 2:07
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You can't yet.

There's high frequency monitors but they seem to top out at 1440p in most cases. Some of them may have gsync.

All existing 4k monitors top out at 60hz as far as I know since the 'common' flavours of HDMI (2.0 for TV oriented gear and high end video cards) and DP 1.2) don't have the bandwidth for 4k/UHD and 120hz at the same time.

You'd need to pick one or the other.

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  • I thought DP 1.3, but not DP 1.2, can support 4k@120Hz. I haven't seen any DP 1.3 monitors or cables, though. Even if those exist, the only monitor that can do 4k@120Hz is that Dell OLED monitor for $5000 that was presented last year, but never made it to the market. – Wuschelbeutel Kartoffelhuhn Aug 26 '16 at 1:18
  • My bad. I got confused with the version numbers, which is annoying cause I got it right in the comments. – Journeyman Geek Aug 26 '16 at 1:40
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The Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ is said to be released in Q3 2017 and satisfies your requirements. It even supports G-Sync HDR. It'll likely cost around $1999 at launch.

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