NEC V801 Review: Benchmarking A Massive 80-Inch Monitor
Dec 9, 2013 - in Reviews
As you may have noticed, we've really ramped up our display coverage. Today, we have the pleasure of reviewing NEC's 80-inch V801. Is it a monitor, an HDTV, or both? We tax this beast with our benchmark suite and a load of movies to find the answer.
Planar 27" QHD Monitor Review: Clarity Like We've Never Seen
Nov 25, 2013 - in Reviews
Planar sent over its newest QHD screen, the 27" PXL2790MW. This is the sharpest display we’ve ever seen, and one of the most accurate. With high-end styling and a 2560x1440 native resolution, it introduces a sense of luxury to the business class.
Asus ProArt PQ279Q Monitor Review: 27-Inch, Wide-Gamut, QHD
Nov 14, 2013 - in Reviews
Are you looking for a monitor that does it all? Your search may just end with the Asus PA279Q. Wide-gamut, USB 3.0, and color management are only a few of its features. We bring one into our lab to see if it performs at the level of its $850 price tag.
NEC EA294WMi 29" Monitor Review: 21:9 At Twice The Price
Oct 29, 2013 - in Reviews
Last month, we reviewed AOC’s Q2963PM ultra-wide monitor at 2560x1080. Based on the same LG panel, NEC brings us its EA294WMi. Selling for almost twice as much, does this screen offer two times the performance and features? Our tests give you the answer.
Asus VG248QE: A 24-Inch, 144 Hz Gaming Monitor Under $300
Oct 2, 2013 - in Reviews
Every performance-oriented gaming rig needs a speedy display to keep up with cutting-edge GPUs. Asus delivers up to 144 Hz with its VG248QE 24-inch TN-based monitor. Is its display performance as impressive as the company's sub-$300 price tag?
Gaming At 3840x2160: Is Your PC Ready For A 4K Display?
Sep 19, 2013 - in Reviews
We got our hands on Asus' PQ321Q Ultra HD display with a resolution of 3840x2160. Anxious to game on it, we pulled out our GeForce GTX Titan, 780, and 770 cards for a high-quality romp through seven of our favorite titles. What do you need to game at 4K?
HP EliteDisplay E271i Review: Solid Performance From A 27" Screen
Sep 10, 2013 - in Reviews
Can a business-class monitor work well for the entertainment-oriented? We discover the answer is yes if you’re using HP’s new EliteDisplay E271i 27-inch AH-IPS screen. Not only does it perform well, but it also offers some unique features and great value.
AOC Q2963PM Monitor Review: 2560x1080 Is A New Way To Play
Aug 25, 2013 - in Reviews
2560x1080 is an unusual resolution for a computer monitor. Does it change the way we work? We spent some time with AOC's new Q2963PM to find out. With some unique features on-board, we're more than curious to see what makes this radical new display tick.
HP ZR30w Versus DoubleSight DS-309W, 30-Inch Monitors, Tested
Jun 27, 2013 - in Reviews
With a steady stream of 27-inch QHD monitors coming through our lab, we thought we’d take a quick break and test two even bigger screens, the 30-inch, 16:10 aspect ratio HP ZR30w and DoubleSight DS-309W. How do these $1000+ stunners compare?
HP ZR2740w Versus Asus PB278Q: QHD 27" Monitors, Tested
May 16, 2013 - in Reviews
Until cutting-edge UHD (3840×2160) displays hit the mainstream, most enthusiasts have to be content with QHD monitors at 2560x1440 pixels. In the lab today, we have two more 27-inch QHD screens: the ZR2740w from HP and the PB278Q from Asus.
Auria EQ276W 27" IPS Monitor Review: QHD For $400
Apr 3, 2013 - in Reviews
Although QHD screens are nothing new, they remain atop the desktop monitor price ladder. Auria broke the $400 barrier with its new EQ276W 27” IPS panel. Today, we run it through our display benchmarks to see how it compares to far pricier competition.
GeChic On-Lap 2501M 15.6" Battery-Powered Monitor, Tested
Mar 27, 2013 - in Reviews
Do you ever wish you could watch video on something larger than a smartphone when you're on the road? GeChic thinks it has an answer with the On-Lap 2501M portable monitor. We benchmark the display to see if its performance matches its convenience.
VP2770-LED Vs. S27B970D: 27" Monitors At 2560x1440
Feb 13, 2013 - in Reviews
If you demand maximum pixel density and the highest resolution on your desktop PC, these 27-inch screens from ViewSonic and Samsung do not disappoint. Today, we put ViewSonic's VP2770-LED and Samsung's S27B970D to the test. Is QHD right for you?
AOC I2757Fh And ViewSonic VX2770Smh: Two 27" IPS Monitors
Jan 15, 2013 - in Reviews
With monitor prices creeping lower than ever, even the latest IPS-based models are now affordable. Today, we look at a pair of 27-inch, LED-lit, 1080p displays from AOC and ViewSonic. Both products recently hit the market and are selling for around $300.
