LG just made the Best Monitor of 2019 – 27GL850 Review

  • Published: 31 July 2019
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    LG’s claim that their new UltraGear lineup of gaming monitors sport 1ms pixel response time is pretty alluring, especially since they already have high refresh rate (144Hz), Adaptive-Sync variable refresh rate, and Nano Cell accurate colors! Check it out here:

    Buy LG UltraGear IPS 1ms 27GL850 on Amazon: geni.us/j1cvE

    More info on LG's site - LG Nano IPS 1ms GtG 27GL850: bit.ly/2SV8I3E

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  • Linus Tech Tips
    Linus Tech Tips   4 months back

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    • InS MrSkarllate
      InS MrSkarllate  3 weeks back

      @brooks charles
      Not as good as 240 hz, but it's a great monitor, it would be a good buy

    • brooks charles
      brooks charles  3 weeks back

      what you think about asus VG248QG 165hz 0.5ms?

    • InS MrSkarllate
      InS MrSkarllate  3 weeks back

      Best 2019 monitor is the AOG monitor with 240mhz 0.5s

    • Zealt qwerty
      Zealt qwerty  1 months back

      Bought this monitor just 2 weeks after it came out through a rep at Best Buy in Calgary. Payed $200 SO WORTH IT. I went from a shitty 1680x1050 VGA DVI 59 hz monitor to this one. Now that's what I call an upgrade. have to say its THE best monitor I've ever had. The options for the cross hair oddly work out for a lot of games like: L4D1&2, CSGO, CSS, Gmod, HL1, HL2, 7DTD, R6S, KF1&2, etc. If you're game has a accurate but hard to see cross hair/reticle THIS makes aiming in some of those games really easy. Not trying to act like a sponsor, but this monitor truly deserves credit. Personally I recommend the Red Plus cross hair for Killing Floor, Gmod, Half-life, Rainbow 6 Siege, Left 4 Dead 1&2, and 7 Days to Die.

    • SlyFox
      SlyFox  1 months back

      Linus Tech Tips please do a review on the vg279q and the pg279q they’re both ips 1ms monitors 1080p and 1440p

  • Shavon Stefanie
    Shavon Stefanie  20 hours back

    "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best gaming monitor *scafe.shop/tbgm2019?iL* hope it helps you out too!"

  • Titan
    Titan  1 days back

    When are you going to review,
    titan army 34g6r 34??

    34" 1440p 144hz 1500r curved ultrawide for only $440.

    • Stable Stoic
      Stable Stoic  1 days back

      A video on the optimal 4K TV, what htz etc to pair up with the next gen consoles. Haven't seen any Channels touch on this yet.

      • Woland Photography
        Woland Photography  2 days back

        Fu... the HDR, i'm looking for great colors for photo editing, 144hz 1440p for gaming

        • Gainz Cartel
          Gainz Cartel  2 days back

          Just bought one at Costco for 199.99 😛

          • Best Product
            Best Product  3 days back

            Best Monitor - Samsung Electronics LC49HG90DMNXZA CHG90 Series Curved 49-Inch Gaming Monitor (Renewed)


            • Lusberg
              Lusberg  4 days back

              chonky boi

              • 通关文牒
                通关文牒  4 days back

                never set "Respanse Time" to "Faster"

                • waalex11
                  waalex11  5 days back

                  I'll wait till RTings.com has its legit input lag stats. But even then, I won't be looking at this one.

                  • Philipp Pudelko
                    Philipp Pudelko  5 days back

                    0:23 which monitor?

                    • Vladislav Rokotov
                      Vladislav Rokotov  5 days back

                      Ты на петушару похож...

                      • dontgrillme
                        dontgrillme  7 days back

                        not 240 hz not best

                        • Preston Hogan
                          Preston Hogan  7 days back

                          I love just hearing him talk and then I realize I’m slow 🥺

                          • Raava
                            Raava  1 weeks back

                            6:18 dude noticed he was on screen and ran away lol

                            • The Guy
                              The Guy  1 weeks back

                              So nvidia user's can forget about this right? I almost fell for it...coming from the acer predator z301c...

                              • urek mazino
                                urek mazino  1 weeks back

                                this or the tuf gaming vg27aq ?

                                • urek mazino
                                  urek mazino  2 days back

                                  @Zazie900 tried to search the availability of LG and it's nowhere to be found unless you'd like a renewed item from amazon or you're in canada. Would go with Asus not because of the quality but availability :3

                                • Zazie900
                                  Zazie900  2 days back

                                  Did you pick one? thats exactly what im wonder right now lol

                              • Robert van der Wal
                                Robert van der Wal  1 weeks back

                                What is the best overdrive for call of duty? Off, normal or medium?

                                • My Channel
                                  My Channel  1 weeks back

                                  Maybe compare Asus TUF VG27AQ with this

                                  • Muzammil Abubakr
                                    Muzammil Abubakr  1 weeks back

                                    this vs pg279q which one should i buy

                                    • James Caywood
                                      James Caywood  1 weeks back

                                      What's the best gaming monitor for xbox one x ? For refresh rate and stuff

                                      • BMX_pro_ 9
                                        BMX_pro_ 9  1 weeks back

                                        A 60hz 4K monitor with a va panel, the Xbox one x like any other console can only output 60 FPS so it would be a waste of money, but it can output 4K so 4K would be worth it

                                    • Brian Keegan
                                      Brian Keegan  1 weeks back

                                      PSA: If you're looking for an alternative to this for less money, check out the LG 27GL83A-B. It is practically the same exact monitor except it is sRGB and doesn't support DCI P3 or HDR. Some even say it has better contrast than the LG 27GL850. The LG 27GL83A-B is $380 USD on Amazon.

