Monoprice Dark Matter 42892 is a 27-inch QHD gaming monitor with 180Hz refresh
Monoprice is a brand that in-the-know shoppers have come to love and respect. The company offers quality products at very affordable prices, including things like cables, headphones, mice, and more. If you are shopping while on a budget, you definitely need to check out the company's offerings -- including for PC gaming.
Today, Monoprice launches its latest computer monitor under its Dark Matter gaming brand. Model number 42892, as it is unimaginatively named, is a 27-inch QHD display with 180Hz refresh and a Sharp-made IGZO panel.
"Designed to be the ultimate, compact form factor gaming monitor, this 27-inch Dark Matter gaming monitor hits the sweet spot for high performance gaming including 1440p resolution, 180Hz refresh rate, and Adaptive Sync technology. Additionally, it features a SHARP IGZO panel, meaning it provides greater color accuracy, increased brightness than traditional IPS panels. Our 27-inch Dark Matter features an A+ grade panel and, as with all our monitors, is backed by our 1-Year PixelPerfect guarantee," says Monoprice.
The company also says, "2560x1440p (QHD) resolution provides stunning detail while IGZO panel technology ensures rich, accurate color reproduction and fast 1ms response times. With 180hz refresh rate drives precise and fluid gaming performance while Adaptive Sync technology eliminates choppy gameplay and broken frames. This model also has HDR 400, the display industry’s standard for true 8-bit image quality, peak luminance of 400 cd/m2, higher contrast ratio and wider color gamut."
Monoprice shares specifications below.
|Video Inputs||DisplayPort 1.4a and HDMI 2.0|
|Panel Model||Sharp LQ270T1JG06|
|Maximum Brightness||400 cd/m2|
|Default Color Temperature||6500K|
|Number of Colors||More than 16.7 million|
|View Angles (H/V)||178°/178°|
|Response Time||1ms (OD)|
|VESA Mounting Pattern||75 x 75|
|Input Power||19 VDC, 3.42A|
|Typical Power Consumption||37 watts|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.5 watts|
|Stand Tilt Range||N/A|
|Stand Height Adjustment||N/A|
|Stand Swivel Range||N/A|
|Dimensions (with stand)||24.4" x 18.8" x 9.3" (619 x 478 x 237 mm)|
|Dimensions (without stand)||24.4" x 14.7" x 2.5" (619 x 374 x 64 mm)|
|Weight (with stand)||18.6 lbs. (8.4 kg)|
|Weight (without stand)||11.0 lbs (5.0 kg)|
The Dark Matter 42892 27-inch QHD gaming monitor can be had from Monoprice directly starting on August 3. You will be able to buy it here for $349.99, which is quite affordable given the specifications.