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Where are all the OLED gaming monitors?

draemn

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With so many OLED monitors (TVs) now on the market, does anyone know why computer monitors have been so slow to adopt the technology?
 

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I recall watching a video about how bad screen burn in for a monitor can still be. The anti-burn measures... burn the screens out earlier if you use them more. Things like start buttons etc are still too static on a monitor where on a TV they have things purposely move around to prevent that etc.
 

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In addition to what @Izerous mentions, I believe the other benefits are contrast & power savings. Not really a factor for desktops. Contrast helps, but the burn in factor remains. Imagine using an OLED for a production (excel) style use!
 

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LG will have a 42" OLED TV next year. They also released a 32" OLED this year. However it is meant as a reference display for color grading. It ain't cheap.

As long as you can fit a 2nd display for web browsing, etc. Burn in isn't an issue. I put 3000 hours on my C9 before upgrading to a C1. Zero burn in.
 
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Important to note the panel in the 32" OLED "Pro" Monitor that LG is selling is actually manufactured by JOLED using their printing process. JOLED was formed by Japan Display/Sony/Panasonic quite some time ago.

There are rumours Samsung will be making a 34" QD-OLED monitor for 2022.
 

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In addition to what @Izerous mentions, I believe the other benefits are contrast & power savings. Not really a factor for desktops. Contrast helps, but the burn in factor remains. Imagine using an OLED for a production (excel) style use!
I freaking love it, but I change tasks a lot. 50% of my day is flipping between .docx and .xlxs and the C1 48 has been magic for that. So much real estate to have things open and visible.
 

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I freaking love it, but I change tasks a lot. 50% of my day is flipping between .docx and .xlxs and the C1 48 has been magic for that. So much real estate to have things open and visible.
Is there a dark mode for excel? I can't imagine having such a bright white is good for the pixel life.

Are you using ColorControl to control the TV via software / keyboard shortcuts?
 

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Is there a dark mode for excel? I can't imagine having such a bright white is good for the pixel life.

Are you using ColorControl to control the TV via software / keyboard shortcuts?
It actually has a mode where it drops the white level a little too quick for my liking but haven't played with that. With the amount of window switching I'm hoping that should really help.
 

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This piece seemed to have some good points that might be why we are seeing so much in the TV space but not for monitors.
 

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