Questions tagged [monitors]

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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 togeher?

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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Light bar for DELL U3821DW ultrawide monitor

Trying to find a light bar that will fit DELL U3821DW ultrawide monitor. Couldnt find the best fit ? Any suggestions ?
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32" display with external power brick

I am looking for a display for office/programming use that needs to have these features: 31-32" resolution at least WQHD (2560×1440) resolution but 4K could be nice too IPS panel preferably ...
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Connecting webcam to external monitor instead of macbook pro usb-c

I have a macbook pro (with usb-c ports only). Connected to that I have an external monitor (Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor - U3419W - 86.5cm(34") Black). I would like to buy a webcam that I ...
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Cheapest 4K 27in+ thunderbolt monitor with PD

I’m finding it very difficult to find a USB-C monitor which is compatible with Mac and supports daisy chaining and power delivery. The problem is that many listing on Amazon etc don’t make it clear if ...
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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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Can ThinkVision handle HDMI & Type-c inputs at same time?

I use Lenovo ThinkVision M131 monitor to connect to ThinkStation via HDMI, and Mac via Type-c. I often switch between them with 50-50 usage. Can the monitor handle inputs from both HDMI & Type-c ...
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Monitors 3440x1440 34" vs 2560x1440 31,5"/32" for work and games

Advise, what is better for work (many open windows, 2 working windows on 1 screen at least - a browser on the left, a code editor on the right, for example, etc.) and at the same time for games. I can'...
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New Monitor Attributes and Features

I am considering getting a new monitor over the holiday season. I mostly work in Photoshop, but also do some video editing. I also code (mostly Visual Studio and SQL). I would love a curved monitor ...
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Ultrawide monitor that supports virtual monitors

I am searching for an ultrawide monitor that pretends to be multiple monitors. By that I mean the OS should recognise the monitor as two individual monitors (ideally configurable on the monitor itself ...
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What is the sweet spot for a display for a freelance graphic designer?

I will need to upgrade my ASUS 27" 1080p Designo display sometime in the next year or so and am wondering what is the sweet spot between the one I have and the watering-eye-priced ones used by ...
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Which parameter is related to image stability/flickering in an LCD/LED display?

I am looking for an external LED display, and one the features I am looking for is "image stability" (probably an incorrect term). With this I mean an image that does not flicker, as similar ...
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Display monitor without light

I am looking for monitor, which can not emit light - something like old Nokia's display, only bigger. I need it to have a backlight, which could be toggled - just like mentioned old phone display. How ...
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Wireless PC Monitor With Vesa mount for smartphone android 10+ screencast

I'm looking for a wireless PC Monitor With a vesa mount that is compatible with Android 10 screen mirroring. I saw the Samsung Smart Monitor M5 and M7 but it doesn't seem to have a vesa mount. Does ...
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Switching 2 monitors plus a TV (and mouse and keyboard) to a PC and a MacBook Pro

I'm looking for a solution that can help me switch between using my MacBook Pro for work and my Windows 10 PC for play, using two desktop monitors and a TV. Ideally this would include a KVM to switch ...
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Would a G-SYNC monitor prevent performance issues for underpowered GPUs?

I have an entry-level gaming laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GPU and I like to cap the few games that I play on it to 60 fps. Would an expensive gaming monitor that can handle refresh rates well beyond ...
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Can anybody recommend a good auxiliary monitor for a 2017 21 inch iMac?

Can anybody recommend a good auxiliary monitor (single display space mode) for a 2017 21" iMac, that isn't either enormous or extremely expensive (or both)? I've been using an old ViewSonic ...
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Convert 16:9 video signal to 16:10

Is there any device allowing to convert a 16:9 1080p video signal (which would typically come from a game console) to a 16:10 1900x1200 signal (for a monitor with such resolution) ? Typically, if I ...
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$100-$200 monitor with displayport daisy chaining

I don't need a super fancy monitor, but I would like it to support displayport daisy chaining. All the monitors I can find with this feature are >$300
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2160p ultra wide monitors

Am I missing something, or does there not appear to be any 2160p ultra wide monitors? LG did the 34WK95U, but that appears to have been discontinued.
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Widescreen monitor for graphic design and programming

I need a widescreen monitor for graphic design and programming. The monitor will be connected to a ThinkPad X1 Yoga (gen. 2). Specs: Flat, not curved IPS Panel Anti Glare Display QuadHD or 4K What ...
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Does my laptop support QHD external monitor?

I have an asus laptop UX430 two years now, and I am very pleased. Now I would like to buy a new external monitor to connect it to my laptop. I use my machine as a web development enviroment, ...
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Why is there a 6880*2880 resolution on my Xiaomi 34" curved monitor

I just bought my shinny new screen and the last one I bought was 8 years ago. It's Xiaomi 34" Curved 144Hz Gamining Monitor On Windows 10, I was surprised to see there is a resolution: 6880 * ...
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Monitor with adjustable height for home office?

I am looking for a new external monitor to connect to various laptops. My use case here is home office, not gaming. Requirements: 27 to 32 inch (bigger is better). Adjustable height for ergonomical ...
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Monitor upgrade candidates (hi res, hi refresh rate?)

Since my Vega64 just went up in smoke, I've recently bought a 6900XT GPU (damn you scalpers) and am thinking about upgrading my monitor to go with it. I've been using a Dell Ultrasharp 1440p for a ...
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Swivel Mount for 15.6" Portable External Monitor?

I've just bought a 15.6" external touch monitor (dimensions similar to Surface Book) as I'd like to carry it around occasionally. I'd like to add it to my existing desktop setup for routine use. ...
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I'm looking for the right hub / adapter which can work with my vga to smartphone cable and some other USB devices like mouse and keyboard

I'm using the adapter that you see below to attach a VGA monitor to my smartphone and I see on the monitor what I see on my smartphone (samsung note 3) : now,what I want to do is to find the working ...
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Portable 4k monitor with high refresh rate

I am looking for a portable monitor with a refresh rate higher than 60 Hz and a resolution of 3840 by 2160. It is easy enough to find each of these features individually, but I have not been able to ...
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Looking for a monitor to fit in a 30 cm height place

I'm looking for a monitor for my desk, but I have one mayor restriction. I have only 30 cm of space between the desk and a window. I'm searching a monitor that fit in that height. I have been ...
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I need 24 inch monitor LED with the following specs

Full HD 1920 1080 Have internal speaker ( do not need additional speaker to hear sounds) Price around $100 (cheaper better) Size around 24 inch. Support HDMI I've been searching for it in tokopedia ...
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A motherboard to fit with these components

I'm a total rookie when it comes to hardware tech news, so I'm relying on userbenchmark.com to choose stuffs. Here are the core modules of the rig I'm building: CPU: core i3 9100F GPU: GTX 1650S (...
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21:9 5k2k monitor recommendation

I have and old 29" 21:9 monitor that needs replacement. I love the the form factor. It's used primarily for coding, and sometimes for gaming. So the most important part is resolution, I was ...
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Large 8K and 6K resolution monitors or TVs for use as a desktop PC monitor

I'm looking, ideally, for a monitor or a similarly high quality and low latency TV with 8k resolution in 16:9 aspect ratio (7680x4320), or less preferably, but probably more realistic in the coming ...
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Portable Monitors bigger than 15 inch

I`m searching for portable monitors bigger than 15 inch. When I enter this to Amazon or Google Shopping, the monitors shown are not really portable or too small: They are thick. I don't want to use it ...
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