Forum discussion tagged with GAMING MONITOR.
  1. K

    Question Weird looking air gap beneath the monitor screen

    I recently sent my monitor (AOC 24G2SP) for dead pixel repairing, and when I got it back, I notice that there seems to be a thin layer of air beneath the screen. It is quite visible when I look at the screen from the side (viewed from <90 degree). Is this normal?
  2. mossi

    Question Philips Momentum 3000 or iiyama G-MASTER Red Eagle GB2470HSU-B1 (both are IPS Full HD 165Hz 24'') ?

    Looking to buy a replacement for my son's monitor that broke. He usually plays Fortnite, Rocket League stuff like that gaming at 1080p and was looking to get something different now that his Acer 75hz IPS screen broke. I'm between those 2 at the moment. I'm open to all ideas or recommendations...

    Question What's some the best monitors for picture with some gaming features also

    OK so my next monitor I want to have a pretty high refresh rate as well as low input lag but I play alot of mmos and stratagy games so would seem to me that getting a monitor with the best picture would be more important than refresh rates and response times although I want that to be be...
  4. N

    Question Which high end gaming monitor to get this year?

    Alright so currently i have a 27 inch 4k 144hz hdr monitor from LG and i use a 3090 to power it. I love the resolution at this size and everything looks so crisp/sharp. Even with a 3090, AAA games at max settings will most likely get 100 or less frames depending on the title but they are...
  5. Baraa_Al Turk

    [SOLVED] ViewSonic or AOC?

    Hello, I'm going to a buy a new gaming monitor soon, and after a lot of researches on buying a 1080p/ 24 Inch/ 144Hz/ IPS monitor, I came up with these 2 monitors: AOC Monitor and ViewSonic Monitor ( Both monitors feature: 24 Inch 144Hz IPS 1 ms Built-In Speakers And lastly, they...
  6. TerraCorbix12345

    Question Should I return this MSI Optix G273 with a dead pixel on it?

    I purchased an MSI Optix G273 from Costco about a month ago and while it's been doing great so far, I noticed that there was a dead pixel near the upper left-hand corner of the screen (in pics provided). For now, it looks like there's only one dead pixel on the monitor, although there could be...
  7. N

    [SOLVED] Trying to switch from 60hz to 144hz

    Hey so I've recently bought a new monitor and I've been trying to set it to 144hz, but the most I can go to is 60hz. I've tried updating everything like my drivers and my OS but it's still stuck at 60. Cant seem to find...
  8. MusiB

    [SOLVED] Which monitor to choose? LG 27GP850 or Samsung Odyssey G7?

    I want to buy a new monitor for better gaming experience as I'm just using a 4k/60hz monitor, which is not enjoyable for first person shooter games. I did a little bit of research and came to the conclusion that I want to buy either the LG 27GP850 (Nano IPS - 180hz) or the Samsung Odyssey G7...
  9. M

    [SOLVED] 1080p gaming with 144hz monitor?

    Hey everyone, this might be a stupid question but I'm really confused about this specific thing. Would appreciate if anyone could clear this out for me! I bought a 24" monitor, (ViewSonic VX2458-P-MHD, Full HD, 1ms, 144hz). I'm building a PC with i5-10500 and GTX 1650. I'm looking to play AAA...
  10. Wasabak

    Question Main monitor shows no signal after startup, second works fine

    Yesterday it worked perfectly fine, but after booting pc today, it showed no signal. I tried switching cables on monitors and also on gpu, same result, and I also tried pluging in DVI Dual link instead of display port, still no result (tried switching input on monitor). I also tried fresh...
  11. rus4u

    [SOLVED] I need a 4k gaming monitor, how do I choose a good one?

    Hi All, I want to get a 4k gaming monitor 27"-28"to play latest games on high/ultra settings on my PC and PS5( when it will be possible to get one). I have AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB which I will be upgrading to RTX 3060 TI 8GB / RTX 3070 8GB / RX 6800 XT 16GB / RTX 3080 10GB just cannot...
  12. E

    [SOLVED] In need of advice regarding the switch from a 60hz monitor to a 144hz+ one

    Hello dear expert people, I am looking for tips regarding gaming monitors. I currently own an old 1080p, 60hz, 23.5'' IPS Viewsonic which I might swap with a more modern one in order to try to pull the maximum value out of my new RTX 3060 ti. If you're willing to, would you mind suggesting me a...
  13. NoobPt

    [SOLVED] Laptop without displayport port and only 120Hz

    Hello. I recently just bought a new gaming Monitor 'ASUS VG248QG (24'' - 165Hz - 0.5 ms - G-Sync)', and I think it's pretty good. However, I'm actually not very well informed on this specific area, and I still bought it even though my laptop doesn't have a DisplayPort entry, only HDMI. So I...
  14. pxel

