In this post you can find some of the best gaming monitors that you can use with your gaming console. I know that most console users like to use a TV when gaming, but if you want to get the best response time and crystal clear images, then you should always go with a gaming monitor.
The gaming monitors listed below are destined to be used with gaming consoles. All models are 60Hz compatible even though some are supporting higher refresh rates when paired with computers. If you still wish to buy a TV in order to use it with your gaming console, then you should look at models that are really expensive with some gaming-compatible TV units going over $2000. We've listed below the best and budget-friendly gaming monitors that you should be able to be able to afford easier.
Every monitor presented below are safe bets for those of you who wish to game on their consoles, so that you won't be disappointed by any choice you might make using our article.
BenQ ZOWIE RL2755T
The ZOWIE RL2755T by BenQ gaming monitor is great for console gaming as it comes with 1080p support, 60Hz and 1ms response time. Also, it is advertised with 75Hz refresh rate support, but that will only work for computers, as gaming consoles are capped at 60FPS. Even if you won't benefit from the extra refresh rate value you can still choose to purchase this model, as it measures 27" in diagonal size and it comes with great color quality and excellent blacks.
The RL2755T 27" monitor is also officially licensed as an e-Sport capable unit destined to be used with PS4 consoles. Its main feature is Black eQualizer that should greatly enhance games whose pictures are darker making it easier to spot enemies in FPS games. Flicker-free technology will greatly reduce any screen flickering and reducing the impact flickering has on long gaming sessions are having on a person's eyes. It comes with flicker-free technology, and it supports VESA 100X100 mounting.
The 1920 x 1080 resolution is optimized at 60Hz when used with consoles, and the image quality is perfect in FullHD on a 27" screen. Also, you should know that this model comes with two 2W built-in speakers. If you aren't planning on using the height adjustment, then you will be able to get the RL2755 model instead as it is available starting from $200, which is $50 cheaper than the RL2755T model.
This is a 24" Full HD gaming monitor that comes with GameFast Input technology and Flicker-free and Low Blue Light functions. This monitor supports 60Hz refresh rate for consoles and a reduced input lag that will greatly improve your gaming sessions. If you're one that likes to tinker with the color settings then the VG245H model has support for a multitude of these, or you can choose to use multiple different game modes, then you should that you can choose pre-configured modes for RTS/RPG, FPS, sRGB, and Racing games.
The ASUS VG245H stand supports height, swivel, pivot and tilt adjustments in order to offer the best possible gaming experience you could ever want. This monitor model also comes in a 27-inch variant with the same features with a $60 price difference.
This is probably the best looking gaming monitor in our list, as it comes with a Ultra Slim Frameless bezel and an IPS panel. This model is featuring a maximum of 1920x1080 resolution and a minimum response time for his model is 5ms and it supports 60Hz, or if you are planning on using it with a computer, too, then you can get 75Hz out of it. This models comes with Flicker-free and Low Blue Light modes that will greatly reduce the eye strain when using the unit for a longer time.
If you are one that likes for their monitors to look good and compliment the looks of their gaming consoles, then this model is the one to go for, as the slim bezels are really great when gaming. If you don't want to pay extra for the bigger 27-inch model, then you can choose to get the 24-inch unit as it is available starting from $110.
The 24MP88HV-S model by LG uses an IPS panel encapsulated in an Infinity Display bezels with 2.5 thickness. This monitor comes with great image quality and 5ms fast response time, a Black Stabilizer and sRGB 99%, Flicker Safe, Color Calibrated technology, and Smart Energy Saving when not in use. This model comes with support for VESA 75x75 mount capability. Also, it features two 5W audio speakers, 1000:1 color contrast, 250 nits brightness on a 24-inch screen.
This LG is one of the best models that you can pair with your gaming consoles, but it comes with a much higher price tag than the other models presented in this post. If you don't want to pay the full $450 price for this monitor, then you can choose to wait for it go on sale.
The LG 27UK850-W is a 4K UltraHD IPS monitor that should prove to be a great buy for your gaming console. It also supports HDR10 with a maximum brightness value set at 350nits. When connected to a console you can activate the Game mode and the monitor will automatically enable its Black Stabilizer and the Dynamic Action Sync technology that should help you enjoy a smooth gaming session.
This model comes with 32-inch VA 4K UltraHD panel with HDR10 capabilities. If you own numerous games that only support FullHD resolution, then the EW3270U by BenQ is capable of using Super Resolution function for better image clarity. It sports eye-care technology that will greatly reduce the strain on your eyes after long gaming sessions.
The BenQ EW3270U comes with Brightness Intelligence Plus Technology that adjusts brightness and color accuracy depending on the light intensity in your room. Also, on this model you can find Flicker-free technology that greatly improves your gaming. The panel type on this model is VA and it uses an LED backlight with 3000:1 contrast, 4ms response time, 16:9 aspect ratio and 1.07 billion colors. The color gamut on this model is set at 95% DCI-P3 and 140 pixels-per-inch and 1o bit colors. Another cool thing about it is that it comes with two 2W built-in speakers and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
NOTE: the guide contains some older gaming monitors, but these are still going strong and are offering excellent performance no matter the game you wish to play on your console. We will post an update later this year containing all the newly released gaming monitors designed to work with the next-gen Gaming Consoles (PS5 and Xbox Series X).