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Monoprice 30″ 16:10 aspect IPS, 2560×1600……..at 120Hz!

Monoprice 30" 16:10 aspect IPS, 2560x1600........at 120Hz!

AnandTech visited Monoprice at CES, and they were demoing a 30″ IPS with 120Hz overclockability. Many users have been using 1920×1200 monitors as the 16:10 aspect ratio has been excellent for computer applications, and have balked at 16:9 monitors even at 2560×1440. This monitor may make such users happy. We’re looking forward to seeing such new options… Read more »


How sharp 8K REALLY is

How sharp 8K REALLY is

Several CES 2015 exhbitors were showcasing 8K prototype televisions. This is the future resolution upgrade after 4K, for the next decade. Sharp was demonstrating this sharp (pun intended) 8K television. At 85″, it is higher dpi than a 24″ 1080p computer monitor. I had to get only four inches away to capture a photo of… Read more »


8K 120Hz video cable: SuperMHL

Can you imagine 7680×4320 resolution running at 120Hz? At CES 2015, MHL’s booth showed off a new SuperMHL cable connection capable of 8K 120Hz. It is standardized over a USB Type C connector, with extra lanes of data traffic. Smartphones were also playing 4K video over this cable to 4K HDTVs. There was a also… Read more »



Spherical Computer Monitor at CES 2015

Spherical Computer Monitor at CES 2015

In between all the traditional computer monitors, an unexpected globe-shaped computer monitor at Ciroptic’s booth, was fascinating to see in action. It was touch sensitive, so I could pan and rotate imagery on it. Not practial as a desktop monitor, it could be a good Google Maps monitor! It is a display useful for commercial… Read more »


AMD’s FreeSync showroom at CES 2015

AMD's FreeSync showroom at CES 2015

I visited AMD’s FreeSync showroom at CES 2015, and took several photos of new displays including the brand new LG ultrawide FreeSync monitor, Samsung 4K FreeSync monitor, and others. I’ve published a photo tour, and my initial FreeSync impressions in this post. Go check it out!


Mobile 120Hz IPS displays for smartphones!

Mobile 120Hz IPS displays for smartphones!

At CES 2015, I visited MediaTek at CES 2015, and talked to product marketing Ervin Lai about their 120Hz mobile display. As a previous post at AnandTech says, the display only uses ten percent more power during active use than a 60Hz display. Presumably, when idling (refresh throttled back automatically to save power in idle… Read more »


Blur Busters at CES 2015

Blur Busters at CES 2015

Chief Blur Buster Mark Rejhon is at CES 2015 Jan 8th and Jan 9th. We’re going to report on all the “Better Than 60Hz” technologies at the showrooms and booths. If you have additional booths you would like him to check out, post now in the comments or the forum!


ASUS announces MG279Q, an IPS 120Hz monitor!

ASUS announces MG279Q, an IPS 120Hz monitor!

ASUS has announced a 27″ IPS 120Hz monitor with 2560x1440p resolution! The ASUS MG279Q is a IPS LCD panel, with better colors and viewing angles than most 120Hz+ TN monitors! The announced 5ms GtG rating may, however, prevent the ability to use LightBoost-style motion blur reduction modes. That said, it is exciting to see 120Hz+ finally officially… Read more »


BENQ confirms 144Hz FreeSync!

BENQ confirms 144Hz FreeSync!

More good news keep coming on the flood of CES 2015 announcements. Another 144Hz FreeSync monitor has now been announced, as the BENQ 2730Z. AMD said on twitter that this is an IPS panel, but this is not yet confirmed by BENQ. Being a 1ms spec, this may be TN. This monitor includes BENQ Blur… Read more »