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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Monitor deals in 2020

Scope out the biggest discounts on LCD, LED and 4K monitors.

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What to consider when buying a monitor

Size

Large screens are great for playing games or increasing productivity by cramming more windows into your field of view. But while you may be tempted to go big or go home, keep in mind screen size is a balancing act.

Most desks don’t easily accommodate a massive 32-inch monitor. And the larger the screen, the less sharp the image will be. A 1080p image might look crisp on a 24-inch display, but gets fuzzy when blown up on a 32-inch monitor.

Resolution

Most monitors feature at least 1080p, but plenty offer 1440p and 4K resolutions for a sharper, more detailed picture. The catch? Higher resolutions require more powerful hardware, especially if you plan on playing games above 1080p or using multiple programs on the same display.

Make sure your PC has a sufficient graphics card before dropping cash on a high-end 4K monitor.

Refresh rate

Higher refresh rates mean smoother motion and more responsive gaming. Refresh rate simply means how many times per second a monitor displays a new image, creating the illusion of motion. A 60Hz display is capable of displaying 60 images a second, whereas a 120Hz display can display 120 images a second.

But like resolution, you need a powerful PC to deliver stable gaming performance at higher refresh rates. So keep that in mind as you ogle those fancy 144Hz monitors.

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