Over the last year the PC gaming community has been inundated with this new popular high-end monitor spec. IPS, 4MS G2G, 165Hz, G-Sync, 27 inches and 1440p. Viewsonic, AOC, Acer and Asus all sport variants of this model.
The 27-inch screen size combined with that 2560x1440 resolution provides the right balance between pixel density and graphics card load. Add a relatively aggressive pixel response time, fantastic colour reproduction and G-Sync, and you’re onto a winner.
The problem is that AOC currently offers its AG271QG at an astonishingly low £550, for the same spec. The only difference is a slightly altered chassis. Ultimately if you’re in the market for a screen of this spec, it comes down to brand loyalty, and what you’re willing to pay.
Screen Size: 27” / Panel Tech: IPS / Na tive Resolution: 2560x1440 / Refresh Ra te: 165Hz / Response Ra te: 4ms GTG / Connections: 1x HDM I 1.4, 1x Disp layPort 1.2a