Dark Matter Monitor MonopriceSource: Monoprice

What you need to know

  • Monoprice announced the Dark Matter gaming monitor today.
  • The monitor features an IGZO panel and delivers 100% sRGB and 100% Adobe RGB color accuracy.
  • It has a 180Hz refresh rate, a response time of 1 ms, and a 1440p resolution.
  • The Dark Matter Monitor will be available for $350 starting on August 3, 2021.

Monoprice announced its new Dark Matter gaming monitor today. The 27-inch monitor has a long list of features geared toward gamers and only costs $350. For that price, the monitor has a 1440p resolution, a 180Hz refresh rate, a 1 ms response time, and support for Adaptive Sync. You'll be able to purchase the Dark Matter monitor for $350 starting on August 3, 2021.

The Dark Matter monitor has an IGZO display that delivers 100% sRGB and 100% Adobe RGB color accuracy. It also has a 1-Year PixelPerfect guarantee. If you find any dead pixels within the first year of having the monitor, Monoprice will replace it.

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The IGZO panel is the standout feature of the Dark Matter monitor. IGZO panels are used in some of the best laptops, including the Dell XPS 13 and the Razer Book 13. IGZO displays have color saturation and contrast similar to AMOLED panels but have a natural look similar to IPS/LED displays.

Category Dark Matter monitor from Monoprice
Screen size 27-inch
Panel IGZO
Resolution 2560x1440
Refresh rate 180Hz
Aspect ratio 16:9
Brightness 400 cd/m²
Response time 1 ms
Adaptive Sync Yes
Ports DisplayPort 1.4a, 3x HDMI 2.0, USB-C
Contrast ratio 1000:1
Color 100% sRGB, 100% Adobe RGB
Price $350

You can't fully judge any monitor based solely on specs, but the Dark Matter gaming monitor compares well with the best gaming monitors in its price range on paper. It's impressive to see an IGZO panel on a 27-inch display. We'll have a full review of the monitor soon.

Dark Matter Monitor Monoprice

Dark Matter gaming monitor

This 27-inch gaming monitor features an IGZO panel and with a refresh rate of 180Hz and a response time of 1 ms. It also supports Adaptive Sync to smooth out gameplay.

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