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ASUS this week began to ship its first gaming curved ultra-wide display, the ROG Swift PG348Q, which the company introduced back in September and showcased at CES. The monitor, which is the largest ROG display ever, is designed primarily for gamers, features up to 100 Hz refresh rate as well as Nvidia’s G-Sync technology. The ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q display is based on an IPS panel with 3440×1440 resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio and 300 cd/m2 brightness. The ultra-wide 34” monitor features 21:9 aspect ratio and 3800R screen curvature, which is larger than a number of 3000R panels that are currently on the market. The monitor can reproduce 1.07 billion colors and covers 100% of sRGB color space, which is not a bad result for a...

LG 29EA93 Ultrawide Display - Rev. 1.09

When migrating away from 4:3 screens for home video, the 16:9 aspect ratio was chosen as a compromise between all the common formats at the time. For many film...

91 by Chris Heinonen on 12/11/2012

AOC's i2367fh: Thin, "Virtually Borderless", and IPS

We've been waiting for affordable LCDs to start showing some clear improvements in performance, quality, features, and design for a while. AOC has potentially done exactly that with their...

44 by Jarred Walton on 11/20/2012

ASUS PB278Q Review: An IPS Competitor Emerges

Every 27” panel that I have reviewed this year has had two things in common: the panel was IPS based, and it was made by LG. The vast majority...

55 by Chris Heinonen on 11/19/2012

Dell U2713HM - Unbeatable performance out of the box

When you look at the 27” panels on the market today, they virtually all use a panel from LG. Samsung has their own PLS panels, but otherwise almost everyone...

100 by Chris Heinonen on 10/4/2012

The iPhone 5 Display: Thoroughly Analyzed

When Apple rolled out the iPhone 5, they announced that it had a full sRGB gamut, which the new iPad almost achieves and would be a substantial improvement over...

99 by Chris Heinonen on 9/27/2012

Nixeus NX-VUE27 27" Monitor: High Resolution for the Masses

The price model for 27” IPS displays has been turned on its head recently by imported models from Korea that you can buy on eBay. Selling for as little...

66 by Chris Heinonen on 9/20/2012

Amazon Kindle Preview: Paperwhite, Fire (2012), and Fire HD 7" & 8.9"

Earlier today Amazon revealed four new Kindle devices: a new Touch e-reader called the Kindle Paperwhite; the latest update to the Fire (not the Fire 2, just Kindle Fire)...

81 by James Pikover on 9/6/2012

HP 2311xi IPS Monitor

HP managed to make the right choices with their 27” ZR2740w monitor, hitting a reasonable price point without sacrificing quality. Now HP has introduced their 2311xi monitor, a 23&rdquo...

68 by Chris Heinonen on 8/13/2012

ASUS PA246Q 24" ProArt Monitor: No Adjustments Needed?

Our monitor reviews frequently go into a lot of depth about the results before and after calibration, but for many users this won’t matter, as they aren’t going to...

52 by Chris Heinonen on 7/2/2012

DoubleSight DS-277W: Back to the Drawing Board

For the most part, the market for 27”, 2560x1440 monitors has been dominated by the higher end brands. The one main exception has been DoubleSight, which has made a...

55 by Chris Heinonen on 6/13/2012

The Achieva Shimian QH270: A $350 27-inch WQHD S-IPS Display

A couple of months ago our resident smartphone guru, Brian Klug, told me about a super affordable, Korean made 27-inch 2560 x 1440 display that used the same panel...

38 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/3/2012

NEC PA271W - When Accuracy and Consistency Matter

As long as I’ve been following, using, or writing about computers, NEC has been a leader in displays. From the early MultiSync monitors to their current line of LCDs...

69 by Chris Heinonen on 5/1/2012

Sony VAIO SE: An IPS Laptop for Under a Grand

Yes, folks, we finally managed to get someone to send us a mainstream laptop with an IPS display. Not that there are many choices; besides the Sony SE reviewed...

58 by Jarred Walton on 4/3/2012

HP ZR2740w - High Resolution IPS that Doesn't Break the Bank

Almost 15 years ago I set up my first multiple monitor system, using a 17” and a 15” CRT. At that time it was a very uncommon setup, but...

119 by Chris Heinonen on 3/16/2012

Dell U2412M - 16:10 IPS without Breaking the Bank

For every monitor review that I’ve done for AnandTech so far, I know that as soon as I check the comments there will be a thread with the same...

143 by Chris Heinonen on 2/28/2012

AOC i2353Ph - IPS for a nice, low price

For most people seeking accurate color reproduction and wide viewing angles, IPS has been the screen technology of choice for years now. The main issues against IPS have typically...

71 by Chris Heinonen on 1/30/2012

AOC Aire Pro: 23-inch IPS HD Display for Under $200

We've gotten our hands on plenty of IPS displays, but we've never seen one break that magic $200 barrier. AOC isn't a display manufacturer we've reviewed before, so we'll...

39 by Jason Inofuentes on 11/21/2011

NEC PA301w: The Baddest 30-inch Display Around

Today NEC refreshed its 30-inch display offering with its latest and greatest, the MultiSync PA301w. We've been playing with and testing a production sample and have the full review...

92 by Brian Klug on 3/1/2011

Dell U3011 Review: Dell's New 30-inch Flagship

There's something special about 30" displays. They're the biggest, the baddest, and the spiritual flagship for each respective display maker. It's where manufacturers pull out all the stops on...

123 by Brian Klug on 1/13/2011

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