A 120Hz LED-Backlit IPS Monitor? Really? – PC Monitors

A recent announcement from Mitsubishi regarding an illusive ‘monitor’ sporting an IPS panel, LED-backlight and 120Hz technology has caused quite a stir. The very thought of marrying together 120Hz technology with IPS goodness is enough to make any computer monitor enthusiast giddy – smooth motion plus excellent colours and viewing angles. Unfortunately it turns out…

ASUS PA246Q – a 24″ 16:10 IPS monitor for ‘Pro Art’ work | PC Monitors

Caught up in our own fascination with LG’s upcoming LED-backlit IPS monitors and other marvelous devices shown at CES 2011 we managed to let this one slip under the radar. ASUS actually initially revealed this monitor in May last year but for whatever reason it was put on the backburner and only recently brought to…

AOC i2757Fm AH-IPS monitor – PCMonitors.org

AOC i2757Fm AH-IPS monitor AOC are set to release the i2757Fm, a 27” monitor featuring one of LG’s new mysterious ‘AH-IPS’ panels. The monitor is part of the company’s ‘Style’ line and features the same seamless ‘inner bezel’ and thin ‘outer bezel ‘ design that will be featured on LG’s own IPS7 series. The front…

Samsung S27B970D – a high-end PLS model from Samsung

Samsung is set to expand it’s PLS display line-up with a high-end model which is called, somewhat confusingly, the S27B970. This brings it across from ‘Series 8′ (which includes the previous PLS models) to ’9 series’ – currently containing very different monitors entirely. What immediately separates this model from the S27A850D are the aesthetics and…

BenQ xl2420t incoming

When we reviewed the XL2410T last year we were left fairly uninspired by the overall performance that we observed. The contrast and colour performance was lacklustre, screen uniformity was poor and high levels of negative ‘overdrive trailing’ could be observed. The contrast issues were largely down to a poor unit for our review sample but…

BenQ RL2450HT gaming monitor slips out

With the overflow of excitement from the XL2420T their other major release this year was brushed aside somewhat. The BenQ RL2450HT is dubbed a ‘professional RTS gaming monitor’, which contrasts with the XL2420T which is aimed primarily at the FPS gaming crowd. A key distinction between these two models is that the RL supports a…

2560 x 1440 (WQHD) vs 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) | PC Monitors

2560 x 1440 (WQHD) vs 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) A question which commonly arises when people are considering 27 inch monitors in particular is what real practical advantages a higher resolution of 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) brings to the table compared to the now ubiquitous 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution. You can work…

120HZ VA panels en route for 2012

The modern VA (Vertical Alignment) panel monitor offers some attractive image quality benefits to the consumer over similarly priced models using other panel technologies. Case in point is the recent BenQ EW2430 which offers outstanding contrast (over 4500:1 static contrast ratio post-calibration), full native 8-bit per subpixel colour support and a novel light haze (‘semi…

Samsung s23a700d another 120hz 3d monitor slips out

Although no official announcement has been made, Samsung has quietly added a new product to their 2011 lineup. The S23A700D is a more conventional looking but similarly performing alternative to the rather ostentatious S23A750D. However; we have been able to glean some information about this model from some kind Samsung representitives. The panel itself is…