Acer Predator X38 P with 37.5″ Ultrawide Panel, 175Hz Refresh Rate and G-sync

Appearing on a leading Taiwanese retail store today is a new and exciting model from Acer. The Predator X38 P is a massive curved 37.5″ ultrawide screen which looks like it will offer basically the same spec and features as the long-anticipated (and still not properly available) LG 38GL950G. The X38 P features a 24:10 aspect ratio Nano IPS technology panel with a 3840 x 1600 resolution, as well as support for refresh rates up to 175Hz.

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AOC AGON AG493UCX with 49″ Ultrawide VA Panel, 5120 x 1440 and 120Hz Refresh Rate

AOC have released a new gaming monitor in their popular AGON series. The AG493UCX is a massive curved (1800R) 49″ ultrawide screen with a 5120 x 1440 resolution, the same as two 27″ 2560 x 1440 monitors joined side by side. The screen uses a VA technology panel and boasts a 1ms MPRT spec, 120Hz refresh rate and adaptive-sync support for VRR from both AMD and NVIDIA systems.

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AOC AGON AG323QCXE Gaming Display with 31.5″ VA Panel and 144Hz Refresh Rate

AOC have released the spec for a new model in their AGON gaming series. The AG323QCXE is 31.5″ in size and features a curved (1500R) VA technology panel, 1ms MPRT spec and 144Hz refresh rate. This is supported by adaptive-sync, making variable refresh rates available from both AMD and NVIDIA systems.

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Interesting Market Analysis Shows Trends for Gaming Monitors

Some interesting market analysis has been completed recently by new tech site levvvel.com in relation to the gaming monitor market. They looked at a total of 276 current/coming soon gaming monitors with a refresh rate of 144Hz or more to understand some of the trends and patterns in this space.

We have provided a summary of some of the key call-outs and interesting notes from that analysis below, but would encourage you to read the full article for more information.

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NVIDIA Open Up Support for Adaptive-sync/FreeSync for Future Native G-sync Module Screens

In the last year we’ve seen a distinct change to NVIDIA’s approach to variable refresh rates (VRR) and their ‘G-sync’ technology. Historically there was a clear demarcation between the competing NVIDIA G-sync and AMD FreeSync options. If you had an NVIDIA graphics and wanted to use G-sync VRR then you also needed a display featuring the added G-sync hardware module chip. If you had an AMD graphics card and wanted to use their alternative ‘FreeSync’ technology for VRR, you needed a screen which supported the VESA adaptive-sync standard. You could not mix and match the two options – so you could not use NVIDIA G-sync on an adaptive-sync display, and you could not use FreeSync from a Native G-sync display. This is all changing …

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Acer XV340CKP with 34″ Flat Ultrawide IPS Panel and 144Hz Refresh Rate

Acer have recently released a new 34″ sized screen in some regions, their XV340CKP. This is a somewhat unusual screen option as it has a 34″ ultrawide panel, but has a flat format instead of curved. It features a 3440 x 1440 resolution IPS technology panel and a native 144Hz refresh rate as well. This is supported by adaptive-sync for VRR support from both NVIDIA and AMD systems.

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Acer VG252QX with 24.5″ IPS Panel and 240Hz Refresh Rate

Acer have released details of another new gaming screen in their lineup. This one looks very similar to the already announced XV253QX but with a more basic stand. The new model is the VG252QX and will feature a 24.5″ sized IPS technology panel with a native 240Hz refresh rate. This is supported by adaptive-sync for VRR from both AMD and NVIDIA systems.

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Nixeus NX-EDG34 with 34″ Ultrawide VA Panel and 144Hz Refresh Rate

Nixeus have just launched a new model in their lineup of gaming monitors. The NX-EDG34 is 34″ in size and has a curved ultrawide panel with 3440 x 1440 resolution. It uses a VA technology panel and offers a 144Hz refresh rate and support for adaptive sync VRR. It is available in two flavours, the normal EDG34 which has a height adjustable stand, and the EDG34S with a more basic tilt-only stand

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NEC MultiSync PA311D for Professional Usage with 4K and Wide Colour Gamut

NEC have just release a new monitor in their MultiSync lineup, aimed at professional uses and colour critical work. The PA311D is 31.1″ in size and features a 4096 x 2160 resolution IPS technology panel. It has a range of specs and features geared at colour accuracy and high end usage.

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