REVIEW / Acer XB270HU: Enter the Age of IPS Gaming Monitors- LCD Monitors - 18/05/2015 15:51 May 18, 2015
The 27" Acer XB270HU (left) and the 24" Samsung FX2490HD (right). The XB270HU's IPS panel is held in place by a shiny, black plastic chassis. The bezel...
REVIEW / BDM3470UP: Philips' 21:9 Ultra-Widescreen Monitor- LCD Monitors - 11/05/2015 16:16 May 11, 2015
The 34" Philips BDM3470UP (left) and the 24" Samsung FX2490HD (right). Bang on-trend, the BDM3470UP has a very narrow, black plastic bezel. The screen...
REVIEW / Asus PA328Q: This 32" UHD Monitor Offers All-Round Performance- LCD Monitors - 04/05/2015 16:44 May 4, 2015
The 32" UHD Asus PA328Q (left) and the 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (right). There's been an abundance of large screens hitting the market recently,...
Acer Predator XB270HU Monitor: First Impressions- LCD Monitors - 04/05/2015 13:42 May 4, 2015
Is IPS up to the challenge of the gaming sector?
The XB270HU has been available for a few weeks now but almost permanently out of stock. Luckily for us, one of the monitors was smuggled away from the clamouring hands of consumers...
ViewSonic VP2780-4K: a 27" UHD Monitor with IPS Panel- LCD Monitors - 21/04/2015 11:57 April 21, 2015
A screen for graphics and photo editing
We've seen a few 28" UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) monitors arrive on the scene, but now it's the turn of the 27-inchers to benefit from the resolution upgrade. Now with four times as many...
REVIEW / LG 34UC97: 21:9, 34" Monitor with the Slightest of Curves- LCD Monitors - 20/04/2015 10:17 April 20, 2015
The 34" WQHD LG 34UC97 (left) and the 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (right). You'll need to clear some desk space for the 34UC97. With its 34" diagonal,...
REVIEW / BenQ BL3201PT: A UHD Monitor with Good Default Colorimetry- LCD Monitors - 13/04/2015 10:17 April 13, 2015
The 24" Full HD Samsung FX2490HD (left) and the 32" UHD BenQ BL3201PT (right). With its 32" diagonal, the BL3201PT is clearly a big monitor. Its matte...
REVIEW / AOC Q2778VQE: Straight-Up, Unembellished QHD Resolution- LCD Monitors - 30/03/2015 10:19 March 30, 2015
The 24" FHD Samsung FX2490HD (left) and the 27" QHD AOC Q2778VQE (right). The Q2778VQE has a relatively modest build and finish. The chassis, entirely...
LG 29UC97: New 34" Curved TV Monitor- LCD Monitors - 23/03/2015 16:11 March 23, 2015
The Korean manufacturer's popular 21:9
The market has seen an increasing number of 34" monitors with a 21:9 aspect ratio (think the Philips BDM3470UP, or even the 34UC97 from Korean manufacturer LG) arrive on the...
REVIEW / Iiyama X2888HS-B1: 28" and Full HD... An Interesting Choice- LCD Monitors - 23/03/2015 10:24 March 23, 2015
The 28" FHD Iiyama X2888HS (left) and the 24" FHD Iiyama B2483HSU-B1 (right). We apologise in advance for the umpteenth repetition of the Iiyama monitor...
AOC Q2778Vqe: An All-Round Yet Understated 27" QHD TN Monitor?- LCD Monitors - 05/03/2015 13:11 March 5, 2015
A TN display for gaming or productivity in 1440p
AOC has just unveiled a new monitor, and, while its looks won't draw anyone in, it does offer excellent value for money. Not only that, but its characteristics are likely to appeal...
REVIEW / BenQ RL2755HM: A Monitor Specially Designed for Games Consoles- LCD Monitors - 02/03/2015 15:15 March 2, 2015
The Full HD BenQ RL2755MH (left) and the 24" Full HD Iiyama B2483HSU-B1 (right). The RL2755HM won't be winning any design awards: the black plastic...
REVIEW / Iiyama B2483HSU-B1: All-Round Performance from This 24" Full HD Monitor- LCD Monitors - 23/02/2015 15:15 February 23, 2015
The 28" FHD Iiyama X2888HS (left) and the 24" FHD Iiyama B2483HSU-B1 (right). Each new Iiyama monitor is more or less identical to the last: black...
Asus Announces the MX27AQ, a 27" QHD IPS Monitor with Focus on Design- LCD Monitors - 18/02/2015 12:39 February 18, 2015
And audio provided by Bang & Olufsen
Yesterday, Asus unveiled the new Designo MX27AQ, a 27" monitor with QHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels). Particular attention has been paid to the chassis design, and there are a few...
REVIEW / Acer S277HK: Accurate Colours from this Design-Oriented Monitor- LCD Monitors - 16/02/2015 10:15 February 16, 2015
The 27" Acer S277HK (left) and the 24" Iiyama B2483HSU (right). With its extremely thin chassis, ultra-narrow bezel and silver colouring, the S277HK...
