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Understanding Tech: What makes a Monitor Worth It?


When buying a monitor I would argue that the most important thing to look out for in terms of quality would be the screen size and quality of the graphics that are shown on the monitor itself. The fundamental purpose of a monitor is to display your games and other visual content, with this in mind it would make sense that you should be more inclined to find a monitor that is of high picture quality and brightness to ensure viewing comfortability and improve the immersiveness of your content.

You will be happy to know that it is not considered an extravagant feature to have a high-quality brightness and graphics clarity on the newer models of monitors, and in fact, you can pick up the best monitor for less than 10000 rupees and it is considered by many to be one of the most value for money monitors currently on the market.


Component Quality

Your monitor should be pretty stationary meaning that you won’t be moving it around a lot where it could be damaged, however, it is still very important that your monitor is made of sturdy and resilient components in order to ensure it will last a long time before needing to be replaced. If you are looking for a monitor to upgrade your gaming setup then you may want to take the opportunity to find custom gaming equipment to add a sense of style to your setup. Monitors are no longer simple and basic and there have been some pretty cool releases including steel-plated bezels and transparent chassis. Upgrading your home gaming setup is not something you do regularly so why not make the investment and buy products that not only work well but look the part also.


Extra Functions

As previously mentioned the technology and entertainment equipment industry is developing at a very rapid rate, with more and more new releases of equipment each with new innovative features to help make our lives easier, entertainment monitors are no exception to this either.

Monitors usually come equipped with basic functionality as they were used primarily for viewing content. Nowadays monitors can be found with extra cooling systems and lighting for your entire gaming setup, eco settings to ensure power is being saved where possible, and even connectivity capabilities to combine multiple monitors within a single setup. If you are a regular gamer then I would highly recommend that you look at monitors that are able to deal with future upgrades that may be coming to the tech and gaming world, this will also help avoid having to replace your monitor when the time comes that a new gaming function is released and your monitor is not compatible.



The final feature that you should definitely look at before buying a new monitor would have to be the connectivity capabilities, if a monitor is not equipped with the relevant ports and wiring to hook it up to your existing gaming or entertainment setup then it is likely that it will not work for you, or you will need to purchase additional adapters. In order to save yourself the extra expense and inconvenience then I would recommend that you look at the included ports before you buy your new monitor.

A final thing to remember about the connectivity of your monitor would be the quality of the wires you use to connect your monitor to your devices, there are many cheap designs of HDMI and aux cables that could be tempting if you are on a limited budget however, using the cheaper cables can seriously affect the graphics and audio quality.

Barbara Jones is a technology savy journalist. She loves to cover gaming, gadgets, AI and financial technology. Prior to becoming a journalist, Barbara was an IT professional.