Monitors

Earlier this month MSI demonstrated its ultrawide curved 49-inch gaming display at Computex. The unit uses a mass-produced panel and already has a model number, so its launch is imminent. Apparently, just like ASUS and Samsung, MSI believes that ultrawide displays with a 32:9 aspect ratio are going to become popular among gamers going forward. The specifications of MSI’s Optix MAG491C are pretty straightforward: the LCD is based on Samsung’s 49-inch curved VA panel featuring a 3840×1080 resolution, a 400 nits brightness, a 3000:1 contrast ratio, an 1800R curvature, a 4 ms GtG response time, and a 144 Hz maximum refresh rate. However while Samsung appears to be supplying the panel, we've seen no sign that the company is offering quantum dot-enhanced backlighting technology to...

ASUS CG32UQ: 4K Console Gaming LCD with FreeSync & Halo Sync Lighting

ASUS has been offering displays designed especially for console gaming for over 1.5 years now, primarily targeting mainstream PlayStation 4 and Xbox One machines and thus offering a Full...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2018

ASUS Launches VG49V: An Ultrawide Curved 32:9 49-Inch FreeSync LCD

Last year Samsung released the industry’s first ultrawide 49-inch gaming display which proved that rather exotic products could be quite a success. At Computex, ASUS introduced its own ultrawide...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/4/2018

AOC Expands G90-Series Monitors: 144 Hz and FreeSync

AOC has announced a new addition to its G90-series of inexpensive gaming monitors with a new model with FreeSync capabilities and a high refresh rate. The new AOC G2590FX...

6 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2018

Acer Nitro VG0 and RG0 Series Monitors: Freesync, IPS, Up to 144Hz

Along with Acer’s new Nitro 50 Series gaming desktop PCs, the company has announced new Nitro Series monitors to compliment those devices. The new VG0 and RG0 monitors use...

19 by Joe Shields on 5/25/2018

Acer’s Predator X27 G-Sync HDR Display Listed in the USA, to Ship on June 1

After previously being listed in Europe last month, G-Sync HDR monitor listings are finally showing up in the US, answering by far the biggest outstanding question on the new...

40 by Anton Shilov on 5/18/2018

NVIDIA Updates on G-Sync HDR: 4Kp144 Monitors On Sale at End of May, Other Models Coming Later This Year

While NVIDIA's upcoming ultra-premium G-Sync HDR monitors have been in the public eye for some time now, the schedule slips have become something of a sticking point, prompting the...

46 by Nate Oh on 5/16/2018

New $196 AOC Portable Type-C Monitor: 15.6-inch 1080p IPS, 1.71lbs

AOC has added another portable monitor to its lineup, this time powered by a USB Type-C connection. The 15.6-inch I1601FWUX has a Full-HD (1920x1080) resolution and is designed for...

10 by Joe Shields on 5/16/2018

HP Announces Updated EliteDisplay S14: Portable 1080p Display

Another of HP’s announcements today is what they are claiming as the world’s first 14-inch USB Type-C portable display and is HP’s first 1920x1080 portable display. The new S14...

21 by Joe Shields on 5/14/2018

Philips Unveils 43-Inch 4K Gaming LCD with DisplayHDR 1000, DCI-P3, FreeSync

Philips has announced its new large gaming display that brings together an ultra-high-definition resolution panel, VESA’s DisplayHDR 1000 certification, and AMD’s FreeSync dynamic refresh rate technology. In addition to...

31 by Anton Shilov on 4/26/2018

Sharp’s 8K UHD TV Available in Japan, Listed in Europe for €11,899

The era of 8K content is still a couple of years away, but screens featuring the resolution are already here and their availability is going to expand in 2018...

26 by Anton Shilov on 4/19/2018

AOC Announces AGON AG322QC4 32-Inch Curved LCD with FreeSync 2 & DisplayHDR 400

AOC on Wednesday introduced its first gaming display that supports AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology, making this just the second line of FreeSync 2 monitors to be announced thus far...

20 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2018

Acer and ASUS G-Sync HDR Displays Listed & Priced In Europe

Select European retailers have begun to take pre-orders on G-Sync HDR-supporting monitors from Acer and ASUS that are expected to hit the market as early as late this month...

61 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2018

HP Spring 2018 Range: ZBook, ZBook, ZBook

To match the launch of Intel's 8th Generation Core launches this week for mobile, HP is the next partner making some noise with new launches. Almost every cylinder from...

27 by Anton Shilov & Joe Shields on 4/5/2018

Dell's Spring Range: New 8th Gen Alienware, Laptops, and Monitors

Inspiron All-in-Ones On the desktop side of matters, Dell has announced updates to the entire range of its popular Inspiron All-in-One desktop line, starting from its cost effective 22 &...

33 by Ian Cutress, Anton Shilov & Joe Shields on 4/3/2018

NVIDIA Expects 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to Launch in April

Acer and ASUS unveiled their prototype 27” 4K 144 Hz displays, featuring NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology, at last year’s CES, with promises to release them sometime later in 2017...

61 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2018

ASUS Starts Sales of ProArt PA32UC LCD with 384 Zone FALD, HDR, & DCI-P3

ASUS has started to ship its top-of-the-range ProArt PA32UC professional-grade display. The new monitor features a 4K resolution and supports pretty much every advanced display feature suitable for professional...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2018

AUO to Ship 8K UHD TV Panels in Coming Months

AU Optronics this week has announced plans to start shipments of 8K panels for large UHDTVs in the first half of 2018. The panels will enable TV manufacturers to...

33 by Anton Shilov on 2/23/2018

HP Launches First 4K EliteDisplay, and 43-inch 4K Z43

HP's last announcement of the day are additions to its 4K monitor lineup in the Z27, Z32, Z43, and EliteDisplay S270n monitors. The new lineup includes HP's first 4K...

11 by Joe Shields on 2/7/2018

ASUS at CES 2018: How To Remove Multi-Monitor Bezels, Safely

LAS VEGAS, NV –Do you ever buy more than one monitor, and then the brain adjusts such that instead of focusing on the next headshot you end up looking...

16 by Ian Cutress on 1/16/2018

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