Top 5 Budget Friendly PS5 Compatible Gaming Monitors To Give You The Bang For Your Buck
Gamers around the globe are waiting excitedly and eagerly for the launch of PS% between 12th-19th November depending on the region. However, gamers seem to be worrying that 4K at 60Hz may not be the most suitable for PS5 gaming – their worry couldn’t be more unfounded. Not only are 4K 60Hz monitors compatible with PS5, but they are also predicted to be the industry standard for the near future. Those concerned about the connectivity must acknowledge that even though PS5 will have an HDMI 2.1 port, it will still be compatible with HDMI 2.0 which means all 4K 60Hz monitors will be perfectly capable of running 4K at 60fps with HDMI 2.0. It’s not just us who’s saying this, Aaron Greenberg, the GM of Xbox Games Marketing has, in fact, confirmed on record that 60fps would be the standard output for Xbox Series X games. Now, with concerns around Xbox Series X games not running at 60fps out of the way, let’s look some of the best gaming monitors at 60fps out there:
Delivering great visuals due to its lovely 4K resolution and HDR tech, the BenQ EL2970U is not just easier on the pocket but packs tons of features. Equipped with TN panel, the picture quality that the gaming monitor delivers is quite impressive. It has FreeSync to offer a seamless overall experience and some incredible contrast capabilities that perform well in a variety of gaming scenarios. It provides a response time of 1ms, which gives it an edge over its competitors and also has a higher pixel density along with BenQ’s industry-leading eye-care technologies. These unique eye care features reduce eye fatigue while ensuring greater user comfort during extended periods of gaming. BenQ’s EL2870U uses a low blue light technology, which removes harmful blue light that can damage eyes, and a brightness intelligence + technology, which changes the on-screen image brightness and colour temperature based on users’ surroundings. There are four levels of HDR and B.I.+ modes that enable users to have the most suitable clarity according to different viewing environments.
This versatile 4k model from LG offers decent picture quality and delivers excellent gaming performances. The 27UK650-W is a 27-inch monitor that produces crisp images and provides a wide range of viewing angles as well. Its incredible reflection handling capabilities and sufficient brightness levels are excellent when it comes to combating glare. LG’s 27UK650W impresses with its fast response time and low input lag, both of which are great for gaming. It comes with FreeSync variable refresh rate (VRR) support that helps reduce screen tearing as Radeon FreeSync matches the graphics card’s frame rate with the monitor’s refresh rate to eliminate stuttering. It also comes with Dynamic Action Sync which minimizes input lag and thus, maximizes entertainment. The monitor can be VESA-mounted and be adjusted as per preference. The monitor’s virtually borderless design makes more immersive viewing experiences. The 27UK650W seems to have HDR support but doesn’t display a colour gamut as wide as the previous gaming monitor on this list.
Acer Predator XB321HK
This 32-inch screen from Acer comes with an IPS display that delivers vibrant colours and great viewing angles. The XB321HK has a large screen which gives gamers enough to put its 3840×2160 4K UHD resolution to use and genuinely appreciate it. Since this is a bigger monitor, its price tag may be a hurdle to overcome for some gamers, but this luxury monitor does come with luxury features that can make it worth it. It comes with a decent selection of ports – one HDMI-input, a DisplayPort (1.2), a USB 3.0 (upstream) and 4 USB 3.0 (downstream) ports. Moreover, its 4ms response time is the fastest compared to any other gaming monitor reviewed on this list. It is equipped with a flicker less technology that reduces eye strain caused by screen flickering during extended viewing periods. Also, its NVIDIA G-SYNCTM kicks screen, tearing to the curb and minimizes stuttering to help deliver some impressive PC gaming experiences.
This 24-inch gaming monitor from ViewSonic packs some impressive gaming features with a pocket-friendly price tag. The ViewSonic VX2452MH is equipped with an excellent full HD glossy finish display that delivers crisp colours and sharp greyscale. It sports an LED screen that comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, thus ensuring a lovely display that is seamlessly compatible with games of all kinds. It comes with a 2ms response time which can be quite a delight for esports enthusiasts. This gaming monitor has a unique game mode button that can be accessed easily from the screen’s bezel itself. When activated, this helps brightens up the darker areas of the game, considerably enhancing clarity and visibility. It has a VESA-mountable design which lets users unscrew the base and mount it on a new stand if they so wish.
The gaming monitor from BenQ is the other 32-inch monitor on this list, but is easier on the pocket and comes with its own set of high-quality built-in speakers, HDR support, a remote control for easier access, that make it completely worth it. Its slightly thick-ish build has a sound reason – it packs an impressive 2.1 stereo speaker system that is located smartly at the bottom edge of the monitor and a rear-facing vent for the 5-watt subwoofer. This eye-care gaming monitor from BenQ has a unique B.I.+ Sensor (Brightness Intelligence Plus Sensor) like the first monitor from BenQ we listed. It also comes with a remote along with a dedicated rubber-like wedge remote control slot to keep users from misplacing it. The 32-inch monitor has a 4K HDR IPS panel which supports full 10-bit colour, a native UHD 4K resolution (3,840 pixels x 2,160 pixels), 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, and a pixel density of 138 pixels per inch matched with a 95% DCI-P3 colour gamut. AMD FreeSync support up to 60Hz and the monitor’s 4K HDR support carries over to the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro, making it an excellent pick for gamers.