Best Black Friday deals on gaming monitors

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Samsung CHG90 49-inch Dual HD gaming monitor now $699 at Amazon

Samsung CHG90

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If you’re looking for a truly ultra-wide gaming monitor (32:9 aspect ratio), the well-regarded Samsung CHG90 is well-regarded. We tested the CHG90 and found it accurately reproduces DCI-P3 colors and has excellent response with low input lag.

The CHG90 retails for $999.99, but is currently on sale for $699.99, which represents a 30 percent price reduction. The 49-inch monitor has something called Dual HD resolution, or 3840 x 1080 with a 1ms response time and a 144Hz refresh rate (AMD FreeSync supported), thanks to a QLED panel. If you’re looking for contrast, the CHG90 delivers 3,000:1 performance. Typical brightness is rated at 350 nits, while maximum HDR brightness tops out at 600 nits.

LG 32GP850 32 UltraGear 32-inch gaming monitor now $397 at Amazon

LG 32GP850

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LG made a name for itself with IPS panels in gaming monitors, and it continues to improve on that technology today. One of the company’s more popular models, the LG 32GP850 32 UltraGear, is available today at a hefty discount. Amazon is selling the monitor for $396.99 versus the MSRP of $599.99.

As the name implies, the 32GP850 is a 32-inch monitor and has a QHD resolution (2560 x 1440) with a 1ms response time and a 165Hz refresh rate. The panel supports both AMD FreeSync Premium and Nvidia G-Sync, while being able to reach 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color space. Finally, LG rates the 32GP850 for a typical brightness of 350 nits, while the typical contrast ratio is 1,000:1.

Samsung C24RG50 23.5″ 144Hz FreeSync Gaming Monitor Now $120 @ B&H Photo

Samsung C24RG50

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If you’re on a tight budget and looking for a fast monitor for your gaming needs, this deal from B&H Photo is for you. The retailer has the Samsung C24RG50 23.5-inch gaming monitor on sale for just $119.99, down from its MSRP of $249.99.

For that price, you get a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080), a 144Hz refresh rate and 1800R curvature for the screen. The brightness tops out at 250 nits and the response time is 4ms, which is to be expected for a budget monitor. However, because the C24RG50 uses a VA panel, it boasts a 3,000:1 contrast ratio, along with AMD FreeSync support.

In terms of connectivity, there are two HDMI 1.4 and one DisplayPort 1.2 port. There are no built-in speakers; however, we won’t complain at this price.

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