Diwali has finally arrived, and the celebrations continue across homes in India, as families celebrate a much-needed reunion among the hustle and bustle.
With family and friends around, there isn’t a better time to grab some experience and play your favorite titles on PC or console.
However, such an experience would remain dull if your system didn’t have the monitor that can offer the best visual experience. Hence why, it might be time for you finally upgrade your or your loved ones’ gaming monitor.
Here are some of our recommendations on gaming monitors that you should look out for based on your budgetary limits this Diwali.
Best Budget Gaming Monitors to Buy This Diwali
If you have a strict budget, then you’re best should be to look out for FHD displays with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. These monitors are more than for entry-level gaming, and they would be more than enough for games that don’t have a high visual fidelity.
Here are some of the best gaming monitors that you can currently get for less than Rs. 20,000.
LG Ultragear 27GL650F
LG Ultragear has been a popular gaming monitor series for a long time, and this 27-inch model is perfect for your 1080p gaming needs. The 144 Hz display has a peak brightness of 400 nits and it includes AMD FreeSync as well.
Acer Nitro Vg240Ys
On the lower end of the budget tier is the 224-inch Acer Nitro, which has a 165 Hz LCD FHD display. While it only has a peak brightness of 250 nits, it does come with AMD FreeSync and Visual Response Boost technology, which gives the effect of 1ms moving picture response time.
Best Mid-Range Gaming Monitors to Buy This Diwali
In this tier, gamers can expect to see higher resolutions on screens with refresh rates around 144-165 Hz. Furthermore, these displays will work the best for gamers who have the setup to push out 2K visuals.
For players who are looking for a WQHD display, here are some of the best options available between Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 40,000.
ASUS Tuf Vg27Aql1A
This 27-inch ASUS Tuf model has all the right specs you need to game at 1440p. The 170 Hz refresh rate screen has a 1ms response time. While it’s both FreeSync and G-Sync compatible, it’s also DisplayHDR 400 certified. The display also gives color across 130% of the sRGB gamut at a 1,000:1 contrast ratio.
MSI Optix MAG274QRF
Another 27-inch model you can look out for is part of the MSI Optix series, with a WQHD, IPS display that has a refresh rate of 165 Hz and 1ms GTG response time. Furthermore, the Optix’s HDR-Ready display can also be further customized using MSI’s Gaming OSD App
Best Extreme Gaming Monitors to Buy This Diwali
If 4K gaming is your desired output, then most displays will need you to shell over Rs. 40,000 with high refresh rates. Some of these gaming monitors will have curved displays, which provide a much more immersive experience.
With that in mind, here are some of best gaming monitors to buy that cost between Rs. 40,000 and Rs. 60,000.
MSI Optix MAG301CR2
Another MSI Optix model that makes its way to our list is the 30-inch curved UWFHD display. With a screen that has a 200 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time, this Optix is HDR ready, which means you get high quality visuals while playing your favorite titles.
BenQ Zowie Xl2546K
For the gamers who are looking for a flat 1080p monitor with high refresh rate, this 24.5-inch BenQ model should be right up their alley. Along with a LCD screen that has a 240 Hz refresh rate, it also has a response time of 0.5 ms. Plus, it comes with a variety of options and software enhancements to improve your performance in games
Best Gaming Monitors to Buy if Money Is Not an Issue This Diwali
Gamers that don’t have any budgetary restrictions might want to stray away from monitors, and instead look for high quality TVs that provide a large experience while playing games.
For more than Rs. 60,000, you can get the 4K TVs with high refresh rates that would work perfectly for your favorite games. Here are some of our best suggestions for gaming TVs.
This 50-inch Samsung monstrosity might be one of the best in the business with a 100 Hz, 4K QLED screen that is HDR10+ Adaptive & HDR10+ GAMING certified. Along with the Dolby Atmos 40 W speakers, the screen has a 4500 PQI with 100% Colour Volume, thanks to Quantum Dot technology.
The 42-inch LG OLED TV has a 120 Hz refresh rate screen that is HDR10 certified. With a 20 W speaker system featuring Dolby Atmos, it also comes with LG’s Game Optimizer system which provides optimized settings for various game genres including, FPS, RPG, and RTS.
If you’re planning on going over the top with the ultimate gaming setup, may we present you with the 55-inch Samsung Ark Odyssey Gaming Monitor, which has a 165 Hz, 1 ms, 1000 R curved display that can be used in portrait and landscape mode depending on your needs.