Buyers Remorse - I picked the WRONG time to upgrade...

  • Published: 07 August 2019
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    I recently upgraded my home gaming display to the ASUS PG35Q, but when I saw the LG 38GL950G, I realized that I may have made a HUGE (or some might say an ULTRAWIDE) mistake...

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Comments • 4 635

  • Npc_Hydra3
    Npc_Hydra3  20 hours back

    Eh I'll keep my trash acer 1080p monitor I bought 6 years ago for 100$ lmao

    • Rommie Samboski
      Rommie Samboski  1 days back

      Imagine punching this monitor when your are raging in game. I punched and destroyed two samsung monitors in my life but those only costs 500 each. This one is a different matter altogether LOL!

      • San Ien Jao
        San Ien Jao  3 days back

        I would always go big 😆

        • AuGratin
          AuGratin  3 days back

          The cat batting at the knife on the chair was great.

          • Gregory Grimm
            Gregory Grimm  4 days back

            Are all the thumbs down for showing your undies?

            • Suspicious0ne
              Suspicious0ne  5 days back

              Linus gives the cat a knife. for the next minute or so the cat contemplates wielding it 2:17

              • Mely
                Mely  7 days back

                and as of 9/15/19, it is STILL not available for purchase

                • Joey Thomas
                  Joey Thomas  7 days back

                  where is the 27inch model. That is the size i like

                  • MultiScoreGasmz
                    MultiScoreGasmz  7 days back

                    Can someone tell me why I cannot find these monitors anywhere for sale? Or are they not released yet cause Linus didn’t say in the vid >.<

                    • Burner Fire
                      Burner Fire  3 days back

                      Check the motherfucking description.

                  • Igor Cesar Madruga Bezerra Cavalcanti Ramalho

                    YouTube: Monetization BEGONE!

                    • 彥麟大冰咖半糖
                      彥麟大冰咖半糖  1 weeks back

                      Wow! Linus Cat Tips videos come with background tech talking now. Nice tweak for you guys.

                      • nu1x
                        nu1x  1 weeks back

                        That black pussy just slithered there in that gap next to the monitor, so cute..

                        • David Deboy
                          David Deboy  1 weeks back

                          I just upgraded to a dell 19" square monitor for .01. And love it.

                          • Duke Jukem
                            Duke Jukem  1 weeks back

                            use the black windows cursors instead of white and i bet that light bleed will lessen significantly

                            • D J
                              D J  1 weeks back

                              Bad choice Linus. All that ghosting is NOT worth slightly better HDR. And you forgot to mention that the Asus monitor uses that loud ass fan to cool it. No thank you. LG clearly wins here.

                              • Maxxurs
                                Maxxurs  2 weeks back

                                U Did say 240hz at 13:24 is this correct ? Its 200hz max right?

                                • Scott Anderson
                                  Scott Anderson  2 weeks back

                                  The LG being cheaper and having more screen space along with higher resolution wins for me. I felt like he totally missed that in this review. He talked about it being 3" bigger but not much about the resolution, just a couple passing remarks. I think it's a big advantage that the LG display is 3840 x 1600 compared to the Asus one being 3440 X 1440. My one concern was the HDR 400 over the HDR 1000 which I expected to be a drawback on the LG display but I think it is one I can live with because most of the time I'm not using HDR. I been waiting for this to hit retail so I can get one, hopefully it will sell lower than $2k though. Hopefully my EVGA RTX 2080Ti FTW3 Ultra Hybrid can still push high enough FPS at this resolution with highest settings in games. That is my one fear.

                                  • Spadeofdarkness™
                                    Spadeofdarkness™  2 weeks back

                                    LINUS HAS A CAT

                                    • MrGoodPie
                                      MrGoodPie  2 weeks back

                                      Evenly matched, no. At least not in HDR. I've used displays with similar technology (IPS that relies on global dimming to enhance contrast). It's not nice. The problem is the focus is on contrast (i.e. dynamic range) rather than detail. So, in an attempt to emulate specular highlights, such as the light in the cave, you get extreme white clipping and black crush. It gives, especially dark scenes, this weird over/under-exposed hybrid appearance. Basically, it ends up looking really poorly mastered, and you lose a ton of detail over SDR. I personally wouldn't enjoy HDR on this LG.

                                      • Big T
                                        Big T  2 weeks back

                                        Linus you should have pet the cat while talking not a big deal but I'm glad to see you are a cat person

                                        • Northles
                                          Northles  2 weeks back

                                          I dont have a clue because ive never tried it and nothing comes up from searching it but from all these issue with dp 1.4 on the asus monitor if people use hdmi 2.0 will that be better or not

                                          • ISOHaven
                                            ISOHaven  2 weeks back

                                            But those two monitors are worlds apart. The ASUS not only has HDR but it specifically has G-Sync HDR10. Worlds apart. Although none of that means anything if the panel it total crap.

                                            • Ali_ReBORN
                                              Ali_ReBORN  2 weeks back

                                              Linus has a defective nipple 😆 lol..

                                              • Mr PumperKnuckles
                                                Mr PumperKnuckles  2 weeks back

                                                5:48: drags window across screen brags about how accurate the drag rate is but turns around records with less than 60 FPS showing us the buggy drag rate from what he records...
                                                aka I still see lag jumps...

