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Dell's new 32-inch curved gaming monitor packs a 165Hz HDR display

What you need to know

  • Dell has a new 32-inch curved monitor built with gamers in mind.
  • The Dell 32 Gaming Monitor (S3220DGF) is a 32-inch curved display with HDR, QHD resolution, a 165Hz refresh rate, and AMD FreeSync 2.
  • The monitor is expected to go on sale August 28 for $600 (opens in new tab).

Alienware isn't the only brand where Dell is having some fun at Gamescom 2019 today; its own Dell gaming brand is getting some love, too. Part of that fun is the company's new Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor (S3220DGF), a display that packs in a number of saucy features for PC gamers looking for speedy, smooth framerates across every title.

At 32 inches, this curved monitor will take up a large chunk of your desk, with the curve meant to make games a little more immersive. Dell has equipped this monitor with a QHD (2560x1440) VA panel that can reach refresh rates of up to 165Hz. That's paired with DisplayHDR 400 certification, a contrast ratio of 3000:1, and greater than 90 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut.

Rounding out the feature set is support for AMD FreeSync 2. When used with an HDMI connection, FreeSync 2 can keep your framerate buttery smooth at up to 144Hz. If you opt for using the DisplayPort instead, you FreeSync 2 works at up to the monitor's maximum refresh rate of 165Hz.

The design of the Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor is unassuming, fitting in with the aesthetic of many of Dell's other monitors. Likewise, it features the company's usual cable-routing hole at the rear of the stand.

The Dell 32 Curved Gaming Monitor is expected to launch on August 28 for $600.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.