Questions tagged [monitors]

For questions about external display units for computers and other computing platforms such as consoles. Use the [displays] tag if the screen is embedded into the hardware in question.

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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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Looking for a budget monitor

I want a budget FullHD monitor. The primary use is for office stuff (reading, email, ssh connections, etc.) I want it to have a HDMI input and some audio output in case i end using it as monitor i ...
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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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USB 2.0 touchscreen monitor 10'' to 15''

Basically searching for DoubleSight DS-10UT but bigger (13 inches seems ideal). Requirements are following: USB only, ideally signal and power in single cable. No HDMI/DVI/DSUB + USB, USB+Power is ...
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144 Hz IPS monitor which pass Lagom.nl Sharpness test

I'm looking for a high refresh rate IPS monitor. It should have no problems with text clarity, because it will be used not only for gaming/entertainment, but for web browsing and reading also. This ...
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55" 4k moving picture display device without bells and whistles

Must not have: smart features (Android, WebOS etc.) webcam and mic Must have: Between 55" and 65" panel 4k (2160p) resolution At least 3 HDMI inputs Reaction time good enough for games VESA mount ...
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Cheap Dual Link DVI to DisplayPort Adapter 144Hz

Background I'm owner of a Mac Pro (late 2013), and I recently bought a BenQ XL2411Z as primary monitor, and my "old" Mac Monitor as secondary one. I bought also the BenQ because I wanted a ...
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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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Choosing professional Monitor

Can't decide between these 3 monitors: BenQ PD3220U LG 32UL950 Dell UP3216Q All 3 of them seem to have pretty similar characteristics and price which makes it really hard to choose. All 3 are 4k60, ...
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Is there a device that can view 4 computer images on a monitor?

I know there are monitors capable of displaying 2 or 4 inputs at a time but Is there a device that can view 4 computer images on a monitor?
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Monitor: very low minimum brightness, 4K UHD, 27" (or higher)

The monitor is going to be used mostly for office work (programming and browsing) and occasionally for watching a film. It should have the following properties: Very low minimum brightness: Monitors ...
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Photo Editing Monitor suggestion? 30-32 inch 4k <=$1200

I'm looking for a 32 inch 4k monitor for general use as well as photo editing. I'm just an amatuer photographer so I'm not super picky but I want something that will last a while. My budget is $1200....
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good monitor for linux photo editing

I'm looking for a monitor to do photo editing on Linux. I have been really impressed by the Apple iMac 5k displays: the display is really sharp and the colors are really amazing. Obviously, I won't ...
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What monitor size and resolution for analyzing Lidar data

I have just started a PhD for which I will also analyze LIDAR data. Our IT guy has asked me what kind of monitor I would like, with the following options: 24 inch Full HD + small SD monitor. 27 inch ...
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What's an ideal center monitor in a ~23" triple monitor setup for 90+/10-% productivity/gaming?

I currently have a triple monitor setup with three 1080 23" monitors. The side monitors have IPS panels and the center one has a TN panel. The monitors were purchased in 2011 for a budget price ($100-...
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Displayport 1.3 cable

I am looking for a new Display Port cable for my Asus ROG SWIFT PG279Q monitor. It has to work at 2560x1440 @ 165Hz and that is only possible with DisplayPort, however not all DP cables support this ...
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Dumb TV or Monitor with speakers

I'm looking for a Dumb TV or basically a flat panel monitor with built in speakers. Would want it to be somewhere between 15" to 20". Just want something that I can use in my workshop shop or tote ...
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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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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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Which dual monitor mount/arm to go over a 43" monitor

I'm using a 43" monitor (stands 62 centimetres tall off the desk) and want a dual monitor arm to go above it, but many brands are too short. What dual monitor arm/mount can lift the two screens ...
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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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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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Wireless (240-300') monitor/keyboard/mouse extender

We have a situation where we want to extend a second display (hdmi to large screen TV), Keyboard, and Mouse approximately 240-300 feet away from the computer. This is a situation where we can't ...
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VESA vertical offset mount bracket

I have a need for something that I can only describe as a "drop mount" or a vertical offset bracket for 100x100mm VESA mount holes. I have a 3-monitor setup with an iMac as the middle screen, using ...
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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 us a TV as display, and in Europe take PAL input. Can anyone recommend something very, ...
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Should choose 32Inch or 27Inch for 2K WQHD PC Monitor?

I going to buy a Monitor, this gonna be my first monitor so I plan to get a monitor that could output Above Average Visual Experience. Main Requirements: 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440 Resolution) Refresh ...
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Linux-Compatible Touchscreen Monitors (Non-Capacitive)

I need to find a touchscreen monitor, preferably 24" or close to that, that is not a capacitive touchscreen (preferably resistive or optical), and is Linux-compatible. I've had extremely bad luck ...
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What field monitors would people recommend for using with the Sony HX60 camera?

I am seeking recommendations for a field monitor, with screen size around 7 inches which can be used live with the Sony DSC HX60 camera on a tripod, while connecting to the camera's HDMI out port, ...
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Budget monitor smaller than 20" for gaming

The monitor must have those characteristics: FullHD (1920 × 1080 pixel, 1080p) Flicker-free/Flicker safe 75-120 Hz Response time 1-5ms AMD Freesync IPS Smaller than 20" 16:9 aspect ratio Built in ...
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VESA flush wall-mount with height adjustment

I use a single 43" Samsung monitor with a "standing" desk (which I can raise and lower between sitting height and standing height for work). I need the monitor's height to adjust independent of the ...
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Best monitor for a gtx 1070

I want to change my 1080p 60 hrz low budget monitor. I have a GTX 1070 and my choice would be a 24" 1080p 144hrz with g sync, for a dual screen. Using the old one for web browsing. I think with 27" ...
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UHD+ Touchscreen for Content Creation

For arguments sake there is no upper bound on my budget, but the lower the better, clearly. I am looking for a touchscreen display of 30 inches or greater that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 or ...
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Monitor with low screen temperature

I'm using an HP ZR30w 30" monitor, which is great to arrange things on the screen, but also gets a very high screen temperature (basically you almost can't touch it). Is there any kind of technology ...
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Looking for external monitor comparable to my MacBook Retina display

I am looking for an external monitor that is comparable to the Retina display on my late 2013 MacBook, can anyone suggest options or help as far as what specifications I should be looking for? I am a ...
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Which laptop for Linux with 4k external monitor?

I've been doing a lot of research but I can't seem to find an answer to this question. A plethora of laptops exist that do work well with Linux (I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, but if an answer is available ...
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Monitor arm stand that can be parallel to ground/angle adjusted constantly with hands

The LEVO Deluxe iPad Floor Stand can let you angle the tablet any way you want, put it parallel to the ground so you can lie on your back and look upwards on it. You can turn the tablet you turn your ...
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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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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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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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Monitor Arm Maxium Load

I'm looking at buying this monitor arm: Huanuo Dual Monitor Arm and it says it can hold about 20lbs. On that monitor arm I'd put the following monitors: Lenovo 34" 21:9 UW which is 13lbs w/o ...
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Small screen connected with Bluetooth

I am searching for a small screen/monitor that would be connected to Bluetooth. The use of that screen would be to print a data coming from my phone through Bluetooth. Somehow, I am searching for a ...
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Ideal 34 inch monitor resolution for MacBook Pro 2017 model

I am looking for an external monitor which is of size 34 inch. When I checked the options in LG there a lot of options each with different screen resolution. What would be the ideal screen resolution ...
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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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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 ...