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    Posted: 13 March 2017 at 6:29pm
Anyone use one?

Sorely tempted to get this one, curved and 1440p.. Amazon £380.. lots of good reviews too..



So, anyone use one? I think I would find it useful for having 4 or more windows open at once while working, then for gaming they are supposed to be awesome.

Any thoughts?


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Personally, I prefer to have a separate monitor if I'm wanting to use a screen for articles/Youtube/etc. to look at while gaming. This looks amazing for racing games or video editing.

What kind of games are you into?
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Driving/racing games, gta5.. etc. I think they look great for gaming. for work, I could have 4/5/6 apps open at once - the time saved minimizing and maximising windows as you work between them would be great. Then for normal browsing use I could have 15tabs open and still see the page titles or just have 4 browser windows open at once.. I think it's for me...

However, the link above looks like scam, too good to be true at that price.  


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Does seem cheap when Overclockers (who I found always had fairly good prices in the past) have it for £749 and even at that price they're out of stock!

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Originally posted by BigBadWolf BigBadWolf wrote:

Driving/racing games, gta5.. etc. I think they look great for gaming. for work, I could have 4/5/6 apps open at once - the time saved minimizing and maximising windows as you work between them would be great. Then for normal browsing use I could have 15tabs open and still see the page titles or just have 4 browser windows open at once.. I think it's for me...

However, the link above looks like scam, too good to be true at that price.  
It looks good to me. I would say go for it, especially since you like driving games!
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I don't like to fukc about, so am probably going to splash into a 3840x1600 38" 21:9. I rather have the bigger screen inch size than 34" 21:9, so have been looking at 37-38's.. and they are 3840x1600..so be it.
Yeah, I know I'll need a proper gpu for that too, there is a gtx1080ti is on the same shopping list as that monitor.  
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