1080p is so yesterday. More and more, 1440p and higher-resolution monitors are starting to become the norm, especially at larger screen sizes. There’s no doubt that 4K is the future, but it requires a fair bit of graphical power for smooth frame rates.
At the moment, somewhere in between 4K and 1440p seems to be the sweet spot. And we all like widescreen — the wider the better. Most movies and TV shows are in the 16:9 ratio, but on a computer there are plenty of situations where you might want that extra real estate. Oh, and curved screens are in vogue at the moment too. LG’s curved, 3440×1440 pixel, 21:9 ratio LED monitor is an eye-watering $1799, but goddamn is it good. More »