Posts Tagged ‘resolutions’

Best monitor 2018: Top gaming monitors and buying guide

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Your monitor is one of the most important parts of your PC, so finding the best monitor to suit your needs and budget is vital. Trying to buy one in a shop, however, can be an absolute nightmare, as you’ll often find dozens of screens costing anything from £70 right up to £1500. The range of models and prices can be overwhelming, but this guide is here to help.

We’ll take you through everything you need to know about screen sizes, resolutions, refresh rates, panel types, inputs and adjustable stands, as well as provide a few recommendations of our own based on our own testing. By the time you’re done here, you’ll be fully equipped to find the best monitor for you. Let’s begin!

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Some Early New Year’s Resolutions

No, I don't know either, I just liked it

800×600, 1024x… no, no, kiiiiding. I do have a more serious point, which is that, while 2012 has been one of the best years ever for videogames, I do fear I’ve fallen into slightly bad habits over the year almost gone. That is to say I’ve too often defaulted to big fat mainstream games, both in my playing and my writing. Nothing wrong with that in and of itself, but I’d personally prefer more of a balance between the known and the unknown. There were a few breakthrough exceptions, but hey, the rest of the world played Hotline Miami and FTL too, so it didn’t need me telling them about it. I need to buck myself up, to range further outside what’s accidentally become something of a comfort zone.

So: here’s what I pledge to myself to do in 2013, and I hope you lot will help politely remind me of it if you see me posting too often about the latest trailer for Noisy Shooting Game IV.
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