When looking for a monitor, be it for general use of for gaming, you always strive to seek out certain qualities. This could mean looking for a high-resolution monitor or finding a model that has a high refresh rate, which is great for gaming.
AOC is an international manufacturer of electronics, and they also deal with the creation of monitors of all sorts, from your general work monitors to high-end gaming monitors that may ruin your account balance.
We’ve decided to compile a list of the top 5 best monitors we could find, which we think will suit the widest variety of users and tastes.
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The e1659Fwu USB Monitor is a small monitor that features a foldable flexi-stand for viewing in landscape or portrait mode. It also has a unique auto-pivot feature that automatically adjusts the image according to the display’s orientation, similarly to an Android or iOS device.
- Multiple USB monitors can be simultaneously connected to a single laptop to function as a multi-monitor PC
- Foldable flexi-stand for portrait or landscape view in Auto-pivot mode
- Ultra-slim design for easy carry on-the-go for business presentations and frequent travelers
- The case is included
- Many users report it has a rather short life-span
The AOC U4308V is a monitor that features the much-coveted 4K Ultra HD (3840 × 2160) resolution. If you’re interested in long gaming sessions it also comes with Flicker-free and low Blue mode for eye protection,
The entire package comes with a monitor, power cord, power adapter, HDMI cable, DP cable, USB cable, Audio cable, and QSG.
- UHD 3840×2160 (4K) resolution
- IPS panel displaying over 1 billion colors producing 109% NTSC & 124% sRGB (area Percentage) color gamut coverage
- Picture-in-Picture mode and Picture-by-Picture modes for simultaneous display of multiple inputs.
- The screen is very sensitive, handle with care.
The AOC CQ27G1 is a 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitor that offers Free Sync support for a stutter-free and tear-free gaming experience at any frame rate. The immersion effect is further enhanced by the frameless design, which offers minimal bezel distraction and extra clean set-up for the ultimate battle station.
Additionally, the AMD Free Sync synchronizes the display and AMD GPU in your PC to eliminate screen tearing, stutter and input lag for faster, better gameplay.
- 27-inch diagonal
- QHD 2K 2560×1440 resolution
- 1800R curved monitor wrapping around you for an immersive gaming experience
- Rapid 1ms (MPRT) response and 144Hz refresh rate
- The brightness may be inconsistent across the screen
The E2270SWHN is your typical everyday monitor that offers great image quality at 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution. It is great for non-gaming related activities, as it is EPEAT and energy Star certified, with AOC’s e-saver software to set low-power configuration, and the user-friendly on-screen Display.
Image quality is also a highlight of this product, thanks to the slim design with extra narrow bezel, and the vibrant images with 20M: 1 contrast ratio.
- Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution
- Color support of 16.7 Million Colors
- Response Time – 5ms
- Some users reported issues with displaying text on the screen
It has a 31.5-inch viewable display that features a 1800R curvature so that it wraps its vivid colors around your natural field of view seamlessly. More so, color quality and high-resolution display make you think you are looking at a window rather than a monitor.
- 31.5-inch Curved Widescreen monitor, with 1800R curvature for a more immersive field of view
- Full HD 1920x 1080 resolution
- Narrow bezels and borders (3-sided frameless) for a sleek appearance
- Claims to be set up for gaming consoles, but lacks any speakers
Closing notes on AOC monitors
AOC may not the most well-known electronics manufacturer out there, but it does a solid job at delivering monitors that fit pretty much any need you may have, from the cheap everyday monitor you may have at work, to the top-end gaming monitor you may just dream about.
Regardless of your tastes, there’s surely at least one model you will simply fall in love with from AOC line of products.