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Dell Precision 5520 Display, 4k or 1920x1080?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 1361, May 9, 2017.

  1. 1361

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    I just ordered my new Dell Precision 5520. Both the 4k and the 1920x1080 displays are 100% rgb. I chose the 1920 over the 4k because it's a 15.6" display. I heard downscaling the 4k was producing sub standard results. 4k would be almost un-useable without it.
    The two choices are
    15.6" UltraSharp™ FHD IPS (1920x1080) Wide View Anti-Glare LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee
    15.6" UltraSharp™ UHD IGZO (3840x2160) Touch Wide View LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee


    Did I make the right decision? I'm starting to second guess myself. I can change my order for another day or maybe even two. What do those that know so much more than I think about this?

    I maxed out all the options except the display.
    Intel Core Xeon E3-1505M v6 Quad Core Xeon 3.00GHz, 4.00GHz
    NVIDIA Quadro M1200 w/4GB
    1TB M.2 PCIe Solid State Drive Class 50
    32GB (2x16GB) 2400MHz DDR4 Non-ECC SDRAM
    15.6 UltraSharp FHD IPS (1920x1080) Wide View Anti-Glare LED-backlit with Premium Panel Guarantee

    I'm still using 5.7. I typically buy a new version every other release. I have 1, 3, 5 and now I'm waiting on 7. Sheez, will it ever get released? I know, I know. Those that know can't say..... Dang it already, it's way overdue. Come one Adobe.

    Last, color calibration.
    I currently use a spyder 4 pro.
    Is the new version worth the upgrade? Is there something better, close in price range? Under $250 would be acceptable.


    Kind regards
    Dennis


    New Precision 5520 | Dell United States
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2017
  2. Tony Jay

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    Dennis, you will not lose anything through your choice - enjoy!

    Tony Jay
     
  3. 1361

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    Thanks,
    That's what my initial thoughts were as well.
     
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    Wow, this display is awesome. It sure is bright, almost too bright. The most interesting thing is looking at pictures I've previously edited. What a big difference.
     

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