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 • 4 629

  • Suspicious0ne
    Suspicious0ne  3 hours back

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

    • Mely
      Mely  2 days back

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

      • Joey Thomas
        Joey Thomas  2 days back

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

        • MultiScoreGasmz
          MultiScoreGasmz  2 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 >.<

          • Igor Cesar Madruga Bezerra Cavalcanti Ramalho

            YouTube: Monetization BEGONE!

            • 彥麟大冰咖半糖
              彥麟大冰咖半糖  2 days back

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

              • nu1x
                nu1x  3 days back

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

                • David Deboy
                  David Deboy  3 days back

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

                  • Duke Jukem
                    Duke Jukem  3 days back

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

                    • D J
                      D J  6 days 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  6 days back

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

                        • Scott Anderson
                          Scott Anderson  7 days 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™  7 days back

                            LINUS HAS A CAT

                            • MrGoodPie
                              MrGoodPie  1 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  1 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  2 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  2 weeks back

                                                    Linus stands up and the cat steals his seat.

                                                    • DCNash55
                                                      DCNash55  2 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  2 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  2 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                              • Flonyme
                                                                Flonyme  2 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  2 weeks back

                                                                USE BOTH! DUAL WIELD IT MAN! LOL

                                                                • Wesley Mercer
                                                                  Wesley Mercer  2 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                                    • lando hoth
                                                                      lando hoth  2 weeks back

                                                                      I have buyers remorse everytime I order a pizza

                                                                      • Chris
                                                                        Chris  2 weeks back

                                                                        those wires....

                                                                        • SwollenBlade
                                                                          SwollenBlade  2 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  2 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  2 weeks back

                                                                              does all tech youtubers pray to the CAT god ?

                                                                              • Senjaya Xiera
                                                                                Senjaya Xiera  2 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  2 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  2 weeks back

                                                                                bad video did nooot like mm nigga nuts

                                                                              • Depressed Hombre
                                                                                Depressed Hombre  3 weeks back

                                                                                Linus plays team fortress 2 in 2019

                                                                                • cinIALVEspO w
                                                                                  cinIALVEspO w  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Yh, I have buyers remorse for my macbook pro, should have listened to Louis Rossman

                                                                                  • User Zero
                                                                                    User Zero  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Linus flexing on us pretty hard but ever so nonchalantly as well. The cost of any one of those monitors could get me the whole setup that I've been slowly saving up for and planning on putting together.

                                                                                    • User Zero
                                                                                      User Zero  3 weeks back

                                                                                      "It's got an early 2000s vibe to it."
                                                                                      My guy grew up with a silicon silver spoon

                                                                                      • Void
                                                                                        Void  2 weeks back

                                                                                        A silicon spoon 😂😂

                                                                                    • Jerin Fons
                                                                                      Jerin Fons  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I still wish linus would attempt to cable manage