After about a year since we first heard about AMD Vega, AMD has finally announced the new graphics card, marking AMD’s return to the enthusiast graphics market after years of sitting on the sidelines.
AMD’s RX Vega lineup will consist of two new graphics cards, the RX Vega 64 and the RX Vega 56.
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
The Radeon RX Vega 64 is AMD’s flagship RX Vega graphics card. The 64 in its name signifies the number of next generation compute units in the GPU, which in this case is 64. Multiply this number by 64 Stream Processors per compute unit and you get a total of 4096 Stream Processors.
The base [...]
Samsung now has the biggest monitor on the market with the announcement of its CHG90 HDR gaming monitor.
The CHG90 comes in a whopping 49-inch form factor. Yep. You read that right – a full 49 inches. For those of you yearning for a larger, wider monitor monitor, it doesn’t get bigger than this.
Having a 49″ monster monitor erected in your face can make your head spin and that’s why the CHG90 features an 1800R curvature for your viewing pleasure. With all that wideness is also a wider resolution of 3,840×1080, the combined resolution of two 1080p monitors placed next to each other.
Being one of Samsung’s top-end displays, [...]
Samsung is one of the largest manufacturers of LCD panels in the world, so it’s natural that they had quite a few displays to show at CES. While their new QLED TVs were the highlight of the show, Samsung also showed off a slew of monitors based on their Quantum Dot display technology.
The most impressive of Samsung’s displays is the Samsung CF791. Spanning across 34-inches of ultrawide screen real estate, the Samsung CF791 features a VA panel with Quantum Dot technology which allows the display to achieve a contrast ratio of 3,000:1 and 125% sRGB coverage. It also features a WQHD resolution of 3440×1440, 4ms [...]
AOC has announced the latest in its lineup of Agon gaming monitors: the AG352UCG is a 35-inch, 3440 x 1440 ultrawide gaming monitor which features NVIDIA’s G-Sync variable refresh rate technology.Agon AG352UCG Ultrawide G-Sync Gaming Monitor
The AG352UCG features an AU Optronics VA panel with a maximum refresh rate of 100Hz, along with a 4ms response time. The panel boasts an impressive 100% sRGB color coverage, in addition to a 2000R curvature. That said, not all things are equal as the brightness is set to a mere 300 nits. This is somewhat compensated by the 2500:1 contrast ratio as well as the 178-degree viewing angles.
The stand [...]
For CES 2017, Samsung will be launching their new CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor designed specifically for gamers in mind. Available in 27-inch and 31.5-inch variants, the CH711 will feature Samsung’s Quantum Dot display technology, a 2,560 x 1,440 WQHD resolution and 125% sRGB color coverage. It’ll also feature an 1,800R curvature and an ultrawide 178-degree viewing angle so the picture will be accurate from virtually anywhere in the room.
The CH711 Quantum Dot will be showcased at CES 2017 and is expected to be available in early 2017. Pricing information is unavailable at this time.
Over the next week, we’ll be putting hands on [...]
Lately, we’ve had quite a few readers ask about 4K and VR gaming builds and honestly we’re not that surprised. With PC hardware powerful enough to support VR coming down in price, VR headsets now readily available for purchase, and more importantly a ton of awesome awesome VR games available and on the way, VR gaming has seen quite a bit of growth this year and it’s projected to grow exponentially in the next few years as well. Similarly, 4K gaming has seen some massive growth as well especially as prices on 4K monitors have gone down quite a bit in price over the past year with a number of monitors such as [...]
Several years ago, picking out a monitor was relatively easy. Those who needed high end monitors generally purchased an IPS, MVA, or PLS panel while those who didn’t need a high end monitor purchased a TN panel. That was it. There was no curved display, no FreeSync, and no affordable IPS panel either.
After my colleague Tom Li published his 6 Reasons Why Your Next Upgrade Should Be a Second Monitor article, I figured I’d do some research and present you with some of the best monitors available on the market today. In this buying guide, I tried to make recommendations for some of the most common segments, but as there’s so many different monitors [...]
Not to be outdone by rival Samsung who recently launched two quantum dot curved gaming monitors, LG recently launched three new monitors of their own, each with some seriously awesome features.
The first monitor is the LG 38UC99, which is a massive 38″ UltraWide curved monitor designed for the workstation user. Sporting a 21:9 UltraWide aspect ratio, the LG 38UC99 features IPS panel technology capable of displaying up to 99% of the sRGB color space and a phenomenal QHD+ (3840×1600) resolution. According to LG, the LG 38UC99 is the largest IPS UltraWide monitor in the world making it a perfect monitor for visual content [...]
CyberPowerPC, best known for their custom gaming PCs and laptops, unveiled several new products today at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. The new products include the new Pro Streamer Series PCs, a 34-inch curved screen All-In-One, a new line of gaming laptops, and several gaming PCs which are “VR Ready”
2-in-1 Pro Streamer Series
CyberPowerPC’s all-new 2-in-1 streaming and gaming PCs, dubbed “Pro Streamer Series” are an all new series of systems from the company which feature Phanteks’ Mini XL Dual System chassis to house two complete Mini ITX and MicroATX systems.
The systems will be available in three [...]