ViewSonic XG2560 240Hz FHD model with G-SYNC

ViewSonic XG2560 240Hz FHD model with G-SYNC

For gamers who play titles at high enough frame rates and appreciate high levels of fluidity, having a 240Hz monitor can be a real bonus. There are now several options out there which leverage such capabilities, including the ViewSonic XG2530 and AOC AG251FG which we’ve reviewed. The ViewSonic XG2560 can be thought of a mixture ... 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

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model. News piece below initially published 29th September 2017. 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 ... Read More
 
ASUS XG32VQ 144Hz 2560 x 1440 curved VA model

ASUS XG32VQ 144Hz 2560 x 1440 curved VA model

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model (2018 publication date expected). News piece below initially published 17th November 2017. For some gamers, a large and fast screen with high contrast is very desirable. The AOC AG322QCX has proven itself an interesting option fulfilling those criteria, although the aesthetics aren’t to everyone’s liking and availability is patchy ... Read More
 
ASUS PA32UC UHD HDR model with 384 dimming zones

ASUS PA32UC UHD HDR model with 384 dimming zones

We’ve covered a broad range of ‘4K’ UHD monitors. All things considered, we feel ~32” is something of an optimal size for the resolution, combining strong pixel density with good scaling-free readability. The ASUS PA32UC of the ProArt series employs a screen of this size and resolution. It is put together in quite an elegant-looking ... Read More
 
ASUS MX32VQ 31.5 inch WQHD Designo model with FreeSync

ASUS MX32VQ 31.5 inch WQHD Designo model with FreeSync

A number of curved 31.5” models with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution are now available, although most of these are focussed on gamers who demand high refresh rates. The ASUS MX32VQ instead focuses on an attractive all-round package, with the signature design elements of its ‘Designo’ series. Much like a taller and narrower version of ... Read More