144Hz monitor: 7 good high refresh rate monitors

144Hz monitor: 7 good high refresh rate monitors

Monitors with a high refresh rate of 144 Hz ensure a smooth gaming experience. Models with 4K resolution and decent HDR performance are now available. Here we present 7 recommended screens with 144 Hertz.

PEAQ PMO G240-FFC: FreeSync & G-Sync compatible

PEAQ Gaming G240 Monitor

PEAQ Gaming G240 Monitor Image: © PEAQ 2022

The PEAQ PMO G240-FFC is a 24-inch, 144 Hertz monitor with Full HD resolution. Thanks to the IPS panel with stable viewing angles, the picture also looks good from the side. AMD graphics card owners will be happy about the FreeSync support and Nvidia graphics card users will benefit from the fact that the PEAQ monitor is G-Sync compatible.

These two technologies ensure that the graphics card's image output is synchronized with the image display on the monitor. That means smooth gaming without image tears. Practical: The inexpensive monitor can be adjusted in height and tilted for ergonomic positioning.

category properties
size 24 inches
resolution 1,920 x 1,080 pixels
screen type IP
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync & G-Sync compatible
Colours 8 bits
video connections 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2
Special features HDR ready

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HP X27i: 27 inch & QHD

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HP X27i Image: © HP 2022

Saving foxes are well advised with the HP X27i. The 27-inch monitor offers a sharp QHD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. With 350 nits, it gets pretty bright and it can be adjusted in height as well as tilted. On top of that, the monitor works with both FreeSync and G-Sync for smooth gaming. In the test, PC Games Hardware certifies that the monitor has a color fidelity display ex works, a short response time and a low input lag. Add to that a low price and that's the insider tip.

category properties
size 27 inches
resolution 2,560 x 1,440 pixels
screen type IP
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync 48-144 Hz via DisplayPort & HDMI with LFC (Low Framerate Compensation)
Colours 8 bits
video connections 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2
Special features G-Sync compatible (unofficial)

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LG UltraGear 34GL750: Inexpensive ultrawide monitor

lg ultragear 34 gl750 gaming monitor

LG UltraGear 34GL750 Image: © LG 2022

Monitors in 21:9 format show you more of the game. The LG UltraGear 34GL750 relies on an IPS panel with stable viewing angles and a curved factor of 3,800R – it is therefore slightly curved in a radius of 3.8 meters. The resolution of 2,560 x 1,080 pixels only consumes a few graphics card resources, but the image is not too sharp at a size of 34 inches. This contributes to the low price. The screen offers FreeSync Premium and is also compatible with G-Sync.

category properties
size 34 inches
resolution 2,560 x 1,080 pixels
screen type IP
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync Premium (50-144Hz via DisplayPort, 60-144Hz via HDMI, with LFC support) & G-Sync compatible (50-144Hz via DisplayPort)
Colours 8 bits
video connections 2x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.4
Special features Can display HDR10 content

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AOC Curved CU34G2X/BK: Sharp & curvy

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AOC Curved CU34G2X/BK Image: © AOC 2022

Thanks to a 34-inch display with a radius of 1.5 meters in 21:9 format, the AOC Curved CU34G2X draws you into the game. With a resolution of 3,440 x 1,440 pixels, it presents games sharply and, thanks to the VA panel , with rich black contrast. You can adjust the height, tilt and rotate the monitor by 30 degrees, and FreeSync support is also welcome for a tear-free image. A USB hub with 4 x USB 3.0 comes in handy and the price is also appealing.

category properties
size 34 inches
resolution 3,440 x 1,440 pixels
screen type v.a
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync
Colours 8 bits
video connections 2x HDMI 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2
Special features 4 x USB3.0

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PEAQ PMO G340-CWQK: With KVM switch & many colors

Peaq pmo g340 cwq gaming monitor

PEAQ PMO G340-CWQK Image: © PEAQ 2022

According to the manufacturer, the PEAQ PMO G340 can cover 93 percent of the HDR color space DCI-P3 and 85 percent of the NTSC color space – unusual in this price range. Of course, it can also display HDR10 content on its high-contrast VA panel . The 34-inch 21:9 monitor has a sharp resolution of 3,440 x 1,440 pixels, offers both FreeSync and G-Sync compatibility for a smooth image and there is also a KVM switch. This means you can connect another device such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop to the USB-C input and control it with a keyboard and mouse.

category properties
size 34 inches
resolution 3,440 x 1,440 pixels
screen type v.a
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync & G-Sync compatible
Colours 8 bits
video connections 2x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, USB-C
Special features KVM switch

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LG 27GL850: IPS, 1ms and G-Sync

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The LG 27GL850 combines an IPS display with a 1ms response time. Image: © LG 2019

The special thing about the LG 27GL850 with QHD resolution is that it has a fast response time of 1 millisecond, although it uses IPS technology. This was previously known for longer switching times. On top of that, the panel covers 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color space and HDR10 is supported. The monitor offers FreeSync and is also G-Sync compatible.

category properties
size 27 inches
resolution 2,560 x 1,440 pixels
screen type IP
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync 2 48-144Hz
Colours 10-bit, 98% DCI-P3
video connections 2x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.4
Special features control pad, headphone holder

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Gigabyte Aorus FV43U: Huge 4K monitor with 144 Hertz

gigabyte aorus fv43u gaming monitor

Gigabyte Aorus FV43U Image: © Gigabyte 2022

Anyone looking for a really large monitor for perfect immersion while gaming is in good hands with the Gigabyte Aorus FV43U. The 4K monitor with 144 Hertz can even display HDR content in an appealing quality, ensuring a brightness of up to 1,000 nits for the brightest picture elements such as explosions and a wide color space coverage with 97 percent DCI-P3.

Thanks to two HDMI 2.1 ports, you can also use the monitor for gaming with PS5 and Xbox Series X – in full 4K resolution at up to 120 frames per second and HDR. For desktop use, however, the 43-inch monitor might be too big for some – and it's not certified for G-Sync.

category properties
size 43 inches
resolution 3,840 x 2,160 pixels
screen type v.a
FreeSync/G-Sync FreeSync Premium Pro (48-144Hz via DisplayPort, 48-144Hz via HDMI, with LFC support, with HDR), HDMI VRR
Colours 10-bit, 97% DCI-P3
video connections 2x HDMI 2.1, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x USB-C 3.0 with DisplayPort 1.4
Special features KVM switch

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