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Does anyone have any thoughts on this tv to be used as a monitor for P3D?

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16889356097&ignorebbr=1

 

With my statement credit I can get it for $335 total.  Right now I have a 10 year old 24" monitor and am in desperate need of an upgrade.  Is there something better I can get for the price that I might have missed when browsing through the sales this weekend?

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I've been using my Samsung 4K  27" for a few years now, really love it.   I use FSX though...

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Does anyone have any thoughts on this tv to be used as a monitor for P3D?

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16889356097&ignorebbr=1

 

With my statement credit I can get it for $335 total.  Right now I have a 10 year old 24" monitor and am in desperate need of an upgrade.  Is there something better I can get for the price that I might have missed when browsing through the sales this weekend?

 

Go for it.  You won't be disappointed.  Had Samsung for years with no issues.

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Great choice. I just moved over to the Samsung 50-inch equivalent. Still getting it set up (and migrating to P3D) but it's a fantastic experience - big step up in immersion.

 

Check out Amazon to see if there are any Black Friday deals tomorrow.

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I have the Samnsung 55" Class KU6290 4K UHD TV - UN55KU6290FXZA and it is FANTASTIC for flight sim.  I run it with x3 23 inch monitors on a GTX960 graphics card.

 

Note:  If you run NVIDIA, you'll need at least a 900 Series graphics card to run 4K.

 

Best wishes.

 

Yep I have a 1060 so I'm good there.

 

I'm seeing some good BF days but most are around the same price point that the Samsung I posted is.  The Newegg deal is good for another few days so no harm in waiting and seeing if something pops up in the meantime.

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I just got it from Best Buy for 299.  Great 4K tv for the price. It is night and day over 1080.  You wont be disappointed. I thought about going to the 50" for $100 more but think it is just to big for my area. Go get it.  Josh

 

PS I just ordered a 1060 to replace my 970 also the Samsung is the best of the picks.

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I have the LG 43 Inch 4K HDR Ultra HD Smart TV 43UH6030 (2016 Model) for about 4 months now with the GTX1070 running P3D, all ORBX products, etc.  Never been happier with flight simming.  Go for it...you will not be disappointed.  Solid 60 fps even at addon airports with lots of detail.  You will see things you never noticed before.  A whole new world in 4k.

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Yeah right now I'm having some issues with shimmering, flickering, etc hopefully caused by my crappy monitor as well as some blurries that I'm hoping a fresh install on a SSD vs my HDD will fix.  We will see!

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Yeah right now I'm having some issues with shimmering, flickering, etc hopefully caused by my crappy monitor as well as some blurries that I'm hoping a fresh install on a SSD vs my HDD will fix.  We will see!

 

With 4k you wont need any aa settings. I found Nvidia inspector not necessary. I think the that LG that is on sale is the 2015 model and got bad reviews.

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I have the Samnsung 55" Class KU6290 4K UHD TV - UN55KU6290FXZA and it is FANTASTIC for flight sim.  I run it with x3 23 inch monitors on a GTX960 graphics card.

 

Note:  If you run NVIDIA, you'll need at least a 900 Series graphics card to run 4K.

 

Best wishes.

 

Do you know if that TV runs in 30hz?  I'm looking at the 40" version for $50 cheaper than the 6300 version.

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Do you know if that TV runs in 30hz?  I'm looking at the 40" version for $50 cheaper than the 6300 version.

Yes

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Do you know if that TV runs in 30hz?  I'm looking at the 40" version for $50 cheaper than the 6300 version.

 

It does/can.

 

It also has Premium HDR.

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Just pulled the trigger on the 6290 40" Samsung for $259 total with my statement credit.  Can't wait to see how the sim looks with this bad boy!

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Just hooked up the 1060 to my Samsung 6290 40" and man what a difference a card makes. I think the 10 series of cards handle 4K better and you get about a 10 to 15 percent boost in performance over the 9 series cards.

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Interesting thread. I too am looking to upgrade from a 24" have been trolling the sales online all day. I have been going backwards and forwards between a 27" and 34". Now the Samsung UN40KU6290 sounds interesting (although a lot bigger than I need or really have room for). Is there anything to consider with going with a 4K TV as opposed to a monitor? I typically sit about 2 feet away from the monitor, do I need to sit further back with a TV?

 

 

EDIT: Read online that not TV's do not have CRT there is no health concerns with being close. Just eye strain which can be rectified with a good nights sleep.

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I found a good site with reviews on each 4K TV and their suitability for PC use. Based upon this I went with the UN40KU6300FXZA.

 

http://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/by-usage/pc-monitor/best

 

That's a good one it has Bluetooth and a few other features. What I did was put two screws into the back wall bracket holes and then used Picture hanging wire and hung it on the wall. It barley weighs anything. If you are at your desk with a yoke you are probably about 2' 11" away which is perfect. You will never go back.

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From what I understand after some reading today, the only differnece between the 6300 and 6297 is the remote and bluetooth I believe.  For a monitor neither are particularly important so I went with the cheaper option.

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I received my Samsung TV this morning, super-fast from Newegg! I hooked it up (albeit with an HDMI 1 as my HDMI 2 cable is still in the mail) and had a quick go with P3D. It looked really good with no real change in performance. I will give it a proper test once I have the proper HDMI 2 cable and can add the HDR on etc.

 

I read that some people change the resolution to make it 21:9. Does anyone do this?

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Mine was delivered this morning so I can't wait to test it out!  Too bad I just installed my SSD and wiped my HDD clean so I still have a bit more setting up to do before I can really test it out.  We'll see!

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