For a lot of gamers, a 27-inch gaming monitor tends to be the sweet spot. Monoprice has just announced a new 27-inch Dark Matter gaming monitor with a QHD Sharp IGZO panel, 180Hz refresh rate, and HDR support. It’s also backed by their one-year pixel-perfect guarantee.
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If you haven’t heard of Monoprice or Dark Matter before, you should take a look. In our experience, they offer up quality products, often cheaper than more well-known OEMs. In the case of their latest gaming monitor, the IGZO display is a low power consumption panel that offers up great colour accuracy and fast 1ms response times. Coupled with a 180Hz refresh rate, adaptive sync, and HDR400 certification, this monitor should offer up a great picture while gaming.
Full specifications of the latest Dark Matter gaming monitor include:
|Maximum resolution||2560 x 1440|
|Video inputs||1x DisplayPort 1.4|
3x HDMI 2.0
|Panel model||Sharp LQ270T1JG06|
|Maximum brightness||400 cd/m²|
|Default colour temperature||6500K|
|Number of colours||> 16.7 million|
|Viewing angles (H/V)||178°/178°|
|Response time||1ms (OD)|
|VESA mounting pattern||75 x 75|
|Input power||DC 19v, 3.42A|
|Typical power consumption||37W|
|Standby power consumption||0.5W|
|Dimensions (with stand)||619 x 477.5 x 237.4mm (24.4 x 18.8 x 9.3″)|
|Dimensions (without stand)||619 x 374.1 x 64.4mm (24.4 x 14.7 x 2.5″)|
|Weight (with stand)||8.43kg (18.6 lbs)|
|Weight (without stand)|
The Dark Matter 42892 gaming monitor is available from Monoprice and Amazon for US$349, a full $20-200 cheaper than some of its competitors. Not only that, Monoprice’s offering features an IGZO panel and a quicker refresh rate than most other models.
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