Which monitor to go with vega64

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  1. MoD

    MoD New Member

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    As the title says which monitor would you choose to go with the Vega64?

    Samsung CF791 or the new C32HG70?

    I can not for the life of me make my mind up on these 2.

    Thank you
     
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  3. yasamoka

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    As far as I know, HDR isn't working as well as we would like with several, if not all monitors. Quantom Dot backlights provide a wider gamut, which, when uncorrected for, would turn every single game out there, and the entire Windows environment, into an oversaturated mess (with the exception of color-aware applications such as Photoshop).
     
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    Still don't know what to get or do i wait a bit longer to see what else come's out?

    Thanks
     

  5. Chastity

    Chastity Master Guru

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    http://www.144hzmonitors.com/best-gaming-monitor/

    1) What is your budget?
    2) Do you want UltraWide, or would you like to consider 4K UHD?
    3) Does it need to be curved?

    On that list, the top 1440p curved FreeSync 34" 75Hz is approximately $1800.

    In contrast, my Samsung UE510 UHD 28" FreeSync 60Hz is $299 @ Costco.
     
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    Consider LG monitors, I love 'em more.
     
  7. TimmyP

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    Get a 1080. Vega64 is a total waste of money.
     
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    Thank you Chastity.

    I already own the Samsung 590D but in some games ( im a old fart ) some UI's dont scale in 4k so cant really see it clearly, i then have to drop the res down but then it goes blurry.

    I already own a MSI VEGA64 A/C, I did buy the Samsung CF791 but when i powered it on i was using a R9 390 i had the dreaded flicker plus it had yellow hue down both sides and Gray bar across the top so wasn't happy about it and then paying £750+ i wouldn't accept it so sent it back. But i did like the wideness of the monitor and it being 1440p was nice with the games i tried it on.

    So budget wise would be around £700 - £900 but would need to be freesync.

    Thank You
     
  9. kastriot

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    C32HG70 and don't think too long just take it, i have HP envy 32 UHD with speakers and in that time(1 year ago!) C32HG70 didn't exist so it's big and you can see details better and if you are >45 years old i guess you already need +0.50 diopter glasses for monitor but that's just my assumption.
     
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    Go troll somewhere else..
     

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    So it sounds to me, esp with a nice card you have, you're looking at a 1440p Ultrawide with FreeSync. The site I linked include some excellent choices, including the aforementioned C32HG70. Now you just need to find one on that list that is in your budget.
     
  12. MoD

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    I will have a good look through the list thank you.
     
  13. Agent-A01

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    Vega64 is a very poor choice compared to other offerings, pretty much all reviews state it's a 'failure'.

    Only vega56 should be considered.
     
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    He didn't mention Vega 56 because he is fucking troll.
     
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    HOw freaking hard is it to pick a monitor in today's market :)
     

  16. JonasBeckman

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    That looks to be a really good website for getting a nice overview of how things look like on the monitor market currently, at least for gaming. :)

    2560x1440 Would definitively be a good spot for Vega especially if going for a 120hz monitor or above. :)
    21:9 Ultra-Wide at 3440x1440 is something too but support can vary especially for older games so that's something to consider as well.

    Beyond that I guess it's just down to a lot of reading on features and specs and then tech such as TN vs IPS vs VA and all that fun stuff, HDMI and DP revisions and perhaps other user opinions and full reviews of whatever monitor that might be of interest.
    It's going to last a few years (hopefully.) so best to be prepared.


    EDIT: And yeah costs, IPS tends to be a bit pricey and then there's tech such as FreeSync for a AMD GPU and preferred display resolution and also the refresh rate.
     
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    Thank you for the info.

    I ended up buying the Acer XF270HUA, I know it is only 27" but what a difference it makes with 144hz, i know i wanted a big monitor but the price tag that goes with them is a bit stupid for what they are.

    So thank you for the info again.

    Lance
     
  18. Kaerar

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    Depends on the price and the card. Some Vega56's are bad, some good, some 64's bad, some good. Silicon lottery and all...
    If you get a Vega64 at a price lower than a 56 is it still a poor choice???
     
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    Nothing I said has anything to do with silicon lottery.
    All I meant was vega64 is a stupid buy for the price.

    Especially now considering it costs more than 1080Ti
    Practically zero difference between 56 and 64 performance
     
  20. Kaerar

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    Actually yes it did. You state pretty much all reviews state it's a 'failure'. Well that also has to do with the silicon lottery of what their review sample was capable of and whether the reviewer even got the settings for the card right before testing. I was surprised how much I needed to undervolt mine to get consistent performance without thermal throttling.

    The avg pricing is high, but not near 1080Ti in Australia. Maybe in Europe or USA, but here it's well below the 1080Ti's. The Liquid Cooled ones are close to 1080Ti prices though.

    Every other week a deal pop's up for a cheap V56 or V64 air cooled so keeping your eye out can nab a great bargain compared to the equally overinflated prices of the 1070/1080/1080Ti's...
     

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