Best Gaming Monitors

Best Gaming Monitors

Let’s talk about your combat visor.

Although many people find the choice of monitor, we know you’re not like that, that’s why you’re reading this article.

After the past articles about gaming equipment, we have here a list of five monitors to help your victories.

ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q

asus rog swift pg279q
  • Screen Size: 27’’
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1440
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Brightness: 350cd/m2
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz (overclocks to 165Hz)
  • Response Time: 4ms
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Inputs: 1x Display Port | 1x HDMI | 2x USB 3.0
  • 144Hz refresh rate (+)
  • Overclockable to 165Hz (+)
  • Low input lag for an IPS screen (+)
  • Requires an Nvidia graphics card to use G-Sync (-)
  • Expensive (-)

The Asus ROG Swift PG279Q is literally a war machine of gaming monitors that you can acquire at this time. For years, players have been forced to choose between image quality and refresh rate, but this monitor can include both things. The cheapest and fastest TN panels in the refresh rate up to 144Hz, while IPS screens have offered more vibrant colors and better viewing angles, but with much slower refresh rates. But as already mentioned, the technology of this monitor has an IPS screen with a refresh rate of 144Hz.

Acer Predator XB273K

acer predator xb273k
  • Screen Size: 27’’
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Brightness: 350 NIT – Native | 400 NIT – Peak
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 4ms
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Inputs: 1x Display Port | 1x HDMI
  • Brilliantly and detailed pictures (+)
  • Fast refresh and fast response times (+)
  • Expensive but for a high spec monitor it has an excellent value (+)
  • HDR is not the highest (-)

This monitor is a relative of the Acer Predator X27, which in the past would have entered this list without a doubt. However, the latest XB273K offers almost the same excellence, but with an even better value.  Only goes “fail ” At the point where there was a slight decrease in HDR quality. Besides, it’s a lot cheaper. Almost half price for the fantastic specifications that are offered to us.

BenQ EL2870U

benq el2870u
  • Screen Size: 28’’
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160
  • Panel Type: TN
  • Brightness: 300cd/m2
  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Inputs: 2x HDMI | 1x Display Port
  • Affordable Monitor to 4K HDR (+)
  • Built-in stereo speakers (+)
  • Fixed view angles (-)
  • Refresh Rate of 60 Hz (-)

When you are building a PC, it is tempting to invest all your resources in the parts of the machine under construction. You want a system that can handle 4K graphics, with all the game settings to give the most beautiful look with better quality. But it’s also important the monitor that will display your favorite games in 4K HDR. The BenQ EL2870U is a 28-inch monitor that will match expectations.  Although it is restricted to the viewing angles of your TN panel, it will compensate for this part in other areas.

AOC Agon AG271QG

aoc agon ag271qg
  • Screen Size: 27’’
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1440
  • Panel Type: TN
  • Brightness: 350cd/m2
  • Refresh Rate: 165Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Inputs: 1x HDMI | 1x Display Port | 4 USB 3.0 | 1x HDCP
  • Average price for G-Sync (+)
  • Fast refresh rate and fast response (+)
  • Inferior TN viewing angles (-)

Few monitors are so brazenly adapted to eSports athletes as the AOC Agon AG271QG, a curvaceous 27-inch 1440p beauty from the creators of some of the most renowned professional-class monitors for video editors and graphic designers in Market. In terms of color accuracy, AOC screens are considered high, and the AG271QG is no exception.

We’re focused on the G-Sync version here because it’s rare to find a 27-inch curved QHD monitor with NVIDIA’s adaptive sync technology at such a competitive price. Because its refresh rate is spectacularly fast, at 165Hz, it leverages a TN panel instead of an IPS.

ASUS MG279Q

asus mg279q
  • Screen Size: 27’’
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1440
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Brightness: 350cd/m2
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 4ms
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Inputs: 2x HDMI/MHL | 1x Mini Display Port | 1x Display Port | 2x USB 3.0
  • IPS with a refresh rate of 144HZ (+)
  • Very good quality (+)
  • Adaptive refresh range is only 35-90Hz (-)
  • No blur reduction option (-)

The Asus MG279Q has almost no competition at all. This is absolutely the best monitor for AMD users who want a FreeSync display. It is a 1440p IPS screen with a refresh rate up to 144Hz. The fact that the monitor uses FreeSync technology instead of G-Sync makes it cheaper.

Thanks to this IPS screen, we will have a presentation with good colors even on off-angle. The contrast ratio is also great, and the ability to support multiple inputs makes this screen better for people who may want to connect a second system, such as a game console.


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