5 Best Ultrawide Gaming Monitors

best ultrawide gaming monitor

No long boring introduction here. I assume you may already have decided to purchase a Ultrawide Gaming monitor, I ll list out the BEST ULTRAWIDE GAMING MONITORS available now.


Best UltraWide Gaming Monitor List


#5 Samsung 34-Inch CF791 Curved Widescreen Monitor

The gorgeous extra-large-screen gaming monitor that uses Quantum Dot technology and a Vertical Alignment (VA) panel to deliver vibrant colors against an inky-black background. It has an excellent color accuracy and features and the gaming performance is top.

Design and Features

The CF791 employs Quantum Dot technology s based on a 34-inch Vertical Alignment (VA) panel. It uses nano size light without consuming a lot of power to deliver vivid colors. The curvature of CF791’s 1,500R which is less compared to some of the other competitiors. The resolution is 3,440-by-1,440 and a refresh rate of 100Hz. The aspect ratio is 21:9 and a contrast ratio of 3,000:1. It has a peak brightness of 300 cd/m2 and a 4-millisecond (gray-to-gray) pixel response. It supports AMD’s FreeSync anti-tearing technology.

The screen is silver covered with white bezel free cabinet and is supported by a round based arm. It provides 4 inches of height adjustability and 36 degrees of tilt. In the connectivity part there are two HDMI 2.0 inputs, a DisplayPort input, a power jack, and a USB 3.0 upstream port which was situated behind a removable panel at the rear of the cabinet. Two USB 3.0 downstream ports, a headphone jack, and a small joystick controller is situated at the rear of the cabinet facing outward. It comes up with a 7watt speaker which is moderately loud.

The additional features that CF791 includes six Color Temperature settings, a Game mode, Red, Green, and Blue intensity settings, and an Eye Saver (low blue light) setting. PiP settings are also included but advanced six color settings are missing.

CF791 comes with one-year warranty for parts, labor, and backlight and the box includes DisplayPort, HDMI, and USB cables, a mini-DisplayPort adapter, a VESA wall-mounting plate, and a Quick Setup guide.

Performance

The color displays or accuracy is excellent, a bit down in the case of green color. The CF791 did a good job of displaying light shades of gray but a little trouble in the dark end. he VA panel provided wide viewing angles, with no color shifting. Gaming performance are superb with fast motions and no blurring or choppiness. The curved screen provides peripheral vision and input lag is 23.9 millisecond .The power consumption at standard mode is 45 watts and 36 watts with eco saving plus. 

Conclusion

Samsung 34-inch CF791comes with curved widescreen and uses uantum Dot technology to deliver rich, vibrant colors. Gamers will appreciate the panel’s 100Hz refresh rate, as well as AMD’s FreeSync technology and is specially noted for extra-large-screen gaming monitors.


#4 Acer XR382CQK

The newest and the biggest member of Acer family XR382CQK. It has an awesome 38 inch In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel and uses AMD’s FreeSync adaptive synchronization technology. It comes with four-port USB 3.0 hub, numerous digital video ports and excellent gaming features. One of the prime choice for extra large gaming monitors.

Design and Features

It measures 3.1 by 35.3 by 12.1 inches (HWD). It comes with optional visa mounting kit so that you can hang the 24 pound cabinet on a wall. It is a bezel free cabinet with black in color and is supported by a metal V shaped stand. It provides 5 inches of height, 40 degrees of tilt, and 60 degrees of swivel adjustability, and has a built-in cable organizer. It comes up with 12 strip of LED in white, red, blue, green, or orange colors which can be chaged randomly and is situated at the bottom edge of the cabinet.

It has 2300R curvature and WQHD+ (3,840-by-1,600) panel. It has a peak brightness of 300 cd/m2, a 1,000:1 native contrast ratio, a 21:9 aspect ratio, a 75Hz refresh rate, and a 5-millisecond pixel response. It has a 7 watt built in speaker which is loud.

Connectivity options two HDMI ports, one of which is MHL port, a display port output, display port input, a USB-C upstream port, a headphone jack. All these ports are downward facing. The power button comes in the right side of the rear cabinet and in addition to that three function buttons for navigating the settings and menus and a four way joystick. Three picture presets for User, Eco, Standard, Movie and Graphics modes and for Action and Racing. Picture settings include Sharpness,BlueLight Brightness, Contrast and Black Boost. Other settings includes Picture-by-Picture (PbP), Picture-in-Picture (PiP), ambient light settings and Daisy Chain setting.

