Taking a page from Samsung’s HD picture book, Alienware has embraced QD-OLED technology with its latest gaming monitor, the AW3423DW. Despite its confusing name, the new Alienware display is the first to combine the latest high-end TV screens with the fast performance of gaming monitors.
The implementation of this technology offers an interesting perspective on what consumers might be looking for. While QD-OLED displays from Samsung and Sony offer more in terms of smart features and size, those who prefer to access entertainment from their desks or bedrooms now have access to high-end displays that target the gaming market. office. With the addition of a Google Chromecast or an Amazon Firestick, users suddenly have something similar to the latest and greatest in TV technology, which also provides them with the best visuals available in games. .
The AW3423DW offers 3440 x 1440 resolution (4K widescreen) via a 21:9 ultrawide screen with an 1800R curve. Backed by a monstrous 175Hz refresh rate, those who managed to pick up an RTX 3090 TI or other equally limited GPU will be rewarded with incredibly smooth visuals and a lack of screen tearing or stuttering.
Although there are other gaming monitors on the market with similar specs, the inclusion of a QD-OLED display has set a new standard.
It’s also worth noting that the Alienware is already available for purchase, unlike QD-OLED TVs from Samsung and Sony, which means those debating between monitor or TV may be swayed by the new screen. Alienware. However, by the time the AW3423DW is due to ship in late June, TVs could well and truly be sitting in the homes of many.
The Alienware AW3423DW is priced at AU$2,299, which makes it pricey enough compared to other gaming monitors, but significantly cheaper when matched against TVs with QD-OLED technology.