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HyperX enters gaming monitor + monitor mount markets with Armada

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 25, 2022 11:55 PM CDT

HyperX has just entered the gaming monitor market with the introduction of its new Armada 27 and Armada 25 gaming monitors, as well as a new monitor mount being revealed at Gamescom 2022.

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The new HyperX Armada 27 is the better of the two new gaming monitors, with a 27-inch 2560 x 1440 (1440p) panel and 165Hz refresh rate. The company says its new HyperX Armada 27 has DisplayHDR 400 certification, and with the 165Hz refresh rate the 1ms response time will help it be super-smooth for gamers. It's alsomost bezel-less, with two of them side-by-side looking awesome on the new HyperX Armada display mount.

HyperX's new smaller Armada 25 rolls out with a 25-inch 1920 x 1080 (1080p) panel but faster 240Hz refresh rate, but I'm not personally a fan of the 1080p 240Hz displays, but HyperX has one if that's what you're after. The monitor mount is important, as HyperX is including the desk mount in the package... making their Armada 27 and Armada 25 gaming monitors are a great all-in-one package.

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Corsair XENEON FLEX: 45-inch bendable OLED gaming monitor at 240Hz

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 25, 2022 6:12 AM CDT

Corsair has just revealed its super-interesting XENEON FLEX OLED gaming monitor, the world's first bendable ultra-wide gaming monitor with a large 45-inch bendable OLED panel provided by LG Display.

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The new Corsair XENEON FLEX was unveiled at Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany where it is using the very latest in W-OLED technology which the company says will provide phenomenal image quality, black levels, and response times. The large 45-inch 21:9 aspect ratio OLED panel has a native resolution of 3440 x 1440, and super-fast 240Hz refresh rate (as well as having all of the benefits of an LG OLED panel).

Corsair's tapping LG's very latest W-OLED display technology, with the panel finished with a specially formulated anti-reflecting coating that reduces both glare and reflections, you're in for a visual treat right from the start. Corsair's new XENEON FLEX's self-lit OLED pixels are capable of blasting out brightness levels of up to 1000 nits, with a 1,350,000:1 contrast ratio.

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ASUS tease ROG Swift OLED 48-inch and 42-inch 4K 138Hz gaming displays

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 23, 2022 2:46 AM CDT

ASUS unveiled its new ROG Swift OLED gaming monitors at CES 2022 earlier this year, but now they're out and showing them off in the form of the ROG Swift OLED PG48UQ and PG42UQ gaming monitors.

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The new ASUS ROG Swift OLED PG48UQ and PG42UQ gaming monitors have a new champion in their ranks: a beautiful new OLED panel. This means that you have all the benefits of OLED display technology: per pixel dimming, eye-melting contrast ratios that allow for true HDR gaming, and twitch-fast 0.1ms response time.

Not only that, but you've got the glorious native 4K resolution and 120Hz refresh rate, but it wouldn't be a new ASUS ROG gaming monitor without overclocking. So yes, the new ROG Swift OLED PG48UQ and PG42UQ gaming monitors can be overclocked to 4K 138Hz, which should look absolutely gorgeous with its OLED panel, and be buttery smooth at 138Hz.

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VESA ClearMR: motion blur clarity certification for LCD, OLED displays

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 22, 2022 7:11 PM CDT

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has announced the new ClearMR Compliance Test Specification (ClearMR), a new industry standard and logo program that sees gaming monitors meeting a new quality metric for grading motion blur.

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In the future, new gaming monitors that have a VESA-certified ClearMR brand logo will know that their new purchase -- be it a display panel, TV, monitors, computers with embedded panels like all-in-ones, laptops, notebooks, and tablets -- will have a new Clear Motion Ratio (CMR) metric, which is defined in the ClearMR standard.

VESA has a clear numerical value based on the ratio of clear pixels to blurry pixels, something that will help consumers easily compare the amount of motion blur between VESA-certified ClearMR displays. VESA replaces the Motion Picture Response Time (MPRT) and other methods of blur characterization since the other metrics -- in the words of VESA -- "do not accurately reflect the true nature of blur".

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LG's new 97-inch OLED panel makes 'cinematic' 5.1 sound by vibrating

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 18, 2022 12:37 AM CDT

LG Display has announced the very largest OLED panel yet, with the introduction of its new 97-inch OLED.EX panel shown off at K-Display 2022 in Seoul, South Korea recently.

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Not only does the new gigantic 97-inch panel blow your eyeballs away, but LG is including 5.1 channel surround sound built into the TV. Yes, built into the actual OLED panel is LG Display using Film CSO (Cinematic Sound OLED) technology, which uses a thin film exciter on the back of the panel, vibrating the display and creating audio without a built-in speaker. You don't even need a soundbar or surround sound system with the LG OLED.EX panel.

LG says that its new OLED.EX panel fixes the issues of lower peak brightness on OLED panels by converting hydrogen elements president in organic light-emitting elements into stable deuterium, which increases their stability and efficiency and lets them push out more light. But the gigantic 97-inch OLED.EX panel mixed with vibrating the screen to produce 5.1 channel sound with 'cinematic level of immersion' sounds pretty damn cool to me.

