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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Asus and NVIDIA Developing the ROG Swift 360Hz with 24.5″ 1080p Panel and 360Hz Refresh Rate

To help the most elite gamers in the world take advantage of the incredible frame rates available from today’s highest-end gaming PCs, NVIDIA and ROG are developing the world’s first 360Hz eSports display technology, which is being previewed at CES 2020. The first monitor to use this technology is called (for now) the ROG Swift 360Hz, and its unparalleled refresh rate is right there in the name.  It’s a 24.5″ monitor with 1920 x 1080 resolution and NVIDIA G-sync.

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Asus ROG Swift PG32UQX with 32″ IPS Panel, 4K Resolution, 144Hz, G-sync Ultimate and HDR 1400

Asus have already previously announced back in September 2019 their ProArt PA32UCG display which although aimed at professional users and colour critical work (as with the rest of their ProArt range), featured an impressive spec that was bound to also interest gamers. That model had a 32″ IPS panel with 4K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, adaptive-sync, a 1,152 zone Mini LED backlight and VESA DisplayHDR 1400 certification.

Asus have now announced for this year’s CES event a specific gaming equivalent in their popular ROG Swift series – the ROG Swift PG32UQX. This offers the same 32″ IPS panel with 4K 3840 x 2160 resolution, and a slightly boosted refresh rate of 144Hz. It also features a Native G-sync hardware module with G-sync Ultimate certification.

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