M1 Mac Mini (16GB, 1TB) with 43" 4K HDR Samsung TV in scaled mode

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keeponkeepingon Senior Member • Posts: 1,579
Re: M1 Mac Mini (16GB, 1TB) with 43" 4K HDR Samsung TV in scaled mode

MtnBikerCalif wrote:

What are the downsides to using a TV as a monitor. It certainly seems cheaper than any monitor.

If I calculated correctly, the TV is 103 ppi compared to 218 ppi for the 27" Retina iMac.

For a big TV neck strain swiveling your head back and forth to see the whole screen.

some TVs use flicker to fake dimming so that could be an eyestrain/headache issue for some. rtings has a nice write up on the best TVs to use for monitors:

https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/best/by-usage/pc-monitor

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