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When do you plan on buying a 4K monitor?

When do you plan on buying a 4K monitor?

  • Already got one

    Votes: 689 3.0%
  • This year

    Votes: 775 3.4%
  • Next year

    Votes: 1,336 5.9%
  • Not before they are under $400

    Votes: 7,749 33.9%
  • I'm waiting for GPUs to catch up

    Votes: 7,612 33.3%
  • I haven't thought about it yet

    Votes: 4,667 20.4%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .
Sep 15, 2007
3,335 (0.81/day)
Police/Nanny State of America
System Name More hardware than I use :|
Processor 4.7 8350 - 4.2 4560K - 4.4 4690K
Motherboard Sabertooth R2.0 - Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H-CF - AsRock Z97M KIller
Cooling Mugen 2 rev B push/pull - Hyper 212+ push/pull - Hyper 212+
Memory 16GB Gskill - 8GB Gskill - 16GB Ballistix 1.35v
Video Card(s) Xfire OCed 7950s - Powercolor 290x - Oced Zotac 980Ti AMP! (also have two 7870s)
Storage Crucial 250GB SSD, Kingston 3K 120GB, Sammy 1TB, various WDs, 13TB (actual capactity) NAS with WDs
Display(s) X-star 27" 1440 - Auria 27" 1440 - BenQ 24" 1080 - Acer 23" 1080
Case Lian Li open bench - Fractal Design ARC - Thermaltake Cube (still have HAF 932 and more ARCs)
Audio Device(s) Titanium HD - Onkyo HT-RC360 Receiver - BIC America custom 5.1 set up (and extra Klipsch sub)
Power Supply Corsair 850W V2 - EVGA 1000 G2 - Seasonic 500 and 600W units (dead 750W needs RMA lol)
Mouse Logitech G5 - Sentey Revolution Pro - Sentey Lumenata Pro - multiple wireless logitechs
Keyboard Logitech G11s - Thermaltake Challenger
Software I wish I could kill myself instead of using windows (OSX can suck it too).
I'll be waiting until I can use freesync on it. 1440 looks pretty damn good and video cards are not increasing in speed thanks to shitty fabs, so there's no need.
Jul 17, 2014
2 (0.00/day)
So far I am loving my ASUS VX238H without a doubt. The response time is so smooth and the picture is to die for. I have another one hooked up to my HDMI cable box, live sports games look incredible! So to answer the question, not for a while.
May 16, 2008
143 (0.04/day)
System Name "My Computer", huehuehue
Processor Core i5 6600K
Motherboard ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming
Cooling Noctua NH-U9B
Memory 16GB (2x8) Corsair Vengeance LPX PC2666
Video Card(s) Gainward GeForce GTX 970 Phantom
Storage 500GB Samsung 850 EVO + 1TB Samsung F3 HDD + 2TB external WD USB HDD
Display(s) BenQ RL2755HM 27"
Case Fractal Design Define R5 Black
Audio Device(s) On board codec
Power Supply Corsair RM750x
Mouse SteelSeries Sensei Raw
Keyboard SteelSeries Apex 350
Software Windows 10 x64
Benchmark Scores The scouter says it's over 9000
Haven't given it any consideration. Besides, my single 7970 would suck gaming at 4k anyway. I'm fine gaming at 1080p for now.
Feb 14, 2012
1,917 (0.77/day)
System Name msdos
Processor 8086
Motherboard mainboard
Cooling passive
Memory 640KB + 384KB extended
Video Card(s) EGA
Storage 5.25"
Display(s) 80x25
Case plastic
Audio Device(s) modchip
Power Supply 45 watts
Mouse serial
Keyboard yes
Software disk commander
Benchmark Scores still running
A Titan can't even consistently push 2560x1600 (which is why I downgraded back to my 1920x1200). Don't even talk about 4K for gaming on a single card.

Can we get an intermediate 16:10 resolution like 2240*1400 pretty please?
Sep 9, 2013
71 (0.04/day)
System Name Massi
Processor I7 8700K @ 5 Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 GAMING SLI
Cooling Noctua NH-U14S, 140mm
Memory G Skill 16GB, DDR4 3600Mhz
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2080 Ventus 8GB
Storage Samsung 970 EVO M.2 1TB
Display(s) BenQ XL2411T 144 Hz
Case Corsair Obsidian 450D, Noctua fans in front and back
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX860, 860W
Mouse Asus Gladius
Keyboard Black, manhattan
Software Windows 10
I play FPS games mostly, so Benq XL2411T 144 Hz combined with Lightboost was my pick. instead of any higher resolution monitor. But when 4K monitors become 120/144 hz i might get one of those :)


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Jul 22, 2014
1 (0.00/day)
With 4K Gaming being the latest marketing buzzword, what are your thoughts about it ?
I won't buy a 4K monitor until Microsoft releases a version of Windows that doesn't look like shit at high res -- right now even 1600p monitors look like crap -- yes, they fit more on the screen, but they just cause more eyestrain in the process and don't enhance the image quality in any way, (games aside).
Jul 14, 2008
643 (0.17/day)
Copenhagen, Denmark
System Name Ryzen/Laptop
Processor R7 2700X/i7 6700HQ
Motherboard AsRock X470 Taichi/Acer
Cooling Corsair H115i pro/OEM
Memory G.Skill Trident Z 16GB/8GB DDR4 2133
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Windforce GTX 970/Intel HD 530 - GTX 950m
Storage Samsung 960evo NVMe 250GB, 3x4TB WD gold enterprise /Transcend 830s, 1TB Toshiba
Display(s) Samsung S27C350 + Dell 2407WFP-HC/OEM
Case Phanteks Enthoo Luxe/Acer Barebone
Audio Device(s) SoundBlasterX AE-5/mojo
Power Supply Seasonic focus+ 850 platinum (SSR-850PX)/165 Watt power brick
Mouse G203 Prodigy/M705 Marathon
Keyboard G19
Software Win10 pro 64bit
until they become affordable (less than 400 euros) and also until the gpu's are able to handlle them and with that i mean gpu's around the 200 euro price point.