Gamers need display quality and high-performance monitors to experience a game the way its supposed to be played. Most gamers preferred TN (Twisted Nematic) panels for their gaming monitors, these monitors offered 1ms response time which was really fast. Now they prefer the In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitors for a better tradeoff in terms of speed, viewing angles and color accuracy. The IPS monitors are designed to increase the display limit of TN monitors from 6bit. IPS monitors start at 8bit color display up to 10 bits in some monitors.

The viewing angles of IPS monitors reach up to 170 degrees and is better than any other type of monitors. Viewing angles in these monitors increase with the size of the monitor. IPS monitors are great if you’re viewing the game up close because it can improve the edges and angles of the monitor for a sharp viewing experience. Here, the difference is that for monitors with low viewing angles, the edges will appear blurred and this will affect the gaming experience.

The major set back for a IPS monitor for gaming is that they have a slower pixel response time. Compared to other formats of monitors they tend to take more time for the pixels to change from grey to white or black. This can affect viewing experience while displaying motion sequences and cause blurs. But, many brands of IPS panels have been quick to overcome this disadvantage by improving their pixel response time. Some IPS panels have the an IPS tint effect’ over the edges caused by sharp edge display. This has been overcome over the years too.

The best gaming monitor 2019 | lyncconf are all IPS type displays. These gaming monitors come in a wide range of sizes and with various features. Some of the most sought after monitors are listed below, these are like the holy grail of gaming monitors.

1. Acer Predator X27 is considered the best HDR gaming monitor. It is a 27inch IPS type monitor with a 3840 x 2160 resolution, 4ms response time and its refresh rate is 120Hz. These specs are amazing but extremely expensive. This monitor comes with 4K HDR graphics and has vision care technology to ease eye strain during gaming. A major setback for Acer Predator X27 is that it has a low response time for this price.

2. Acer Predator XB321HK is a 4K monitor without the HDR feature. This is a 32 inch IPS type screen with 4ms response time. This G-Sync 4K monitor is a beast in terms of performance and it has vibrant with really good viewing angles. The price is a setback but this is a luxury product, also this needs an Nvidia graphics card to use the G-Sync. The decent frame rates and 4K magic in this big screen are definitely worth the money.

3. BenQ EX3501R is an HDR and ultra-wide monitor which is a rare combination. This has a great screen size of 35inch and the viewing angle is a massive 178. The aspect ratio is 21:9 and the resolution is a bit low at 3440 x 1440. This is one of the best gaming monitor available in the market now because as the company says, it is a aDvideo enjoyment monitor’ which is absolutely is.

4. Samsung CHG90 QLED has a whopping 49-inch screen and has an impressive color reproduction. The

144Hz refresh rate is just smooth to use and the drawbacks would be that it is quite expensive for a 1080p display. The resolution of 3840 x 1080 and HDR definitely gives you the ultimate viewing experience in its behemoth screen.

5. AOC Agon AG352UCG6 Black Edition is just blacker than black itself. You get the most phenomenal colors from this 35-inch monitor. It has a resolution of 3440 x 1440 and it has a refresh rate 120Hz hence it’s worth every penny. This monitor is an ultimate ultra-wide viewing experience.

So while you are shopping for a gaming monitor, look out for its refresh rate and resolution to make sure it is crisp and fast. The G-sync is a great technology to ensure that the game is swift and flowing. The 4K displays are a great way to substitute graphics cards that have an expiry on it. Your PC gaming experience will reach a whole another level by opting to invest in a gaming monitor. Make sure you make the right choice in your budget.

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