Posts by Alex Christensen

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

HP DreamColor Z31x Preview: DCI-4K High-End Professional Monitor

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas, HP has announced two new additions to the DreamColor series. The HP DreamColor Z31x Studio is aimed at the high-end professional content creators; it features the Cinema 4K resolution of 4096x2160 and a true 10-bit IPS panel for accurate and consistent colors. The monitor also

Acer H226HQL Review: Budget IPS Monitor

The Acer H226HQLbid is an affordable Full HD monitor with a stylish slim bezel design. It offers plenty of connectivity options, an IPS panel for vibrant colors, and some unique and exclusive features. Whether you need a monitor for everyday use such as watching movies or for casual gaming, you can now do so in

HP 23er Review: Budget Bezelless IPS Monitor

The Hewlett Packard 23er (HP 23er) provides the thinnest LCD screen made by HP, thanks to innovation in lightweight, high strength metals. Turn it sideways and it practically disappears! Without a bezel framing the screen. The display goes from one edge of the screen to the other, making the images seem even bigger and more

Acer Predator XB241YU Review: 24-inch 1440p G-SYNC 165Hz Gaming Monitor

The new Acer Predator XB241YU is simply amazing. This is a new gaming monitor addition to Acer's Predator gaming hardware lineup and it caters to a lot of gamers. We'll now shortly review this gaming monitor from Acer and see what it has to offer. The 24-inch screen size is attractive to many gamers, who

Best Monitor for PS4 and Xbox One

More than often, gamers just want to look at a nice and free comparison chart and base their choice on that. We got you covered. Below are the best monitors for PS4 and XBOX One, handpicked by gaming monitor experts. We hope the table of the best monitors for PS4 and XBOX One above was of

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