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Asus VG248QE 24
Ultra smooth action with 144 Hertz rapid refresh rate and 1ms (GTG) response time; Display Colors 16.7M; Color Temperature Selection 4 ModesErgonomically designed stand with Tilt,Swivel,Pivot,Height adjustment plus wall mount capability for comfortable viewing positionA comfortable viewing experience with ergonomic tilt, swivel pivot, and height adjustmentBuilt in 2W stereo speakers for an immersive home entertainment experience; Compliance and Standards BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, C Tick, ErP, FCC, Gost R, J MOSS, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8, Windows 7)Featuring Display Port, Dual link DVI D, and HDMI ports for multi device connectionsFull HD 1920x1080, 80,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio, and 350 cd/m² of brightness for like like visuals
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846 Reddit comments about Asus VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor,Black:

u/captiondot · 241 pointsr/buildapc

I actually already asked this question to /r/pcgaming and got some excellent feedback.

I ended up purchasing a 1440p 60hz monitor for the resolution later that day, and just picked up a 1080p 144hz recently, so I have the advantage of playing with both of them side by side to give you an accurate insight.

The 1440p has much higher color quality and makes games look ridiculously beautiful. The fact that you're at 2k 1440p means you really don't need much, if any AA to get smooth models. The desktop work space is very nice to have outside of gaming, especially if you work on editing video or do graphics design. This thing is BRIGHT. I had to turn the brightness almost all the way down just to keep it at a comfortable level, especially at night.

What I've noticed with my 1440p is if you're running a rig with a 970 or a card of equivalent or lesser performance, playing 2k 1440p resolution with ultra settings will yield framerates under 60 in most AAA games.

It also is a double loss in performance because the games you do have that pump out over 100 fps tear badly on 60 hz monitors. The lack of consistency in frames per second in general is noticeable enough to degrade the entire gaming experience. This can be somewhat fixed by enabling vertical sync, but it doesn't work well in every game, causes input lag sometimes, and from what I've observed it's there just to do what it can.

In a nutshell, 1440p didn't match up with my system's performance output at all. I had to actually turn down games in order to get a substantial, fluid frame rate. And even then, it was still capped at 60 fps max. I even overclocked my monitor to 75hz, and it looked worse even though it read 75 fps in-game. And turning down the game's resolution to 1080p on the 1440p monitor obviously didn't look good at all.

The 1080p 144hz monitor isn't as great in the color and clarity department on the desktop (in-game there is a smaller, noticeable difference, however it is not a deal-breaker), but holy cow when I first connected it, the difference was night and day. The game was so much more fluid and played more "live" if that makes any sense. Every single game looked and played like it felt like it was supposed to, some even better.

I wanted to cry when I first played CS:GO at 275 fps. It was that beautiful.

In all seriousness though, being at 1080p vs 1440p meant my graphics card could pump out much higher framerates above 60 at ultra settings with AA, where it was having trouble staying in the 50s in Witcher 3 at 1440p with some things such as foliage distance, shadow quality, nvidia hairworks, draw distance, and terrain quality turned down or off completely. I love my 1440p monitor and its resolution, but it just doesn't do well for gaming on this rig.

And the biggest difference? I was actually able to SEE the frames at 100+ fps. I play games exclusively on my 144hz monitor now while the 1440p is great for a second monitor with a large desktop workspace.

At 1080p@144hz, you will get higher and much more consistent, fluid frame rates that won't screen tear at higher ultra with AA. Games look so much better, I cannot stress that enough. OR at 1440p you'll get lower frame rates at lower graphics settings at the cost of a higher resolution, and will have bad screen tearing in games pumping out over 100 fps, forcing you to enable vertical sync.

After playing with both of them for many hours, if I had to go back and pick one, I'd pick the 1080p 144hz hands down. Actually if I could have an extra $1200+ to throw down, I'd pick up a 1080 pascal and a 1440p@144hz monitor.

TL;DR Don't get a 1440p unless you have the rig to back it up. If you want to push 1440p for gaming, you'll need a rig running a 980/i5 or better, and a 1440p monitor with 144hz to get the minimum performance necessary for games to look as good as you paid to play them at that quality. Otherwise, go 1080p@144hz.

My rig for those wanting details:

Edit: Duh, forgot to include the monitors in the pcpartpicker:

u/darkm0d · 71 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Worth spending $260 for a 144hz!

u/Pigweenies · 38 pointsr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE would like to have a word with you

u/sadnoos · 36 pointsr/battlestations

My monitors (pictured right):

My wife's monitors (pictured left):

The stands:

My wife doesn't notice difference between 60 and 144 FPS and doesn't play shooters so for her we went with a less expensive option that had a lower refresh rate/response time. The speakers are a little quieter too, and they don't have display ports (her aging GPU only has HDMI ports anyway). If you can spare the extra money per monitor I would HIGHLY recommend the VG248QEs. I've had these for about two or three years now and they've been a dream. Reliable, beautiful picture quality, speakers are loud af. I use display port cables on each and then I have my Switch hooked up to the right monitor with an HDMI. When it's time for me to play Smash with my buddies in discord, I just push a button and it flips right over for Switch time.

Couldn't recommend the stand enough either, things incredibly sturdy and well constructed. I've had it for as long as the monitors and purchased it again when buying my wife's monitors this week.

u/CitizenReveur · 30 pointsr/buildapc

I have a 144hz Asus monitor and a IPS Dell Monitor.

After using calibration profiles for both, the IPS easily has better color depth, accuracy, viewing angles, and etc.

HOWEVER, the monitor I ended up using more is the Asus, because I play competitive CS. Actions feel much more responsive and fluid even on 64 tick servers, but much more-so on 120 tick+ servers. I play on the lowest settings, and on high digital vibrance, so the IPS beautiful screen is useless.

Any game that couldn't utilize the 144 hz, was a bummer to play on the Asus. Even after calibration, the colors felt over-saturated and or washed-out. I don't know much about color accuracy or what-not, but the IPS definitely looked better on games, movies and and even browsing.

Depending on what your doing, could highly influence which monitor type is better, but I think 9/10 if cost isn't an issue, the IPS is a better choice. And, if money still isn't an issue, and you want the best of both worlds, those overclocking IPS monitors from Korea is always an option.

u/This_Is_Q · 25 pointsr/pcmasterrace

An ASUS VG Series 24"

I'm running lightboost on it. its amazing!

Edit: I want to let everyone know that lightboost isn't nVidia exclusive. I'm using with my r9 280!

u/Insert_a_User_here · 24 pointsr/buildapc

Nice Build. His budget was around 1100, so he might be happier if he stepped up the monitor a level or two. Maybe go for a 24inch 144hz monitor if he primarily plays first person shooters. This would be a good example:

Or, if OP isn't into playing FPS games then he could get a decent 2560x1440 monitor instead such as this:

Either one puts the total a little over the 1100 budget, but the difference would be very very noticeable, and OP would get a true feeling of PCMR

u/ABearDrinkingScotch · 16 pointsr/gaming

My monitor has four built in crosshair overlays that pair to your mouse cursor position. It's pretty much cheating.

u/edurodenas · 15 pointsr/buildapc

GTX 1080 is definitely going to overkill this 1080p 60Hz monitor. I would either get the GTX 1070 and a 1080p 144Hz monitor like this one or keep the GTX 1080 and get a 1440p 144Hz monitor like this one

u/munkyadrian · 11 pointsr/gamingpc

I'm using that one 144Hz asus monitor right now, with the Lightboost Hack, and its life changing

You need to do a bit of registry editing and fuck around with some icc profiles, but the output is so worth it

u/Vonkilington · 10 pointsr/smashbros

I could be am wrong here, but the deal is that they have insanely low response time. 1ms.

It's not just BenQ monitors, my Asus VG248QE also has 1ms response time. BenQ is smart about getting into the esports scene early and sponsoring, so their name is very recognizable for gamers.

Note that a lot of the expense of my personal monitor choice comes from the fact that it's 144hz. Total overkill for Smash, but feels much better for games that actually support it (CSGO, Overwatch, etc).

One last anecdote, I switched from a 60hz 5ms response time to my 144hz 1ms response time and the difference was immediate and noticable. Colors are more washed out on the faster monitor but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

u/BALLS_IN_MY_ASS · 10 pointsr/buildapc

Asus 24" 144hz Right at your budget before taxes. I'm also an Asus fan boy.

u/herobryane · 9 pointsr/buildapc

It depends on what your preferences are on bow you like to experience games. Both comments so far have the two of the best options: a Korean 27" 1440p or a 24" 1080 that runs at 144hz. If you enjoy the look of the game more, with arguably better colors, go with the Korean monitor, such as this one; if you enjoy a smoother experience, go with something like the ASUS VG248QE or the BenQ XL2420TE (If you're partial to FPS games, this is the better choice IMO).

u/apmauj · 9 pointsr/uruguay

Ofertas previas al viernes afro:

u/thrillhouse3671 · 8 pointsr/buildapc

Got one of these a couple days ago. I'm happy with it.

Don't buy that AOC, the panel is awful. I returned mine within a week

u/JimJimster · 7 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

I have the ASUS VG248QE which is 144hz and only like $270 from amazon. I've used both lightboost and just flat 144hz and I like the 144hz more, but it's definitely capable of doing either. I love it.

u/jeremy2112 · 7 pointsr/OverwatchUniversity

I have this one and I love it: ASUS 24" 144hz 1ms

u/sim_pl · 7 pointsr/buildapcsales

This is on Amazon prime for the same price right now

u/bagofwiggins · 7 pointsr/battlestations

Sorry, posted right b4 bed

The mount is an [Ergotron dual stacking arm] (

And the monitors are both Asus vg248qe 144hz displays

The ergotron arms are an absolute dream. If need be I can easily adjust them to a horizontal or side by side monitor setup. Make sure you have enough of a lip on your desk for the base to clamp onto. My desk is really just a dining room table and it's 3'' lip was just barely enough to secure the stand. If you done have a sufficient lip then be prepared to drill a hole for the alternate mounting method.

u/mdrejhon · 6 pointsr/Monitors

nVidia LightBoost 2D is a poorly-advertised feature of many new 120Hz computer monitors, that is normally hard to activate (without using 3D). For relevant information, see LightBoost FAQ and the LightBoost HOWTO.

Apparently, it is profitable for nVidia as evidenced by the posts in this thread. People buy nVidia equipment just to get LightBoost working (since LightBoost is limited to nVidia). You will notice that about 20% of customer reviews for the ASUS VG248QE monitor (popular LightBoost monitor) have rave reviews about the LightBoost motion blur elimination. Go check out the rave LightBoost reviews on -- within that webpage, hit Control+F and find "LightBoost" in all the Amazon customer reviews.

For this reason, people have been asking nVidia to make LightBoost an easy feature to turn on/off!

u/ManWithGoldenGun · 6 pointsr/buildapc

The only recommendation I might make is to consider a 144hz monitor. The card you are looking at can handle 4K out of the box.

Picked this beauty up when I built my rig this past November and it is a killer. Keep in mind the trade off, you won't get a much color saturation on this monitor as you will with most 60hz, but the performance excellent.

Skimping on monitor is like putting tires from a Civic onto a Murcielago. Do yourself a favor, drop another $100 and go big

u/serotoninzero · 6 pointsr/battlestations

Been wanting to do a new computer build for a while now, but decided to start with a new desk and monitors.

3xASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz monitors
Desk/side table/file cabinet/shelves from Ikea.

Still have some cable management, light blocking, shelf filling and general maintenence to do, but for now I'm just relaxing and enjoying it.

Thanks to this subreddit for helping me collect my thoughts for what I wanted to accomplish.

Edit to link included items:

KRK Rokit 5 Powered Studio Monitors

3xASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz monitors


Wall Mounts

Cable Management Wrap


Screensaver (Solar Winds)

u/ajc1239 · 6 pointsr/pcmasterrace
u/PandasOxys · 6 pointsr/buildapc

The acer linked by /u/maddog1994 is really popular for the price. I have this one and it is also really popular. Looks great as well and has an awesome swivel mount built in.

u/swoledier · 6 pointsr/gamingpc

Well, if you're using the 60Hz monitor as your secondary, ie. putting random stuff onto that monitor it's not really that big of a deal.

However, depending on your budget, why not just get best of both worlds?

Pick up a 27" 1440p 120Hz ($317) monitor for general purpose/gaming use and a 24" 1080p 144Hz ($270, link here for hardcore gaming.

If you want to see my write up of the aforementioned 27" 1440p 120Hz monitor for $317, you can click here.

That way you'll have buttery smoothness all the way through.

u/Thaon · 6 pointsr/nvidia

If you're tight on money, no. It's a nice feature to have, but its really just icing on the cake.

Go for a nice medium priced 144/120hz monitor. The frames are still buttery smooth, even without the G-Sync.

The Asus VG248QE and Ben Q version seem to both be decent purchases.

u/trenko · 6 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I have the ASUS VG248QE and its absolutely amazing. The height adjustment and VESA compatibility are also huge pluses. On Amazon the cost is a bit steep, but I got mine on eBay for $150 with the original box and wires.
P.S Make sure you use DisplayPort and change refresh rate in Nvidia Graphics settings.

u/aristTV · 6 pointsr/MechanicalKeyboards

What is in this picture?

Topre Realforce RGB bought from Amazon Prime.

EnjoyPBT white caps w/ black English and red Hangul lettering bought from AliExpress.

Colored PBT modifier keys from Amazon Prime.

Logitech G PRO mouse bought from Amazon Prime.

Steelseries QCK+ mousepad from Steelseries.

ASUS VG248QE 144hz monitor from Amazon Prime.

u/Unacceptable_Lemons · 5 pointsr/buildapcsales

TN and IPS are panel technologies that affect the perceived colors at different viewing angles. On a bad TN monitor (like my brother's TN monitor he got for ~$80 3 years ago) if you have a single color on your whole screen, even at the optimal viewing position/angle, the color will look different at the top of the screen than at the bottom, significantly so. In practice, that means in a game your screen's colors look "off". Now, if you slide out of that spot upwards or downwards (or somewhat sideways)? Instantly terrible. Colors nearly unrecognizable.

On the other hand, on a good TN, like my brother's VG248QE that he bought a year and a half ago for ~$260? You still have the colors a bit off, and you still get color shifting, but as long as you're sitting in front of it normally it's not "bothersome". I wouldn't watch movies on it from an off angle, or slouched back in my chair, but for gaming it's fine.

IPS, meanwhile, has basically all the viewing angles. Lovely colors as far as the eye can see. Downsides: cost (especially if you also want 144hz) and a little extra latency (5ms VS 1ms on TN, not really noticeable IMHO, but maybe for top-tier twitch FPS players).

The holy grail tends to be IPS + 144hz, which only exists at 1440p for some reason and not 1080p, and costs typically over $500, and until recently was in the $600-$700 range.

u/shanemichaels · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Asus VG248QE

Sauce: I have the exact one :)

u/foxfire1112 · 5 pointsr/NoMansSkyTheGame

Almost exactly what I have (GPU, CPU, Motherboard). This is the best upgrade purchase I've made so far

u/Thorzaim · 5 pointsr/gaming

In fact I'll go a bit more into detail.

Median household income in the USA: $30,932.
Median household income in Turkey: $7,958.

Some select monitors I've been looking into:

u/Betrayus · 5 pointsr/buildapcsales

Good choices for 144hz 1080p TN panels are ASUS VG248QE and BENQ 2411z. Check for BENQ refurb deals, I got my 2411z refurb from 2 years ago and i love it, no issues.

and btw 5ms is no big deal, you will not notice, anything under 10ms is definitely acceptable. This video explains everything you need to know: You can't trust what manufactures put in the specs, just read reviews and use 3rd party testing results such as if you are worried about ghosting

u/TheHumanCheeze · 5 pointsr/buildapc

This is the monitor I own.

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/DestinyPvEGal · 5 pointsr/shopformypc

Here's a good one for pretty cheap. It also has 1ms response time, which is good.

u/IvanKozlov · 5 pointsr/xboxone

Here you are. It's a 144hz monitor with a 1ms response time as well. So I mean it's really only for PCs with that refresh rate, but that response time would be great for competitive games on the xbox.

u/aHorriblePlayer · 4 pointsr/hardware

I have the same one except I bought it from Amazon for $250.52 shipped on Aug 14. The price has gone up about $15 since then: The monitor is ok and the LightBoost mod is neat, but if I had to do it over again, I would have gone with one of those Korean 1440p monitors instead.

u/MedicTech · 4 pointsr/buildapc

I just got an Asus 24 inch VG248QE and I love it to death. Awesome features and the only 144hz 1ms monitor on the market. It looks incredible, and getting a 60hz monitor would be a waste of those 2 high end video cards if you're getting 100+fps but your monitor only supports 60.

Edit: this is cheaper than a 1440p monitor too, it's 1080p, 3D enabled, and I got mine for $250, here it is on Amazon

u/Alphacoterie · 4 pointsr/buildapc

This is what I use. It's great.

u/fuelgun · 4 pointsr/buildapc

This can be found cheaper on different sites: It is a great 1080p monitor, but with the GTX 980 you may want to save an extra $150-$200 for a quality 1440p monitor

u/SemiAutomattik · 4 pointsr/SSBM

This is the 144hz brand that I own, and constantly see recommended

u/RickyDiezal · 4 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I use this monitor and I'm in love with it. It can take some adjustments to get the colors looking right but for the price it's extremely worth it, in my opinion

u/unibrow4o9 · 4 pointsr/buildapc

Had this for about 6 months, happy with it so far.

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/MortalSkorpion300 · 4 pointsr/NHLHUT

I play on a ASUS VG248QE.

This is a picture of my setup right now.

u/Mcfly56 · 4 pointsr/PUBGXboxOne

If you're going to get a monitor get one with the best refresh rate (measured in hertz) you can afford. I have 2 different monitors

The 1080 I use has 144hz and I use this for pc gaming as 144hz vs 60hz is a huge difference with kb/m

I use this with my Xbox one X

Id say 60hz is plenty for console gaming and the 4k looks better but on pc the 144hz 1080>60hz 4k.

When I picked these up two years ago 4k 144hz monitors were like 1000$ and didn't want to spend that much for a monitor they may have dropped in price I'm not sure. If you can afford that that's probably you're best option.

u/ayobreezy12345 · 4 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Depending on where you're the BenQ XL2411Z or the Asus VG248QE are great for the price. They're usually around $300 and less when on sales.

u/lookatthatoverthere · 4 pointsr/GlobalOffensiveTrade

I have heard mixed reviews about the BenQ. I personally have this Asus monitor and i absolutely love it. It has adjustable stand and has 3d stuff(I never use that). 144Hz rapid refresh rate and 1ms (GTG) response time. $248 on amazon. overall Id recommend it highly

u/JMey94 · 4 pointsr/gamingpc

If you want a LED for the same price-point of the Acer, Asus has a 144Hz LED for usually around $10-20 more.


Also has DisplayPort as well as DVI for 144Hz so you don't need an active adapter if this will be your second monitor at 120+Hz / 1440p+

u/Solarz · 4 pointsr/buildapc

144 hz would dramatically benefit your fps experience, I would suggest 1080 /144hz.

This is the monitor I use. (24 inch )

27 Inch The 27 inch version.

u/Trees_And_Porn · 4 pointsr/battlestations

Hey guys! I know this just looks like a generic RGB battlestation. I recently just bought a house for myself, and was finally able to set up my own gaming room, and I wanted to show it off .I plan to eventually set up my VR stuff in this room somewhere. I know the photo quality sucks, but I don't own a camera, and my iPhone camera sucks.

Case - NZXT Phantom 410


CPU - i7-4790k Devil's Canyon

CPU Cooler - NZXT Kraken X42

RAM - Kingston HyperX


Storage - Samsung 860 PRO 1TB

Keyboard - Ducky Shine 4

Mouse - Corsair Scimitar

Headphones - Sennheiser PC 360

Microphone - Audio-Technica 2020

Audio Interface - Focusrite Scarlett Solo

Monitors - Asus VG248QE x2

u/meridianblade · 3 pointsr/Astronomy
u/dc3800 · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

1 ms response time. I really like this monitor. If your pc can run 144fps it will be beautiful. What gpu do you have?

u/Anon_Guy1985 · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

It really is awesome. I got a 144Hz monitor last week and it really has shown me what I have been missing out on. I was playing CS:GO and was flat out blown away at the smoothness.

Not to mention how fluid everything moves now in comparison to my work monitor.

I got this monitor:

And followed the instructions here:

My computer gaming life has been changed for the better.

u/Ghost1y · 3 pointsr/buildapc

I have this monitor and cannot recommend it highly enough. Here's a marginally better priced Amazon link.

The one thing is the colors aren't great out of the box, but if you google it, you can find some color profiles/settings on Tom's Hardware that look good.

Ninja edit: feel free to message me if you have any questions about the monitor, I will answer them as best I can!

u/Patate_ · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

If the 27" is not that important heres a good 144hz monitor.

u/jaculop · 3 pointsr/GlobalOffensive
u/Sweepy_time · 3 pointsr/buildapc
u/piggyonastick · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE is a great 144hz monitor. I have a 1070 and it pushes the 144hz very well.

u/bronzin54 · 3 pointsr/gaming

Any monitor is more than sufficient to the game on, especially when the average response is 8-5ms. TV's are perhaps the worst since they get as high as 30 or even 40ms.

As for a monitor under $400, I recommend the Asus VG248QE

u/Gpont · 3 pointsr/MLBTheShow

There is a reddit for monitor help maybe he meant you were asking unrelated to The Show


Anyway, this is what i have had for awhile


Asus is a good brand imo basically you are looking for anything with a really low response time like this one is 1 ms.. I will say that getting cheaper faster monitor means that you sacrifice on coloring a bit like for me this monitor took some tweaking out of the box but i am happy with it.


Note im not saying this is the best monitor its just the only one I have used and I have enjoyed it.. You could do further research on monitors based off these specs because im sure they have newer models that are better.

u/eaglesfan2445 · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

But to answer your question, can't go wrong with the ASUS VG248QE

u/scraynes · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Sure. See below.

ASUS VG248QE - This is what I have, because I got it for $188 from Best Buy. Best buy tends to usually have a good deal on this monitor, so keep an eye on that.

The famous BenQ XL2411 - I've heard this is the best 144 on the market. I've never used it per say, but I love the design but it's not worth the extra money(I got my other one for much much cheaper) so I never got to use this.

Acer GN246HL - This is a very low-end 144hz and some people have it, but it doesn't have much with it (adjustments etc).

The Asus one is heavy, so if you use monitor mounts, make sure they're secure.

u/[deleted] · 3 pointsr/Cynicalbrit

I'm not sure which one he personally uses... But if you want a great 120hz+ monitor, I would have to recommend either THIS or THIS, depending on how much you're willing to spend.

u/Nordein · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

This has been the best one I have seen.

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz refresh rate 1ms pixel response time & 3D capable

u/PhantomFallacy23 · 3 pointsr/CompetitiveForHonor

You're better off buying this ASUS monitor (link below). Benq monitors cost a decent amount more and this monitor uses the exact same screen as the Benq's do. I have this exact ASUS monitor and have had it for about 4 months. I absolutely love it. When I bought it it was about $200 USD and the price has been fluctuating ever since I did. The lowest I saw it was $195 USD. It's a bit on the higher side atm though, but Benq's are still a bit more. Hope this helps!

u/Jauris · 3 pointsr/thedivision

Give the ASUS VG248qe a try. It's a great monitor for the price.

u/NeedMorePowah · 3 pointsr/buildapc

How much is your budget?

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Edit: nvm doesn’t have free sync, but it’s still a good monitor imo

u/Abracadavar9 · 3 pointsr/buildapc

I like your list! I think the fact you picked great headroom for your PSU is a very wise choice.

The only suggestion I have is maybe take a look at this monitor, its by Asus 144HZ I own it and I love it - its also slightly cheaper

u/cabes7g · 3 pointsr/gamingpc

This is the mount :Bunion Corrector and Bunion...

Main gaming monitor: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Second monitor: ASUS VE248H 24" Full HD 1920x1080...

Vertical monitor: (I believe this is the third, I have lost the link) Acer G276HL Kbmidx 27" Full HD (1920 x 1080) VA Zero Frame Monitor with Built-in Speakers (HDMI, DVI & VGA Ports)

u/xexiled · 3 pointsr/buildapc

Sorry for the long response time. IPS panels have better colors and viewing angles. TN panels on the other hand have higher refresh rates and response times.

You have to pick one or the other at this price range though. I however prefer TN panels because I like the smooth 144hz refresh rates and 1ms response times. You on the other hand might want the better colors.

Here are some IPS monitors that are recommended often.

u/unloader86 · 3 pointsr/xboxone

Apparently this is one of the best gaming monitors out right now. And it's $100 off.

u/HarambesHandler · 3 pointsr/battlestations

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Here is the monitors, I’m not sure about the mount. I can figure it out later for you though

u/milesprower06 · 3 pointsr/buildapc

Asus VG248QE - Amazon - $274.99

I've got three of those beauties. Haven't steered me wrong yet.

u/Mises2Peaces · 3 pointsr/buildapcsales

I picked this up for $219: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Right now it's going for $279. Set a price alert on and they'll email you when the price drops below whatever amount you set.

u/hutchkinss · 3 pointsr/Monitors

1080p (Non-Gsync):

1440p (Non-Gsync):

1440p (G-sync):

Note: If you pretty much only play csgo there's no need to get a gsync monitor as those cost much more and gsync is disabled when the game goes above the monitor's refresh rate. Your 1060 will play csgo at well over 144 fps even at 1440p. If you plan on playing "beefier" games at 1440p gsync is recomended.

u/FierceDeityGabe · 3 pointsr/gaming

I'm going to assume you're on a budget otherwise I would recommend something like this as a 144hz monitor will make a way bigger difference than whatever the hell "optimized for esports" is supposed to mean. But I would go for a 24 inch screen regardless as 1080p on anything bigger will look grainy.

u/hwtrend · 3 pointsr/buildapc

Depends on how much you want to fork out for the monitor , but I think a 24" 1080p would be what you will looking for . It's a good PPI ballpark for 1080p , I've used 27" 1080p before and the lack of pixel density gets really annoying overtime , especially while web browsing .

If u're looking for 144hz and Gsync there is this ASUS VG248QE 24" 144hz 1080p TN , for around $259.99 (I don't know how much it's sold in Crown though) . Don't think there are much options for 24" IPS with high refresh rate though .

u/lvl1k0n · 3 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

That popular 24" ASUS 144Hz is only $220 right now which is a steal. Im going to pick one up, but unfortunately I have to wait until Thursday before I have the money. I hope its still on sale come Thursday.

EDIT: Its also available on Newegg for the same price.

u/rcioffe · 3 pointsr/buildapc

This seems to be the popular choice these days.

r/monitors may have some good options there.

r/buildapcsales for deals on monitors.

u/littlescrub · 3 pointsr/DotA2

Raise your budget for another 50 bucks or so.

I highly recommend this monitor.

u/SlLKY_JOHNSON · 3 pointsr/buildapc

Do you play fast paced competitive games like CS, Overwatch, H1Z1, Rocket League, etc? If so get the ASUS VG248QE

If you're more into single player games and just wanna see the best of the best I wouldn't even know where to start with 1440p or ultrawide stuff.

u/BeardedDeath · 3 pointsr/buildapcsales

its $256 on with free shipping. I just got two :)

u/bigdadiofgoats · 3 pointsr/buildapc
u/FelixVale · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Found this for $200 on Newegg Open-box. However, it's normal price is amazing for all that you get. I have one myself. There is hope yet...

EDIT: Found one..refurbished, but still...

EDIT2: Forgot to mention, this monitor actually has some decent speakers on it, not JL Audio or Bose quality, but damn good all encompassing considered.

u/TheAShorter · 3 pointsr/GlobalOffensiveTrade

I have both an ASUS and BenQ monitor (that I use for my Xbox. Yes, I'm a console peasant at times)

The ASUS is an VG248QE - 144hz, 1920x1080, 1 ms response etcetera. amazon link

The BenQ is an RL2455HM which is only 60hz but that's all I need for console. Everything is similar between the monitors except for refresh rate. link to an XL series monitor

My only complaint about the ASUS is that the menus for adjusting picture can be slightly confusing at first if you haven't used one before. The BenQ I have is NOT the XL series, but from what I have seen the picture menu is very similar between the XL and RL series (which I have) - VERY simple and easy to operate.

Prices are similar on Amazon, with the BenQ being about $20 more - the biggest difference is the menu operation, which is slightly more simple on the BenQ monitors.

Overall - if you want to spend a little extra for a simple menu go with a BenQ XL series, if you don't mind figuring out the menu for a cheaper monitor go with the ASUS.

u/Anti_SeaBear_Circle · 3 pointsr/buildapc

There's some differences between these monitors that are fairly important. The Acer is an IPS monitor, while the BenQ is TN. TN is older technology, but is usually able to boast better response times, which in general is better for gaming. The BenQ you have listed is 2ms response time. The Acer has a response time of 5ms.

However, IPS monitors have way, way better viewing angles, and are better at color reproduction, which generally make things look nicer (and as a personal anecdote, make things seem "brighter").

Basically it's a choice of whether you want the slightly faster response time vs the IPS panel. I have 2 of the Acer monitors, because they have a very small bezel they look good in a dual monitor setup. However, I swapped one out for a 144hz monitor and I'm not going back to 60hz. It's obviously more expensive, but if you're going to drop $500-1000 on a computer, you shouldn't be bottlenecked at the monitor.

u/nikto11 · 3 pointsr/Monitors

Well reviewed one for 1080p, and here is one for $500 that's 144hz/1440p and has Freesync for your AMD card.

u/hotchrisbfries · 3 pointsr/buildapc

I bought an ASUS VG248QE 24-Inch Screen LED-lit Monitor and yes, the colors out of the box are HORRENDOUS. But that can easily be fixed with the right ICC color profile. I found mine with a quick google search. I've never had an IPS panel, so if that is what you're comparing too I can't make any recommendations.

