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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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Will I still be able to get 165hz

So if I had a Nintendo and I got a 27 inch monitor that has 165 hz refresh rate, will I be able to use that 165hz or not because I’m using a nintendo.
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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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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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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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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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Curved Monitors Triple Monitor Setup

So I am ready to finally make the leap to a triple monitor setup. Shopping for monitors is a horrible experience these days because there is about 9 million options. I am thinking about going with ...
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Small USB monitor

I am looking for a simple USB monitor that is between 11-15 inches screen size for a cheap price. I'm looking mainly for portability that I can plug it into a laptop to increase productivity. I would ...
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XBOX ONE S Screen

I am going to buy an Xbox One S next week. Now I found myself searching for a new screen. I prefer screens smaller than 30". Since the XBOX ONE S supports 4k resolution. I want to buy a screen ...
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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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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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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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Cheapest possible TV or monitor to use with retro PCs (PAL)

I would like to recuperate my youth and play around with Zx81, BBC Micro, Commodore Amiga, etc. All of these use a TV as their display, and in Europe take PAL input. Can anyone recommend something ...
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Laptops with adjustable screens (Popular designs are not proper to human anatomy)

When I look at my laptop's screen I feel that my backbone is not straight. And, sometimes I feel neck pain. If I move down my chair (or put the laptop higher) then I have sore arms and shoulders. None ...
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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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RGB bias lighting with HDMI passthru for ultrawide monitor

I'm looking into bias lighting for behind my monitor. I would prefer a device that has HDMI passthru since I plug in a few different devices (laptop, Nintendo Switch, etc.). The monitor is 2560x1080. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1440p 144hz flat screen gaming monitor recommendation

I want to build a gaming system to play FPS, Racing and VR games at 1440p 144hz. I need a 27" or 28" monitor recommendation that is a flat-screen, but no bigger as the monitors would stick off of the ...
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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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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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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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How can i use my dual monitor setup with my Home Desktop and also my work Laptop

How can i efficiently use my dual monitor setup along with the same keyboard and mouse with dual machines, (Home Gaming pc and work laptop) sometimes i need to work from home using my work laptop, ...
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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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Monitor recommendation for programmer

I am looking for a computer monitor. I am a software developer so it will be displaying a static picture almost all the time. I don't play games or play very rarely so I don't care about this. Besides ...
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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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USB-C Hub with PD and DP Alt Mode

I have been looking for a USB C hub that is able to charge via PD whilst at the same time taking the video signal from the port and offering it on a separate USB C port on the hub. However after weeks ...
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"Small" 4K LCD monitors (<24 inch)?

What small small 4k monitors are available that are less than 24 inches? The smaller and more affordable the better. Less than (i.e. not including) 24 inch nominal size (a 23.8 inch diagonal is a "...
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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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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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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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A computer monitor with a high refresh rate

I am currently on the lookout for an affordable computer monitor with a high refresh rate, starting at 120Hz, but preferably higher. The reason why I need a high refresh rate is that I need to control ...

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