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BenQ XL2730Z with WQHD resolution and Adaptive-Sync

Having a high refresh rate is great for fast-paced gaming. But in many circumstances it is difficult to consistently sustain a frame rate which matches the refresh rate of the monitor. If the user disables VSync in such a situation, they can expect tearing and juddering. If they enable VSync they can expect stuttering and … Read More

Samsung U24E590D and U28E590D – UHD Adaptive-Sync

In this article and various reviews, we’ve explored how variable refresh rate technologies can help provide a smoother gaming experience than fixed refresh rates when the frame rate varies. We’ve also explored the 3840 x 2160 ‘4K’ Ultra High Definition resolution and indeed how demanding it can be on modern games titles with detail settings … Read More

Philips 328M6FJMB 2560 x 1440 curved 144Hz VA model

Update: Update on availability (or lack of). News piece below initially published 20th April 2017. Since it was unveiled earlier in the year, the AOC AG322QCX has generated quite a lot of interest for its combination of 144Hz VA panel and 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) resolution. Philips, which is closely allied to AOC (both members … Read More

ViewSonic XG2530 240Hz gaming monitor

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model. News piece below initially published 22nd May 2017. As explored in this article, there are several factors to consider when it comes to monitor responsiveness. Of particular importance for gamers is a high refresh rate, which when coupled with high frame rates and rapid pixel response times can deliver … Read More

AOC AG322QCX WQHD 144Hz VA model

The number of monitors available with significantly higher refresh rates than the standard 60Hz has been steadily increasing in recent times. For those who like large screens but also appreciate decent pixel densities and want to stick with the 16:9 aspect ratio, the choice has been a bit limited thus far. The AOC AG322QCX, which … Read More


Author: Adam Simmons Date published: June 28th 2017 Introduction Models with VA (Vertical Alignment) panels are attractive to some users due to their relatively strong contrast performance and lack of ‘IPS glow’. Until relatively recently, though, they were sluggish things restricted to relatively low refresh rates of typically 60Hz. There has been something of a … Read More