ViewSonic XG2700-4K Gaming Monitor Review

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4K monitors have gone through a bit of a slow burn in terms of wide acceptance. Sure, no one can deny the jaw-dropping beauty of an image presented in a resolution four-times larger than 1080p, but high prices and a dearth of media content had previously kept many from taking the 4K plunge.

Thankfully, prices have come down significantly in the last year and 4K gaming is very much a mainstream reality in the era of consoles like PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X and cheaper-than-ever PC GPUs. The ViewSonic XG2700-4K (See it on Amazon) is still going to take a hefty chunk from the old wallet at almost $600, but this gorgeous 3840 x 2160 screen is a solid, near future-proof investment-particularly if you’re using an AMD graphics card and can take advantage of its FreeSync compatibility.

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