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 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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I need a really good computer that I can get built for Blender 3D rendering and gaming

so basically I've gotten the chance to build a computer that has a budget of $2,000 to $3,000. But I just don't know anything about computers. See I'm in dire need for an upgrade from my current ...
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Which matte or very low glare large size (30“/35”) monitor?

I'm looking for a new monitor for my workstation. Unluckily, in my office the lighting is a bit weird, generating a lot of reflections, so I'd like a real-matte monitor like they used to make some ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6630M external display maximal resolution (will 2560x1440 work?) [closed]

I need to find out whether a Sony VPCSA3M9E laptop with a AMD Radeon HD 6630M graphics card supports WQHD 2560x1440 resolution via HDMI or not, to be able to make a display purchasing decision. I have ...
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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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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 into a laptop to increase productivity. I would ...
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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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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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1440p (WQHD) monitor with an IPS panel

I'm currently looking for a new monitor for gaming and watching movies. The resolution should be WQHD (2560x1440) or WQXGA (2560x1600) as I fear that with a 4k monitor my GTX1070 graphics card would ...
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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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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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43“-50” 4k monitor for photo editing

I don't know why I'm still trying to retouch photos on a 1080p monitor when I can double my screen space for around $500. The bar is not high, since I'm upgrading my primary from a Samsung SyncMaster ...
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Laptop that can drive an external 4k monitor

Hoping to find a laptop that can drive an external 4k monitor. I actually don't need it for gaming. I just have a 43" tv mounted above my desk and I want to take advantage of the real estate (e.g. ...
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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 with ...
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Monitor for multimedia (22")

I'm searching for a new monitor, I currently own (for more or less 1 years) a Dell UltraSharp 24" (U2414H) which is a very good monitor but I feel uncomfortable with it (24 inches is too big for me ...
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Scaling problems with 4K / UHD / Retina / 3840x2160 screen [closed]

I'm about to buy a laptop, and have narrowed it down to either a model with hd or uhd (3840x2160) screen. I like the image quality of the uhd, but I'm seeing a lot of complaints about scaling ...
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At 24“, does a 4k resolution at 60 Hz offer a better ”gaming experience" compared to a 1080p resolution at 144 Hz? [closed]

I'm currently using a 1080p-resolution monitor with a refresh rate of 60 Hz. Suppose I want to drive a 24" adaptive-sync and lightboosted TN monitor with a +10% overclocked nVidia 1080 GTX GPU: Does ...
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Monitor for multimedia and programming

What would you recommend for daily, heavy use monitor? It'll be used mainly for programming, with breaks for gaming (grpahics GeForce GTX 960 4GB) and good series/films. Important are: Resolution: HD,...
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Monitor with 4k, 120hz+, TN, G-Sync?

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 ...
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Tablet-like 12" Monitor with HDMI-In for Consoles

I'm currently searching for a smaller and simpler Highdpi TV-Solution for my console and microconsole devices. The general idea is that I want a monitor with the display quality (and maybe mobility?) ...
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Monitor for HDR 4k Gaming

With the new graphics card generation our PCs should be prepared for 4k gaming with HDR. But what about monitors? Are there any available that you can recommend? I've been searching and couldn't find ...
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What are some high brightness monitors?

I've been trying to find and purchase a monitor that has more than 500 nits, but that seems to be about where normal monitors top out at. I've looked a little bit at outdoor monitors and displays, but ...
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Very Specific (Non-Gaming) Quad Monitor Setup Recommendations

I'm considering updating my monitor setup to a quad display workstation sometime soon, but I'm having trouble finding a monitor that fits my list of requirements...prepare yourself (in no particular ...
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What's the best replacement for a circa 2004 Apple Cinema HD 30"?

For about 10 years now, I've really enjoyed my 30" Apple Cinema HD (2560x1600). It's showing its age, and I'd like to replace it with something a more modern. What's the best replacement? Here are the ...
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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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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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KVM switch for Cinema 4k?

