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    Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Originally shown off at CES 2020, the 27- and 32-inch G7 monitors have a 1000R curve.
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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Good specs. I guess if you want a high refresh rate the price is also very reasonable.

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    That 27" is about what my current 144Hz 1440 one cost when new. For 240Hz that's probably the going rate, these days. Not sure you really need curvature on a 27" though...
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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    That 27" is about what my current 144Hz 1440 one cost when new. For 240Hz that's probably the going rate, these days. Not sure you really need curvature on a 27" though...
    I used to be of the same opinion, but I bought a 27" 16:9 with 1800mm rad and I think it's a nice addition. Mostly I don't notice it, but when I go back to a flat screen I notice the difference - it does help with immersion (albeit a small amount).

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    I just hope these monitors have Freesync working on them as their CHG70 (forerunners and poster child of HDR and freesync) monitor's Freesync is unusable under 90hz due to heavy purple ghosting caused by static overdrive settings (unchangable or fixable via the OSD or latest firmware).

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Quote Originally Posted by ValkyrieTsukiko View Post
    I just hope these monitors have Freesync working on them as their CHG70 (forerunners and poster child of HDR and freesync) monitor's Freesync is unusable under 90hz due to heavy purple ghosting caused by static overdrive settings (unchangable or fixable via the OSD or latest firmware).
    IIRC that monitor (same as mine) worked fine, even had Freesync 2 support until they broke it with a firmware update and never bothered fixing it. Samsung don't do long term support. A lot of buyers were pissed about this.

    I'm happy enough with mine, but the HDR is 100% a gimmick. Would likely have been better off with the LG equivalent IPS monitor.

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Nice, going in the right direction but not yet there.

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    US pricing shared today by The Verge:
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/15/21289300/samsung-curved-odyssey-g7-g9-gaming-monitors-preorder-release-date-price-gsync-freesync

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    Re: Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitors release this month

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    I used to be of the same opinion, but I bought a 27" 16:9 with 1800mm rad and I think it's a nice addition. Mostly I don't notice it, but when I go back to a flat screen I notice the difference - it does help with immersion (albeit a small amount).
    I tried a couple of different ultrawide ones with curvature. 30-something inches, but even at that size it barely made a difference to me.
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