4K, HDR, IPS, LCD. The gaming monitor industry loves its acronyms and, let’s be honest, so do we. With the next generation of consoles on the horizon, this cloud of fancy talk can make it hard to understand what to look for in a gaming monitor. In reality, picking a display for gaming is all about the balance between visual fidelity and competitive advantage.

While a lot of people might tend to look at prices and display quality, there’s a lot more that you need to consider when you’re in the market for a gaming monitor.

Start with Resolution

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Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC. “That should be cause for celebration”, one would think considering that more people would be able to enjoy a brilliant game; that is if one were to be living in a rational world where competition hasn’t invaded every nook and cranny of society. Alas, we still occupy this particular universe where console wars are still a thing. PlayStation fans have gone to extreme lengths to express their outrage (Note: I loathe how diminished the impact of this word has become), one particular prompting a response from a former Guerilla Games producer. …

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