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Looking for monitor that looks like HP E233

I have 3 of HP E233 monitors currently and I am shifting countries. The belongings will take 6 to 9 weeks to get there. I will carry my motherboard with me. I am planning to buy a case and a monitor ...
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24" 2k vs 27" 2k monitor for Mac Book Pro 13 inch M1chip (2020) - Better text clarity and a lot of reading!

I am new to Mac and need help buying a suitable monitor.I am a technical writer and need to read/write a lot of text. Screen size (multiple tabs) and text clarity (clearer the better) are my priority. ...
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LG monitor shuts down after Windows boots up

I bought an old LG monitor that I wanted to connect with my AMD RX 590. I have another ASUS monitor that works perfectly. The LG monitor has a VGA to display port, and firstly it looks like it works. ...
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KVM: DisplayPort 1.4 4K @ 120 Hz single monitor, push button

Hardware I have the following hardware: ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ (supports 4K @ 144Hz) UNICOMP Classic 101 Black Buckling Spring (predates the Windows key) Logitech Marble Mouse After ~64 presses of ...
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Should I return my monitor for this backlight problem?

I recently bought an LG 27UP850 monitor, it has IPS display with 400 nits of brightness. In very dark scenes, I notice that on top left of the display the backlight is brighter than other places, is ...
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In the 34" - 38" screen size range, which 4K wide screen curved monitor has the lowest energy consumption?

I am looking to buy a LCD/LED monitor to attach with my Surface Laptop 5. The monitor should fulfil the following requirements: 4K resolution screen size between 34 and 38 inches one of the lowest ...
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G27Q vs Ei322QUR S vs XV272U

I'm about to get monitors for my PC and right now I'm between three: the Gigabyte G27Q, the Acer EI322QUR Sbmiipphx, and the Acer Nitro XV272U. As of right now, I'm thinking one of the Acer monitors ...
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Is there a way to mount a monitor away from a desk?

I have a narrow desk (it is not deep, i.e. there is not much space between me and the facing edge) and I have my monitor standing on a shelf behind the desk. I would like to get rid of the shelf and ...
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Ultralight ~14-inch computer monitor

Mirroring Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor at a much smaller size. The market is full of noname Chinese devices making it very hard make a tally. I guess USB C input is a given these days, having ...
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Is there a list of linux ddcutil-supported (or similar) monitors?

I have older monitor and switching input is action for 5s or so. I could really benefit from fast switching and being able to set other stuff like pip/etc. The problem is, that monitor manufacturers ...
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Does some monitor technologies cause more eyestrain?

I have 30" 4K IPS LED, and have huge eyestrain. Can IPS LED technology cause more eyestrain then others, what are reasons to eyestrain and tips to avoid it?
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Remote control for LG UltraFine Ergo 4K IPS monitor?

I purchased an LG UltraFine Ergo 4K IPS monitor (ID: 32UN880-B.BEU). Is there a way to use a remote control with it? (The goal is to change monitor settings from the remote)
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Monitor for programming: uw vs color gamut

Im currently using an hp 34f curved monitor and I was thinking to change this monitor since it feels too big and I find myself centering my apps in the middle of the screen. I dont use the pc for ...
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Solution for viewing wireless IP cameras in real time on a monitor

I installed some wireless IP cameras in my parents' house. They work great. The only problem, especially for them who are over 65 years old, is how to watch them quickly and easily. Currently, they ...
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I want to use my home laptop as an extended monitor for my office laptop

I have 2 laptops using Windows 10. Office Laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad) Home Laptop (Dell) I want to learn how to use one of these laptops as an extended display. I'm confused how many adapters I need. ...
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Best professional/programming 27" 4K monitor for eye strain regardless of price (up to $4000)

I am a researcher in computer science and unfortunately I became extremely sensitive to eye strain over the last few years. I am currently looking for the best available monitor (almost) regardless to ...
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Gonna get this monitor: IPS, 34-inch ultrawide (ratio 21:9) (curved) -- never bought a new modern monitor before, anything relevant I'm missing?

