Samsung Unveils CHG90 Super-Ultrawide 32:9 Monitor – The Widest Computer Monitor In The World

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“Ultrawide monitors are so last week” said Samsung as they revealed the latest “super ultrawide” category monitor this Friday. The outrageously wide CHG90 has an aspect ratio of 32:9, which in comparison with the normal monitors’ 16:9 and ultrawide monitor’s aspect ratio of 21:9 seems utterly humongous.

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The CHG90 comes as a part of Samsung’s gaming monitors that besides its super large screen and high def graphics also gives quick response times and is equipped with AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology.

The 49-inch CHG90 super ultrawide monitor does justice to its name as it really has super-ultra-width, and this view of displaying an excel sheet will help you put things into perspective.

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The curved design makes sure that the CHG90’s outer edges are kept in your peripheral vision, and allows a 178-degree viewing angle.

And here’s how a game looks like on the 32:9 CHG90 monitor.

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This massive screen gives the CHG90 users a clear advantage, as evident from the game-play of “Battlefield 1” showing how the extra field of view helps in spotting the enemies that normal 16:9 monitors can never display.

Apart from the of the extra field of view, its width and curves allow for some intense and immersive gameplay.

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The screen also allows for multitasking as you can open one-half of the screen for gaming and the other half for something else.

The screen offers a resolution of 3840 x 1080, which makes it double full HD.

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Below are some of the CHG90’s important specs:

• The CHG90 has a VA LCD panel, which is an ultrafast panel with a response time of only one millisecond. That might not mean much to someone who mostly uses computers for work, but gamers who play fast-paced games could appreciate the CHG90’s minimal response time.

• It has a refresh rate of 144 hertz, which means each pixel can refresh 144 times per second, and makes for high-frame-rate gaming — if your graphics card can handle high frame rates.

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• It uses quantum-dot technology from Samsung’s HDTV lineup for better brightness and color accuracy than regular LCD monitors.

• It also features HDR10 for even better colors and contrast.

• It’s the first monitor to feature AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology, which helps your PC’s graphics card communicate with the monitor for smoother gameplay without screen tearing or stuttering.

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The CHG90 is available for $1,500 and can be preordered now on Amazon and at local Micro Center stores.


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