Sporting a 144-hertz panel with AMD FreeSync technology, the Sceptre C248B is a great choice for gamers who are on a tight budget but don’t want to sacrifice their frame rate. One of its few downsides is that its colors aren’t very bold.
- 1800r curvature
- Full hd resolution
- Stand isn't adjustable
Thanks to a 10-point, capacitive, multitouch screen and IP54 dust and water resistance, the Philips 242B9T is ideal for professional applications where convenience and durability are key. It comes with a 4-year advance replacement warranty.
- Built-in stereo speakers
- Compatible with styluses
- Not intended for entertainment
LG UltraFine 24MD4KL
If you’re looking to accommodate your MacBook or high-end Windows laptop, the LG UltraFine 24MD4KL is the one for you, but only if you’re willing to make an investment. Be warned, however, that it absolutely requires Thunderbolt 3 connectivity in order to function.
- Impressive peak brightness
- 85-watt power delivery passthrough
- No hdmi or displayport inputs
Designed with photography professionals and enthusiasts in mind, the BenQ SW240 covers an impressive 99 percent of the Adobe RGB gamut and comes with quality factory calibration as well as an optional shading hood for reducing glare.
- Simulated 10-bit panel depth
- 14-bit lookup table
- Delta-e value of less than 2
The 1440p panel on the ViewSonic VG2455 means that you probably won’t be able to pick out individual pixels from across your desk. Its 2-watt stereo speakers and Type-C input make it especially convenient for quickly docking with laptops.
- 3-port superspeed usb hub
- Very slim bezel
- Limited to 60 frames per second
All three variants of the Asus VA24 can display up to 75 frames per second for a smooth and pleasant everyday experience, and none of them are very expensive. The top model offers 4-way ergonomic adjustment and allows for variable refresh rates with most aftermarket GPUs.
- Flicker-free backlight
- Optional blue light reduction mode
- Colors don't wash out at an angle
From a highly recognizable, performance-oriented brand, the Alienware AW2521HF is purpose-built for high-performance gaming. Its maximum refresh rate of 240 hertz locks to your GPU’s output using adaptive sync, which minimizes tearing and stuttering.
- Above-average 400-nit brightness
- Response time of 1 millisecond
- Somewhat expensive
Dell Ultrasharp U2419HC
Although it’s a touch more expensive than others, the Dell Ultrasharp U2419HC features a premium IPS panel and is thinner and has a smaller base than most of the competition. It delivers better display quality than many others and has a true 178-degree viewing angle.
- Wide color gamut
- Good factory calibration
- Able to rotate 90 degrees
Acer Nitro XFA240Q
For a smooth gaming experience at a good price, it’s hard to top the Acer Nitro XFA240Q , which has a peak refresh rate of 165 hertz and is compatible with both AMD FreeSync and Nvidia G-Sync technologies when connected via its DisplayPort input.
- Fast pixel response
- Minimal ghosting
- Three-way adjustable stand
Asus ProArt PA248QV
Among the reasons you can be sure the Asus ProArt PA248QV has a quality screen are its complete coverage of the sRGB color gamut and factory-calibrated Delta-E value of less than 2, in addition to a tilting, swiveling, and height-adjustable stand.
- 16 to 10 aspect ratio
- 1920 by 1200 resolution
- Hdmi and displayport inputs