Is 4K gaming worth it without HDR?

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While the amount of households with a 4K TV has soared over the past few years, the process of upgrading is hardly cut and dry.

With technical jargon like Ultra HD, HDR, local dimming, and 10 bit color depth, it’s hard to know exactly what you’re getting yourself into, and whether or not the TV you’re about to buy is the right fit for your needs.

HDR, 4K’s partner in crime, makes things particularly puzzling for home theater setups – many TVs on the market lack HDR and those that do offer the new color standard often miss the mark.

If you’re someone just venturing into the land of higher fidelity, you might be wondering whether 4K, on its own, carries the same punch independent of all the developing TV tech.

Keep reading for a dive into what makes the jump in resolution worth it and whether it should be considered for gaming without HDR.

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Does PS4 have dual monitor support?

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One of the biggest draws to PC gaming is flexibility, and among a player’s options to configure the display output is the ability to game on a dual monitor setup.

Monitors are essentially stacked side by side in order to create a much wider, and subsequently more immersive, field of view. It’s features like this that make the PC landscape one ripe with possibility for tech enthusiasts.

Slowly but surely PC gaming features have been sliding into the scene of console gaming, but for the most part, PC is far and away the place to be for the cutting edge.

If you’re playing on the PS4, you might be wondering – does the PS4 support dual monitors?

In short, Sony’s console lacks dual monitor capability (as do the Switch and Xbox One). If you want true dual monitor support, then you’ll need to buy a gaming PC.

Read on to learn about PS4 features that are similar to dual monitors and how you can integrate the console into an already existing setup.

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