LG announced several new 4K Gaming Monitors in CES earlier this year. The company is now launching them one by one. The most recent addition to the lineup is the 27-inch LG’s 27GN950 UltraGear display. The 27GN950 comes with a Nano IPS Panel, which has great viewing angles and colors as compared to a standard (TN Panel) LCD Display.
The monitor has an ultra-quick 1 millisecond pixel response time. Pixel response time is the amount of time that it takes for the computer to be able to effectively change the color of a pixel. As the pixel response time is brought lower, certain distracting display artifacts, such as image ghosting, are reduced.
The LG 27GN950 is the world’s first 4K IPS 1ms GtG monitor and features a DisplayHDR 600 support, 144Hz refresh rate, and comes complete with 2 HDMI ports. Unfortunately, you won’t find a USB-C port, but they did manage to include NVIDIA G-SYNC support.
All those features and superlatives don’t come cheap. The Monitor comes with a price tag of $800 USD. Monitors have come a long way in just a few short years. We have seen response times drop and viewing angles increase dramatically. Resolutions have exploded from circa 2003’s 1024×768 to 4K’s 3840 x 2160. Oh, how far we have come.