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The Best Monitors for Photo Editing in 2021

Whether you're a creative pro, an amateur enthusiast, or a student learning the trade, here's how to shop for a display to use for photo work—plus the top picks from our lab-tested reviews.

By Tony Hoffman

The Best Computer Monitors for 2021

Make the most of your movies, games, or work with the right desktop monitor. Here's all you need to know when shopping, plus the best gaming and productivity panels we've tested, backed by hundreds of deep-dive reviews.

By Tony Hoffman

The Best Portable Monitors for 2021

Whether you're a traveling exec, a gamer, or a graphic designer, a portable second monitor can add both screen room and an extra dimension to your work or play. We tested most of the majors on the market.

By Tony Hoffman

Lepow Lite H1 Portable Monitor Review

3.5

The Lepow Lite H1 Portable Monitor, a compact, easy-to-pack 14-inch display, provides excellent color coverage at an aggressive price. We'd just like to see a bit more panel brightness.

By Tony Hoffman

HP Preps 7 New Gaming Monitors With 165Hz Refresh Rates

Four of the monitors have flat-screen IPS panels while the remaining three feature curved screens. The most expensive model, a 34-inch ultra-widescreen 1440p monitor, lands in September for $459.

By Michael Kan

The Best 4K Monitors for 2021

Fast becoming staples on the desks of gamers and creative pros, 4K monitors are falling in price—but getting more complicated to buy. Here's how to shop for an ultra-high-definition (UHD) display, plus our top picks, backed by deep-dive reviews.

By Chris Stobing

The Best Ultrawide Monitors for 2021

Super-size, extra-wide monitors for productivity work, pro media editing, and gaming are transforming the desktop experience. Ready to go (really) big? Check out the top-performing sprawling displays we've tested.

By Tony Hoffman

Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor (AW2721D) Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

If you want your multiplayer and single-player games to look their best at 1440p, the Alienware 27 Gaming Monitor should be a top pick on your list.

By Chris Stobing

BenQ Mobiuz EX3415R Review

3.5

Its panel is twitch-quick, but the underwhelming HDR and high price of BenQ's Mobiuz EX3415R keep it from hitting the heights set by competing ultrawide gaming monitors.

By Chris Stobing

6 Ways to Improve Your Dual Monitor Setup

If you're using two or more monitors, there are a few things you can do to optimize your computer setup.

By Whitson Gordon

Looking Glass Unveils Second-Gen Holographic Displays at 4K, 8K Resolutions

Set to start shipping in the fall, the 4K model will cost $3,000 while the 8K version is going for $17,500.

By Michael Kan

Testing Nvidia's Latency Analyzer: Can It Help You Become an Esports Pro?

In a hypercompetitive world where milliseconds make all the difference, esports players need tools like Nvidia Latency Analyzer and Reflex + Boost to frag at their most precise. How does it work in practice?

By Chris Stobing

The Best Budget Monitors for 2021

If you shop wisely, $200 or less can land you a midsize monitor with wide color coverage, comfy ergonomics, and maybe some surprising extras. Here's how to snag the best cheap monitor (or two of 'em!), plus top picks backed by our deep-dive reviews.

By Tony Hoffman

Dell 32 4K USB-C Hub Monitor (P3222QE) Review

3.5

The Dell 32 4K USB-C Hub Monitor is a beautiful, spacious 4K display with full sRGB color coverage. Its range of ports and flexible stand add up to a good productivity monitor for creative workers, but you will pay a hefty premium for it all.

By Tony Hoffman

The Best Computer Monitors for Business in 2021

Tasked with buying a squadron of desktop LCD monitors for your employees, or just one for a special task? Here's what you need to know, along with our top-rated, lab-tested picks all across the price spectrum.

By Tony Hoffman

The Best Curved Monitors for 2021

A boon to gamers, graphic designers, and multitaskers alike, curved monitors provide a much more immersive viewing experience than flat panels. Is one the right choice for you? Check out our buying advice and top picks, based on our deep-dive reviews.

By Tony Hoffman

espresso Display (15-inch) Review

3.5

The 15-inch espresso Display looks gorgeous and has exceptional color coverage for a portable display. You'll have to pay extra for its stand and the stylus for its touch screen, though.

By Tony Hoffman

Microsoft to Offer 'Designed for Xbox' Badges for Gaming Monitors, TVs

Microsoft creates a 'Gaming Features for Xbox' badge that'll appear on TVs and monitors designed to take full advantage of the Xbox Series X/S's gaming power.

By Michael Kan

Samsung's Latest Odyssey Monitors Drop the Curves for Flat Screens

The company announced three new models, which span from 24 inches to 28 inches in size.

By Michael Kan

The Best Gaming Monitors for 2021

Elevate your game with a gaming monitor that plays as hard as you do. These are the key things to look for in a gaming display, along with our top-ranked models. We've got deep-dive reviews of the best gaming monitors on the market.

By Chris Stobing