IPS technology has recently evolved to the point where 240 Hz refresh rates have started enter the territory of displays for hardcore gamers that were previously dominated by TN panels. However, TN technology still has a trick up its sleeve, and that is a very low grey-to-grey response times. Taking advantage of this last technical superiority, BenQ this week introduced its latest gaming display for e-sports professionals, the Zowie XL2746S. As expected from a Zowie monitor, it has a host of features aimed at gamers, going beyond just capabilities of its panel.
BenQ’s Zowie XL2746S LCD uses a 27-inch Full-HD TN panel featuring up to 320 nits brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a 240 Hz maximum refresh rate, and a 0.5 ms GtG response time...
For years now Dell has been one of the few companies that consistently offers a range of displays using IPS panels for desktop displays instead of only the more...
Chris Heinonen on 9/27/2011
Ever since I moved to a notebook as my main work computer I've become increasingly annoyed with the process of actually moving my notebook-as-a-desktop around. At my desk I've...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/23/2011
We've been hearing about self refreshing panels for years now and today Intel demonstrated one such panel using LG's Shuriken panel. The premise is simple: there's a small amount...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/14/2011
The HMZ-T1, the first iteration of a concept Sony demoed this past CES, will release in Japan on November 11, says Sony Japan.
Japan will serve as a test market...
Craig Getting on 8/31/2011
Zotac has released two new products: Mini DisplayPort and DisplayPort to dual HDMI adapters. These adapters are first of their kind and simply have one (Mini) DisplayPort input and...
Kristian Vättö on 8/2/2011
Back at CES 2011, Samsung showed us something that may have seemed futuristic. They showed us a monitor that connects to your laptop wirelessly and on top of that...
Kristian Vättö on 6/14/2011
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...
Brian Klug on 3/1/2011
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...
Brian Klug on 1/13/2011
So I have a confession to make. The past few months I've been incredibly preoccupied with smartphones, so much so that the ASUS MS238H has been sitting on my...
Brian Klug on 12/24/2010
Gateway has launched three new ultra-slim LED-backlit displays. The new displays are part of two new lines - the FHX series which will be available in 21.5” and 24&rdquo...
Balraj Sandhu on 10/5/2010
I've wanted a higher density, more compact alternative to the 30-inch 2560 x 1600 panels that I've seen for the past 6 years. Apple was the first to intrigue...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/28/2010
There’s a new segment in the ever changing LCD display market, one that readers have been asking us to take an in-depth look at for a while now -...
Brian Klug on 8/7/2010
Following the launch of their budget range of LCDs, HP has now launched some more premium models for those in need of better specifications. There are four new models...
Balraj Sandhu on 6/3/2010
Recently, HP’s performance ZR series of LCD displays have attracted quite a bit of attention. We’ve heard your comments and pleas for reviews of the 22” and 24” ZR...
Brian Klug on 6/1/2010
If you’ve been in the market for a large or even midsize LCD display lately, chances are good you’ve seen relatively low-cost offerings from a relative newcomer to our...
Brian Klug on 5/17/2010
This past weekend, HP unveiled three new LCD monitors aiming to be an affordable companion to your computing needs. Available starting May 16, these monitors range in size from...
Balraj Sandhu on 5/17/2010
If you haven’t been paying attention lately, energy conservation and being green is the latest and greatest trend sweeping the consumer electronics market. From energy-sipping power supplies to notebooks...
Brian Klug on 5/7/2010
Apple is in a position that’s enviable by any consumer facing company. It drums up genuine excitement for nearly every product it launches. Apple has somehow found a way...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/24/2010
Looking for a "professional" quality LCD with a super small dot pitch? Dell's new U2711 may be just the thing for you, even if it doesn't come cheap.
Jarred Walton on 1/22/2010
A while back, BenQ sent us their FP241VW LCD, an expensive high-end offering with some interesting features. Can this A-MVA panel best the competition, and does it even matter?
Jarred Walton on 6/17/2009