Large wall mtd 4K monitor to replace desktop Monitors

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Anyone have suggestions as to what size 4K TV to get and what to look for for TV options to replace the three Asus 1920X1080 24 inch monitors?   I can wall mount the panel directly in back of the operating desk and the viewing distance would be about 3 feet.  I would assume that the bottom of the TV Monitor should be about the same height off of the desktop as the current ASUS monitors.   I'm thinking 42 in to 50 inch range...  unless 50 in screen at 3ft distance is a bit much?

I have a Radeon HD6850 Sapphire video card (need to review the specs) with HDMI and display ports but not sure if this is enough card to get the most out of a 4K TV.    Computer is an I7 Sandy Bridge Model 16Gb Ram, 256Gb SSD and still running Win7 /64

PS:  Momma even likes this idea but any suggestions as what to avoid or  best practice hints would be greatly appreciated. 

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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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TV SAMSUNG UE48JU6500
Video Card Nvidia GTX 970 or better / Maybe the new 750s might work.
You are basically looking for a card that can do HDMI 2.0 output as no 4k TV right now has DisplayPort input.

Info from this thread: https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/using-a-uhd-tv-as-a-computer-monitor?utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_comment&utm_content=topic_link
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Hey!  I think that is the model I just bought at H.H. Gregg right after US Thanksgiving Holiday for US$598.  Unfortunately it was for the family room, not the ham shack!  It is a great TV for the money, though.  I haven't tried to hook the computer up to it yet....hmmm.  I went with Samsung, also because Samsung's power supplies seemed to give off less RF Hash than other brands I tried (and returned) when I was buying two 24" monitors for the shack a couple of years ago.

But I would need a new monitor card first.  well...actually a new PS or the computer first, because the one I have doesn't have the six-pin molex that many of the new video cards require.  More research needed....

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       Samsung makes the pixel components for most of the other manufacturers.

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You want 48 inch or more so the DPI stays about the same. Higher resolution on a small screen will yield very tiny icons.
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Perfect..  Thanks for the link.. for whatever reason I did not see this topic using the search parameters I used.  This is what I was looking for to help make a decision.