                                                • pleappleappleap
                                                  pleappleappleap  2 weeks back

                                                  About these monitors with a built-in USB hub... Is there a way to twiddle the monitor settings using software via the USB link? My Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 2040u (and 900u for that matter...) had that capability years ago.

                                                  • Ken MacDougall
                                                    Ken MacDougall  2 weeks back

                                                    dat cable management though,

                                                    • Fernando Martinez
                                                      Fernando Martinez  2 weeks back

                                                      38GL950G is the best!

                                                      • Richard Zhang
                                                        Richard Zhang  2 weeks back

                                                        One lucky bastard I am stuck with PG279Q. I thought cheap was like $600 dollar monitor like mine but no It's a GODDAMN $2000 MONITOR, THE WORLD IS TOO UNFAIR

                                                        • Michael Nye
                                                          Michael Nye  2 weeks back

                                                          What game is he playing here that looks like Age of Empires?

                                                        • Blue Eyes White Teddy
                                                          Blue Eyes White Teddy  2 weeks back

                                                          I gotsa the LG one's little sister, the 34GK950F :D

                                                          • djchristian82
                                                            djchristian82  3 weeks back

                                                            What does high Hz monitors better than 60 Hz monitors? What's the difference?

                                                            • Trent Reznor
                                                              Trent Reznor  2 weeks back

                                                              Fluidity mainly and it's better to reduce eye strain.

                                                          • wolfpackflt670
                                                            wolfpackflt670  3 weeks back

                                                            Linus stands up and the cat steals his seat.

                                                            • DCNash55
                                                              DCNash55  3 weeks back

                                                              Linus, how does the Aorus AD27QD 27" compare to the LG?? can we get a video of that?? would love to see the comparison of the two!! as the Aorus is also an 10 bit IPS panel supposedly rated at 1ms, HDR, 1440 144!!!

                                                              • Nom
                                                                Nom  3 weeks back

                                                                Honestly, LG makes much better budget monitors than the competition right now. Just bought a 75" 1080p ips display and in terms of picture quality and colour, it beats out my asus 2k 144hz ips display.

                                                                • BTC 3J8faXJCDKKS6AKvt7KNKhcEsfeKpEAShX

                                                                  Monitors with coolers now ...

                                                                  • Johannes Dolch
                                                                    Johannes Dolch  3 weeks back

                                                                    For the more Budget oriented: You can come pretty close to this with the BenQ 3501r. Is it just as good? No. But it's close and it's literally a quarter of the price at around 650 Dollars. (35 inch, 3440x1440 Ultrawide, [email protected]~350nits, 8bit color, 100hz, ~4ms, really good colors for a gaming/general purpose monitor)

                                                                    • Johannes Dolch
                                                                      Johannes Dolch  3 weeks back

                                                                      Is this available without all the ridiculous "Gaming" features like RGB, stupid angled design and retarded osc ?

                                                                      • Flonyme
                                                                        Flonyme  3 weeks back

                                                                        This video made me feel poor for using my acer predator x34p ultrawide. Guess I'm a peasant for my 100hz 1440p monitor without hdr.

                                                                      • Jelonne Andreu Mirang
                                                                        Jelonne Andreu Mirang  3 weeks back

                                                                        USE BOTH! DUAL WIELD IT MAN! LOL

                                                                        • Wesley Mercer
                                                                          Wesley Mercer  3 weeks back

                                                                          "You can really see the difference in the readability of this text, see that?"
                                                                          No, actually because my monitor sucks, a lot.

                                                                          • Welly Winarto
                                                                            Welly Winarto  3 weeks back

                                                                            LG is the better and the best not the cheapest cause the cheapest is armaggeddon monitor

                                                                            • lando hoth
                                                                              lando hoth  3 weeks back

                                                                              I have buyers remorse everytime I order a pizza

                                                                              • Chris
                                                                                Chris  3 weeks back

                                                                                those wires....

                                                                                • SwollenBlade
                                                                                  SwollenBlade  3 weeks back

                                                                                  The hard part of an ultrawide IPS gaming monitor is lowering the response time, packing more LED's behind it is easy, LG screwed the pooch on this one.

                                                                                  • XviD
                                                                                    XviD  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Won’t invest in a new monitor until the OLED or (ideally) Micro-LED monitors are out. The LCD technology is very archaic at this point in time.

                                                                                    • Daryl Yew
                                                                                      Daryl Yew  3 weeks back

                                                                                      does all tech youtubers pray to the CAT god ?

                                                                                      • Senjaya Xiera
                                                                                        Senjaya Xiera  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Hoping China manufacturer will bombard us with their cheaper price but still awesome monitor. Like what they do with the smartphone

                                                                                        • Jesse Smith
                                                                                          Jesse Smith  3 weeks back

                                                                                          The clock is ticking. Best to buy before December when Trump's new round of tariff's goes into effect. The list of affected goods includes TV sets and video monitors. 15% price hike across the board.

                                                                                      • Jake Marshall
                                                                                        Jake Marshall  3 weeks back

                                                                                        bad video did nooot like mm nigga nuts