Category - Monitors

Philips EVNIA 34M2C8600 Review – A real price-performance recommendation?

Yes yes, the Philips EVNIA 34M2C8600. A name that goes down the gullet like liquid sunlight. All joking aside! The Philips offers the same first-generation Samsung QD-OLED panel that Alienware, MSI and Samsung themselves also have in their range. So we get a 3440 x 1440p ultrawide monitor with 175 Hz refresh rate and 1800R Curved. It also comes [...]

ASUS ROG Strix: Gaming monitors with smartphone function

ASUS is expanding its ROG Strix series with two new gaming monitors, reports TweakTown: the XG27UCS and the XG27ACS. Both models offer innovative features designed to enhance the gaming experience, including an integrated smartphone holder and a compact stand design for a minimal footprint. Revolutionary stand design with smartphone holder: The [...]

OLED power for gamers: LG launches three new UltraGear monitors with 240 Hz

LG has recently released the full specifications and pricing for three more models of its high-end 4K UltraGear monitor, which were announced back in December last year. These new models, namely the 34GS95QE, the 39GS95QE and the 45GS95QE, all offer an impressive resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels. The model names already give an indication of their [...]

ASUS ROG STRIX XG259QNS Gaming-Monitor with 380 Hz

The ASUS ROG series enjoys great popularity due to its performance, appealing design and user-oriented features. The new ROG STRIX XG259QNS is no exception and is aimed at “hardcore gamers” who want to maximize their in-game performance by using the equipment they already have. The XG259QNS features a 24.5-inch “Fast IPS” [...]

UPRtek MK550T Spectroradiometer presented and in use – Upgrade of our monitor test setup and basics of measurement technology

I’ve been officially testing monitors at Igor’sLab for almost two years now. I started out quite rudimentary with a very cheap colorimeter, the SpyderX and a mixture of DisplayCal and the SpyderX software. Everyone starts small, of course. The whole thing then developed quite quickly and we gradually upgraded and managed to get [...]

CES News

CES: MSI QD-OLED monitors: 49″, 34″, 32″, 27″ for every taste

In 2024, MSI is launching its new QD OLED gaming monitor family, which includes several models from the MPG & MAG series. Leaks have previously hinted at an imminent release of QD OLED gaming monitors from MSI. Now the company has decided to present its lineup before and then at CES 2024. In total, the family includes five new models, with [...]

MSI MEG342C QD-OLED Ultrawide Gaming Monitor Review – Is the currently most expensive of the QD-OLED family worth the extra charge?

I don’t know how long it’s actually been since MSI announced this monitor. After what feels like an eternity, the time has finally come – the MSI MEG342C QD-OLED is on my playing field. A 34-inch ultrawide monitor with a maximum resolution of 3440 x 1440p and a refresh rate of 175 Hz. The RRP of the MEG342C is 1,499 euros [...]

The Cooler Master GA271 Review – A real 1440p gaming price breaker or just a second monitor for the home office?

Today the time has finally come, I have the first VA panel in my test. This means that I have now tested all the current display types. Introducing the Cooler Master GA271. I wouldn’t normally take a look at this monitor, but the RRP of 159.90 euros immediately got me interested. A monitor with a resolution of 2560 x 1440p and 100 Hz refresh [...]