LG 25UM58 25 inch Ultrawide IPS Monitor (2560 x 1080) @ Amazon for £156.97
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LG 25UM58 25 inch Ultrawide IPS Monitor (2560 x 1080) @ Amazon for £156.97

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Found 11th Mar
Seems like a pretty good deal for an ultrawide. 1080p sure, but considerable for those with lesser graphics cards.
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ITMA6 m ago

I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. …I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. This monitor is just a silly gimmick.


All about ppi now, grandad.
ITMA1 m ago

I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. …I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. This monitor is just a silly gimmick.


Aint u some pup 😁
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Note that a 25 inch 21x9 screen (226.29 inches²) has practically the same display area as a 23 inch 16x9 screen (226.04 inches²)

Also for Windows users, depending on the orientation and display settings of your taskbar, this 21x9 screen might actually feel smaller in-use.

Just a fair warning
Edited by: "Talicus" 12th Mar
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ITMA1 m ago

I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. …I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. This monitor is just a silly gimmick.


Aint u some pup 😁
ITMA6 m ago

I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. …I had more than 1080 vertical resolution on my CRT monitor 18 years ago. This monitor is just a silly gimmick.


All about ppi now, grandad.
Can we not have resolution trolling in every single screen thread?

2560x1080@25" is well into squinty territory, that's even smaller text than 2560x1440@27".

This is a wide and narrow screen, so although 25" sounds like a reasonable size it's actually a pretty small screen. It's essentially the wider version of a 20" 1920x1080 screen.
I've got one of these screens, and perfectly happy with it. Would like a second one really, but not sure if should hang out for a 4k monitor (that I probably wouldn't take true advantage of, but future proofing always a thought).
Thanks
Also have this and pretty happy with it. Just take note that the base doesn't allow for any tilt, pivot or height adjustment
I have the 29 inch version and its great. Not sure about this one as I find the 29 inch a little small coming from a 27 inch monitor but the colours so much better.
33423342-qHZzU.jpg
Note that a 25 inch 21x9 screen (226.29 inches²) has practically the same display area as a 23 inch 16x9 screen (226.04 inches²)

Also for Windows users, depending on the orientation and display settings of your taskbar, this 21x9 screen might actually feel smaller in-use.

Just a fair warning
Edited by: "Talicus" 12th Mar
I'll use it for my cctv.
I've got the 29 inch version as well and the size is just about ok for me although I'd prefer it to be bigger, this version would be way too small for me personally but if you're sure you can live with the size it's a great monitor. There's always a lot in the Warehouse in very good or as new condition for a £5-10 saving, I presume a lot of people return them when they see just how small a 25 inch ultrawide really is, I was surprised when I first saw one in person although I already knew it was going to be small.
Bezels are mad ting
From what I've heard, it's better to go bigger, 25" is too small for a lot of people.
2041047601 h, 8 m ago

Also have this and pretty happy with it. Just take note that the base …Also have this and pretty happy with it. Just take note that the base doesn't allow for any tilt, pivot or height adjustment


It does tilt, have a look
My son has this, it's actually pretty good for games, the extra view you get is very useful. It can run at 75hz. The construction feels a bit cheapy, I don't like the separate power brick, the picture doesn't go right to the edges of the bezel but the panel itself gives a great picture.
I got 34 inch version and love it. Would've go e for the 3440x1440 res but it will only stress the rigg and drain more electricity. And i care now that I have to pay the bills. Lol.
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Edited by: "montana78" 11th Mar
I use my for working at home. Main work screen on laptop, and two even chrome browser windows on the ultra wide. Works well for me.

If I swap over to my Mac Pro soon, have 2 old 20” screens and a 23” screen for this, so will use the ultra wide for other things then.
Bought it and sent it back same day as do many which is why threes always a lot in the warehouse. 29" is probably a better option bearing in mind Talicus's post. Bright screen but lag noticeable on some games.
Chadwell9 h, 26 m ago

It does tilt, have a look



Where? I can't see it. The stand is too small anyway, it would need to be at least twice it's height and look pretty strange!
But it would be more useful that way if you're editing text etc. Less scrolling. ATM ok, you can show more pages side by side but the same scrolling as a 1980X1080 screen.
Edited by: "jasee" 12th Mar
I have this, I don't find it small but then I did come from a 21 inch screen. It would probably seem small I'd you're used to having 3 monitors in crossfire. It's a little weird to get used to the extra width at first but now my normal wide-screen at work seems very narrow.
20410476011 h, 57 m ago

Also have this and pretty happy with it. Just take note that the base …Also have this and pretty happy with it. Just take note that the base doesn't allow for any tilt, pivot or height adjustment


gabesdad12 h, 28 m ago

I've got one of these screens, and perfectly happy with it. Would like a …I've got one of these screens, and perfectly happy with it. Would like a second one really, but not sure if should hang out for a 4k monitor (that I probably wouldn't take true advantage of, but future proofing always a thought).


