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GIGABYTE has introduced a new display aimed at hardcore gamers, incorporating a multitude of capabilities aimed at the target audience. Dubbed the ‘Tactical Monitor’, the Aorus CV27Q is a QHD curved LCD that's able to run at up to 165Hz, and includes support for AMD’s FreeSync 2 refresh rate technology. The gaming-focused monitor also includes active noise canceling, GameAssist OSD functions, and RGB stripes that can be controlled using the company’s software. The GIGABYTE Aorus CV27Q is based on an 8-bit 27-inch curved VA panel featuring a 2560×1440 resolution, 400 nits peak brightness, a 3000:1 static contrast ratio, a maximum refresh rate of 165Hz, a 1 ms MPRT response time, and 178°/178° viewing angles. The panel also sports a 1500R curvature, which means that it...

MSI’s Prestige PC341WU 5K 34-Inch Professional Monitor Now Available

MSI entered the display market just a couple of years ago, and relatively rare for the the commodity-driven monitor market, MSI has opted to spend a good deal of...

9 by Anton Shilov on 9/12/2019

ASUS ProArt PA32UCG: The Ultimate Mini LED 4K 120 Hz Monitor with HDR 1600

Content creation is about to change drastically in the coming years as ultra-high-definition displays with wide color gamut, superior refresh rates, and great contrasts become widely available and demand...

24 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

AU Optronics's New 85-Inch 8K LCD TV with 1,024-Zone Backlighting

AU Optronics this week showcased a prototype of its most advanced 8K Ultra-HD display featuring an innovative full-area local dimming (FALD) backlighting solution and peak brightness of 2,000 nits...

10 by Anton Shilov on 8/28/2019

HP's Omen X 27: A 240Hz QHD Monitor with FreeSync 2 HDR

Among the monitor announcements to come out this week, HP has introduced a new display aimed at hardcore gamers and esports professionals. With a 240 Hz max refresh rate...

52 by Anton Shilov on 8/23/2019

HDMI Forum: Certification Program for Ultra High Speed HDMI 48G Incoming

While the first HDMI 2.1 48G-branded cables were announced back in late 2018, they were not formally certified by the HDMI Forum for one reason: the certification program for...

23 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

Acer Predator CG437K P: A 43-Inch 144 Hz Gaming Monitor with FreeSync and DisplayHDR 1000

Acer has unveiled its new large format gaming display (LFGD) that brings together an ultra-high-definition resolution, a 144 Hz refresh rate with AMD’s FreeSync technology, VESA’s DisplayHDR 1000 certification...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/15/2019

Sharp Demonstrates 31.5-Inch 8K 120Hz HDR Monitor

Sharp this week demonstrated its first 31.5-inch HDR display featuring a 7680×4320 resolution and a 120 Hz refresh rate. The monitor uses the company’s IGZO technology and the manufacturer...

21 by Anton Shilov on 4/11/2019

ASUS ProArt PQ22UC 4K OLED Monitor: £4699, ~$5150

ASUS announced its first professional OLED display back at CES 2018 over a year ago. The compact and lightweight 21.6-inch 4K monitor covering 99% of the DCI-P3 color aimed...

87 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2019

JapanNext 75 and 86-Inch 4K IPS HDR Monitors: What Separates TVs from Monitors, Anyhow?

Just when you thought that NVIDIA-inspired 65-Inch Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs) were huge, JapanNext has rolled-out its new 75 and 86-inch monitors. The JN-IPS7500UHDR-KG and JN-IPS8600UHDR monitors are...

46 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

BenQ Unveils PD3220U Professional Monitor with AQColor, TB3, HDR10, & KVM

BenQ has introduced a new professional-grade display aimed at designers. The BenQ DesignVue PD3220U monitor supports virtually all color gamuts currently used by professionals, and can even display images...

18 by Anton Shilov on 2/20/2019

Xilinx Introduces HDMI 2.1 IP with 8K Support

Xilinx this week introduced a comprehensive HDMI 2.1 IP subsystem for its various cores. The IP subsustem supports resolutions of up to 8K along with other features of the...

6 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2019

HDMI 2.1 Nears Release: Club3D Announces Ultra-High Speed 48G Cable

As the first HDMI 2.1-enabled TVs are approaching release, we're finally seeing the market for HDMI 2.1 accessories fall into place to support those products. To that end, Club3D...

25 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2018

Samsung Begins Sales of 65-Inch Q900R 8K UHDTV in the UK

Samsung on Wednesday started sales of its Q900R QLED 8K Ultra-HD televisions in the UK. The device initially available in the UK is the smaller 65-inch model, rather than...

13 by Anton Shilov on 10/17/2018

Philips 328P6VU Professional 4K Display: DisplayHDR 600, USB-C, GbE

Philips this week announced availability of its 328P6VU display formally introduced about a year ago. The new prosumer-grade P-line monitor brings together an Ultra-HD resolution, enhanced color accuracy, a...

17 by Anton Shilov on 9/20/2018

YouTube, Netflix Publish First Videos Transcoded Using AV1

UPDATE: 9/14 5 PM ET: Adding information regarding Netflix videos transcoded using AV1. YouTube has uploaded about a dozen videos that were transcoded using the AV1 codec, whcih was introduced...

47 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2018

Sharp Announces 2nd Gen 8K UHD TVs at IFA

Sharp this week introduced its second-generation 8K ultra-high def TVs at IFA in Berlin. The new televisions use the company’s new panels as well as the latest processors that...

49 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2018

Acer Unveils Predator XB273K 4Kp144 DisplayHDR 400 Gaming LCD

Acer on Wednesday introduced its new Ultra-HD gaming monitor with an up to 144 Hz dynamic refresh rate enabled by NVIDIA’s G-Sync. The Predator XB273K is aimed at serious...

33 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2018

Dell Announces Ultrathin S2719DC LCD: FreeSync USB-C with HDR600

Dell has introduced its new Ultrathin 27-inch display that features a USB Type-C interface for modern PCs. The S2719DC is aimed primarily at space-constrained business environments, but in addition...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2018

AT 101: Understanding Laptop Displays & How We Test Them

Everyone might have a different take on what they feel is the single most important factor to consider when purchasing a new laptop, but it would be hard to...

50 by Brett Howse on 7/10/2018

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