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Top Tips On Choosing A Good Computer Monitor

You should be aware that the monitor is among the most important parts of your personal computer, and is one of the high-value components of that system. It is the one that displays the output regarding graphics (images) and text enabling you to get the information you need. There are many questions that should cross your mind whenever you are planning to buy a monitor. Which is the best size? What amount of money should I reasonably spend on a good monitor? Which one will serve several purposes? If it is for gaming, you may ask yourself, Which is the best gaming monitor? The following are some top tips on choosing a good monitor.

Choosing the best gaming monitor

The intended use

woman playing gameYou need to choose a monitor with the use you want to put it to in mind. If the monitor is meant for watching movies, you may need a monitor that is big and with good clarity. If you intend to use it for graphic designing, a big monitor with high resolution will be the perfect choice so that you can see the images well without having to zoom out, and possibly messing with the details of the picture. For doing a lot of work involving texts, like emailing, a low-resolution monitor is suitable.

The working space available and size of the monitor

Your choice of the monitor should be influenced by the working space you have on your desk. A cathode ray tube (CRT) monitor will call …

War of the Consoles

game stickThe Playstation 4 vs Xbox One war that Sony and Microsoft have been waging on the video-game front has undoubtedly reached a new level. A lot of Xbox One users have been praising Microsoft for keeping its promise of releasing regular updates to their console every month.

The updates almost always focus on enhancing the entertainment aspects of the Xbox One, rather than on its actual games. For the Playstation 4, it’s the exact opposite, as there is usually a long interval in their update releases. And the updates almost always deal with improving support for their games.

From these facts alone, it is clear that the battle is a close one; although, the PS4 seems to be gaining the upper hand. And this is made more apparent by the comparisons we have made below.

Price

As of this writing and according to the main Playstation website, the PS4’s recommended retail price is £349.99. This is evidently a lot more expensive than the Xbox One, whose standalone price tag has since gone down to $349. Take note that this does not include Kinect, which is what makes the Xbox One shine. With Kinect, a single Xbox One console costs $499, which is still a few dollars cheaper than the PS4. If the two consoles are bundled with a game, they cost around £20+ more. So for the pricing battle, the Xbox One is certainly the way to go if you have a tight budget.


Interface

On how the interface of …