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New Acquisition speculation: Large(ish) monitor.
I'm thinking about buying a 4K, ~28- to 30-something inch flatscreen to work on at home. I'd be attaching it sometimes to my work laptop when working at my job from home, sometimes to my own lap- or desktop computer (see separate post). Development work and Web browsing, not much gaming (if any at all), so response time is a low priority. No graphic design either (except for the occasional icon or such), so super-hyper-colour-accuracy and stuff also not a priority.

So, basically, I'm looking for good modern connectors, reasonable picture quality, and reasonable price... Where "reasonable" doesn't necessarily mean really shitty and cheapskate -- I can afford something solid-quality; it's just that I don't feel like paying silly prices for silly stuff I won't need.

Recommendations?
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   Christian R. Conrad
The Man Who (used to think he) Knows Fucking Everything


Mail: Same username as at the top left of this post, at iki.fi
New Not really, but ...
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Drew
New Heh, yeah, but no...
43" is bigger than our fricking TV; no way I could put that somewhere sensible. Also, of course, price. But yeah, sure, if I were made of money and had an office to myself...
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   Christian R. Conrad
The Man Who (used to think he) Knows Fucking Everything


Mail: Same username as at the top left of this post, at iki.fi
New Dell.
Their big, high-resolution monitors are consistent and well-made.
New I typically look at The Wirecutter first
Regards,
-scott
Welcome to Rivendell, Mr. Anderson.
New Re: I typically look at The Wirecutter first
https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-4k-monitors/

Behold, a Dell!

(I have an historic distrust of HP, caused by them ceasing to make Proper Computers aka PA-RISC)
New Is your laptop new enough to drive it at 4k?
I've got some ancient laptops that can't do it - maybe you've got something newer. But make sure. :-) One of my old Dell laptops would overheat driving 2 x 1080p monitors. :-/

I agree with Peter - Dell monitors have generally treated me well (I've got 3 each 24" + a 24" HP in a 2x2 array at home for 3 computers). But I only have 24s. I've got LG TVs at home that have been very good, so I would look at their monitors as well.

Good luck!

Cheers,
Scott.
New I've had weird experiences with laptops and big displays
My work laptop drives 2x 1080p displays all day every day - that's what's on my desk.

Bring it home, and it'll cheerfully run the 4K telly in the living room.

But shits blue bricks when it encounters the 1440p display in my office.

Go figure. It's a 2018 Dell Latitude with a recent-ish Intel display chip.
     Acquisition speculation: Large(ish) monitor. - (CRConrad) - (7)
         Not really, but ... - (drook) - (1)
             Heh, yeah, but no... - (CRConrad)
         Dell. - (pwhysall)
         I typically look at The Wirecutter first - (malraux) - (1)
             Re: I typically look at The Wirecutter first - (pwhysall)
         Is your laptop new enough to drive it at 4k? - (Another Scott) - (1)
             I've had weird experiences with laptops and big displays - (pwhysall)

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