LG OLED as PC Monitor: The bad and the good

Discussion in 'PC Hardware, Software and Displays' started by orangpelupa, Apr 3, 2021.

  1. Silent_Buddha

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    My LG OLED has been "on" overnight a few times now with no ill effect. I'd imagine that's because I make it a habit to make sure nothing is being displayed on the OLED display (either minimize windows or move them to the side monitor) before leaving my desk. So even though the OLED display was "on" all the pixels were off because it's just a pure black background.

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    the safety features that runs behind the scene is really much better, the "HP" of the subpixels itself still didn't get enough levelup/improvement IMO.

    AFAIK, in the last ~3-4 years, the real subpixels levelup/improvement that brings more "HP" is the latest EVO oled panel from LG (because it can be as bright as previous panel with 20% less wattage, thus probably it will last longer)

    *by HP i meant, HP like in video games, dunno how to say that in English LOL.

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    yeah, that should be safe. My screen was showing a web page the got blocks of red, blocks of yellow, lots of text.
     
  3. Silent_Buddha

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    HP in video games is usually "Hit Points". :)

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    lol and these time i though it was more like "health points".

    Hit points make sense, as it was to control how many hit points you could take before dead
     
  5. WhiningKhan

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    Also, don't screensavers exist anymore in Windows?
     
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    unfortunately windows screen saver and auto blank screen require no USB game controllers plugged. But for those without USB game controllers, yep its a good solution.
     
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    upload_2021-4-21_14-36-51.png

    the HID game controller already didnt allow wake up
     
  9. Davros

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    Does that also affect turn monitor off in power profiles ?
     
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    The game controller apparently produces HID events continuously which prevents idle timer to activate, so system never thinks it can activate any 'idle saver' stuff.
     
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    All the more reason to use Wireless Controllers since they would at least idle out and turn off.
     
  12. Malo

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    Bluetooth controllers on PC are terribly inconsistent for me, so many issues historically. I only ever buy wired controllers now.
     
  13. Davros

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    Or stop being a lazy bugger and unplug your controller when you finish gaming ;)
     
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    That's a shame. I hoped they would be at least as reliable as the old controllers with the special PC wireless adapter.
     
  15. WhiningKhan

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    Bluetooth with Windows has historically been a pile of steaming problems in general.
     
  16. orangpelupa

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    can confirm, this does work for the auto screen off.

    also can confirm, I'm too lazy to keep doing it >_<
     
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