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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


Author: Adam Simmons Date published: September 1st 2017 Introduction For users looking for the most fluid gaming experience, a high refresh rate is often a key priority. We’ve looked at a number of models with 100Hz refresh rates and beyond – and even a 240Hz model in the form of the ViewSonic XG2530. As with … Read More

Philips 328M6FJMB (328M6FJRMB) 2560 x 1440 curved 144Hz VA model

Update: Philips appear to have reconsidered the release of this model in Europe and may release it with a very slightly different designation. It will be shown off at IFA in Berlin early in September. News piece below initially published 20th April 2017. Since it was unveiled earlier in the year, the AOC AG322QCX has … Read More

BenQ EX3501R 100Hz 3440×1440 VA with HDR support

We’ve now tested or discussed a wide range of UltraWide models with 100Hz+ refresh rates. A notable feature missing from these models thus far has been HDR (High Dynamic Range) support. The BenQ EX3501R aims to address this. The monitor has a fairly unfussy modern design, with a solid-looking silver-coloured stand base and slender bezels … 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