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ASUS Introduces Designo Series MX299Q Ultrawide 21:9 Cinematic Monitor

Do you like the 21:9 form factor?

  • Yes

    Votes: 12 52.2%
  • No

    Votes: 11 47.8%

  • Total voters
    23

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#2
I don't see the usefulness of these monitors. 2560x1080. You are losing even more vertical pixels from 2560x1600.
 
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#3
This type of monitor only seem to be useful for gaming and watching movies, and not even all of them, since not all of them support it.

Still want one.
 
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#4
Yes I would like one, but make it at least 34"-38" and a resolution of 2800x1200
 
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#5
Gamers love the widescreen monitors for increased field of view this way. In this case, wider is better.
 
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Good for multitasking also
 
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#7
Mmm, either that ASUS logo has black borders around it or that's not a 0.8mm bezel? It doesn't really count if the viewable area doesn't go right up to the bezel...

On another note, if this wasn't as stupidly expensive as I believe it is, it would be nice to have two instead of my current 3 monitor setup ;)

Edit: Turns out the price is around $599, a bit rich for me...
 
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#8
Mmm, either that ASUS logo has black borders around it or that's not a 0.8mm bezel? It doesn't really count if the viewable area doesn't go right up to the bezel...

On another note, if this wasn't as stupidly expensive as I believe it is, it would be nice to have two instead of my current 3 monitor setup ;)

Edit: Turns out the price is around $599, a bit rich for me...
Personally, I like this monitor for two reasons other than it's width: 1. The fact its an ASUS 21:9 monitor and 2. The bezel thickness and look is fantastic. Most of the current 21:9 monitors look generic and thick, they are even from brands we don't usually like like Dell and Phillips. I'd say this is a very nice monitor in comparison to such competition.

As for price, I can see their reasons. Its 80,000,000:1 DCR, IPS panel, 3W stereo, and even a Displayport within a 21:9 format alongside with MHL. Those features are something I'd go for any day.
 
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#10
nice monitor

My conundrum is that i have a triple 27" setup with 2 ASUS MX279H and 1 Samsung S27A950 monitor/s. This setup is a really good one apart from uniformity, as all 3 monitor's have virtually NO BEZEL! Obviously, for uniformity, the Samsung's gotta go and I'm thinking on this one but will this MX29 look a bit thin beside the MX27's?
Has anyone tired this?