The other really nice thing with 120Hz or 144Hz panels is the almost complete lack of motion blur. LightBoost monitors have a strobe backlight feature that completely eliminate motion blur for 2D; for CRT-quality perfectly sharp fast motion on LCD. Usually this is only for 3D, but you can turn it on with a simple background app. It makes everything from your desktop to gaming incredibly smooth with zero ghosting.

The app I use is here:

So unless color accuracy is a huge deal for you (professional photography, video editing, etc..) the advantage to having 120Hz and virtually no motion blur is a big upside for gaming. Not to forget that you can also get Nvidia's G-Sync installation kit, provided that you use an Nvidia card.

u/Fapplet · 3 pointsr/buildapc


  • Why are do 144hz monitors have washed colors?
  • What would it be like to have 144hz monitor in the middle of 2 60hz monitors on the side?
  • Would eyefinity work well with 2 60hz monitors and 1 144hz monitor
  • Is the 144hz worth it as a birthday present?
  • I have 8gb of ram, I use atleast 50% of it all the time, Do I need more? I even have 50% if I do nothing like Google Chrome.
  • Will I tell a difference between using a DVI and HDMI?
  • Are the Gamescon 780s good and worth the money?
u/jugzeh · 3 pointsr/PUBATTLEGROUNDS

edit: currently I run 3 screens, I play games on this one:

GSYNC is expensive, if you have that kind of disposable income do it. As far as 144hz goes, there's no going back from that smoothness.

Honestly, right now the sweet spot is 1440p 144hz ... slowly coming down in price. When it comes down in price this is my next purchase

I wouldn't worry about 4k gaming unless it's a really big importance to you. If you need to upgrade now, 144hz is where it's at. If you can spot some extra cash, 1440p 144hz. GSYNC is pretty amazing though, from my understanding it eliminates tearing and gives the smoothest gameplay possible, something that could be helpful for PUBG as it grows. Hope that helps

u/lemurstep · 3 pointsr/CitiesSkylines

Woah man chill. We all know vanilla C:S without a LUT looks like overexposed butthole tho. If you're looking for monitors, I've been really happy with this guy

u/CianXIII · 3 pointsr/buildapcsales

I finished my PC build 2 months ago. I just bought this today. I downgraded in size as I was using a 27" 1080p 60hz 6ms monitor and honestly I turn my head sometimes when gaming with FPS. It's $40 cheaper minus tax which is about $15. IMO get this one and don't make the same mistake I did. I only bought my monitor since I was in a rush in grabbing a monitor and it was open box which cost me $180.

Edit: Im also using a 1060 6gb

u/claramill · 3 pointsr/GirlGamers

This is my baby; I use it for everything, including my Switch and I highly recommend it. Great refresh rate, solid construction, lots of adjustable settings.

The first one I got had a cluster dead pixels and I immediately returned it, no problem. It's also a rotating set up if vertical monitors are your thing.

u/bradd93 · 3 pointsr/buildapc

You are going to need to choose between ips and 120hz at that price range. Dell makes some great ips panels like this one. Otherwise you can look at a TN panel for faster refresh rates. I know this asus is highly recommended on here. Either are great options around your price range. Read up on reviews and just pick one. Good Luck!

u/tickthegreat · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

It is amazing so far, if a little washed out. I played with a profile I found online which improved it a bit. I tried the lightboost trick on it and found it a lot less smooth so I run it au natural.

Soon I want to get two more and run them in portrait mode like a boss.

u/EniReddit · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

It depends what games you play. If you play FPS, I would recommend a mouse that has 500-1000 Polling rate. Polling rate is basically the delay between your mice and monitor. This delay is measured in milliseconds. Resources:

If you are worrying about DPI, it is just a measurement of sensitivity the mice has.
DPI: Dots per inch

I would recommend there being the smallest delay between your mouse and monitor in FPS games.

In a scientific point of view, when you move your mouse with 250 polling rate, it will take 4 ms (milliseconds) to input that into your computer. This delay may limit your actual ability to aim by, essentially, four milliseconds.
Not only that, right after your mouse sends this input, now your monitor has to refresh and display this input for you. Low response time monitors help greatly to this because it simply lowers the delay.
My mouse @ 400 DPI and 1000 polling rate with Razer Synapse 2.0:
My monitor @ 144 Hz 1ms:

u/dsamg · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

For an extra 50$ you can get a 144hz monitor
Used to be 230$ don't know why it went up.

u/razer981 · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Get the Asus VG248QE.

I'm not 100% if it's within your budget of 300 € since I'm just using Google's USD to Euro converter.

Also G-Sync/Free Sync doesn't really do anything other than dynamically change the refresh rate of the monitor and gets rid of screen tearing.

u/Asianhacker1 · 3 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

get a 144hz if you: can afford it, get easily above 144 fps in cs. The difference is significantly smoother and well worth it (you can see the difference just by dragging your mouse across the desktop). I recommend this one by asus. Good color and one of the cheaper ones out there.

u/KuroWTF · 3 pointsr/buildapc

freesync adds little to no cost to the monitor, unlike gsync, in fact, theres a good $200 freesync 144hz monitor (here) and then theres this one without freesync or gsync, but pretty much everything else is the same for $250 (here)

u/OddLawnGnome · 3 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Best price I've seen on it yet, I happily sacrificed getting an IPS for better refresh rate. One of the best gaming decisions I have ever made.

u/Zarrex · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

I would go with these two:

  • ASUS VE248Q as your secondary monitor

  • ASUS VG248QE as your main monitor.

    They look almost identical, but the VG248QE has 144hz refresh rate which is great.
u/Comp625 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Even if Newegg doesn't restock by Monday, I would keep my eyes out for another sites including Amazon for an equal deal.

CamelCamelCamel is a robot that auto-tracks prices at Amazon. This same monitor was also $219.99 over the last few days (it just unfortunately bumped up to $251.33 earlier today). I wouldn't be surprised if it drops to $219.99 again on Monday.

u/abspam3 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I'm currently running a triple monitor setup, with 2x

Asus VE248H

And 1x

Asus VG248QE

For intense FPS gaming, and I love them to death. They're high response TN panels, so they won't look as good as an IPS, but in my experience I've had very few issues once they're calibrated.

If there were any other features you were looking for (3D-Ready, DisplayPort, VGA, etc.), let us know so we can find you the best monitor for your budget.

u/Metalpetals · 2 pointsr/gaming
u/Ceadarz101 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I don't own one, but it seems like this is the most popular 1080p 144hz monitor.

u/atl2rva · 2 pointsr/rva

144 Hz 1080p gaming monitor. In perfect condition. Has barely been used. Still have box, cables, drivers cd, and manual.

u/Jgautier123 · 2 pointsr/Monitors

Well I'm assuming you're looking for something that won't break the bank and if you want IPS for a good price you have to go with 60hz. Here's an example of a solid 60hz IPS monitor:
Depending on what games you play, you might want 144hz over IPS. This would be the case if you play games like CSGO, or other competitive shooters. Here's a good 144hz panel:

u/jbomb6 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Well I can't speak from experience but I just ordered this for my i5 4690k and GeForce 970 . I've heard it's one of the best monitors for the price

u/atliensarereal · 2 pointsr/buildapc

this is a pretty highly regarded monitor. 1ms, 144hz, 1080p

u/itsmountainman · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

If you're looking for a good monitor, I can personally recommend this one:

The other option you have is to purchase a GTX 970 or AMD 290x. I know both have been going down in price and are well under $500. I haven't checked recently but depending on how much the 290x has come down you could get both the monitor and the card for under $600.

u/derekre3 · 2 pointsr/PS4

I recently got a 24 inch Asus VG248QE and I love it. Probably overkill for a PS4 but I have both my PS4 and gaming computer hooked up to it. I did notice a difference with the PS4 though, especially on MLB the Show. Haven't tried any FPS on it with the PS4 yet. Helplessly addicted to The Show.

u/djail93 · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

Probably this one. I have it and I love it.

u/anal__disaster · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Middle one is a 1920x1080 144hz ASUS VG248QE 24"

The ones to the left and right of that are 1920x1080 60hz AOC e2470swhe 24"

I mostly use the middle one for competitive games (Overwatch, Rocket League, CSGO, Melee)
But for more casual games where I don't mind 60hz vsync input lag I use all three at once. The 1070 handles pretty much any game at 5760x1080.

Also it's even more comfy when it's snowing / raining outside :)

u/Thebeefk · 2 pointsr/Charlotte

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Hardly used, got for myself in December, thought i could do a triple monitor setup, i could not.

Looking to sell for cash, i paid 270, flexible on price.

u/Iron_Tits · 2 pointsr/computers

here you go, friend:

and here is a guide on how you calibrate it to ensure everything looks beautiful on it:

this is what I'm using with my r9 390, and everything looks fantastic

u/Sjiv · 2 pointsr/buildapc
I have this one and its pretty kick-ass for gaming. Its around the same price as the ones you have picked out and its 144hz but its 1080p. So the resolution wont be the best on the market but movement on your screen will be smooth as butter.

u/Megalan · 2 pointsr/gamegrumps

Looks like ASUS VG248QE

u/xratedlegend · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I'd start by saving some cash with an i5 and use it toward a better monitor

u/awyeahmuffins · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Looking for a good monitor to pair with my i7 3770k and r9 280x. Kind of new to everything, so while I understand the basic differences I find myself lost in the amount of different brands and models.

I play mostly third-person games (Tomb Raider, Witcher, Mass Effect) and some light FPS (BF4, Titanfall, not very competitive) so I'm assuming IPS is the way to go over TN?

What hz and resolution would be good for my build?

What I'm looking for:


Preferably under $260

But I'm flexible on both conditions given the right monitor.

Monitors I was looking at:



The second one is more expensive, but has better refresh rate, response time, and contrast ratio, but has a TN panel instead of an IPS. Thoughts? Any others to consider?

u/gagelemonmccoy · 2 pointsr/Rainbow6

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/Vir1lity · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Most of the gaming monitors now have gone from 120Hz to 144Hz, and they are not cheap. Your 2 best options are probably:

Asus VG248QE

BenQ XL2430T

u/Anrikay · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Sorry, just edited the album to include them. Both of them are 1920x1080 TN panels.

Center monitor: Asus VG248QE 24" 144Hz monitor. I bought this monitor because it's 144Hz, 3D-vision ready, and Asus so it would match my other monitors. I give it an 8/10.

Pros: I got it at $220, eye strain is significantly reduced due to the 144Hz refresh rate, I can finally watch my 3D movies, and the backplate is at the same height as the other monitors so monitor stands work.

Cons: my only real con is the color reproduction. When in 2D, colors can be a bit washed out and there's only so far calibration can take you. In 3D, on the other hand, it looks fantastic so I accept the trade-off.

Peripheral Monitors: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" 60Hz monitor. These monitors are used for nVidia Surround and extra documents. For example, I'll do |Spotify & browser|works cited & research paper|browser & browser|. Since I mainly do work on the center, I didn't need 120/144Hz. This gets a 9/10.

Pros: response time is suitable for gaming. Color reproduction is some of the best I've seen in a TN panel. I bought the two monitors three years apart and noticed zero color degradation. At $150, the price/performance ratio is almost unreal.

Cons: The included stand is garbage, very few ways to adjust it. If you want more than one monitor, I'd recommend just getting a monitor stand. But this being my only complaint should tell you how good I think it is.

TL;DR: I love all of my monitors. I would recommend the VS247H-P to anyone. The VG248QE isn't for everyone, so I recommend that only if you want 3D. There are better looking 144Hz monitors without 3D.

u/YeahMann · 2 pointsr/redditblack

Two best gaming monitors on the market. I'm saving up for the BenQ



u/anthony10292 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I just recieved my Asus VG248qe and I'd highly recommend it.
144hz 1ms 24inch" 1080p

I got mine used off of amazon warehouse for $220. The box had a dent as described in the description, besides that it works beautifully. I had been waiting for a 144hz monitor to go on sale, got impatient and ordered it once I saw it was a prime eligible product. I figured I'd test it out and if anything was wrong with it, then I'd just return it.. But so far no problems.

u/MixdNuts · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Found you one, its pretty high priced though.

u/Zizuirl · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Depends on your budget, really. In my opinion everybody should use Asus's 144hz monitor. Though 3 of them would be expensive.

u/blzed · 2 pointsr/pcgaming

What do you consider cheap?

For what you're looking for there's two options: Cheap or High Quality. And you probably won't find a 120Hz monitor for under $230.

I have the Asus VG248QE and am very pleased with it.

u/1950sGuy · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

people like this one, which may be in your price range

u/gooseta · 2 pointsr/buildapc

> great color, low response time

These two don't really come together in any monitors, and if you want 144hz you'll need to sacrifice doing any editing on it. However watching movies etc won't be a problem I don't think. Also don't know why you want to run a 1080p panel with a $550 gpu, but whatever

this will be fine

u/pissedof15yrold · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I personally love my VG248QE perfect quality just change a few settings and reliable

u/polopollo85 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I used to play WoW on a 2013 15 macbook pro till 2 weeks ago.

I bought a new desktop from a friend. Really powerful to me.

  • Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5/3.9Ghz
  • 16GB RAM DDR4 3000Mhz Vengeance
  • EVGA GTX 1070 8GB
  • SSD 480GB Corsair Force LE
  • And Watercooling (even if not overclocked, as I don't know yet how it works)

    Now that is amazing, it is like I play a new game. (Going from 12-25fps to 90+, and I think WoW is limiting to 100 by default. Anyway).


    My problem is I borrowed his monitor. From what I see, it is a ASUS VS228H-P 21.5" Full HD 1920x1080

    And for those who played WoW, it feels "smaller". My knowledge of screens is limited, but I think when I run WoW on the macbook, the resolution is 2880x1800. I feel I can't go to a smaller resolution.

    Another friend told me "if you are gonna do gaming, you need this monitor". But all I can see is the same "1920x1080" resolution.


    What is the advice from this community for a good compromise?

  • I am looking for a 27'' screen.
  • I've heard of 4k. By browsing here and there I found this one which is definitely high end budget to me. People said that under 32'', everything feels "tiny".
  • In a 1st time I'm gonna play WoW on it, then I'll do more adventure games like the Witcher, Tomb Raider, Skyrim, etc. Anything that will be release and be awesome on the "adventure" side. I do not plan to do any MOBA or FPS, I'm too old for this :) My aim is just to play and have fun, not going to the competitive side of games, just enjoying chilling adventure games that I missed by having a mac.


    I start to feel overwhelm by browsing topics I am not familiar with yet (remember, I come from a all-in-one macbook). I need enlightenment, I plan to buy a new monitor around black Friday (in sale or not, $200 would be preferable, definitely under $400). If you guys have heard of a similar situation, and could tell me something like "Yeah I have a similar story and went with this monitor XXX, I highly recommend this to you, {you don't need 4k, you need 4k}, the fps above 60 {matters, not matters} for what you seek for, the price is just {$250, $450 but really really worth it, $350 right in your range!}"
u/GonthorianDX · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I do not recommend getting a 4K monitor that is only 24-inch, 1080p is perfect for that size.
Instead go for a 1080p @60hz IPS panel or go for a 1080p @144hz TN panel for the same price range. Here is a 1080p @144hz monitor that is really good:

As for the PC, DO NOT GET NORTON, do yourself a favor and stay away from that as far as you possibly can.
If you are looking for proper Security software, get this one instead:

And while you are at it you might aswell include:

As for the pheriperals, either get a 10$ keyboard or get a good mechanical one such as the Corsair RGB Strafe.
The same goes for the mouse, get a cheap piece of crap or go for a proper gaming mouse. Do NOT take the middle-ground pheriperals.

u/MildLife · 2 pointsr/bapcsalescanada

Thanks, I really want something to last me a while. This is the one that caught my attention based on reviews but the chance of it going on sale seems unlikely :(

u/DetroOps · 2 pointsr/PcMasterRaceBuilds
  • Yes, your video card will support dual monitors.
  • I have 2 24" monitors currently, the only thing about the size of the monitors is will they fit, mine barely fit but it works. If you're going 1080p, get 144hz and take advantage of that GPU. I recommend this
  • That 1440p monitor seems fine, I don't know anything about it, just make sure to check reviews.

    If you're planning on playing FPS games like CSGO or BF1 I recommend getting the 1080p 144hz monitors because of the faster refresh rate, though if you're playing games like Witcher 3, Skyrim, Fallout 4, games that don't have fast paced multiplayer where every frame counts, I'd say get the 1440p monitor. That's just my .02
u/civichbca91 · 2 pointsr/RocketLeague

Yes my PC gaming monitor, I use it on both the xbox and PC and the input delay is still VERY noticeable.

edit: this is my monitor -

u/Mr_Plakton · 2 pointsr/Competitiveoverwatch

Looks alright. I wouldn't reccomend Ryzen chips. I would probably get something more like an i7 6700k or the 6700 (which is around $20 cheaper if you can't justify the price) for gaming. If you end up choosing an Intel CPU you'll have to choose a different Mobo as well but there are lots of good ones.

I'd reccomend getting an entry level 144Hz Screen. If you can stretch to something like this I would seriously reccomend it, though it's not going to hurt you if you don't. I think it was Jake from LG Evil that made T500 early in the game on a Mac Book running OW in wine.

I personally don't like any gaming Headsets other than the HyperX Clouds. There is a huge quality difference between them and any other "gaming" headsets I have used.

As far as mice and keyboards, I would probably just buy a nice cheap Keyboard to begin with because there are no benefits really to having a good keyboard if you're on a budget. A mouse is kinda personal, I use a Steel Series Rival 100 but am a palm style user and am completely arm aim. It's a good cheap mouse but you may want something else if your grip style is different. My brother plays claw and doesn't mind it though.

Parts and gear you should prioritise for Overwatch are: Good GPU. 6GB 1060s are plenty for overwatch unless you want to be running the game at consistently over 240FPS (here's Taimou's settings btw. These will help with you configuring your settings for Overwatch). A fast CPU (Overwatch can be very CPU dependant). SSDs are kinda nice and fairly cheap. If you have a SSD btw you're at a direct benefit to most other players because you load in matches faster and can therefore instalock first, if that's your thing. :P Monitors are the most important peripheral by far in my opinion, followed closely by mice. If you're not getting a 144Hz screen now, you'll want one eventually (you won't need one but you'll want one). The only other peripheral that is important for Overwatch specifically is a mouse. This is one of those what suits your style things and there's no real correct answer but for First Person Shooters you usually want a nice light fast mouse. Ideally with 2 buttons on the side of the mouse for binding melee and voice. Just don't get a Razer and you'll be fine.

I'd probably ask on /r/buildapc as well because they'll probably give you better advice than this sub will. Best of luck dude with your transition to PC. Hope this helps.

Edit: oh and Mousepad! In the beginning I'd reccomend a nice control style mouse pad for getting used to using a mouse for aiming. I can't reccomend you any though because I have always used the mats that come in WoW TCG boxes since a family member has heaps of them and I've never used any other control style mats. The bigger the better.

u/banana_nation · 2 pointsr/Overwatch

If your focus will be gaming, you can get 144hz monitors for 300$ or less for sure. This one for example.

u/FuzeCap · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

This is right in your budget and is an amazing monitor, I use this as my main and it have suited me quite well! Hope this helps :)

u/Not_enough_yuri · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Well there's this. I can't imagine that it's too bad a choice. Nonetheless I strongly recommend going over budget and getting this Asus monitor. I'd much rather fork over an extra $70 for a notoriously well built product than risk getting a monitor that is known for having manufacturing defects. Whatever you do, make sure you look up a monitor recalibration guide once you get it. Less expensive TN monitors don't have great color out of the box, but you can make them look pretty fantastic with some manual adjustment. Good luck!

u/motionglitch · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

If you have an AMD GPU: ViewSonic XG2401

If not: ASUS VG248QE

u/koliano · 2 pointsr/Monitors

I found this on my own, and also had someone recommend it to me. It doesn't have G-Sync though- with my 1070GTX and i7 6700k @ 4GHz cpu, do I definitely need G-Sync or can I pass on it?

u/lazysp333 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

The one I use and really like is the ASUS VG248QE. It's right out of your price range at about ~$265 but Amazon gives a bunch of savings every now and then.

u/Realtricky · 2 pointsr/buildapc

This is a fantastic option, but you have to wait for a sale for it to go below $300. If you're OK with 75hz, take the VG245H variant, it's a solid monitor.

u/The_Hope_89 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Entry Level gaming 60hz 1080p link $130

Enthusiast gaming 144hz 1080p monitor link $315

Entry Level gaming 1440p monitor Link $250

Each of these monitors have LOW <5ms response time, IPS panel, and great colors.

u/PatrioticImgurian · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

That'll do just fine! That's a good monitor too, but if you want a 27" i suggest this one , but you'll have to wait for the price to go back down to where it was or get it used.

u/Russ916 · 2 pointsr/gaming

Is it the Asus VG248QE?

I have one for $150 it's okay, but You can get a used one from Amazon warehouse for $169.69 with a 30 day return period.

There's no guarantee with Craigslist if getting your money back.

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Look at used & new options, just slighty below the add to cart option.

Like Drake's album, Thank Me Later.

u/Samurai_TwoSeven · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I have 2 of these monitors, they work wonders once you do a quick color recalibration

u/Pussy_BuzzKill · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I've had this Asus for 4+ years now and it's been great.


Not THE cheapest but when I was looking back then it was the best bang for ur buck.

u/Conikolg · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I see this repeatedly as the monitor of choice by many pro players:

u/TimeTravellerSmith · 2 pointsr/buildapc

> I'm using an R9 280x

You've got a few options:

  • single 1080p 120/144Hz
  • triple 1080p 60Hz
  • single 1440p 60Hz

    Now, you also don't want anything over 24" and you don't want to spend more than 400€ (551,60$). So I'd probably go with the first option...a single 1080p 120/144Hz. You probably won't saturate that monitor but that's ok because then you won't have any frame tearing issues. You'd be looking at around 60fps for Crysis 3 on high settings, and you're pushing 100fps for BF3 on ultra. So you would be able to take advantage of a 120/144Hz monitor.

    >And is there such a big difference between 60Hz and 120/144

    Yes. It's going to look a lot smoother the higher the frame rate, so if you're playing something like Civ V you probably won't notice a difference at all, while something like BF3 or CounterStrike where there's a lot of movement and fast paced things going on you'll be able to see it.

    This monitor looks like it fits the bill nicely. It's 24" 144Hz 1080p and comes in at $280. Sorry that it's an Amazon link, but you can just take the model and search it on whatever site that you want to and it'll probably be pretty close in price.

    If you want other monitors that you don't want to game on, I'd suggest you just go with a 1080p 60Hz monitor since you won't be utilizing the speed. Something like this. 24" 1080p 60Hz at $180.

    Unless you're planning on triple monitor gaming, or if you're a productivity guru you probably don't need a third screen. If you do want three screens I'd get three of the 1080p 60Hz one since you probably won't be able to take advantage of three 120/144Hz monitors with a single 280x.
u/SinnermightyBL · 2 pointsr/PS4

Go for this instead: ASUS VG248QE

Much better monitor. It will also be the first monitor ever to support G-Sync if you decide to mod your monitor later in the year with a DIY kit Nvidia will be selling.

Edit: Cheaper by $20 but a 3-6 week delay (backordered I suppose).

Edit 2: G-Sync information Basically G-Sync will eliminate screen tearing and stuttering from fixed monitor refresh rates by making them variable. When games go from 60 to 45 to 50 to 40 to 60 you will notice stuttering significantly, not so with G-Sync (as examples from the demos). I'm just rambling here, since it won't affect PS4 (requires a Nvidia GPU & DisplayPort connection), or photo editing but it is a nice note to pick up on for people looking to buy new monitors and do some PC gaming :)

This monitor is still much better than the one you linked, 80,000,000:1 Contrast Ratio to 10,000,000:1, which I assume is a big factor for photo editing (I'm terrible at judging photos).

Edit 3: Would also suggest the QNIX QX2710 monitor for you, though it is more expensive. Is an IPS panel monitor, multiple connections for HDMI (PS4), 27" 1440p for PC (DisplayPort, DVI Dual-link) that I posted in response to /u/comicidiot.

u/xSHIFTNASTYx · 2 pointsr/xboxone

That is a pretty good monitor too. I use a similar one, but it is the ASUS VG248QE.

Pretty much has all of the same features as your BenQ. Either the ASUS is really good or I got really lucky (also a TN panel) because I have two of them set up as dual monitors and I recommended one to a friend, all 3 had excellent colors right out of the box. I have yet to tweak anything on mine.

u/Ackbar652 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Thank you! That's awesome! I'll definitely be checking them out. Gonna put that order in now.

Edit: The Asus is only $250 on Amazon:

u/sexymurse · 2 pointsr/Wildlands

Sorry to be a party pooper, this game uses the exact center of the screen for the point of impact (just like 99% of other 3rd person shooters) and people have learned a simple "trick" to help with target acquisition. This "trick" is to put a red dot on the TV or monitor with sharpie, shit there are products you can buy and **monitors with BUILT IN CROSSHAIR OVERLAYS that are hotkeyed and hardware side so the games (and recorded video) cant prevent them and they don't show when recorded.

  • The erratic movement of the team and the HUD off makes me wonder if this was co-op... there is literally no way to tell if that was even them who made the hit.

  • Its just not really impressive to me and looks incredibly staged, not to mention that its simply foolish since they HAVE A SCOPE and wasted 3 rounds.

  • Running no-scope while getting shot at in a live match against human players is one thing, hitting a stationary target while stationary is like shooting fish in a barrel.
u/Optsfutbnobft · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I'm definitely not an expert in this subject, but I do know that this laptop is worth at the very least $350 in poor condition but no more than $650. The RAM alone costs around $70 (assuming DDR2). At those kind of prices, you could get one maybe two 24-inch 144Hz monitors.

u/MPCExtant · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

The BenQ you're looking at is 75 Hz, not 120/144 Hz. I personally have the BenQ XL2420Z and I love it.

The ASUS VG248QE is a pretty popular gaming monitor. It was selling for $220 a week or two ago, it's gone up but it's just above your budget. Not sure if you're willing to stretch it a bit. So if you're willing to wait for a sale, you might catch a better price.

As for mice, I use the Razer Deathadder2013, and that's a little large. I used to use the Logitech G502 but it was a little too small for me. But it does have the thumb grip/rest you were looking for and the weight is adjustable.

People here are recommending the Zowie FK1 which is really popular amongst the community right now. If you're hands are small, the FK2 is coming out soon (not sure when), and it will be slightly smaller. But these have no thumb rest.

Side note: If you decide to go for the ASUS monitor, this will help you with the color calibration. These fast response time monitors usually have shitty stock color calibrations.

u/GTS250 · 2 pointsr/Fallout

There's a lot of posts. They try, but a lot of the same questions get asked over and over, and a little bit of searching can clear those up (try the criteria, the Newegg listing, and the andandtech review. If none of those answer your question, search previously asked questions in the sub. Then, and only then, post.) I know when I was really active there (different account) for every post worthy of a response there were 3 that were asking a question that had been on top of the sub in the past week alone.

I checked out yours. Go use pcpartpicker, and it'll do it for you automatically. Most people don't respond to things that can be done better by robots, and that's life.

Also, with that level of a build, get a 144hz or something, that monitor is going to be the weakest part.

u/2014RT · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

Under $645.00? That's pretty easy.


Or This

Basically anything along those lines.

u/breichart · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Why does that monitor cost so much more than the 24" Asus 144 hz monitor? Is it because it's LED instead of LCD, and why is it so much better for that much price?

u/Jmvars · 2 pointsr/gaming

I have a ASUS VG248QE. It costs $244 on Amazon.

It's an old monitor by now but it should still fullfill your needs. It has built-in speakers too.

You might need to install a color profile since the colors can look a bit washed out. Luckily you can find a simple guide on the internet.

EDIT: If you plan to ever use the built-in speakers I suggest a DisplayPort cable as my speakers would make static noise when using a DVI cable.

u/Torgine · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Hate to break it to you but a 27", UWD monitor is anything but budget. You'd be better off with a budget 24" 144Hz monitor like the ASUS VG248QE.

u/JohnDolt · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Asus VG248QE

I didn't get it myself because I decided to go for 1440p.

u/Walrusizer · 2 pointsr/Stepmania

I use this and it's really good for its price imo.

u/Enickols12 · 2 pointsr/pcgamingtechsupport

For gaming, the monitor looks good. Here is a review.

If you have an AMD card and you want a 24" monitor this one is better.

I don't have this monitor, but I personally like Asus monitors because they usually can get pretty tall so I don't need a monitor stand. I have the PB277Q and it looks nice, performs well and I have not had any issues with it in the year I have had it.

This depends, the 24" with have a higher PPI by about 10 (not that big of a deal really) and the 27" will be larger. Personaly I would get the 27" if they are the same price like they are on Amazon.

u/DarkContagion · 2 pointsr/buildapc

You may want to take a look at this one:
It's 26% off atm.

u/Soulshot96 · 2 pointsr/Monitors

Couple options for the 27 inch panel:

Asus MG279Q(IPS Freesync 4ms, 144hz, not as good as the PG, but it's cheaper, and works better with your AMD GPU thanks to freesync):

This Acer(not too pretty imo but 144hz 1ms Freesync and cheap):

If you really want to save money, there is this Asus monitor(24 inches, 144hz, but TN, and only 1080p):

You'll have to look at these monitors for compatibility with Vesa mounts and stuff.

