AU Optronics Latest Panel Development Plans – May 2019

We have some updates from AU Optronics about their panel development plans which is always interesting to see. Our last update was October 2018. This is AUO as a panel manufacturer, as opposed to any specific monitor/display manufacturer, but it gives an indication of where monitors are likely to go in the future by looking …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Acer Nitro XV273U S and Acer Nitro XV253Q P Gaming Displays Announced

We brought you news about a couple of the most exciting new models from Acer showcased at IFA this year, the 27″ XV273 X and 24.5″ XV253Q X with 1080p 240Hz refresh rate IPS panels, some of the first models to market with this high a refresh rate from IPS panel technology. There were also …

LG.Display Latest Panel Development Plans – June 2019

We have some updates from LG.Display about their panel development plans which is always interesting to see. This is LG.Display as a panel manufacturer, as opposed to LG the monitor/display manufacturer, but it gives an indication of where monitors are likely to go in the future by looking ahead at the panel production plans. LG.Display …

New Screens Certified Under the NVIDIA ‘G-sync Compatible’ Scheme

Back in January NVIDIA shocked the World by opening up support for its G-sync Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) technology from normal FreeSync/AdaptiveSync displays. This suddenly gave NVIDIA graphics card users a whole new set of possibilities when selecting a display if they wanted support for the all important VRR, helping to avoid tearing and lag …