NVIDIA’s “G-Sync Compatible” program expands its variable refresh rate (VRR) reach, welcoming monitors that are compliant with the VESA DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync standard, including AMD FreeSync. NVIDIA tested hundreds of monitors and certified those that deliver a leading G-Sync experience. We rounded up every monitor crowned G-Sync Compatible.
AOC’s 24-inch Agon AG241QG4 is the smallest 1440p G-Sync Compatible display, wrapped in an understated, sleek design. With a 144Hz refresh rate and one-millisecond response time, it’s primed for fast-paced games.
Dell’s S2419HGF is the cheapest 24-inch desktop companion for G-Sync compatibility. Capped out at 1080p and 120Hz, double the performance doesn’t mean double the cost. It’s perfect for VRR newcomers.
The Acer XV273K leads the G-Sync Compatible lineup, positioned as the only 4K monitor awarded this status. This 27-inch IPS display is paired with a 144Hz and HDR capabilities, alongside an angular shielding hood.
Experience curved G-Sync for less with the Acer ED273 Abidpx at 27 inches. It touts a 1080p 144Hz output at a considerable size, only limited by its four-millisecond response time.
Blazing speed defines the Acer KG271 Bbmiipx, striking 240Hz when pushed to full throttle. Presented in a “ZeroFrame” design, this 27-inch 1080p display locks down smooth moves for fast-paced gaming.
With a budget-friendly price point, the 24-inch XFA240 is a capable entry-level pick for FreeSync and G-Sync gaming. While topping out at 1080p, its 144Hz refresh rate and one-millisecond response time deliver snappy gameplay.
Packing 24.5-inch 1080p gaming with one-millisecond response time, the Acer XF250Q Cbmiiprx is the cheapest 240Hz G-Sync Compatible monitor out there. Although not a ground-breaking image, it makes up for this with raw performance.
Clocking in at 27 inches, Acer delivers 1080p, 144Hz and one-millisecond response time. Framed with slimline bezels and dual integrated speakers, it’s ideal for everyday digital entertainment.
The Acer XG270HU is primed for sharp, low-latency gaming. With a 27-inch LED panel, at 1440p and 144Hz, it delivers an effective balance of clarity and smooth video.
Throw a curve into the mix with the Acer XZ321Q, promising an immersive twist on gaming. With a huge 32-inch 1440p panel, delivering 144Hz and one-millisecond response time, this display elevates your PC across the board.
Dropping to 1080p resolution, the 25-inch AOC G2590FX is another affordable G-Sync Compatible monitor. It doesn’t cut corners though, with a 144Hz refresh rate and one-millisecond response time.
The same 1080p, 144Hz, one-millisecond response time panel seen in the G2590FX also supports its G2590PX sibling. The main shakeup is an ergonomic stand to support its frameless design, alongside an integrated USB hub.
AOC serves 1080p gaming in a slim 27-inch body, bolstered by 165Hz and one-millisecond response time. Games stay silky when pushed to their limits, with added impact of a curved panel.
This 27-inch 1080p display hails from Acer subsidiary AOPEN, serving up 144Hz and a four-millisecond response time in a well-built package.
With a 1440p resolution and 144Hz refresh rate, the ASUS MG278Q is a leading display that won’t disappoint. And at 27-inches, it’s among the best of G-Sync Compatible monitors.
Positioned under the ASUS TUF line of durable hardware, the VG27AQ delivers 1440p, 165Hz, and HDR in a 27-inch package. Support for “ELMB Sync,” which reduces tearing and ghosting simultaneously in games. also differentiates it from the competition,
Rocking a 1080p resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, and one-millisecond response time, the ASUS VG258Q is a balanced, affordable 25-inch display.
With a robust 1080p panel outputting 144Hz and one-millisecond response time, ASUS VG258Q primarily packs a one-inch upgrade upon its 24-inch ally.
Although near-identical performance to the ASUS VG258Q, this model ups its refresh rate to 165Hz. It results in a familiar 24.5-inch 1080p image, topped with improved gaming performance, best found outside the U.S.
