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Gaming monitor advise

dante1

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My son is looking for a gaming monitor. He likes to play Overwatch, Rainbow Six Seige and Cities:Skylines. He was looking at a 32" curve but the choices are overwhelming for someone that has been out of the loop for many years. His GPU is a GTX1060 6gb and he has a budget of about $550.00.
Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

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If he is keeping the 1060, you don't want to go over 1440p I would think for resolution. Those games aren't terribly demanding, but you want to stay away from anything that requires you to run at 4K native. 32" is getting into a good size for 4K but the 1060 won't be up to the challenge I don't think.

Not 32", but when building new PCs for my nieces last Christmas I bought these Asus monitors and they have worked out well.
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07M9V8XNQ/ref=pe_3034960_236394800_TE_3p_dp_1

There are certainly some 32" models out there that are feature rich in his price range. Someone I'm sure will recommend one from their personal experience.
 

dante1

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I read the description and it says “Non Gaming”
I also noticed that this monitor was on sale last year for $279.00 :(
 
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dante1

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Wow! Looks like a great deal but the refresh rate is kind of low.
I was looking at the Dell S3220DGF. It’s on sale for $549.00 - 10% coupon.
What are your thoughts?
 

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Wow! Looks like a great deal but the refresh rate is kind of low.
I was looking at the Dell S3220DGF. It’s on sale for $549.00 - 10% coupon.
What are your thoughts?
The Dell is a VA vs IPs of the LG. I have an LG 32" which had the same panel as the Dell. And I don't like it much. VA ghosts rather bad, and makes high refresh rate rather meaningless. Also a 1060 will have trouble driving 2650x1440 @ 120Hz+ in most games. I have a 1080 and play at the same resolution. I play at low detail in most things to keep the frame rate up above 120.
 
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