I just got a new LG 31MU97-B that I'd like to hook up to my PC and Mac, but I can't find a [mini-/]displayport KVM switch that supports full Cinema 4k (4096x2160) at 60Hz, only UHD (3840x2160). I'm ...
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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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Looking for Specific (WxH) Sized Monitor

Background: I am working on rebuilding my desk, the glass top broke, and finally got around to ordering and obtaining my glass top for the desk. As a hardware and tech enthusiast, I am going to make ...
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E-ink monitor / display panel?

Is there a PC monitor (HDMI or DVI or VGA or USB) which has e-ink matrix? My main goal is to get e-paper as standard display for work. For work with text, it is sufficient and it poses less stress on ...
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Embedded TV for displaying live graphs from server

I am looking to set up a system at work to replace our figures board that we hand write each week. I would like; 50 inch screen, At least 1080p resolution, USB and Ethernet connectivity, Video out (...
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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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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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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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Video card for dual-monitor setup

My motherboard is a 945GCT-M2/1333 (V1.0A). It only has one PCI-E slot and integrated Intel® Graphics (GMA950) (it's bad, but in no way I want worse). The CPU is Intel® Celeron E1200 and the PC has ...
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New monitor 1920x1080p or 2560x1440p with gtx960 2gb? [closed]

I'm really confused buying a new monitor for me. I spend A LOT of time gaming (cs:go, bf4 and dota 2 mostly), programming and surfing and my current monitor (ASUS VS248H 24") sitting at 1 meter, ...
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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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What are my options for bias lighting for a PC monitor?

I've heard many good things about bias lighting, and am looking at options for it. I'm handy with a soldering iron so some assembly required is cool but I suspect other people may prefer something ...
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Who's still developing non-smart TV's? [closed]

What companies should I look to for purchasing a top end non-smart TV? Given the entirely plausible set of scenarios where Smart TV's are susceptible to malware & the added cost of the "smartness"...
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Aspect ratio and resolution

I'm in need for a new screen. I've started looking for some screens but then I came the question: 21:9 or 1440p? After some digging around if found 2 screens i really like. One from Lg that is 21:9 ...
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Small monitor for Retropie

I am looking for a small monitor for my Retropie (it's basically a all in one console emulator OS for the Raspberry Pi). What the monitor must have: HDMI port Low price (<£100) Raspberry Pi 2 ...
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FullHD+ monitor with 4 HDMI inputs

I have 2 PCs (1 personal, 1 company), an Amazon FireTV and a Raspberry Pi 2. All those devices have HDMI output. My company laptop has Display Port as well. Being a software developer, I need high ...
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Which monitor should I buy? [closed]

I want to buy a monitor and I'm not sure which one I should buy. I have those two in my short list: BenQ GL2450H Asus VS247HR Now, both seem to be fine for my purpose, but there still is a ...
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30“-35” Monitor for gaming and movies

I'm looking for a new PC monitor that will last for a long time. Right now I have some Samsung monitor, and I'm happy with it; however, it has <2k, and it's 7 years old, so I figured it's time for ...
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Secondary monitor for under £150

I currently have a 24" BenQ XL2430T 144hz monitor. I am looking for a secondary 1080p monitor that will be used primarily for watching videos and other non-gaming related tasks. I will be doing all my ...
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LED Monitor for 5 digits (connected to USB)

I need a small monitor that can display only 5 digits. The monitor needs to show number of visits to my site in real-time - every time someone visits, it needs to increase by one. I thought to create ...
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

I have a couple laptops that I'd like to remote into, but they have restrictions in place that prevent me from installing remote software. Is there a hardware solution that I can use to access them ...
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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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Video extension “After the monitor” solution?

I have a customer who is looking to extend the output of a weather station into a second aircraft hangar at an airport. The vendor has approved doing this, but says that any solution we implement ...
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I am looking for a pc monitor for someone with visual impairment

I have a colleague who needs an additional monitor during presentations in the meeting room (the main beamer screen is too far/hard to see). In a video from Microsoft I saw they used monitors that ...