The best 4K gaming monitor offers a svelte mix of high-resolution imagery with top panel technology and the latest high-end features. That means we want its 3840 x 2160 fidelity to pop on a VA or IPS screen, for it to have a refresh rate above the 60Hz baseline, and have some form of frame-syncing capability, whether that’s G-Sync or FreeSync.
But while 4K gaming is still relatively niche, and many of the best gaming monitors more than a valid alternative, at least the best 4K gaming monitors are becoming more accessible to us PC gamers. No longer are they either ultra expensive or TN displays, there is a world of high-quality 4K screens out there just waiting to have the glorious vistas of Red Dead Redemption 2 writ large across them.
The most important thing, however, is still making sure that you have a gaming PC capable of making the most of a 4K gaming monitor. The best graphics cards will ensure your machine’s not just going to be rendering a gaming slideshow with the step-up to 4K. You should also aim for a larger screen size too. The first 4K monitor we ever tested was glorious, but was