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Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: Jerry®
Date: September 10, 2019 08:06PM
My old display was an LG IPS 21.5 in and now i can't remember the model or its specs. Anyway, today I bought a new-to-me Samsung curved 24in display C24F390 Display (23.5-inch (1920 x 1080). I like it but it's different than my LG and i am still trying to properly calibrate it - any help would be appreciate it. Oh and when I choose to fill the screen or full screen with QuickTime and other apps it doesn’t fill the whole monitor - there are empty bars on each side (empty meaning you can see the desktop or the app under the current one). What am i doing wrong and was this purchase a good/bad/indifferent choice?

thanks

here's a link to the monitor i bought today:
Samsung display



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: mattkime
Date: September 10, 2019 09:21PM
What resolution does your mac say its running at?

>still trying to properly calibrate it

Any other aspect of the monitor that needs calibration?

I always end up turning down the brightness on a new monitor, like, REALLY LOW. I swear monitor makers have been in a war to fry retinas.



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: Jerry®
Date: September 10, 2019 09:27PM
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mattkime
What resolution does your mac say its running at?

>still trying to properly calibrate it

Any other aspect of the monitor that needs calibration?

I always end up turning down the brightness on a new monitor, like, REALLY LOW. I swear monitor makers have been in a war to fry retinas.













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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: mattkime
Date: September 10, 2019 09:32PM
Seems pretty clear that the problem is in the display's settings.



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: mattkime
Date: September 10, 2019 09:35PM
Um, you might want to turn off freesync via the monitor controls. thats the only thing that jumped out at me. Since you mentioned that its used I'll post a link to the manual - [downloadcenter.samsung.com]



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: jdc
Date: September 10, 2019 11:29PM
Seems like it would work right out of the box. Plug and play.

Although its physically larger by 2", its the exact same 1920 x 1080 resolution as your old monitor. So it doenst actually show more, just shows the same a bit larger.

Im assuming that was the goal, right (?) just larger pixels -- as opposed to more screen real estate? Like a 27" montior with 256 x 1440 -- which could have smaller pixels, but shows more actual stuff.



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: September 11, 2019 07:12AM
......Real Woman....Have Curves......



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: Jerry®
Date: September 11, 2019 05:09PM
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jdc
Seems like it would work right out of the box. Plug and play.

Although its physically larger by 2", its the exact same 1920 x 1080 resolution as your old monitor. So it doenst actually show more, just shows the same a bit larger.

Im assuming that was the goal, right (?) just larger pixels -- as opposed to more screen real estate? Like a 27" montior with 256 x 1440 -- which could have smaller pixels, but shows more actual stuff.

yes that was the intent - it wasn’t really for more screen real estate but not that i mind.



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Re: Bought a new/used Samsung curved display....and.....
Posted by: Jerry®
Date: September 11, 2019 05:10PM
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NewtonMP2100
......Real Woman....Have Curves......

So, you have curves?
RollingEyesSmiley5



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