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Acer XR382CQK comes up with three year warranty on labor, parts and backlight and the box contains a DisplayPort cable, USB-C cable, an HDMI cable, a Quick Start guide, and a VESA mounting plate for use with an optional wall-mounting kit.

Performance

Excellent gaming performance with fast motion without a minor screen tearing.Enabling FreeSync eliminated the tearing and made gameplay appear noticeably smoother in both games. The input lag is measured as 12.3 millisecond. Color Accuracy was good and it appeared well saturated and uniform in the DisplayMate Color Purity and Uniformity tests. It offers a solid gray scale performance too. 

On standard mode it consumes 54 watts of power and 43 watts in Eco mode.

Conclusion

It’s a bit pricy but you will get an excellent choice for gaming with generous features and stupendous performance. Its massive with38-inch IPS panel delivers excellent grayscale performance and accurate colors. It includes support for FreeSync technology and multiple gaming presets. 


#3 LG 38UC99-W

Bigger.. Better.. LG 38UC99-W comes with a 38 inch curved screen monitor specially designed for professionals and gamers. It uses AMD’s FreeSync technology to deliver smooth gaming performance, accurate colors, good gray scale performance, In plane switching technology and very good viewing angle. In addition to this it possess multiple gaming presets, blue reduction technology, hub with USB C connectivity, a powerful Bluetooth audio system and an ergonomic stand.

Design and Features

38UC99-W requires a huge desktop to accommodate 18.3 by 35.3 by 9 inches (HWD). The cabinet is in white and features a zero-bezel design and silver trim. The cabinet is 16.9 pound which was supported by a curved metal stand. It provides 20 degrees of tilt adjustability and 4.3 inches of height. You will get a loud audio output with 10 watt in built speakers. 

The WQHD+ (3,840-by-1,600) panel has a 2,300R curvature. The maximum refresh rate of 38UC99-W is 75Hz, a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, peak brightness of 300 cd/m2,and a 1:9 aspect ratio. It supports AMD’s FreeSync technology, and has a native 5-millisecond pixel response.

In the connectivity part it has two HDMI inputs, two USB 3.0 downstream ports, a USB-C upstream port, a DisplayPort input, and a headphone jack which is situated at the rear of the cabinet, facing outward. It also has a built in Bluetooth radio.

In the middle of the bottom edge of the cabinet there is a joystick button positioned which is used to navigate on screen menus, to turn the monitor on and off etc. Quick settings includes screen off, Contrast, Brightness, Volume etc and input settings includes changing aspect ratio, selecting video source etc and PbP settings. 11 picture presets are in picture menu which includes four gaming and two dark room.

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38UC99-W has one-year warranty on parts, labor, and backlight comes up short, and the box contains HDMI and DisplayPort cables, a USB-A-to-USB-C adapter, a USB-C cable, a Quick Start guide, and a resource CD containing a User Manual and drivers.

Performance

The 38UC99-W is an all-around stellar performer with good display of light and dark shades of grey. There is no noticeable loss of color quality or luminance during wide viewing angle. Gaming performance was outstanding with 11.3-millisecond input lag and also has a minor screen tearing. The power consumption is 49 watts.

Conclusion

The biggest gaming monitor with a wealth of gamer friendly features which includes AMD’s FreeSync anti-tearing technology, powerful Bluetooth audio system, multiple gaming presets and motion-blur-reduction technology. Editors choice for top pick for wide screen monitors.


#2 BenQ XR3501

PROS

Dark blacks. 

Immersive gaming experience. 

Good gray-scale and motion performance in testing.

CONS

Only 1080p resolution. 

Lacks USB ports. 

Tilt-only stand. 

Middling color accuracy on our tests.

Design & Features

The 35 inch curved enormous ultra wide gaming monitor with a Vertical Alignment (VA) panel that delivers solid gaming and gray-scale performance. BenQ XR3501 ($999.99) Designed for gamers, is equipped with a 35 inch Vertical Alignment (VA) panel with a 2,000R curvature radius and a 21:9 aspect ratio. Its color accuracy is excellent but it lacks a USB connectivity. The resolution is 2,560-by-1,080 compare to others. The screen comes with a matte black cabinet with silver trim which is framed by thin bezels. The cabinet is 24 pound and is supported by V shaped stand. The stand offers tilt adjustability, but does not let you adjust the panel’s height.

In the connectivity part it has a a full-size DisplayPort input,

a headphone jack, an audio-out jack, two HDMI inputs, and an audio out and audio in jack. There are mounting holes for hanging the cabinet on a wall. The function keys and a power switch are beneath the lower bezels which is used to success the setting menus and as hot keys for Preset mode, input source etc.

