Review: The 24" AOC i2473Pwy with Onkyo SpeakersValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 25/08/14 14:20
Screens' built-in speakers often spark complaints from users; lacking power or fidelity, they generally offer mediocre sound quality and are merely there to bulk out the monitor's spec sheet. This is exactly the problem that AOC is...
LG Announces a 34" 21:9 Monitor with Curved Screen: the 34UC97Valentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 20/08/14 15:00
The 34UM95 may already have been an excellent work monitor with its 34" screen and 21:9 aspect ratio, but that hasn't stopped LG from working on it to produce a...
Review: Asus RoG Swift PG278Q, a 27" QHD Gaming Monitor with Narrow BezelValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 18/08/14 09:10
We've been talking about G-SYNC since the end of 2013. It was both announced and unveiled in October, details being given on an Asus monitor specially modified for the occasion. Since then, the Nvidia technology has been...
Review: LG 34UM95 Monitor, 21:9 Format and Great ResolutionValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 11/08/14 14:11
The 21:9 aspect ratio is a great way of getting enough desktop space without having to go down the dual monitor route. Not only that, but it's also perfect for watching any CinemaScope format films, even if...
Review: BenQ EW2740L—27" VA MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 04/08/14 09:05
BenQ seems to be pushing VA technology with its latest monitors, from the recent and very well-designed BL3200PT, leading the way, to the already-quite-old BL2410PT. It has to be said, with a contrast ratio greater than that of...
Review: Acer B276HUL—a QHD Monitor with Adjustable StandValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 28/07/14 14:17
Following the well-made K272HUL, Acer has sent us another monitor to put through its paces, this time with a QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display: the B276HUL. With a better-designed stand and increased connectivity, the B276HUL seems...
AOC Announces 34" 21:9 Monitor: u3477PquValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 28/07/14 09:54
After a recent fetish for 29-inch 21:9 monitors (such as the Acer B296CL and Philips Brilliance 298P4QJEB), brands seem to think it's time to take things up a notch. LG...
ViewSonic Announces £430 Ultra HD Monitor: VX2880mlValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 22/07/14 10:17
While AOC has been hitting hard with the £500 U2868PQU 28-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) monitor, ViewSonic announced last week it would be hitting even harder with a...
Review: The Brilliance 272G5DJEB—a 27" Gaming Monitor from PhilipsValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 21/07/14 14:12
Philips seems to have found a winning formula. Following a successful 24" model, the Brilliance 242G5DJEB, they've now released an equally convincing 27" model, the Brilliance 272G5DJEB. The latter seems to have inherited its predecessor's every feature:...
Acer Enters the 4K Game with the £410 CB280HKValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 21/07/14 11:54
Last week Acer announced the CB280HK, a new 4K monitor with not a particularly surprising panel inside, but a couple extra features that give it a competitive edge. Beyond the...
Review: BenQ BL2410PT 24" Full HD Monitor for Photos and MoviesValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 14/07/14 09:10
In spite of the arrival of Ultra HD resolution (3820 x 2160 pixels) and the now widespread use of QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels), monitors with a screen size of up to 24" can easily make do...
Review: AOC U2868PQU 28" Ultra HD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 07/07/14 09:11
Hot on the heels of the Asus PB287Q, we've got our hands on the AOC U2868PQU, another 28" Ultra HD monitor. Like the Asus model, this display uses a matte-finish TN screen with 3840 x 2160-pixel resolution....
Review: Dell UltraSharp UZ2715H Multimedia MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 30/06/14 11:30
Dell has added a new line of multimedia monitors to its UltraSharp range, with hardware for video conferencing and online chat. Among them is the 27" UZ2715H, which features an omnidirectional dual digital microphone for stereo sound,...
Pick of the Best Monitors, Summer 2014Valentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 29/06/14 12:42
We've updated our monitor buyer's guide with a fresh pick of favourite computer displays for summer 2014. With so many great monitors tested lately, it was high time we updated...
Iiyama Outs New 28" Ultra HD Monitor: the B2888UHSUValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 24/06/14 10:47
We only just got done reviewing the Asus PB287Q, and now Iiyama has announced its own 28" Ultra HD/4K monitor: the B2888UHSU. They say there's nothing new under the sun...
