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larry2017

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My setup is p6x58d-e mobo 2.67ghz i7 920 cpu, 6gig mem, ati radeon hd 4670 Core GPU frequency 750MHz RAM capacity 1,024MB Memory type GDDR3, xfx 750w supply.

I am looking at these monitors and could use your help on the best of them for web surfing and movie watching and some fps games.
also a new video card.

LG UC87 34UC87C 750.00 ips 3 year parts and labor no gsync or free sync 60Hz Refresh 3440 x 1440 (2K)Brightness 300 cd/m2 Contrast Ratio 5000000:1 Response Time 5ms Panel IPS curved 21:9, mat finish,


DELL Dell UltraSharp U3415W 734.00 3-year warranty on parts, labor
some not 4k 10-bit (8-bit+FRC) / sRGB 78 percent of AdobeRGB over clock to 80htz? hdmi 2



LG 34UM88-P 701.00 34-Inch 21:9

UltraWide QHD IPS Monitor with Thunderbolt 60htz
Response Time 5ms GTG, HDMI 2.0, DP 1.2 older, 3440 x 1440, 5,000,000: 1 dynamic contrast ratio, AMD’s FreeSync, 8-bit + 2-bit FRC colour processing, 99% sRGB, 320 cd/m² typical luminance, 1000:1 static contrast ratio,


LG 34UC79G $699.99
144Hz refrsh rate



LG UltraWide 34UC97 700.00
21:9 3440x1440 60Hz 8-bit color 5ms response, 300cd/m2,
Warranty Three years, curved screen,



BenQ BL3201PH 617.00 to 791.00 4K UHD ips 3840x2160 ips 10 bit 8-bit + 2–bit FRC colour, 20,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3 Year Parts & LaborWarranty,HDMI 1.4 older , 4K Refresh rate: 60Hz, Freesync, semi gloss screen, brightness: 350 cd/m²,Response time (G2G): 4ms, Contrast ratio: 1,000:,1 (20m:1 Dynamic Contrast) dp 1.2, very light matte screen surface, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, 6.85ms, pixel density of 137.68 PPI. pc moniter 88% does not use PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) to moderate backlight brightness
 
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Rainwater

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Well I'm gonna say something right off the bat and that is if you want to use that set up for First Person Shooters. Anything above 1080p resolution is absolutely out of the question.
To be honest I'm not even sure if that Gpu is capable of streaming videos above 1080p resolution. I will check real quick and if someone else doesn't know before I do I'll let you know.

Ya my dude it looks like the max resolution that Gpu will even display is HD 1080p

Edit: So it says it can display up to twice the resolution of HD Max resolution is 2560 x 1600 so you could run a 16:10 apsect ratio at 2560x1600 Would I recomend it? NO Absolutely not. Professional work like photo editing or something might benefit from, that resolution. Movies or any videos for that matter I would say not. Any gaming whatsoever no. Look for a 1080p 24" 60hz and you're good. 129$ If that.
 
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Rainwater

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Ya, that would be an alright consideration as well but Honestly I think you are pushing your limits beyond that anyway. I mean you could probably overclock that Cpu and run a Gtx 1060 or an rx 480 without too much of a bottleneck but regardless, you will not be playing any games above 1080p bro. You could probably be capable of 4k video playback. With that said an ultra wide 1440p for what you've listed you wanna use it for....no a cheap little 4k 60hz monitor that you can play games on at 1080p and watch movies at 4k could be a consideration I guess but It really depends on the Gpu you want to get and the overclocking headroom you have .
 

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what's your total budget for the monitor and new video card?

EDIT: Going by the prices of those monitors it looks like you have money. If you can afford an $800 monitor plus video card I assume your budget is at least $1000. Sadly no video card out now can run 4k well and even if one could I think the rest of your system will hold it back. I say overclock the cpu, grab a gtx 1070 and a de11 27" ips 1440p. it's a good reliable brand with good color. then again maybe your pcie 2.0 slot will do ok with a titan x and I'm underestimating it but it has to be getting closer to it's limits these days...right?