REVIEW / Philips BDM4065UC 40" UHD: a Monitor the Size of a TV- LCD Monitors - 02/02/2015 10:05 February 2, 2015
On the left, the 40" Philips BDM4065UC. On the right, the 27" Acer S277HK . With a 40" diagonal (frame included) and weighing in at 9.7 kg/21 lbs,...
27" LG IPS monitor at $180- LCD Monitors - 30/01/2015 16:10 January 30, 2015
"5 maximum per order", says Newegg
Newegg is practically giving away a 27" LG IPS monitor; on sale at $199 and an extra $20 off with the code "EMCAKNX34". This makes a grand total of $180 for a monitor with HDMI...
Microsoft's Surface Hub: an 84" UHD All-in-One- LCD Monitors - 26/01/2015 16:03 January 26, 2015
Touchscreen and Kinect technology for group work
At its conference on Wednesday evening, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Hub; an all-in-one PC fitted with an 84" UHD screen (3840 x 2160 pixels), conceived for brainstorming in...
CES 2015: ROG PG27AQ, a 27" UHD G-SYNC Monitor with IPS Panel- LCD Monitors - 19/01/2015 16:22 January 19, 2015
A very bold move...
Announced at CES, the PG27AQ is a new monitor from the Asus Republic of Gamers range, designed for gamers. This 27-inch G-SYNC model breaks new ground. It...
REVIEW / BenQ XL2420G 24" Monitor: Best of G-SYNC and BenQ Combined- LCD Monitors - 12/01/2015 10:15 January 12, 2015
A few changes wouldn't have gone amiss. The chassis is exactly the same as the XL2420Z, i.e. matte black, not particularly thin and with slightly-rounded...
CES 2015: LG Announces Two Curved High-Res Monitors (34UM67 & 34UC87M)- LCD Monitors - 06/01/2015 13:37 January 6, 2015
One for business, one for pleasure
LG has been giving a lot of talk to its new TVs here at CES, but the company has also been showing off two new monitors that continue in the tradition of last year's 34" 21:9 models....
REVIEW / Philips Brilliance 272G5DYEB, A Good Gaming Monitor with G-SYNC- LCD Monitors - 05/01/2015 10:15 January 5, 2015
G-SYNC monitors have slowly been trickling onto the market for a while now, and as they do, the choice of screen size and resolution is increasing: there's the 24" Full HD G2460PG (1920...
REVIEW / Acer S271HLDbid Monitor, Excellent All-Round Performance- LCD Monitors - 22/12/2014 15:24 December 22, 2014
Although pretty uncommon, MVA panels have a few advantages over IPS, most notably their improved contrast. We recently bought the MVA-equipped Acer S271HLDbid for use in our office...
REVIEW / 24GM77, When LG Turns Its Hand to Gaming Monitors...- LCD Monitors - 08/12/2014 15:16 December 8, 2014
The 24GM77 is a premium gaming monitor from LG. Given the increasing number of monitors occupying this sector, LG might have its work cut out. And how will it compare to the BenQ XL2430T,...
Acer B326HK: the 32" UHD Monitor Enters the Realm of Affordability- LCD Monitors - 02/12/2014 16:19 December 2, 2014
Thanks to an AU Optronics AHVA panel
About a year ago, 32-inch Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 px) monitors came onto the scene with models like the Dell UltraSharp UP3214Q. But there haven't been that many since then, as manufacturers...
AMD FreeSync Coming to Samsung Monitors in March 2015- LCD Monitors - 25/11/2014 10:13 November 25, 2014
Five Ultra HD models already slated
At Future of Compute in Singapore, AMD announced that it has entered into a partnership with Samsung to put its FreeSync technology into Samsung monitors. This is a major, symbolic...
REVIEW / The U28D590D, a 28" UHD Monitor from Samsung- LCD Monitors - 24/11/2014 15:54 November 24, 2014
The Samsung U28D590D was one of the first 28" UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) TN monitors on the market, and we've at last been able to put it through its paces. Better late than never! We'd...
The Best Gaming Monitors for Buyers on a Budget- LCD Monitors - 21/11/2014 12:26 November 21, 2014
Fast screens and good colours
The gaming market has been skyrocketing these past years, but a large part of it has consisted in overpriced, high-end peripherals that are supposed to give you some major advantage...
Philips BDM4065UC, a 40" UHD Monitor with VA Panel- LCD Monitors - 17/11/2014 11:52 November 17, 2014
At last, a monitor that merits UHD resolution?
Philips has big plans. Literally. If you thought that 32" monitors were big, then wait until you see Philips' latest project, the BDM4065UC. With a 40" diagonal, this UHD (3840 x 2160...
REVIEW / LG 27MP55HQ-P, a Basic But Decent 27" Full HD Monitor- LCD Monitors - 17/11/2014 10:37 November 17, 2014
The LG 27MP55HQ-P is as classic a matte 27" Full HD IPS display as they come. But it's also the kind of basic, discreet monitor that, when combined with its reasonable price, gives...
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