The ASUS VG278Q is a larger 27-inch sibling, also earning G-Sync compatibility with parallel specifications. At 1080p and a 144Hz refresh rate, it packs an impressive image without the cost of a higher resolution.
The ASUS VG278QR offers a 165Hz variant of the ASUS VG278Q, also rocking near-identical specifications. It’s the same 27-inch 1080p image with an added performance boost, although with limited U.S. availability.
Hitting a buttery-smooth 240Hz refresh rate and one-millisecond response time, the ASUS XG248 focuses on raw performance. While capped at 1080p, it’s the perfect 24-inch for fast-paced focus.
The ASUS XG258 delivers the same 240Hz refresh rate and one-millisecond response time of its 24-inch counterpart, upgraded with a 25-inch 1080p panel. It’s a reliable choice for bidding 240Hz gamers.
The BenQ XL2540 cranks up to 240Hz, among the smoothest 24.5-inch monitors you’ll find. It hits 1080p with a one-millisecond response time too, paired with an adjustable “tactical shield” to blinker distractions.
BenQ’s 27-inch Zowie XL2740 means business, leading the 240Hz G-Sync Compatible range with extra inches. Bearing the same high-quality build, flexibility, and shield, performance gaming doesn’t get better than this.
This RGB-lined entry to the Aorus lineup pushes a 1440p, 144Hz panel with 10-bit HDR for silky, vibrant images. Set apart by an active noise cancellation setup, the AD27QD uses an integrated microphone array to eliminate background noise for voice chat.
With a metallic brushed finish lined in vibrant green, the HP 25x is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor plucked straight from the future. Hitting 1080p, 144Hz, and a one-millisecond response time, it perfectly fits any mid-range system.
The HP 25mx embraces the futuristic design of the HP 25x, swapping out sharp green for a softer blue finish. The 24.5-inch display otherwise matches the on-sheet specifications, with 1080p, 144Hz, and a one-millisecond response time.
The X 25f is HP’s latest 240Hz gaming monitor, handling incoming frames as fast as your PC can spit them out. Wrapped in a 24.5-inch “micro-edge” thin bezel, this display meets all the needs at 1080p.
G-Sync goes ultrawide with this 21:9 IPS display, spanning 34 inches at 2560 x 1080 resolution. Bundling a 144Hz refresh rate and HDR support, it delivers an extra-roomy premium experience.
Between its 27-inch 1440p output, 144Hz refresh rate, and one-millisecond response time, the 27GL850 covers all the essentials. Using LG’s Nano IPS panel, it brings improved color accuracy bolstered by HDR vibrancy.
Achieving 240Hz with a 1080p TN panel, the 27GK750F is another silky-smooth alternative for high-stakes gaming. While attaining a two-millisecond response time, Motion Blur Reduction utilizes strobe backlighting to simulate a one-millisecond experience.
The frame-loaded CRG527 is the lone Samsung G-Sync Compatible monitor, backed by fluid 1080p 240Hz gameplay. Spotlighting performance over fidelity, this 27-inch curved screen ensures games feel best on top-tier rigs.
The big picture
Amid a diverse offering of G-Sync Compatible monitors, the AOC Agon AG241QG4 emerges as our top pick. Its 24-inch 1440p 144Hz panel boasts a balance of clarity and performance, adaptive between fast-paced gaming or everyday tasks. Lined with plentiful ports for connectivity, there’s no better all-rounder on this list.
For gamers on a tighter budget, the Acer XFA240 is the most affordable G-Sync Compatible monitor, dropping below $200. Passing NVIDIA’s rigorous certification process is no easy feat, making this 1080p 144Hz offering ideal for new adopters.
Unfortunately, 4K resolution isn’t common about the current monitor lineup, crowing the Acer XV273K as the only certified monitor pushing 2160p. Stacked up with a 144Hz refresh rate and high dynamic range (HDR) colors, this unbeaten premium pick doesn’t hold back.
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