EDIT AGAIN: Ok I guess it still doesn't matter lmao
https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Titan-X-Performance-PCI-E-3-0-x8-vs-x16-851/
 
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Rainwater

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Hey man that is one thing I kinda wish I did differently but Idk not really cuz I love my 1080 and my 1440p 144hz but the UW are Expensive. A part of me wishes I would have just stayed with the gtx 1070 and got a 1080p Ultra Wide. You can get a 1080p 35" Curved Ultra wide for 5-600$ G-sync Predator for 900$ at Frys. 1440p 100hz 1200$ I considered taking my 27" monitor back for one of the 35" Curved but I just couldn't go down in Resolution so I didn't. But ya man Acer and Benq, I just saw on new egg the acer Non Predator Free sync 35" 1080p curved 200r ultra wide 144hz for 499$ !!!!!!!!!!! ****!!!!!!!! ya dude you'd be in hog heaven with one of those and a gtx 1060 or rx 480 8gb for under 850$


A modest overclock on your i7 you'd get decent frame rate and be rocking.
 
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Hey man that is one thing I kinda wish I did differently but Idk not really cuz I love my 1080 and my 1440p 144hz but the UW are Expensive. A part of me wishes I would have just stayed with the gtx 1070 and got a 1080p Ultra Wide. You can get a 1080p 35" Curved Ultra wide for 5-600$ G-sync Predator for 900$ at Frys. 1440p 100hz 1200$ I considered taking my 27" monitor back for one of the 35" Curved but I just couldn't go down in Resolution so I didn't. But ya man Acer and Benq, I just saw on new egg the acer Non Predator Free sync 35" 1080p curved 200r ultra wide 144hz for 499$ !!!!!!!!!!! ****!!!!!!!! ya dude you'd be in hog heaven with one of those and a gtx 1060 or rx 480 8gb for under 850$


A modest overclock on your i7 you'd get decent frame rate and be rocking.

why is a va screen beter than a ips?
 

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It's not well idk man ips more color va faster response time i wouldnt say its better id say its more affordable and i havent seen a 1080p curved uw ips


if you wanna gpu and an uw monitor for under 850 and at a resolution your cpu and gpu under 850 monitor combo can play at, its gonna be your best bet
 

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https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009847&ignorebbr=1
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487280
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814137023&cm_re=rx_480-_-14-137-023-_-Product

Golden bro. With your set up this is probably the best 869$ you can spend for real. Maybe a little more Ram too. And a 50$ cooler for your cpu so you can overclock because I truly belive you might have have a hard time in modern titles not bottlenecking this Gpu at 2.7 GHz
 
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https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009847&ignorebbr=1
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487280
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814137023&cm_re=rx_480-_-14-137-023-_-Product

Golden bro. With your set up this is probably the best 869$ you can spend for real. Maybe a little more Ram too. And a 50$ cooler for your cpu so you can overclock because I truly belive you might have have a hard time in modern titles not bottlenecking this Gpu at 2.7 GHz

ok I wil check it out.
 

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i can only speak for me but there's no way i would buy 1080 res in this day and age. if you want curved you may as well do it right and keep saving for at least 1440 vertical res and a better video card. if you spend a grand for 1080 res and aren't thoroughly impressed you'll be pretty bummed. when i look at 1080p now it's just awful. at that point you may as well have an xbox on a vizio. i probably sound like a dell shill but they're the only monitor brand that ive never had a problem with, never known anyone that had a problem with, or had any at work with any issues. all our hp monitors went down with weird fuzzy patterns that made it hard to read, my dads lg monitor only lasted a year or so. that's not a HUGE sample size but i can only go with what i know. if it must be curved i vote for the dell U3415W and at least a gtx 1070 to drive it. my 980ti (roughly equivalent) gets about 90-100 fps in bf1 at ultra 1440p. the curved monitor obviously has more pixels but i'd be surprised if a gtx 1070 couldn't do 60fps on it.

U3415W $714.95 free shipping no tax
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/sear...Search=yes&sts=ma&typedValue=&Top+Nav-Search=

gtx 1070 $379.99 free shipping no tax
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1282023-REG/evga_08g_p4_5173_kr_geforce_gtx_1070_8gb.html
 
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