Standard, Movie, sRGB, Racing, First Person Shooter (FPS)1, FPS2, Photo, and two user-defined Custom settings are the nine Picture presets and the basic picture settings includes Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Gamma, and Color temperature, and advanced settings. Advanced Settings includes Super Resolution, color vibrance, Black eQualizer, Low Blue Light etc.

BenQ comes with HDMI and DisplayPort cables and a resource CD containing drivers and a User Guide and has three year warranty on parts, labor, and backlight.

Performance

Sharp picture quality with vibrant colors but less image details while comparing to Acer Predator X34 and the Dell UltraSharp U3415W etc.

Conclusion

Comes in the category of ultra wide screen monitors BenQ XR3501 comes with excellent gaming features and superb performance. Editors choice for value for money and the rating is 3.5 out of 5.


#1 Acer Predator X34 – The Best Ultrawide Gaming Monitor

PROS

Cool design. 

USB hub. 

Gamer-centric settings. 

Supports G-Sync anti-tearing technology. 

Excellent performance in testing.

CONS

Expensive. 

Only two video inputs.

The Acer Predator X34 is a gamer friendly curved widescreen monitor with excellent performance and features. It’s our one of the top pick for big-screen, ultra-wide gaming monitors. It comes up with Nvidia’s G-Sync anti-tearing technology. The rich, accurate color is produced by  In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel 

It has two video inputs and built with gaming friendly features like customizable game profiles, and LED lighting effects and aim points. Editors’ primary Choice for big-screen, ultra-wide gaming monitors.

Design and Features

X34 cabinet is enormous with 14.8 by 32.2 by 4 inches (HWD). It has a glossy black finish, bezel free design with a Predator logo on the front. It has 3,440-by-1,440 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio and uses In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology. The curvature radius is 3,800R and has a matte anti-glare coating. The V shaped aluminium stand supports the 20 pound cabinet. It offers 40 degrees of tilt and 5 inches of height adjustability. For mounting there are 4 VESA mounting holes. 

It comes up with a pair of 7 watt speakers which uses DTS sound technology and has a generous bass response. At the back all the I/O ports are located facing outward. You only get two video inputs with this model (DisplayPort and HDMI), but it is equipped with a headphone jack and five-port USB 3.0 hub.

Right to the bottom edge of the cabinet a Power switch and five red function buttons are located. The settings menus are identified by these buttons and use on-screen labels that makes navigating the menus easy and also serve as hot keys. The functions includes adjusting speaker volume, selecting a overdrive mode, selecting one of three-user defined game profiles, toggling between inputs etc.

Picture settings includes Brightness, Dark Boost,Low Blue Light, Contrast and Adaptive Contrast. There are five picture presets, including User, Standard, Movie, Graphics, and Eco modes.

The X34’s Aim Point feature helps the gamers to improve shooting skills and offers three different aiming targets for use with first-person-shooter (FPS) games. The LED lights situated at the bottom of the cabinet are enabled by Ambient Light feature.

The Predator X34 covered by a 3-year warranty on parts, labor, and backlight. The box consists of HDMI cables and display ports, a USB upstream cable, a Quick Start Guide, and the above-mentioned wall mounting plate and screws.

Performance

The differentiator….Performance is outstanding while comparing to any other competitiors. Color accuracy is spot on with no blurring.

Specifications

Aspect Ratio:                          21:9

Built-In Speakers:                   Yes

Built-in TV Tuner:                    None

Depth:                                      12.2 inches

Diagonal Screen Size:                        34 inches

EnergyStar Compliance:        Yes

Height:                                     23.1 inches

Landscape/Portrait Pivot:       No

Microphone:                            No

Native Resolution:                  3440 x 1440

PC Interfaces:                         HDMI

Pixel Response Time (Gray to Gray):4 milliseconds

Rated Contrast Ratio:              1000:1

Stand Supplied?:                    Yes

Stand: Height:                         Yes

Stand: Swivel:                         No

Stand: Tilt:                               Yes

Supported Video Formats:      1080p

USB Ports:                              5

Video Interfaces:                    DisplayPort , HDMI

Warranty Labor:                      36 months

Warranty Parts:                       36 months

Webcam:                                 Yes

Weight:                                    21.8 lb

Widescreen:                            Yes

Width:                                      32.2 inches

Conclusion

You will feel an awesome gaming experience with Predator which is richly equipped with features and performance with this one. That we guarantee.