Razer has given its stylish gaming screen an update – the new Razer Raptor (2021) model is the world’s first 165Hz gaming monitor with THX certification. The design remains unchanged, but the display offers an even faster frame rate.
At E3 2021, Razer has presented the new Razer Raptor WQHD monitor. This is a 165Hz gaming monitor with a diagonal of 27 inches, which has an anti-reflective IPS panel with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels and a frame rate of 165 Hz.
Support for Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync Premium should avoid tearing, regardless of whether you are using an Nvidia GeForce or AMD Radeon graphics card. The brightness of 420 nits remains average, but it is enough for a VESA Display HDR 400 certification. The DCI-P3 color space can be displayed up to 95 percent.
Razer emphasizes that the new Raptor is the world’s first gaming monitor with THX certification – over 400 tests are intended to ensure that the screen meets the quality requirements for this certification. However, the absolute highlight remains the design, because, in addition to the extremely thin screen edges on three sides, the Razer 165 Hz monitor impresses above all with the wide base with RGB lighting, which allows the screen to be rotated 90 degrees upwards, and which is a practical one Integrated cable management.
The new Razer monitor can also be mounted on other feet or wall brackets with a separately available VESA adapter. HDMI 2.0b, DisplayPort 1.4, and USB-C are available for connecting a computer.
Razer Raptor price and availability
The new Raptor monitor has already been listed on Amazon.com, and it will be available within the next 30 days for a suggested retail price of $799.99.
Recently, Gigabyte has also expanded its portfolio of gaming monitors with the 28-inch M28U. The specifications read well, as demonstrated by 2160P 4K, HDMI 2.1, KVM switch for two devices, and is priced at $599.99.