As far as Ultrawides go, that is a bit trickier, you might want to either stretch the budget, or cut into the $600 for the 144hz a bit to get both. I'll post suggestions anyway.

A Dell IPS 1440p ultrawide no freesync though afaik and rather expensive:

Crazy territory here, but this Acer has 75hz, 1440p, ips, freesync and a slick design, but its expensive as hell:

And a slightly cheaper but still pricey 1440p ips ultrawide from LG:

Look through, find some you like that both fit into your $1200 overall budget, make sure they would fit on a mount, find a mount, and go.

u/AlaskanBeard · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

It's not necessarily hi-res, but I'm super happy with my ASUS VG248QE's. Instead of something widescreen you could go with a dual monitor setup (I've got triple monitors).

I recommend them a log on this sub, but they're definitely worth it.

u/Zsilfen · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Are you planning on overclocking? If so a 120mm or even 240mm rad will be pretty nice. And this monitor is a little cheaper, and I have heard great things about it:

u/DoogerZOMG · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Hey everyone. I'm heavily torn between two very similar monitor models, the ASUS VG248QE and the AOC G2460PQU. Spec-wise they seem identical, but the AOC seems to be a year newer and perhaps better.

Any experiences out there to recommend for or against either?

u/strawnks · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Just a heads up, as someone that has played a lot of CS:GO that monitor is not great for it. I did not personally own the monitor, but a friend of mine did and I tired it quite a few times. It has nice colors but if your friend is looking for price to performance I recommend something like this This is the monitor I own and is a bit cheaper too if I am not mistaken. (Again you do lose some of the prettiness of the picture...)
Just checked it is no longer more expensive (It was a while back)

u/CunnedStunt · 2 pointsr/RocketLeague

It will make a difference for sure. You will still have more input lag than you would on a PC and Monitor, but not as much as you do with a TV.

I have this monitor and I would recommend it if your looking for 120hz+

u/MeetTheMets31 · 2 pointsr/MLBTheShow

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/AccurateTemperature · 2 pointsr/buildapc
  1. No.
  2. As long as your monitor is 1080p@144Hz or 1440p@60Hz, you should be able to achieve that with most games. Remember: FPS is the number of frames your GPU can push out. Refresh rate (Hz) is the number of frames your monitor can actually display.
  3. The B450 platform is aimed at Ryzen 2.
  4. Ryzen favors faster clock speeds. Your ram should be fine*.
  5. Mini-sized cards are typically meant for smaller form factor builds. Just understand that you may be sacrificing lower temps for the smaller card size. Also note that your case can support a longer card.
  6. This might be a good option for you.
  7. I'd swap that Razer keyboard for almost anything else; Razer's weakness is not their hardware, but their god-awful software.
u/Jakeob28 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

For the monitor, my preference is the ASUS VG248QE 24"

u/Doc_Zo · 2 pointsr/buildapc

There are a few monitors that are 2560x1080 at 144hz and those are great. Nice Ultrawide. Here are some links on amazon: ViewSonic VX2758-C-MH 27 Inch 1080p Curved UltraWide 144 Hz Gaming Monitor with FreeSync Eye Care HDMI and VGA
Acer Predator XB271HU Abmiprz 27-inch WQHD (2560x1440) NVIDIA G-SYNC Monitor (Display Port & HDMI Port, 144Hz)
AOC Agon AG271QX 27" Gaming Monitor, QHD 2560x1440, FreeSync, 144Hz, 1ms, DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI-D/VGA, QuickSwitch keypad, VESA
And I know there is an ASUS monitor on amazon that is 1920x1080 at 144hz. Here is the link: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

I just typed in the resolution with refresh rates and they all pop up. Got good deals on the monitors right now due to cyber Monday and Black Friday.

u/msterforks · 2 pointsr/buildmeapc
u/Wolf110 · 2 pointsr/Overwatch

Great monitor

144 hrz, 254 dollars atm, works very well, 1080p

u/Emerican09 · 2 pointsr/Games

Asus VG248QE (144 Hz)

It's amazing. The difference btw 60 and 144 Hz is an insane. As long as you can hold 144+ FPS, then I highly recommend this monitor.

Also, if you didn't already know, /r/globaloffensive is the CSGO subreddit.

u/scghost · 2 pointsr/buildapc is this probably the best OC'able IPS monitor?

edit: it's 350$.. Too expensive :(



Well, what do you guys think? Should he get the Asus or the BenQ?

u/4d6d1 · 2 pointsr/buildapc


Cable in question:

It does have a DP but my other two monitors only have HDMI and older inputs (DVI, VGA). In an attempt to simplify things I got 3 DP>HDMI cables rather than 2 DP>HDMI cables and 1 DP.

u/Fraolinch · 2 pointsr/playrust

It's the 1060. It's excellent for 1080p/60fps for "AAA" games (by that I really just mean games with demanding graphics) and 1080p/144fps for less demanding games (Overwatch, CSGO, etc.).

For reference, this is what I picked to pair with mine.

Now again, the monitor you picked can absolutely make sense if you don't plan on waiting too long before upgrading your GPU. Because until then, you just won't be able to make the most out of that monitor with just a 1060 (unless you spend most of your time playing CSGO really seriously. That'd be a case where it would make sense as well).

u/SmartPotato1 · 2 pointsr/FortNiteBR

Don’t have it myself, but I heard that this one is really good.

u/BearsEatGrub · 2 pointsr/buildapcforme

I hate for this to go over budget, but memory is really expensive nowadays, 32GB costs $150. Max settings at 1080p on WoW with this build will easily be at an average 75-80 FPS. For monitor, I would recommend this Asus 144hz 1ms monitor to go with it.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel Core i7-7700 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor | $308.74 @ OutletPC
CPU Cooler | CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler | $34.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard | MSI B250M PRO-VDH Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $79.98 @ SuperBiiz
Memory | G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4-2133 Memory | $154.99 @ Newegg
Storage | Sandisk SSD PLUS 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $74.99 @ B&H
Storage | Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $49.33 @ OutletPC
Video Card | EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card | $254.98 @ Newegg
Case | Thermaltake Core V21 MicroATX Mini Tower Case | $37.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply | EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply | $43.88 @ OutletPC
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1069.76
| Mail-in rebates | -$30.00
| Total | $1039.76
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-02-18 19:41 EST-0500 |

u/protopersona · 2 pointsr/gaming

I just bougth this guy and so far I'm amazingly happy with it. The response time makes more of a difference to me than I expected coming from a TV. My PS4 can't use the 144hz refresh rate, but that mode makes the screen dimmer anyways for some reason, so it's fine for me.

I somehow missed those BenQ monitors in my research before buying mine. They would have definitely been frontrunners beforehand.

As to your questions the widescreen shouldn't look stretched on the 27" as the aspect ratio should still be the same. Viewing distance is a factor when choosing screen sizes really. If you're sitting close to the monitor the 24" might be more comfortable on the eyes.

u/Exactually · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Not sure if this is the correct place to ask but I need some building advice. I'll be building a mITX machine for VR development in a couple of weeks and am upgrading my setup to support it. My budget is $1500. Should I get a 24" Asus VG248QE G-sync monitor or should I use the funds to make the build better? My current monitor is a 27" Hanns G

I'm also curious about my power supply. I have a CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX and was wondering if I should get a new modular PSU with 750W or stick with what I have?

u/sketchyy_ · 2 pointsr/GlobalAgenda2

Hi Voldis, I've been a really long time CS player and was globally elitest so I can def. give some advice.

144 hz monitors are hella good and you'll notice a huge performance increase if you are gaming with more than 200FPS. The way that this works is that you can have up to 144frames in a period of one second, so compared to the 60 you normally see on monitors, you'll instead see 144. This makes a really big difference with transitions and movements, as they will look smoother and you will be less likely to see tearing. I think this is a pretty good reference

unrelated snippet about refresh rates and FPS

You can look at refresh rates and FPS as two different entities. FPS is juts however many frames a second that you're getting, and the refresh rate is locked in at whatever the monitor allows. If two things are out of sync, ie the FPS "updates" at the 20ms mark, and the monitor updates at the 22ms mark, the monitor will display the frame from the 20ms mark, as it is the most up to date info. It's because of this that the 144hz/refresh monitor results in smoother transitions. Instead of only 60 updates, you'll get 144. To make this even more accurate, gsync was developed to ensure that the FPS refreshes at the exact same time as the monitor, so your screen will always give you the most recent information at a refresh point (22ms and 22ms instead of 20ms and 22ms)

end snippet

I personally recommend the although if all you care about are visuals, invest in an IPS. It isn't essential to have a 120/144hz, although it makes the whole CS:GO experience much more enjoyable.

Bunny hopping is something that just takes time to learn, but essentially you just need to spam jump right before you hit the ground with a scroll wheel. Through the use of air strafing, by pressing A or D and moving your mouse, you are able to control your momentum in the air and essentially control how fast you go. CS:GO has a hard cap of 300 units I think? after a jump, so by controlling your air strafing and in turn your velocity, you can move even faster than if you have a knife out (250 units.) It requires inhuman precision to maintain a velocity in the 250-300 range for long periods of time, especially on bumpy surfaces, which is why you don't see the pros bhop across the map.

About settings... everyone has their own preference and I think it really is unfair to say there is anything "best." Preferred resolution will vary from player to player, but all that matters is that you keep the same settings. Even if you start playing on tilt and doing really bad, you need to keep using the same settings. It'll make you a better player in the long run. If you really think you want to use a new resolution, do whatever, but try to stick with the same settings (like sensitivity and stuff.)

Gonna dump on some opinions here. Bhopping is insanely effective and can give you a slight edge over opponents. The half a second you save getting to garage on Nuke can result in you winning a 1v1. Learning smokes and flashes is an important thing, although its probably a better investment to focus on learning rotations. If you are able to get a good feeling for where other players should be, then keep track of where they actually are, and combine both of those with intel gained from your teammates positions, specifically where they can't be, you can probably out maneuver/play/position your opponents. Knowing where enemies are is a key component in winning as it will allow you to place yourself in a better position (ie if you know they are coming from B tuns on dust 2 to defuse your bomb in B, you can wait outside of the site to waste time.)

Definitely learn nades though, they're important (I still don't know them.) A good basic popflash to just practice is to throw it with right click and then walk over it. By doing so, you will force the enemy to look away and you won't get blinded by them. Pretty neat.

Another general tip is to just learn maps. If you can pre aim where people are going to be, you will have an advantage. Its much easier to mash WASD than it is to move your mouse. You'll also get called a cheater a lot which is pretty fun.

The way that tick rates work on server is that there are essentially a higher number of updates. So on a 64 tick server there are 64 updates a second, while in a 128 tick server there are 128 updates a second. It makes for a huge difference, although if you are below Badge (old LEM), then you probably won't really notice when it actually is a problem. Tick rates have nothing to do with refresh rates.

I would offer to help in game but I'm too busy to play really, although I don't mind explaining CSGO mechanics in depth. pls lmk if you have questions, I enjoy helping people get better at this, objectively, #1 FPS.

Also, watching streams really doesn't make you better after a certain point. You can use them to learn how to play counter-strike, but you can't use them to git guud because everyone plays differently. Watching someone else play may provide ideas, but at the end of the day CS:GO should be about having fun and playing in whatever way makes you happy.

sorry for long post,
tl;dr play csgo git guud

u/tinyjb · 2 pointsr/Overwatch

I own 2

It's a bit cheaper, but It is amazing, at least to me.

Why is that one so much more expensive?

u/Teh_Raider · 2 pointsr/gaming

Well of course there isn't a 4k 144hz monitor. But for casual play like GTA V and Rocket League you can use a 4k monitor, and for competitive games such as CS you can use a 144hz monitor like this one.

u/omega2346 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I like that monitor too!
however i should point out that I ordered mine, and got two.
also cheaper here where i got mine!

u/aloafofbreaddd · 2 pointsr/FortniteCompetitive

Woops you’re right this is the 144

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Hopefully he didn’t buy it...

u/Olly0206 · 2 pointsr/OverwatchUniversity

I have a 1060 also. I did a ton of research on 144hz monitors and there's a lot of conflicting information out there. What I summarized was that almost any of them are going to be good enough for this type of application (OW, general gaming). If you're building some military grade super computer and need very specific performance out of your monitor then spending 700+ for the "perfect" monitor is probably worth it.

I ended up getting It was at bestbuy at the time and on sale so I was content with that.

My only complaint was that it is a TN monitor and my 60hz that I was already using was an IPS. The IPS has better color than a TN and the TN generally feels darker and kind of feels like the colors bleed. I found this thread and it helped me with some color correction tweaks that made the colors much, much better. Damn near the same as my IPS monitor. I took it a step further since that 1060 includes a vibrance slider in the nvidia tool. That vibrance adjustment helped a metric ass ton in making the colors look better.

If you have the money it might be worth springing for a 144hz IPS monitor from the get go. But if not this could be a viable option for you. Or if you're not accustom to IPS monitors then you won't notice any real difference between color anyway so it likely won't bother you. You may still tweak with the default settings anyway. Especially for the game. Everything kind of felt dark and washed out with the default settings to me. But again, that's after comparing it to an IPS monitor.

u/Ghostface_Drillah · 2 pointsr/buildapc

For 250 you can get the asus VG248qe


only 1 ms input lag

1 ms grey to grey

u/BoBillyGoat · 2 pointsr/buildapc

what about upgraded video card and 2 24" asus vg248qe?


monitors x2

total 842.65

u/HeroicViet · 2 pointsr/buildapc

This one should do the trick. Very good price atm!

u/SURVED · 2 pointsr/blackfriday

For that price range you can easily get something great. Heres 2 awesome monitors for under your budget :D

ASUS $251.33:

BenQ $286.73:

Both: 144hz + 1ms response time

u/onliandone · 2 pointsr/buildapcforme

Possible display: And that would be a fitting build:

pc-kombo shared list

CPU | Intel Core i5-7600K | 234.0€ @
Motherboard | MSI Z270-A Pro | 115.9€ @
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX blau DDR4-3000 CL15 (16 GB) | 137.23€ @
Storage | Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB 64MB 7.200rpm SATA600 (2 GB) | 68.9€ @ caseking
SSD | SanDisk Plus 240GB TLC (240 GB) | 83.99€ @
Video Card | Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 OC WindForce 2X | 394.0€ @
Case | BitFenix Nova Midi-Tower - white | 29.9€ @ caseking
Power Supply | Super Flower Golden Green HX (550 W) | 79.9€ @ caseking
CPU Cooler | Arctic Freezer i32 | 30.89€ @
Operating System | WIN10 64 HOME DE - Windows 10 Home 64 Bit deutsch COEM | 92.9€ @ caseking
| Total | 1271.60€
| Generated by pc-kombo 02.04.2017 |

The ryzen 7 would work well for video editing, and is good for gaming. If the focus is mostly on gaming, then it could be replaced with an i7-7700K, where it is the other way around. But both are a bit over budget... the overclockable i5 is not a bad alternative though.

Otherwise this has a GTX 1070 as powerful 144Hz capable gpu, and 16GB of fast ram. Moved the case to a cheaper alternative to stay in budget. Since some parts are expensive on amazon, this mixes amazon with caseking. You might want to buy locally though, shipping it could be expensive.

u/Seforium · 2 pointsr/buildapcsales

I'm in the market for a 144hz monitor, what is it like switching from flat to curve screen. Also how is this one compared to the Asus 24" 144hz. Sorry I don't have a link I'm on mobile.

Edit: Here's the Asus one

u/Gimmedatsuperstar · 2 pointsr/RocketLeague

More FPS = Better. Most pros use a 144hz monitor. Here is the monitor I use:
I can't think of anything wrong with the one I have. Most 144hz monitors are very similar. Monitors with Gsync are good because it lets you use Vsync with a smaller amount of input lag. (If and only if you are using a graphics card that will work with it, pretty much all cards except AMD or laptop Nvidia cards will work). But keep in mind that you probably dont want to use Gsync for this game anyways because any input lag is too much input lag.

If your budget and computer can handle it, this is probably the best monitor money can buy:

u/BTBricktop · 2 pointsr/joinsquad

With your graphics card you probably want to stick to 1080p :). A huge TV will get low FPS and screen tearing and most likely a low refresh rate and just all around bad experience. It's a good idea to invest in a monitor.

This is a link to your basic FPS gaming monitor that a ton of ppl have. 144hz is absolute lifechanging man, don't skip it.

u/CraveJon · 2 pointsr/hardwareswap

probably the lowest input lag monitor out there too. can buy used from amazon for $183. I love it and very worth it.

u/JaiaV · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I like the VG248QE (I have two of them)

They can also be 'upgraded' to G-Sync (a feature on the PG278q which was mentioned in another comment) for an extra $200 at a later time, if you wanted to. For the price, the monitor is hard to beat.

u/Idislikeyourfaces · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

144hz monitor since early this year. I cannot believe I had played on anything other than that. I'll link the monitor as soon as I'm done pooping.


u/LATORR1g · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive
  1. Yes, huge difference.

  2. No, you don't need it.

  3. You won't see any more or less FPS, but the game will generally feel and play more smoothly.

  4. The refresh rate of your montor won't make you any better or worse. It just makes the game easier on your eyes.

  5. Not that I know of, but I'm sure there are some plenty of great players who play on 60 hz.

  6. Asus makes the cheapest decent quality 144 hz monitor (that I know of) and other companies like BenQ make slightly nicer, but more expensive models. If you don't have a lot of cash and really want a new monitor, you can probably find a cheap or used 120 hz monitor which isn't quite as nice as 144 hz, but is still waaaaaaaayy better than 60 hz.
u/CL0N · 2 pointsr/buildapc*Version*=1&*entries*=0

This is a great monitor, although if you want to take GTX 1070 to pair it with it goes a little bit over your budget. RX 480 8GB on the other hand would fit in that budget.

u/fpgranny · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

here Cheapest and best 144hz 1080p monitor!

u/KaosC57 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

That's a UK price.

That's a great deal, just wait and expand your budget a little more. I got mine for the same price and it's buttery smooth. The only complaint is that they do not sell the G-Sync mod kits for it anymore...

u/16080459 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

You're just not going to get to actually see everything that gpu is capable of with that monitor. It's like buying a blu-ray player and hooking it up to a Standard Definition TV. If you weren't planning on upgrading later then I'd definitely suggest upping your budget or downsizing elsewhere to get a monitor like this instead.

u/The_nicaraguan · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

go with
One of the best 144hz DP monitors on the market and it performs extremely well.

u/requium94 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Any of these few will do fine:



u/Stankman · 2 pointsr/buildapc

$100 it looks like. 24'' HERE , and 27'' HERE.

Some people say that 27'' at 1080p is too big; that you can see the pixels. I have to say, I sit no more than 2-3 feet from my monitor and I cannot see a pixel. I love the size, it is the sweet spot for me.

u/mikey10006 · 2 pointsr/Amd

Here's some monitors:

viewsonic xg2401 144hz,1ms gtg response time, 27ms input lag, freesync, currently $294.86 but i've seen it at $249.99

ASUS VG248QE144hz, 1ms gtg response time, 13ms input lag, no adaptive sync, $229.99

BenQXL2411Z 144hz, 1ms gtg response time, 10ms input lag,no adaptive sync, $268.99

Nixeus vue24144hz, 1ms gtg response time, 29ms input lag, $234.99/$249.99 ergonomic stand.

all monitors are 1920x1080(fullhd)

on the matter of freesync, if you can stand screen tear then you don't need it but i can't so i do.

also dont shop by brand, shop by the quality of the product and by the warranty provided.

u/thehulk0560 · 2 pointsr/hardwareswap
u/Masashi12 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

If you're looking for 144hz performance, then the popular VG248QE is the way to go.

Edit: Converted aud to usd and realized that it was a bit too high. You can however go for the GN246HL. Use a promo code like shop15 to save a bit of cash on checkout with jet.

u/RedMage928 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

As you said, most people seem to recommend Asus for color or BenQ for function. They were ~$200 when I checked a week or two ago.

Either way, I'm building with the 1070 as well and opting for G-Sync (+$200). I'm used to 1080p and value smoothness more

u/atlas5280 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

IPS stands for in plane switching. It's a newer panel technology, as opposed to traditional TN panels(don't actually know what that stands for). Anyway, TN panels are the kind that your laptop or current monitor has, in that if you aren't looking at it dead on, the colors shift and get all weird. IPS panels don't do that, and they have noticeable better color quality.

As for longevity, a 970 will last you a long time at either resolution(years). And in stead of turning down the resolution, you should turn down things like filters and texture quality. You want to run your monitor at it's native resolution regardless.

As for value, if sub $300 is your price range, I suggest a 1080p/144hz monitor, unless you're comfortable buying an overclockable 1440p monitor on ebay(QNIX is the brand). I can't personally recommend that because I have no experience with it, but lots of people around this sub recommend them. You aren't really going to find any major brand IPS 1440p monitors until about $400 or over, so it sounds like a really solid 1080p monitor is the way to go for your budget. Regardless, if you're coming up from 720p/30FPS, you're definitely going to be awe struck by the quality of 1080p.

Hope that helps, good luck! This is the 1080p/144hz monitor I recommend: amazon link to the Asus VG148QE

It's by far the best possible 1080p combo with your 970. It's a G-Sync monitor, which for lack of a desire to get technical is magic nVidia smoke that makes for a simply amazing gaming experience. Trust me, get this monitor.

u/Tupley · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I'm using this one right now. People say it has awful colors but you can easily change them and I'd suggest to do it right after you get it in your hands.

u/karvus89 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

asus vg248qe


24-inch Full HD LED-backlit
144Hz refresh rate
DisplayPort, Dual-link DVI-D, and HDMI ports

u/imsinking · 2 pointsr/gamingpc

Asus on Amazon for $279.99

The Asus has rave reviews everywhere and is a fantastic 144hz monitor for the price as well as an awesome 1ms response time.

As for the QNIX, these are much tricker, the prices fluxuate all the time (daily) from $280 to $320. The QNIX QX2710 and X-Star DP2710 are literally the exact same monitor under different branding. Cheapest QX2710 I see currently (by a seller that is well known and I trust) is $319.99. This DP2710 is $279.99 and the seller (Dream-Seller) is very well known and will have your monitor stateside insanely fast from south Korea (2-5 days usually)

The QX2710 is also available on Amazon for $339.99 if you wanted to go that route.

Also things to keep in mind with the QX or DP. Screens come in 3 different finishes; Matte, Glossy, and Tempered Glass. Also the plug will be for non-US sockets, but should come with the adapter.

u/StealthRogue · 2 pointsr/buildapcforme

Here you go. I got a GTX 1060 6GB card in here. You didn't have enough money in your budget to get a GTX 1070 but you also had a bit of extra money (70 pounds) if I went with the GTX 1060 3GB. If you want to save 70 pounds I'd suggest going for the GTX 1060 3GB over the 6GB since the FPS of both cards are very simillar (3-5 FPS loss with the 3GB).

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor | £175.19 @ Aria PC
Motherboard | Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard | £107.95 @ BT Shop
Memory | G.Skill - NT Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | £56.86 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | £84.97 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | £38.34 @ Aria PC
Video Card | EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB SC GAMING Video Card | £251.97 @ Amazon UK
Case | Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case | £90.31 @ Box Limited
Power Supply | Corsair - CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | £74.99 @ Amazon UK
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £880.58
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-16 23:25 GMT+0000 |


Here is a build with the GTX 1060 3GB. You save $80 if you decide to go with this one.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor | £175.19 @ Aria PC
Motherboard | Asus - STRIX B350-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard | £107.95 @ BT Shop
Memory | G.Skill - NT Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | £56.86 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | £84.97 @ Amazon UK
Storage | Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | £38.34 @ Aria PC
Video Card | Zotac - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB Mini Video Card | £174.98 @ Novatech
Case | Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case | £90.31 @ Box Limited
Power Supply | Corsair - CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | £74.99 @ Amazon UK
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | £803.59
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-16 23:29 GMT+0000 |


u/Kaysick · 2 pointsr/AskGames

I've been using an Asus VG248QE, its a 1080p 144Hz monitor. 144Hz is like butter, I love it.

u/Double_A7 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

Here's 2 144Hz 1080p 1ms response time monitors that will make use of your card:

This ASUS one:

Or this Acer one

Now you could have gone and googled this by yourself or gone to /r/buildapc where they know their shit better than we do but whatever, have fun.

u/lmnotran · 2 pointsr/buildapcsales

I'm using the Asus VG248QE

u/myknifeurlife · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I have two Asus VG248QE, they're both 144hz and 1080p. I usually run games on one screen. The other gets youtube, netflix, reddit, etc. I see absolutely no performance drops at all. I still get 400fps on CSGO. You are most likely fine unless you have a $10 GPU.

u/SkaterxXxBoy · 2 pointsr/buildapc

What GPU do you have? AMD or Nvidia because then you will know if your going with free sync or g sync (make sure to get g sync... if you dont know what it does it stops frame tearing (look it up), and makes the game smoother with less input lag and less stutter. Even though its a bit more expensive, once that warranty runs out, your going to be wishing you didn't go with AOC. Then for your secondary monitor. Your also gonna have to ask yourself do you need it now or can it wait, and do you really need 2 monitors. obviously its gonna take a good video card, but thats why you have the nice 144hz monitor. Now to ask yourself... what res do you want to be playing at and do you really need 144 hertz. Competitive games like CS:GO your going to need to 144 hertz because of how smooth everything is and how much it really will effect you. but if you know your not playing games like CS:GO and you know your not gonna be getting a super high fps, then i would say get a nice 1440x2160 or 4k (depending on what video card you have and if you can run it). If you know your gonna use 144 hertz,
it will either be about 390 dollors for the 24 inch, or about 490 for the 27 inch. Do some research yourself and see what would suit you better, 24 or 27 inches.

and thats only if your photo editing and doing that kind of stuff. unless your doing that then i would say stick to 1440x2160

reply back for any help!

u/iPreferBeingCalledSB · 2 pointsr/buildapc

TVs v/s Monitors is the question now, since I see quite some affordable 32 inchers (TVs) with vibrant colors available around.

I guess my question's going to repeat: TVs, any good? What could be the limitations? I got these from above posts: response time (and refresh rate).

ASUS VG248QE, although being TN and not IPS, is something I found good value on [ at 249 USD] ( (and sad part, it's whopping 70% more expensive in my country, at around 425 USD :( )

Any good IPS displays you've had good experience with or that you could recommend?

u/Sumo148 · 2 pointsr/RocketLeague

If you're looking into getting a 144hz monitor, you first need to make sure your machine can output fps higher than 144 consistently at the graphic settings you play at. You can turn on a fps counter in Steam. Make sure the fps isn't limited in Rocket League settings.

Most 144hz monitors cost +$200. You also can't use HDMI to take advantage of the higher refresh rate, you would need a DisplayPort cable or DVI cable. A few possibilities you can check out are below:

Then make sure your display adapter properties enables the higher refresh rate on your new monitor. Test the refresh rate at

Although 75hz seems pretty good at the moment. I don't know if you really need to upgrade now, but if you have the extra cash lying around that's up to you.

If you're talking about a general upgrade to improve fps or to play on higher settings, then you probably want to invest into a better graphics card. Look into a gtx 970 or gtx 1060 (or if AMD rx 480 or rx 580). A 1070 or 1080 is probably overkill for 1080p gaming. Those graphic cards have the power to support higher monitor resolutions like 4K. I would ask your friend for advice first since he's the person that made the computer for you so they know what's compatible and what's best for your build.

I feel like in order to play on a 144hz monitor at least on max settings with Rocket League you would at least need at gtx 1060. Your gtx 560 probably isn't powerful enough to utilize a higher refresh rate monitor like 144hz.

Also make sure your power supply unit has enough wattage to power all your new upgrades. You seriously don't want to skimp out on a cheap PSU because those can blow up and cause fires destroying your PC (or worse your house).

Overall you're probably looking at $300-500 if you're going to buy a new graphics card with a 144hz monitor, depending on if you can find good deals or if you buy new.

u/zouxlol · 2 pointsr/buildapc

I have a 1070 and I can fully utilize my 144hz/1080p monitors.

> once you go 144 Hz you won't go back

Definitely true. 60hz looks stuttery to me now but I never noticed it until I had 144hz in my hands.

My monitor

I don't plan on upgrading until I can get 4k/144hz. 60hz is just too low now.

u/ObliviousMang · 2 pointsr/buildapcsales
u/Shadoscuro · 2 pointsr/Monitors

qnix 1440

I'm not partial to asus it just seems they are the best deals in monitors.

Determining the difference in Asus 1 and 2 as there is only a 5 dollar difference:

Asus 1

Asus 2

And then in these next 2 is the only difference screen size?

They both seem to follow the same specs. In which I would just go for Asus 3.

Asus 3

Asus 4

u/falconfetus8 · 2 pointsr/Overwatch

144hz monitors are awesome. However, they're also pricey, and the improved smoothness might not be worth the $230+ pricetag, unless you're receiving it as a gift.

Here's the order in which you should upgrade, if you want your game to feel smooth and responsive:

  • If your mouse's polling rate is less than 1000hz, upgrade that first. It's the cheapest, and will drastically improve how everything feels. You can get a kickass mouse for just $45. I recommend the Logitech G303.

  • If you can't consistently run Overwatch at 80+ fps on lowest settings, upgrade your GPU first. Since we're speaking in terms of budget, you'll want to go with AMD. AMD cards are cheaper than their equivalent NVIDIA cards, but kinda choke on certain games with NVIDIA technologies in them.

  • If you still have money left over, or have already done the above things, get a new monitor. The one I chose is this.

