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LG Intros First All-in-One Desktop with 21:9 Display

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LG used the ultra-widescreen IPS LED panels from its EA93 29-inch monitor to create the first all-in-one desktops to feature the dizzying 21:9 display aspect-ratio. The new V960 desktop from LG combines the 2560 x 1080-pixel display, with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M GPU, that's capable of handling most media and everyday tasks, at its resolution. Other hardware specs are known to include Intel Core i5 processor.

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Interesting aspect ratio, looks very odd.
 
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Wouldn't pass 2560 x 1440? No probz! We make it 2560 x 1080 :cool:

With this PIP function between PC & TV people will never leave their desks! LoL
 
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If the PC version is the one with the large base I think they could have designed it a bit better.

Also if the stand alone TV tuner can not be accessed by the built in PC then you can't run any DVR software on the PC side with it. thats a bit of a drag,....
 
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that's capable of handling most media and everyday tasks
I'm not sure if i'd be comfortable using a system that was only capable of most everyday tasks.
 
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They keep releasing those 29" craps. While I would love to have one, why not make them bigger to have the same vertical size as a 27" for example?? Make it 3360x1440 or even 2800x1200 and you have 1 more guarantee buyer.
Those monitors on current form are just to small...
 
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How I imagine my face will look after the first day of trying to use it:

 
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As a Dell U2913WM owner I will say that 21:9 is absolutely great for games. Playing games in 16:9 now is just terrible. At the current resolution though, it's not so great for productivity; better than a 1920x1080(or 1200), worse than a 2560x1440(or 1600).

Regarding this specific LG all in one, I'm not really feeling it. The card is weaker than weak, and hello, TV is 16:9 unless S. Korea is up to something I am unaware of. The only thing I can see it being used for is TV on one side, desktop on the other. But still, that's a niche usage scenario within an already niche product segment.

Unless LG starts making 21:9 panels with greater vertical resolution, something along the lines of 3420x1440 I don't see these displays catching on.
 
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do we get the girl too for that price?
 
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They keep releasing those 29" craps. While I would love to have one, why not make them bigger to have the same vertical size as a 27" for example?? Make it 3360x1440 or even 2800x1200 and you have 1 more guarantee buyer.
Those monitors on current form are just to small...
You confuse the issue when you refer to size rather then resolution.

However, these ~29" 21:9 ratio 2560x1080 monitors like the LG 29EA93-P are closer in price to name brand 27" 2560x1440 monitors then they are name brand 27" 1920x1080 monitors. Entry level 27" 1920x1080 name brand monitors are starting to hit just under ~$200 USD whereas name brand 27" 2560x1440 monitors are still up in the ~$600 range.

If you want to push the resolution up to 3360x1440 for a 21:9 ratio monitor the pricing would likely be closer to 4K 3840 x 2160 monitors then name brand ~27" 2560x1440 monitors.

The upcoming Asus PQ321 31.5" 4K 3840x2160 monitor has been announced with a MSRP of ~$3,799 USD. So you can expect to pay a little less then that for the monitor you say you want them to make,......probably not much less though,.....
 
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Portrait mode, and bring on with the longcat pics! :rockout:
 
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They keep releasing those 29" craps. While I would love to have one, why not make them bigger to have the same vertical size as a 27" for example?? Make it 3360x1440 or even 2800x1200 and you have 1 more guarantee buyer.
Those monitors on current form are just to small...
Forget bigger resolution, these are insanely overpriced as they are. Once these hit around $350/£270, I'll think about it, but right now, these 29" inchers are about $150 over what they're worth IMHO. Don't tell me they can't get a half-decent price on these when some tablet like a Nexus 10 rapes these monitors with a much higher PPI ratio for less -- it's getting way beyond a joke, no wonder monitor sales are on decline. They will continue to decline until these monitor manufacturers realise that they need to come back to planet earth with their moronic pricing. I hope they do not sell any of these and are forced to drop these prices aggressively, because right now, I can buy 3x 24 inch 1080p monitors for the same money as one of these turds.
 
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I have this format since a week and after one day of adaption I am loving it for office programs and gaming, out in the field in BF3 or ArmaIII is just insanely beautiful and effective with this.
 
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These are perfect for an Idiocracy-type future! Vertical 320x1080 ads on the both left and right sides, and then 1920x1080 in the middle!
 
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These are perfect for an Idiocracy-type future! Vertical 320x1080 ads on the both left and right sides, and then 1920x1080 in the middle!
Idiocracy exists even outside of widescreens! ;)
 
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I have this format since a week and after one day of adaption I am loving it for office programs and gaming, out in the field in BF3 or ArmaIII is just insanely beautiful and effective with this.
I wish they were bigger tho. At least same vertical size as a 24 incher. I won't mind the resolution, but I need larger vertical view.
 

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Spondylosis is coming...
 
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I came from a 32" tv-monitor, with 19 x 10 resolution.
Really too big pixels to display fonts properly: resulting in ocular pain some days

Now I have 29" and 25 x 10 resolution, fonts are crystal clear and it is also convenient for working with 2 open programs that I do constantly.

And it is not causing my video card to be hotter than before.
A much bigger resolution -apart from being nice to watch- of course would imply more video stress and work, more heat and maybe lag in games.

So it is not so bad a compromise for me. ;)