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After using my new 14 Pro for a couple days, I'm not really a fan of the Dynamic Island. The animations are nifty, but having the camera hole floating out in the screen area makes it SO MUCH more distracting and noticeable than the notch was. The notch was far more discreet being along the edge of the screen, but having a bit of screen above the Dynamic Island pushes it away from the edge and makes it stand out way more. It's not a huge deal, neither the notch or the DI really bother me (and I appreciate the extra screen space it affords), but the DI seems like step backwards to me.
lkrupp said:And we will probably see this report exactly nowhere in the mainstream tech media.StrangeDays said:Not Apple, tech press won’t care.
I just got this monitor to last week to go with my new Mac Studio. I'm upgrading from a 27" iMac and couldn't stomach paying $1,600 to buy what is essentially the same monitor that was in the iMac, even if it is very high quality. I was also interested in something that would give me a multiple-monitor-sized workspace in a single display. There aren't many options for a large, relatively-high PPI ultrawide display, this and the very similar Dell were the two most interesting choices.
For the most part, I'm very happy with the LG. The stand is great and very easy to reposition. Picture quality is very good, but not at the same level as the iMac/Studio Display - contrast/blacks aren't as good and brightness is somewhat lacking but acceptable. Colors are great and uniformity is very good. The native 5120x2160 resolution is too small for my taste, so I'm running it scaled to 3840x1620, which is perfect for me. This gives me more vertical space than the iMac and of course plenty of horizontal space. I don't see any artifacts or other issues from the scaling, which some reviewers had complained about. I installed the Magnet app to help wrangle my windows across the large workspace.
I'm quite happy with this monitor for now, but could see wanting something brighter and with even more space and pixel density in the future. I think a 49" 8K (equivalent to side-by-side 4K displays) could be perfect... once it exists!
Mike Wuerthele said:Robots78 said:I posted a correction about the PSU rating, and the article was changed and my comment was deleted?
Couldn't you have just just fixed the article then replied to my comment saying "Hey, you're right, the article has been updated, thanks for pointing out the error?" Oh well.
BTW, the part where the PSU on the second build is said to maybe not be up to the task might not be correct either if that was based on the incorrect assumptions about the PSU on the first build.While I appreciate your correction, I can't speak to the deletion. No matter, though. The calculations were independent, no assumptions were made.All the parts in the second build. the DIY one, come up to 1100W when full-out. It seems bad to have a 1000W power supply there.The parts in the Lenovo build are at about 1200W, which is 91.6 percent of the power supply's capacity, oddly enough. So, with a 92 percent efficient power supply, that's cutting it awfully fine.
Whenever I build PCs (I'm a Mac guy at heart but use Windows PCs for gaming) I use this site, which when I plug in the basics (CPU, GPU, RAM, storage) on the Lenovo system I get 320 watts: https://outervision.com/b/0teyKI
The 2nd build, linked from the PC Gamer article to these specs on PCPartPicker, shows 533W at the top of the page: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/LkDgcc
Not trying to argue, just genuinely curious if there's something I'm missing.
- The experience of creating in VR is more compelling than any user experience of any device Apple makes. Next to Tiltbrush in a Vive, painting apps on the iPad Pro are banal and dull. VR apps are a new artistic & creative medium, capturing the ability to draw in space, which sculptors have been chasing since the dawn of time.