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NVIDIA Reflex vows to make input lag a thing of the past

NVIDIA Reflex vows to make input lag a thing of the past

Computer games are primarily graphics-focused, with developers, publishers, and hardware makers talking a lot about refresh rates, GtG times, color gamut, and the like. In fast-paced, twitch-based competitive games, however, it isn't just the graphics lag that can make or break the game. Input lag is equally just as critical to victory or defeat, and NVIDIA's new suite of tools and technologies under the Reflex brand promises to make the fight against input lag more accessible and affordable.

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LG foldable and rollable screens are on display this week

LG foldable and rollable screens are on display this week

Samsung may have the lion's share of attention when it comes to its foldable screen in the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Flip but it is hardly the only display company playing around with the screens of the future. Although it hasn't launched any commercial product yet, LG has long been showing off its flexible screens that even go beyond simple folding or even bending. At this year's online version of the Society for Information Display conference, LG will be showcasing no less than four such applications in its "Unlimited Design Freedom Zone" that might make you wish you could actually be there.

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LG UltraGear gaming monitor combines 4K UHD with 1ms GTG speeds

LG UltraGear gaming monitor combines 4K UHD with 1ms GTG speeds

Most computer users will probably be satisfied with a large, hi-res monitor that has a bright panel and displays more or less accurate colors. Gamers, however, are a cut above the rest, even compared to those who work on multimedia content. More than just high resolutions, accurate colors, and fast refresh rates, gamers also seek out monitors with fast response times and low latencies to give them an edge over the competition, be it human or AI. LG is promising all of that in its latest UltraGear monitor that it claims is the world's first 4K IPS 1MS GTG screen built especially for gamers.

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Dell announces a ton of gaming hardware, teases XPS Desktop

Dell announces a ton of gaming hardware, teases XPS Desktop

Dell announced a bunch of new products centered around PC gaming today, and whether you game on a laptop or on a desktop, there's some kind of product aimed at you. Dell's new PC gaming products include a pair of gaming laptops, two new monitors, a desktop, and an Alienware mechanical keyboard. The company also teased the new XPS Desktop, but we're not going to learn specifics about that for awhile yet.

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2020 Acer gaming accessories include monitors, mice, and an epic gaming chair

2020 Acer gaming accessories include monitors, mice, and an epic gaming chair

In addition to announcing a new lineup of gaming notebooks and desktops today, Acer also revealed a line of gaming accessories. Acer’s announcements include a grand total of five monitors, a new Cestus gaming mouse, and even a gaming chair. If you’re surprised to see Acer announce a gaming chair, it’s safe to say you definitely aren’t alone.

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Samsung’s monstrous Odyssey gaming monitors priced and dated

Samsung’s monstrous Odyssey gaming monitors priced and dated

Back at CES 2020 - before the coronavirus pandemic brought trade shows like that to a screeching halt - Samsung unveiled two new curved gaming monitors: the Odyssey G7 and G9. At the time, we didn't have any pricing or release details about either monitor, but that's all changing today. Not only do we now know the price of the G7 and G9, but we also know that both are on the horizon.

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Samsung Odyssey G7 gaming monitor brings its 1000R curve this June

Samsung Odyssey G7 gaming monitor brings its 1000R curve this June

One of the biggest goals of computer gaming is immersion, making players feel like they're really in the world. Some strive for that with engaging gameplay and stories that feed the imagination while others aim for visuals that captivate the eyes. The latter may be harder to pull off with traditional flat screens but you don't have to dream of affordable VR headsets to have that suspension of disbelief. Monitor makers will tell you that all you need is a sufficiently curved screen and Samsung is more than willing to sell you its newest Odyssey G7 1000R curved monitor exactly for that purpose.

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Dell, XPS, Alienware computer release dates and prices revealed for Spring 2020

Dell, XPS, Alienware computer release dates and prices revealed for Spring 2020

Today we're taking a look at a variety of Dell computers set for release in May, June, and "Summer" 2020. You'll find the Dell XPS 15, XPS 17, and XPS Creator Edition ready to roll soon along with the latest refreshes and editions of the Dell G3 and Dell G5 for gaming, and Alienware computers of several sorts. On the list with upgrades aplenty are the Alienware Area-51m R2, the Alienware m15 R3, and the Alienware m17 R3. There's also an Alienware Aurora R11 and a brand new Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor to boot!

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The 13-inch MacBook Pro exposes the hole in Apple’s display range

The 13-inch MacBook Pro exposes the hole in Apple’s display range

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro is the Magic Keyboard upgrade that many would-be buyers have been waiting for, but with those controversial keys out of the way, the wish-list moves on to another gap in the range. Unlike with the 16-inch MacBook Pro launched late last year, 2020's entry-level MacBook Pro didn't step up a screen size. That means many people will be wanting to plug in an external display.

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ASUS ROG and NVIDIA reveal 360Hz G-SYNC display made for esports

ASUS ROG and NVIDIA reveal 360Hz G-SYNC display made for esports

While graphics cards tend to get a lot of attention when it comes to PC gaming hardware, enthusiasts and pro players alike will tell you that the quality of your display is very important as well. You don’t have to go far to find a PC gamer singing the praises of high refresh rate displays, with many of them using either a 144Hz or 240Hz monitor instead of the more commonly seen 60Hz monitor. NVIDIA and ASUS ROG are taking things one step further today by announcing a 360Hz display that’s compatible with G-Sync.

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HP ENVY 32 AIO, Advanced Docking Monitors promise freedom even on desks

HP ENVY 32 AIO, Advanced Docking Monitors promise freedom even on desks

The new Elite Dragonfly G2 and Spectre x360 15 may bring the promise of freedom from wires and desks but that doesn't mean that those who do need to work at home or in the office have to feel left out. There are other kinds of freedoms and HP is delivering them in two ways. The new ENVY 32 All-in-One computer gives desktop users the freedom to experience and create multimedia content in rich detail thanks to its powerful CPU and GPU combo wile the new E24d G4 and E27d G4 Advanced Docking Monitors free users from the tyranny of multiple cables.

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Acer Predator gaming monitors include 1440 nits X32 and 300Hz notebook tease

Acer Predator gaming monitors include 1440 nits X32 and 300Hz notebook tease

Acer has a trio of new Predator gaming monitors, and if you've been holding off upgrading until things like HDR, massive curved panels, and OLED arrive, now may be the time to raid your bank account. The Acer Predator X32, Predator X38, and Predator CG552K make their debut at CES 2020 this week, with sizes all the way up to a whopping 55-inches. Meanwhile, there's a tease of a new laptop notebook display that is already shaping up to wow.

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