Dell P4317Q PC Monitor Review & Comments

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    1. Greg Hook

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      Key selling point to me, looks to be the 4 simultaneous inputs at once - any testing in this regard? Suspect that is going to be the killer for people who use multiple sources and even the marketing image leans towards it with what appears to be trading room software.
       
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      Interesting, you had it at 200% scaling?
      I have a Philips BDM4065UC, which is a 4K 40" monitor, so the DPI is smaller, and I use that without scaling. Granted I am relatively close to the screen. What was your viewing distance to the Dell?
       
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      I have the Phillips 40 inch 4k monitor and I find it excellent for working and gaming on pc and console, if I were to upgrade I'd be expecting HDR support
       
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      I want one! However I suppose for longevity I would really want HDR as Spacecat has said and I would also want 120hz refresh rate, interesting though
       
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      Unfortunately from the sounds of it, if you're wanting 2160p120+ you might have to wait until end of 2018/early 2019
       
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      Running a LG 43" UJ750V as a 4K monitor here as it supports HDR.. i found scaling at 125% to be my sweet spot:)
       
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      I have the Philips BDM4065UC and it's okay in general use.
      However, the display will regular drop down from 60Hz to 30Hz when starting the machine from sleep.
      The display also takes 8 seconds to come back on from a suspended state - refreshing/re-syncing the screen several times. This drives me nuts!
       
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      Yeah, mine does that, can be a bit annoying. I think it's actually a fault because it never used to be this bad
       
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      How effective is the HDR?
       
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      I have tested a few games that support HDR on windows 10 and it does a decent job its more than bright enough for my viewing distance anymore and it would burn my eyeballs :laugh:
       
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      Is the HDR worth the upgrade
       
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      That would depend on the games you play and if they even support HDR.
       
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      I have a PS4 which supports HDR and thinking of getting the Pro
       
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      Well i have a Pro also and uncharted 4 looks beautiful on this tv and you will notice a difference with HDR enabled games.
       
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      Yeah Horizon Zero Dawn looks really nice in HDR
       
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      Thanx
       
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      You are right, this does seem to be the key selling point of this monitor.
      I've added a section to the review to show the multi display setup and how well it worked (which was very well).

      Yes, 200% scaling seemed to be perfect. I was about 3-4 feet away.
       
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      Will it take input from my ticker tape machines, I need to know what the stock market is doing![​IMG]
       
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      Is it possible to daisy chain multiple of the displays using Display Port 1.2? If so how many?
       
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      Doubt it, that’s a thunderbolt feature, no?
       
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      No, it's a DisplayPort feature. It's called MST.

      You either need displays with a DisplayPort output or an MST Hub.

      Bandwidth is limited to the normal amount so it's not possible with [email protected] displays on DisplayPort 1.2 and you can only connect two of them to a DisplayPort 1.3/1.4 output.

      Lower refresh rate or resolution displays can have more connected, so you can do three 1920x1200 with 1.2 or three 2560x1440 with 1.3/1.4.
       

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