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AOC announces massive 35-inch curved gaming monitor

By Shawn Knight ยท 9 replies
Nov 8, 2016
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  1. Chinese display manufacturer AOC has unveiled a massive 35-inch monitor squarely aimed at PC gaming enthusiasts.

    The AOC AGON AG352QCX features a 35-inch curved MVA panel sporting a resolution of 2,560 x 1,080 (21:9 aspect ratio) pixels with a maximum refresh rate of 200Hz.

    The resolution immediately stands out as being humdrum on a screen of this size although it may appeal to gamers willing to sacrifice pixel density in the name of higher frame rates. Those accustomed to high-resolution 4K screens, however, will likely be disappointed with the lack of pixels.

    The monitor, which utilizes an “optimal curve radius” of 2,000mm, also supports Adaptive-Sync technology (and FreeSync) to eliminate screen tearing issues. As for inputs, buyers will get one VGA port, a DVI port, an HDMI port and a DisplayPort as well as two USB 3.0 ports and audio jacks.

    Brightness tops out at 300 cd/m2 with a contrast ratio that can reach 2,000:1, viewing angles of 178 / 178 degrees and a response time of 4ms. The monitor offers swivel, tilt and height adjustments but there’s no option to pivot. Included with each purchase is a VGA cable, HDMI cable, DisplayPort cable, audio cables and of course, a power cable.

    The AOC AG352QCX goes on sale in Europe next month for £699 (around $865 USD).

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,259   +1,520

    To PC gaming enthusiasts that resolution is an insult, and it fades down everything else.
     
    cartera and wastedkill like this.
  3. Comanche

    Comanche TS Rookie Posts: 21   +10

    and to the masses like me, 2K resolution is simply awesome, but price....... gonna have to wait until this thing cost $300.00
     
  4. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Editor Posts: 2,275   +1,362

    I agree, 1080p! Get out AOC ;)

    This should be at least 2,560 x 1,440.
     
    Reehahs likes this.
  5. EClyde

    EClyde TS Guru Posts: 837   +226

    How far back would one have to sit to find this size useful ?
     
  6. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Editor Posts: 2,275   +1,362

    Not far, I sit pretty close to my Dell 32" and it's great :)
     
  7. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al TS Evangelist Posts: 2,066   +1,005

    Huh ..... I guess if they priced it $200 it would be worth it, but with no better resolution I wouldn't be using it for a door stop ......
     
  8. Kenrick

    Kenrick TS Addict Posts: 271   +137

    Holy c0w! Look at the back! I'm impressed at that modern design! It is like an aircraft design! Blue LED nice! And that price!



    Too bad I dont need a legacy monitor.
     
  9. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Addict Posts: 246   +93

    The pixels on this thing are so big it will look like garbage. Another pointless monitor.
     
  10. Comanche

    Comanche TS Rookie Posts: 21   +10

    I have a samsung 32 inch curved 1080p monitor , and im so glad im not jaded calling trash everything that is not 4k, even though the very same people that call it garbage are typing on a 1080p monitor
     

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