5K Monitor created by Dell
Not got your hands on a shiny new 4K monitor yet? I wouldn't worry, the technology has already become 2nd class as we move into the 5K market. Dell have created a 5K monitor with a resolution of 5120x2880 pixels which equates to roughly 14.7 Megapixels, where you 4K screen has about 8.3 megapixels, so an extra 6.4 Million pixels on the same 27" screen as a 4K offering. The pixel density rivals that of the retina display from apple but over a seriously bigger canvas. The screen requires not one but two DisplayPort 1.2 ports in order to function, this is because of the huge amount of pixel data that has to be sent through from the graphics card. This has led to the speculation that it might be some wizardry with the displayports software combines with a couple of 4K screens bonded together to get this 5K screen working but we don't have the real details.
This screen isn't (yet) aimed at PC enthusiasts however, a couple of good reasons, firstly not sure we need it as we haven't really started with 4K yet never mind surpassed it and secondly the graphics cards require to fuel it need to be immense, and that's just standard I wont even go into the power required to do gaming on such a screen at that resolution. Dell's UP2715K monitor is aimed at hospitals, scientific research companies and apparently gas exploration companies which detail is a high priority.
The screen is to be released later this year with a price tag of $2,499.99 don't all rush out and buy at once
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