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AOC G2590FX Review – Super Fast TN Panel, 144Hz Refresh Rate 1ms Response Time

If you’re looking for a frameless display to do your gaming and work on projects, then the AOC G2590FX is it.

With a frameless bezel, you’ll be able to immerse yourself into your gaming and multimedia moments fully.

Equipped with great features, the G2590FX is also has a minimal and aesthetic design as well and will give you the performance you’ll need to experience fast gaming.

This TN panel is recommended for gamers because you’ll get the performance and advantage you need to outmaneuver your opponents moves because TN panels are one of the fastest panels out of the three panels.

So before investing in the G2590FX, let’s take a look into the specifications, design, and performance that it has to offer you.

Specifications

  • Display:25-Inches
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Panel: TN
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Contrast Ratio: 50,000,000:1
  • Tilt, Swivel, Height Adjustment: Yes
  • VESA Compatible
  • G-Sync Compatible
  • I/O Panel: 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 2x HDMI 1.4, 1x VGA Input, 1x 3.5 Audio Jack
  • Weight: 11 lbs
AOC G2590FX Back View

The Design

The design of the AOC G2590FX has a simplistic view of the monitor, and the stand is ergonomic by design as well.

Furthermore, the design has a beautiful matte black finish to the body.

Most importantly of all, you’ll be able to immerse yourself to your gaming and multimedia experiences fully.

Thanks to its frameless bezel design, there won’t be any distractions getting in the way in your moments.

In addition, the lower bottom of the bezel has a dark red matte and the logo on it. The dark red color adds to its aesthetics and should give the G2590FX some flavor compared to an all-black matte frame.

Also with its ergonomic stand, you’ll be able to tilt, swivel and make the necessary height adjustments, that way you’ll be able to game and work on any projects from different angles and views.

Also, the stand has a circular base design to it and should prevent the monitor from wobbling nor moving.

The stand also has a middle oval shape hole right in the middle of its position. This design is excellent for managing messy cables; you’ll be able to minimize clutter by doing this.

Besides, if you’re not satisfied with the stock stand, you’ll be able to replace the stand with a 100mmx100mm VESA mount which is easy and convenient to install.

And then you’ll be able to hang the G2590FX onto the wall and enjoy a few Netflix or console gaming as well.

In the rear of the display, you’ll be able to find the OSD controller. It’s a joystick and is user-friendly to use.

You can also turn off the monitor into a low powered state by holding the joystick downward for a few seconds, and it’ll enter into a lower power setting.

With the I/O panels, you’ll be able to locate those in the bottom rear of the monitor. Some ports will be facing downward, and some will be in the traditional position.

The panels consist of, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 2x HDMI 1.4, 1x VGA Input, 1x 3.5 Audio Jack.

Aside from the panels, you’ll be able to find two 2-watt speakers. However, you’ll be better off with a pair of dedicated speakers or headphones.

The weight of the G2590FX is only 11 Lbs and is very lightweight by design. Thanks to it being lightweight, you’ll be able to carry and transport the G2590FX with ease and with convenience if in case you’re ever traveling or on the go.

Overall the design of the G2590FX is minimalistic and sleek. The stand should provide you the right foundation from preventing the monitor from wobbling nor moving around.

With the monitors OSD joystick, you’ll be able to configure with G2590FX with ease.

AOC G2590FX Tilt View

Performance and Features

The AOC G2590FX is fast, responsive thanks to its 144Hz refresh rate and a 1m response time, you’ll be able to gain the full advantage over your opponents.

And having high refresh rates and lower response time is great if you’re a competitive gamer.

With a resolution of 1920×1080, you’ll have more enough screen real estate to get the job done and have multiple windows open at the same time.

Also considering that the G2590FX is a TN panel, your games will look rich and vibrant, and you’ll be able to enjoy gaming fluidly.

There is no input lag at all, and if there is, you won’t be able to notice them, which is incredible.

Also, you’ll be able to use G-Sync and the FreeSync as well if you do have an AMD or an Nvidia graphics card.

Once G-Sync/Freesync is on, you’ll be able to fully use the power of this feature, which will eliminate screen tearing and ghosting altogether.

With G-Sync/FreeSync, you’ll be able to have super smooth buttery-like gameplay, and you’ll be able to game on a whole different level.

The color consistency has improved compared to its last model but still provides you the speed since this is a TN panel.

You may experience a bit of graininess from the monitor when gaming and viewing specific environments.

However, the monitor does have good static contrast and with less clouding. Also, the monitor has a high pixel response, as well.

When viewing the G2590FX from the side, you may get washed out colors, and the images may start to disappear. But the speed makes it up for these.

You’ll still be able to get high-quality gaming, with beautiful images and graphics. And of course, with the G2590FX, you’ll get the speed, thanks to its 144Hz refresh rate.

If you’re a producer, photographer or a graphic artist, then the G2590FX won’t be the ideal monitor since the color, contrast and image quality isn’t as great compared to an IPS or VA panel.

You’ll likely need an IPS or VA panel, IPS panels will be the top choice when it comes to image quality and color depth.

In Conclusion

The AOC G2590FX monitor is a great gaming display to have. Considering the this is a TN panel; you’ll get the best of both worlds of a great looking monitor with speed and performance.

And prioritizing speed than image quality, you’ll gain the upper advantage when it comes down to competitive gaming.

In my opinion, if you’re looking for a budgeted gaming monitor with speedy performance, then the AOC G2590FX monitor will be the ideal one for you.

Please feel free to comment below on your thoughts and opinions.

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