Say goodbye to 1080p
Subject: General Tech | August 27, 2012 - 02:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
We at PC Perspective are no strangers to high resolution displays, like the 1440p Achieva Shimian display Ken recently reviewed. It looks like even that will be considered low resolution in a few years as a new Ultra High Definition standard has been approved, with resolutions of 4K (3840 x 2160) and 8K (7680 x 4320). It may be a while before we start to see 8K displays, let alone content but according to what DigiTimes reported there are already manufacturers assembling 4K displays. 11,520 x 2160 is going to push any existing GPUs to their utter limits and we may see onboard memory grow beyond the 2 to 3GB which is becoming the standard on high end GPUs. This will also apply to televisions, which will finally start to get the higher resolution needed to make large screen TVs look less pixellated.
"LCD monitors that have high resolution and are large and thin in size will continue to be the monitor trend throughout the second half of this year and 2013, accoridng to industry sources.
Sources said that monitor makers are proactive in making 21- and 24-inch thin sized monitors at present and are aiming at producing 4Kx2K ones by the end of the year in order to stay competitive with notebooks and tablets."
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