Five Best Monitors for Gaming


Mar 13th, 2015

Monitor has a great role in making gaming interactive. We all want to use up to date technologies. But the people who are crazy about playing games are even crazier about the accessories for gaming. This is because of the reason that while playing games it is very much important to see clearly from where the bullet or arrow is coming. In order to watch everything clearly, there must be a best monitor to display all the details of the game. A high resolution monitor can reveal object clearly and enable the players of the game to decide about anything instantly. In a display device, size of display and resolution of display are two chief concerns. Some people like to have bigger screens of monitor. But bigger screens are difficult to focus on. Due to this reason, most of the people like monitors of 24 inches to 30 inches.

People who like playing games on computers pay too much attention to resolution. This is why full HD (1,920 x 1,080 resolution) is common in gaming monitors but monitors having even high resolution have been introduced by companies for the people who do not compromise on display. So Quad HD and WQHD, with 2,560-by-1,440 pixels, and 4K or Ultra High-Definition (UHD) with 3,840-by-2,160 resolution have been introduced. Higher the resolution of the monitor, sharper is the detail. High resolution display requires compatible graphic cards accordingly. On the other hand, high resolution monitors are expensive too. They may not support your graphic card as well. Following are the top five gaming monitors.

  1. AOC i2757fh ($284.99, Amazon)

IPS (in plane switching) monitors are gaining popularity in the recent years. This monitor is the latest player in IPS. This monitor is 27 inch in size and comes with benefits of IPS technology such as deeply saturated colors, good grayscale reproduction, and wide viewing angles. It offers two HDMI ports thereby enabling you to connect to multiple HD sources and avoids swapping cables again and again.  It is not expensive and you can buy it in less than $300 and it is best monitor to buy. You may consider some accessories to buy with it, like, USB hub or a height adjustable stand.


  1. BenQ XL2720T ($499.00, MSRP) 

BenQ is famous for making customer’s need focused monitors. Its size is not very big. It is just 24 inch which can make you think it is small sized. But it is just fine in size. It is famous for its good performance and robust feature set. This new model of BenQ XL2720T comes up with almost all old features set but this time they have introduced 27 inch screen. It is expensive than old models and needs deep pockets to buy. But the people who do not compromise on quality still buy this product.


  1. BenQ XL2720Z ($449.99, Amazon)

This is another famous monitor from BenQ. Its price ranges from $529 to $450 depending upon the deal you are opting. With the help of fast pixel response it makes you take a decision about game immediately. It makes you feel comfortable while playing games. It helps you maintain your focus on the screen and objects of interest. In this model BanQ has added an important feature. This feature is motion-blur reduction feature. It comes with ZeroFlicker technology coupled with a 144Hz refresh rate. The performance of grey scale is fine but not very good. Same is the case with color accuracy. Color shifts can also be observed by observing from different angles. I/O ports are fine, and can be altered as per individual needs. This monitor is best for you if you play fast games and want to maintain your flow consistently throughout the course of a game.

  1. Acer B276HUL ($519.99, Amazon)

2,560-by-1,440 pixels resolution is maximum resolution of a Quad HD monitor. This resolution is in-between Full HD (1,920 x 1080) and Ultra HD (3,840 x 2,160). Due to its precise color accuracy and intricate image detail, this kind of monitors is generally used by graphic designers. But plenty of gaming enthusiasts also like to buy these monitors for their ‘gaming cause’. The price of this monitor is moderate but it is good for the people with low budgets because it comes with good performance and loaded with additional features. Its grey scale result is not as good as its expensive counterparts.

  1. Asus PQ321 ($1,407.99, Amazon)

It would not be wrong to attribute this monitor the display of the future. It is the first ever 4k monitor in the PC world. And world’s first consumer 4k monitor, Asus says. It is an expensive monitor with resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 and a humongous 31.5-inch IGZO (Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide) panel. It is best for photo and video editors, gamers, and others who are crazy about high resolution. The monitors of this high resolution are called Ultra HD monitor and have four times better resolution than that of 1,920-by-1,080 monitor. Three digital inputs, a flexible stand, built-in speakers, and 10-bit color are some additional features of this monitor. It is one of the most expensive monitors. It is even more expensive than Full HD big screen HDTVs.

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