At under a 150$ you can get a pretty good performance gaming monitor. The budget stays intact, the response times are superior and the all-important Free-Sync and G-Sync technologies are available in some of these monitors.

If you need a gaming monitor on a budget, we have got you covered.

ASUS VX238H

A monitor made just for gaming.

Display Size and Resolution

Screen size is 23” which is kind of ideal for reduced eye movement when playing a game.  The resolution is full HD 1920 x 1080p.

Gameplay

You won’t be disappointed with gameplay on this monitor. Whether you are a first shooter in Counter Strike or a crazy roadhog in GTA5, games run smooth as silk on this monitor when hooked up to either PS4, X-Box One or PC.

Input Lag

At just 10ms the lag is not noticeable at all. Each button press on your gamepad is instantly translated on to the screen.

Panel type

The panel type of this monitor is TN. TN is the go-to technology for gamers, it has much superior pixel response times compared to IPS or VA technology.

Response Time

As with any gaming monitor, a low response time is ideal.  The refresh rate for this model is 1ms. Consequently you will not find any blur or ghosting on this monitor.

Connectivity

It comes with 2 HDMI ports, 1 VGA port.

Audio out jack for external speakers.

The internal speakers aren’t that bad. So if you are on a low budget the internal speakers fare well unlike internal speakers on other monitors in the same price bracket

 

VIEWSONIC VX2457-MHD

Designed specifically for gaming, all metrics that matter have been well taken care of in this monitor.So here’s a list of Gaming Friendly Features you get with this monitor.

Display Size and Resolution

It is a 24”, FULL HD 1920 x 1080p display.

Panel type and Response Time

It’s a TN panel. TN panels have the fastest response time of all the technologies which makes them a top choice for playing video games.

Consequently this monitor offers a quick response time of 2ms which almost eliminates screen blurring or ghosting in fast action games.

Input Lag

It also has a very low input lag (i.e. input from PC, gaming console etc. is quickly processed). The input lag is 10ms.

Refresh Rate

A variable high refresh rate from 48-75 Hz ensures fluid gameplay during fast-paced action scenes.

Adaptive Free Sync Technology

Adaptive Free Sync Technology to synchronize graphic card frame rate with monitor frame rate. This removes screen tearing, stuttering and jerkiness for smooth gameplay.

It offers excellent visibility in dark scenes due to the black stabilization feature. The details in the dark scene are sharp and clear.

PROS:

  • Reliable good performance Gaming Monitor at a very low price
  • Great Colors
  • Connectivity: HDMI/Display Port/VGA