The ViewSonic Elite XG240R offers a lot of performance for the money. In addition to the ability to run FreeSync (and G-Sync, unofficially) from 24-144 Hz, it’s an extremely fast screen with instant response and no motion blur or perceptible input lag. Aided by FHD resolution, it can easily maintain its maximum 144 fps frame rate in any game when used with a reasonably priced AMD or Nvidia graphics card.
Also impressive here is color accuracy. Though its initial grayscale and gamma measurements were average, color gamut targets were spot-on right out of the box. We only needed a few simple adjustments to achieve pro-level grayscale tracking and much-improved gamma. The XG240R won’t deliver the dynamic range of a VA panel, the XG240R’s TN part showed strong contrast in all our tests. Coupled with nicely saturated color and a sharp 92 ppi density, picture is superb no matter the content.
Selling for $270 / £212 at this writing, the XG240R is a competitive 24-inch monitor and a solid value for gaming. Performance is at the highest level for elite and casual gamers alike. It’s worth serious consideration if you’re looking for a small and fast monitor.
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