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HP X32 165Hz WQHD ‘Eyesafe’ IPS

HP X32 165Hz WQHD ‘Eyesafe’ IPS

A 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) resolution combined with a ~32″ screen can hit the spot for immersion, whilst offering a reasonable pixel density and good amount of work space. The HP X32 provides such an experience, with simple homely styling. This includes extensive use of matte black plastic, with a dual-stage bezel design for the ... Read More
 
HP X34 165Hz UltraWide with flat IPS panel

HP X34 165Hz UltraWide with flat IPS panel

3440 x 1440 UltraWide monitors have a lot to offer for both work and play. The HP X34 (not to be confused with the Acer model with the same designation) is aimed at gamers seeking a flat IPS panel, with a focus on viewing comfort. The monitor has a simple homely style rather than anything ... Read More
 
Nvidia G-SYNC – variable refresh rate technology

Nvidia G-SYNC – variable refresh rate technology

Update: Model list updated. 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
 
NEC EA271U 4K UHD IPS model with USB-C

NEC EA271U 4K UHD IPS model with USB-C

The ‘4K’ UHD resolution offers many benefits for both work and play. The NEC EA271U, of the MultiSync range, is a smart and feature-rich solution marketed towards business users. With clear appeal to the home user as well, of course. The monitor has a ‘sensible’ and minimalistic design, with matte black (BK model) or white ... Read More
 
IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

We’ve recently reviewed a number of 100Hz+ UltraWide monitors with VA panels. Some users are also interested in the IPS alternatives (such as the Acer X34/X34A and ASUS PG348Q). This post is simply designed to highlight some of the advantages of the two distinct paths and is no means designed to be an exhaustive comparison. ... Read More
 
BenQ XL2411T vs ASUS VG248QE

BenQ XL2411T vs ASUS VG248QE

For users interested in a 24” monitor for fast-paced PC gaming, the choice will inevitably include these two models. There may be others you’ll be considering, perhaps larger models and those with different panel types, but these will likely be your hot favourites. Both of these models use the same 144Hz panel and are highly ... Read More