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Single 4K Display vs Multi-Monitor 1080p


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#1 Sneaky Snake

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Posted 12 May 2015 - 07:14 AM

Does anyone have experience running a 4K display with their desktop setup?

I use my retina MBP for all of my web work, but I really need for real estate. I'm deciding between a single 28" 4K display, which I would run with no scaling; or 2 1080p displays. Obviously the 4K screen has more pixels (equivalent to 4x 1080p), but the dual monitor might have other benefits I'm not considering.

In regards to my work that I'll be doing on it, it's all stuff that's done in browser, whether that be Google Analytics, typing in Google Docs, or doing some light HTML and CSS coding. I typically have 15-20 tabs open at once for work related stuff.
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