So my old external monitor just failed, and I need to get a new one ASAP. I think I've decided on this one: IPS (The IPS is important to me, because I really need the best viewing angles.) 34-inch ...
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How can I hook up my UMPC computer to a USB-C monitor while powering the device?

I have a UMPC (ultra mobile PC) GPD Win 3 as Pictured below. My goal is to use this with a USB-c enabled monitor and get more than 2 hours out of it (I can only do this while using the battery's power)...
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Looking for a portable screen for my laptop

About 4 or 5 times a year I need to use my laptop while travelling and I would like to carry a second screen. My current one is an old ASUS thing. It is fat and has split USB cable, which works only ...
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TV with small diagonal (32") without 4K resolution? Is that still up to date?

I am looking for a TV 32". I do not want an Android TV, my preferred OSes are Tizen and webOS. When I filter for 32" TV I don't find any that support 4K. It come in several online stores ...
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Best Monitor for 2023 16" MacBook Pro M2 Max and also for Future Gaming Rig?

Just bought a fully upgraded 16" MacBook Pro running M2 Max, and as a result, am looking for a very good 4K monitor. My configuration: Apple M2 Max 12‑core CPU 38‑core GPU 16‑core Neural Engine ...
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What is a good square monitor to use with a 2022 Macbook Pro?

I'm looking to try a square monitor. I typically work with word documents, PDFs, spreadsheets and R. My main complication is that a few monitors resulted in fuzzy text when combined with my 2022 ...
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Which monitor should I buy for my macbook air M1 and a possible Minisforum UM560?

Currently, I have a MacBook Air M1 (2020) running MacOS 13.3.1. I am planning to buy a Minisforum UM560 to run a Linux environment. Also, I am planning to buy a monitor. I would like to have a big ...
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Which OLED to get - Sony or LG?

TLDR; Is the 2021 Bravia A90J better than 2022 LG C2 in HDR10 ? Requirements: OLED 120 Hz 4k HDR10 48"+ , but ideally 55" as I use it also for C++/DirectX11 coding, plus playing XBOX One X ...
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Dedicated monitor for displaying weather forecast

I'm looking for the minimum cost/complexity to have a dedicated monitor or display that shows a detailed weather forecast. This could be a smart display, although I don't want to have to use voice ...
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Any recommendation for a monitor that works painless with a Macbook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro 16 inches with an Intel processor (2020) and I recently bought a 27 inches external monitor from Philips that was supposed to make my life easier at work. But there were a lot of ...
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Is it possible to mount the Samsung S27E370 monitor on a VESA arm?

It seems like S27E370 does not have a VESA mount that is compatible with most of the monitor arms on the market. I searched for adapters, but it's not even clear how I'd go about detaching the default ...
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Does 1440p monitor has any significant advantage over 1080p for gaming and live streaming?

I'm trying to decide between 1080p and 1440p Montor to buy for gaming and streaming on online streaming platforms like twitch , YouTube etc. Does 1440p monitor have any significant advantage over ...
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Out of these two monitors which one to buy?

I found these two monitors at Costco LG 27MN60T - 27 inches with 5 ms response time. Price $140. Link. Spec sheet Samsung S32b300nwn - 32 inches with 8 ms response time. Price $160. Link. Spec sheet ...
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Help needed selecting a monitor

I need help deciding between the 2 LG monitors: Monitor Size Resolution #1: 35WN65C-B.AUS 35" 3440 x 1440 Datasheet #2: 32UK50T-W.AUS 32" 3840 x 2160 Datasheet My primary ...
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Monitor for programming/reading - 4K IPS 60hz vs 4K VA 144hz?

I am working as a developer. I work per day 12-14hours, and I want to take care of my eye. I am currently using Monitor Dell UltraSharp 43 4K, but I think this screen is too much for me, and I want to ...
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Rotating monitor for customers

Does anyone know of a good monitor that can be rotated easily for customers to see. I know we have all seen the tablets that rotate at POS systems. Is there one that someone would recommend that just ...
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How to know if a 4K monitor with 2x HDMI supports 60Hz on both?

