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ASUS VG245H Review: Full HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (ASUS VG275Q)

If you're looking for an affordable gaming monitor that won't break your bank and work perfectly fine with a low budget computer equipment, the ASUS VG245H is for you. Due to the adaptive-sync technology, 75Hz refresh rate, and rapid 1ms response time speed, the Acer VG245H is the best FreeSync gaming monitor under 200 USD. Continue reading

Best Budget 4K Monitor for Gaming, Multimedia, Casual

With more and more 4K content being available lately, whether in form of Netflix or Youtube videos, latest gaming titles, or even 4K remastered versions of your old favorite games, getting a 4K Ultra HD display seems inevitable; It’s just a matter of time before you decide to get on board. 4K UHD resolution is

QNIX 3216R Review: Cheap 32-Inch 4K IPS Monitor With FreeSync

The QNIX 3216R, also referred to as the QNIX UHD3216R Real 4K, is a Korean display which delivers a stunning image quality and a solid performance for a very appealing price. In fact, it costs nearly half the price you'd pay for a popular-brand 4K monitor. Its IPS panel and 4K Ultra HD resolution make for

Glossy vs Matte – Screen Coating and Finish

While matte screen coating more effectively eliminates the sunlight reflection, it also makes the image quality slightly more dull and hazy. On the contrary, glossy monitors have a more vibrant and intense image quality but a very reflective screen. There isn't a single best option as it depends on the personal preference of an individual.

ICC Profile – How To Use

ICC (International Color Consortium) profiles are preset settings based on other user's hardware calibration. While installing these profiles may not always provide you with the most desirable outcome, as other users likely have different hardware components than you - apart from the monitor, they can still improve the image quality overall. If not, you can

Explained: 3840 x 2160 – 4K – UHD – Ultra HD

Short Answer 4K, Ultra HD, or 2160p is a display resolution of 3840x 2160 pixels, 8.3 megapixels in total. Recently, many 4K monitors and TVs dropped in price significantly. Besides the 4K displays becoming more affordable, there is a lot more 4K content available as well. The other 4K resolution standard is the DCI-4K which

Dell Alienware AW2518H Preview: 240Hz G-Sync Gaming Monitor (Dell Alienware AW2518HF with FreeSync)

Alienware, a subsidiary of Dell, has released their first gaming monitors with native 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time for the smoothest competitive gameplay. The gaming monitors will be available in two versions with G-Sync, the Dell Alienware AW2518H and with FreeSync, the Dell Alienware AW2518HF, so you can pick yours according to your graphics card.

Know The Difference: Monitor vs TV

Short Answer The main difference between a standard TV and a common monitor lies in screen resolution/screen size ratio and input lag. TVs are cheaper in general, but not always recommended for gaming or any other activities that will have you sitting close to the screen. If you plan on mainly watching movies, then the

ASUS ROG Swift PG35VQ and Acer Predator X35 Preview: Curved Ultra-Wide 200Hz Monitors With G-Sync HDR

Besides announcing a bunch of new awesome laptops at Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan, ASUS has demonstrated a revolutionary 200Hz ultra-wide gaming monitor with G-Sync HDR and quantum dots, the ASUS ROG Swift PG35VQ. This ultimate gaming machine will take video games to a whole new level yet it will require significantly lesser graphics power

LG 38UC99-W Review: Ultra-Wide IPS Curved Monitor With FreeSync, Motion Blur Reduction, And USB-C

Allow me to introduce the LG 38UC99-W to you, the monitor that has it all - a giant 38-inch curved screen with a subtle curvature, FreeSync technology, vibrant image quality of its IPS panel, 1ms Motion Blur Reduction feature, Bluetooth speakers, and a ton of more awesome features. Although a bit pricey, this monitor delivers

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