Buying a Monitor

27 inch gaming monitors
If you are planning to buy a monitor in sometime soon, then this article would be really helpful for you. While a lot of things are needed to be considered before buying a monitor and a lot of things depends on the features you are looking for and the price you are ready pay, this article gives you an insight to some of the best monitors of the current year with special emphasis on the features they offer and also their prices. All types of monitors have been considered here (different price ranges) and you are sure to get the one you are looking for. We searched the internet for the best resources and best reviews of current monitors available on the market and came up with a the list below

Dell UltraSharp U2412M

This is one of the sharpest 24 inch monitor that is available in the market. It offers great contrast, wide viewing angles, great color reproduction and great many ports (five USB ports, DVI, VGA and Display Port). The Dell UltraSharp U2412M comes with a sturdy base and has height adjustment options as well. Landscape orientation can be switched from portrait orientation with a simply turning the monitor. It lacks memory card reader but with a price of just $200, this monitor is worth considering.

Dell UltraSharp U2713HM

This is a monitor that is loaded with features and its prices starts from $568.  It comes with an array of ports including DVI-D, Display Port and HDMI. It also has an integrated USB 3.0 hub. The resolution of this monitor is 2560 x 1440 and that is one of the best that is available in the market. The Dell UltraSharp U2713HM has a very sleek and modern design and has been claimed by many to be a great performer as well. This monitor is perfect for watching videos and playing graphic rich games. Texts appear crisp and the monitor offers great viewing angles as well.

Acer 4k2k XB280HK

This is the world’s first monitor that has 4 k 2k displays that features NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology and thereby you enjoy stunning crystal clear and ultra smooth images and rich colors. This monitor can offer you the ultimate gaming experience. The Acer 4k2k XB280HK comes with some unique features viz. flicker-less technology meaning there is no flickering of the screen, low dimming technology meaning vision stays clear even at low light environments and Comfyview technology that ensures less reflection from any light source. Offers excellent viewing angles and comes with variety of ports. It has been priced at around $518.

Asus PG278Q ROG Swift

The Asus PG278Q ROG Swift has been priced at $800 and that is certainly not cheap. With cutting edge technological features, it is truly one of the best in the market as still date, it has no competition. This also comes with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology and hence, offers smooth and crystal clear images. This crisp 27 inch monitor as 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. The resolution of this monitor is 2560 x 1440 and is considered to be the best gaming monitor so far by many experts. It perfect for accurate color reproduction as well. Voted best gaming monitor over at

Asus VG278HE

This is yet another monitor that claiming to be the ultimate gaming monitor. This 27 inch 1080p LCD has a 144 Hz refresh rate and that is huge. It supports NVIDIA 3D Vision and offer super smooth visuals. The screen looks classy and elegant and does not come cheap. The price of the Asus VG278HE is $499.99. The monitor comes with an ergonomic stand and has great motion handling capability. But there are no USB ports and the viewing angles are quite narrow. But it is a versatile model and is perfect for gamers who are looking for a monitor that offers trance free performance.

AOC q2770Pqu

AOC is a name that is associated with quality monitors at cheap prices and the AOC q2770Pqu is no different. The AOC q2770Pqu comes with a decent adjustable stand and offers great image quality. The AOC q2770Pqu offers great value for your money as it is loaded with features. This 27 inch monitor offer 130 mm height adjustment and comes with swivel, tilt and portrait mode.  It has many ports including DVI, HDMI, Display Port and VGA. There is also a 3.5 mm audio input and output along with 4 USB ports. There is nothing to complain as far as the price is concerned and apart from the Acer’s K272HUL, no other monitor comes close to what the AOC q2770Pqu has to offer. The price of this monitor starts from $350 and is a complete package.