Viewsonic VX4380-4K or LG 43UD79-B?

eyeangle

macrumors regular
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Jan 2, 2014
149
19
Melbourne, Australia
I'm in the market for a 4K 42 inch monitor and tossing up between these two. The Viewsonic is $900AU and the LG is $1100AU.

Here are the some specs of the Viewsonic:
  • 43 Inches Screen (42.5 Viewable)
  • 3840×2160 Resolution (UHD, 4K)
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • IPS Panel
  • 60Hz
  • 12ms Response Time (GTG)
  • Ports: 2x HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2, DisplayPort-Out, miniDisplayPort 1.2
  • Other Ports: Audio Line-Out, 4x USB 3.0
  • Built-in Speakers: 2x7W
  • Brightness: 350 cd/m2
  • Static Contrast: 1,100:1
  • Dynamic Contrast: 120M:1
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.245 mm
    http://www.144hzmonitors.com/reviews/viewsonic-vx4380-4k-review/
Here are the some specs of the LG:
  • 43 Inches Screen (42.5 Display Space)
  • 3840×2160 Resolution (4K, UHD)
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • IPS Panel
  • 60Hz
  • 5ms Response Time (GTG)
  • AMD FreeSync
  • Ports: 4x HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C
  • Other Ports: 2x USB 3.1 with KVM Switch, Headphones Jack, RS232C
  • Remote Control
  • Built-in Speakers: 2x10W
  • Brightness: 350 cd/m2
  • Static Contrast: 1,000:1
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 5M:1
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.245 mm
    http://www.144hzmonitors.com/reviews/lg-43ud79-b-preview/
I'll be running it off a Radeon RX 560 4GB in my 2010 Mac Pro. What do you think?
 

lacostejapan

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Aug 15, 2017
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That 4K looks amazingly sharp and it's impossible not to see the difference or that in a regular living room, with a regular sized screen, you really won't see much of a difference.
 

eyeangle

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jan 2, 2014
149
19
Melbourne, Australia
What did you end up getting and why?


Thanks.
I went with the LG because just about every tech channel on YouTube reviewed it and it's got better speakers and inputs. I've also got an AMD card so it comes with FreeSync. And it comes with a remote too which the Viewsonic doesn't.
 
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