Dell Shows Off Its Entire Windows 8-Based Fall Line-Up
Oct 31, 2012 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware was recently invited to an event in New York to preview Dell's line-up of Windows 8-based Inspiron and XPS families of notebooks, tablets, and accessories. From all-in-ones to convertibles, and notebooks, the company is all-in with touch.
HP 2311 gt 23" Monitor Review: Passive, Polarized 3D On A Budget
Jul 12, 2012 - in Reviews
HP sent us its newest stereoscopic 3D-capable monitor, the 2311 gt. Aimed at budget-conscious customers, we take our first look at a passive, polarized monitor based on FPR technology and put it up against a more expensive, active, shutter-based system.
Tom's Hardware's Top 40 Steampunk Computer Mods From Pinterest
Jun 12, 2012 - in Picture Story
Do you like computer mods? How about steampunk? You're in luck. Since joining Pinterest last month, we've come across a ton of fantastic and awe-inspiring homebrewed imagery. Today, we round up the top 40 steampunk computer mods from Pinterest.
Acer, Dell, LG, And Samsung: Four 23" LCD Monitors, Rounded-Up
Feb 21, 2012 - in Reviews
In our first LCD round-up of the year, we put four monitors thorough our benchmark suite and find some surprising results. Even if you're an enthusiast with cash to spare, paying more doesn't guarantee a better display. Our tests explain why.
24" LCD Round-Up: Acer S242HL, Dell U2412M, And Samsung T24A550
Nov 3, 2011 - in Reviews
Another batch of monitors just landed. This time, we're sampling 24" screens. If 27" is too big (and too expensive), and 23" is too small, this round-up is just what you need. We put three screens through the usual paces to find a definitive winner.
Three 27" IPS LCDs: UltraSharp U2711, DS-277W, And MultiSync PA271W
Aug 10, 2011 - in Reviews
Many of you asked for a round-up of 27" IPS-based displays, and here it is. Although these screens feature similar specifications, you might be surprised at how much they differ, both in performance and price. Which of the three is right for you?
Three-Way 22" LED LCD Roundup: Dell, LG, And Samsung
Jul 12, 2011 - in Reviews
We're back with another roundup of 22" LCD displays from the likes of Dell, LG, and Samsung. If you're in the market for a new monitor, be sure to look at our benchmarks because all TN-based screens aren't the same. There are some major differences.
CCFL Versus LED: Is There A Downside To Going Green?
May 1, 2011 - in Reviews
With the display market quickly transitioning to LED backlighting, are we losing anything in the move away from CCFL? Sure, LED is supposed to be greener, with richer contrast and color...but is it? Before you jump to conclusions, check out our review.
Three-Way 23" LED LCD Roundup: Dell, HP, And Samsung
Apr 20, 2011 - in Reviews
We've spent a lot of time evaluating the performance of graphics cards and processors, but a good monitor is almost every bit as important to gamers and professionals alike. For our first look at monitors in 2011, we are starting out with three 23" LCDs.
Sponsored Article: Verizon Cloud-Based Online Backup and Sharing
Dec 9, 2010 - in Reviews
Online backup is a booming industry, with dozens of vendors providing storage in the cloud. The idea is a compelling one: for a few dollars a year, you have immediate and automatic offsite storage of your most critical files. No messing with tapes, making
Display Power Consumption: CRTs Versus TFT-LCDs
Aug 19, 2010 - in Reviews
An increasing number of flat panel displays are based on LED backlighting, and their manufacturers aren't shy about promoting the technology's benefits to power consumption. We checked the claims to see if the promised savings are worth emphasizing.
LCD Juggernaut: Tom's Hardware Looks Into Samsung's Seoul
Jul 19, 2010 - in Picture Story
Samsung invited Tom’s Hardware for a first-ever glimpse inside its South Korean LCD fab facilities. We walked the gargantuan manufacturing hallways and basked in the glow of every screen imaginable. We’ve seen the future. Now we're giving you a peek.
Apple Censorship: This Time It's Displays
Dec 19, 2007 - in Reviews
In what appears be the first move toward censoring discussion of the issue, Apple Support has locked the discussion thread.
Apple iMac Display Problems Reported
Nov 27, 2007 - in Reviews
Owners of 20 and 24 inch iMacs have reported problems with their iMac displays. Apple has not acknowledged any problems.
Four Wide Screen 19" Monitors Compared
Mar 8, 2007 - in Reviews
Wide-screen 19" monitors are everywhere. They're less expensive than standard-format 19"ers and are becoming the entry-level standard. Why are they so cheap? How good are they?
Realistically Augmented 2D? The Neurok Optics 17" 3D LCD Monitor
Oct 23, 2006 - in Reviews
Gamers have been subjected to mere two-dimensional treatments of their avatars/scenery tracing back to the earliest days of Pong. The iZ3D monitor looks to change the way we see and interact with our artificial environments.