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
 
ASUS XG32VQ 144Hz 2560 x 1440 curved VA model

ASUS XG32VQ 144Hz 2560 x 1440 curved VA model

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model (2018 publication date expected). News piece below initially published 17th November 2017. For some gamers, a large and fast screen with high contrast is very desirable. The AOC AG322QCX has proven itself an interesting option fulfilling those criteria, although the aesthetics aren’t to everyone’s liking and availability is patchy ... Read More
 
ASUS MX32VQ 31.5 inch WQHD Designo model with FreeSync

ASUS MX32VQ 31.5 inch WQHD Designo model with FreeSync

A number of curved 31.5” models with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution are now available, although most of these are focussed on gamers who demand high refresh rates. The ASUS MX32VQ instead focuses on an attractive all-round package, with the signature design elements of its ‘Designo’ series. Much like a taller and narrower version of ... Read More
 
ASUS PA27AC HDR10 compatible WQHD model

ASUS PA27AC HDR10 compatible WQHD model

‘HDR’ (High Dynamic Range) has become a popular marketing phrase recently, with gamers, movie-lovers and content creators all keen to have this ‘feature’. Monitor manufacturers and their overzealous marketing departments are also keen to promote the feature, even when a product offers very weak and unconvincing support for HDR. The ASUS PA27AC, of the ProArt ... Read More
 
AOC Q3279VWF 31.5 inch VA WQHD FreeSync model

AOC Q3279VWF 31.5 inch VA WQHD FreeSync model

Update: We’re currently reviewing this model. News piece below initially published 24th October 2017. Some users like the combination of ‘screen real-estate’ and moderate pixel density offered by ~32” 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) models. With a pixel density of 93.24 PPI (Pixels Per Inch), it brings the same sort of clarity and text size enjoyed ... Read More
 
ASUS VA249HE Eye Care Monitor with Full HD VA panel

ASUS VA249HE Eye Care Monitor with Full HD VA panel

There is considerable interest in monitors that are comfortable to use for extended periods of time. The vast majority of models have now adopted flicker-free backlight, with additional features such as Low Blue Light (LBL) settings designed with viewing comfort in mind. We’ve had a lot of positive feedback about VA models such as the ... Read More