One of the hottest items on most gamer’s birthday lists this year is a quality gaming monitor. A high-quality gaming monitor lets you experience games in a whole new way, especially if you’ve been playing with a not-so-great screen. We’ll go through our favorite 27″ gaming monitors for 2020 and so you can pick the best one for what you need and the games you play.
Sceptre Curved 27″ 75Hz LED Monitor
The Sceptre 27″ gaming monitor has a fast response rate to keep blurring and ghosting to a minimum while you play. It has an edgeless design so you get the most screen possible in clear 1080P resolution. This screen has a blue light shift so you can play late without it hurting your eyes. If you don’t want to always use headphones, this speaker has built-in speakers that you can use whether you’re gaming or attending another Zoom meeting.
- Up to 75 Hz refresh rate
- Blue light shift
- Tiltable display
Dell S-Series 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Gaming Monitor
The S-series gaming monitor from Dell has a fast response rate at 155Hz so you can play the most action-packed games. The screen can be tilted up and down so you can get the best view of your games, no matter how you prefer to sit. It has a brightness of 350 candela per square meter along with rapid 1ms response time, so you never miss a second of gameplay.
- 155Hz refresh rate
- Crisp QHD resolution
AOC CQ27G2 27″ Super Curved Frameless Gaming Monitor
This AOC gaming monitor has a 1500R super curve to bring yourself inside the game for a full immersive experience. The three-sided frameless design gives you an extra bit of immersion so your view is not broken in any type of way. It has 120% area coverage for sRGB color gamut, which makes your gaming extra vibrant.
- 144 Hz refresh rate
- Rapid 1ms (MPRT) response
BenQ 27 Inch IPS Monitor
The BenQ monitor has a built-in brightness detector, so it can sense when it’s lighter or darker in your room and adjust the brightness on the monitor accordingly. It has a wide viewing angle at 178° so you can see it from anywhere. This monitor is ultra-thin so it doesn’t take up too much desk space for those who prefer more minimal setups. For an extra minimal look, it has an integrated cable management system so you can tuck your cords away.
- 1920 x 1080 resolution
- Dual speakers
Acer Predator XB271HU 27″ Gaming Monitor
The Acer Predator gaming monitor has 2 2W speakers so you can hear more of your game without headphones needed. For full customization, it has a tilt angle 5° to 35° and swivel angle of 60°. It also can slide up and down to a maximum height of 5.91″. The response rate on this monitor is 4ms and has built-in technology to reduce the amount of flickers you’re exposed to at any given moment. There’s also the classic zero frame design so you can fully immerse yourself in your game and get a true full screen experience.
- 144Hz refresh rate (overclocking to 165Hz)
- 2560 x 1440
- NVIDIA G-SYNC