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Updated: 27-06-2017 06:11
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#1
alaScore 100

Philips 275P4VYKEB

Just when you think 4K is enough, 5K makes you think twice

5 expert reviews

#2
alaScore 99

Samsung C34F791

Its 3,440 x 1440 resolution provides ultra-crisp visuals and, coupled with great colour accuracy and a surprising lack of ghosting and motion blur, it’s suitable for not just the photo editor but also the competitive gamer. In short, Samsung has...

4 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#3
alaScore 99

Dell U2417H

Dell's UltraSharp monitors have long been one of the de facto choices for those seeking a stylish and feature-rich display with good image quality – and the Dell UltraSharp U2417H shows just why that reputation is justified.

4 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#4
alaScore 98

Philips BDM3490UC

A bright IPS screen goes a long way with any monitor, and having an extra-wide 21:9 curved form factor makes the Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC a real visual treat when playing games or watching movies. Plus it's reasonable value for money too.

11 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#5
alaScore 98

Asus ROG Swift PG348Q

The latest screen from the Asus Republic of Gamers range is a monster. The PG348Q has a 34in diagonal and a 3,440 x 1,440 resolution, and the vast number of those pixels are stretched around a curved IPS panel. Nvidia G-Sync is present, too, alongside...

12 expert reviews | 53 user reviews

#6
alaScore 98

ViewSonic XG2700-4K

If you’re considering both monitors, you should base your decision on which graphics card you have in your system. If you are currently on an AMD graphics card and plan on staying on team Red, get the ViewSonic XG2700-4K. Either way, you won’t be...

7 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#7
alaScore 97

ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q

Asus has made its fastest refresh rate monitor yet. The PG258Q goes all the way up to 240Hz, making it a potentially great shout for competitive gamers.

6 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#8
alaScore 97

AOC AG271QX

What’s impressive about this monitor is that it’s strong across the board. It’s not only a great gaming screen but also a superb all-rounder, with accurate colours, fantastic build quality and design, plus a wide range of inputs and outputs. That makes...

6 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#9
alaScore 97

ASUS MG248Q

For the money, you can't buy a faster gaming display that offers a 144Hz refresh rate. Some might be turned off by the TN panel, but it still looks darn good in the flesh. You won't be disappointed.

4 expert reviews | 18 user reviews

#10
alaScore 97

Asus PG279Q

The Asus ROG Swift PG279Q is, on paper, the ideal 27-inch gaming monitor. It has an IPS panel, so overall image quality should be superb, plus it can refresh at up to 165Hz and includes G-Sync technology too. Unless you're after a super-high-resolution...

17 expert reviews | 251 user reviews

#11
alaScore 97

ASUS ROG Swift PG248Q

If you own an Nvidia graphics card and you spend more time gaming on your PC than anything else, a 180Hz display with G-Sync is absolutely worth the money. But otherwise, you could choose a larger display, IPS panel technology or a higher resolution...

6 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#12
alaScore 97

AOC AG271QG

Aside from the very minor niggles we've mentioned, the AOC AG271QG is a winner. If you're looking for a display that has all the required technology for fast-paced gaming as well as a great image on the desktop, easily suitable for graphics-heavy...

5 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#13
alaScore 97

ViewSonic XG2703-GS

Slight flaws aside, the ViewSonic XG2703-GS is an excellent monitor. Benchmark tests reveal a few problems but they are easy to fix. And the uniformity issue we observed did not detract from real-world content in the slightest. The gameplay experience...

5 expert reviews

#14
alaScore 96

Eizo Foris FS2735

In essence, FS2735 is a continuation of Eizo’s strategy for gaming monitors. Instead of focusing solely on speed, Eizo aims to combine good picture quality with speed by using quality LCD panels. This time, Eizo has opted to use an IPS panel as opposed...

11 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#15
alaScore 96

Dell U3415W

The curved screen works in a very wide display meant for the desktop. This is an excellent screen from Dell.

18 expert reviews | 156 user reviews

#16
alaScore 96

Acer Predator XB271HU

The Acer Predator XB271HU is one of a new breed of gaming monitors that not only features the high refresh rate you expect of a gaming display but has the great image quality you'd associate with an IPS panel too.

4 expert reviews | 72 user reviews

#17
alaScore 96

Dell UP2715K

The Dell UP2715K is an ultra-high resolution 27-inch monitor that packs in an astonishing 5,120 x 2,880 pixels – that's 5K resolution. It also has 99% AdobeRGB colour coverage, making it perhaps the ultimate professional photographer or videographer's...

15 expert reviews | 35 user reviews

#18
alaScore 96

BenQ SW2700PT

The BenQ SW2700PT is an impressive monitor, with the ability to produce 100% AdobeRGB, and the display is extremely sharp and crisp. The colour, contrast and saturation are all excellent, however, the consistency across the screen does not quite match...

11 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#19
alaScore 96

Acer Predator XB321HK

It is no secret that we thoroughly enjoyed our time with the Acer XB271HK that previously reviewed . Its combination of G-Sync, a gorgeous

5 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#20
alaScore 96

Samsung C27F591

I have a habit of dismissing built-in monitor speakers, as they tend to sound far worse than even a £20 set of desktop models. However, the C27F591FDU’s speakers are a pleasant surprise. They’re only rated at 5W, but have plenty of punch and little...

9 expert reviews | 19 user reviews

#21
alaScore 96

Samsung S34E790C

Several exciting trends have perked up the PC monitor market over the past couple of years. Screens with 4K resolutions have offered unparalleled sharpness, and 21:9 panels provide a widescreen experience that's great for games and movies.

19 expert reviews | 104 user reviews

#22
alaScore 96

HP Envy 27 Display

Checking the colour gamut coverage, sRGB reached 97%, Adobe RGB at 76% and NTSC at a lowly 71%. Brightness consistency was mostly satisfactory except for the right side which was much brighter – up to 16.3% difference at 100% brightness setting....

12 expert reviews | 13 user reviews

#23
alaScore 96

Acer Predator XB281HK

Acer Predator XB281HK has a robust build, easy setting and ergonomic design. Its gameplay is precise and accurate with good response but maintaining a distance of around 4-5 feet of the monitor is cheat for a better output. Predator’s color...

1 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

#24
alaScore 96

Acer Predator X34

This 34-inch, ultra-wide QHD curved monitor offers one of the most immersive gaming experiences outside of wearing a VR headset.

17 expert reviews | 151 user reviews

#25
alaScore 96

Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ

The ROG Swift PG27AQ is a 4K gaming monitor from Asus that supports Nvidia G-Sync up to 60Hz. It's a 27-inch IPS display with a 4ms response time and a 10-bit colour panel. Add on a flexible stand with pivot, tilt and rotate support, with a redesigned...

8 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

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