I am looking at buying a cheap-ish 4K monitor to use with my computer as well as an Xbox Series X and a PS5. As such I need at least 3 inputs. The computer can do Displayport, the two consoles only ...
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Is it worth getting a 144hz monitor when FPS games go only 80fps?

So I've been playing an FPS game which gets around 70~80fps usually. Upgrading my graphics cards is not an option now, so I'm willing to buy a monitor with 144hz, but I'm not sure if it would make any ...
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Will a 4k monitor work with an old graphics card that does not support 4k?

I'm thinking of getting a new 4k monitor to replace my current 1080p FHD monitor. I usually use my monitor with my personal and work laptops, both of which support 4k. However, I have an old desktop ...
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24" - 27" monitor recommendation

I'd like to purchase some 24" or 27" monitor. The must features: built-in speakers and adjustable height. I'm not a gamer, I'm a programmer, sitting in front of the monitor 10+ hours daily. ...
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Will my laptop work properly with high performance monitor?

I have HP EliteBook x360 1030 G7 Notebook 13" laptop. It's built-in monitor has Full HD resolution and 60Hz refreshing rate. I'd like to buy some kind of external monitor 24" or 27" to ...
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What manufacturers produce displays with no air holes?

Most budget computer displays (Under $200) on the market have ventilation holes on the back. Its hard to find a budget display with no ventilation holes, like smartphones are. Are there any monitors ...
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Which piece of data in the spec of a monitor do I need to look at if I want it to look COMFORTABLE for long-time use?

I feel some monitors look less tiring than others for long-time use. What information in the spec of the monitor is the most relervant to this? The spec includes resolution, refresh rate, color range, ...
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Monitor as TV - are lack of 24p and Dolby Vision a big deal?

Related to this question : the monitor in question (Aorus FV43U) does not support 24p and Dolby Vision. I don't really know what either of these things are; are they a big deal when it comes to ...
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New monitor, older graphics card - will they work together?

I'm thinking about getting a large monitor that also can be used as a television. The monitor I'm thinking about (Aorus FV43U) has DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.1, and USB-C ports. I have an older graphics ...
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How to make a monitor more “anti-glare”?

I’m surprised why this question isn’t asked, spent hours now trying to get an answer, but couldn’t find it. Im working in a very bright room, and cannot really do much about it. My monitor is facing ...
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Connecting a monitor to laptop via USB-C (Thunderbolt)

I have these digital connectors for connecting external monitors: HDMI (version: 2.0) USB-C (version: Thunderbolt 3) While the HDMI I would better like to leave untouched for connecting my TV. Thus, ...
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Connect second display to Lenovo M700 (DisplayPort to HDMI?)

I have a Lenovo ThinkCenter M700 computer (regular size, not the tiny edition): 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 2.0 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 1 x VGA (in use by first monitor) And I have two BenQ GW2282 monitors: 2 ...
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Ultrawidescreen monitor with aspect ratio that matches anamorphic films

I am looking for an ultrawidescreen monitor with an aspect ratio that exactly matches the most common anamorphic aspect ratio of 2.39:1 used in many films, in order to view this type of content ...
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Add a third monitor to Asus K513E

My laptop is an Asus K513E with the i7-1165G7, 16Gb of ram and the Nvidia MX330. It has 3 normal USB and 1 USB type c. I assumed that I could connect a third screen via USB type c, so I bought two ...
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Display/Monitor recommendations for the new MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 14” M1 Pro (2021 model) and looking to get an external monitor for it. I’m looking at probably a 27-34” screen size at 4K, as my previous monitor was an old 2012 ...
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Mini DisplayPort to USB Type C

How do I get excellent quality video output from Surface Pro 6 (Mini DisplayPort) to Dell (S2722DC QHD 1440p 75 Hz) USB-C monitor? I’ve used mini DisplayPort adapter to HDMI cable then connected to ...
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Ideas for displaying instructions on assembly work stations

I am looking for ways to introduce electronic work instructions to employees on production work station. Each working station needs to have a different set of instructions displayed for the worker to ...
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Unused component shelf lifetimes

Is there much data about how usage and storage regime impacts the the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) for PC components when they serve as emergency replacement parts but really go relatively unused ...
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