Review: BenQ BL3200PT 32" AMVA MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 23/06/14 09:08
While Ultra HD resolution seems to be the latest thing in the monitor market with the likes of the 28" Asus PB287Q blazing the trail, BenQ is trying out an interesting alternative with the BL3200PT, a 32" matte...
Eizo Foris FS2434: A Different Kind Of Gaming MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 19/06/14 09:09
Gaming monitors usually come in the form of TN displays loaded with all kinds of technical wizardry to minimise motion blur. Eizo, however, has decided to go against the grain...
Review: Asus PB287Q 28" Ultra HD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 16/06/14 09:10
And so they're finally here, the much-hyped 28" Ultra HD (3840 x 2160-pixel) TN monitors announced at CES 2014 and promised at under $800. The first such model to land in our test lab is the Asus...
Review: NEC MultiSync EA244WMi 16:10 Monitor with Top-Quality ColoursValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 09/06/14 11:32
The NEC MultiSync EA244WMi is a 24" display aimed at pro-level users and imaging buffs. It has an IPS screen with an anti-glare finish and boasts 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio. And don't...
Asus Presents ProArt PA328Q Top-of-the-Range Ultra HD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 06/06/14 09:27
Asus has taken to the Computex trade show to unveil a new set of monitors, including a top-of-the-range Ultra HD display. The ProArt PA328Q is a high-end monitor aimed at...
Review: BenQ XL2411Z 24" Full HD Gaming MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 02/06/14 11:23
After reviewing the 27" XL2720Z and the 24" XL2420Z, we've got our hands on a third Z-series gaming monitor from BenQ, the XL2411Z. All in all, it's pretty similar to the XL2420Z, with a matte-finish Full HD...
AOC G2460PG: UK's First Gaming Monitor With Built-In G-SyncValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 26/05/14 14:09
We had gotten used to seeing the G2460PG at various trade shows over the past months, but lately, in the run-up to the monitor's UK release, AOC has kept relatively...
Review: Philips Blade 2 Multimedia Monitor, Now With MiracastValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 26/05/14 11:34
The Philips 239C4QHWAB Blade 2 is designed to replace the 239C4QHSB Blade 2 monitor we reviewed a couple of years ago. With its 23" Full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels), it looks pretty similar to the...
Review: BenQ XL2420Z 24" Gaming MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 19/05/14 09:06
After having reviewed the 27" XL2720Z shortly before its release, we've now got our hands on the 24" XL2420Z. It comes with the same "Blur Reduction" and "Low Blue Light" functions as the XL2720Z, as well as...
Acer Anounces B326HUL 32" WQHD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 15/05/14 09:01
While Ultra HD (3960 x 20160-pixel) monitors were clearly flavour of the month back at Computex 2013, since then, we've seen display-makers out a few more unusual formats of device. One such...
Review: Acer K272HUL 27" WQHD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 12/05/14 09:08
The Acer K272HUL is a 27" WQHD monitor with 2560 x 1440 pixels. It also uses an AHVA screen panel, a variant of IPS technology (don't be fooled by the "VA" in the name!) that's pretty unusual...
Iiyama Updates ProLite GB2488HSU FirmwareValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 07/05/14 15:35
You may remember that we reviewed Iiyama's ProLite GB2488HSU 24" gaming monitor back in April. With decent colour fidelity and speedy response times, we were suitably impressed with this five-star...
Review: HP Envy 23 Full HD IPS MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 05/05/14 11:32
HP's Envy 23 is essentially a 23" version of the 27" Envy 27. As well as its smaller screen size, the Envy 23 boasts an IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display panel with a glossy...
Review: Iiyama ProLite E2483HS-B1 Full HD MonitorValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 28/04/14 11:34
With its 24" matte-finished Full HD screen, the Iiyama ProLite E2483HS-B1 is a pretty standard monitor in today's market for displays under £150. But this is just the kind of monitor that we like to review, as...
Review: Dell UltraSharp U2413 24" Monitor For Graphic DesignValentin Lormeau - LCD Monitors - 21/04/14 11:45
The Dell UltraSharp U2413 is a professional 24" 16:10-format monitor with 1920 x 1200 pixels and a matte IPS screen panel. It also boasts a wide colour gamut for imaging pros, supporting 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space,...
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