Samsung has brought its latest gaming monitor to E3 2019, with a 27-inch, 240Hz G-SYNC compatible curved LCD promising silky-smooth gameplay. A note to video viewers: Don't expect TV images to look as good as they do on your flat-panel TV. Even the best monitors fell short of most LCD TVs, with blacks that weren't as deep, slight haziness, and some light leakage around the edges of the screens.
While considered by most to be a budget option for those looking for a 4K monitor, the iyama G-MASTER GB2888UHSU (previously B2888UHSU ) the response gaming monitor rate of 1-millisecond matches that of the high-quality Samsung U28E590D, but at a lower price may be enticing to someone on a budget.
Who this is for: Anyone who has an Nvidia graphics card, frequently plays competitive multiplayer games or first-person shooters like Overwatch or CS:GO that would benefit from a high refresh rate and adaptive sync , and doesn't mind paying more for a noticeably less color-accurate monitor.
Each person's needs are different, so we tailored our picks towards specific scenarios - the best monitors for fans of single-player games, multiplayer games, console games and so on. We also chose monitors across a range of price points, so you'll be able to find a reasonable recommendation no matter how big or small your budget is.
For instance, the monitor comes with preset modes for different types of games, such as strategy games, shooters, and so on. BenQ also has a smart built-in software called Black eQualizer, which makes dark areas a little brighter to see clearly, without turning the whole screen bright.
While there are loads of options for standard sized 16:9 colour accurate displays, and plenty of general purpose ultrawide displays with features for gaming, the choice is more scant if you want an ultrawide that can offer exceptional colour accuracy.
The monitor you're using right now might have come bundled with your desktop PC , or maybe you bought it back when 1,024 by 768 was considered "high resolution." Since you spend a huge part of every day looking at your screen, it pays to be picky when buying a new one—this is tech you buy that you'll stay with for years to come.
Professionals in the video editing and graphic designing business will get additional features like HDR, better contrast ratio and more work area because the resolution makes it possible to seamlessly use large 32-inch curved monitors like never before.
The 31-inch Eizo ColorEdge CG319X continues this tradition, delivering a 149 ppi DCI 4K resolution 4,096 x 2,160 panel (a slightly taller 4K standard used in digital video production) that is ideal for any sort of high-end photo and video editing work, as well as general usage and gaming.
Those looking for a smaller solution should check out the 24-inch CRG5 curved monitor from Samsung While it doesn't pack 4K resolution, it also doesn't pack a 4K price at just $249.99. Instead, you'll get a 1920 x 1080 display with a 144Hz refresh rate, support for AMD FreeSync and 1800R curved screen.
Professional graphic designers should look for monitors that can give them the best combination of extreme performance, the highest resolution available, and has the latest options available when it comes to connectivity with the other equipment you use.
With a three-side borderless design, the XF270HUA is an improvement over the older XF270HU and XB270HU monitors we reviewed way back in 2015 The XF270HUA has a stunning IPS panel that manages to reproduce accurate colours that are splendid for movies and games.