After tease us this summerAsus started putting its money where it is today, describing not one, not 2.1, but three monitors that debuted this year with HDMI 2.1 ports.
For those who are looking for that best 4K gaming monitorsHDMI 2.1 offers remarkable advantages. Limited while HDMI 2.0 4K HDMI 2.1 resolves the resolution to a refresh rate of 60 Hz and increases it to 120 Hz without compression.
After last week’s announcement that Acer’s first HDMI 2.1 monitor Asus will announce today at CES 2021 that its three HDMI 2.1 monitors, a 28-inch, a 32-inch and a 43-inch monitor, will be available in North America in the second quarter. More specific dates and prices were not shared.
Technical specifications of the Asus HDMI 2.1 monitors
|Surname||size||Panel type||resolution||Maximum update rate||reaction time||Adaptive sync||colour||HDR||Ports||extra|
|Asus TUF Gaming VG28UQL1A||28 inches||Fast IPS||3840 x 2160||144 Hz||1 ms (GTG)||AMD FreeSync Premium Pro||125% sRGB, 90% DCI-P3||DisplayHDR 400||2x HDMI 2.1, 2x HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4 DSC||Variable overdrive, ELMB sync|
|Asus ROG Swift PG32UQ||32 in||IPS||3840 x 2160||144 HHz||1ms||G-Sync compatible||98% DCI-P3||DisplayHDR 600||2x HDMI 2.1, display 1.4 DSC||ELMB Sync, variable overdrive|
|Asus ROG Strix XG43UQ||43 in||VA||3840 x 2160||144 Hz||1ms||AMD FreeSync Premium Pro||90% DCI-P3||DisplayHDR 1000||2x HDMI 2.1, 2x HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4 DSC||ELMB Sync|
In order to take advantage of HDMI 2.1, you must of course connect one of these monitors to a system with an HDMI 2.1 connection (with the correct cable). The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. have you already covered. PC gamers meanwhile need one of the best graphics cards. Only the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series and Nvidia RTX 3000 series cards support this provided you can find them in stock. HDMI 2.1 laptops aren’t available yet, but CES 2021 showed us that this should change this year, too, with options from Asus, Lenovo, and Razer.
However, if you have the right system, you can also use the monitors’ Auto Low Latency Mode feature. As part of HDMI 2.1, this enables the ideal latency setting to be automatically set for smooth, lag-free, uninterrupted viewing and interactivity Specification manufacturer Put it.
In addition to the stylish new connector, Asus has also equipped all monitors with ELMB Sync, Asus’ technology for combating motion blur. You also get DisplayPort 1.4 DSC, which allows 4K players to achieve the monitors’ maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz, albeit with compression.
The PG32UQ also comes with Nvidia reflex, an input delay analyzer designed to also combat latency. This is a nice addition when you consider that the feature was originally only available with 360 Hz monitors.
With Asus, Acer and crowdfunding Eve Spectrum All of the promising HDMI 2.1 enabled displays in 2021, 4K fans have something to keep an eye out for this year.