The Best Cheap Gaming Monitors – IGN

An inexpensive upgrade for your rig, and your eyes. By Matt Sarrel

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The right monitor can elevate your PC gaming experience, and you don’t need to spend a ton of money to do it. Whether you’re looking to compliment your shiny new gaming rig or just looking for an inexpensive update to an existing system, this guide will help you navigate the dizzying array of choices.

First of all, this is a great time to pick up a cheap gaming monitor and you’ve got plenty of choices. You’ll have to balance cost, features, and display quality to get the best bang for your buck though. We set a $500 limit on this guide for the sake of being comprehensive, but there are plenty of great choices for less than $250 if you’re willing to give up on high-end features that you’re less likely to use.

Start your quest by selecting the right resolution for your platform and components, and your GPU’s horsepower will guide this area of your decision making. Sure, 4K resolution (3840×2160) is the current high end, but you’ll need a GTX 1080 or 1080 Ti for 4K gaming at a high frame rate, so if you don’t have a baller GPU you’ll save a lot of money by going with a 1080p display. It isn’t cutting edge, but it’ll get the job done.

Once you’ve settled on a display resolution that’s appropriate for your GPU, refresh rate and response time are critically important for gaming monitors. Refresh rate tells you how many frames per second

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