AOC launches affordable AGON AG322QCX curved QHD gaming display with AMD FreeSync

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While the benefits of a curved television screen are negligible (if not totally non-existent), having a curve on a computer monitor is seriously amazing. Since you sit closer to it, it creates a more immersive experience -- especially when gaming. Unfortunately, such displays can be rather pricey, making them impossible to achieve for many.

Thankfully, prices for quality curved monitors are dropping, and today, budget-friendly manufacturer, AOC, launches a very affordable such model. The AG322QCX, as it is called, is part of the company's "AGON" line of gaming displays. This 32-inch monitor features a 2560x1440 QHD resolution. Gamers will appreciate the integrated headset holder. Despite its low price tag, it even supports AMD FreeSync technology.

"The new Agon monitor also packs in additional AOC monitor technologies such as Shadow Control, AOC’s FlickerFree technology and LowBlue Mode. With AOC's Shadow Control, gamers can adjust shadow levels in the on-screen display menu to increase contrast for better dark areas without affecting the rest of the screen. Eye comfort is one of the most important considerations for outlasting the competition, and since the Agon displays are designed specifically for the competitive gamer, they feature eye-protecting AOC Flicker-Free Technology to reduce eye strain, discomfort, and fatigue during long gaming sessions. The AG322QCX goes even further with its Low Blue Light mode, reducing adverse short wavelength blue light without sacrificing color quality," says AOC.

The famed budget-friendly monitor manufacturer further says, "The display features AMD FreeSync technology to provide the smoothest, fastest and most visually stunning gaming experience. FreeSync synchronizes the display’s refresh rates to the GPU in gamers' AMD-powered PCs to eliminate screen-tearing and minimize display stutter and input lag. This results in fluid and responsive gameplay, with objects appearing sharper, scenes appearing instantly and more vibrant in visual quality than on other monitors. AMD FreeSync delivers a smooth and fast gaming experience with a serious competitive edge."

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AOC shares significant specifications below.

  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Features: LED Backlight, OLED
  • Viewable Size: 31.5-inch Viewable Diagonal Size
  • Screen Coating: Anti-Glare
  • Screen Size: 32-inch
  • Widescreen: Yes
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Viewing Angles: 178 horizontal / 178 vertical viewing angles
  • Supported Resolutions: Up to 2560 x 1440
  • Maximum Resolution: 2560 x 1440
  • Color Support: 16.7 million
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.272mm
  • Response Time: 4ms
  • Brightness: 300 cd/m2
  • Native Contrast Ratio: 2,000:1
  • Horizontal Scan Range: 30 KHz - 160 KHz
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 5,000:1
  • Vertical Scan Range: 50 Hz - 146 Hz
  • Speakers: 2 x Integrated 5 Watt Stereo Speakers
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 2
  • DisplayPort: 2
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Audio Input: 1
  • Headphone Jack: 1

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Ready to buy the AOC AGON QHD AG322QCX curved gaming monitor? It can be yours today for a very reasonable $399. It is being sold exclusively at Micro Center, and is in stock here.

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