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LG Launches the UltraGear OLED With 240 Hz Refresh Rate

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that's not the point.
i want a warranty for this 1000€! OLED to cover burn in even at 100% brightness for 5 years because i already spend a thousand bucks on a 27 inch 1440p monitor (a full peace of mind warranty). otherwise i won't even bother wasting money again in another oled (we had a C1 in my parents house and it had significant burn in after just ~18 months.)
You really, really don't want that. No eye-doctor can save you after 5 years of looking at a monitor at 100% brightness.

Edit: My CX is now over 2 years old with no burn-in whatsoever. Clearly you're not setting brightness properly.
 
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Uhm, who uses their monitor at 100% brightness?
So true.

I only use my current EIZO CX240 from 2012 at 50cd/m², which equals about 17%. And that's pretty bright to my eyes in a dark room with mood lighting.
 
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That's a step on the right direction, and not very expensive compared to other inferior monitors. Now we need a 4k, 1440p is too low even at 27" (why don't we have 1800p monitors?).
 
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Anyone know off the top of their head what's the most affordable OLED TV at 42/43" with 120hz and VRR?
 
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That's a step on the right direction, and not very expensive compared to other inferior monitors. Now we need a 4k, 1440p is too low even at 27" (why don't we have 1800p monitors?).
1440p at 27 inch is perfectly fine from what i gathered, just like 1080p at 24 inch is the upper limit for that resolution.

4K would bump the price by $500, not to mention you need an expensive GPU to drive that.
 
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Anyone know off the top of their head what's the most affordable OLED TV at 42/43" with 120hz and VRR?
Probably still LG CX/C1/C2, depending on which one you can (still) get.
 
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Nah, keep that OLED tech away from PC monitors... keep it in phones. Give us microLED.
 
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Anyone know off the top of their head what's the most affordable OLED TV at 42/43" with 120hz and VRR?
There's only one choice - LG C2.

Oh look, yet another 27” 4K panel…
Oh look, you didn't even read the OP - it's 1440p.

Nah, keep that OLED tech away from PC monitors... keep it in phones. Give us microLED.
While it's not microLED but miniLED instead look at GP 27U and 27Q from Cooler Master.

Sadly no VRR & HDR at the same time, not until firmware update. 576 dimming zones.
 
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Nah, keep that OLED tech away from PC monitors... keep it in phones. Give us microLED.
Sadly many many years away from becoming a reality as a gaming monitor, let alone affordable.

Doesn't stop you from wall mounting it.
Still way too big then, 32 inch would be the limit for a 80CM deep desk and wall mount.
 
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While it's not microLED but miniLED instead look at GP 27U and 27Q from Cooler Master.

Sadly no VRR & HDR at the same time, not until firmware update. 576 dimming zones.
just no. Pure garbage.
OK for watching HDR cat videos, maybe. For anything else the choice is obviously oled. Or microLED, if one has deep pockets.
 
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1440p at 27 inch is perfectly fine from what i gathered, just like 1080p at 24 inch is the upper limit for that resolution.

4K would bump the price by $500, not to mention you need an expensive GPU to drive that.
I replaced a 27 1440p 144hz to a 4k 60hz, which I run a 100% scaling, I had them side by side for few days while it was good for gaming and much smoother, but it wasn't very sharp nor did offer enough space to work with, a perfect 27" would be running at 1800p, sharp enough, more space while not very hard on the GPU.

But I do agree, 4k option will be very expensive, and for gaming 1440p is good enough.
 
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Good luck trying to drive 4K at 240 Hz.
The 4090 already averages 150 FPS @ 4K according to TPU's review. So a 4K 240hz QD-OLED would be freaking amazing. If they can do that at 27-32"...I would buy that in a heartbeat.
 
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You really, really don't want that. No eye-doctor can save you after 5 years of looking at a monitor at 100% brightness.

Edit: My CX is now over 2 years old with no burn-in whatsoever. Clearly you're not setting brightness properly.

In the states Bestbuy's 5 year warranty would cover that so hopefully they carry this monitor.

I have it on both my oled TV's

The nice thing is if it does burn in they replace it with somthing new that cost whatever you purchased the original tv for.
 
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There's only one choice - LG C2.


Oh look, you didn't even read the OP - it's 1440p.


While it's not microLED but miniLED instead look at GP 27U and 27Q from Cooler Master.

Sadly no VRR & HDR at the same time, not until firmware update. 576 dimming zones.

Thought I was replying to the Phillips monitor article just above this one.
 

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So $999 is a lot of money for a brand that has been unable to really address burn-in issues despite the competition doing a pretty solid job.

I want to like this, but LG's track record so far has been bad, based on customer reviews and mainstream youtube channels.
I really doubt the burn-in hype based on my experience, as I've said repeatedly. I don't know many actual users who consider it a serious concern anymore if you just set a screensaver.

Any relevant ones since the 8 -series? All I’ve seen have been just fine after the panel refresh, and latest models simply do that more often automatically to limit the ””problems”” visibility to the end user.
Not that I am aware of. My B9 from launch year is going strong.

My main concerns with this, from experience, are whether it's an LG or JOLED panel, and whether it is RGB or WRGB. Also have they truly fixed VRR gamma shift yet?

Uhm, who uses their monitor at 100% brightness?
Honestly? Me. I also completely disable burnin mitigations because I'm a heartless bastard.

which warranty of a display ever said that you void it with a certain brightness or usage?
Plasma?

No eye-doctor can save you after 5 years of looking at a monitor at 100% brightness.
Good to know I'm doomed.
 
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Good to know I'm doomed.
I wasn't joking. For a comfortable experience you need 120nits. Poor monitors will easily do 300-400nits. You do not want to look into that for long periods.
 
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I wasn't joking. For a comfortable experience you need 120nits. Poor monitors will easily do 300-400nits. You do not want to look into that for long periods.
I've been doing it for years in HDR mode with my paperwhite at 200nits. Is that so awful? I still have 20/20 vision.

For SDR content I do tend to prefer 200nits, my thinkpads 400nits display is generally at half brightness.

I'm not sure 120 nits in my work environment would even be usable.
 

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I've been doing it for years in HDR mode with my paperwhite at 200nits. Is that so awful? I still have 20/20 vision.
200nits is not that bad, but 300+ would be. 200nits can be a requirement in a bright environment, but pretty painful in dark room.
Also, HDR is different, peak brightness is not meant to be sustained and it's not even across the entire screen.
 
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