Tech Review Tuesday: LG 25UM56P vs Asus VG245HE
Posted 18th September 2018 By: Derpina    242 Views
Esports News – The more you know about the inner workings of a computer, the easier it is to make informed decisions about what type of equipment you should use for competitive or casual gaming. There might be just one or two pieces of hardware that could help you excel in the most stressful situations while playing. So if you’re a beginner, it is necessary to understand the types of brands and products that can guide you in getting started.
Given that account, this week’s episode of Tipify gaming equipment series features two of the best gaming monitors for beginners. For new gamers who want to take the leap, make sure you check out the LG 25UM56P and Asus VG245HE.
Gaming gets real with LG’s cheap and ultrawide monitor for beginners: the LG 25UM56P. It is priced at $190 USD but offers features and dimensions exceeding the actual price. Its 25-inch screen with 1080p resolution is enough to carry 5ms response time, 60Hz refresh rate, 5,000,000:1 color contrast, and 0.2286mm pixel pitch. You are ensured that the screen won’t produce any flickering, ghosting, and blurring while handling demanding gaming. Additionally, you can also explore a more thorough setting to find your preferences as a beginner. The LG25UM56P allows the user to adjust the six color axis, gamma, color temperature, and sharpness.
Now, let’s get into the special features. Since the monitor is ultrawide, it has plenty of space. Don’t let these spaces go to waste and use the Split Screen feature where you can divide the monitor into 4 screens. There’s a total of 14 different layouts for dividing the screen, so you can multitask comfortably while gaming. Another feature that is actually common among monitors produced by LG is the Dual Controller. It allows the user to connect two PCs or gaming consoles to the monitor and have pictures of both devices on screen. Last but definitely not the least are the Dynamic Action Sync and the Black Stabilizer features that users can incorporate to the game. The Black Stabilizer brightens up the screen once the game takes you to darkened areas of the game, while the Dynamic Action Sync minimizes the amount of input lag that hinders you to take timely responses.
The Asus VG245HE is an awesome entry-level gaming monitor for beginners. It’s simple and affordable but can shock and save you under pressure. Among the neat features that it can offer, we have 1080p display, 75Hz refresh rate, 252.6 nits on the light meter, 3.29 color accuracy, and 1ms response time. It has a slightly smaller screen size than the LG 25UM56P, but its 24-inch screen is equally built for the perfect Full HD console gaming experience. The retail price in most marketplaces is at $199 USD.
Exploring the features, the monitor evidently puts the Instant Input Technology at the forefront. It offers a lag-free experience and two low input lag HDMI ports, so you can enjoy super smooth visuals and keep it hooked up to two devices. Secondly, the monitor boasts an AMD FreeSync™ technology that helps eliminate image tearing for fast gameplay over HDMI input for smooth transitions. You won’t experience screen tearing and choppy frame rates whenever you’re playing, this gives you the upper hand in first-person shooters, racing, and real-time strategy games. For resolution and graphics, Asus incorporated the Game Visual Technology to the monitor so you can have six preset display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content; this can easily be accessed through a hotkey or in the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.