Gigabyte Aorus FO32U2P 240 Hz 4K OLED gaming monitor review: High style, high performance

A 32-inch 16:9 flat OLED panel with 4K resolution, 240 Hz, Adaptive-Sync, HDR and wide-gamut color.

Gigabyte Aorus FO32U2P
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The OLED gaming monitor is filling up nicely with high performance displays that have stunning imagery and video processing that’s next level. None of them can be called “budget,” but you can get a 27-inch QHD 240 Hz screen for less than $1,000. If you’re willing to spend a bit more though, 4K at 240 Hz in the 32-inch size is available. If you pick up a Gigabyte Aorus FO32U2P, it’s around $1,200 at this writing.

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If you choose a monitor like the FO32U2P, a fast video card is a must. You’ll be missing out if you can’t run at 4K over 200fps. When you do, you’ll find the best possible gaming experience. Aorus provides premium video processing and flawless Adaptive-Sync, and I never found a single reason for complaint during my many gaming sessions.

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The FO32U2P’s main attraction is its OLED screen. Not only does it have the same infinite contrast as other OLEDs, but it also has more color volume than almost anything else you can buy, thanks to its Quantum Dot technology. Though I noted light gamma in SDR mode, you won’t notice a problem unless you compare it side by side with something like Alienware’s AW3225QF.

Where it impressed most was in its HDR adjustability. By default, it looks great. But when I dove into the adjustments, I found even more image goodness. With a few OSD tweaks, you can make the HDR image really pop with color, contrast and detail.

There’s no getting around the fact that 4K anything is going to be costly. The monitors and the system needed to drive them to 240 Hz are expensive. But if you can manage it, the Gigabyte Aorus FO32U2P is a great choice. It looks and plays as well as the very best gaming monitors available.

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Christian Eberle
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Christian Eberle is a Contributing Editor for Tom's Hardware US. He's a veteran reviewer of A/V equipment, specializing in monitors. Christian began his obsession with tech when he built his first PC in 1991, a 286 running DOS 3.0 at a blazing 12MHz. In 2006, he undertook training from the Imaging Science Foundation in video calibration and testing and thus started a passion for precise imaging that persists to this day. He is also a professional musician with a degree from the New England Conservatory as a classical bassoonist which he used to good effect as a performer with the West Point Army Band from 1987 to 2013. He enjoys watching movies and listening to high-end audio in his custom-built home theater and can be seen riding trails near his home on a race-ready ICE VTX recumbent trike. Christian enjoys the endless summer in Florida where he lives with his wife and Chihuahua and plays with orchestras around the state.