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  • October 31, 2016 at 2:14 pm #40511


    Im looking for an upgrade my old Samsung 19″, to new 144hz 24inch gaming monitor (probably with g-sync). Which of these should I choose:
    Asus pg248q
    Acer xb241h
    Aoc g2460pg
    Or should i wait for 144hz ips 24inch?:)

    Intel Core i5 4670 3,4GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, 24GB ram.
    Thanks for all help.

    October 31, 2016 at 2:19 pm #40516


    Hi Lukas,

    Take a look through this thread, which I merged yours with. All of those models and others are discussed already.

    It’s up to you whether to wait for the unicorn a 144Hz 24″ Full HD IPS model. No models are currently in the pipeline, so whilst that doesn’t guarantee there won’t be one, it does suggest it will be some way off if it does manifest itself. LG and indeed Samsung are certainly both experimenting with higher refresh rate panels more for new and near-future parts, so I wouldn’t be entirely surprised to see this sort of things next year.

    December 13, 2016 at 9:24 am #40812



    I want to buy a new monitor for my pc. I mainly use it for gaming, but there are some periods when I also use it for programming.
    I didn’t want to spend to much money on it, around 200€, but after studying the market I think I should spend about 260-280€ aprox.

    I want it around 24″ and if it’s possible with speakers (they don’t need to be really good, and it’s not a must).
    I’ve seen that for my use I may choose a TN monitor, and since I mainly play dps games, I may want 144hz or similar.

    I’ve seen these models:

    AOC G2460PF (260€) – https://pcmonitors.info/reviews/aoc-g2460pf/
    BenQ ZOWIE XL2411 (288€) – https://pcmonitors.info/benq/benq-xl2411z-and-xl2420z/

    AOC has free-sync, and I’ve now a nvida that will be replaced this next summer (maybe for an AMD).
    Even with my nvidia, will I make use of these 144hz?

    Maybe you can also suggest me other models.

    Thanks and best regards

    December 13, 2016 at 9:32 am #40816


    Hi aldoc,

    These options and many others are discussed in this thread, which I’ve merged yours with. Important summary:

    ViewSonic XG2401 offers superior image quality and motion handling to the G2460PF and XL2411Z (ZOWIE branded or otherwise), hence it is recommended. That aside, the XL2411Z and G2460PF both offer similar image quality and are very responsive monitors. They can also both be improved by applying ICC profiles to correct gamma handling. Users report the ICC profiles included in our G2460PF and XL2420Z (very similar to XL2411Z) review generally work well, but as explained they aren’t necessarily optimal for all units.

    January 5, 2017 at 10:09 am #41163


    Hi everyone…i am a new user here. As per my knowledge you should also using settings on your current 60Hz monitor that would provide frame rate dips below 60fps to see how you find it. That would give a bit of an indication of how 70fps might appear on a 144Hz monitor.

    January 5, 2017 at 10:11 am #41197


    Sorry for the late moderation of your post, EbenTian. Welcome to the forum. 🙂

    Yes that’s a good point. If you want to assess your sensitivity to stuttering/tearing you should see how you find some slight drops on a 60Hz display. Tearing and stuttering becomes less noticeable as frame rate increases, though, so that wouldn’t give a fair indication of tearing or stuttering that would be expected just below 144fps (for example). If you find the dips below 60fps on a 60Hz monitor to be absolutely fine, then you’ll have no problem with the dips on a 144Hz monitor. 🙂

    January 9, 2017 at 1:48 pm #41257


    I’ve read the reviews for both displays. Assuming the Zowie 2411 to be comparable to the 2420 in terms of performance(I don’t expect better, since the 2411 is cheaper), and both costing about the same in my country, which would be the best bang for my buck?

    Also, I found a couple of reddit threads talking about how the Viewsonic has higher overall latency, etc and I’d like to know if that’s in any way true or not.


    January 9, 2017 at 1:51 pm #41260


    This is covered here, so I’ve merged your thread.

    The XG2401 offers superior image quality without intervention from an ICC profiile and also has better tuned overdrive. The only real advantage of the X2411Z (ZOWIE brand or original version – seem to be very similar) is the ‘Blur Reduction’ strobe backlight mode, which you may or may not be interested in.

    January 10, 2017 at 5:16 am #41277


    I found a couple of forum threads about the interlace pattern artifacts, all started by the same person. Would this become a problem down the line? I’m pretty much set on getting the 2401 since I have no use for blur reduction, and should this problem surface, do I just RMA it right away?

    January 10, 2017 at 8:34 am #41278


    I’m not sure why you decided to link to forum threads for an issue that’s already covered in our review. Especially since they are in fact using the image from our review as an example. And it isn’t something that ‘becomes a problem down the line’. You either find it bothersome or you don’t, and that will become apparent quite quickly.

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