    The monitor will definitely give you an advantage, and make your overall computing experience smoother and more responsive. But with the pricetag, you might want to consider other upgrade first.

u/namelessted · 2 pointsr/buildapc

If your budget is up to $250 that ASUS monitor supports up to 144Hz so if you are playing more competitive/eSports type games they will be much smoother if your GPU is capable.,%20LLC-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

Is similar to the first option, but offer FreeSync, if you are using an AMD video card. Also just a little be more expensive and may be out of your budget.

Two options from ViewSonic 24" for $160 and 27" for $220. Both are 1080p so be aware that the larger screen isn't higher resolution. This doesn't make a huge difference in gaming, IMO, but windows and text in a browser might seem larger than typical if used to a 24" 1080p monitor.

Both support FreeSync and go up to 75Hz. Obviously not as high as 120 or 144, but its still a noticeably and welcome improvement to 60Hz.

Final option here, AOC 24" 1080p with FreeSync and refresh rates up to 144Hz. If refresh rate is a high priority this is the most affordable option to get the highest refresh rates available today. It also comes with a pretty robust stand that allows it to be raise quite high, and rotated vertically. Seems to hit all the features for a great price and reviews seem to be quite favorable.

u/Ba11erOnABudget · 2 pointsr/OverwatchUniversity

Coming from 1450 hours in CS:GO, solid gear is a great investment.

You absolutely will not regret getting a Zowie mouse. I've used one for the last 500 hours of CS:GO (EC2-A) and it is great. The mouse is light, has solid profile key placement, perfect sensor and plug and play ready. It is the essence of a perfect FPS mouse. All the features you need, none of the stuff you don't. If/When this mouse dies I'm going back to get another. Something to note about Zowie, each of their mice use the exact same components (buttons, switches, sensors) the only difference is the shell.

A large mouse pad is also great. If you want something on a budget take a look at these. I recommend at a minimum, the XL Heavy. I myself have the Extended at work and the XXXL at home for gaming. The large surface allows for lowering your sens to get finer aiming capability (important for CS:GO Headshots, can do without it in OW)

For monitors, I have witnessed 144hz gaming and can confirm that nothing is smoother. If your PC can get 144FPS in OW then it isn't a bad investment. Look at this or this if you want quality well priced panels. When it was time for a new monitor I opted for 21:9 Ultrawide with 75hz refresh and have no regrets. The games I've played on this monitor are great experiences and I believe 21:9 panels are 100% the best you can buy. When 21:9 is available in 144hz and 1440p I'll buy day one. Until then I wait.

EDIT: a few people recommend steelseries mouse pads. I've had some and didn't care for them too much for the price they're at. The "generic" one I have and recommended are great for the price and have held up extremely well over the last 18+ months I've had them. MIONIX mice are also top quality and from what I remember, they actually come out of the same manufacturing plant that Zowie mice do. I didn't mention a keyboard b/c I believe there are better places you should put your money first (Mouse, Mouse Mat, Display, then a keyboard). If you want to get a mech kb, cooler master has some good entry options. I have their CM Storm Quickfire and it's been great. Keep the audio you have now, sound isn't as vital as it is in CS:GO but if they were to die out on you, look for some quality headphones that don't have a "gaming" label.

u/R-A-S-0 · 2 pointsr/buildapc

Honestly, that's not a bad monitor. I don't think you'd see much of a visual improvement with any modern 1080p monitor.

120-144hz is always a worthwhile upgrade in my opinion, especially in games like CSGO and DOTA2. Something like this Asus would do the job nicely.

I would stay at 1080p as your system will have a hard time running most games at a higher resolution.

Edit: I totally forgot about Freesync! If you get a new monitor, definitely get one with Freesync; I use G-Sync on a daily basis and it's amazing. This looks to be a good one

u/mjak2008 · 2 pointsr/buildapcforme

That's a great build longhornarch and I appreciate your reply but I wondering isn't the monitor way too expensive in this build? I mean I could get a cheaper one and use the rest of the funds to say have a faster ram. Maybe even upgrade the processor to i7.

This monitor was mentioned in the top 10 monitors of 2016:

It's here on number 3:

I forgot to mention I'll also connect my desktop to my Samsung 50 inch smart TV so the monitor doesn't have to be huge.

u/Timbahhh · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

This Asus is really good.

u/Locke03 · 2 pointsr/Guildwars2

In that price range I would look at 144hz monitors if you have a system that can push that many frames in the games you play. If you have a shop nearby where you can see some in action I would encourage you to stop by and have a look. Personally I find that the visual quality gained with pushing 90+fps to be vastly superior to pushing higher (more than 1080p) resolutions. Take a look at something like the Viewsonic XG2701 or Asus VG248QE.

u/Clayton-BigsB · 2 pointsr/ChivalryGame

the one i have is sick dude

in additoin to being 144hz, also has 1ms response time. And the color and saturation is amazing. Honestly when i got this and played chiv, chivalry looked even better. All the lighting looks amazing, colors are way more vibrant, and walking inside stoneshill for example... even the torches on the wall and stuff look different in an amazing way.

Investment? yes.. it's pricey but peripherals make your gaming experience so good.

If that one is out of your price range, you can try this

asus is awesome company, and if anything is wrong with your monitor, say you have dead pixel or something, they will send you replacement before you send to them. Great support awesome company and solid products.

You could go for one of those korean monitors or samsung or w/e.. but asus is tits man. Highly recommend. Sir_Pink and I have the same monitor and we love em.

u/ffaorlandu · 2 pointsr/wow

In case anyone cares, the reasoning behind the 60 FPS limit is due to your monitor's refresh rate. The amount of times the screen refreshes (draws a new picture on the screen) is measured in hertz (hz). Most monitors are 60hz meaning they refresh 60 times per second. Your computer may be producing 200 frames per second but your monitor doesn't display them all. Sometimes part of 1 frame and part of the next frame are shown together and cause screen tearing. Limiting your FPS in game to 60 FPS will help eliminate this effect. VSYNC accomplishes this by matching the FPS of your game to the refresh rate of the monitor. This can cause input lag and is generally bad for fast paced games, especially first person shooters. This can have minor effects on WoW during PVP or raiding where movement and reactions need to be quick but in general it's not that big of a deal. The best way is to arbitrarily set your max FPS either through the slider on the in game menu or with the command "/console maxfps 60". If you want to properly use your beefy video card running WoW at 100+ FPS, then get a higher refresh rate monitor. Usually 120hz but the Asus 24" 144hz monitor is $269 US. I own one and highly recommend it for anyone that plays PC games. If you really want to utilize the full potential of 120hz and 144hz monitors, then you'll want to check out Blurbusters which activates the full refresh rate of your 120hz monitor.

u/thirdeyeblindmelon · 2 pointsr/DetroitRedWings

I have two 24 inch 1080p 144hz monitors. I like 1080p because it's easier for the 1070 to hit 144fps in almost all games I play. Witcher 3 is probably the most demanding game I play and I get anywhere from 70-100+ fps with ultra settings. The 1070 is perfect for 1080p144fps, but if the extra fps doesn't really matter to you, it's pretty good for 1440p60fps too.

u/Doublerift · 2 pointsr/osugame

^ cheap on price and 144hz>60hz by a mile.

u/Cc2iscooL · 2 pointsr/Alienware

Since you've already got your answer on refresh rate, this monitor has been fantastic for me. It's just a little over $250 at the moment.

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Note that I haven't done any research on newer monitors or pricing so make sure to still do that on your own, but I've had two of these since late 2015 and they've been great. As most TN panels though, the colors aren't going to be perfect like an IPS, but at the time of purchase it was the best best for a 1ms response monitor at 144hz. Pretty sure there are IPS panels these days that get pretty close to that, so if you care about accurate color representation you may want to go that route.

u/SacredStance · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace
u/JustDoIt85 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

I'd recommend a 144hz 1 ms 1080p panel then. Like this

u/Zander567 · 2 pointsr/pcmasterrace

It depends on what kinds of games you are looking to play. Games like CSGO where your computer will definitely run at more than 144 frames it's completely worth it. Other more intensive games where your computer can't get 144 frames, it's not worth it anymore. I have this monitor and I can completely recommend it.

u/freshlikeuhhhhh · 2 pointsr/GlobalOffensive

Best monitor I've ever used (I bought the 24") -- and YES, totally worth it. Just make sure you enable 144hz in your display settings after replacing the monitor.

u/N3KIO · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Too bad you missed the sale on Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0 $209 Best Gaming Monitor XD

u/Drummerkid5694 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Some extra details in the Imgur album

PC Specs


| Type | Name | Link |
| Keyboard | Razer Blackwidow Chroma Stealth | |
| Mouse | Razer Naga Epic Chroma | |
| Speakers | Dell A525 Zylux | |
| Mouse Pad | Steelseries QCK | |
| Monitor (Middle) | Asus VG248QE | |
| Monitor (Sides) | Planar PX2320MW-BK | (Not sold anymore) |
| Desk | - Hammy Down From Parents. No Info - | - No Link - |

Desktop Parts

| Type | Name | Link |
| Case | NZXT Noctis 450 Mid Tower Case | |
| CPU | Intel Core I7-4790 Haswell Quad-Core 3.6 GHz | |
| Motherboard | GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SLI | |
| GPU | ASUS GeForce GTX 970 4GB GDDR5 | |
| Memory | CORSAIR Vengeance Pro 16GB | |
| Fan | Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO | |

u/MeanMuggin · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'm looking for some advice on monitors, and basically have a stupid question. I am thinking of getting something like this and another cheaper monitor of the same size, so they match up evenly on my desk. Looking on newegg, I can't find any info on the height of stands, so even if I do get a 24 in, one may be higher than the other because they have different stands. Anyone have some advice on a two monitor setup or some models that work well together?

u/that_guy_29 · 1 pointr/buildapc
  1. I have the 290x with 8GB VRAM, and the only fans I have running are 3 case fans, the 3 card fans, and an aftermarket CPU fan(which doesn't really count). It runs quietly and hasn't overheated. My temps have been fine.

  2. Dual monitors require a good GPU. You don't need to go overkill, but the 290 should definitely be fine. I'm sure Google will tell you if you can handle more than one monitor, if you still aren't sure.

  3. It depends on the old monitor. If it's not an old monitor it should be fine (mine is actually a 32" Sony Bravia TV with 60 Hz and full 1080p display. That's nothing special for gaming, but it's the standard nowadays). If you want a new one, look at one like this one:
    Find something with specs like these. 144Hz refresh rate, LED, full HD, anything like this if you don't want to spend too much but you want something nice.
u/Eddie_Ice · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Overall i would say that u should shell out for both but it all depends on what kind of games you play. What type of budget are we talking? I would reccomend this

u/Abestar · 1 pointr/hardware

Id go with that one or this one if you want a name brand and super good specs:

Neither really has the bezel I'd want for multi-monitor but you could look into removing them entirely.

u/GamersComm · 1 pointr/battlefield_4

Since the beta was not very optimized, it jumped anywhere from 30fps to 100fps. I love the monitor, it is cheaper then the Benq as well. Amazon has it right now for $266.99

As I said in another comment, I get like 60-150fps on BF3, everything on at least high and some ultra.

u/Limikin · 1 pointr/buildapc

Let me welcome you to the 21st century:

24" 144hz 1080p ASUS - 267$

27" 60Hz 1440p ASUS - 554$

u/overloadrages · 1 pointr/xboxone

I recently upgraded to a 144hz monitor. It was this one I personally love it for both my Xbox and PC.

u/souja · 1 pointr/battlestations

If looking to play FPS with surround/eyefinity, 120hz is definitely worth it. Especially if you get a the lightboost capable monitors.

As for particular models, the Asus VG248QE is generally regarded tops among the 24" 120hz monitors based on price+performance ($250 on Amazon).

Here are some info links that you might find helpful:

u/BakaChi · 1 pointr/Monitors

The 24" ASUS VG248QE for a 24 in. I don't think that you have to overclock to get the 120 Hz or 144 Hz.

On the other hand, the QNIX QX2710 LED Evolution II is on a very good deal right now. It's a 27" with a PLS panel and 2560x1440 resolution. I don't know much about this product, but I read somewhere that if you overclock this to 120 Hz, it does truly run at 120 Hz, but it does have motion blur in twitch-gaming (RTS games should be fine, though). Keep in mind that it is Korean monitor, and I do not know how Korean-monitor distributors handle returns. I suggest that you should look up more about this product before you buy it.

u/NinjaManDan · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

VG, here is the one I bought.

It is the 24 inch version but other then that same series. Note this is US prices.

u/fifa2003 · 1 pointr/monitordeals
u/Staggvillainy · 1 pointr/SSBM

This monitor does 144Hz natively, and is usually touted as the best budget 144Hz monitor for the price point. There are other brands like BenQ with a reputation of being tournament standard monitors for games like CS:GO, but honestly I don't think anyone's been critical of what this monitor does.

I don't have personal experience with this model, but I do own a 60Hz monitor from ASUS that has served me very well for a good 4 or so years.

And check out the link Poison posted.

u/iButane · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Depends what you're looking to do on it. If it's for gaming and you're not looking for 4K and are happy with a 24" I'd recommend this baby:

u/ChilliHam1 · 1 pointr/buildmeapc
Skylake Gamer (1080p ultra gaming / 1440p medium high) (i5-6600, 16 GB DDR4, R9 390, 250GB SSD, 2TB HDD, NZXT S340)&amp;gt; <br />

Does anyone think this setup can run two of these monitors

Monitor 1


Of course I will not be gaming on both at the same time, most likly I will have Teamspeak or youtube up on the second one.

If so, which monitor do you recommend out of the two?

P.S I plan on playing GTA V and Fallout 4 with this gaming setup.

u/ExtraCrispyOW · 1 pointr/Competitiveoverwatch

Here is what I use and it works wonderfully. Make sure you use DVI-D when you get your monitor and NOT HDMI. HDMI will not give you the benefits of 144hz.;amp;psc=1

u/ZPLMAX · 1 pointr/buildapc

This is the monitor and I am using the cable that came in the box;amp;psc=1

u/LeInfiniti · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor | $280.00
CPU Cooler | CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler | $34.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard | Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $115.00
Memory | Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory | $94.89 @ OutletPC
Storage | Sandisk SSD PLUS 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $68.88 @ Jet
Storage | Toshiba P300 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $63.00
Video Card | Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card | $389.38 @ Amazon
Case | NZXT H440 (Matte Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case | $95.99 @ NCIX US
Power Supply | EVGA SuperNOVA GS 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $79.99 @ B&amp;H
Monitor | Asus VG248QE 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor | $269.99 @ SuperBiiz
Other| iKBC F108| $129.99
Other| CableMod® WideBeam™ Foam Adhesive LED Strip 30cm - RED| $18.99
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $1640.98
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-17 04:37 EST-0500 |

So uh.. Yeah. I'm a noob. Kind of did some changes.. Changed the monitor to a 144Hz for that juicy CS:GO gameplay, got a far more aesthetically pleasing case, which also comes with 4 fans, as opposed to 2. They don't have the fancy lighting though, so I added a good red LED strip. As for the peripherals, I only need a keyboard, and my good friends over at /r/MechanicalKeyboards hooked me up with one of the best currently available on the market! Again, sorry for all the fuss, I don't mean to say you did a bad job recommending just idk I really care about looks and it drives me crazy if things don't look right to me.

Only compatibility issue that was given was this:

"The NZXT H440 (Matte Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case supports video cards up to 406mm long, but video cards over 294mm may block drive bays. Since the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Windforce OC Video Card is 298mm long, some drive bays may not be usable."

From this I gather that I just barely won't be able to use one of the drive bays, which shouldn't be a problem at all.

Sorry again! And thanks again! Uggh

Edit: These are all of the right parts, correct? Just want to make sure because it's 6 am and I haven't gone to sleep yet.
CPU Cooler
Power Supply

I narrowed it down to three sites to make it easier to order, plus I have Amazon Prime and NewEgg Premium, which makes it easier with those sites!

u/VenomB · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

I would personally recommend this one.

That's the one I bought in 2015 and it's been amazing so far. Sadly, most of my games I play won't reach 144 fps, but its still nice to have when playing CSGO or something.

u/The_Okapi · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have two 24" monitors and I feel they're the perfect size for gaming.
One is my designated gaming monitor running @ 1ms gtg, 12m:1 ratio, and 144hz refresh.
And my 2nd is running 2ms gtg, 1k:1 ratio, and a 60hz refresh.

monitor #1:;amp;psc=1

monitor #2:;amp;psc=1

u/G5_ · 1 pointr/buildapc

Ive been looking for a monitor for myself and came out that this is one of the better ones you can buy. ASUS/AMAZON

u/Trikzbowii · 1 pointr/buildapc

The only monitor I can and will recommend is this bad boy. Yes its a little over 250 but it is a glorious screen.

u/JSIcey · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I was even noticing screen tearing in YouTube videos, i went ahead and switched out my 1050 to go back to my 750 and no more screen tearing for now. Could it be possible the card is faulty? I'll test later with my friends same card. Also should i get this monitor if it will help? ive been contemplating getting a 144hz monitor so...;amp;pf_rd_s=blackjack-personal-1&amp;amp;pf_rd_t=Gateway&amp;amp;pf_rd_i=mobile&amp;amp;pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&amp;amp;pf_rd_r=J0JS28YYJ4KHQHKKQTMX&amp;amp;pf_rd_r=J0JS28YYJ4KHQHKKQTMX&amp;amp;pf_rd_p=cc000f63-21ee-4dc4-b9b6-9082ebacae63

u/Ripboins · 1 pointr/buildapc

Hello - I currently have a GTX 960 and I am looking to upgrade to a better card. I am curious to hear what would be recommended for me. I currently have two 144hz monitors - this one below:

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

I am looking for the best graphics card for these monitors. I'm not that worried about cost, i'm searching for the best for these monitors because i love them and want to get the most out of them. thanks!


u/rodaphilia · 1 pointr/Monitors

I picked this up when it was on sale for $219, best price I've seen for 144hz/1ms response time.

Benq also makes a great competing monitor, at 144hz/1ms just a little more expensive (a lot, if you could've gotten in when the Asus was $219), called the XL2420t. I think those round out the cheapest options, unless you're willing to go korean.

u/Thrasivulas · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I think 4k and 144hz is a year or two away but there is an Asus monitor running at 1400p and 144hz;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;pi=SY200_QL40 and also most new led tvs are 4k 120 hz pretty expensive though

u/Rbrown3356 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Now this is at the top end of your budget but it's what I use and it's a great monitor. Have had zero issues at all with it.

u/JetEnduro · 1 pointr/buildapc

I like to play my games on max settings whenever i can. Some games are starting to slow down like resident evil 2 and the like. This is the monitor I have

u/Blackout420 · 1 pointr/PS4

I think it would be okay, but you also have to remember that, unless you have the new PS4 pro controller that gets rid of input lag by plugging into the PS4, the Bluetooth connection causes addition input lag.

If I can make a recommendation, I would look at this one, if funds are an issue

This is the one that I have for my PC, but I plug my PS4 up if I'm playing a competitive game like Rocket league/2k/For Honor/FPS

I love my monitor and it makes an undeniable difference in ultra competitive games like Rocket League or 2k where there is a significant amount of input lag.

Another main difference is that the one I have has a refresh rate of 144 hz and unless you have a PC you would use it for those extra 84hz won't make a difference since PS4 games can't go over 60 fps. It will make the game smoother, but you won't get any extra frames, which is why the first monitor I linked would be better for console usage exclusively.

u/IAmTehMan · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

Either get just the mouse or just the xl2411z. Get one of them and save up for the other one. There is no point in buying a shitty monitor now.;amp;pf_rd_s=center-2&amp;amp;pf_rd_r=0Q96TA5NM1N4387KBYH4&amp;amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;amp;pf_rd_p=1688200382&amp;amp;pf_rd_i=507846
This is a decent monitor too. It might be slightly cheaper than the benQ. I myself have the same benq and a deathadder and they are awesome.

u/snydaddy · 1 pointr/barstoolsports

Well since it's for gaming, make sure whatever monitor you get has a response time of 1ms and a minimum refresh rate of 144Hz. Also, I would personally recommend sticking with the standard 1920x1080 aspect ratio because it just makes things simpler. Yeah ultrawides are nice and all but it can get complicated if you're using programs like OBS. I personally use this monitor when I'm gaming and it's held up for years:;amp;psc=1

What type of GPU do you currently have in this build?

u/pradain · 1 pointr/buildapc

Great, thank you so much! I've decided to go with this monitor. Seems like a better deal and cheap

Also, The PSU I have seems to be gone. Is this PSU suitable for the GPU from my pc parts picker list?

u/C41n · 1 pointr/buildapc

Don't get an IPS monitor for gaming!

Already mentioned, but this is what I am saving for:

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

u/Blu3SpyTV · 1 pointr/buildapc

If you play a lot of FPS, the ASUS VG248QE is 144hz and only $250 on Amazon right now.
If you don't play much FPS and want better colors though, I'd get an IPS display.

u/footpriest · 1 pointr/FIFA
u/superman_king · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

If you want absolute beauty get a monitor with a IPS panel. If you want performance, as in fast, low input lag, high refresh rate for competitve gaming than get this;amp;robot_redir=1

u/achirpo · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have this monitor

u/urban_npc · 1 pointr/buildapc

Thanks again. Just ordered exactly what was in this comment + this. Decided not to go with the smaller case though.

Bought everything off amazon and the total ended up being $1305.83 for the components but I went with a 750w g3 supernova psu because 550w and 650w were out of stock and would take 2-4weeks to ship

u/Scripto23 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Yeah you're right, I was thinking of my old 560ti. I generally play older games, less of the of the cutting edge so I do tend to get greater than 60fps. Thinking of going with the ASUS VG238QE.

u/PidoBlitz · 1 pointr/hcteams

buying a 144hz monitor is one of the most notable improvements I've noticed while upgrading my pc, I'd suggest this one . Or you could buy me pro for map 11 :):):):)

u/adultswim90 · 1 pointr/AverageBattlestations;amp;condition=used

I have been using this monitor since February 2013 and still have zero problems with it. This is the cheapest most efficent 120+hz monitor out there. The next step up would be ips panel @ 2k or straight up 4k monitor. I also work for an amazon warehouse and the used ones listed for 224$ are usually just damaged boxes and they work fine.

u/Wolfie_Ecstasy · 1 pointr/blackfriday

Just check Amazon. You can get a basic 1080p monitor for around $100 year round and way cheaper near the holidays.

I suggest doing a bunch of research when things go on sale on Amazon, but if you don't want to, basically anything that's ASUS/Samsung in 1080p is fine.

If you're a gamer I suggest this one though, there's no going back after you've experienced a monitor this good. Had this for about a year and love it to death

u/SkinShot · 1 pointr/buildapc

I wanna get a good monitor for my build. Here's my build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor | $199.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler | Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler | $29.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard | Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard | $108.78 @ NCIX US
Memory | G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory | $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage | Crucial MX100 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $69.93 @ Amazon
Storage | Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $49.99 @ Amazon
Video Card | MSI GeForce GTX 970 4GB Twin Frozr V Video Card | $349.99 @ NCIX US
Case | NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case | $69.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply | EVGA SuperNOVA NEX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | $44.99 @ NCIX US
Optical Drive | Lite-On iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer | $19.49 @ Amazon
Operating System | Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) | $90.26 @ OutletPC
Wireless Network Adapter | Rosewill N900PCE 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter | $29.99 @ Amazon
| | Total
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $1146.37
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-11-11 12:44 EST-0500 |

Would this monitor be good?;amp;coliid=IJD4KLOQXD0DS

u/Oneirois · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have an CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme H710 Desktop PC with one displayport and one hdmi port. Just recently I purchased two ASUS VG248QE monitors but I'm now confused with how best to connect the two monitors to my PC.

Any suggestions on what to use for this, or what upgrades are needed to have them perform to around the best of their ability?

I also wanted to increase the memory and was considering [G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600] (;amp;SortField=0&amp;amp;SummaryType=0&amp;amp;PageSize=10&amp;amp;SelectedRating=-1&amp;amp;VideoOnlyMark=False&amp;amp;IsFeedbackTab=true#scrollFullInfo). Would this work well with my PC?

Lastly, what would you upgrade next to make this PC good for gaming another few years.

Thank you very much.

u/Gengar122 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Dont have any info on these monitors but have heard nothing but good things about this one and will be ordering within the next week!

u/audqyee · 1 pointr/buildmeapc

You may want to take a look at this. I will be attempting my first build based on the list from the link below. Roughly $1k.. + you may want to just buy a network card in addition to the ones below, roughly $30-40. Looking at the motherboard, you still have an extra port for the network card after the GTX 1070 installation.

Monitor (had a hard time deciding going for a 1440p monitor vs a 1080p, in the end I chose this due to the specs for gaming; and that 1080p on a 24" still looks nice... and it's cheaper);amp;psc=1

Network Card:;amp;psc=1

u/Brickx3 · 1 pointr/gamingpc

24" 1080p 144hz 1ms

Im picking one of these up for the wife for her battlestation this week.;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

u/sketchymidnight · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

This seems like a worse monitor as opposed to :;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

I would like to have some type of sound emitting from my monitor as I come from an iMac. Is the $70 difference worth not having speakers?

u/Dicelz · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/Bmanz9 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I wanted to know if my NVIDIA GTX-1050 Ti could handle a 144hz monitor at 1080p and low settings for games like Overwatch, CSGO, League of Legends, etc. or if should I settle for a 75hz monitor instead?


CPU: AMD FX-8370

Monitor (the one I'm interested in):

If you need more information, please let me know!


u/RebelPatterns · 1 pointr/buildapc

I think I might go with this

u/gothic_potato · 1 pointr/buildapc

I highly recommend getting a 144 Hz monitor. It is painful to watch anything on a 60 Hz screen after you get used to never seeing tearing.

Not sure if this is currently the best option, but this guy was the top choice when I built my system.

u/Soulhander · 1 pointr/battlestations

Maybe VG248QE

u/dvorak_qwerty · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

i picked up this guy for 250USD a couple weeks back.;amp;pf_rd_s=center-7&amp;amp;pf_rd_r=1MBGEYN3T835G2M70DPV&amp;amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;amp;pf_rd_p=1688200342&amp;amp;pf_rd_i=507846

I like it but the color isnt great. i chose it for the 144hz, 1ms response and 24in size. i think in this price range (even though 199Blbs is like 331USD) you have to chose between excellent color or excellent speed. i think the monitors with both are in the 450-500USD range. dont know if it helps you in the uk, you know queen willing and all.

u/BBeaCt · 1 pointr/buildapc

Cheaper on Amazon right now, picked one up the other day.

u/PointBlankcsgo · 1 pointr/buildapc

Yeah I'm not in too much of a rush to get a video card till something like Cyberpunk comes out.;amp;psc=1

This is my current Monitor. Still solid so not really in a rush to get a new one especially with a game like CS:GO where frames are so important and everyone plays on 1080 or lower.

u/MrSpazomo · 1 pointr/pchelp

DVI or Display port is the two connections on the back of your pc,
without gsync:;amp;qid=1527699610&amp;amp;sr=8-3&amp;amp;keywords=asus+144hz+monitor&amp;amp;dpID=51vaAMnyuSL&amp;amp;preST=_SX300_QL70_&amp;amp;dpSrc=srch - great monitor a lot of friends have it, colours are great and overall good build quality

with gsync under 300 i couldnt find any but if you wanna go a little higher i can check again

u/krazy_ideas404 · 1 pointr/buildapc This one should be fine. If you have enough cash to spare.!

u/C0dEEzY · 1 pointr/gaming

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/caodaiwei · 1 pointr/Monitors

After some quick googling, it seems like 1060 isn't enough to power a 1440p @ 144hz. So if you cant even hit 144fps no point in getting 144hz.

The Gsync on my Dell S2716DG is pretty nice but i feel like for me the higher refresh rate is more important since i play competitive shooters. While i cant see the higher refresh rate difference, i can feel it. If that makes any sense.

This was my previous monitor and i feel like this might be a better fit for your 1060.

u/shnurr214 · 1 pointr/buildapc

i really want to buy a 144hz monitor but im not really aware of all the specifics i need to look out for to get the best bang for my buck.

i was originally referred to this one here;amp;_encoding=UTF8&amp;amp;

but i saw some other options that are decently cheaper

can anyone help me sort through the bullshit and get a good deal on a solid 144 hz monitor without spending a zillion dollars.

id like to keep it under $300 as my budget if possible. cheaper is always better

u/TuhDahh · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Ive used this one (;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1527606332&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe ) forever and it has been perfect and never given me any problems and for the price at 144hz you definitely cant beat it.

u/austgriff · 1 pointr/buildapc Is that a good choice? Maybe a Benq that's 1080p and 144hz for like 300?

u/Lobo64 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Toms hardware makes builds every quarter. Of the three builds my guess would be that either the Budget or the Enthusiast build would be apropriate for you. so somewhere between $700 and $1300 for the pc itself and then another $300 or so for a 144hz monitor.
Toms hardware covers what you can expect from the different builds in terms of performance, prepping for the future is difficult but even the $700 should do fine for most things for a while.

u/Parasthesia · 1 pointr/buildapc

Depends on what kind of games and GPU power you're investing. Mine was a debate between 1440p 60hz and 1080p 144hz. I eventually got this one (asus, 144hz)

I values the fps more and smoother frames, and since I bought a Msi 970 I'm glad I didn't risk the higher resolution.

u/Ritz527 · 1 pointr/buildapc

This Dell U2412M LED Monitor is a common and reliable choice.

I'd go for something like the ASUS VG248QE monitor with NVIDIA 3D though.

