HP Omen X27 with 2560 x 1440 Resolution TN Film Panel and 240Hz

HP have just announced an interesting new monitor in their lineup, which was also showcased at this year’s Gamescom event. The Omen X27 is a 27″ screen featuring a 2560 x 1440 resolution TN Film panel and a 240Hz native refresh rate. This marks a significant step up in resolution from the wider range of 1080p resolution 240Hz panels that are already available in the market. There is a 1ms G2G response time spec, and support for adaptive-sync (including FreeSync 2 certification).

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Asus ROG Strix XG43VQ with 43″ VA Panel, 120Hz and a Lower Price Point

There doesn’t seem to be much information about this screen online yet, but it was announced at this year’s Gamescom event. It’s a new 43″ sized screen from Asus which is part of their ROG Strix gaming lineup. The XG43VQ will feature a different format to the other 43″ models Asus have announced, this time with a 32:10 aspect ratio and 3840 x 1200 resolution. It uses a VA panel and will support a 120Hz refresh rate and adaptive-sync for support from G-sync and FreeSync systems. The screen is actually FreeSync 2 certified as well.

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Asus TUF Gaming VG35VQ with 35″ Ultrawide 100Hz Panel and ELMB-sync

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Announced at this year’s Gamescom event was the new Asus TUF Gaming VG35VQ. This is a 35″ ultrawide model with a 3440 x 1440 resolution VA panel. It has a 100Hz refresh rate and support for adaptive-sync so you can use it on both NVIDIA G-sync and AMD FreeSync systems. Most interesting of all is the added “ELMB-sync” (Extreme Low Motion Blur-sync) which offers you the ability to use the variable refresh rate at the same time as a strobing blur reduction backlight.

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Asus ROG Strix XG279Q with 165Hz Refresh Rate and Adaptive-sync

Announced at this year’s Gamescom event was the new ROG Strix XG279Q from Asus. The screen is 27″ in size and aimed at gamers, offering a 2ms G2G response time, 165Hz refresh rate and support for adaptive-sync. This allows the screen to be used for variable refresh rates from both NVIDIA G-sync and AMD FreeSync systems.

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Asus ROG Strix XG27UQ with 4K at 144Hz with Display Stream Compression (DSC)

We’ve already seen one display from Asus announced featuring Display Stream Compression (DSC), allowing for the support of high resolutions, at high refresh rates from a single DisplayPort connection, and without the need for chroma sub-sampling. The 43″ XG43UQ was the first to be announced using this alternative compression technology. Asus have also showcased a smaller 27″ model at this year’s Gamescom event, the ROG Strix XG27UQ.

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Dell Alienware AW3420DW Ultrawide Gaming Screen with G-sync and 120Hz

We brought you some early leaked information on this display via our Twitter page in recent weeks, but Dell have now formally announced some details for their new Alienware AW3420DW display at this year’s Gamescom event. The AW3420DW represents an update to the very popular AW3418DW model we reviewed back in Nov 2017. It’s aimed at gamers but has some updated specs and features.

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Dell Alienware AW2720HF Gaming Monitor with 240Hz IPS Panel

Showcased at this year’s Gamescom event was the new Alienware AW2720HF display from Dell, a new 27″ IPS monitor with 1080p resolution. Aimed firmly at gamers, this will be one of the first monitors on the market to offer an IPS panel with native 240Hz refresh rate. We have already seen Acer announce their Predator XV273K as well, so it looks like more 27″ 240Hz IPS options will be appearing in the coming months.

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Asus ROG Swift PG279QR and QE with 165Hz Refresh Rate and G-sync

Asus have recently announced two updates to the very popular PG279Q IPS gaming display, which was one of the original high refresh rate IPS panels released to market. The updates will come in two varieties, the PG279QR and the PG279QE, basically separated by their appearance and added lighting features. Both have refresh rate support for 165Hz and NVIDIA G-sync and continue to be aimed at gaming as part of Asus’ ROG brand.

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Gigabyte Aorus FI27Q Updates the AD27QD, Now With 165Hz Refresh Rate IPS Panel

Gigabyte will soon release an update to their popular Aorus AD27QD display which we reviewed back in April. The new FI27Q has a very similar design and spec, with the main change being an update to the supported refresh rate from 144Hz to 165Hz. It’s very much aimed at gaming again with a good range of extras and options available.

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Dell UP2720Q Info Leaked, with 27″ Ultra HD IPS Panel and Built in Colorimeter

A bit of early information has started to appear about a new screen in Dell’s UltraSharp Premium (UP) range of screens. The UP2720Q looks like it will be the replacement to the current UP2718Q display. An early photo graph has even appeared as shown above courtesy of the Korean regulators. The screen i9s 27″ in size and features a 3840 x 2160 resolution IPS panel. It is aimed at professional users and colour critical work and this model will even have a built in colorimeter according to leaked roadmap information.

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