1440p and 4K monitors are becoming increasingly mainstream, but gamers on mid-range PCs may find that monitors with high refresh rates and 1080p resolution can be a better choice. Today we’re looking at one monitor that fits that description, the AOC AGON AG272FCX. This monitor has that desirable 144Hz refresh rate, Adaptive Sync and a 1800R curved VA panel. Let’s see how it performs in our full review.Design
The AGON AG272FCX is an attractive monitor in AOC’s normal style, with a shiny metal stand with a tripod base. This ensures the monitor takes up minimal desk space, allowing room for small keyboards and other desk detritus to nestle between the front [...]
AOC are well known for their industrial design and good value-for-money monitors, and both seem well represented by their 35-inch curved gaming monitor, the AG352QCX. This monitor is relatively inexpensive given its size, with a moderate 2560 x 1080 resolution, but still manages to include a high 200Hz refresh rate and a litany of modes and features.
Let’s begin our review with a look at its design.Design
The focal point of the AG352QCX is the MVA panel, which measures 35 inches along the diagonal and reaches a resolution of 2560 x 1080. That’s not the highest pixel density we’ve seen on a monitor of this size, but it does ensure that you [...]
This 1080p gaming monitor from BenQ has it all: a 31.5-inch display with 1800R curvature, a high refresh rate of 144Hz and a VA panel that boasts high contrast, good colour accuracy and decent viewing angles too. It’s not the highest resolution panel in the world, but that makes it a lot easier to hit its high refresh rate. It’s a strong set of specs, but how does it perform in the real world? Let’s put it to the test!Design
The EX3200R is a stylish monitor with medium-size bezels and a noticeably curved display. The curvature provides a more immersive experience, fitting the screen more easily into your peripheral vision, and in turn making it a [...]
Right now, there’s one choice for gamers with high-end PCs to make: do you want a 4K monitor at 60Hz or a 1440p monitor at 144Hz? If it’s the latter, then you should take a look at the XF270HU. As well as hitting that desirable 1440p and 144Hz spec, the XF also comes with an IPS display for better viewing angles and colour accuracy over the usual TN panels. Best of all, it’s available for around £470. Let’s put it to the test.
The BenQ XL2730Z is one of top-rated monitors here at XSReviews, boasting a winning combination of a high refresh rate, an expansive resolution and a plethora of extra features. BenQ just announced its successor, the XL2735Z, and they’re releasing it under the Zowie gaming brand they acquired late last year.
I’ve seen ViewSonic monitors since I’ve been a kid, but I didn’t know that they made gaming monitors until I was asked to take a look at the XG2401. This monitor seems to hit all the boxes for a 24-inch gaming monitor these days: 1080p resolution, 144Hz, and some kind of adaptive sync support (in this case, AMD’s FreeSync). Let’s put it to the test, and see if ViewSonic’s efforts rank against their better-known competition!