BenQ EW2770QZ 27 inch IPS-type WQHD monitor

BenQ EW2770QZ 27 inch IPS-type WQHD monitor

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model. News piece below initially published 13th February 2017. A lot of our recent coverage and the reviews we’ve produced have focused on high refresh rate models designed with gamers in mind. Some users, though, are looking for something more humble. They have no need or desire for high refresh ... Read More
 
Nvidia G-SYNC – variable refresh rate technology

Nvidia G-SYNC – variable refresh rate technology

Update: Updated model list. News piece below initially published 19th October 2013. Traditionally monitors operate at a fixed refresh rate – commonly 60Hz, 120Hz or 144Hz. When running graphically intensive content, such as games, frame rate can be expected to fluctuate in response to varying levels of ‘demand’ from the game or application. This introduces ... Read More
 
ViewSonic XG2402 144Hz Full HD model with FreeSync

ViewSonic XG2402 144Hz Full HD model with FreeSync

One of our go-to recommendations when it comes to 24” Full HD 144Hz monitors is the ViewSonic XG2401. It combines strong responsiveness with decent image quality, a better balance in both respects than many competing models at least. The ViewSonic XG2402 is an evolution of this product, and although it doesn’t make any huge aesthetic ... Read More
 
BenQ EW277HDR Full HD VA model with HDR capability

BenQ EW277HDR Full HD VA model with HDR capability

We’ve reviewed and gathered plenty of user feedback on several relatively recent Full HD VA models from BenQ, including the EW2750ZL. We know that many users find the combination of price and all-round performance appealing, especially if they prefer relatively strong contrast and dislike ‘IPS glow’. The EW277HDR offers an interesting evolution of the venerable ... Read More
 
AOC AG251FG 240Hz model with G-SYNC

AOC AG251FG 240Hz model with G-SYNC

Gamers of all levels can appreciate having a monitor with higher refresh rate. The ‘connected feel’ and decreased perceived blur that comes about when such a monitor is coupled with a high frame rate can quite literally be a game-changer. The AOC AG251FG is another addition to the ever-expanding line of AGON models, designed with ... Read More
 
Dell Alienware AW3418DW 120Hz G-SYNC UltraWide

Dell Alienware AW3418DW 120Hz G-SYNC UltraWide

Dell’s Alienware sub-brand are known to provide products that have a distinct ‘gaming’ flavour without looking (in our opinion – shared by many) tacky. They have recently ventured back into the monitor market with their 240Hz TN models. The same styling cues are found on their UltraWide AW3418DW. The bezels are slim, with a two-stage ... Read More