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So my Alienware monitor kinda died on me, now i need a new monitor.

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TickleMyElmo

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I am currently running a 7700k at 5.0ghz, a rtx 2080, and 32 gb of ram. My last monitor was an Alienware 3440x1440 but I'm thinking of getting a 4k monitor. I do plan on getting a 5900x and a rtx 3080 if they ever come back in stock. So far I'm thinking of this (Acer Predator XB273K Sbmiprzx 27" 4K UHD 144Hz HDMI DP HDR IPS LED) but I will probably miss the 3440x1400. Please let me know what you's think and and what you would choose if you had $1000. Thanks.
 

Janus67

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Take a look at the LG 27GP950 I believe is the approximate model.


That's last year's model (the gn) not sure if the GP is out yet.

 

Janus67

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I checked it out. Thanks for trying to help but this wouldn't cut it.
It's a 27" 4k monitor with variable refresh rate/gsync similar to the one you listed and in budget, in some aspects better picture quality I believe. If you have other requirements you didn't specify them.

If you want to go for 4k for $1000 keep an eye out for an LG CX 48" OLED tv. They are in clearance as it is last year's model. You can basically make a custom res of ultrawide if you missed it and go back and forth. Offers gsync and freesync etc over hdmi2.1

 
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TickleMyElmo

TickleMyElmo

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Hey guys. I really wanted a 4k monitor but for one, they cost too much and two, my 2080 wouldn't be able to keep up. I also was just getting clostrophobic with the 3440x1440 so I settled on the Acer Nitro XV272U for nice and cheap. So far so good. Finally got some Uni Fans too, love em.
 

EarthDog

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Let us know how it works out. :)

To be clear, you were clostrophobic with 3440x1400 and went further down in resolution to 2560x1440?
 
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TickleMyElmo

TickleMyElmo

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Yes sir. It was taling up my whole desk and it was curved. Felt like the monitor was going to swallow me at times. BTW, it was a curved ultrawide.