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    • katy123
    • By katy123 14th Apr 18, 7:12 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 7:12 PM
    4k PC 14th Apr 18 at 7:12 PM
    If I get a 4k monitor for my pc, and say watch 4k content on youtube (2160p), will I get 4k display or will I need to make sure graphic card supports 4k too. Saying that I can still seem to select 4k content on youtube on my current laptop which doesn't have 4k display.

    I'm slightly confused with how to get 4k display. A TV is far simply, just a 4k TV + 4k content.
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    • esuhl
    • By esuhl 14th Apr 18, 7:48 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 7:48 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 7:48 PM
    Yes -- the graphics card will need to support 4k resolution.

    Without 4k support, the image will be downscaled (if you can see it at all).

    You can think of a 4k TV as having a 4k "graphics card" built-in.
    Last edited by esuhl; 14-04-2018 at 7:51 PM.
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