IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

We’ve recently reviewed a number of 100Hz+ UltraWide monitors with VA panels. To try to help users focus their thoughts and decide which of these may be best for their own uses, we created this comparison thread on our forum. Useful though this thread is for comparing the various VA options, we sort of brushed ... Read More
 
Samsung C27H711 and C32H711 WQHD VA monitors

Samsung C27H711 and C32H711 WQHD VA monitors

Update: Update on price and availability. News piece below initially published 9th April 2017. If there are two things Samsung has really embraced with their recent monitors, it would be the use of a curved rather than a flat screen and the use of the VA panel type. The C27H711 and C32H711 (C27H711Q and C32H711Q ... Read More
 
ViewSonic VX4380-4K with ‘4K’ IPS panel

ViewSonic VX4380-4K with ‘4K’ IPS panel

Back in May 2016 we looked at the Philips BDM4350UC, a model which really appeals to some users due to its size, the glossy screen surface and its IPS-type panel. The ViewSonic VX4380-4K makes use of this same or a very similar panel, housing it differently and using a different set of assistive electronics (there ... Read More
 
Samsung C24FG70 and C27FG70 144Hz curved VA monitors with FreeSync

Samsung C24FG70 and C27FG70 144Hz curved VA monitors with FreeSync

Update: Added information on CFG73 models. Our review of the 23.5″ model is now published. News piece below initially published 17th August 2016. It has been several years since Samsung produced a high refresh rate monitor, with their glossy SA750 and SA950 models offering something a bit different to everything else on the market today. ... Read More
 
Acer X27 ‘4K’ UHD model with 144Hz IPS-type panel

Acer X27 ‘4K’ UHD model with 144Hz IPS-type panel

Users looking for a high refresh rate on their monitor have so far had to make do with resolutions that are lower than ‘4K’ UHD (3840 x 2160). For users wishing to display their content in UHD, they’ve had to settle for 60Hz or just a very mild overclock beyond this. The ASUS PG27UQ was ... Read More
 
AOC PDS241 and PDS271 designer monitors

AOC PDS241 and PDS271 designer monitors

The AOC I2481FXH and I2781FH have proven themselves attractive choices for users wanting a stylish and minimalistic (dare we say ‘artistic’) looking screen, with good all-round performance. The AOC PDS241 and PDS271 continue this quest for style, with a little design help from Studio F.A. Porsche – better known for their cars but also dabbling ... Read More