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Gaming has transcended everything that the media once made it out to be. Gaming has inspired the innovation of multiple technologies that have made it a more immersive experience than any other entertainment media.

Choosing the monitor that is best for you depends mainly on the types of games that your play. If you are into competitive shooters that require high refresh rates and response time, you need a gaming monitor with a TN panel. However, if open-world gaming is more your speed, then a 4K IPS panel is your best bet as it offers wide viewing angles and superior picture quality. New gaming laptops also come with impressive monitors but they are very pricey. So instead of spending all your cash for laptop you can pick up a monitor for less and pair it with your desktop computer.

Regardless of the type of gamer that you are, we have compiled a list of the best gaming monitors in 2020.

 

  1. ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q

 

Specifications

Size: 27-inch widescreen

Panel Type: IPS panel

Resolution: 2560 by 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 aspect ratio

Refresh Rate: 144Hz

Response Time: 4 milliseconds

 

When it comes to getting an impressive performance from a monitor for the right price, it is hard to look over the ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q. With a resolution of 2560 by 1440 pixel, this is a 2k screen that can push out 144Hz refresh rate with a response time of 4 milliseconds. The best thing about this monitor is its ability to push out high frame rates, with the brilliant colors offered by an IPS panel, and still not cause a decent GPU to crumble. Also, the Swift PG279Q comes with Nvidia’s G-Sync technology to eliminate any form of lag.

 

  1. ALIENWARE AW3418DW

 

Specifications

Size: 34-inch widescreen

Panel Type: IPS panel

Resolution: 3440 by 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 21:9 aspect ratio

Refresh Rate: 120Hz

Response Time: 4 milliseconds

 

There is no way we would have a conversation about the best gaming devices and not talk about Alienware. The Alienware AW3418DW gaming monitor is color brilliance fused with performance and high refresh rate all in one. This Alienware monitor offers a resolution of 3,440 by 1440 pixels at a refresh rate of 120Hz, and this makes it the fastest ultrawide monitor in the world. Also, Alienware has always been known for their supreme build quality and rugged exterior, and this monitor is no different. With a response time of 4ms, you know your enemies would never see your coming.

 

  1. SAMSUNG CRG9

 

Specifications

Size: 49-inch widescreen

Panel Type: IPS panel

Resolution: 5,120 by 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio: 32:9 aspect ratio

Refresh Rate: 120Hz

Response Time: 4 milliseconds

 

If you are the type of person that loves going all the way with their gadgets, then the Samsung CRG9 is the right device for you. The Samsung CRG9, unlike the other monitors, is a 5K resolution monitor that still somehow delivers all of its 5k goodness at 120Hz and with a response time of 4ms, that is just insane. With a monitor like this one, you are sure that you are getting the best of all worlds. If open-world games are your thing, then this might just be the monitor for you.