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Asus shows off 4K IGZO 31.5-inch monitor

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 31 May 2013 22:46 User comments (3)

Asus shows off 4K IGZO 31.5-inch monitor Asus has unveiled their PQ321 monitor, an extremely high-end 31.5-inch IGZO display with 4K resolution (3840 x 2160).
Additionally, the monitor will be the thinnest 4K (UltraHD) yet, at just 35mm.

The display has dual HDMI ports and DisplayPort, and the company says you can combine two inputs at the same time to offer picture-by-picture support.

4K UHD monitors remain a dream for most, given the prices and the lack of current generation support for such outputs. However, Intel's upcoming HD Graphics 5000 (integrated card) will offer 4K resolution support via DisplayPort 1.2 and should be able to playback 4K video, as well.

Asus says the monitor is aimed at creative users, but should also be popular with gamers with SLI or even larger GPU setups.

There is no word on price or availability, but expect the price to be well above $1000.

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3 user comments

11.6.2013 11:56

nice

21.6.2013 12:14

I have to admit it'll be a pleasant surprise of it's not too far above $1000 (660) at that size.
As 1080p was beginning a 24" 1080p Dell (then most people's choice of the best of what was around) was, if I remember rightly, about that.

Rather than TV, 4k makes much more sense as a plausible option on PC right now I think.

31.6.2013 23:57

Originally posted by Interestx:
I have to admit it'll be a pleasant surprise of it's not too far above $1000 (660) at that size.
As 1080p was beginning a 24" 1080p Dell (then most people's choice of the best of what was around) was, if I remember rightly, about that.

Rather than TV, 4k makes much more sense as a plausible option on PC right now I think.
Right... for industry and hi-end gamers.... saying it will not be cheap would be an understatement. It will be a 'first-on-the-block' toy.

Yes, even the hi-end Apple monitor was a re-badged Dell at twice the price.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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