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NEC Announces MultiSync EX341R Curved Ultrawide QHD Display


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Adding to its staple of monitor offerings, NEC has just announced the EX341R Curved Ultrawide QHD Display 34" display, which boasts a 3440 x 1440 resolution, an 1800R curvature, and an SVA panel. The panel makes do with a 5ms response time, which while not being great also isn't the worst we've seen on this kind of panels. It also boasts of 16.7 million colors, a 3,000:1 contrast ratio, and brightness is rated at 290 cd/m².

The EX341R is certified for Low Blue Light Content and Flicker-Free operation, which should help reduce eye strain and other health issues. It also features NEC's ControlSync technology, which works with DisplayPort's daisy-chain functionality to simplify multiple monitor configurations; the monitor also features a picture by picture mode. As to connections, the EX341R has 2xHDMI ports, 4xUSB 3.0 ports, and 1xDisplayPort 1.2 I/O.

NEC is selling two EX341R models: the EX341R-BK, which only includes the monitor and related extras, and the EX341R-SV-BK, which is shipped with the company's SpectraViewII software, which they claim will ensure "colors are uniform and accurate." The products are otherwise identical and carry an MSRP of $999 and $1,149, respectively, with availability being pegged for later this month.

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what would it need 1.3 for? when 1.2 suits the needs.

Now if it was 144hz and 3440x1440 then it would have to be DP1.3
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what am I missing? what is this display selling point? no "deep colors", no HDR, no quantum dots, in name MultiSync... but doesn't either FreeSync nor G-Sync, although by the name I would expect BOTH, what about price...no, not a bargain either.... so ... what is the point of this display?
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what would it need 1.3 for? when 1.2 suits the needs.

Now if it was 144hz and 3440x1440 then it would have to be DP1.3

That's the point -_-

I too am tired of these low ass refresh rates on these "new" monitors with outdated DisplayPorts.
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Yeah, all new monitors should have by default 100Hz minimum by now, but then again, that would be another stupid reason to bump up the price to ridiculous levels.
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