Looking to get into gaming and don’t want to spend a fortune on a 4K-capable video card and screen? You’re in luck, there are so many decent 1920x1080p monitors and budget and mid-range video cards to choose from, it’s a buyers market.
The screens in this guide all feature 1920x1080p resolution, and range in refresh rate from 60Hz to 120Hz.
With the right video card, experiencing those buttery smooth frame rates of 60 frames per second and above will be a easy – something most console gamers can only dream about.
Paired with a Nvidia GTX 1050 or an AMD RX 560 video card, these monitors will allow you to enjoy the latest games at frame rates approaching 60 frames per second, and will be kind to your wallet too.
If you’re into your e-sports, or online gaming, 1920x1080p is the optimum resolution for titles like Overwatch and CS:GO, and will be more than suitable for your needs.
If you’re into amping the video card settings up as far as you can crank ‘em and have the budget to do it, then you should probably take a look at gaming monitors that output at 2560×1440 or 4K resolutions.
Best 1080p monitors 60Hz – 120Hz (CLICK ‘READ REVIEW’ TO EXPAND)
Time to build
If you’ve never built a gaming PC before and are looking to get into PC hardware, but are unsure where to start, I’ve pulled together a comprehensive step-by-step guide on building your own gaming PC, and a series of short and simple to follow videos.
Check out the playlist below.
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