Gigabyte Aorus CV27Q: Curved 165Hz VA Monitor with Freesync 2 for $459.99

- Advertisement -

There’s no dearth of awesome monitors these days at reasonable prices. Yours truly has a Korean QNIX 27-inch monitor that’s great for gaming and general productivity. (We’re about to review a 55-inch TV, which will be taking the place of the said monitor for a while. I have no idea how that’s going to turn out). But if you’re not into off-brand monitors (and there are reasons to stay away, I know), Gigabyte‘s got you covered with the phenomenal Aorus CV27Q.

CV27Q

This is a case where you win some, lose some–you don’t have HDR here and this is 1440p panel. However, you do get a 165 Hz refresh rate (and we’re guessing this thing can overclock to a bit more than that) and Freesync 2. The latter’s an important part of ensuring that you have a fluid high framerate experience.

The CV27Q uses a VA panel, sporting a 3000:1 contrast ratio. Interestingly, while VA panels tend to have poor response times, the Aorus has a very healthy 1ms response time. This puts it in contention with TN panels, without the associated tradeoffs. As mentioned, you don’t get HDR, but the panel’s a 400-nit unit, meaning it’ll get plenty bright. Did I mention that it’s curved? You get all this for $459.99. This is a bit higher than the competition, but the Aorus quality still makes a good purchase.

- Advertisement -

Further Reading:

Show us some support by following our Instagram handle.

- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

3 Ways Bias Exists in Your Thinking

What is bias and how do we as humans encounter the same in our lives? Find out more about common behaviours associated with being biased.

What Did Life Breathe on Earth When There Was no Oxygen?

A new study seems to have an answer as to what life was like before Oxygen became abundant in the atmosphere.

6 Daughters’ Day Movies: Best Movies Parents Can Watch With Daughters

This Daughters' Day, check out these Daughters' Day movies to watch with the entire family to celebrate the girl child.

Next Article Loading