I'm not sure about the Dell but the ASUS monitor comes with a 3 year warranty.

u/karmapopsicle · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

It's a 144Hz panel though! Some people say the difference is night and day, especially for FPS games. You might want to look into how much shipping it from the US would cost, as it's $220 cheaper.

I think the single WC 770 for now is going to be a solid plan, especially if we're setting you up to add a second one. Of course there's also the SLI 760 option. Not sure why I hadn't considered it before, but for $300 (~40% less cost) you're getting 85% of the power of a 770. We could definitely fit in two of those plus blocks from an AUS retailer, and I believe still have enough room for the rest.

So for example, if we do a rig like this, and add in this cart from thekoolroom, plus tubing and fittings of your choice, we should have exactly what you're looking for while still remaining in budget.

u/xeroslash · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

For monitors:

If you play multiplayer games and want any edge you can get: 120+ hz monitors, like this one

If you prefer superb image quality: 1440p IPS displays, such as this one

u/1ibertyordeath · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have an NZXT Phantom 630 but it's above your price and it's too expensive, thankfully I got it on sale. So if the case looks good and you've done your research on it, it should be fine for you.

I like my bigger monitor because I think I can work better/faster on it and I think it is better for gaming. I would highly recommend putting a little bit more in your monitor and go with this one.

It has a higher refresh rate at 144hz and it is bigger at 24 inches and it's not terribly expensive. Plus it always has the option for 3d if you eve r wanted to get into that, so this is a great choice if you don't want to go up to 27, but still want a great monitor.

u/HighPing_ · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I dont have this monitor (yet) but my friend does and its pretty good. Way cheaper than the others too. ITs a144hz, 24", 1080p. 1ms response.

I dont know how to work links sos sorry for the long link;amp;qid=1421009665&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=144hz+monitor

u/JimmyTheDoor · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I suggest taking a look at the builds since with your budget you could simply buy a whole new rig.

For the monitor I suggest the Asus VG248QE, it's one of the best 144hz monitor for the price.

u/Rybaka1994 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I personally use the BenQ rl2455hm, but I mean with a budget of 250 you can get a better one. I would get the highest refresh rate and lowest responce time you can get, id go 1440p if you can find one.

the ASUS VG248QE is great.

u/B8ZZ · 1 pointr/xboxone

This is the best monitor out there for the best value in my opinion:

u/acronomial · 1 pointr/buildapc


I have one and it’s great! It is at the upper end of your price range, though.

u/penisdeleter69 · 1 pointr/buildapc

so i want a 24" 1080p 144hz IPS monitor

is this a good deal ASUS VG248QE $259.47

e: forgot i want freesync..that doesnt have it unless im mistaken

u/Homiesunite · 1 pointr/Rainbow6

I use an Asus VG248QE. Been using it for about 2 years and have had 0 issues. Best monitor I've ever had.

u/ZaytsevCS · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive




You can choose one of those three, or even spend more 50/70$ (maybe) and go for a 240hz. And you also can choose other brands or models, just reed some reviews before buy.

u/Bush_Whacker · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/MikeyA15 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Try this. I bought it and I LOVE it. Borderlands 2, BF3/4, Far Cry 3, Bioshock etc... All amazing and with your card, damn man. Use your existing monitor for a second and you're in business.

u/InterCityFirmWhu · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

You fucked up getting 60HZ in the first place.;amp;IsVirtualParent=1

ASUS VG248QE is a 144 HZ for only $280 which is what you should get.

u/vGatov · 1 pointr/mexico

Yo solo encontre en amazon pero sin promocion. Sale mas barato que en cualquier tienda de aqui pero nose cuando aumente por envio e importacion

u/Gabbsee · 1 pointr/buildapc

Looking to buy my first 144Hz monitor. Will mainly be playing league of legends and diablo 3. Currently looking at the Asus VG248QE. Is it worth for 1080@144Hz or should I go up to 1440@144Hz? Running i5 6600k and GTX 950 so I'm not sure if it can handle it.

u/CorruptHope · 1 pointr/Monitors

Yeah it is a bit expensive, just curious, would you know any cons with this one?

ASUS VG248QE It seems to have the specs I want but I don't understand what Display port problem. Can I not get 144hz unless I use dvi and not hdmi?

u/Zfreezy · 1 pointr/buildapc

Better? I definitely don't want to skimp out on a monitor, I think if I drop my ram down to 8GB that the $40 will be better spent on a this monitor.

u/napsterblook · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/SkyttlesOG · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

I'd recommend one that's ~$20 more (doesn't have freesync,) but is from a more reputable brand.

That's the one I'm gonna buy whenever I decide to upgrade my stuff. Just bought a 1920x1080 1ms 60hz to pass the time until I upgrade all my parts at once.

u/Sherwood16 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

You posted twice,

&gt;I'm comparing 4K monitors to 4K TVs

No you really are not. You are comparing a rather low end TV to a Rather High End Monitor.

&gt;4K 32" monitors

When I buy a PC monitor It doesn't need to be 32 inches. I am using [This 24 Inch] ( Right now and it is awesome. Not to mention there are Quite a few 4K 32 inch computer monitors from 300-700 dollars.

&gt;And yes, it's more expensive than a high-end 4K HDR 3D 55" TV.

Because you literally picked a ridiculously expensive monitor. Let me also Pick a Ridiculously expensive [TV] (;amp;ref=212&amp;amp;loc=1&amp;amp;ksid=bf968bb6-9278-4270-a1f9-3fa3f6970398&amp;amp;ksprof_id=16&amp;amp;ksaffcode=pg213679&amp;amp;ksdevice=c&amp;amp;lsft=ref:212,loc:2&amp;amp;gclid=CJSY8tDkntACFYM6gQodN2IE5A) to make my argument look good. It only costs $3,799.98 on sale to 2,799.98 dollars.

u/pinkwithoutthei · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Fantastic monitor for great price

u/SunTzu-81 · 1 pointr/StreetFighter

If you are playing on PS4 then the upgraded model would be ideal. If you are playing on PC then I swear by this monitor.;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1480219997&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe

The game only runs at 60 frames but the 144hz will make animations visually smoother. There is a significant difference between 60hz and 144hz even if the game is only running at 60 frames.

There are better monitors, but they are far more expensive and I've read articles stating that monitors with g-sync, etc can effect input delay timings which would result in needing to time buttons differently once at the tournament. I recommend you play around 10 matches before you start your tournament match to get a feel for the monitor and setup.

u/jdovew · 1 pointr/technology

Not to sounds elitist, since you know what you're talking about/doing, but 144hz really is a night-and-day difference.

I got the ASUS VG248QE, snagged for $250.

It's expensive, but I decided to splurge after using a tiny monitor for too long.

u/Working_With_Code · 1 pointr/nvidia (This is not a ref link)

My friend uses this and it works really well. 1080p and 144hz, looks great.

u/kevinmattix · 1 pointr/Monitors

This monitor is LED back-lit. Also if adaptive sync isn't a necessity for you then maybe look at a monitor like this. It is pretty similar to the other one but without freesync.

u/ManualFlavoring · 1 pointr/buildapc

Just a little scared to spend that much money on a monitor haha.
My cousin is building the same build as me, and he found this monitor ( ). I know it's not as good as the one you mentioned, but I still need a keyboard, mouse, and probably speakers.
Plus the $200 less price tag looks nice. Could probably do alot better, but im just looking for a little less than $450

u/T_Fouts · 1 pointr/buildapc

No worries, I figured it would be good if I explained my reasoning for the part choice. In my opinion, if you have the money to spend, 144hz is definitely worth the investment. The 144hz experience is very smooth and fast. Hz refers to refresh rate, or the number of times the screen changes per second. Thus, 144hz will be faster, smoother, and better all around. They are a bit more expensive then your average 60hz though. The two 144hz monitors I'd personally recommend are the [Asus VG248QE] (;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1479966681&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe) and the [BenQ XL2411Z] ( Both are fantastic monitors however the BenQ monitor come with more features which can be found on their website. In conclusion, yes, I would say that purchasing a 144hz monitor is very worth it if you have the money to spend.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

u/Subject1337 · 1 pointr/bapcsalescanada

Memory Express



Best Buy


Keep an eye out for black friday/cyber monday deals. I think I got mine for that $230 I mentioned from Memory Express, but any of those retailers could have better or worse prices over the next few weeks.

u/SallyMason · 1 pointr/buildapc

Thank you for the reply. I am total newb when it comes to display fidelity/rate and when I realized it didn't support DVI, I put the blinders on. This monitor should work DP to DP, right?

u/ToonMods · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

It's a little out of your price range, but for $240 you can get this beast of a monitor. I have 2 and they're amazing.

u/NAHHHBRO · 1 pointr/buildapc

Always see this. You get a fantastic graphics card and then don't get a display to go along with it. Go ahead and get the 680 or a 770, as was already mentioned, but for the love of all that is holy get a monitor than can make use of good GPU technology.

Asus VG249QE great monitor. I'm using one right now. 144 hz, 3D enabled, 1 ms response time (gtg). Its great.

Korean IPS is also a great option. 1440p, 27" screen, overclockable to 100 hz. Check out this before you buy anything.

I'm not saying the monitor you picked was bad but you are building a great machine.. why not make your link between the hardware and your experience as good as the equipment you are putting in there? Makes sense doesn't it.

If you're a student you can get windows 8 for free or cheap. Check your campus IT website or go to Microsoft's website because they offer deals like this. Or find a student and give him 20 bucks or a case of beer to get you a serial key. Takes them like 5 seconds.

I strongly discourage a microatx motherboard. They aren't as efficient as mid atx mobo's because they dissipate heat less efficiently.

Why get an aftermarket cpu cooler. You are getting the non 'k' version of your cpu, so you can't overclock it and thus the stock cooler that comes with intel cpu's will be more than enough.

Good choice on the PSU and SSD. The case is nice as well.

Final note. Don't get that ram. It's 1333 and theres no point in not spending the extra 10 bucks to get ddr3 1600 ram. Get this or approved equivalent.

Any questions, feel free to ask.

u/SalaciousIII · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have two of these ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor
I was thinking about doing the hdd route with an ssd, I'm open to anything.

u/ViiRaL-808 · 1 pointr/Amd;amp;qid=1571649660&amp;amp;sprefix=asus+&amp;amp;sr=8-15

That’s the monitor. The thing is I haven’t got the pc yet. But a local seller is selling his pc with this monitor and keyboard and mouse for 650. Do you think it’s a good deal?

u/melodyann3 · 1 pointr/GirlGamers

You can also find monitors that go vertical on their own. I recently purchased this Asus monitor that looks gorgeous and goes vertical without a mount.

u/nanoxlexex · 1 pointr/buildapcsales
u/TheRedRay88 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I see. Firstly thank you for your time.

I've picked this cpu case:
I don't think that is an ITX?

And I've considered RYZEN, but yet to decide. So I'll look into some vid like you suggested. And is there any ASUS Mobo available for Ryzen? (I'm trying to go for a familiar/popular company, that I've seen in various builds)
Talking about Ryzen, for the price of an Intel i5 9600k, can I get a better processor among Ryzen? More than Ryzen 5 3600 or something...

And yes, I'm 100% gonna get an SSD.

And oh is this fine for the monitor?? I only care about 144hz tho no more no less...;amp;qid=1572373507&amp;amp;sr=8-4

Are these monitors so costly? I have no idea about these. Used one costs just 185usd. A lot less. But risky?

And sry for my obsession with Intel and Asus XD

u/MethodMan17 · 1 pointr/buildapc

OK, Im sorry to bother you so much, but ive been doing some research, what do you think about getting this monitor;amp;s=electronics&amp;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1436071040&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=ASUS+VG248QE#Ask
It doesnt have G-sync but everything else is pretty much what I was looking for.

u/Lord_Naitsabes · 1 pointr/PC_Builders;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;th=1 is the model I was talking about. I've heard that there is quite alot of Backlight Bleed and defects in the one you're looking at. It's a 24" monitor instead of a 27".

u/travbert09 · 1 pointr/nvidia

I have a MSI 1060 3gb card and wanted to know if a 144 hz monitor is worth the investment? I was looking at this monitor. I plan on playing Destiny 2 when it comes out mostly. Thanks!

u/asellers07 · 1 pointr/buildapc



I was just informed in my thread that my GPU can only support 4 monitors anyways, so I'll have to be either upgrading my GPU, or adding another GPU.

I don't do gaming, but I do sometimes deal with large data sets, and regularly use live stream data, and watch multiple sports games on different screens. Lots of multi-tasking, so the extra monitors are pretty necessary.

I'm not too good with this stuff - what components are compatible with what, etc - but do you have any idea what my options would be to get to all 6 monitors going? Adding a little processing power wouldn't be too bad either. I'm going to have to buy an additional/replacement GPU anyways, as apparently my current GPU only supports 4 monitors.

Here's a thread that I posted last night with all of my computer specs, if you are interested in helping in any way I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks for your time

u/toddx318 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Thanks for your reply. This is the current monitor I am considering. It looks like it does have a Display Port, but not FreeSync (unless I overlooked it). Is this ok, or would you recommend another monitor?

u/Krazyflipz · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

&gt;Ok, I can probs get the chair with some other stuff and go for a gay child monitor. Sounds good.


Not sure how you feel about used but there is one of these for $207 on Amazon warehouse deal.

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms

u/jgsatfcps · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/icallitluck · 1 pointr/Monitors

VG248QE similar this one has a great refresh rate and i can personally vouch for it, and it's priced semi reasonably but i would suggest waiting for a sale on one it's been known to drop in price

u/SWiTCH-CSGO · 1 pointr/gaming

This is what I have for my PC It works great and I love it

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

This is similar to my second minutes, works great with my ps4

ASUS 23-inch Full HD Wide-Screen Gaming Monitor [VX238H] 1080p, 1ms Rapid Response Time, Dual HDMI, Built in Speakers, Low Blue Light, Fliker Free, ASUS EyeCare

u/foxinsideabox · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

He picked up two of those a week ago at Best Buy for $170 each on sale. He has a wireless steel series, I forget which.

u/ARabidGuineaPig · 1 pointr/Monitors


Owned 3 of these. Flawless on everyone. I loved this monitor!

u/skatebiker · 1 pointr/buildapc is what a friend of mine uses, he has no issues as far as I can tell.

u/ii_Marshall_ii · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

VG248QE is a great budget monitor. 144 hz, 24 inch, and 1m/s response time for gaming.;amp;qid=1503285295&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+-+vg248qe

Ive seen it go on sale for 100 USD

u/xGhost_ · 1 pointr/buildapc

Dont go for 1440p then, its a waste of money if you are getting a 1060. I'd recommend this

u/Jaw2176 · 1 pointr/buildapc

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

It’s 241 in Amazon. That’s a great deal

u/CallMeCygnus · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

I have an Asus VG248QE sitting around here waiting to be sold. It's in great condition. Would like $120 shipped.

u/Not2Die2 · 1 pointr/buildapc

you should swap to either a H97 mobo or get a 4690k CPU. Basically Z97 + K' cpu = Overclocking. H97 + non K = not overclocking

Also I suggest a ~1080p 144hz - 1ms monitor.

u/6Mint · 1 pointr/blackops3

When playing on PC, i use the ASUS ROG 27 inch 1440p, 144hz, 1ms response monitor, and my ps4 is hooked up to my 55 inch samsung.

Obviously you don't need a $800 1440p gaming monitor, but the asus 1080p 144hz monitor is famous for its performance. I use one as my secondary monitor and couldnt be happier.

u/csgoVoodoo · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

so my question is about Resolution
I got a 144hz monitor
and get around 230 fps on 1910x1080 should I lower it to gain fps I do sometimes drop below 200

another question (: to easier spot people what should these settings be.

u/ryios · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

If it's a work station, possible video editing etc.. I would go with socket LGA 2011-v3 instead of skylake.

The i7-5820K is an LGA 2011-v3 processor and it's better than any skylake out right now. More PCI-E lanes, more max memory support, supports DD4 just like skylake, and X99 Mother Boards (chipset for lga 2011-v3) have 8 DIMM slots (8 sticks of ram) allowing you to get them up to 128 GB of ram with 8 16GB Sticks "should you ever need that much".

LGA-2011 V3 is also quad channel memory and not dual channel, so you need 4 sticks of ram instead of 2. Easy deal just go with 4 sticks of 4 gb or 4 sticks of 8 GB for 16 or 32 GB. 4 sticks of 4 is say 80 bucks or 4 sticks of 8 for 100-130.

The i5-2580k is a beast and is currently the 4th best cpu on the market going by benchmarks. It's also a 6 core vs's syklakes 4 core and has as good or better overclocking potential. It's a beast of a CPU. Price point wise it's only 30 dollars more than the i7 skylake posted below but way more than 30 dollars value wise in terms of performance "in my opinion".

Now for the monitor, don't buy that through PC part picker or newegg. Shop for that exclusively. Do research, read review after review. If possible go in stores and see them. Your talking about something you'll be spending $300 on that you will be staring at for thousands of hours.

On a whim though I found this one which looks pretty freaking good for $339.;amp;qid=1373906581&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+144hz

Myself though I have a 2560X1440 monitor that is $400. However it's 60hz with a 4ms response time.

So pick your poison, 144 Hertz 1080p for 300+ or Bigger resolution for the same money but not 144 hertz.

As a developer myself though, I can tell you that I would not trade my 2560X1440 for a 1920X0180 for anything, hertz or not.

Writing code, designing things etc, 2560X1440 is awesome. I can see almost twice as much code on the screen at a time. I can see my entire database schema without having to scroll, etc etc etc.

u/iMpActX · 1 pointr/buildapc

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 TN 144Hz 1ms DisplayPort HDMI DVI-D Ergonomic Back-lit LED Gaming Monitor

This is usually the go to 1080p 144hz monitor.

u/Narratiive · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

I can vouch for the xl2411z. It's amazing. The colors are acceptable - at least for me - after color calibration etc.

The ASUS VG248QE I've heard is also excellent, and was my second choice. These are the best 2 in the $250 range. Probably the best bang for your buck for a 144hz monitor too, since imho 27 inch isn't worth it.

u/Netronx · 1 pointr/buildapc

If you play competive games like CSGO or Dota, go for 144hz like this but if you prefer graphics and beauty go for this Although i would suggest 1080p becasue it is not very good on 1440p compared to r9 390

u/RoboTicks · 1 pointr/buildapc

I am sure the title was a joke, but just in case: A better PC isn't going to help you with teamwork, which is the main reason people get stuck in 'Elo Hell'.

Moving on. If you want to build a PC that might actually improve your gameplay, you bought the wrong monitor. Especially if you play first person shooters as well, you should get a 144Hz monitor.

A 1080p, 144Hz monitor with a TN panel:

You'll also want to consider your peripherals. A mechanical keyboard with MX Browns, MX Reds, or custom manufacturer switches resembling either of those will be a huge improvement over the typical membrane keyboards. (I use the Logitech G910)

A responsive and comfortable mouse will help as well. (I use the Logitech G502)

For playing with all of your resources available, you'll also want a good, comfortable headset or a nice set of speakers. You can often hear ability sounds before you can see the animations. This can help you respond faster to situations. (I use the Logitech G35)

Once you have all of those things squared away: Everything in your build is fine. The only thing I want to add is that you do not need to overclock to play League, so you could probably save some money by buying a locked processor and a motherboard that doesn't support overclocking. I would recommend a better GPU, especially if you end up replacing your monitor with the one I recommended. A r9 390 will be a worthy investment now and for the future.

When this build is done, you'll no longer have any excuses for being bad at League of you should start watching some streams of professional players while you are waiting for your parts to ship. I personally recommend as he is very informative.

u/KingPeanutMan · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

This is what i use. i have 3 and couldn't be happier. they also now come with blue light reduction.

u/biggem001 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

  • BENQ 27". I got it for 379.99, so just watch the amazon price. Or Fry's has it for 399.99.
  • ASUS 24". 279.99 haven't used it, but good reviews.
  • BENQ 24". Hard to find now outside of ebay.

    Your graphics card needs either a Dual-Link DVI cable or Displayport connection. Try not to use Displayport as it tends to be buggy in my experience as well as several people i know that have used it.
u/zellyman · 1 pointr/hoggit

If you wanna go high quality with the monitors, here ya go

Those are the ones I'm using. Color, response time, everything very good stuff.

Also you're absolutely in the right place, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask here, or you can jump into #hoggit on IRC on freenode.

u/nal1200 · 1 pointr/photography

Been trying to calibrate my ASUS monitor and considering getting an IPS instead for the color and viewing angle benefits.

I feel like I've been looking at an improperly calibrated monitor for the past few years and I'm not sure how it has affected my photos.

u/Rogueain · 1 pointr/buildapc

Also, that $600 monitor feels like a waste on a gaming rig. Get a TN panel for normal gaming, 144hz is for high-paced games like CS:GO. You could get two nice monitors for the price of that one shipped.

I bought three of these, and they're great.

u/dude_why_would_you · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

They have a 1ms monitor, and I like it. [For viewing pleasures] ( I got it for the 144hz.

u/Wolfanini · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

One last update before I build my machine:

Everything other than the video card and SSD has been delivered.

I was able to order a 240GB Crucial BX200, normally $65, for $50~ on Amazon. That should be delivered tomorrow.

Just ordered this video card which is $130 after the rebate. I'm nearly there!

I've got an LCD monitor at my dad's which I'm sure has an abysmal refresh rate, but perhaps I'll be pleasantly surprised. I'm planning on picking up this Asus gaming monitor after I get my tax return. Unless you know of a cheaper alternative with comparable specs?

Lastly, I plan to pick up a Zowie EC2. Those don't seem to go on sale very often.

Again, thank you for your help. Excited to rejoin the PC master race.

u/X1DekuOnyx · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have a similar build and the only thing I can suggest is splurging on a 144Hz monitor. With the R9 390 you'll be able to have Ultra settings and get 100+ FPS at 1080p on the latest AAA games. It makes everything silky smooth you won't want to go back.

My favorite is playing Skyrim with heavy visual mods and still getting 144Hz it's just amazing.

I have purchased a 1440p monitor, but returned it to stick with 1080p at 144Hz.

Something like this would be good.

u/Hackronym · 1 pointr/buildapc

What's wrong with TN panels? I have this monitor and it's great (I'm not from Canada, was just looking on Canadian Amazon for OP).

u/Edg94 · 1 pointr/smashbros

Make sure is the evo monitor with 144hz for least amount of lag(seriously the dam thing has pretty much no lag diff to the barebones crts). Also go with component to dp if can.

u/OfficialMat0 · 1 pointr/argentina

Hola, les hago una pregunta. Si yo quiero comprar un monitor, cómo es la cosa? Tiene sentido?
Soy de Tandil y me interesa un monitor de 120 hz / 144 hz. Algun Asus de esos que estan de moda.
Por ejemplo este:
Suponiendo que me salga 50 dolares más el envío, estaría en algo de 300 dolares el producto. A eso le tengo que sumar el 50 por ciento? viene a Tandil?
Más el 50 porciento sería algo así como 450 dolares, o 6300 pesos.
Si no viene a Tandil lo tendria que ir a buscar a buenos aires?
Como ejemplo, en ml el mismo monitor está entre 9000 y 15000 pesos, así que seguría siendo negocio, el tema es que me da mucha cosa comprar algo y que después sea un bardo. Gracias

u/InF3rNoLift · 1 pointr/Monitors

i personally dont know and like the specs of the monitor that you showed, just a 5/6ms response time its too mcuh

since you want to go for a Gaming / Digital Art

This would go best with any Productivity Setup:;amp;qid=1453134646&amp;amp;sr=8-7&amp;amp;keywords=asus+24

Now for a more Gaming enthusiasm i would go for this:;amp;qid=1453134887&amp;amp;sr=8-3&amp;amp;keywords=asus+24

these two are below your budget so i guess it would be no if your planning to expand to a double monitor setup eventually the first monitor would end up to be quite cheaper to achive and it will look some what my opinion but that all...

advice: if you gonna work on editing look for Color reproduction wich is something that TN panels lack and if your not gonna edit much but your gonna game most of the time look for G sync compability / low response time and something above will rock your world trust me..but if your just a productivity kind of guy i would say to just look for the right IPS panel

IPS = high Response time , Best color Reprudoction yet , awesome viewing angle ( rlly a non factor to me since if im using a pc i will always sit in front of it LMAO)....but its mainly the brightness and color reproduction are the main pros on IPS plus this also makes your games look cooler but it also means that they wont run smoothly as a TN panel plus someone correct me if im wrong but i think theres no IPS panel with G sync lower than 300usd...

thats all mate good luck with your setup!!

u/-abM-p0sTpWnEd · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

It's actually getting kind of old, but there's no reason to upgrade.

It's the only one that's 144hz as far as I know (and therefore the only one they make of any relevance).

u/HotChocoLahte · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

Oh and why is;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;refRID=XNKMVPZGKTWFK8HGFTXN better than this? Sorry I'm asking you all this stuff, I saved up a long time and I don't wanna waste my money

u/DBeks · 1 pointr/techsupport

First, thanks for the response. Second, here's a link to my monitor. It should be able to handle 144hz. Also I've noticed too that it says Generic PnP. I wondered why it never detected it as a ASUS monitor.

u/PizzaBurgher · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I just purchased thisshould I have bought this? If so why? thanks!

edit: 2x 24 inch 144hz monitors.

u/bobby3eb · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace


24", 144hz, 1080p, 1ms response, display port, fully adjustable, VESA mountable, etc

only "negative" is that it's TN and not IPS.

u/jeolmang · 1 pointr/buildapc

144hz is sick dude. I suggest either the [Asus vg248qe]( love itc&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1482659895&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=vg248qe) or a BenQ, but those are more expensive and of similar quality.

edit: If freesynch is what you need this is probably a good bet.

u/48-Cobras · 1 pointr/buildapc

Sorry, I worded a lot of this wrongly for I was quite rushed. I also left out some info for fear of the text box disappearing when I left my tab since I'm using my mobile device atm since I'm away from my desktop.

The power supply is the EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W, which was one that EVGA reccomended after I used the tool they have for picking which one to use, but I'll also look into the one you selected since it seems to be decent.

When I said "plug into my Alienware," I meant the graphics card because, not lying, I used to plug my monitor into the Intel graphics card instead because I didn't understand that that HDMI port was the wrong one. This time, I meant that I don't know how my case works and whether the tower/case comes with a way to plug in a DisplayPort cord since I know that DVI-D and HDMI don't allow 144hz.

I'm strictly Nvidia, sorry, but I'm not into AMD. Also, I want to try out ShadowPlay (I currently use DxTory) and the GTX 555 sadly doesn't support that. I know AMD has amazing products, but I am the type of person that sticks with what they're used to unless something different is so much better that it would totally blow my mind (why I switched from iCancer to Android phones (the OnePlus 3T is such a phenomenal phone for such a low price, like woah)).

That whole optimization thing was something from a long time ago that I don't quite remember, but I think he said something along the lines of having to mess around with the processor or something to get the most out of the RAM I installed. Idk, I just know I took the old RAM sticks out and replaced them, turned my PC on, and it said I had 16 GB, so I was happy (although Chrome uses a good 30-50% depending on how many running tabs I have).

Also, I'm not 100% about the power supply I currently have. I just know the unit is probably about twice the size of an Xbox 360 power supply unit, if not 1.5x bigger.

Oh, and lastly, with the SSD partition or whatever it's called, I just know that it is the stock that it came with, so I think it's just an internal HDD. I would actually love to get an SSD for Windows and applications to work faster and speed up copying times, but I don't think I'll spend money on that yet. I'll probably upgrade that once I do a full upgrade to my PC, processor and everything. I'll probably do that in 3-5 years time or whenever 4K replaces 1080p in the gaming standard and 120 fps becomes the new basic benchmark for PC and even console gaming if the peasants decide to actually put effort into making their gaming experience more than just mediocre. Although mouse and keyboard will always beat controllers unless you're talking about Rocket League since that's a bit easier on controller.

So yeah, thanks for the extra help and listening to my elementary knowledge in the field of PC gaming rigs. Other than the AMD vs Nvidia change, do you think you can change anything from my change list that could potentially help my rig last for even more years to come?

Here are the links to the various upgrades I was looking at before making the original post:

GTX 1060 SC;amp;psc=1

Acer 144hz monitor w/ G-Sync

EVGA 500W Power Supply;amp;psc=1

And yes, I'm not a true Redditor since I don't know how to do hyperlinking and other things to these links on mobile version or even desktop tbh. Sorry about the shitty links.

u/Grizzled--Kinda · 1 pointr/buildapc

For 1070s it's mostly preference but there are some with good cooling. The gigabyte xtreme gaming 1070 will perform slightly better than the G1 but not by much. The triple fan configuration keeps these cards super cool though. One thing you need to listen for is coil whine on any 1070 you get. Once you install do some stress testing and listen for it. If you find that your card has it then immediately return for the same card as there is no real fix, it's a crapshoot if your card will have it and that goes for every graphics card made nowadays. The Predator monitor comes with gsync is why it's expensive but is buttery smooth when gaming, so it's worth the cost for me, it's not that tall when pushed all the way down, it's very adjustable. Or you could look for cheaper monitors, just look for 24" 1080p 144hz. For example: this ASUS or
this AOC

u/arkhira · 1 pointr/bapcsalescanada

Here are some decent budget/entry level ones:

u/arufr · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

just wondering, is there any difference between this and this?

u/CHr0maCS · 1 pointr/Monitors

Yeah shit might have ordered the wrong monitor, ill try to see if i can cancel and get this one:;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1481715122&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe so i can use it with my PC because it uses display port ( unlike the benq shit)

u/KoloHickory · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

1440 75hz

ASUS PB277Q 27" WQHD 2560x1440 75Hz 1ms HDMI DVI VGA Eye Care Monitor

1080 144hz

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/ssssound · 1 pointr/buildapc

So these two components are driving force behind monitor choice...
CPU: i7 8700K
GPU: 1080Ti / GTX 2080 (will be picking up)

originally was looking at the 24" ASUS VG248QE but now looking at the 27" version. I will be running dual monitors too. For gaming purposes, is the size just preference? Should I even look at 1440p? I'd much rather go for 144hz..

u/Reanimations · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

What's a good 1080p 144hz monitor? I was looking for something with G-Sync, but Idk how much I would need it.