    Question Issues With ASUS Gaming Monitor

    I have recently purchased an ASUS TUF Gaming VG24VQ monitor from Newegg. It's my first 144hz monitor, and the high refresh rate is great, but I am having some issues. When I scroll down text, it looks like the text goes bold quickly before looking normal again, like smearing (This happens in...
  15. F

    [SOLVED] HELP! Curved 165Hz 27" gaming monitors

    Hello, I was hoping some of the smart people of Tom's Hardware could help me choose/find the differences between these 2 curved monitors. MSI Optix 27" FHD 165Hz 4ms GTG Curved VA LCD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (MAG270CR)...
  16. G

    Question 1920x1080 konitor

    Hey all was planning to get the Msi Optix 24inch 1920x1080 144hz, was wondering if anyone has any experience with it or is there any others out there that are better and around the same budget £180 to £200. Thanks
  17. A

    [SOLVED] AOC C24G1 or Viewsonic Vx2458 or Phillips 242m8

    i Want to upgrade my old monitor to a newer one, i want both gaming and editing monitor and my option are - AOC C24G1 -Viewsonic VX2458 c-mhd -Phillips 242m8 those monitor are all 144hz and priced nearly same in my country and i heard that philips eventhought has wide color gamut coverage...
  18. M

    Question what display should i buy?

    Hey everyone! I do editing and a lit bit gaming tho, so here's ma question: what monitor should i buy? I need this options FHD not 4K " i don't have a lot of money" its better the size would be between 22" or 24" standard screen" i mean not wide or something like this" shows color for real "so...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] Gaming monitor

    Hey there. I have upgraded my system for gaming. Likely motherboard. Graphic card : gtx 1070 RAM : DDR4 Processor : Intel i5 7400 When i play games i feel like tearing in it due to I don't have gaming monitor. My monitor model is syncmaster S22B370 . Now I'm willing to purchase new monitor...
  20. KForce

    [SOLVED] Advice Needed ASAP: Best 144hz Budget Monitor?

    Hey, I'm currently looking for a 144hz monitor (with freesync as well) for the best price (in CAD) I can get it at. I don't mind the response time as long as its under 5ms. So far I've looked through lots of monitors and found some decent ones, but some of them have reviews saying that there are...
  21. jam500


    I am looking for a 1440p 144hz second monitor (will be the main display) and trying to decide between the ASUS TUF VG27AQ(IPS) vs VG27WQ(Curved VA). My current display is the ASUS VG248QE (1080p 144hz TN-panel) so I'm wanting either a VA or an IPS panel for my second one. In my country the AQ is...
  22. saintequila

    [SOLVED] No displayport connection after nvidia installation

    Hi, I have the Asus VP249QR gaming monitor. and somehow the DP connection isnt working. Removed old drivers using DDU while on DP (working) but when it gets back to normal bootup and Nvidia drivers are automatically detected, DP wont be detected anymore. I tried the power cycling test for...

    Question 144hz questions

    I'm searching for a main monitor 144hz 24-26" up to 200$ preferably TN panel because I read they have the fastest response time. I also read that nvidia made their cards compatible with freesync last year so I'd like the monitor to have that as well( I have a 1060 6gb strix overclocked) I'm on...
  24. L

    [SOLVED] Advice on Good Gaming Monitor!

    Dear Tom's Hardware Community, I have been looking to get a new monitor for gaming PC as the one I have now I would like to use as my second monitor. Do you maybe have any suggestions? Here are a few things of my preference for a monitor: flat monitor screen (so not curved) ability to...
  25. mr.obayed

    Question ASUS TUF VG249Q OR Benq Zowie XL2411P OR Asus VG258Q

    Hello good people, I wanted to buy 240hz monitor but I changed my mind and now want to buy 144hz. In here I found 3 monitor which is in my budget. Will play PUBG, PUBG LITE, APEX LEGEND and other FPS game. please help me to choose one monitor. The asus tuf has IPS panel with 1ms MPRT where...
  26. evyosh

    Question Help Me Pick a Gaming Monitor

    Hey, guys help me decide which one is better? Asus VG278QR Asus VG279Q Asus VG279QM TUF Gaming ASUS ROG STRIX XG258Q tell me why you picked the monitor So I also can understand your thought process. Please
  27. S

    Question Is this Full Hd 144HZ IPS monitor worth it?

