Monitors

Modern enthusiasts often want one of two things from their monitor: high frame rates, or great color reproduction. MSI is certainly going for the latter in its new 5Kx2K display, the PS341WU. This is a 5120x2160 21:9 monitor that offers 98% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut with a DeltaE of under 3, and comes with HDR600 certification. The display also has an AdobeRGB mode (92-93%), and an sRGB mode. The unit has a nanoIPS display, supporting 4-way picture-by-picture. The look of this monitor is great. I had some time for hands on, and the fact that it is like a standard 4K monitor but with 33% extra room on the side really gels well with what would be my normal workflow. MSI said that...

Samsung Announces CRG9: A 49-Inch Curved 5K 120 Hz FreeSync 2 Monitor

Samsung has announced its second-generation 49-inch curved display supporting AMD’s FreeSync 2 technology. The new CRG9 monitor features a considerably higher resolution and brightness than the first-gen C49HG90 LCD...

33 by Anton Shilov on 1/3/2019

VESA Rolls Out Updated DisplayHDR Standard for OLED Displays: DisplayHDR True Black

This morning the VESA is rolling out an update to the standard body’s DisplayHDR monitor performance standard that’s focused on expanding the specification to cover OLED displays. Dubbed DisplayHDR...

24 by Ryan Smith on 1/3/2019

JOLED Demos 21.6-Inch OLED Monitor for Gamers

JOLED, a joint venture between Sony and Panasonic, has demonstrated multiple PC-oriented printed OLED-based monitors at Finetech Japan trade show. Among other things, the company exhibited OLED displays for...

33 by Anton Shilov on 12/28/2018

LG to Demo UltraWide 38-Inch 144Hz Gaming & 49-Inch Workstation Displays at CES

LG this week announced that it would demonstrate its next-generation ultra-wide curved displays at CES early next month. LG’s UltraGear 38GL950G will be one of the industry’s first 38-inch...

32 by Anton Shilov on 12/20/2018

IO Data Launches GigaCrysta 24-inch 1080p Monitors at 240 Hz with HDR10 Support

IO Data, a Japanese display vendor, has quietly started to sell gaming monitors featuring a sub-1 ms response time. The GigaCrysta family of displays are currently available only in...

5 by Anton Shilov on 12/20/2018

LG Launches 32QK500-W QHD Display: IPS and Freesync for $300

LG has introduced its new entry-level display designed for the mainstream market but supports a number of premium features such as AMD’s FreeSync dynamic refresh rate tech. The 32QK500-W...

26 by Anton Shilov on 12/14/2018

IO Data Announces M4K651XDB: A 4K 64.5-Inch Display with HDR10

As the world’s largest display suppliers are primarily focusing on popular sizes of LCDs, such as 27 or 32 inches, the smaller players tend to address and fulfil the...

15 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2018

Sales of High Refresh Gaming Displays Skyrocketing, Curved Gaming LCDs Prevail

The number of news stories about gaming displays that we post has increased significantly in the past couple of years. Established suppliers have broadened their lineups of gaming LCDs...

75 by Anton Shilov on 12/7/2018

ASUS Lists ROG Strix XG32VQR Curved FreeSync 2 Display with RGB

ASUS has quietly added its first AMD FreeSync 2-supporting monitor to its lineup. The ROG Strix XG32VQR is a large curved display boasting with a 144 Hz maximum refresh...

21 by Anton Shilov on 11/30/2018

Iiyama Launches G-Master GB2760QSU Display: WQHD at 144 Hz

Iiyama is a brand that is tightly associated with monitors for creative professionals and prosumers looking primarily for accurate colors, factory calibration and other features necessary for their work...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2018

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

NEC Launches Narrow Bezel MultiSync EA271U Display: 4K & USB-C Charging

NEC has released a new 27-inch performance mainstream monitor aimed at business and enterprise customers that are after a 4K display with modern USB Type-C connectivity. The MultiSync EA271U...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/28/2018

Acer Unveils KG1 Displays with Sub-1ms Response Time

Acer Japan has introduced a lineup of gaming displays featuring a response time below 1 ms. The Acer KG1 family includes seven models featuring a 23.6, 24,5 and 27-inch...

12 by Anton Shilov on 11/21/2018

HP Unveils EliteDisplay E243d Docking Display with Webcam, GbE, & 65W Power Delivery

HP has released its first office display that can serve as a docking station for laptops equipped with a USB Type-C port. The EliteDisplay E243d has an integrated pop-up...

12 by Anton Shilov on 10/23/2018

Dell U4919DW Curved Display Unveiled: 49 Inches, 5120x1440

Dell has introduced its ultra-wide display featuring a 49-inch diagonal. The large monitor with a 32:9 aspect ratio is aimed primarily at business clients who currently use two 24...

20 by Anton Shilov on 10/15/2018

Samsung Starts to Take Pre-Orders on 85-Inch Q900 8K UHDTV

Samsung this month has started to take pre-orders on its first commercial 8K UHDTV, the Q900, which sports a 7680×4320 resolution. Besides the sheer number of pixels that the...

19 by Anton Shilov on 10/8/2018

The Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ G-SYNC HDR Monitor Review: Gaming With All The Bells and Whistles

Delayed past its original late 2017 timeframe, let alone the other shipping dates, NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology finally arrived over the last couple months courtesy of Asus’ ROG Swift...

89 by Nate Oh on 10/2/2018

LG Unveils 32UK550: 31.5 Inch 4K Display with DCI-P3, HDR10, & FreeSync for $500

LG has introduced a new 31.5-inch monitor aimed at the midrange market. Dubbed the 32UK550-B, it's an Ultra-HD display that supports HDR10, covers 95% of the DCI-P3 color space...

29 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2018

Acer XZ1-Series Curved Gaming Displays: WQHD, 144 Hz, FreeSync, HDR10

Acer has quietly introduced two new curved gaming monitors that offer premium gaming features such as 144 Hz FreeSync and HDR10 support for relatively affordable prices. Acer’s XZ1-series LCDs...

11 by Anton Shilov on 9/24/2018

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

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