Everyone wants to appreciate the full potential of a gaming computer. What is the point of playing the latest shooter on an out of date 19" screen? Here at UK Gaming Computers, we have tested rather alot of monitors out there and have come up with the following recomendations.
When choosing a monitor the main things to check out are the response time, brightness, contrast ratio and the resolution. Since we have hand picked these monitors, they all perform well within what we would call the required grade, so all you have to do is simply pick how big you want it to be!
AOC M2470SWH 23.6" HD HDMI/VGA
ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHD 27" 2K HDMI/DP Curved FreeSync
Designed with an immersive 1500R curved and borderless panel, the ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHD provides a stunning viewing experience. A high 165Hz refresh rate delivers smooth animations with minimal input lag while Adaptive Sync virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering for fluid gaming. With 1ms MPRT response time, the monitor delivers unprecedented screen quality and speed. VX2718-2KPC-MHD is also equipped with ViewSonic’s exclusive ViewMode™ presets, which offer optimised screen performance for different home entertainment applications, such as watching movies, editing, or playing video games. In addition, a DisplayPort and two HDMI inputs offer flexible connectivity for both general use and entertainment.
|Connectivity||HDMI, VGA, DVI, DisplayPort|
AOC U2879VF 28" 4K VGA/DVI/HDMI/DP
Experience the latest advances in viewing technology with the 28-inch AOC U2879VF. Breathtaking 4K resolution produces unbelievably clear picture quality, supported by optimized HDMI 2.0 connectivity. Ultra-fast 1ms response time, 60Hz refresh rates and FreeSync™ combine to provide smooth, stutter-free action for the most exciting games and movies.
|Connectivity||VGA, DVI, DisplayPort 1.2 x 1|
|Special Features||Amd FreeSync|
Acer Nitro VG1 VG271U Pbmiipfx 27" 2K 144Hz HDMI/DP FreeSync
If you're an avid gamer, you'll know how frustrating stuttering and tearing can be. The Acer Nitro VG1 VG271U Pbmiipfx 2K 27" LCD Gaming Monitor features AMD Radeon FreeSync to sync the monitor's frames with the graphic card's frames. The result? Smoother gameplay.
The fast 1 ms response time means you can always stay in control, no matter how frantic the on-screen action gets. This is enhanced further by the 144 Hz refresh rate, so you can fully immerse yourself in the gameplay.
You won't get distrated either f you need to make adjustments mid-game - the Display Widget makes it easy to modify the monitor settings at any time.
You always want your games to look their best. The Nitro VG1 VG271U Pbmiipfx has a 2K display to bring your gaming worlds to life. It looks beautiful from any viewing angle, while the zero-frame design of the monitor itself helps you to stay focused on the action.
|Screen Size||31.5" 1800R curve|
|Connectivity||HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI|
|Special Features||Adjustable stand, VESA with MSI bracket (Sold Sperately), G-Sync & FreeSync|
AOC AGON AG251FZ 24.5" HD DVI/HDMI/DP 240Hz G-Sync/FreeSync
The AOC AGON AG251FZ is a 25" premium gaming monitor that offers intense on-screen action without tearing, stuttering or motion-blur, thanks to a 240 Hz refresh rate, Freesync Premium and a 1 ms response time.
|Connectivity||VGA, DVI, HDMI, DIsplayPort|
|Special Features||240Hz, Freesync Premium, G-Sync, Headset holder|
Asus ROG Strix XG27AQM 27" 2K 270Hz HDMI/DP IPS G-Sync HDR10
The Asus XG27AQM has all the tools in it's arsenal to be your secret weapon on the way to victory. Boasting a 27" fast IPS panel with a rapid 270Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, you'll be so far ahead of the game when it comes to your opponents and leave them in the dust. It's sleek modern design comes packed with ergonomic features so that you can tilt, swivel and adjust the height to perfectly match your setup. This will show you gaming the way it was meant to be played!
|Special Features||G-Sync, IPS|
ViewSonic Gaming VX2758-PC-MH 27" 144Hz HD HDMI Curved FreeSync
The ViewSonic VX2758-PC-mh provides the perfect balance of eye comfort and immersion thanks to its 1800R curvature and 88% NTSC, 120% sRGB colour size.
A 1ms MPRT response time and minimal input lag produce unprecedented speed that reinforces your reaction time in game, while a 144Hz refresh rate combined with AMD FreeSync™ Premium technology deliver a smooth gaming experience free of screen tearing and stuttering.
The VX2758-PC-mh also comes equipped with ViewSonic’s exclusive ViewMode™ presets, which offer optimised screen performance for different home entertainment applications, such as watching movies, editing files, or playing video games.
Two HDMI ports and a VGA input offer flexible connectivity for both general use and entertainment.
|Connectivity||HDMI , DisplayPort|
|Special Features||G-Sync, FreeSync, IPS|
Asus TUF VG35VQ 35" 2K 100Hz HDMI/DP HDR Ultrawide
TUF Gaming VG35VQ is a 35-inch, WQHD(3440x1440), 21:9 curved display with a fast 100Hz refresh rate designed for professional gamers and those seeking immersive gameplay. Those are some serious specs, but not even the most exciting thing the VG35VQ has in store.
Its impressive curved display features 1ms MPRT response time and Adaptive-Sync technology, for extremely fluid gameplay without tearing and stuttering.
The 35-inch WQHD (3440 X 1440) panel of TUF Gaming VG35VQ delivers stunning visuals from all angles with an 1800R curvature that ensures every point is equidistant to your eyes. This contributes to greater viewing comfort — even during extended use —and lets you enjoy a wide viewing angle with less distortion and color shift when gaming and watching movies. It also features Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and Picture-by-Picture (PbP), enabling multiple content sources to enhance productivity.
|Special Features||21:9 Aspect Ratio, G-Sync, RGB LED effects|