Monitor Information

Monitors are important not because of their impact on performance, but rather their impact on the usability of a computer. A poor quality monitor can hamper the use of an otherwise very good computer, because a monitor that is too small or hard to look at can make the system hard to use. In many cases two or more monitors can also be helpful, as more information can be displayed at a time and two smaller screens are often more affordable than one larger model. If you are going to use multiple monitors you will also want to make sure that your video card setup can accommodate the quantity you plan on running; if you are unsure about that feel free to contact us at

There is also one category where monitors - or more precisely resolution, which is a characteristic of monitors - does directly impact performance: gaming. When playing a 3D game the higher the resolution is set the more work there is for the computer, especially the video card(s), to do. For the best experience you want to match the size of monitor you will be using with the right level of graphics card.
 BenQ GW2480 24-Inch 1080p IPS MonitorBenQ PD2700Q 27-Inch 2k IPS Professional MonitorBenQ PD3200U 32-Inch 4k IPS Professional MonitorSamsung 34-inch CF791 Curved Ultrawide Monitor
Display Properties
Backlight TypeLED LED LED LED
Screen Size23.8 Inches27 Inches32 Inches34 Inches
Aspect RatioWidescreen (16:9) Widescreen (16:9) Widescreen (16:9) Ultra-wide (21:9)
Native Resolution1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160 3440 x 1440
Contrast Ratio1000 :11000 :11000 :13000 :1
Response Time5 ms4 ms4 ms4 ms
Dynamic Contrast Ratio20,000,000 :120,000,000 :120,000,000 :1
Max Brightness250 cd/m^2350 cd/m^2350 cd/m^2300 cd/m^2
Color Gamut72% NTSC 100% sRGB/Rec. 709 100% sRGB/Rec. 709 88%
Display Colors16.7 million 1.07 billion 1.07 billion 16.7
VESA Mounting100x100mm 100x100mm 100x100mm 100x100mm
Refresh Rate60 Hz60 Hz60 Hz100 Hz
VGAYes No No No
DVINo No No No
HDMIYes Yes Yes Yes
DisplayPortYes Yes Yes Yes
Mini DisplayportNo Yes Yes
ComponentNo No No No
Built-in SpeakersYes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in WebcamNo No No No
HDCP CompliantYes Yes Yes Yes
Dimension w/ Stand
Width540 mm (21.3 in)641 mm (25.2 in)740 mm (29.1 in)807.72 mm (31.8 in)
Height420 mm (16.5 in)547 mm (21.5 in)640 mm (25.2 in)515.62 mm (20.3 in)
Depth175 mm (6.9 in)239 mm (9.4 in)213 mm (8.4 in)309.88 mm (12.2 in)