Best Budget 21:9 Monitors

Best Budget 21:9 Monitors – One of the Best Budget 21:9 monitors might be the ideal display for you if you’re a big gamer or if your workday consists mostly of editing or designing tasks. These super wide displays may be a bit of an overkill for most PC users, but they are a boon to gamers, content creators, and multi-taskers. That’s because they deliver the kind of screen real estate that proves most useful for them.

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1.ASUS VP249QGR

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Here’s the kicker: the 1080p resolution looks crisp and sharp on the 23.8″ viewable screen of the ASUS VP249QGR. You get a decent pixel density while the resolution is not too demanding, allowing you to maintain high frame rates even with entry-level gaming GPUs easily.

Lastly, the monitor has a flicker-free backlight and an integrated low-blue light filter with four different reduction levels, which can prevent headaches and eye strain caused by prolonged use of the monitor.

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2.ASUS 24″

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Ask any hardcore gamer what matters most and nine out of 10 times you’ll get a one-word answer—speed. It’s no secret that fast frame rates not only give you smoother game play but they can also give you an edge over those unfortunate souls who have to deal with lag and choppy motion. You can spend thousands on a tricked out gaming rig but if your monitor can’t display the action smoothly you’re not getting the most out of your hardware investment.

With the Asus VG248QE , you don’t have to worry about ghosting, lag, or choppy action. This 24-inch gaming monitor offers a 1-millisecond (gray-to-gray) pixel response and a 144Hz refresh rate, and it is 3D capable. Its color accuracy is good (not great) and its stand lets you position the panel in any direction for optimal (and comfortable) viewing. Off angle viewing is less than stellar though, and a few more I/O ports would be nice.

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3.LG 34WN80C-B 3

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The LG 34WN80C-B is an ultra-wide screen with very good color accuracy, decent connectivity (including USB-C) and features a crisp 34-inch curved display that nicely renders photos and videos.

It isn’t billed as a gaming monitor like the Alienware AW3420DW, but the inclusion of AMD FreeSync and 60Hz refresh rate should be appealing to enthusiast game developers (as well as players).

The 34WN80C-B sports a simple, straightforward design. The base is a large, curved footprint from it emerges a telescopic arm that offers ergonomic adjustments (-5°/20° tilt, a max of 120mm height), and VESA mount support. Just like its peers in the 34-inch range, its curvature of 1900R delivers an immersive experience.

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4.SAMSUNG 34-Inch

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The CF791 is based on a 34-inch Vertical Alignment (VA) panel and employs Quantum Dot technology, which uses nano-size light-emitting crystals to deliver vivid colors without consuming a lot of power. Not only is this the first Quantum Dot monitor we’ve tested, the CF791’s 1,500R curvature (which means that if you put several of these monitors edge to edge to create a complete circle, the circle’s radius would be 1,500mm) gives it the most pronounced curve we’ve seen.

By way of comparison, the LG 34UC79G-B has a 3,800R curvature, and the AOC C3583FQ’s curvature is 2,000R. The panel has a 3,440-by-1,440 resolution and a 100Hz refresh rate, a 21:9 aspect ratio, a 3,000:1 contrast ratio, a 300 cd/m2 peak brightness, and a 4-millisecond (gray-to-gray) pixel response. It’s a wide-gamut panel that covers 125 percent of the sRGB color spectrum, and it supports AMD’s FreeSync anti-tearing technology.

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5.HP Pavilion 27xw

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I’ll come right out and say it – it looks like Apple designed this HP monitor. HP very clearly wanted to mimic the clean, bright, minimalist look of most Apple displays, and I have to admit that they did a great job with it. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever been so taken by the mere physical appearance of a monitor before.

The 27xw is advertised as “bezel-less,” and does come very close to the mark – the top and side bezels are razor thin and glossy black, fitting right in with the rest of the display. The bottom bezel is a tad thicker and is a pleasing silver color. The stand is likewise silver and makes use of an open air wedge design – two elegant legs extend down from the display, connect with an oblong base at the bottom. As is often the case with designs like this, the monitor is rather limited in its adjustability – you can only tilt it slightly forwards and back, and it does not swivel, rotate, or adjust vertically.

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Best Budget 21:9 Monitors – The best monitors may be better than ever, especially ones with curved displays. But, the best ultrawide monitors’ immersive screen will make those best PC games feel much like it would when you have the best VR headset on, as well as boost productivity in creative workloads and streamline multitasking. Simply, they’ll give you a more seamless and more immersive experience, whether you’re in the middle of an intense boss battle or editing a 4K video.

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