A good monitor makes all of the difference when you spend several hours a day in front of one, and as we slowly transition into higher resolution panels there’s plenty to be excited about right now. Gamers may want something with refresh rates higher than 60Hz and support for Nvidia or AMD’s variable refresh rate technology, while media professionals will prioritize the best quality panel above all else. Or maybe you’re not strictly in one group or the other and are looking for a nice balance between image quality, features, ergonomics, connectivity and screen size relative to a certain budget. After looking at some of the best monitors in the market, and hundreds of professional and user reviews, these are our picks for best monitors in a few distinct categories. Read on and check out the best monitors out there.