    So i love playing cs go and i am ok with it, after i upgraded my monitor from 60hz to 75hz i saw a great difference, now i wonder how good 144hz will be compared to 75hz. Right now i have this monitor its a full hd 22inches 75hz IPS...
  28. G

    Question Monitor suggestions?

    Hello guys. I am looking to buy a monitor for my new pc. The specifications that I want are: At least 24 inches a good screen with nice colours (not for professional use, just esthetics) 144hz refresh rate (or at least 75hz or 60 if the screen and colours are really good) I plan on using the...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] Best 27" 1440p 144hz Monitors Today? Under €500

    Hi, Christmas is nearly here..!!! Most of us probably can't decide of which monitor to get, seems I am the one of you. Question is.. What is currently best priced 27" Monitor could i get? It should be 1440p @ 144hz. Has to be under €500 Monitors seems to be soo pricey.. Should I wait for the...
  30. J

    [SOLVED] My new LG34GL750-B 144Hz Gaming monitor is juddering.

    I used to game on a LG 29' 29UM67-P 60Hz and have a very good experience, always played games at 60 FPS with the in game V-Sync option on, and the gameplay was really smooth. I bought a new LG34GL750-B 144Hz monitor and i am now using it along with my old one (LG 29' 29UM67-P 60Hz) in a...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Which is Better 144hz 4ms or 75hz 1ms

    Since Black Friday is coming, I was willing to buy a Gaming monitor for my pc. I have an RX 570 8Gb and I was wondering which monitor would be a good fit for that gpu. That's why I need to know the differences of 144hz 4ms vs 75hz 1ms. Any help is much appreciated!
  32. L

    [SOLVED] Which Monitor Should I Get For 1440p 144hz

    Hello Everyone I'm going to build a new gaming PC with MSI GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GAMING X TRIO and I was wondering which monitor should I buy. I'm looking for a 27" 1440p 144hz g-sync monitor and my budget is around $600 - $800. I was planning on buying the ASUS ROG SWIFT PG279Q but I...
  33. jarmojuhani

    [SOLVED] Displayport 1.2 to 1.4 supports 144hz?

    Hey! I just got MSI RTX 2060 Super Ventus OC on my PC and noticed my old monitor only supports 144hz through DVI-DL and the 2060 only has HDMI and Displayport 1.4 slots. I am planning to buy this monitor: ASUS VG278Q 27” 144hz 1ms monitor. The monitor has DVI and Displayport 1.2 slots. My...
  34. shaikyahiya

    [SOLVED] Will a high refresh rate cause screen tearing too?

    My PC: Processor: Intel Core i3 6098p 3.6 Ghz RAM: 8GB DDR4 GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Monitor: 19 inch, 60 Hz I want to upgrade my monitor to 24 inch, 144 Hz, 1ms. On my current monitor, I had noticed screen tearing in FIFA on which I was able to get 100 FPS. The tearing went away after I...
  35. V

    [SOLVED] Will the 2070super be able to run freesync on a AOC-G2590PX?

    I'm going to buy this monitor , AOC G2590PX, 24,5" / 1080p / 1ms / 1444hz /HDMI, VGA, DP / VESA / Freesync. I'm also going to buy a RTX 2070super and my question is if it will support the Freesync function that comes with the screen? This article states that it will be the case but can...
  36. K

    [SOLVED] 1440p - 70 hz IPS vs 144hz VA

    Hi Guys, I'm not well versed in the monitor world and I'm struggling to pick between the below two monitors. They're both 1440p 27" displays, however both have their differences -...
  37. P

    [SOLVED] Which monitor has the best colours out of the box? The Asus VG248QG or the Acer XF240H?

    Hey everyone. Which of those two monitors has the best colours out of the box? Also can you recommend some good settings for both? I haven't got any of those monitors, I'm just asking because I'm planning to buy one of them but can't decide which one. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in...
  38. P

    [SOLVED] Best G-Sync compatible monitor with 260 euros?

    Hello everyone. I'm looking to buy a g-sync compatible monitor. My budget is around 200-260 euros(not more than that). I need the monitor to have 1080p resolution, 144hz and 1ms response time. Can someone recommend the best one with my budget? Thanks in advance.
  39. Y.AYMAN

    Question I Have Weird Border Backlight Bleed Should I Return It?

    So i’ve just bought a Samsung C27FG73 which i really liked because of the vibrant colors of the quantum dot technology and something weird is with my monitor. The backlight bleed seems to be only at the borders of the monitor, I have attached an image for you guys to see. What is actually...
  40. P

    [SOLVED] Is the AOC C27G1 g sync compatible?

    Hello guys. So is this monitor g sync compatible. It doesn't appear in nvidia's website list but I was wondering if someone has tested it. Does it work? Thanks in advance.