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I'm thinking about picking up a 60" 4K HDTV strictly for PC gaming. Does anyone have any experience with 4K gaming on a PC and is it a noticeable difference between 1080p and 4K? I plan to sit about 6 feet away while gaming. Also would I have to run 2 GPU's in SLI to achieve a decent 4K gaming experience? Would it be beneficial at all to go with 4K with a TV of that size or should I just purchase another 1080p HDTV.

Even if I do purchase the 60" 4K and only go as high as 1440p resolution tops, would it be worth it? Would I actually notice a difference?

Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

 

This is the 4K HDTV that I'm considering...

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/vizio-60...&skuId=3793044

 

 

My current setup...

 

CASE:*NZXT*Phantom*PHAN-001WT*Red Steel / Plastic Enthusiast*ATX*Full Tower Computer Case

CPU: Intel i5 4690K*3.5GHz

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

GPU: MSI*GTX 970*

MOBO: MSI Z97 Gaming 5

MEMORY:*G.SKILL*Ripjaws*X Series*8GB DDR3

SSD:*Intel 535 240GB SATA III (OS/Programs)

SSD 2:*Intel 520*120GB SATA III (Games)

HDD 1:*Western Digital 2TB*7200 RPM (Media)

HDD 2:*Western Digital 1TB*7200 RPM (Games)

HDD 3:*Western Digital 500GB*7200 RPM (BackUp)

OPTICAL DRIVE:*SONY Black*Blu-ray Burner 12X

PSU:*Antec*High Current Gamer Series 900W

DISPLAY: Panasonic 50"*Plasma 1080p HDTV

NETWORK ADAPTER: TP-LINK Dual Band N900

FANS:*140MM*(x1),*120MM*(x3),*200MM*(x2)

KEYBOARD:*Logitech*G13 & Logitech Bluetooth*Illuminated*Keyboard K810

MOUSE: Razer Naga Epic Chroma

HEADSET: Logitech*G930

OS: Windows 10 (64 bit)

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Sitting at that distance should be fine, and I think even a little closer can work, too, before you start seeing the pixels. If the TV has an HDMI 2.0 port or a DisplayPort, you'll be just fine connecting it to the GTX 970. Unfortunately the TV link is broken, so I cannot see if it does.

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I've never tried hooking up my PC or shield streaming to my 4K yet. But if you do plan to use a 4K as a PC monitor make sure you get one with Chroma 4:4:4:4 and has the right input for 60 fps @ 4K. My TV does not have 4:4:4:4 and I don't ever plan to use it as a PC monitor.

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But if you do plan to use a 4K as a PC monitor make sure you get one with Chroma 4:4:4:4 and has the right input for 60 fps @ 4K. My TV does not have 4:4:4:4 and I don't ever plan to use it as a PC monitor.

4:4:4 is nice, but I'd bet $100 you won't notice in normal use unless you look for it if you're running 4:2:2. You definitely won't ever see it when gaming.

 

Disclaimer: my 4K screens don't do 4:4:4 (one, because the video card can't, the other, because the screen can't) and I have a hard time picking it out unless I'm looking for it with very specific content.

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I love my 4k TV and I haven't pumped one 4k source material through it yet.   The reason for loving it is simple, the picture quality is still superior.   I don't even tell people I have a 4k TV and soon as I turn it on they all say, "Wow".   It is that obvious to people who think I'm just turning on another tv.

 

Everyone says it is a waste of money to buy a 4k TV because of the lack of 4k content.   I didn't pick my TV because it was 4k, I picked it because the picture quality destroyed even the best 1080p TVs.   Next will be OLED to complement 4k but the technology seems a bit immature still as burn in is still a major issue.  Those TVs are beautiful though, but that beauty costs arm and it won't last long taking your leg with it.   But was all TVs back in the day so maybe the next couple years OLED will mature enough to become viable.

 

The specs on the one you are looking at look good, 5 HDMI ports is good, so is the 240Hz refresh rate.  No display port but you probably won't need it.

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