MSI Optix MAG251RX eSports Monitor with 24.5″ 1080p IPS Panel and 240Hz Refresh Rate

MSI have recently announced their new eSports monitor, the Optix MAG251RX. This model is 24.5″ in size and features a 240Hz refresh rate IPS panel. It offers a 1920 x 1080 resolution along with a 1ms G2G response time spec and adaptive-sync support for VRR from both NVIDIA and AMD systems. NVIDIA G-sync Compatible is mentioned as well suggesting that the screen will be certified by NVIDIA.

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Dell UP3221Q with 31.5″ 4K Panel and 2000 Zone Mini LED Backlight

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Quietly showcased at this year’s CES event a few weeks ago was a new 31.5″ screen from Dell in their UltraSharp Premium range, the UP3221Q. This screen offers a 3840 x 2160 UltraHD (“4K”) resolution and is aimed at colour critical work and professional users. It offers a built-in colorimeter supported CalMAN calibration and even has a 2000 zone Mini LED backlight for impressive LCD local dimming capabilities.

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Philips 243B9 Office Monitor with 23.8″ IPS Panel and USB type-C Connectivity

Aimed at increasing productivity and simplifying connectivity in the workplace, Philips have launched their new 243B9 display. This is a 23.8″ sized screen with an IPS technology panel, featuring a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It is equipped with a USB type-C connection for single cable connectivity. User comfort and a reduced environmental impact are guaranteed as well, thanks to the adjustable SmartErgoBase, energy-saving PowerSensor and 100% recyclable packaging.

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AOC Launch Q27G2U and CQ27G2U 27″ VA Displays with 144Hz Refresh Rate

AOC have just announced two new 27” gaming displays from its new G2 line-up with QHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels): the Q27G2U and the curved CQ27G2U, the latter of which increases the immersion with an aggressive curvature of 1500R. Both models feature VA technology panels combined with a 144Hz refresh rate, a 1ms MPRT response time and support for adaptive-sync for variable refresh rates from both AMD and NVIDIA systems.

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AMD Announce New Certification Scheme for FreeSync Including New Premium and Premium Pro Levels

At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, AMD have announced their re–branding of their FreeSync adaptive-sync technology in an effort to make it easier for consumers to understand what they are getting. Previously we had FreeSync and FreeSync 2, both designed to deliver variable refresh rates for gaming which were free of tearing, give low flicker and low latency. The later FreeSync 2 scheme carried more stringent certification standards and included support for HDR.

While nothing has changed with the actual technology, screens will now be certified under one of 3 schemes, based on 3 levels of support.

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MSI Optix MEG381CQR with 37.5″ IPS Panel with 144Hz and Integrated HMI technology

MSI have showcased this week at CES 2020 in Las Vegas their new Optix MEG381CQR display. This is a 37.5″ ultrawide screen with 3840 x 1600 resolution, a 2300R curvature and a 24:10 aspect ratio. It also has a 144Hz refresh rate which is supported by adaptive-sync for variable refresh rates from both AMD and NVIDIA systems. There is also VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification on this model with 600 cd/m2 peak brightness.

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MSI Optix MAG342CQR is the World’s First 34″ Ultrawide Monitor with 1000R Curvature

MSI have showcased their new Optix MAG342CQR display at CES 2020 this week in Las Vegas. It’s a new 34″ ultrawide screen with a more aggressive 1000R curvature, for increased immersion and viewing comfort. It is designed to more closely match the “curvature of the human eye” apparently. The screen has a 3440 x 1440 resolution with a 21:9 aspect ratio.

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ViewSonic Elite XG270QC with 27″ Curved VA Panel and 165Hz Refresh Rate Announced

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Not to be confused with their similarly named XG270 (27″ IPS, 1080p with 240Hz and adaptive-sync) and XG270QG models (27″ IPS, 1440p with 165Hz and Native G-sync), ViewSonic have just announced their new Elite XG270QC display at CES 2020. This model has a curved 1500R format unlike the other models and features a 2560 x 1440 resolution VA technology panel and 165Hz refresh rate. The screen is AMD FreeSync 2 certified which means that it will support adaptive-sync for variable refresh rates from NVIDIA systems as well.

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ViewSonic Elite XG550 with 55″ OLED Panel and 120Hz Refresh Rate. Includes New ‘Elite Ally’ Accessory

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We’ve already seen Acer announce their new 55″ CG552K OLED display for CES 2020 and now ViewSonic have announced their equivalent – the Elite XG550. The ViewSonic ELITE XG550 is a 55-inch gaming monitor with native 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) resolution. Featuring a 120Hz OLED panel, it delivers a highly responsive, life-like gaming experience, with a 0.5ms G2G response time. Support for variable refresh rates is not confirmed in the press release but we would expect to see adaptive-sync and HDMI-VRR support included like the competing alternatives.

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Asus ROG Swift PG43UQ with 43.4″ VA Panel, 4K Resolution and 144Hz Using DSC

At CES in Las Vegas Asus have also unveiled their new ROG Swift PG43UQ display. There’s not a massive amount of information at this time but we do know that this will be a 43.4″ sized VA technology panel with 3840 x 2160 resolution. It has a 144Hz refresh rate and uses Display Stream Compression (DSC) to allow for support of 4K @ 144Hz over a single DisplayPort 1.4 connection. There is also adaptive-sync support for variable refresh rates from both NVIDIA and AMD systems, including NVIDIA G-sync Compatible certification.

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