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AOC Gaming C27G2ZU - 27 Inch FHD Curved Monitor,240Hz, 0.5ms, VA, AMD FreeSync Premium, Height Adjust, USB Hub, Speakers (1920x1080 @240Hz, 300cdm² / HDMI/DP/USB 3.0)

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Adaptive Sync aligns your monitor’s vertical refresh rate with the frame rate delivered by your GPU, making your gameplay and casual gaming experience even more fluid by eliminating stuttering, tearing and judder. Both monitors have VA panels that are well-suited for dark rooms; however, the Dell is better for well-lit rooms because it gets a lot brighter. The AOC has significantly better ergonomics, faster response time, and lower input lag, especially when playing at 60Hz.

It has decent reflection handling, but it might not be bright enough if you're in a room with lots of natural light.The Dell S2721HGF and the AOC CQ27G2 score similarly overall; however, there are a few differences between them. Through the reduced time a frame is shown on the monitor,``ghosting``and ``blurring``effects are reduced,resulting in a smoother,more ``fluid``feeling gaming experience. However, the brightness remains fairly consistent across different content, although small highlights are slightly less bright. The screen’s deeper-than-average curvature provides panoramic visuals to minimize strain when tracking movement. On the other hand, the MSI is much brighter, and it has better reflection handling, making it a better choice for a bright room.

Overall, the gamma curve follows the target well, but dark scenes will be darker than they should, and bright scenes will be brighter. The AMD FreeSync Premium Technology ensures that the GPU’s and monitor’s refresh rates are synchronised, which provides a fluid, tear free gaming experience at highest performance. The Dell has much better ergonomics, higher peak brightness, better reflection handling, and much better motion handling. Although it has a high contrast ratio, it has bad black uniformity, so it's also not a great choice for a pitch-black room. However, the AOC has much better ergonomics, a quicker response time at its max refresh rate, and a lower input lag.There's some overshoot in a few transitions, and dark scene transitions are significantly slower, causing noticeable motion smearing in dark scenes. The AOC is more versatile, as the variable refresh rate (VRR) feature is available over HDMI and DisplayPort, and it has an optional black frame insertion feature.

Both monitors have native FreeSync support, but the Dell is also compatible with some NVIDIA graphics cards. Added tests for Console Compatibility and macOS compatibility and made minor changes to other tests, which you can see in our Changelog. The monitor stand is height adjustable, so you can maintain a comfortable posture during long gaming sessions . For movies,music,games and more,you`ll enjoy quality audio without the hassle of connecting external speakers.There's plenty of screen space on the 27 inch curved monitor, and it has great coverage of the Adobe RGB color space used in photo editing. Monitors that support AMD's FreeSync variable refresh rate technology synchronise the panel's refresh rate to the frame rate produced by a graphics card for silky smooth gaming free from stutter and screen tears. Update 08/31/2020: We've also tested the AOC CQ27G2, which is very similar to this one, but with a slightly more aggressive curve. The AMD FreeSync Premium features a refresh rate of minimum 120Hz, decreasing blur and sharpening the picture for a more life-like feel.

Ocuk Limited trading as Overclockers UK is a credit broker, not a lender, and is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.The AOC CQ27G1 has an incredibly low input lag, great response time at its max refresh rate, and it supports FreeSync VRR technology to reduce tearing in games. However, the AOC has better ergonomics and a Black Frame Insertion feature to help improve motion clarity. The level of overdrive can be adjusted, but there's very little difference between them, so we recommend the highest setting, 'Strong'.

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