AOC AGON AG273FCZE with 27″ Curved VA Panel, 240Hz and 0.5ms MPRT

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AOC are set to release a new model in their AGON gaming series of screens. The AG273FCZE is 27″ in size and features a 1500R curved VA panel with a 240Hz refresh rate and a 0.5ms MPRT spec thanks to its added motion blur reduction backlight. This will be one of the few available 240Hz VA panels on the market, and it still remains to be seen whether this technology can keep up appropriately with the high frame rate demands when it comes to pixel response times and motion clarity.

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Dell Alienware AW2521HF Information Appears Online, 24.5″ Model with 240Hz IPS Panel

2 January 2020 – now updated with more information.

A bit of early information about an interesting new gaming monitor from Dell has appeared online. Listed on AMD’s FreeSync monitor list is a new 24.5″ sized model, the Alienware AW2521HF. This features a 1920 x 1080 resolution IPS technology panel, with support for 240Hz refresh rate.

Dell have already recently released a 27″ IPS display with a 240Hz refresh rate, the AW2720HF. That screen is one of the first 240Hz IPS monitors on the market, and we’ve already reviewed Acer’s competing Nitro XV273 X model which gives us an understanding of how well these new panels can perform and just how fast they are.

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Philips 276C8 with 27″ IPS Panel, Super-Slim Design and USB type-C Connectivity

This screen was originally showcased back in August at IFA. This month Philips announces in more detail the launch of the Philips 276C8 monitor with USB-C. “From its stylish, bezel-free aesthetics, to its USB-C connectivity, to its spectacular picture quality, the Philips 276C8 offers an ideal blend of design and performance.”

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TFTCentral’s November Monthly Round-up

Here’s our monthly roundup for those who perhaps can’t keep up with all the news and information on a regular basis. We will try and provide a round-up of some of the key things going on in the monitor world each month, as well as features and useful stuff we’ve not reported on before. If you want to keep up to date but on a less regular basis, this should be all you need!

If you missed our last round-up piece for September (we missed October due to vacation!), it’s available here. If you’ve spotted anything you think would be of interest that we’ve missed, let us know!

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Asus to Issue Firmware Update to Address ROG Swift PG35VQ Flickering Issue

Some users of the high end Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ and Acer Predator X35 displays have reported issues with flickering in certain situations. Pcmonitors.info described this as “obvious flickering and strong interlace pattern artifacts (thick ‘dancing lines’ with textures breaking up into a heavily interlaced pattern) when certain textures or shades are displayed in some games. “

Asus have now acknowledged the issue and plan to release a firmware update by the end of the year to fix it.

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