16K resolution

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The term 16K resolution refers to a display resolution that has 15360 horizontal pixels by 8640 vertical pixels, for a total of 132.7 megapixels.[1] It has 4 times as many pixels as 8K resolution, 16 times as many pixels as 4K resolution and 64 times as many pixels as 1080p resolution, otherwise known as 8640p.


AMD has announced a target for the future graphics cards to support 16K resolution with a refresh rate of 240Hz for 'true immersion' in VR.[2][3][4]

Linus Sebastian and his team assembled a gaming PC able to run games at 16K resolution through the use of 16 individual 4K monitors and four Nvidia Quadro graphics cards.[5][6]

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  1. ^ Brawn, Alan C. (2017-04-19). "4K, 8K, 16K – Are You Ready for the Resolution Evolution?". CE Pro. Retrieved 2017-08-05. 
  2. ^ "AMD Radeon Pro graphics card powers 16K display, 15,360 x 8640". Tweaktown. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  3. ^ "AMD's graphics boss says VR needs 16K at 240Hz for 'true immersion'". Tweaktown. Retrieved 2016-01-15. 
  4. ^ "AMD's Raja Koduri says that we need 16K at 240Hz for "true immersion" in VR". Overclock3D.net. Retrieved 2016-01-16. 
  5. ^ Orland, Kyle (2017-08-03). "What kind of gaming rig can run at 16K resolution?". ArsTechnica. Retrieved 2017-08-05. 
  6. ^ "GAMING at 16K RESOLUTION?? – HOLY $H!T". YouTube. Retrieved October 19, 2017.