Panasonic Creates World’s First 1,000,000:1 Static Contrast Ratio Panel

Panasonic Creates World’s First 1,000,000:1 Static Contrast Ratio Panel

You read that right. Panasonic has announced that it has developed the first 1,000,000:1 static contrast ratio. This is leaps and bounds beyond the 1,000:1 static contrast ratio that current panel typically support. You can find many monitors nowadays advertising as having a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, but most consumers are unaware that two types exist … Continue reading →

BenQ Zowie XL2411: 144Hz 24-inch 1080p Gaming Monitor

BenQ Zowie XL2411: 144Hz 24-inch 1080p Gaming Monitor

The BenQ Zowie XL2411 is one the first monitors released by BenQ after its acquisition of the e-sport gaming brand Zowie. The company has announced that all future e-sport monitors would carry the Zowie name. We can likely expect rebranded versions of all of BenQ’s existing professional gaming monitors. The monitor is identical both in … Continue reading →

Acer Predator XB251HQT: 240Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync TN Gaming Monitor

Acer Predator XB251HQT: 240Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync TN Gaming Monitor

The Acer Predator XB251HQT is among three new monitors that have been revealed this week, the other two being the Predator Z271T and the Predator XB271HUT. The latter two are updated models of the original Acer Predator Z271 and Acer Predator XB271HU. What’s the most remarkable among all the three is that they are equipped … Continue reading →

720p vs 1080p vs 1440p vs 4k: Everything You Need To Know

720p vs 1080p vs 1440p vs 4k: Everything You Need To Know

720p vs 1080p vs 1440p vs 4k: which should you get? If you’re reading this in 2016 then chances are that you are more than likely on a 1080p (1920 x 1080) monitor as it has become the new standard in monitors. You might be looking into a new monitor and haven’t been able to … Continue reading →

Fixed: Power Consumption Bug In G-Sync Multi-Monitor Setups

Fixed: Power Consumption Bug In G-Sync Multi-Monitor Setups

Late last year we reported on a persistent power consumption bug that caused high power usage when idling in a refresh rate above 120Hz. NVIDIA had fixed the issue for users with single G-Sync monitors in their version 361.43 drivers, but for those with a multi monitor setup the issue did not stop. Now NVIDIA’s … Continue reading →

LG 34UC79G: 144Hz 34-inch FreeSync IPS Curved Gaming Monitor

LG 34UC79G: 144Hz 34-inch FreeSync IPS Curved Gaming Monitor

The LG 34UC79G marks the company’s second entry into the high refresh rate arena. This is after the LG 24GM77 which is featured in our buyer’s guide. This gaming monitor is the only curved high refresh monitor that they offer so far. With a 3440 x 1440 resolution and 34 inch size this monitor boasts … Continue reading →

Dell S2417DG: 165Hz 24-inch G-Sync TN Gaming Monitor

Dell S2417DG: 165Hz 24-inch G-Sync TN Gaming Monitor

The Dell S2417DG is the company’s second high refresh rate monitor. The monitor is very similar to the Dell S2716DG, a 27-inch 144Hz TN panel monitor that Dell released to compete with high end monitors. This time Dell stepped it up and boosted their refresh rate to 165Hz! The Dell S2417DG’s 24-inch size coupled with … Continue reading →

2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080: How Big Is The Difference?

2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080: How Big Is The Difference?

2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 is a must to consider when buying a monitor. How big is the difference between a 1440p monitor and a 1080p monitor? Is the leap from 1920 x 1080 to 2560 x 1440 worth it? To answer this question a few monitor concepts, a bit of math, and … Continue reading →

Viewsonic XG3202-C: 144Hz 31.5-inch FreeSync VA Curved Gaming Monitor

Viewsonic XG3202-C: 144Hz 31.5-inch FreeSync VA Curved Gaming Monitor

Viewsonic has revealed a new curved gaming monitor at Computex 2016 – the Viewsonic XG3202-C. This comes after the company had announced three monitors at CES 2016 for its XG series, the XG2401, XG2701, and XG2703-GS. The newest addition, the XG3202-C, is the first curved 144Hz gaming monitor by the company. The Viewsonic XG3202-C has … Continue reading →

Lenovo Y27f: 144Hz 27-inch FreeSync VA Curved Gaming Monitor

Lenovo Y27f: 144Hz 27-inch FreeSync VA Curved Gaming Monitor

The Lenovo Y27f is the company’s second 144Hz gaming monitor in the market. It comes after the Lenovo Y27g that was revealed at CES 2016 and which sports NVIDIA’s G-Sync instead of AMD’s FreeSync. In terms of other specifications the two are nearly identical aside from adaptive sync technology. Both utilize a VA panel, a … Continue reading →