I was split between this Samsung monitor or this ASUS monitor. The reviews talk about how good the colors are on the Samsung one, but I think the ASUS monitor is meant for gaming. I don't think it would make a difference, and I always hear how good Samsung screens are, so despite it being 0.5" smaller, I'm leaning towards that.

u/Saamstep · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel - Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6-Core Processor | $179.00 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler | CRYORIG - H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler | $28.90 @ Newegg Marketplace
Motherboard | Gigabyte - Z370P D3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $98.98 @ OutletPC
Memory | G.Skill - Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory | $183.99 @ Newegg
Storage | Crucial - MX300 275GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive | $89.45 @ Newegg Marketplace
Storage | Seagate - Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $59.79 @ OutletPC
Video Card | MSI - GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Video Card | $644.99 @ Amazon
Case | NZXT - S340 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case | $79.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply | SeaSonic - FOCUS Plus Gold 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $74.99 @ Newegg
Operating System | Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit | $119.98 @ OutletPC
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1575.06
| Mail-in rebates | -$15.00
| Total | $1560.06
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-03-19 20:28 EDT-0400 |

let me know what you think :))

This is the 144hz monitor I use.

u/turnbone · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'm building my first PC right now, and I'm currently looking at monitors. I want to go with 144hz and these are the two I've been eyeballing. Is one really worth ~70 dollars more? I have a somewhat budget PC in the first place. GTX 1060 and i5 7600. I can provide more specs if needed.



u/Smooth-Bunz · 1 pointr/buildapc

Even if it's just casual play, you'd be doing yourself a favor by going for the 144hz TN panel. I know people complain about the colors looking washed up but I have the linked one below and I played around with the settings and never looked back. It's especially important because of the 1ms response time which can be amazing for first person shooters.

Edit: If you wanted a cheaper option but similar specs try taking a look at this too:

u/Im_Not_A_Socialist · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have three ASUS VG8QE 144hz 1080p monitors
and I love them. Not only are they great for gaming across one screen it all three, but they're also great for general multitasking (how do people survive with only one monitor?).

Unless you're running a 1080TI at the bare minimum, a 4k monitor won't do you much good, and IMO they aren't worth the price unless you can find one really cheap somewhere.

u/always_in_debt · 1 pointr/Monitors
u/Nordo6 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

No idea what that is but this is a great 144 hz for a good price.

u/Wojciech10 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

If I use a hdmi to DVI Adapter would it give me the 140hz? My laptop doesnt have a DVI port

edit : my monitor

u/ashloo · 1 pointr/buildapc

Primary: BenQ XL2411Z
Secondary: ASUS VG248QE

My main reason behind the 1080 Ti right now is that I'm looking to get as close to the 'best' as I can. I'm upgrading from a 4th gen i7 and a 770 GTX.

u/Qman01 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

144hz, or 1080p. Something like that. I was thinking of this monitor,

u/swegmaster1 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Question about a macbook and an xbox...don't kill me! I am possibly planning on building a PC next summer, it's not worth it to me now with how little gaming I would do on it throughout the school year.

I have a 2016 Macbook pro and an xbox one s, and I want to get a nice monitor to use in my room for both. The only gaming I would be doing off my macbook is some csgo, otherwise I'd mostly be just playing FIFA/2k and cod from my xbox.

Is it worth getting a 144 Hz monitor now? Obviously it's overkill for the xbox and my macbook can only run csgo so well. If/when I do build a PC though next summer I'd rather just have the nicer monitor already instead of having to upgrade that.

I was thinking this for a 144 Hz monitor

u/inklyre · 1 pointr/Monitors

I also would like to know of one. I was looking at

but want to know if there's better.

u/hab1b · 1 pointr/PUBG

What you did wrong was getting an AMD CPU ;P

All kidding aside, what refresh rate is your monitor? The game will only draw as many frames as your monitor is set to handle. I did a rebuild and reformat. I was pissed I was only getting 60 Frames with a 1060 and i5 7600k. Then I realized I did not change my monitor refresh rate from 60hz to 144hz. now I am at 120-130 FPS

If your monitor caps at a 60HZ refresh rate you will never get more than 60 FPS. If that is the case and you want a better monitor and a better gaming experience across ALL games look at getting the ASUS VG248QE totally worth the $250.

Let me know if this helped, you should be getting more than 60 FPS with that ryzen and a 1080

u/shmedfood · 1 pointr/buildmeapc

Things i changed:

  1. a better gpu; u can run max settings at about 144 fps in many games, at least a hell of a lot better than the other card.

  2. 3600x is the 3600 with a slightly better stock cooler, but since u already have a cooler it makes no diff and is 50 bucks cheaper

  3. i gave u a nvme ssd as it is faster

  4. the new ryzen chips like faster memory so i gave u that (u still have rgb)

  5. this monitor is better in my opinion.

  6. better power supply and it is fully modular which makes cable management a lot easier.

    Ps u can probably jump to 1440p if u want

    Build: (without monitor) PCPartPicker Part List

    CPU | AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor | $194.79 @ OutletPC
    CPU Cooler | Cooler Master Hyper 212 RGB Black Edition 57.3 CFM CPU Cooler | $38.99 @ Amazon
    Motherboard | MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard | $114.99 @ B&amp;H
    Memory | Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory | $99.99 @ Amazon
    Storage | Samsung 970 Evo 1 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive | $169.89 @ OutletPC
    Storage | Seagate Barracuda 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $64.89 @ OutletPC
    Video Card | Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT 8 GB GAMING OC Video Card | $418.99 @ SuperBiiz
    Case | NZXT H700 ATX Mid Tower Case | $149.98 @ NZXT
    Power Supply | Corsair RMx (2018) 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply | $89.98 @ Newegg
    Wired Network Adapter | TP-Link TG-3468 PCIe x1 1000 Mbit/s Network Adapter | $14.89 @ OutletPC
    Wireless Network Adapter | Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I PCIe x1 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Adapter | $33.89 @ OutletPC
    Case Fan | be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan | $22.49 @ SuperBiiz
    Case Fan | be quiet! SilentWings 3 PWM 50.5 CFM 120 mm Fan | $22.49 @ SuperBiiz
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
    | Total (before mail-in rebates) | $1456.25
    | Mail-in rebates | -$20.00
    | Total | $1436.25
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-06 12:32 EDT-0400 |

    The monitor is which is $260
    So about $1696 usd.

    I would still check with other though about this build. Also go to r/monitors for monitor help
u/Wujuuuu · 1 pointr/buildapc

Closest Microcenter is 7 hours away. I can do it if its really worth it. I am going to use this build for all my gaming and streaming needs. I like to stream occasionally and would like to do it more if I could produce a better quality stream through PC and internet upgrades. I don't mind spending anywhere between $2500-$3000. I have bought 4 prebuilts in my life all between $1500-$2500 so I am ready to spend more on an actual build. I wont overclock.

I have 2 144 HZ monitors :;keywords=asus+monitor&amp;qid=1571077057&amp;sprefix=Asus+mon%2Caps%2C208&amp;sr=8-13

u/Jaggertron · 1 pointr/buildapc

No acces to microcenter (have heard magical things about that place) looking to keep it under 1500. Have never overclocked, would be something i have to lookinto. Monitor is

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/woowes · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/MangoTangoFox · 1 pointr/gaming

Well first off, if you are planning to move to PC, buy that bundle I linked. It's going to end soon, and its probably never going to happen again. You'll seriously regret it if you want to buy any of those games in the future. And all the money goes to charity, so think of it as a charitable donation.


As I said, if you need to own a PC or Laptop, or were planning to buy one anyway, you build the PC instead, also instead of buying a PS4 or XB1.

So assuming that IS the case, I can't give you a price, you have to determine that for yourself. That concept is unique to PC, considering they only make one version of a console, aside from the insanely overpriced storage capacity upgrades. What you need to do, is determine your budget for the PC that you were going to buy, if you were going to remain a console gamer.

One rule, is that you should completely avoid buying a laptop, unless you absolutely NEED a laptop. Usually, unless you are a business professional that will use one for work, or if you will be traveling constantly, you don't NEED a laptop. Even if you are in college, a small tablet is usually suitable enough for during class use, as opposed to a full laptop, which means you can just leave your PC in your room.

So lets say you wanted to buy a $600 off the shelf PC. Even switching from a Laptop to a Desktop would basically double your performance and storage capacity. The smaller you make something while keeping the performance constant, the more it is going to cost. Then when you move from buying an off the shelf desktop, to a custom built PC, you'll easily see a HUGE bump in performance, for the same cost. So you have $600, and now you have to decide which console you were going to buy. One of the next gen systems at $400-500, or maybe you weren't ever going to buy one of those consoles, but a PS3/360 instead, at $250. If one of these were the case, that would leave you with a budget of $850, $1000, or $1100. And look, I understand that you may have not been able to buy both a new PC and a new console at the same time. This means that you'll just have to wait and save up. Yes, its a bummer, but it will definitely be worth it in the end. And depending on how long you have to wait, you'll actually get more and more for your money, because of how rapidly the performance per dollar ratio increases.

So once you have your number, you have to determine how you want to use the PC. You'll obviously want to use it for gaming, but are you planning to do a lot of 3D or video rendering/compression? You need to know this, because is it quite a key factor that someone will need to know to map out a build for you. If you are planning on using content professional applications, you'll need a large portion of your budget spent on the CPU. You can obviously still run the applications, but rendering will take longer with a lesser CPU, which could be a problem for someone that want's to run a YouTube channel for instance.

So after you get someone to map out a build for you, you will need some additional things:

  1. Mouse - You can get a nice gaming mouse from as low as about $20, though they can go up to about $70. If you look around while you are planning your build up until the point when you actually build it, you'll probably be able to find one on sale. I got my G9x, which is a $60-70 mouse, for only $35 w/ free shipping. The same goes for the other stuff below, as you don't really need to buy them in the same order as your other components. The best place to find deals that I have found, is /r/BuildaPCSales They also have separate subreddits for the UK, Australia, and Canada. You can find those in the side bar.
  2. Keyboard - You can go ahead and get a membrane keyboard, but you really should invest in a mechanical. It WILL make you a faster typist, and it makes typing feel great. They range from $70-150, but just like the mice, you can easily find them in sales, for far less. Yesterday I saw a Razer black widow with no numpad for $40. And right now I see a $120 Ducky, for only $80. And a the Black Widow with Numpad, for $70 instead of $100. The one I would suggest to you, is called a CM Storm, Quickfire Rapid. It has no backlight, and no Numpad, but it is a great keyboard, and I have seen it dozens of times on sale for $45-50. You'll need to decide which switch type you want, between Blue, Brown, Black, and Red. Just go on youtube or google and look up a comparison. I'll just say do not get blue if you need it to be quiet.
  3. Monitor(s) - You may be able to exclude this one. You can live without one if you have personal access to or ownership of a 1080P TV with an HDMI or DVI input. And you may already have a monitor from your old PC. You'll want one that's 1920x1080(or 1200), but you can use an old one for the time being, as long as it's of decent resolution. And again, you can easily find deals on nice monitors at the subreddit I mentioned earlier. I see 4 on sale right now, just on the first 2 pages. Even my main monitor is on sale, $250 instead of the usual $280. I bought mine on sale at $260 when it was going for $300 earlier this year.
  4. Controller - First off, if you are a PC gamer that plans on playing more than just FPS, MOBA, and RTS, then you need a controller. There are tons of platformers, racing games, and third person shooters that play better with a controller, though don't always assume that all 3rd person shooters are better with a controller, because that definitely isn't the case, especially with the newer square enix games. I would personally suggest a PS3 controller because of how you can set it up with the method I mention in THIS post. You can basically get it to the point where you turn the controller on, and it immediately works in all games that claim controller support, wireless over bluetooth. You can get a new PS3 controller for as low as $35-40, and a bluetooth adapter from $5-10. You can avoid the adapter if you choose to use it wired instead. But you may be dead set on using a 360 shaped controller. You'll need a official wired controller if you don't already have one, or the wireless adapter which goes for $20-30. And I'm assuming you already own a wireless 360 controller. Another thing you might consider, depending on when you build you PC, is the brand new controllers from the next gen consoles. I know for a FACT that they both worth with PCs, but they may or may not release drivers. Microsoft already said that they wouldn't have PC support at launch. So there probably won't be instant support, but there will be driver packages popping up similar to the one I linked above, within the first week after launch, from tons of coders. The problem is that the XB1 is still using their own wireless, so it will NEED a wired controller, or an official wireless adapter. The PS4 on the other hand, is still using bluetooth, so it will work with the same bluetooth dongle you need for the PS3 controller now. The new controllers will be $20 more expensive, but the PS4 pad in particular has an incredible amount of additional potential. It has a clickable touchpad, a speaker, and a multicolor LED light bar. I'm 99.99% sure that we will eventually see a driver application that allows for the control of all 3 of those features, along with the standard controller functions. If I were you, I would get a PS3 pad now if you build before late November, and replace the controller after the PS4 releases, and use the same bluetooth adapter.
u/Aerodamus · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

The ASUS VG248QE is an unbeatable monitor.

u/evilucius · 1 pointr/buildapc

Only change I would make are the monitor to this;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1377225904&amp;amp;sr=1-2&amp;amp;keywords=120+hz
saves you about $20, other than that, it looks BEASTLY, post it when you build it. you have no case listed, what is it all going in?

u/Toekiyo · 1 pointr/xboxone

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

I have and love this monitor. Use it for smite on Xbox and its my 2nd monitor for my pc

u/CoLmes · 1 pointr/Monitors
u/designatedRedditor · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Got my rig shots up. Hope you all enjoy!

  • Corsair 300R ATX Tower
  • mobo: GByte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH LGA 1155
  • proc: i5-3570k @ 3.4 w/ stock cooler (not OCing til I get aftermarket)
  • ram: 16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600
  • gpu: GByte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Edition (OC to 1300 Core / 1500 Mem)
  • drives: 128GB Samsung 840 / 2TB Seagate 7200 /
  • psu: CORSAIR CX600 (probably need a new one if I decide to OC proc or SLI)
  • display: ASUS MX239 &amp; HP w2007
  • input: Logi K360 &amp; Logi G500s

    Want to get an Asus 24" 144Hz display to replace my +10yr HP display but need to sell my Gbyte Radeon HD 7850 OCs first!
u/majoroutage · 1 pointr/buildapc

Your current monitor is already LED backlit, so there's nothing wrong with it as far as age degradation goes (as opposed to CCFL which eventually gets dimmer). And 1080p is still a pretty good res for 24" or less.

But if you're still looking for an upgrade, you could go to either a 60hz IPS panel, or a 144hz TN one.

u/TWPmercury · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Forget 144hz, it sucks compared to lightboost.

Get this monitor

It's 144hz capable, but you won't be using that. The big thing here is that it's 3d capable. I have mine set to 120hz with lightboost and it reduces all motion blur to 0. It's hard to explain or appreciate until you see it. 6o fps is unbearable to play on once you use lightboost.

Check out blur busters for more info on it.

u/tubbytubbs666 · 1 pointr/woodworking

Looks like your next project is a bed frame! haha

Looks really good though!

As for the monitor, I'd personally go with this one. But that's just me.

u/nicolass1101 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

1440p 144hz

1080p 144hz

1080p IPS

EDIT: I just read the under 200.. let me see what I can find.. can it be from somewhere that isn't amazon?

u/SoBeDragon0 · 1 pointr/CodAW

If you have the cash, you could up it a little bit and go to a monitor with a 1ms response time. THIS would be awesome.

The monitor that l linked has a 5ms response time, which is fine with me.

u/yous_hearne_aim · 1 pointr/buildapc

Yeah I understand it can be hard to upgrade when its either that or eating. Just to let you know most people only use monitors over 60hz for competitive first person shooters, 60hz will look great for everything else. That being said, there are plenty of good 144hz monitors that go between $250 and $350. This is one of the cheaper ones I've found in that category.

u/MrFiskers · 1 pointr/buildapc

At 1080p, The BenQ XL2420G. It's 144hz and equipped with Gsync unlike the Asus VG248QE and BenQ XL2411Z. BenQ has other 144hz monitors, but it gets a little higher in price for whatever reason and there are other manufacturers that make 144hz like Acer. But Asus and BenQ are the most commonly chosen.

Here is a video on the XL2420G

And imo, No it's not worth to get the ROG Swift as a 1080p monitor regardless of situation because if you invest in the ROG Swift you want to use it to get the best experience out of it as much as possible for its price.

u/delti90 · 1 pointr/xboxone

They're around $250. I wouldn't recommend it unless you have a powerful PC capable of playing games at a stable 144 fps though.

u/nonameowns · 1 pointr/buildapc


only 1080p 144hz atm

newegg for details


there is no 120hz but you can downclock from 144 hz to 120 if you desire

I'll recommend waiting until march if you really want 1440p version

It might introduce a price drop on the 1080p but no idea

keep in mind, 144hz 1440p is hard on the graphic card. SLI is a requirement and even then, medium or low settings is necessary to maintain 144 fps for modern games.

however if you are playing source games(tf2, csgo,etc) or old games, single card will do fine.

u/Natilator · 1 pointr/Monitors

If you want to retain pixel density and increase the size of your monitor, you'll want to look into some 2560x1440 monitors. There is quite a few of them, however many of the ones in your price range will most likely have to be shipped from Korea via eBay. The choice is up to you if you'd like to take the risk, I did and have been very happy with my purchase.

Here's a list of some of the different models: Qnix, Achieva Shimian, Yamakasi Catleap

There is another alternative if you're absolutely sure you want a 1440P monitor and you don't want to take the risk with a Korean display. Monoprice sells a 2560x1440 IPS display for under $400.

There are some negatives with a higher resolution monitor-- you need a GPU powerful enough to display that resolution, what GPU do you have?

If you'd like to stay at 24 inches there are some options as well. Both BenQ and Asus offer higher refresh rates than the standard 60Hz. Note that these will not offer the better viewing angles and crisper colours that the 1440P IPS/PLS monitors have as both of these are 1080P TN displays. However they are both fantastic gaming monitors, the BenQ model is often used for competitive gaming. BenQ and Asus!

Hope that helps, I'm sure there are other monitors out there that will suit your needs but hopefully this is a good launching board.

u/siegewolf · 1 pointr/PUBATTLEGROUNDS

I have this monitor and I would never go back. It's glorious and I will take 144hz over 1440p. My spouse has a 1440p monitor and while it is's not smooth as butter nice

u/Docfeelbad · 1 pointr/buildapc

This monitor seems like it would suit you pretty well. I've heard amazing things about it and while I use the popular Benq 144hz, it's gone up in price since I bought it. There are cheaper 144hz monitors, you can go on PCPartpicker and change the refresh rate parameters, but I can't recommend any of the cheaper ones as much as I can this (or the BenQ).

u/MimeLocc · 1 pointr/pcgaming

So should I get a refund on this? Just bought it two weeks ago 😂😂
ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/4ourthdimension · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

Would like advice on whether I should get this card. My current one is dying (AMD 7970 3gb) and I don't want to deal with AMD anymore.

I'm terribly out of the loop. I'm stuck in the past from about 4 years ago and don't know anything about the 1440p or 4k or whatnot (guess I'm just getting old). I have this monitor as my main.. Running a 4-year old build with an OC'ed i7 2700k 4.4ghz, 16gb RAM. I want to run it into the ground before I build anything else, as it's ran very well until the GPU crapped out.

I was eyeballing the 1060 6gb cards, and don't want to go crazy out of budget. Only reason I'm considering this is because its got a specific Prime member price, and I have an Amazon card where I can get 6 months same as cash on this thing. Otherwise I'd have stuck to like a $200-$250 price point.

I want to be able to play games again on Ultra for at least the next 2-3 years if not longer. Should I just go ahead with this, or is a 1060 sufficient?

EDIT: Thanks guys. I went ahead and took the plunge. I waited almost all night to buy it, then somehow it dropped even further to like $336 lol. Used the savings to buy a new Displayport cable with it. I'm a little broke now, but I can't wait to crank all my games to max :D

u/illuxionist · 1 pointr/buildapc

You can't go wrong with ASUS monitors.

Here's a 144Hz monitor.

And here's the one I currently use. It's not amazing, but it'll do the job just fine.

u/imadethis2014 · 1 pointr/techsupport

Leave it unplugged - from both the computer and the AC wall outlet - it will not catch on anymore fire then.

This one has good reviews:

u/roccopela · 1 pointr/buildapc

You could technically push the graphics card for 2k gaming, (known as qhd or 1440p).

Nevertheless if you are looking for awesome 1080p high refresh rate monitors here a are a few.

Asus VG248QE

BenQ XL2420Z;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;pi=AC_SY200_QL40

If you want the best 1080p monitor you have to go with the BenQ XL2420G: it is on of the only monitors at full HD to offer G Sync.;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;pi=AC_SY200_QL40

u/Clint_beastw00d · 1 pointr/gadgets

I actually have evga GTX 980 overclocked, SLI. I will post it after work, had 3 cards, but didn't need the 3rd, gave it to my Fiancee for her machine instead.

CPU: I7-4790K





Monitors: Asus VG248QE

I play with three monitors using surround and run at 2560x1600, usually getting 90-140 FPS with the racing games I play, I just use the single middle monitor if I am playing a shooter or something else. The bezel kind of kills me a bit, and would like to not have it altogether.

If you want - post a game and I'll make a video of it running at X amount of frames, because I cannot go back to dog shit 60 FPS.

u/World_Globetrotter · 1 pointr/buildapc

I think the monitor upgrade is the perfect idea. Upgrading to a 24 inch 1080p monitor will make him sooooo happy if he spends even a little bit of time in front of the computer. If you are looking for the best bang for your buck in your price range of $200-300 I can give you some suggestions.

If your boyfriend is using his computer for mostly FPS gaming, I would check this one or this one out or this one out. These monitors are great for FPS gaming because it has a refresh rate of 144hz and a great response time which helps in fast pace games like FPS games.

If you want to go above $300 but stay below $400 for the sake of getting a 27 inch gaming monitor as opposed to a 24 inch (which the three above are), check this one

If you boyfriend only games some of the time, mostly plays non-FPS games or uses the computer for any kind of photo editing or video editing I would check this one out. Dell Ultrasharps are top of the line monitors. I personally have owned 3 of for 2 years and have loved them to death. This monitor is an IPS monitor, while the above is a TN monitor. IPS monitors have better color accuracy and viewing angels and are better overall except for refresh rate. Unless you need a 27 inch monitor, this is far and away the best all around monitor in your price range.

There are also some good gaming monitors monitors in the 150-200 range as well if you don't want to blow your entire budget on a monitor. For hardcore gaming check out this [one] ( It doesn't have has high of a refresh rate as the other gaming monitors but is sub $200.

Let me know if you have any more questions

u/isurvivorz · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

the XL2411Z is a great monitor, I have it and I love it, however, only one thing I wish it have is displayport, which the ASUS VG248QE have, and it is about $40 cheaper, so if you have a GPU that have displayport, I would recommend getting the ASUS over the BenQ. Another thing you should keep in mind when making the decision is that the BenQ XL2411Z is REALLY, REALLY BRIGHT, resulting in some washout in colouring, it's not noticable when you are gaming, but while looking at pictures or just on the desktop, you would notice it, however, for movies and gaming, it is far exceeded my expectations, and I got it for $260 ;)

The ASUS VG248QE come with some more extra software integrated into the monitor that might or might not be beneficial for you, do research and look at reviews on both of them, they're both high end hardcore gaming monitor when it comes to basic function and core features.


u/Grackinn · 1 pointr/wiiu

IPS panels are known for having a slower response time than TN panels, so no, he doesn't NEED an IPS panel.

The lowest response time IPS panel at a reasonable size and price is

THIS ONE @ 5ms response time

One of the best TN panels with the lowest response time is

THIS ONE @ .7ms response time (1ms advertised)

If you're looking for near CRT for smash bros, go with the TN panel. If you're looking to do photoshop editing, go with an IPS panel.

u/PieEaterBrian · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Here is 24 inch one from Asus
Hope the extra inch isn't too much (phrasing)

u/KosakiOnodera · 1 pointr/buildapc

i dunno much about monitors but i know this is one of the best 1080p 144hz monitors in the market. try this link:

if you live near a microcenter then you're saving about 70 dollars compared to buying it off of amazon. Otherwise just try and price match it with bestbuy like the dudes in the comments.
here's the link for amazon in case you cant price match it:

u/DeanMac · 1 pointr/AskBattlestations

Ive had this for a while now

My second monitor is not 144hz and I dont notice a difference when just browing the web and what not. But Ive never played a game across them at the same time which I also would not recommend with just 2 monitors, 3 seems like it would be fine but only if they had the same refresh rate.

u/Ferngullumps · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

I have this im looking to sell. I'm in South OC, but I'd be willing to meet in like huntington beach.

u/DrifterAD · 1 pointr/buildmeapc

dual monitor. I have 2 Asus monitors

u/ethansky · 1 pointr/Overwatch

I'd personally stay away from g-sync and free-sync for high level gaming as I head that using the technology can add some input delay. After reading some of the reviews, it appeared that the monitor was decent. The colors are decent at best, apparently it's very bright, and some people say they get dead pixels within a couple months. Customer support seemed to be lacking, so if something goes wrong, you may be out of luck. I'd personally stay away from tech companies that I'm not too familiar with (AOC vs Asus). I think the standard 144hz monitor that a lot of people use is the Asus VG248QE ( It costs about $50 more than the one you have but the reviews overall are very positive.

u/rage12 · 1 pointr/buildapc
It's pretty great. Not too pricey, but it is incredibly solid.

u/PM_ME_UR_GFS_MUFF · 1 pointr/buildapc

For one, go with the Ryzen series, specifically Ryzen 7 1700. It already comes with the cpu cooler so you don't have to dump so much on a cooler (unless you really want the liquid cooling)

For the monitor, I'm pretty sure it's almost impossible to notice the difference between 144hz and 165hz monitors. You really should buy two of these

As for the SSD, it's also not entirely necessary you have 500 GB. 250 will still be fine IMO.

Also use [cheaper ram] (, as it's just ram and it's extra cash.

That there opens about $800 for you to use on whatever you'd like, with a better cpu than you originally wanted.

Oh yeah, and you'd need a different mobo for the ryzen.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | AMD RYZEN 7 1700 3.0GHz 8-Core Processor | $316.88 @ OutletPC
Motherboard | ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming K4 ATX AM4 Motherboard | $138.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory | G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | $109.88 @ OutletPC
Storage | OCZ ARC 100 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $99.89 @ OutletPC
Storage | Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $66.89 @ OutletPC
Video Card | EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Superclocked Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card | $499.99 @ B&amp;H
Case | Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case | $54.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply | EVGA 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | $70.98 @ Newegg
Monitor | Asus VG248QE 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor | $252.99 @ SuperBiiz
Monitor | Asus VG248QE 24.0" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor | $252.99 @ SuperBiiz
Keyboard | Logitech G910 Orion Spark Wired Gaming Keyboard | $126.99 @ Amazon
Mouse | Logitech G402 Wired Optical Mouse | $52.98 @ Directron
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $2059.44
| Mail-in rebates | -$15.00
| Total | $2044.44
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-28 10:50 EDT-0400 |

u/bopthompson · 1 pointr/buildapc

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/Computeria · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

1080p ultrawide or 1080p 16:9 144hz?

I'm looking at this LG 25UM58-P 25-Inch 21:9 UltraWide IPS Monitor with Screen Split

And this ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

I am looking to try a nicer gaming monitor to replace my 60hz 1440p VA panel (viewsonic). Will be paired with my 1060 3gb and i7. Birthday is coming up and do not have a lot of money. Was previously set on trying 144hz gaming but what do you guys think? Would trying ultrawide gaming instead be better? The panel certainly looks like it will look better and my system should have an easier time hitting the refresh rate. I can't decide between looks and speed. They'll both be a general improvement over what I have now and losing screen size is a fine tradeoff for me. What are your guys thoughts/opinions?

u/JTD28 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have a very good monitor, ASUS VG248QE 24" :
After looking over what you said I did want to get ssd, new case fans, and a cpu cooler. I don’t personally think I am going to get an upgrade to my gpu for a while, and I am still not sure if I necessarily need over 8gb of ram, because won’t that be a bit overkill? Thanks for the advice.

u/Hatewrecked · 1 pointr/Overwatch

GTX 970, 16GB RAM (I don't remember if that made a difference vs. 8GB), it's on my SSD card, and this monitor

u/ItsFortnite · 1 pointr/buildapc

Which monitor should I go with?

u/ducklingkwaak · 1 pointr/Monitors

Consider this:

What are your needs? I'm guessing low cost, and get the most for your money?

Your second monitor is a good choice for IPS and good for general use and probably better than most mid range TN screens.

