With the XG2705-2K 144hz monitor, ViewSonic introduces a new best 1440p gaming monitor for price-conscious gamers. The 27-inch 144hz 1440p monitor is based on an IPS panel with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, which offers a refresh rate of 144 Hz, and AMD FreeSync Premium.
The ViewSonic XG2705-2K 144hz monitor for gaming has a 27-inch IPS panel with 144 Hz refresh rate, 2,560 x 1,440 pixels WQHD resolution, a contrast ratio (static) of 1,000: 1, and a fast response time (MPRT) of 1ms. ViewSonic states that the LED backlight of the XG2705-2K has a service life of around 30,000 hours.
Also, the ViewSonic XG2705-2K supports AMD FreeSync Premium for a smooth and fast gaming experience. The exclusive “ViewMode” from ViewSonic offers special presets for different usage scenarios. These preset improve the gamma curve, color temperature, contrast, and brightness to achieve the best display properties for each application. Game mode integrates pre-calibrated FPS, RTS, and MOBA game settings with in-game testing and adjustments to get the best match.
The ViewSonic XG2705-2K 144hz monitor has a DisplayPort and two HDMI connections (2.0) as a connection to the peripherals. There is also a practical 3.5 mm audio output. Two integrated 2-watt speakers also ensure good stereo sound works. Besides, the XG2705-2K can be adjusted in height by 120 mm, swiveled and rotated by up to 90 degrees, and tilted by 24 degrees. ViewSonic gives the following consumption values for this monitor: Eco Mode 21 to 28 watts, regular operation 34 to 51 W, and in standby 0.5 watts.
ViewSonic XG2705-2K price and availability
Recently, ViewSonic has also introduced the VX2768-2KP-MHD 1440p gaming monitor with WQHD resolution, 1ms response time, and 144hz refresh rate that is also suitable for gaming, and priced at $279.99 only.