With the recent surge of high-resolution and high-refresh-rate monitors hitting the market, choosing the right cable to use to connect your computer (or, graphics card) to your monitor has never been more important of a task. Four-to-five years ago, when higher resolution gaming was rare and higher refresh rate monitors weren't as prevalent, any of the three common display … [Read more...] about DisplayPort vs HDMI vs DVI for Gaming: Which One Should You Use?
In a world where 2K monitors, 4K monitors, and even 8K monitors exist, the question must be asked: what is the best resolution for gaming? From a theoretical standpoint, the easiest answer would be to say that the highest resolution available would be the best option for playing games at. More pixels would mean sharper, more detailed, more visually-pleasing graphics. And, … [Read more...] about What is the Best Resolution for Gaming? (1080P vs 1440P vs 4K)
For 1080P gaming, there are a lot of good monitor options for under $200. And, in this guide, we've compared seven of the best gaming monitors under $200. While higher-resolution monitors are becoming more and more popular, the truth is that, for competitive gamers, those higher resolution monitors can be a hindrance in their success against their competitors. The higher the … [Read more...] about The 7 Best Gaming Monitors Under $200 in 2020
This is a follow-up post to our post on whether or not G-Sync is worth it in 2019. And, as the title suggests, in this post, we'll discuss whether or not FreeSync is worth it and, if so, who its worth it for. We're going to go over what FreeSync is, why it can be beneficial to gamers, how it differs from G-Sync (and adaptive sync), and what some of its downsides are. What … [Read more...] about Is FreeSync Worth it in 2020?
Most modern games give you the ability to select a variety of screen resolutions to play them at. However, for those of you who are looking to run emulators to play older games, or if you're someone who wants to run an older application, it's very possible that that game or application won't offer you the ability to choose an appropriate resolution to run them at. (Looking … [Read more...] about What is GPU Scaling For? (And, How to Turn It On)