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Gaming monitors, headsets and peripherals for a winning desktop setup

Makula Dunbar Contributor Makula Dunbar is a writer with Wirecutter . More posts by this contributor Gear for getting better at your side gig Tech devices that make for great last-minute gifts for anyone Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter . When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and TechCrunch earn affiliate commissions. New and serious gamers know that it takes a significant amount of time sharpen skills, and to strategize ways to capture high scores. Staying ahead of player 2 is easier when you have the right gaming peripherals. A monitor with a crisp display, a responsive gaming mouse, a comfortable headset—or all of these items combined—are what you need to take your PC gaming experience to the next level. We can’t promise that new equipment will keep you at the top of the board, but the best gear with accommodating features is essential to a great setup, and to helping you try. G-Sync Monitor: Asus ROG Swift PG279Q For the best option to pair with a Nvidia graphics card, we recommend the Asus ROG Swift PG279Q (Amazon) G-Sync gaming monitor . At 27 inches it’s big enough to give off an immersive feeling, but not so big that visuals seem overwhelming. It only works over displayport and has two connection options (HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2a). You’ll still be able to plug in peripherals like a keyboard or phone via its built-in USB 3.0 port. We tested it with a variety of games and it performed well with them all. This monitor’s luminance range is also pretty wide so it’ll display images nicely if placed in dim or bright areas

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AOC Unveils New Monitor With FreeSync 2 Support – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo AOC Unveils New Monitor With FreeSync 2 Support Ubergizmo Earlier this month the folks at AOC unveiled a new ultrawide gaming monitor with support for NVIDIA's G-Sync. No doubt this is great news for those with NVIDIA gaming rigs, but what if you're more of an AMD gamer? Not to worry because AOC has since ...

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