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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array Hopper64 PC Specs
    Hopper64 PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus R6EO Bios 0702
    Processori9 9900X @ 4.9 1.28V VCore
    Memory (part number)GSkill F4-3600C16Q2-64GTZR
    Graphics Card #1EVGA 2080 Ti Kingpin
    Sound CardCreative SB AE7
    MonitorAsus ROG PG349Q
    Storage #1Intel 905p M.2 360G
    CPU CoolerEKWB Velocity RGB and Revo XRes 140 D5
    CasePhanteks Enthoo Elite
    Power SupplyCorsair AX1600i
    Keyboard Asus Strix Flare
    Mouse Asus ROG Gladius II Origin
    OS Windows 10 64
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    Nov 2012

    New HDR monitors

    Looks great and I even considered preordering one, but $2000 for a 27 inch monitor? Wow.

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    Administrator Array Silent Scone@ASUS's Avatar
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    Mar 2016

    Yes, the buy in is quite high for sure even for those of us who approach these things on zero compromise. It doesn’t matter how you cut it, it’s a lot of money for a 27” panel. This isnt the correct subsection for it, either

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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array Korth PC Specs
    Korth PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS X99 R5E (BIOS2101/1902)
    ProcessorHaswell-EP E5-1680-3 SR20H/R2 (4.4GHz)
    Memory (part number)Vengeance LPX 4x8GB SS DDR4-3000 (CMK32GX4M4C3000C15)
    Graphics Card #1NVIDIA Quadro GP100GL/16GB, 16xPCIe3, NVLink1 (SLI-HB)
    Graphics Card #2NVIDIA Quadro GP100GL/16GB, 16xPCIe3, NVLink1 (SLI-HB)
    Sound CardJDS Labs O2+ODAC (RevB), USB2 UAC1
    MonitorASUS PG278Q
    Storage #1Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSDs, 4xSATA3 RAID0
    Storage #2Comay BladeDrive E28 3200GB SSD, 8xPCIe2
    CPU CoolerRaijintek NEMESIS/TISIS, AS5, 2xNH-A14
    CaseObsidian 750D (original), 6xNH-A14
    Power SupplyZalman/FSP ZM1250 Platinum
    Headset Pilot P51 PTT *modded*
    OS Arch, Gentoo, Win7x64, Win10x64
    Network RouterActiontec T3200M VDSL2 Gateway
    Accessory #1 TP-Link AC1900 Archer T9E, 1xPCIe
    Accessory #2 ASUS/Infineon SLB9635 TPM (TT1.2/FW3.19)
    Accessory #3 ASUS OC Panel I (FW0501)
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    27", 4K (3840x2160), HDR, G-Sync, 144Hz, <4ms IPS, 10-bit color (awesome panel!)
    DP 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 inputs (HDMI always handy for old gaming consoles, DVD/BRD players, etc)
    Awesome sturdy swiveling base mount, standard VESA mounts (this ain't some cheap flimsy wobbly junk)

    USD$2000+ is much too much, especially since two competitors offer the same panel for ~$1300
    "97% DCI-P3, 99% Adobe RGB" is not "% sRGB" (the only color space standard that really matters), and "10-bit dithering" is not "true 10-bit color"
    Ambient light brightness/sensor stuff (can sometimes be annoying if unable to manually configure/disable)
    Embedded HDCP 2.2 (yuck)

    "Plasma copper & Armor titanium" scheme and aggressive ROG Swift styling (looks fierce but would prefer less obtrusive and simple black)
    180W peak power consumption (not too shabby but I think could and should be better, this thing will get hot!)
    USB 3.0 ports (cool to have, but for what?)
    Seems to lean heavily on clever firmware/software processing tricks and factory-overclocked components (instead of just using better hardware)
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    $2k for 27"! It better not have any light bleed whatsoever. lol

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    ROG Guru: Orange Belt Array mpoffo PC Specs
    mpoffo PC Specs
    MotherboardRampage VI Extreme
    ProcessorIntel 7900x
    Memory (part number)G.Skill F4-3200C16Q-32GTZR = 32 GB 3200 Kit
    Graphics Card #1Nvidia Geforce 1080 FE
    Graphics Card #2Nvidia Geforce 1080 FE
    Sound CardSound Blaster Z
    MonitorNvidia Surround (5960 x 1080)
    Storage #1Samsung 840 Pro256 GB/850 Evo 500 GB
    Storage #2WD 2 TB & 4TB Black Hard Drives
    CPU CoolerCorsair H115i
    CaseCorsair 900D
    Power SupplyCorsair 1200i
    Keyboard Corsair K95 - RGB
    Mouse Corsair Glaive
    Headset Turtle Beach Surround
    Mouse Pad Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris
    Headset/Speakers Logitech 5.1 Surround THX Speakers
    OS Windows 10 Pro - 64 Bit
    Network RouterNetgear Nighthawk x10 R9000 w/ Plex
    Accessory #1 Corsair Comm. w/ Corsair HD Fans - NZXT Hue +
    Accessory #2 DX Racer King Series Chair
    Accessory #3 3D Printer/HTC VIVE
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    Jan 2013

    Hoping to go ultrawide myself. Perhaps a utlrawide ASUS or Acer monitor when the new versions come out. Can't see spending much more that $1000 (give or take $200) on a nice gsync monitor atm. It is either that or upgrade my 1080's to the new 1180's. Hmmm....
    RVIE X299 System:
    Windows 10 Prof 64-bit | Intel Core i9 7900x | ASUS Rampage VI Extreme | Corsair AX 1200i PSU
    Corsair 900D | 32 GB 3200 G.SKILL Trident RGB Series | EVGA GTX 1080 in SLI (x2) | Nvidia 2D Surround Set-up
    Samsung 840 PRO 256 GB | Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB | Intel 520 SATA SSD 240GB HD | 2 & 4 TB WD Black Hard Drive
    Creative Sound Blaster Z | Logitech THX 5.1 speaker setup

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