Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS General Gear Talk Computers 
Thread started 23 May 2015 (Saturday) 19:57
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

Thinking to upgrade to a 4K monitor, do I need a new graphics card?

 
Lenty007
Member
221 posts
Gallery: 5 photos
Likes: 24
Joined May 2006
Location: Ghent, Belgium
     
May 27, 2015 00:51 |  #16

I'm glad Bluefire! You had that comming.

You were wright about the lingo, that I could have done better indeed but for the rest you didn't take on an open mind to the matter.

Last week I happend to stumble across a guy who was using this screen http://www.trustedrevi​ews.com …illiance-bdm4065uc-review (external link) to a mac laptop (@30Hz)

So it seems that, besides myself, there are other dumb asses taking the LCD card.

And guess what, I don't hear them complaining about missing anything (tehnical) or suffering from a gittering screen.

Granted, I took on a gamble and (even to my surprise) it turned out well.

For better or for worse I'd be honnest about it and give a non-biased opinion.

You seem like a nice guy and I can take a punch so you're forgiven :-P




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)
ghce
THREAD ­ STARTER
Member
37 posts
Joined Jan 2014
     
May 28, 2015 06:08 |  #17

I was thinking to use this card (as its available) ASUS Strix GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5 PCIE Graphics Card as it gives me 3 DP outputs so can use multiple screens at 4K


Canon G1X MKI, G12
Sony SLT-A55V, DSC-T5, DSC-T70
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
ghce
THREAD ­ STARTER
Member
37 posts
Joined Jan 2014
     
Jun 26, 2015 04:54 |  #18

Update to thread

Well I purchased the AOC U2868PQU 28" 4K monitor knowing that I would need to upgrade my graphics card but first step first so I bought the monitor after first ascertaining from the manufactures specs that the monitor could run well on lower res. Plugged it in on getting it home and hey presto the Quadro FX-1800 supports 4K, recent driver changes seem to give support to higher res.

I am well pleased, looking at photos on this screen fantastic and worth the 500 dollars the monitor cost.

Graeme


Canon G1X MKI, G12
Sony SLT-A55V, DSC-T5, DSC-T70
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Bleufire
Goldmember
Avatar
1,203 posts
Likes: 53
Joined Mar 2008
Location: California
     
Jun 26, 2015 11:32 |  #19

ghce wrote in post #17611050 (external link)
Update to thread

Well I purchased the AOC U2868PQU 28" 4K monitor knowing that I would need to upgrade my graphics card but first step first so I bought the monitor after first ascertaining from the manufactures specs that the monitor could run well on lower res. Plugged it in on getting it home and hey presto the Quadro FX-1800 supports 4K, recent driver changes seem to give support to higher res.

I am well pleased, looking at photos on this screen fantastic and worth the 500 dollars the monitor cost.

Graeme

Sweet! The reviews on that screen look solid! Although at that screen size, did you have to scale the font/icon sizes up from normal? or do you sit much close to your screen now?!

Lenty007 wrote in post #17572797 (external link)
I'm glad Bluefire! You had that comming.

You were wright about the lingo, that I could have done better indeed but for the rest you didn't take on an open mind to the matter.

Last week I happend to stumble across a guy who was using this screen http://www.trustedrevi​ews.com …illiance-bdm4065uc-review (external link) to a mac laptop (@30Hz)

So it seems that, besides myself, there are other dumb asses taking the LCD card.

And guess what, I don't hear them complaining about missing anything (tehnical) or suffering from a gittering screen.

Granted, I took on a gamble and (even to my surprise) it turned out well.

For better or for worse I'd be honnest about it and give a non-biased opinion.

You seem like a nice guy and I can take a punch so you're forgiven :-P

I am so lost what you are getting to. My last reply was saying that everything you claimed was incorrect. It had nothing to do with my opinion, what i said was factual.

I am not saying you are wrong for dealing with a 4K monitor @ 30hz, I am saying that the how is wrong. If you want to have 4K@30hz over 1080p@120hz/144hz, that totally makes sense if you never flip a game on but don't claim it is unnoticeable for non gamers. If you want a TN panel over an PLS/IPS panel, that is totally your choice but don't try to tell people that those are features not needed (which you didn't necessarily do but insinuated) And I will repeat, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SLI FOR MULTI-MONITOR SETUPS!

Anyways, 4K doesn't matter. It is an excessive resolution and the only thing one needs to see is 720p at any given time (I am going to let this line just sink in for a second till you realize what I am saying...)


5D*Sigma 50/1.4*EF 17-40/4
New to Photography? ----> ENJOY! Canon DSLR! (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Luckless
Goldmember
3,064 posts
Likes: 189
Joined Mar 2012
Location: PEI, Canada
     
Jun 26, 2015 14:57 |  #20

Bleufire wrote in post #17611400 (external link)
Anyways, 4K doesn't matter. It is an excessive resolution and the only thing one needs to see is 720p at any given time (I am going to let this line just sink in for a second till you realize what I am saying...)

Care to explain that one? It seems like kind of an odd thing to say, and also clearly wrong given the number of technical software tools I deal with that won't even render their primary display that small now. (When you have a series of warnings and readouts for something mission critical then you tend not to skimp on screen real estate.)


Canon EOS 7D | EF 28 f/1.8 | EF 85 f/1.8 | EF 70-200 f/4L | EF-S 17-55 | Sigma 150-500
Flickr: Real-Luckless (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Bleufire
Goldmember
Avatar
1,203 posts
Likes: 53
Joined Mar 2008
Location: California
     
Jun 26, 2015 16:48 as a reply to  @ Luckless's post |  #21

It was a tongue in cheek statement...


5D*Sigma 50/1.4*EF 17-40/4
New to Photography? ----> ENJOY! Canon DSLR! (external link)

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
ghce
THREAD ­ STARTER
Member
37 posts
Joined Jan 2014
     
Jun 26, 2015 19:48 |  #22

Luckless wrote in post #17611592 (external link)
Care to explain that one? It seems like kind of an odd thing to say, and also clearly wrong given the number of technical software tools I deal with that won't even render their primary display that small now. (When you have a series of warnings and readouts for something mission critical then you tend not to skimp on screen real estate.)

+ 1 on that one, in as much as I have always thought that 720 was all that really you can detect in normal viewing this isnt the case if you are a pixel peeper ( which I appear to be) However with many modern applications software designers design to the max that current technology will allow so that they can remain current for longer and unfortunately it is more and more difficult to get away with lower res displays.
Not that I am saying that 4 K is an essential item, far from it, main stream is definitely no where near gearing up for 4K in the computer environment and it will be a few years before this becomes a hot button for the buying public indeed 8K will be an established tech before that ever happens.
Now that I am ahead of the curve its nice to see so much free real-estate which will be great for the cad programs that I use..... did I say that photo images are amazing? well they are so I am a happy camper.

Graeme


Canon G1X MKI, G12
Sony SLT-A55V, DSC-T5, DSC-T70
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

9,938 views & 1 like for this thread
Thinking to upgrade to a 4K monitor, do I need a new graphics card?
FORUMS General Gear Talk Computers 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is kponiato
551 guests, 297 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.