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Which monitor will give me the same crispiness/sharpness like real retina mac devices?

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Hello.

The title says it all. I'm about to buy a new monitor for my Hackintosh and would really like to have the same crispiness of a real mac device.
I own an LG 27' 4K (3840 x 2160) monitor scaled to 2560 x 1440. Though icons and other UI elements are sharp, the fonts aren't as sharp compared to Retina Mac devices.

Thanks.
 

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Hello.

The title says it all. I'm about to buy a new monitor for my Hackintosh and would really like to have the same crispiness of a real mac device.
I own an LG 27' 4K (3840 x 2160) monitor scaled to 2560 x 1440. Though icons and other UI elements are sharp, the fonts aren't as sharp compared to Retina Mac devices.

Thanks.
You probably should try turning off the font smoothing and see what that does with and without it on.

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You probably should try turning off the font smoothing and see what that does with and without it on.

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Thanks.
I did try that option as well as some terminal commands I've read over the net but still, the result is not comparable to my Retina MacBook Pro laptop. I'm even thinking maybe it's not achievable from third-party displays or all external displays including the LG 5K monitor.
 
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