                                      • ll Tezren
                                        ll Tezren  2 weeks back

                                        My Acer Nitro VG271U begs to differ.

                                        • Kaloyan Bankov
                                          Kaloyan Bankov  2 weeks back

                                          This vs the benq ex with the same panel?

                                          • Week Old Watermelon
                                            Week Old Watermelon  2 weeks back

                                            Omg this made me dizzy... anyone else?

                                            • herpadjerp maplurp
                                              herpadjerp maplurp  2 weeks back

                                              What's the difference between the 27GL850 and the 27GL850-B ?? I can't find anything on that, B version means?

                                              • herpadjerp maplurp
                                                herpadjerp maplurp  1 weeks back

                                                @David A. Thanks!

                                              • David A.
                                                David A.  1 weeks back

                                                exact same model, there's just one version of this product, "-B" it's naming conventions for specific markets.

                                            • Fan Jkl
                                              Fan Jkl  2 weeks back

                                              Market will be happy if they make 1080p 24”!!

                                              • Asyra Cat
                                                Asyra Cat  2 weeks back

                                                so would this monitor be ok for both : gaming AND creative work ?

                                                • Arider
                                                  Arider  1 weeks back

                                                  Asyra Cat yes

                                              • Sporkinstien
                                                Sporkinstien  2 weeks back

                                                So like I searched "budget pc monitors" and this is video 3 from the top lol 500$ ain't budget youtube. Love the video regardless though lol

                                                • R-A
                                                  R-A  2 weeks back

                                                  This is 4k?

                                                  • CiyborgCommando
                                                    CiyborgCommando  2 weeks back

                                                    3:27 was that intentional? lol

                                                    • Ancient Of Days
                                                      Ancient Of Days  2 weeks back

                                                      but it's expensive...!

                                                      • brian mcintosh
                                                        brian mcintosh  2 weeks back

                                                        Love the Justin Bieber music

                                                        • Andrew
                                                          Andrew  2 weeks back

                                                          The screen tearing at 0:23. Woof!

                                                          • EhCloserLook
                                                            EhCloserLook  2 weeks back

                                                            This stuff is insane. I just want a good gaming experience. Why do these things have to be so technical??? R U kidding me with the 3!!! categories for G-Sync products!!! Come on, man!

                                                            • Marc Rover
                                                              Marc Rover  2 weeks back

                                                              What about the AOC CQ32G1?
                                                              Same specs, 32', 300$
                                                              That's the monitor I went with.

                                                              • Patrick Lum
                                                                Patrick Lum  2 weeks back

                                                                Do you recommend getting a 24 inch or 27 inch? I play games like r6

                                                                • daniel carcaño sanchez

                                                                  Gigabyte AORUS FI27Q or 27GL850 ?

                                                                  • SWAGKING
                                                                    SWAGKING  2 weeks back

                                                                    I just got this monitor and when I searched it this is the first video

                                                                    • MaX EQ
                                                                      MaX EQ  2 weeks back

                                                                      What is the best monitor for graphic design and 3d design

                                                                      • TNT93o
                                                                        TNT93o  3 weeks back

                                                                        what about LG 27GL83A? Is the extra $100 worth it for this monitor?

                                                                        • Principe Yuu
                                                                          Principe Yuu  3 weeks back

                                                                          I'm glad you address the g-sync. It's fast and compatible. But it can become the real thing... in a year.

                                                                          • Charles Flamand
                                                                            Charles Flamand  3 weeks back

                                                                            Do the Alienware 240 hz 1 ms IPS

                                                                            • Freddy Flips
                                                                              Freddy Flips  3 weeks back

                                                                              Is this good for consoles?

                                                                              • Juneao Alfred
                                                                                Juneao Alfred  3 weeks back

                                                                                3:30 owhh yeahh.. keep going.. ugh..

                                                                              • Sptzle
                                                                                Sptzle  3 weeks back

                                                                                Soo which one should be my next monitor? This one or the Asus VG27AQ?
                                                                                The (not really a) review of the asus makes it hard to decide. Especially with the complaints about flickering with elmb popping u

                                                                                • Thomas A
                                                                                  Thomas A  2 days back

                                                                                  @Zazie900 I'm leaning towards the VG27AQ, even though the TUF lineup is more on the budget side. If it doesn't last long the next option for me would be the ROG lineup, an Acer Predator, or an Alienware monitor.

                                                                                • Zazie900
                                                                                  Zazie900  2 days back

                                                                                  what did you go with?

                                                                                • Thomas A
                                                                                  Thomas A  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Exactly what I'm thinking

                                                                              • Nellius Brown
                                                                                Nellius Brown  3 weeks back

                                                                                How is it the best monitor of 2019 if the resolution is only 2k????

                                                                                It’s a good monitor, but 4K monitors do exist & would be considered better.

                                                                                • Bastianlervik
                                                                                  Bastianlervik  3 weeks back

                                                                                  And because barely any rigs are able to run 4k games at good framerates with good graphics

                                                                                • James Martin
                                                                                  James Martin  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Because 4K 144Hz monitors are $2000

                                                                              • Jericho
                                                                                Jericho  3 weeks back

                                                                                NO RGB MEANS ITS SLOW AND I CANT GAME