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VA & TN was left off. ref: Panel Types: IPS vs TN vs VA vs OLED[^]

OLED will have burn-in issues. Being a programmer, our screens tend to be static, so this is an issue. I have an OLED tablet and played the same game for 3 years on it. I can see the UI burned in and can't get rid of it.

IPS is the best choice for Clarity and viewing angle.

4K is good if you want to see a lot of code on your screen. With Visual studio I have the size of text in my code window set to 90% and on a 4K screen, I can see 130 lines of code at a time.

The question is size and width. What can your eyes handle. for 4K, 27" is good, 32" is best. If you have 2, then that is 8K. You could get one that rotates for your main screen, then you will have even more lines of code at a time.

An alternative is to go 49"ultra wide @ 5K or DQHD 5120x1440 with an aspect Ratio: 32:9. That is like having 2 x 27"side by side without bezels. Best with 1800R curve (ref: 1000R vs. 1500R vs. 1800R Curved Monitors - What’s the difference? Which one is better?[^]). Now, this allows for a lot more. I have one, it's 1800R, and for me, it is like having 3 screens in one - no juggling windows on the screen, they're all there. I can have VS in the middle, browser on my right, and left has team viewer and word or acrobat open with specs on my left. I use Powertoys with custom preset Zones/layouts. VS in fullscreen can comfortably have 6 code windows side by side. Also, with 2 inputs, I can split screen and have my Macbook Pro for Mac OS on the left, and my dev box with Windows on the right.

Dell has an 8K monitor but at over US$4K, not worth our time looking at it - not cost effective for coding. ref: 8K Monitor: Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K | Dell USA[^]

I miss the vertical height of a 4K screen (still have one), and whilst 5120 is not 3840 x 2 (7680), boy, wouldn't that be great, no bezel in the middle like one would with 2 x 4K does make a difference.

Hope that helps!

Graeme


"I fear not the man who has practiced ten thousand kicks one time, but I fear the man that has practiced one kick ten thousand times!" - Bruce Lee


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