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Did a little research yesterday it seems like a decent I7 desktop with the 40" 4k can be done at about $2k I'll just wait a few months wife is on a Christmas shopping spree right now lol.

Haha, no worries. I asked my lady what she wanted for Christmas last week and three days later she presents me with plans to buy an old cinema to convert into an apartment. Not a cinema monitor.. an actual building.

40 inch should be decent and practical. People forget about eye strain if most of what your looking at is not on the same plane (constant refocusing for hours is painful).

I have good eyes, near 20/20 but I must say with the 50inch 4k, when I am close enough to comfortably read 10pt text, I'm about 2-3 feet away. This is fine but the edges of the screen are very much farther away than the middle and after 8 hours my eyes are in tatters from refocusing. A very curved OLED etc. screen should improve this however...

I mostly work with 4 USB powered Asus MB168b+ 15.4 *(1920x1080) displays. 3 portrait and one landscape + laptop. Perfect sweet spot for me. the 50 inch now on the wall and just used for "big picture" charts, news etc.

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Did a little research yesterday it seems like a decent I7 desktop with the 40" 4k can be done at about $2k

For 2k you can get more than decent, you can get the best. Check out my recent build, final components are near end of thread.

https://futures.io/tech-support/36604-skylake-x100-z170-ddr4.html

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40 inch should be decent and practical. People forget about eye strain if most of what your looking at is not on the same plane (constant refocusing for hours is painful).

I have good eyes, near 20/20 but I must say with the 50inch 4k, when I am close enough to comfortably read 10pt text, I'm about 2-3 feet away. This is fine but the edges of the screen are very much farther away than the middle and after 8 hours my eyes are in tatters from refocusing. A very curved OLED etc. screen should improve this however...

I mostly work with 4 USB powered Asus MB168b+ 15.4 *(1920x1080) displays. 3 portrait and one landscape + laptop. Perfect sweet spot for me. the 50 inch now on the wall and just used for "big picture" charts, news etc.



I did start with a 17" laptop and 2 x 16" USB displays when I was still thinking I could easily move around the house with that set up. In reality it proved not to be enough or practical.

I went to a local Fry's to see the displays up close and the 40" seems to be the sweet spot for 4k.

I use the 20/20/20 rule.. every 20 min I look at an object 20 ft away from the displays for 20seg that will give your eyes a break and prevent eye strain.

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For 2k you can get more than decent, you can get the best. Check out my recent build, final components are near end of thread.

https://futures.io/tech-support/36604-skylake-x100-z170-ddr4.html

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I was including the monitor at that price.. but I like your thread good research You did there thanks for that.. it seems like I can get a lot more bang for the buck with a little $ extra. I particularly like the AMD card.. a lot better than the 980 GTX at same price. I'll definitely will be referring to your thread when I'm ready to build, I won't do it now cause knowing myself I'll end up buying everything on Paypal credit

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4K

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I trade 4 assets at the same time CL, BRN, 6E and DX

use 8 charts per asset on 4 different 40 inch LCD tv monitors

so thats 32 charts total on the ninja platform

is it possible to get all these charts on one 40 inch 4K

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I trade 4 assets at the same time CL, BRN, 6E and DX

use 8 charts per asset on 4 different 40 inch LCD tv monitors

so thats 32 charts total on the ninja platform

is it possible to get all these charts on one 40 inch 4K

Assuming your current 40 inch monitors are not 4K but instead 1920x1080, then your horizontal width is 1920x4 = 7680. Your height remains 1080.

With 4K, it would be 3840x2160.

So, with a single 4K monitor your vertical height would double, but your horizontal width but be cut in half.

Total pixels:
Current (assuming 4 1920x1080 monitors) is 8.3M pixels
Proposed (one 4K 3840x2160 monitor) is 8.3M pixels

They are identical in total pixel count.

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4k

so the answer is yes

and 4K will replace all these multi monitor set ups

thank you

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4k

How many traders are presently using 4K

as it seems this is the wave of the future

we are chartists and require the most pixels possible

thank you

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I don't have a 4k setup but I noticed that one of Amazon.com's Cyber Monday deals is for a 4k bundle. If anyone is currently in the market for one here is the link.

Samsung UN48JU6400 48-Inch 4K TV with Home Theater Bundle $599.00

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I don't have a 4k setup but I noticed that one of Amazon.com's Cyber Monday deals is for a 4k bundle. If anyone is currently in the market for one here is the link.

Samsung UN48JU6400 48-Inch 4K TV with Home Theater Bundle $599.00

That particular model won't give You UHHD colors. For Samsung needs to be 6500 series or better preferably 6700+

Old tactic They try to sell all their dogs on black Friday/Cyber Monday.

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