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
 
Samsung C34H890 100Hz VA UltraWide with 1800R curve

Samsung C34H890 100Hz VA UltraWide with 1800R curve

Samsung first released the S34E790C, with a relatively gentle 3000R curve and 60Hz refresh rate. It then introduced the C34F791, bringing with it some fairly radical design changes; a much steeper 1500R curve, 100Hz refresh rate, ‘Quantum Dot’ backlight and an entirely new colour (to name but a few). The C34H890 (C34H890WJ with various additional ... Read More
 
Dell Alienware AW2518H and AW2518HF 240Hz TN models

Dell Alienware AW2518H and AW2518HF 240Hz TN models

We’ve brought you news of a number of 240Hz TN models built with competitive gaming in mind, but more generally designed for anybody who values speed amongst pretty much everything else. Some of these models offer support for G-SYNC and others FreeSync, forcing some users to forgo features or aesthetics that they might like on ... Read More
 
Samsung S24H850 and S27H850 with WQHD PLS panels

Samsung S24H850 and S27H850 with WQHD PLS panels

For both work and play, the 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) resolution remains a popular choice for the amount of real-estate provided and the relative ease of driving it in graphically intensive applications. At least, compared to higher resolutions such as 3840 x 2160 (‘4K’ UHD). The Samsung S24H850 packs this WQHD resolution into a 23.8” ... Read More
 
Samsung C49HG90 49 inch 144Hz VA UltraWide

Samsung C49HG90 49 inch 144Hz VA UltraWide

For users looking for an immersive gaming experience, movie experience or a panoramic desktop experience the larger 21:9 UltraWide models have a lot to offer. The Samsung C49HG90 (CFG90 series) takes things to another level, by offering an insanely wide 49” screen. The aspect ratio is 32:9, so although this still could be simply considered ... Read More
 
Samsung C27HG70 and C32HG70 with curved 144Hz WQHD panels

Samsung C27HG70 and C32HG70 with curved 144Hz WQHD panels

Samsung have been particularly keen to push out monitors with a curve, which from our experience isn’t a bad thing and is often something people only fully appreciate after direct experience. They’ve never been a company to shy away from buzzwords, some of the latest being ‘HDR’ and ‘Quantum Dots’. With the C27HG70 (LC27HG70Q with ... Read More