AOC C24G1, C27G1 and C32G1 curved 144Hz VA models

AOC C24G1, C27G1 and C32G1 curved 144Hz VA models

The number of models offering high refresh rate VA (Vertical Alignment) panels has increased significantly in recent months. The strong contrast performance and lack of ‘IPS glow’ is something that many users find very appealing. The AOC C24G1, C27G1 and C32G1 make use of such panels, accompanying them with a curve of 1500R (C24) or ... 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
 
ASUS PG27UQ 144Hz ‘4K’ monitor with G-SYNC HDR

ASUS PG27UQ 144Hz ‘4K’ monitor with G-SYNC HDR

Update: Updated with more recent information – we aim to review this model in July. News piece below initially published 5th January 2017. The ‘4K’ UHD resolution offers a potentially rich and rewarding gaming experience, but due to bandwidth restrictions on current port controllers has been restricted to 60Hz. The ASUS PG27UQ makes use of ... Read More
 
Philips 349P7FUBEB curved 100Hz VA UltraWide

Philips 349P7FUBEB curved 100Hz VA UltraWide

Having used a number of 100Hz curved VA UltraWides, we feel they tick a lot of important boxes for both productivity and an immersive entertainment experience. The strong contrast and lack of ‘IPS glow’ also compel some users to choose them over IPS alternatives. The Philips 349P7FUBEB adopts a 100Hz VA panel, with 1800R curve ... Read More
 
ASUS PA34V curved 100Hz IPS UltraWide

ASUS PA34V curved 100Hz IPS UltraWide

For both work and play, 34” 3440 x 1440 models have a lot to offer. Models in this format have been notably absent from the ASUS ProArt line-up, which focuses primarily on monitors for colour-critical work such as photo and video editing. The PA34V (PA34VC) sets things straight – or sets things to a 1900R ... Read More
 
Acer X27 ‘4K’ UHD model with 144Hz IPS-type panel

Acer X27 ‘4K’ UHD model with 144Hz IPS-type panel

Update: Update on price and availability. News piece below initially published 27th April 2017. Users looking for a high refresh rate on their monitor have so far had to make do with resolutions that are lower than ‘4K’ UHD (3840 x 2160). For users wishing to display their content in UHD, they’ve had to settle ... Read More