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Samsung's new 55-inch Odyssey Ark 4K 165Hz gaming monitor costs $3500+

Anthony Garreffa | Aug 15, 2022 11:52 PM CDT

Samsung's new 55-inch Odyssey Ark 4K 165Hz gaming screen has been tested by some media outlets, where consumers will soon get the out-of-this-world display with a starting price of $3500.

The new 55-inch Odyssey Ark features a 55-inch 1000R curved screen using Quantum Mini-LED display technology, which Samsung says delivers next-generation depth to picture quality, enhanced by Dolby Atmos and Sound Dome technology that provides immersive surround sound from the 6 built-in speakers Samsung uses in the Odyssey Ark gaming screen.

Samsung's massive selling point here with the Odyssey Ark gaming screen is the impressive Cockpit Mode, which rotates the screen into portrait mode. Mix that in with Samsung's new model-exclusive Ark Dial, which lets you adjust the screen size and ratio to multiple content sources at once. This is fantastic for desktop PC use, whereas for someone like me, I'd use the hell out of that feature alone.

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ASUS intros ROG Strix XG32UQ: 32-inch 4K 160Hz gaming monitor

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 28, 2022 6:07 PM CDT

ASUS has unveiled its new ROG Strix XG32UQ gaming monitor, with a native 4K resolution and huge 160Hz refresh rate... something that only PC gamers can get.

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The new ASUS ROG Strix XG32UQ rolls out with a larger 32-inch IPS panel, with the native 4K 160Hz only capable on the PC with DisplayPort 1.4 connectivity, while the dual HDMI 2.1 ports can only drive up to 4K 144Hz. ASUS has a super-low 1ms (GtG) response time, AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and NVIDIA G-SYNC support on the ROG Strix XG32UQ gaming monitor.

ASUS has 2 x HDMI 2.1 ports, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a built-in USB hub that sports USB-A 3.2 Gen1 ports. ASUS is giving you the usual ROG Strix frills: a stand that tilts, swivels, and is height adjustable. There's even a built-in tripod socket on top, where you can mount a camera or ring light ontop of your ROG Strix XG32UQ gaming monitor.

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ASRock readying new Phantom Gaming monitor with AMD FreeSync Premium

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 25, 2022 6:35 PM CDT

ASRock has been making some truly awesome AMD motherboards and some of the very best AMD Radeon RX series graphics cards, and will soon be joining the gaming monitor business.

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The company has registered two new products that will make the ASRock Phantom Gaming series monitors, which will support AMD FreeSync Premium technology. ASRock is reportedly preparing a 27-inch and 34-inch monitor in its Phantom Gaming family, both registered at Displayport.org, Consumer.Go.Kr, and digital-cp licensing sites.

ASRock's upcoming Phantom Gaming "PG34WQ15R" will rock a 34-inch VA-based LCD panel, with a native 3440x1440 resolution and 165Hz refresh rate. The ASRock Phantom Gaming "PG27FF" has a 27-inch IPS-based panel with a native 1080p resolution and 165Hz refresh rate.

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Corsair unveils XENEON gaming monitors: 4K 144Hz + 1440p 240Hz models

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 19, 2022 8:24 PM CDT

Corsair has just announced two new members of its XENEON gaming monitor family, with the introduction of the XENEON 32UHD144 and XENEON 32QHD240 gaming monitors.

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First up, the Corsair XENEON 32UHD144 is a new flagship 32-inch 4K IPS LED monitor with a super-smooth 144Hz refresh rate, with the monitor's "vivid colors and realism made possible by Quantum Dot technology". Corsair is using an ultra-slim design on the new XENEON gaming monitors, with the Corsair XENEON 32UHD144 packing 2 x HDMI 2.1 ports, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 port, and USB Type-C connectivity.

Corsair even includes a USB 3.1 hub into the XENEON 32UHD144 that helps keep your cables nice and neat, through their in-house RapidRoute cable management system built into the stand of the gaming monitor.

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Redmagic unveils 27-inch 4K 160Hz Mini-LED gaming monitor

Anthony Garreffa | Jul 12, 2022 8:22 PM CDT

Redmagic has just unveiled its latest high-end 27-inch 4K 160Hz gaming monitor, which rocks a Mini-LED backlight with 1152 FALD zones, on a Fast IPS panel.

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Redmagic is a sub-brand of Nubia Technology, a company that makes gaming-infused smartphones, but have just entered the gaming monitor, gaming keyboard, and gaming mouse market. The first is the new flagship 27-inch 4K 160Hz Mini-LED gaming monitor, which Redmagic says has 99% of the sRGB, Adobe RGB, and DCI-P3 color gamut.

There's also DisplayHDR 1000 certification here, so you're going to get a bright monitor for HDR content, while Redmagic is also using ultra-high PWM backlight dimming which reduces flicker from the backlight dimming. Redmagic has a super-fast 1ms response time, with an mmWave add-on unit on one of the versions of the display, that lets you connect mobile devices to the monitor wrieelssly.

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