Items tagged with Monitors

PC gamers and enthusiasts have long looked with envy at the pace of OLED screen adoption in the smartphone and TV markets. Now, at long last, OLED tech is being primed for PC with features such as deep blacks, fast refresh rates and response times, and the screen sizes and formats that are currently dominating at the... Read more...
One of Samsung's brightness gaming monitors just fell to an all-time low on Amazon. That would be the Odyssey Neo G8 (model LS32BG852NNXGO), a 32-inch display built around a curved Vertical Alignment (VA) panel with mini LED backlighting capable of hitting 2,000 nits. That's almost as bright as the sun (slight... Read more...
ASRock has launched a 13.3-inch PC case side panel display kit. It is an IPS monitor that fits within the common transparent left-side window of a tower PC case. The PCs and components maker amusingly touts this rather small in-PC screen as being a choice that could "double your productivity." If the above in-PC... Read more...
For gamers who have a need for speed, Agon by AOC is answering the call with a new 24.5-inch monitor that pairs a 1920x1080 resolution with a zippy 240Hz refresh rate. The 'AOC Gaming 25G3ZM/BK' also boasts a low 1ms gray-to-gray response time (0.5ms if using the MPRT standard) and is certified as a FreeSync Premium... Read more...
NZXT is making quick work of fleshing out its recently minted Canvas monitor lineup. After making its first foray into monitors with a couple of 1440p/QHD displays in July—Canvas 27Q and Canvas 32Q Curved—it's now added two 1080p models. Like the two QHD models, the new Canvas FHD displays boast a 240Hz refresh rate... Read more...
OLED gaming monitors might actually become "a thing," at least if the latest reports out of Korea are accurate. It is unconfirmed, so take it with however many fistfuls of salt that you wish, but a report originating with Korean news site Korea Daily says that LG Display is preparing for mass production of... Read more...
ASRock has officially extended its reach into gaming monitor territory with the launch of two models, as was tipped earlier this summer. They include the 34-inch Phantom Gaming PG34WQ15R2B with a curved Vertical Alignment (VA) display, and a smaller 27-inch Phantom Gaming PG27FF1A built around a flat In-Plane... Read more...
Samsung's big and bold Odyssey Ark gaming monitor is now available to buy, though it's ultra-premium pricing relegates this release to niche territory. As in, the MSRP is set at $3,499.99. Part of that is because of its immense size—this is a 55-inch monitor—but it also boasts a quantum matrix mini LED panel with an... Read more...
There are many ways to evaluate a monitor. We can look at size and resolution, sure. Panel type can be another good indicator of its characteristics. Does it cover a particular color space effectively for creative work? Great. One metric that has been difficult to judge is motion blur, which is particularly important... Read more...
There's a lot to consider when buying a gaming monitor these days, more so than ever before. There are the basics, like screen size, resolution, and refresh rate. But then you have adaptive sync implementations and, more recently, if HDMI 2.1 connectivity is part of the package. In an apparent attempt to check all (or... Read more...
If the directive is to go big or go home, LG need not worry about going stir crazy—it opted for the former option with the launch of a new 49-inch Ultrawide monitor (model 49WQ95C-W). Calling these displays "ultrawide" actually sells them short, as a 49-inch monitor serves up expansive real estate, provided you have... Read more...
ASRock makes a fair number of products, including motherboards and graphics cards, but unlike some of its rivals it has yet to release any gaming monitors (or even non-gaming displays). It's an area that ASUS, Gigabyte, and MSI all compete in, but not ASRock. It looks like that's going to change very soon, though... Read more...
NZXT might be best known for its extensive lineup of computer cases, but it also offers a range of PC components and peripherals, including all-in-one liquid coolers, power supplies, motherboards, keyboards, mice, and more. It even sells pre-built systems and kits. Now it has officially added gaming monitors to the... Read more...
If you've been dreaming about owning a massively wide gaming monitor, now is a good time to consider taking the plunge. Lots of gaming monitors are on sale today as part of Amazon's Prime Day deals bonanza, one of which is its 49-inch Odyssey G9 with all kinds of bells and whistles. While not quite listed for an... Read more...
Sony is starting to show some love for gaming on the PC platform (like remastering the PlayStation exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man for PC) and it's looking for something substantially more meaningful than a one-night stand. To prove it's interested in a long-term relationship. Sony has announced its first hardware... Read more...
Next-generation graphics cards from AMD and NVIDIA are around the corner, and apparently so are gaming monitors with refresh rates that will make upcoming GPUs break a sweat. AU Optronics, one of the biggest display makers in the world, is said to be developing a panel that can hit an incredibly fast 540Hz refresh... Read more...
AOC is releasing another mini LED gaming monitor, the Agon Pro AG344UXM with a 34-inch in-plane switching (IPS) panel capable of achieving an eye-searing 1,000 nits brightness level. It's a relatively fast and responsive display too—it sports a respectable 170Hz refresh rate and a low 1ms response time (gray-to-gray)... Read more...
It was at the Consumer Electronics Show in January that Samsung caught our attention with its Odyssey Neo G8, the world's first 4K curved gaming monitor with a screaming fast 240Hz refresh rate and mini LED technology to make scenes pop. Then a couple of weeks ago, Samsung began accepting reservations for the monitor... Read more...
Could you imagine Maverick gaming at 60Hz, or even 120Hz? Neither can AOC, which today unveiled a new gaming monitor primarily aimed at esports players who have a serious need for speed. The Agon Pro AG274QS answers that call with a wicked fast 300Hz refresh rate, and it achieves that speed at a native 2560x1440 (QHD)... Read more...
ASUS and NVIDIA have jointly announced the fastest gaming monitor on the planet, the ROG Swift 500Hz. As revealed in the model name, the display rocks a wicked fast 500Hz refresh rate, so if you lose an intense esports competition, it won't be because the display was holding you back. It refreshes nearly 39 percent... Read more...
Samsung caught our attention at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year when it introduced the Odyssey Neo G8, a 32-inch gaming monitor with a 4K resolution. Not only that, it had the distinction of being the world's first 4K monitor to have a 240Hz refresh rate, and if you've been patiently waiting for... Read more...
You may not have heard of Display Week, but it's a thing and of particular interest at this year's event are some new high speed displays coming from AU Optronics. The one pictured above is a curved WQHD (3440x1440) monitor with DisplayHDR 1000 certification and a speedy 200Hz refresh rate, and that's great. But AU... Read more...
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