With 4K monitors becoming more and more affordable, it appears the the long-standing reign of 1080p may finally be coming to a close. The question is: can the human eye actually see the difference with a 4K monitor or are manufacturers just using the hype to sell you a more expensive product?
4k displays have roughly four times the number of pixels as a standard 1080p display which results in a huge improvement in picture quality. But since the technology is still relatively new there are a lot of questions and misunderstandings about what you need to run a 4k monitor. In order to address these questions, we tested a variety of video cards on a 4k monitor to see how the perform at various tasks.