Category: Knowledge Base

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

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

FreeSync 2 vs G-SYNC HDR

Both Nvidia G-Sync HDR and AMD FreeSync 2 will provide HDR-capable (High Dynamic Range) monitors with support for HDR video games and smooth gameplay experience. These improved technologies will still keep their primary functions of eliminating screen tearing, stuttering, and reducing input lag.

Is FreeSync Worth It?

Unlike G-Sync, AMD's FreeSync doesn't cost as much; in fact, with most of the newer LG, Samsung, and BenQ monitors the FreeSync technology comes free of charge. NVIDIA G-Sync requires a propretiary chip to be installed inside the monitor, which adds a premium to the monitor, but it is also a little bit better than