Depends on what you’re using it for and your budget for GPU. If you’re a competitive gamer 4K isn’t really an option as they only go to 60FPS.
I also have the 29” which height wise is equivalent to a 24”. The extra width is really nice for work and gaming, although some older games (and some more recent) will only go nicely to 1920x1080 with black borders or stretch the picture. There are some utilities out there that can correct this in many games.
Compliant games are great giving a much wider field of view.
For me 25" is too small for an ultrawide. Just personal preference of course but I run a 34" at 1080p and for me this is the best size. More resolution would be nice of course but the panel is nice and the low pixel density doesn't make that much difference in daily use. One thing to bear in mind with an ultrawide is that, even at 1080p, you are rendering 33 percent more pixels. If your graphics card is already close to its limit on a normal 1080p display you may be wondering why you lost some performance (say 10-20% according to some testing).
The vertical height of the monitor might be a bit restrictive at this size. As other's have mentioned 29" is better at this resolution as the screen would be about the same height as a piece of A4. Still if the size is big enough this is much better than getting the horribly pixelated 35" 1080 screens you see posted here sometimes. DPI scaling is much better than it used to be so the higher PPI is a bonus.
Putterill15 h, 15 m ago

I've got the 29 inch version as well and the size is just about ok for me …I've got the 29 inch version as well and the size is just about ok for me although I'd prefer it to be bigger, this version would be way too small for me personally but if you're sure you can live with the size it's a great monitor. There's always a lot in the Warehouse in very good or as new condition for a £5-10 saving, I presume a lot of people return them when they see just how small a 25 inch ultrawide really is, I was surprised when I first saw one in person although I already knew it was going to be small.


Wot he said ! :¬)

One point to note these LG's are not VESA mountable.
Edited by: "whydoiwastemytimehere" 12th Mar
These ultrawides are excellent and having used the 34" variety for a few years now, I'd recommend the amount of space on offer.

If this helps anyone, the Ultrawide is effectively a wider version of 16:9 monitors. The 25" is a wider 19", the 29" is a wide 22" and the 34" is a wide 27".

If you're used to using a 19" and want something wider, this is the one to go for!
lomax1 h, 36 m ago

Still if the size is big enough this is much better than getting the …Still if the size is big enough this is much better than getting the horribly pixelated 35" 1080 screens you see posted here sometimes. DPI scaling is much better than it used to be so the higher PPI is a bonus.


You can't talk about pixel density without talking about viewing distance. People view monitors from anywhere between 20-30cm to 1.2-1.5m. What works at the lower end of the distance range doesn't at the higher and vice versa.

DPI scaling is a nice idea, but you need a lot of pixels if you want to avoid the blur. LG's upcoming 5120x2880 34WK95U would be a good candidate but I'd not convinced about 3440x1440 over 2560x1080 if you're going to use 125-150% scaling.
scoopsuk1 h, 51 m ago

For me 25" is too small for an ultrawide. Just personal preference of …For me 25" is too small for an ultrawide. Just personal preference of course but I run a 34" at 1080p and for me this is the best size. More resolution would be nice of course but the panel is nice and the low pixel density doesn't make that much difference in daily use. One thing to bear in mind with an ultrawide is that, even at 1080p, you are rendering 33 percent more pixels. If your graphics card is already close to its limit on a normal 1080p display you may be wondering why you lost some performance (say 10-20% according to some testing).


Now that's just tortuous. quoting the number of 'lines' is a fashion that's only shown up in the last 10-15 years in computer monitors, although why people keep using it I have no idea given the confusion it leads to.
To small the time you by binoculars it would set you back £200 COLD
Amazing monitor. I have the 29inch version. I wouldn't personally go smaller than that but at this price it's a steal.

21:9 is the future when it comes to pc gaming (it's amazing)
I have this model but 29 inch (bought on amazon for 160 I believe). I personally wouldnt go any smaller than 29, monitor is wide so on 25 inch it will probably be short. 29 is roughly same height as my standard 16:9 22 inch. Wide screen is really awesome for productivity though!
Does image burn still exist?
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