Why you should buy a new gaming monitor

PC monitors have always been cheap, but now the price tag is starting to rise again.Here's what you need to know about gaming monitors.1.What are gaming monitors?A gaming monitor is a computer monitor that monitors your PC.It displays a game, or lets you control your game, by tapping a virtual button.You might be able to control your own game using an Xbox controller or a gamepad, or you might be...

Wall Street’s $11bn monitor is more than a video game, analysts say

Wall Street analysts said on Tuesday that the $11 billion monitor, which was unveiled at CES, is more important than ever to the gaming industry."It's the best video game monitor we've ever tested," said Paul Piffer, senior vice president at eMarketer."We've never tested it before."The monitor is capable of up to 144Hz, a huge jump over current gaming monitors and surpasses the 120Hz refresh rate...

Why you should never buy a computer monitor without earplugs

Wired Tech editor Eric Goldman recently wrote an article titled "Why you should not buy a laptop without earbuds", which discussed the issues around the safety of using headphones in computer monitors.In his article, Goldman suggested that if you were going to purchase a laptop, you should only buy one computer monitor and headphones, because there is no way to be 100% certain that the monitor...

Why you might want to upgrade your monitor if you’re on a budget

A $1,100 monitor can be an expensive investment.A new gaming monitor can add up to hundreds of dollars.Weighing up all the potential risks and benefits of a new monitor, let's examine what's needed to get a quality gaming monitor.1.Computer monitor specs and features The following are the specifications of the current generation of gaming monitors: Monitor: Nvidia G-Sync-compatible Nvidia GeForce...