If you're gaming, generally you'll appreciate a 120hz+ monitor. Here's a 144hz one for ~$250 if you can go that high:

If you can spend juuust a little more, I'd highly recommend going for one of the 1440p monitors that can overclock to 120hz (if you're persistant, you can get one for around $300). Here's an example:

u/Finrow · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

[This one has free shipping.] (

u/ShadowPhynix · 1 pointr/buildapc

could try something like this, or this

u/neplix · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have it overclocked at 4.00GHz with Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Liquid Cooling System ( Sitting at 47°C.

I decided on the ASUS VG248QE monitor ( I plan to use lightboost.

u/dickface_rage_o_lot · 1 pointr/halo
u/maiore14 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I have a GTX 1060 6GB and this is the monitor I was going to get

u/BmanUltima · 1 pointr/buildapc

So you have the reference 480?

I'd recommend getting this monitor then. It has Displayport, and then you can just use that, and not have to buy an expensive adapter.

u/BL_RogueExplorer · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I personally have two monitors. one is 1080p 144hz and the other is 1440p 144hz. Both are fantastic, but it really does depend on what type of games you play. If you play overwatch even if you're not super competitive, you are still human and will notice the difference. 1080 144hz would be better than 1440p 60hz. If anything you can upgrade later to 1440p 144hz, thats what I did, i used my 1070 on my 1080p 144hz monitor for a year before upgrading and the 1070 destroyed 1080p.

THIS is my 1080p monitor and couldn't recommend it enough.

u/AnOutSpokenRedhead · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

&gt;Will you be keeping your 1080p/60hz monitor

Hmm? My monitor is 144hz. ( It's only 3 years old, so I don't plan on doing much of anything with it since there's more pressing needs.

Case is a little over a year old. The HDD is where I save stuff like movies, photos and other misc items. I use it more as an external device. Would it be possible to save the RAM? Unless if more modern motherboards accept physically smaller RAM.

u/TheSalingerAngle · 1 pointr/buildapc

Monitor is a VG248QE, so no G Sync. I'm between this 1080 and this 1080 TI, so it's only about a hundred dollar difference. That's what makes the TI so tempting.

u/RuneSlaya · 1 pointr/techsupport

Decided to return this and get the;amp;qid=1499483509&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+144hz instead, using the mini display port to display port cable to obtain 144hz. Thank you guys for the help though!

u/Chazzky · 1 pointr/Monitors

I would recommend, based on your budget, ~$192 per monitor. For that, I would recommend purchasing 3 Asus VG248QE's from the linked Amazon webpage

They definitely aren't the newest monitors as they've been on the market for a good few years, but for that price, you're getting a really good deal

u/Despitethem · 1 pointr/buildapc

for some reason the link won’t work for me is this it? : ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz refresh rate 1ms pixel response time &amp; 3D capable

u/Willi127 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Nice. I was looking for monitors and found this one is it good??

u/acyclovir31 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/chrisgcc · 1 pointr/buildapc

&gt;for csgo and league of legends

you could spend half as much. as for a monitor, make sure you grab a 144hz monitor, like this

i got this for my CSGO and it is amazing

u/aP1atypus · 1 pointr/buildapc

I bought this a while back. Colors aren't amazing and it's a TN panel, but for the price it's good. I love mine.

u/socokid · 1 pointr/buildapc

I love my 27" ASUS, and the 24" version is only $250 right now... cheaper than the 24" BenQ and the ASUS has better on-screen options (IMO).

u/kamishx · 1 pointr/gaming

I like my Asus VG248QE

u/hineybush · 1 pointr/buildapc

I have a 390 with an ASUS VG248QE and I've never had any screen/frame tearing issues. The monitor works great in CS:GO and I play stuff like FIFA, DayZ, and Arma3 with no issues.

u/OrdinaryM · 1 pointr/leagueoflegends

99% sure it is the Asus VG248QE. I went to all stars and these were definitely the monitors that were used, at least for the 1v1 tournament.

u/mexirab · 1 pointr/Vive

So I'll throw in a vote for a IPS monitor over a super fast 144hz TFN panel. I play mainly MMOs (GW2, BDO) etc so the advantage of having a 144hz monitor is lost on me. I'm running a 34 inch ultrawide @ 60hz, it's the LGUM95 . I have a ASUS (144hz tfn) vg248qe as well mounted on top. I do almost all my gaming and work on the LG though b/c that ultrawide if freaking amazing!

u/cledos · 1 pointr/buildapc

heard many good thing about this one

no more gsync for 1080 though, and also only tn @ high framerate.

u/TransientBananaBread · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/Testttttts · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/Notyourhostage · 1 pointr/FortniteCompetitive

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

I have this monitor and it’s absolutely perfect. Nickmercs also uses this monitor.
If you wait till Black Friday Best Buy will probably have it on sale for $200 (that’s when I got mine and what the price was)

u/The1Flopsy · 1 pointr/buildapc

ha yeah 8gb of ram should be good, not 16 didn't notice that :)

Yeah I was trying to figure out if it was worth the xtra $70 to go from the I5 to i7.

Monitors yeah was looking at 2 price ranges here. For example a more budget level one like the;amp;linkCode=as2&amp;amp;camp=1634&amp;amp;creative=6738&amp;amp;tag=ezvid02-20&amp;amp;creativeASIN=B00B2HH7G0

or a more higher end like

Just need to figure out if I'll get the benefit out of the nicer monitor for the level up comp build I'm making here.

Also will this build easily support a 2nd monitor if I decide to put one on it? I'm assuming it will with no prob.

u/Prob_Use_This_Once · 1 pointr/buildapc

Asus VG248QE This looked nice.

u/ShadowShine57 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I have Asus VG248QE. Don't know about right now, but at the time I bought it it was the cheapest 1ms, 144hz, 1080p monitor I could find.

Amazon link

Newegg link

u/mikogk · 1 pointr/buildapc

If you want to.

It's kind of awesome. I run skyrim at around 110 with the same graphics card and an i5. IMO, only you can decide if it it's worth it.

250 with Prime:;amp;qid=1414717696&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=vg248qe

u/CreamNPeaches · 1 pointr/buildapc

I chose this monitor because of the high refresh rate for games, it was on sale at the time, the stand is really sturdy and swivels/height adjustable/pivots, you can rotate the whole panel 90^o if necessary, and I only have room for and use 1 monitor. I figured I would spend a little more on 1 monitor rather than getting 2 monitors at a cheaper price per each (I already have a small TV that could work as a second monitor anyway.) The reviews were also really high for this monitor and I can see why, it's really nice. Basically you-get-what-you-pay-for.

That was my decision. There are monitors that are cheaper that will perform similar to the one I bought. Like I said, the best way to find out for yourself is to physically look at them.

u/nosius · 1 pointr/buildapc

then id suggest for 1080p, sure its not IPS but doesnt get the refresh rates (besides korean overclockable ones) and reponse time

u/CombustibLemons · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

This is the one I'm looking at. Has Display port, of which my GPU has 2 of.

u/FriendlyInChernarus · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I'm willing to fork out the cash, is it worth the extra $100 though?

How about this monitor?;amp;qid=1412224764&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=144+hz+24+inch

I'm slightly hesitant though because the only games I really play are ARMA/DayZ, counterstrike, and Red Orchestra. And if you've ever played Arma, I rarely ever get over 60 fps lol

u/rlta11 · 1 pointr/Monitors

tbh if i were you and i knew i was going to purchase a nice 1440p 144hz gsync monitor early next year then I wouldnt be worried about finding a monitor of the caliber you are looking for right now. However, this ASUS VG248QE is a very popular 24 inch 1080p 144hz monitor that would make an excellent monitor for now and would be an excellent 2nd monitor later. I would recommend the 24 inch and not the 27 because of the greater pixel density.

u/poolback · 1 pointr/pcgaming

Here you have a 1080p 144Hz TN panel for US$250.;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1496405547&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+monitor+144hz

Cheapest G-sync 1440p for US$400 :;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1496405777&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=monitor+1440+gsync

GTX 1070 is around US$400.

Your monitor seem fantastic for the price. However it is not G-sync/freesync, is it ?

So it seems that, not including G-sync/freesync, 1080p 144Hz, is about the same cost as 1440p 60Hz. That's up to people to figure out if they prefer resolution over framerate, I guess.

u/YUITPVD · 1 pointr/buildapc

This monitor is a bit pricier but is also well worth the price. You get what you pay for.

u/FattyMcButterPants92 · 1 pointr/pcgaming

Hey guys/gals. I'm looking at buying a 144hz monitor second hand. The guy claims to have this monitor

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz refresh rate 1ms pixel response time &amp; 3D capable

My question is if the monitor says anywhere on it that its 144hz so I dont get ripped off. If so and anyone had a picture of it that would be much appreciated. Thanks so much.

u/maxxxl · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Question: What is the point of getting a $900 monitor? What will you be using this for? I bought this ASUS Monitor for about $300, and even then I was having a hard time justifying whether it was a good buy or not.

u/Chalupabatman19 · 1 pointr/buildapc

What kind of gaming do you plan on doing? I know this is cliche, but IMO, shelling out a bit more for a decent 144Hz monitor is worth the investment.


This is what I use and I am in love.

u/trojans4life1 · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/TabbyTheKitty- · 1 pointr/FortNiteBR

Then this is also good. I used this one before my new monitor before I had the x.

Link: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/ERAreddit · 1 pointr/pathofexile


Found this one, only thing I don't care for is the built in speakers. But there should be an option to disable them.

And I found this one also, but it's a little over the budget;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1543260199&amp;sr=1-5&amp;keywords=144hz+gaming+monitor

u/ayeTop · 1 pointr/Monitors

Would recomend to check what other pros use for gaming and copy them. I recommend this one but its above your budget. I personally use 240hz xl2540

u/Yingfa93 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I mean the only other thing i'm considering is: If I get it used it's only $50 more but new it's $120 more, so are the better features worth the extra $50? (This is my first ever PC build btw)

u/PillPoppinPacman · 1 pointr/blackfriday
u/GTRAle · 1 pointr/buildapc

so i’m currently in the market for a 144hz monitor. I’m currently looking at 3. Viewsonic XG2402 ( ASUS VG248QE ( and the BenQ Zowie XL2411P ( The XG2402 because it’s cheaper. VG248QE because I have experience with it since my brother had one. And the XL2411P because it’s the nicest looking one out of all of them and black equalizer. I’ve been stuck on these 3 for about a month now and with black friday coming up i just don’t know what to get. Your help would greatly be appreciated :)

u/ChampagneDoves · 1 pointr/buildapc

Get it on sale between now and Christmas for $180 if you don’t want to shell out for it now.

u/manbearpigC · 1 pointr/buildapc

Monitor question: I'm looking at Acer and Asus . Is there a reason to not get the cheaper one? Also, I noticed those are a few years old. Should I look into a newer monitor? If so, any suggestions in the $250 price range?
My graphics card is rx 480 if that matters any

u/taylortob · 1 pointr/buildapc

I would personally go with the ASUS VG248QE since I can speak for that monitor. It has nice color quality as well.

Are you purchasing in America?

u/Pastorof_Disaster · 1 pointr/shopformypc

I also recommend the ASUS VG248QE as far as overall quality.

If you don't mind not having an adjustable stand, i.e. tilt, height, pivot, and swivel adjustment, the Acer GN246HL is the less expensive version of the ASUS.

Both of those are TN panels. This last option is Samsung CFG70 which is a VA panel, which isn't quite IPS color quality, but its very close. Plus, this one can utilize AMD FreeSync which syncs up the FPS from your graphics card and the refresh rate of the monitor so games appear smoother. Now you would need a capable AMD card for this to work. Here is a list of the cards

u/TheXypris · 1 pointr/buildapc

i need advice picking out a monitor, ive narrowed it down to these two but i dont know which would be better for my pc, this is the pc i have and this is what im looking at:
1080p 144hz 1ms or
1440p 144hz 1ms
i dont want a monitor that will make me use lower settings on games, nor cause a bottleneck with my hardware, any advice is appreciated, recommendations for other monitors are welcome too

u/AgeofEmpiresIII · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Is DP having any significant advantage over DVI?

I'm looking at two monitors: one has DP and the other doesn't.

No DisplayPort:

[Acer GN246HL Bbid 24-Inch 3D Gaming Display (144Hz Refresh Rate) ] (;amp;qid=1497457231&amp;amp;sr=8-2&amp;amp;keywords=1080p+144+hz)

With DisplayPort:

[ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor ] (;amp;qid=1497457231&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=1080p+144+hz)

u/rjmuniz · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

This Asus VG248QE is one hell of a monitor. It's been going on sale recently. Saw a post about it here, this week, it was going for $80 at Microcenter.

u/Uteligger · 1 pointr/Competitiveoverwatch

I would not recommend getting a 21:9 monitor for overwatch, playing on 21:9 resolution decreases your vertical fov by about 30% which is a huge disadvantage.
a 21:9 monitor also has higher ms which is a disadvantage.

Do not use 1440p resolution in overwatch if you are tryharding, it tanks fps like crazy (thats what i have heard atleast) and it doesnt give any advantage.

I recommend getting a 1080p 144hz 1ms monitor, thats what the pros use:
monitor example 1, monitor example 2

If you have decided that you are gonna get a 21:9 monitor anyways, i recommend getting someting like:
BenQ 35" LED Curved XR3501
2560x1080 VA, 144hz, 4ms, 20m:1, 2xHDMI/DP
(i dont have experience with it but i have heard its a good 21:9 monitor with 144hz)

144 hz is a very noticeable improvement from 100hz too.
Remember to go into nvidia control panel and change the refresh rate when you set up the new monitor (default is 60hz)

u/MajorasHEVsuit · 1 pointr/Battlegrounds

Lol no problem we've all been there, you don't have to worry about fps with the pc that you're getting.

I did some research, 1440p + 144Hz monitors are still very expensive, unless you're rich I don't think this is a good buy:;amp;qid=1497628683&amp;amp;sr=8-1-fkmr0&amp;amp;keywords=predator+asus+1440p+144hz

So now the question becomes, do you want 1080p+144Hz or 1440p+60Hz. Honestly, I think you should go for a 1080p+144Hz monitor. You indicated that you want to play shooters like Battlefield for example, those games benefit greatly from as much fps as possible.

Having a 60Hz monitor means that it can only display 60 frames per second, in other words, playing at 140 fps is useless on a 60Hz monitor. Pretty simple right? So a 144Hz monitor will be more than twice as smooth as a 60Hz monitor IF you can hit 140fps, which you absolutely can with a gtx1070. This model is great bang for your buck:;amp;qid=1497628158&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=ASUS+VG248QE+Black+24%22+144Hz+1ms
There are more good ones out there, maybe you want to pay even less or more so you can do your own research if you want.

One more thing, I see you're getting a 480GB SSD but no HDD at all. Do you see yourself getting lots of games over time? 480GB of total storage is not a lot. For the same or even lower price you can get a 250Gb SSD to install Windows and your favourite games on AND a 2TB(2000GB) HDD for mass storage of all your other games and stuff. This is my setup and I highly recommend it. If you're not sure, don't worry about it, you can always buy a big HDD at a later date.

u/swimps · 1 pointr/Monitors

This. It's a little bit more than $200 dollars but it's awesome for gaming.

u/deusemx0 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

I run this monitor (though with the G-SYNC mod installed) and it's totally baller

u/s-to-the-am · 1 pointr/Monitors

I know this is a little out of your price range, but this is exactly what I would recommend this or the asus both of these monitors you are going to want to look up how to calibrate them but that can easily be found online

u/MrRockyboxer · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

One of the best monitors I have bought was a ASUS VG248QE with 144hz. The monitor is great, and it`s really smooth and responsive to games.


u/parox91 · 1 pointr/gadgets

Yeah, also note how it has displayport. You need displayport if you're powering anything over 1080p at 120hz.

Though, that is way overpriced.

If you don't mind the size you can check this out:;amp;qid=1373906581&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus%20144hz&amp;amp;tag=viglink20237-20

It's 1080p but it's 24"

I also found this thread you might be interested in:


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u/BeaubonicPlague · 1 pointr/buildapc

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/bfinleyui · 1 pointr/buildapc

By the time I made up my mind that was what I wanted, it was out of stock. HOWEVER i did find on craigslist an VG248QE for $125, so snatched that up ASAP.

u/whats-your-password · 1 pointr/buildapc

If I were you I'd try to save up a few more bucks and buy new or look for a used ASUS VG248QE. That is what I have and love it.

e: added model number to my comment instead of just a link to it.

u/BinfordToolsInc · 1 pointr/buildapc

I went with the M.2 because of the implied 10/GB write speeds and I had an empty PCIe spot for it. Some of the Excel files take a while to write so I went with it.

I have never heard of a monitor bottleneck. Guy at Best Buy said something. It is 144hz.

Its a

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor


u/Alfred-4channyson · 1 pointr/Monitors

This monitor seems to be the cheapest one that fits your preferred specs, but I can't speak for whether it's a great monitor (but knowing Acer, it probably is). One that I consistently see highly rated and that I have myself, though, is the Asus VG248QE. It is 24" rather than your preferred 27", but if you're in doubt about the other monitor, I highly recommend this one. Both are around the same price, $260-$270 on Amazon at the moment of writing this.

u/cmcbain · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I would recommend this monitor: It served me well with my 980ti. I'm a firm believer in being able to max out the refresh rate at a given resolution, instead of going for a higher res monitor you can't max out.

Currently rocking a 1080 ftw 1 with this guy;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1486857496&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+rog+monitor

ymmv, but moving from 60 to 144hz is a bigger difference for me than moving from 1080p to 1440p. (I also admittedly play FPS primarily so once again, ymmv) Best of luck my friend!

u/BingleJell · 1 pointr/MechanicalKeyboards

It doesn't look strange or always have 3D enabled, I'm pretty sure it's just able to do it if you have a game that uses it or the nvidia setting on. Doesn't say much about it in the description of the monitor at all.
I could be completely missing something, but I know a lot of people have the monitor and I've never heard anyone say anything about the 3D.

u/Docmcfluhry · 1 pointr/buildapc

The 1ms and 144hz are two different things. The 144hz is the refresh rate of the monitor while the 1ms is the response time.

I would suggest prioritizing 144hz over anything else. If you're super serious about fps games, get one with 144hz and as low response time as you can find. BenQ makes pretty decent monitors so your second choice isn't bad.

This is also a really popular choice, which I have myself and really love.

u/Fruitloopz101 · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/subzero800 · 1 pointr/simracing

I have the 27" version of this one with 2ms g2g response time and it's not a problem at all. Having 144hz is fantastic if you can output that from your laptop.

u/AlphanateLoL · 1 pointr/Monitors

wow I am upgrading my monitor as well, but my budget isn't as high as yours. If I did have your budget. This monitor for the price is the best out right now.

This thing is a monster! You won't find better for the price. 1ms, GTG, 144Hz, FULL HD 1080p with 3D, Display port! HDMI and VGA.

You can rotate your entire monitor along with adjust the height/angle.

This is the top of the line monitor for a cheap price. If I had your budget no doubt I would buy this in a heartbeat.

Sadly I am only working with 140-150$.

u/thatoneging20 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Asus VG248QW is a very solid choice for its price. I've owned two, performance is amazing. I honestly couldn't recommend any others because I have no personally used them myself.

u/hoonigan_4wd · 1 pointr/blackops3

this is what everyone should be playing on. i will play slower paced or non competative games on my big tv but anything FPS and fast paced, has to be the monitor. that monitor specifically, picture is amazing and its so cheap. 24" is perfect.

just in case anyone is shoppnig around for a monitor. :)

u/Myundefinedlife · 1 pointr/buildapc

Kinda right at your budget but I have this monitor ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor and can vouch that it’s amazing, not sure about free sync thoe

u/flikkeringlight · 1 pointr/DestinyTheGame
u/truetilldead · 1 pointr/buildapc

Also, is this a good monitor like you were saying above?

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/TheSideJoe · 1 pointr/buildapc

It's this one:

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/KZGTURTLE · 1 pointr/Monitors

.... yeah I agree with you... what's your point also you made a claim I had no experience with it I stated that for no other reason. I'm just stating your argument and the way you present stuff is terrible. Give alternatives and don't give false info about the disadvantage of the monitor.

Also here's the Amazon link with all 2,000+ reviews. That a good enough sample size :) because apparently when you bring something up and I discredit it instead of admitting fault you would rather try to claim that it doesn't matter and I'm wrong for discrediting your point.

And instead of just saying my lack of common sense is lacking can you explain why. Again showing what you perceive to be the outcome and not showing the steps. In science that would be worthless due to not being able to repeat the process.

u/PrnGam · 1 pointr/buildapc

I would suggest the Asus VG248QE its the monitor I use, its 1080p 144hz. For a 1440p monitor (which your current build is probably better suited for) I'd suggest the Asus PG278Q If you just want the 1080p monitor, a single gpu is more than enough. I use a 1070 and still get 144hz ultra with every game (BF1, JC3, B:AK, etc.)

u/Overlord910 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Just gonna post this before I take my exams to hopefully get some responses by the time I get back. I'm currently debating on what to purchase since I've already built my PC. I have an i3-4340 and a 260X currently. I'm deciding whether to upgrade to a triple monitor setup of Dell S2240m (I already own one, won't be gaming across all 3 since a 260X can't handle that), purchase an Asus VG248QE or purchase a 290 or a 970. The games I currently play are LoL, DotA2, BL2, and I want to play Metro: LL and 2033 as well as the rest of my steam library. I'm not sure whether a triple monitor setup for productivity would be more beneficial than a 144hz monitor or a better GPU (since a 290 or 970 is overkill LoL and DotA2). Any thoughts/experiences?

u/LegoMan888 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I was thinking this acer monitor or this Asus one

u/bluesteel117 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch

BenQ XL2411Z 24 inch

Those are the most popular 144hz monitors for Cs:go. I have the Asus and I love it. But I don't exactly know the pros and cons between the two.

u/Tora_the_Tiger · 1 pointr/Monitors

This seems nice

u/fifo249 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Im going to look if I can find a IPS monitor. EDIT: The ASUS one looks good. EDIT2: Accidentally linked you to local store, gonna keep it xD

u/DOMMMination · 1 pointr/Monitors

I asked a similar question recently and got no replies, if you wouldnt mind replying id appreciate it.

Been thinking about getting one of these two leaning more towards the benq because im not entirely happy with my current asus diplay when its connected to my console. picture just doesnt look clean but looks fine on dvi on my pc for whatever reason. So basically is there any real difference between these two or is there something else that is worth looking into?;amp;colid=24120CIFHJVW6&amp;amp;coliid=I1EHH1LZ95WU0Q&amp;amp;me=;amp;colid=24120CIFHJVW6&amp;amp;coliid=I1SVXSSHAXIUU5

u/Kitsyfluff · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I've actually had my eye on that monitor, though I also want this one

u/_Slevin · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

How do you know this ends at midnight est? Its past and the sale is still on, but the promo code has expired. If this lasts until tomorrow I can get MicroCenter to price match and save $60. So conflicted on if I should buy or wait! Trying to build my wife's rig tomorrow and all we need is a monitor.

edit: its also on sale for $219 at amazon

u/BMANN2 · 1 pointr/bapcsalescanada

Not an expert. But I’ve had this one for a while now and love it. Wait for it to go on sale, CCC says it has gone down to 250 before.

Great 24” 1080p 1ms response 144hz.

u/TheNerdFactor · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

1ms 144hz asus 1080p monitor for 200

u/-Spider-Man- · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/ritchiedrama · 1 pointr/nvidia

I do advise you buy a 144Hz monitor if you're spending all that money on a 1080 ti though, the $204 one from amazon is a great buy.

u/Minzoik · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/shenfootball36 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'm looking to upgrade my GPU from a MSI GTX 760 to a MSI GTX 1060, is there any problems I'm going to run into upgrading this? How can I find if they will be compatible with my build?

My basis for upgrading is that I am looking to get a 144hz monitor and I know that my 760 wouldn't be able to produce that many frames. Any other things I should be looking at when looking to upgrade?

GPU I'm looking at

Monitor I'm looking at

u/workforyourself · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

that monitor sitting at twice that price atm so tempting just to get this 1440 idk how frequently this goes on sale

u/destinypoop24 · 1 pointr/DestinyTheGame
u/maefartsmell · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

144hz monitor like This

u/LivingLikeBender · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

Price Check - ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor in Great Condition

u/slave_ship_swag · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

Just curious, what makes this refurb @ $330 better than this NIB Asus @ $256.41?

u/blitzkriegtaco · 1 pointr/buildapc

Dual monitors. I have one of these for gaming;qid=1567629302&amp;s=gateway&amp;sr=8-3 and I keep a 60HZ monitor next to it. I turn the 144HZ to 120HZ to keep the refresh rates in sync. Maybe not the most epic, but it works perfect for my needs. I also game, do CAD stuff for work, and produce music on this setup.

u/maskedbyte · 1 pointr/crtgaming it's a bit dated but yeah

Sun X7149A (Mitsubishi 2070SB rebadge) is the CRT.

better color, resolution, and refresh rates

u/baconnbutterncheese · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Well, I'm not in Europe so price is difficult to estimate, but a 1080p, 144hz monitor should absolutely NOT be that expensive. I'm seeing $250-$300 monitors all over.

IPS is ideal when you can get it, but if you find a TN panel that's cheaper and has the specs I mentioned, that's what I recommend. Here's a few examples I found, I'm not sure if they ship to the EU or what the equivalent prices would be if so:

u/A_Imma · 1 pointr/buildapc

I wouldn't mind paying the extra. I have my eyes on the ASUS VG248QE but not sure if there's better alternatives out there.

u/fireballamy · 1 pointr/computers

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

What do you think of this?

u/vDeadbolt · 1 pointr/dragonballfighterz

This is the monitor I use and I'm currently satisfied with it. Might get a second one just to compliment my first one in general. If the price is too high, there might be one that is 50 bucks cheaper.

u/Azurekite619 · 1 pointr/buildapc

If I decide to buy a different motherboard, then I can spend roughly $2,000 or so. Maybe $2,500 depending on what parts would be best for the build. After looking some stuff over, I was thinking of maybe getting these but not sure how good they are.;amp;psc=1;amp;colid=1FQD7PP1PD65C&amp;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

u/LubinaChino · 1 pointr/bapccanada

A lot of streamers use this one

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz refresh rate 1ms pixel response time &amp; 3D capable

u/Dakotabluu · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/dawnhaley · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

I have this: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

When playing overwatch frames are around 150 which is great, but during Farcry it’s around 30-50 depending on what I’m doing. I’m not sure about maxing out my cpu I’ll have to check. Is there anything I can do to improve performance with the build I have now?

u/MegaIphoneLurker · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

Thank you so much for your help :). Do you recommend going up to 16gb on ram? And i see i-5 for processor. Can i up the budget and get a i-7 or the new razen?

Also, what are your thoughts on these monitors and monitor?
NZXT S340 Elite Matte Black Steel/Tempered Glass ATX Mid Tower Case

u/skyner13 · 1 pointr/Argaming

Aca tenes un Asus 1080p 144hz por 260 dolares en Amazon. Si queres leer algo mas para decidirte [aca tenes una mini review que hizo PC Gamer.]

En ese mismo articulo al final te habla un poco de que tendrias que buscar cuando estas mirando monitores. El que te pase aca tiene un panel TN pero para jugar creo que los Hz importan mas.

u/Ultima257 · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

Thank you for the additional input, I’ll take the advice on the cooler and monitor!

I’ve looked at these two monitors on amazon. Would you tell me what you think of them? The lower priced Acer advertises AMD freesync to eliminate screen tearing. Would that be better than using regular in game VSync?

The Asus boasts thing such as overlays or timers, which I am not interested in.

$209 Acer: Acer Gaming Monitor 24" XFA240 bmjdpr 1920 x 1080 144Hz Refresh Rate 1ms Response Time AMD FREESYNC Technology with Height, Pivot, Swivel &amp; Tilt (Display Port, HDMI/MHL, &amp; DVI Port)

$264 Asus: ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/DefyedHD · 1 pointr/battlestations
u/sheepdog_alpha · 1 pointr/NintendoSwitch

This is the display I'm using. It's by no means an expensive display, but it certainly isn't low-end.

I've had it for a couple of years now with no issues. I have used hdmi, displayport, and dvi on this and have never seen the line until I started using the Switch. The line doesn't only show up on the menu near the line that is supposed to be there. It shows up in every Switch game regardless of whatever else is on the screen.

u/SolidSnakesonaPlane · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'm having trouble deciding on a good monitor, monitor

That's what I've been eyeing since I'm not going higher than 24" Would the higher refresh rate be worth it if my comp could handle it?

u/PriceZombie · 1 pointr/Monitors

The price is correct. If you look at the Amazon page, you'll see why the bot is claiming 27" - it's because Amazon says it's 27". Read the desc and you'll see it's actually 24".

It matches by UPC, so the merge is correct, Amazon has the wrong title.

If the stores have bad data, I can't do anything about it. I update tens of millions of products daily.

u/SgtFluffyButt · 1 pointr/buildapc

This will be better

Or even go 1440p with this

u/Spritesgud · 1 pointr/CODGhosts

this one

u/gawainc · 1 pointr/Monitors

Sort of unrelated, but you can get that ASUS at amazon for a bit cheaper:

I'm also trying to decide on a monitor, so tell me which one you go with.

u/Metaldrake · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

For the keyboard, what size and switches do you want? Also do you want backlighting?

If you're playing CS a lot I'd also suggest trying out a 120/144hz monitor, they make a very noticeable improvement. Either the XL2411Z or the VG248QE.

u/bruhwtflmao · 1 pointr/MouseReview

Well if you use it wireless, you would see an improvement in battery life if you get a g900. If you're using it wired, then the only difference would be shape, and sensor performance. Sensor performance usually doesn't really matter much in Overwatch unless you're playing widowmaker or mccree, and even then a subpar sensor would probably be good enough. I don't really know how good the sensor in the ouroboros is, but realistically most sensors in $60+ gaming mice are good enough for overwatch. Also as a side note, from what I hear logitech has better customer support compared to razer.

