Amazon Prime Day is one of those times when a deal on gaming monitors is on offer (opens in new tab) is hard to pass up. Monitoring real estate is always something I could do more of, and I’m sure you feel the same. If you didn’t know, a bigger screen could boost your gaming potential (opens in new tab)and the same can be said about productivity.
If you’re not too concerned about the size of your gaming monitor’s frames, there are some really good deals to be found. So why not throw in some synthwave, pick up some of these fantastic under $200 gaming monitors and build an all sci-fi looking battlestation… like you’re some kind of hardcore coder from the future†
In fact, if you’re a gamer into coding, the $150 Acer Nitro XF243Y is (opens in new tab) this setup could be for you, as the superior ergonomics even allow you to flip to portrait mode. You can even get two Acer Nitro XF243Ys from Best Buy for just $300 (opens in new tab) if that immense response time of 0.5 ms and refresh of 165 Hz sounds tempting to you now.
But when it comes to grabbing a super-cheap IPS display, look no further than the super discounted $119 MSI Optix. (opens in new tab) that’s a 1080p display with a 144Hz refresh rate and a 27-inch scale. Bargain.
Otherwise, you could go bent over for extra immersion with the $150 Samsung CRG5 (opens in new tab)— that’s a $100 savings on a great gaming monitor, one that comes with a fantastic 144 Hz refresh. It doesn’t have the fastest response time of 4ms, but if you’re less of a competitive gamer that shouldn’t make a difference.
Imagine being surrounded by countless digital vistas as you explore your favorite open world game (opens in new tab)†
Then there is the widest and highest resolution option, the Asus TUF VG27WQ (opens in new tab)† It’s on the higher end of the budget, but a penny under $200 for a 27-inch gaming monitor with a 1440p resolution and a 165Hz refresh rate isn’t to be missed. Be sure to find a graphics card deal (opens in new tab) that can handle higher resolutions, especially if you plan on decorating your desk with two of these.