If you have any problems with your current mouse, ie shape, battery life, durability/build quality, or if you reallly just wanna buy a shiny new mouse, then consider buying one. If not, then maybe rethink it. :]

as for 144hz monitors, I have this one, but you also can't go wrong with Benq monitors generally. Personally I like them, they are noticeably more responsive compared to most regular monitors.

u/iiAmTheGoldenGod · 1 pointr/AskBattlestations

Sounds like you're about done already, but for a monitor I'd recommend either and ultrawide or 144hz.

First thing you should do if you think you'd prefer ultrawide is check if the games you play support the resolution (if they don't you'll get large vertical black boxes on either side). Below is the 144hz monitor I have and I absolutely love it, I played on my friend's 60hz monitor the other day and it felt like I was playing at like 15 fps; the difference from 60 to 144 is that big, and with a 1060 you should be able to get over 144 on a lot of games on med-high and 80-100 on high/max. If you're doing a lot of video/photo editing though an ultrawide might be best since most of them are IPS and will give you much more accurate color than a 144.

The little accessories like USB hubs would kind of depend on what your setup actually looks like and what you need. Headphone stands are pretty much universally useful though.

u/xelarate86 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'd recommend a nice BenQ 1080p monitor (maybe even 1440p) or a 120hz Asus monitor if that's your thing. This one is good and still fits within your budget:

u/maxbox2397 · 1 pointr/buildapc

The more expensive one has a few more input options display port and a switch to change through modes that's the only main difference I can spot. I bought one of these a few months back, it's working fantastic for me. same specs as the benq ones.;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1408511997&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe

u/motherlode1 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I would recommend getting this

It's one of the best gaming monitors made. You will have to tinker with the display settings a bit but there are people in this sub who can help you with that. Its for round 256 but there are other places that might offer for a bit cheaper.

u/Sklarzo · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/pursuitoffappyness · 1 pointr/buildapc

Monitors are so confusing. What's most important for gaming? I have it narrowed down to a few different monitors but there are differences (IPS/TN, 60/144hz, 5ms/1ms, screen size/resolution) that are really bogging me down.

Fwiw, the monitors that I've tracked down are these... can you advise me on any of them? Open to dual monitors or single, more high end monitor. This is going on my rig that is used almost exclusively for gaming and movies.

ASUS MX279H 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor: big, sexy monitor with average stats

ASUS VG248QE 24-inch LED-lit Monitor 144Hz refresh rate 1ms pixel response time &amp; 3D capable: smaller monitor with fast refresh rate and response time, smaller size means 1080p will look better, not IPS

ASUS VS278Q-P Ultrafast 1ms 27-Inch LED-Lit Monitor: fast response time IPS monitor, not good for dual monitors and average resolution and refresh rate

AOC i2367Fh 23-Inch IPS Frameless LED Monitor: decent 23" IPS monitor with narrow bezels that I would probably get two of

u/Flashbomb7 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Any regular shop you consider reputable will probably have some. This is a pretty good 144hz one, but I'm not an expert on 1440p monitors so I doubt I'll be able to point you to a good one. Doing a search on Newegg or something and checking the ratings ought to find you a good one. Just one thing though, if you do go for the 1440p monitor you should probably make sure to get an IPS one, and you should know that it'll be the more expensive option. Those things can get pricey.

u/BestSingedHawai · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Im thinking about letting it ship to me, here is the fucking link to germans are fucked in the ass its 473,30$ ....

u/Dunskap · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

Does this not come with g-sync? The $230 Asus VG248QE on Amazon has it apparently so I might just wait if it's that much better

u/Lansingmike · 1 pointr/buildapc

i over clock my care with a hyer 212 evo and its fine runs cool personally i just doing think its worth the money

look at this one

u/Otov · 1 pointr/buildapc

Refurbished BenQ XL2411Z. Monitor is great, stand sucks (very wobbly). Doesn't have Displayport (which is the future standard of display I/O imo), can't do 144Hz through HDMI. I got it from BenQ's refurb store.

I got mine for $204 shipped. BenQ raised their refurb prices lately, and prices have dropped on new monitors from other brands. I wouldn't recommend getting my monitor, refurbed or new.

If you have Prime and can get the Prime discount, check out this one.

Or if not, check out this other one.

Read here for more info. The above links use the referral links from this site, just FYI (not my site, I just use it).

u/Wowzers44 · 1 pointr/hardwareswap

I was looking for $150 for the monitor, it's less than 4 months old and in perfect condition.

Asus VG248QE 24-inch Full HD Ergonomic Back-lit LED Gaming Monitor

u/12_FL_OZ · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Holy. Shit. I never in a million years would have figured that out or expected to happen to get a response from someone who would even know that. I don't specifically have a an "ultra low persistance mode" that I can find anywhere in the menu for the monitor. I did a factory reset and everything is fine now. It was spooky when I opened your link and saw my monitors model at the bottom lol. This guy:

Thanks so much man, that was driving me nuts, can finally enjoy the game now.

u/Webus97 · 1 pointr/Amd

Yeah I believe I do! On an Asus VG248qe- So you think I should sell it when the vega GPU comes out? Makes sense to sell it when the time comes and get a bunch more performance without losing out much money I suppose!

u/Jo5900 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I'm looking to buy a triple monitor stand, which one do you recommend? I'm going to be buying two ASUS VG248QE and use my Acer S231HL that I have now.

u/aaronschmidt94 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I currently have a 1080p 60hz but was going to upgrade to 144hz (was thinking this)

u/Ohbliveeun_Moovee · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I actually live on an Island (Part of UK) so the costs are higher than mainland UK as well as nothing is manufactured so usually people go to Amazon.

Components aren't too expensive, but peripherals like Monitors are the worst. Someone here linked a cheap 144hz and on Amazon US it costs $264.99, unfortunately on Amazon UK it costs £252.94 (≈$414)

But yeah games can be more expensive, but then there's the Australian prices.

u/Larzak · 1 pointr/Minecraft

Obviously its not something you NEED, but it does make a difference and it's silly to say it doesn't

u/jianthekorean · 1 pointr/buildapc

Hello everyone!

I've been thinking of upgrading my dual monitor setup. Currently I own 2x BenQ RL2455HM.


My PC's Specs

  • ASUS G75VW
  • Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium
  • Intel i7-3610QM (2.30GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M
  • 24GB Ram (8GB onboard &amp; 2x 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866MHz)

    My Gaming Habits:

  • I play a wide variety of games, but at the moment I've been playing quite a bit of Diablo 3, Dark Souls 2, League of Legends, Civilization V, FPS games, Planetary Annihilation, and Rust.


  • Cost isn't too big of a deal for me, but I would like to stay around the $200-300ish (per monitor) price range.

    Other Considerations

  • While response time is of great concern to me, I'm also looking for a monitor that has great picture quality in terms of clarity and color.

    Monitors I've been researching:

  • BenQ XL2420Z

  • ASUS VG248QE


    So what do y'all recommended as far as a potential monitor upgrade for a person like me?

u/rejectaderp · 1 pointr/buildapc

ASUS VG248QE should do you fine. 1080p/144hz is pretty much the best you can get, unless you want to move up to 1440p. Just be sure to color calibrate it.

u/Siimcy · 1 pointr/buildapc

27" and 1080p? Ewww, that size is meant for 1440p.

Why don't you simply buy a 1440p IPS 144Hz Gsync monitor or go with 3x 24" ASUS VG248QE 144Hz for $230 a piece?

u/xatzisktv · 1 pointr/buildapc

You've got a great setup there mate, good job. For the 1080p monitor i would really recommend this one:

u/Read2go1234 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Hi, I was wondering if i could possibly get your opinion on this Monitor! vs the one in the list, i know its 1080 but whatever works best for gaming performance wise is all i need, plus i wouldn't mind getting some steam games to actually play. Along with steam do i just have to re download all of the games i have, i'm thinking about getting games on steam but not downloading them, just to have in the library then download them on the new pc.

u/Beat_My_Kids · 1 pointr/xbox
u/Tanst1395 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

its not under but slightly over most people plus i would say its the best 1080p monitor out there

u/WentyTwonPilots · 1 pointr/buildapc

I've had this monitor monitor hooked up to my 1660 via display port for about a month now. This week I moved and set it up and it's been working fine until today when I woke it up and switched keyboards. The monitor says display port no signal, and goes to sleep. Occasionally, it wakes up again, only to tell me that there still is no display port signal. I've tried all the display ports and replugged it many times, every time I do it wakes up to tell me no signal. Any ideas what the issue could be?

u/042Legacy · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I strongly advocate for 144hz.

This is a great choice and would fit your budget if you went with the cheaper keyboard since it's about $80 more.

u/Glenroyy · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I bought an asus 144hz 1080p monitor that works great, its not 1440p which is why its a bit cheaper, but zero regrets with this purchase. No issues whatsoever, only complaint would be if you try the preset settings it has Digital Vibrance turned up a bit too high for my taste. Heres a link to the one i bought.;amp;qid=1462616647&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+144hz

u/supremetoaster · 1 pointr/Amd

Asus VG248QE 144hz monitor and a Acer 60hz monitor.

u/wickedplayer494 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

What if I told you this monitor was a thing? And what if I told you it's only a few bucks more than ASUS' VG248QE?

u/Jadester_ · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I wouldn't reccomend AOC monitors, because they have a pretty shoddy representation in eSports, which juding by your refresh rate choices seems to be something you might be interested in.

I do highly reccomend the Asus VG248QE though, exactly what your looking for at the same price, and has a great rating + from personal experience I can tell you it is amazing.

u/etan01234 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I need help understanding what cable to use for this monitor I'm getting. I'm getting this monitor and obviously want to use it at 1920x1080 at 144hz. So far I think these cables are what I need but I'm still not sure.

Anyone help would be appreciated!

u/Abnormal_Anomaly · 1 pointr/buildapc

Unfortunately, I've been unable to find decent "budget" 144hz monitors here, such as AOC G2460PQU and Asus VG248QE. The ones available are way too pricey.

u/Kos1409 · 1 pointr/AdoptASilver

Oh man, that's unlucky! Sorry dude!

Looks like a decent built you got yourself there! Will also hold up for future titles, which is nice.

I mean alternatively you could always look for used 120 hz monitors in your area. Especially if you are on a tight budget it might make sense. Okay, so if you have a couple of weeks or so I would maybe suggest looking into an AMD Card instead of the NDvidia. This is always personal preference, but in general the AMD cards give you more performance for the same price, which is why you could downgrade a little in order to get that screen you want. Also I would maybe look into getting a Video Card with 3GB memory instead of 2GB

But that is something you should look further into.

For screens I would recomment the following:

u/PNWIT · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/joshder55 · 1 pointr/buildapc

if you can force up another $50 the Asus VG248QE is 144hz and has all the adjustments and movements. Its often used at pro tourneys and such. all around great monitor;amp;qid=1463066939&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+vg248qe

u/eren2122 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/atchman25 · 1 pointr/buildapc

That's my monitor. I don't think it's the best but I think it's halfway decent.

u/Sullykp13 · 1 pointr/buildapc

I bought this monitor used a few weeks back Could someone link me the cable i need for it to run at 144hz?

u/VelcroSnake · 1 pointr/Overwatch

It definitely would, although you should look to find it for less depending on where you live, as I see it on Amazon for $250. The 1440p Asus I ordered was $300 also, but I don't know if I'll like it yet, and it would possibly force me to upgrade my GPU, as a few of my games wouldn't be able to hit 60fps without lowering settings with my GTX 970. (Witcher 3 and The Division for example, although Overwatch would be able to hit 60fps at 1440p with a 970 pretty easy)

One of my friends actually got the Asus VG248QE at the same time I got my AOC, and they both actually have the same panel, so I can say that it looks really good as I've been basically been using the AOC version of that monitor for over a year now.

The main difference between the Asus you're looking at and the AOC I have is mine came with the G-Sync module installed and cost $200 more at the time (although I've seen it on sale for $350 new or having been sold for under $300 on eBay recently), while the Asus is capable of having the module installed but they no longer sell it (the module) unfortunately.

But yeah, as far as 144hz TN panels go, the Asus VG248QE is very good, especially considering it's 24", as I prefer 24" to 25", so the pixel density stays tighter. That's why I'm iffy on moving on to a 27" monitor, too big for me, which limits my options by a lot.

u/Jarkeler · 1 pointr/buildapc

Dunno why you're holding off till October to buy the gpu, you'll want the 1070, or AMD equivalent and the prices of those probably won't see a drop in price for quite some time below MSRP. Grab an 850 Evo and if you actually wanna be competitive or have a better experience in CS:GO / LoL you'll probably want one of the 144hz monitors such as this Prices of the current 970/390 probably won't see much of a drop from what they are now, because that's usually how things go, unless you're buying used from someone.

Edit: And if you do buy a 144hz monitor.. you'll wanna make sure you're getting 144 fps in those games, and you wanna make sure you actually set the monitor to 144hz as well.. because it'll sit at 60hz default until you change the settings in windows or in your video card software.

u/yanetosaurus · 1 pointr/buildapc

Thanks for your indepth answer.

Follow up question: I was looking at this a well which can go up to 144Hz. Do I have the power to run 144 or would that have to come when I inevitably upgrade to full ATX at some point?

u/jordanb87 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Most likely the monitor, then. I highly recommend either the ASUS VG248QE or the
BenQ XL243T

u/irisflame · 1 pointr/EmeraldPS2

This is the one me and many others use.

u/AquafinaMasterRace · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

I really appreciate the video guides. I know you haven't given your rationale for the monitor yet, but I was wondering what you think about a 144hz monitor? deathaddict was giving me some suggestions and I liked this one I don't have too much space to work with so I didn't really wanna go over 25". Do you have any 144hz you like?

Edit: Or maybe this one?

u/hg341 · 1 pointr/buildapc

if you can afford it id recommend getting a 144hz screen im not really sure which is better but im considering buying one of these two for csgo atm

kinda pricey but with over double the refresh rate of my current monitor itd be nice to have

u/BlackBoxMindControl · 1 pointr/buildapc

I just purchased the Asus VG248QE 144hz, 1ms response, 24' 1080p. TN panel but it is a gorgeous display.

u/Peritus · 1 pointr/buildapc

Freesync wouldn't work with an Nvidia card.

1440p monitor can be set to 1080p resolution. A 1060 would struggle with 1440p on higher settings. 1440p Are also expensive if you're looking into 144hz Free/G/Adaptive sync.

The monitor you linked looks fine, can recommend this personally though.

u/lolflesh · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Could have done better

u/OwnUbyCake · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Looking at this monitor for my first 144hz monitor ( and a review says that it doesn't support borderless windowed mode for games. Is that even a thing? Sounds unusual since the aspect ratio seems to be a standard 16:9.

Or would I be better off spending the extra few dollars and getting this on instead? (

Guess I just wanna know if that person is right about the possible lack of borderless windowed and which monitor will truly be the better one.

u/Elementro · 1 pointr/Monitors

do you think this hp omen is superior to the one I linked at 170 usd?

u/Gerpar · 1 pointr/buildapc
u/FlexyTheGamer69 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

u/UnsatisfiableAsh · 1 pointr/buildapc

There’s a great Black Friday deal on this 144hz 1ms response time monitor.

u/BingoBangoBonzo · 1 pointr/buildapcsales
u/PuppiesAtTheDisco · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

What are you looking for? (e.g. high refresh rate monitors, high resolution, ultrawide, etc) I have some experience in high refresh rate monitors, but not too much for the other two.
This would be my recommendation for 144 Hz. Currently 170 USD

u/Jaegs · 1 pointr/pcgaming

I'd have to recommend Asus's line of gaming monitors. The 24in model is a bit over your budget but I'd make an exception for the features offered.

u/MrAchilles · 1 pointr/xboxone

Found two very quickly for you. Both have solid reviews and are roughly within budget.

This 27inch ASUS monitor is 1080p, 144hz and has a 1ms response time for $279.00. Granted it's a little higher than you wanted but it also comes down to $189 for a 24inch and I believe 40-75hz. 144hz would be great for next-gen too.

This ASUS one is currently $259.99, is 1080p, 144hz and 1ms response time, 24 inches. I have personally see this and it has some great colors. Currently have one in the house.

Both have exceptional reviews (4.4/5 stars with 1000+ reviews).

Like I said, look around and see what deals there are but you can't go wrong with these.

My 4K ASUS monitor is currently available for 299.00 on Amazon, too. 1ms response time and 60hz. I personally love it.

u/jeogeo · 1 pointr/buildapc

Haha I mean, originally I had a 2.5k budget. I'm gaming at 1080p with this monitor (I think it's 1080p), but might look to upgrade to 1440p in the future.

u/Sajgib · 1 pointr/buildapc

There's 1440p 144hz monitors going for a painful 600. Honestly would go for a 1080p 144hz monitor since most gpus can run higher frames on 1080p. Here's one I recommend.

u/Forsbergers09 · 1 pointr/buildapc

So I'm trying to figure out what the best monitor is for my $1300 build here.

Right now I have the Asus VG248QE on there (it was $230 when I added it, but now it's $250) which is 24 inches, 1080p, 144hz.

My question is do you guys have any specific monitor suggestions for this build? My main priorities spec wise would have to be 144hz, probably 1080p vs 1440p to save money (refresh rate &gt; resolution, in terms of pure gaming imo), reasonable response times/input lag, and G-sync would be a nice touch to go with my 1070 (even though G-syncs seem to be outrageously expensive, but I'm not sure what the cheapest one you can get is, or if its even worth it). Also, I've heard IPS is night and day vs TN panel, but I highly doubt that I can get an IPS monitor that fits the rest of my criteria for anything less than my left nut :)

u/Jaben3421 · 1 pointr/MLBTheShow

Not OP but I use this one with my gaming PC and my PS4. It is a TN panel, but I think it still looks pretty good.

u/Much_Joe_Very_Critch · 1 pointr/buildapc

1080p was going to upgrade my monitor to this one

u/WillmoreDesigns · 1 pointr/xboxone

I mean if you can afford it, its fine and all. But like I said, I'm just trying to save your wallet. as I mentioned above

&gt; 24 inches is pretty standard these days 27 is unnecessary.

&gt; Xbox one is limited to 60hz, so a "75hz monitor" is pointless.

I mean if it saves money I'd go with the cheaper and more practical solution, but its your hard earned money so I'm just trying to help a fellow's wallet out.

But honestly if you're planning on buying that monitor, get this monitor here I personally use it myself and its far better. Plus its $30 cheaper and has a higher refresh rate, good for PC and console gaming.

Try looking at some more options before going in for the purchase.

u/Obliterations · 1 pointr/gaming

Not sure if you're looking for either a monitor or tv, but for a monitor:

I have the Asus VG248QE. I use it for everything from PC to PS4 to XB1, doesnt matter, its a great monitor.

u/ActivateHeroShield · 1 pointr/Overwatch

I was looking at that! My only issue would be is that I plan on plugging in my PC, Xbox One, And PS4 into this since I game with everything at my desk, and that one would allow for my PC and one HDMI. Of course I could just switch it around.

What are your thoughts on this one?

u/Darkflashez · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

How big? (22 inch? 27?)

or doesnt matter?

Edit: this is a great one, either a 24Inch one or a 27Inch one

Link to amazon

u/pdjr1991 · 1 pointr/buildapcforme

Do some saving and you can afford it! a monitor like that will be about 200-300 range. heres a recommendation.

u/Esren · 1 pointr/buildapc

Just got one of these that works well and looks great. I was considering a 1440p Korean monitor, but the notion of ordering a product that has an acceptable failure rate of 5 pixels from overseas worried me, since I'd definitely notice and any return/replacement would be a nightmare. That said, I've heard good things about them if you're willing to take that risk.

u/continous · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Just googled it. However, you are correct, there will be exceptions.

u/Nuzleaf99 · 1 pointr/buildapc

Currently, I'm using the Asus VH238H which is an excellent 1080p 60hz. I'd strongly recommend it.

I've ordered the VG248QE for my new build, and it's a 144hz. I'm sure it'll be good but I haven't gotten it yet.

So long story short, can't say on the 144hz, but the VH238H is fantastic.

u/RakoonBerry · 1 pointr/buildapc

At your budget, getting a 1440p monitor with a good graphics card is not possible. If I were you, I would get a GTX 1070 and an Asus VG248QE

u/truexchill · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace
u/Grec2k · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

I dont know the monitors you posted, but i know this one from a friend (;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1466380676&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=asus+144hz+monitor ), very good monitor, used in a lot of tournaments, colors are good, thats all i can say for now.

I have this one :;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1466380719&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=lg+24gm77 the colors are awesome ( a little bit better then the asus one ), very good presets for gaming or multimedia, very good quality, sturdy etc, mine came without a single pixel issue whatsoever.

I hope i could help, even though these monitors are little bit more expensive.

Ps: Another friend got the BenQXL2411Z (;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1466381020&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=BenQ+XL2411Z ) which is also a very good monitor, according to him the Colorpresets where all terrible, he needed a few hours and programs to adjust it and is very satisfied with the outcome.

u/Razzers · 1 pointr/buildapc

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor | $237.58 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler | CRYORIG H7 49.0 CFM CPU Cooler | $34.50
Motherboard | Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $110.14 @ Amazon
Memory | Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | $64.37 @ Amazon
Storage | Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $97.08 @ OutletPC
Storage | Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | $51.28 @ OutletPC
Video Card | MSI GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Founders Edition Video Card | $754.90 @ SuperBiiz
Case | Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case | $107.98 @ Amazon
Power Supply | EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $75.58 @ Amazon
Optical Drive | LG WH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer | $59.27 @ OutletPC
Operating System | Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit | $91.78 @ NCIX US
Monitor | Asus VX24AH 24.0" 60Hz Monitor | $300.19 @ B&amp;H
Monitor | Dell S2716DG 27.0" 144Hz Monitor | $557.28 @ Amazon
Headphones | Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Headphones | $80.94 @ Amazon
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $2622.87
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-06-20 21:22 EDT-0400 |

Mother board was expensive for almost 0 reason. One I added had the same things yours had at a much lower price.

Additional storage with a smaller SSD and 1tb mechanical drive.

Do you really need to have liquid cooling? air cooling would be fine for that unless you plan on doing some INSANE overclocking the H7 could easily get a 6600k to 4.5 with good temps while being quiet, its available at newegg for that price not listed on pcpartpicker though for some reason.

Power supply was overkill beyond belief. This one should be fine.

Dropped Office, unless you need it specifically for something you should try out Openoffice.

Blu-Ray drive could easily be dropped to something lower as well.

Chose better and cheaper monitors. The 144hz monitor i chose also has 1ms response time and is far cheaper. This is much closer to your budget. Do you really need 2 1440p monitors though? I would consider the second one being 1080p@60hz or even 1080p@144hz instead of being 1440p. Here is a great 1080p@144hz monitor you could do for cheaper than the 60hz one I listed.

u/SirBuckeye · 1 pointr/pcgaming

Okay, so I have some experience with this. I gamed for years on a 60 hz 1080p monitor, then I got an Asus 24" 144 Hz monitor and started playing everything at 120 hz with 120 fps, and 2d Lightboost enabled. Wow. It was fantastic! The difference is nothing short of amazing. I was absolutely blown away by the sharpness of the textures while moving. NO BLUR! It made everything look like it was in ultra HD.

BUT... there are downsides. The first big one is that the colors look like absolute shit. I tried all sort of calibration options and icc profiles, but nothing could make it not look like complete ass. Viewing angle is also non-existant. The top of the screen is a different color than the bottom just because of the angle that you're looking. I decided the downsides were too much, so about a month ago I bought a QNIX 27" 1440p IPS panel in the hopes that I could overclock it. I'm very happy with it. I was able to overclock the panel to 120 hz with no problem, but backed it off to 110 hz just to be safe. Now I get to enjoy 1440p with IPS colors and viewing angle, PLUS 110 hz smoothness. It's not quite as smooth as Lightboost, but I think it's worth it. At this point, I would recommend the QNIX 1440p over the Asus 144 hz.

For more research, you should check out They do a great job of explaining all the different things to look out for and what options are available.

Here is the Asus monitor I had.

Here is the QNIX monitor I have now.

EDIT: QNIX overclocking guide here.

u/BasedCereal · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

I recently purchased an Asus VG248QE for $270 and it was a huge improvement from my 60hz Asus VS247hp.
Newegg link

Amazon link

u/Berzerkerwar · 1 pointr/buildapc

It depends on your preference, do you want a smoother experience for gaming or higher resolution? For 144hz [I reccommend this monitor] (;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1407431690&amp;amp;sr=1-1&amp;amp;keywords=144hz) and for 1440p I have heard good things about [this monitor here, it can also overclock very well apparently] (;amp;colid=ZXJC4PGJAURO&amp;amp;coliid=IRGJ0967TD57H) but it is over your budget. Overall it comes down to framerate vs resolution, but I have heard that the 1440p monitor overclocks well up to 100hz or more so that may be worth it if your willling to OC it.

u/CALEBthehun · 1 pointr/buildapc

I see that it has better resolution, but would it be better than the Asus monitor
that /u/Sweepy_time recommended?
The X-Star one doesn't say what the hz are.

u/BostonFire15 · 1 pointr/RocketLeague

I play on this monitor.

The issue isn't with the monitor, the problem I'm having is that I will occasionally hit a button on my controller and the game either fails to register the button press, or there will be a literal 1-2 second delay in the game registering the push.

It's not every game. Hell, it's not even every 5th game. But when it happens it's always at the worst possible time.

It's happened with both wireless and wired controllers; I thought at first it was maybe interference with my Bluetooth controller, but it actually seems like it happens more often with the wired 360 controller.

There are a ton of similar, or identical, complaints across the internet; including some of the top ranking players (such as paschy), and pretty much all of them agree that this whole thing started with the latest update. I have friends that say they've had the same problem, and I have friends who say they haven't. I'm really not sure what to do about it.

u/itsmjess · 1 pointr/Monitors

I'll go for the ASUS VG278HV, I have the same one but in 24", can't wait to buy my second one, I think both are good in quality, but I am really happy with my Asus, I have a BenQ, but is not 144hz, so I wouldn't be fair to compare both, however I rather the Asus now, and also you can save some $ buying the same quality/thing.

u/healslfg · 1 pointr/Monitors

I'm in the same position as OP, can anyone speak for/against the ASUS VG24 please? Running i5 and 1 970

u/PersonalFinance50069 · 1 pointr/buildapcsales

Cheapest I've seen, $250 seems fair but i haven't used it before so

u/jfoodge · 1 pointr/buildapc

Take a look [here] ( they have a list of all the 120/144hz monitors. There is this [Asus] ( at 149.99 @ amazon, but check some deal sites for better prices if you don't need it right away.


u/LSD_Sakai · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

huh, weird, amazon forwarded me to the VG278HE.

I'm not sure if they have the VG248QE on amazon...

But pound for pound, would you say that the asus is better?

u/sigmaborne · 1 pointr/IndianGaming

I'll suggest some of the recommended:

  • Asus VG248QE - 144hz, 350 nits brightness, 90% sRGB, TN panel, 1ms RT, multiple ports, flicker free.
  • Samsung CFG73 - 144hz, 350 nits brightness, QLED 125% sRGB, VA panel, 3000:1 contrast, min 1ms RT, freesync. VA has better blacks and colors compared to TN panels.
  • AOC C24G1 - 144hz, 250 nits brightness, 99% sRGB, VA panel, 3000:1 contrast, min 1ms RT, freesync.
  • ViewSonic XG2401 - 144hz, 350 nits brightness, 100%sRGB, TN panel, 1000:1 contrast, 1.45ms RT, freesync. This monitor is known to give best image quality among TN panels in this budget.
  • If you want a G-sync monitor for your Nvidia GPU they are quite expensive, but the only one I can recommend is Acer Predator XB241H - 180hz, 350 nits brightness, 1ms RT, 1000:1 contrast, Nvidia g-sync.
u/D3fault_High · 1 pointr/WWII

i at least have a gaming monitor that has an option to put on a dead center crosshair to help out.

u/badgermilk77 · 1 pointr/OverwatchUniversity

I don't think G-Sync is that big of a deal, but I'm also not very savvy on it, so I'm probably not the best to ask. I have the 1070 as well, though, and this is the monitor I use:

I run some of the graphics settings at high, with a few at low, and 100% render. I have FPS capped at 180, and I don't dip below that very often. I've never had problems with tearing or anything.

u/thisisforatwork · 1 pointr/gadgets

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor - $249.99

Has HDMI/DVI/VGA/Display Port connections.

u/_Raspberry_ · 1 pointr/buildapc

The 1440p is a lot more expensive at $499

and the cheaper options at 1080p are this BenQ monitor and this Asus monitor

u/ImnotCamWake · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

Thanks for the reply! Currently I'm looking at the asus vg248qe for 340, or the BenQ XL2411Z although that one is way high at 400$, is the newer model XL2411 the same thing?

u/kingboo9911 · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

You have three options:;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;refRID=8DGYH62X37STW3Y61QSX

Some are a bit steep right now, but they all are around the $200 range if you find them at the right time. (Not just on Black Friday and shit). They are all similar in quality, it just really matter whether you have an AMD GPU or not and which company you like better. They are the cheapest 144hz monitors at $200. (At least, they should be, but companies are greedy so you will need to do a bit of deal-hunting to get it for $200)

u/collection28 · 1 pointr/GlobalOffensive

This is the monitor I have been looking at:

Edit: Coincidentally looks like that's the same monitor you just said you had.