Gigabyte Aorus FV43U Review – Giant 43-Inch, 144Hz, VA, Gaming Monitor

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The Gigabyte Aorus FV43U gaming monitor measures at 43-inches and is a behemoth of a display. The monitor is a VA panel, which is fantastic because you’ll get the best of both worlds of performance and quality.


  • Quick 144Hz refresh rate
  • Color accuracy is superb.
  • 1ms response time, fast and responsive
  • FreeSync and G-Sync run outstandingly.
  • OSD Sidekick makes everything convenient


  • Pricey
  • Display ergonomics can be improved.

To begin with, the FV43U looks a lot like a big TV; with this size, expect that you’ll have more than enough screen real estate.

Additionally, the Gigabyte Aorus FV43U is ideal if you’re a competitive gamer, thanks to its quick 144 Hz refresh rate, and the display supports 4K as well.

Before buying the FV43U, check out its display design, performance, specifications, and features.

Thanks to its HDR1000 and HDR10 features, the gaming monitor supports outstanding HDR, giving you quality brightness and contrasts overall.

Additionally, the monitor is FreeSync ready; however, it isn’t G-Sync certified. The VRR runs from 48 to 144Hz as well.

If you’re planning on using consoles, you can use the HDMI 2.1 ports and start plugging any console systems that you may have.


  • Screen Size: 43-Inches
  • Resolution: 3840×2160
  • Refresh Rate: 144 Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Contrast Ratio: 4000:1
  • Brightness: 1000 cd/m²
  • Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Built-In Speakers: Yes, 2x 12-Watts
  • Stand Tilt: Yes
  • Stand Height, Pivot, Swivel: No
  • VESA Mount: Yes, 200x200mm
  • Connectivity: 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 2x HDMI 2.1, 3x USB 3.0, 1x USB-C, 1x 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Weight: 35-lbs

Display Design

To begin with, the Aorus FV43U measures 43 inches and is a huge monitor which will give you enough screen real estate space to have multiple projects open and numerous windows open at the same time.

In addition, the display has an aesthetically pleasing design, thanks to its matte black texture. You’ll find the Gigabyte Aorus logo on the back of the display, which has a nice glaze to the logo design. And the rear design looks futuristic, which adds to the aesthetics as well.

As you can see, the monitor has two stands on each side, each having an excellent V-shaped base to them, which prevents the monitor from wobbling when getting nudged.

Also, the monitor includes two powerful built-in speakers that are 12-watts of power, which sound great and will give you decent sound immersion being built-in speakers. However, you’re almost always better off with a pair of excellent headphones or dedicated speakers.

Another plus side of the monitor is that it has an abundance of connectivity that you can connect to if you needed to connect other electronic devices to the FV43U.

You’ll be able to find the connectivity panel on the side of the monitor, which consists of one DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.1, three USB 3.0, one USB-C, and one audio jack.

Additionally, you’ll be able to achieve 4K, 144 Hz when connecting via USB-C. And you can also use the HDMI 2.1 port and the Display Port, which allows you to have 4K 144 Hz to 120 Hz.

The OSD panel is located on the bottom of the monitor, which consists of one joystick. You can also use the OSD Sidekick feature and use a remote to navigate through the menu configurations.

The display can also let you navigate with your mouse or keyboard as well.

Overall, the Gigabyte Aorus FV43U monitor has a solid build and feels premium, thanks to its excellent materials. Along with its 43-inch size, the monitor will be heavy to be portable or to travel with.

Performance and Features

The Gigabyte Aorus FV43U has a 144Hz refresh rate and a 1ms response time. The monitor is very speedy, being an IPS panel. And being an IPS panel, you get both image quality and the quick 144 Hz refresh rate to go along with it.

In addition, the monitor has a 3840×2160 resolution, with a contrast ratio of 1000 cd/m² and a brightness level of 1000 cd/m², which are all outstanding for a VA panel.

Also, the FV43U comes with FreeSync and G-Sync equipped, which will give you a better gaming immersion.

Thanks to its 96% DCI-P3 colors, you’ll be able to experience the life-like colors that the FV43U has to offer you.

Along with its 98% Adobe RGB, the monitor provides you solid color accuracy, which is excellent for professionals and creatives alike working on photography or color grading projects.

Also, there’s isn’t any backlight bleeding present, just a bit though in the bottom corners; however, it’s not significantly noticeable, which is a plus in our books.

Overall the FV43U will provide you excellent color gamuts, image clarity, along with adaptive sync, which you’ll give you a slighter edge in performance.

Thoughts and Conclusion

In general, the Gigabyte Aorus  FV43U is an excellent and well-rounded gaming monitor, which will provide you lots of features. The VA panel will give you the best of both worlds of quality and speed.

With the monitor’s 144Hz refresh rate, the display will give you smoother gaming experiences, including adaptive sync to take your gaming to a different experience level.

Additionally, the monitor may be a suitable TV replacement, considering its 43-inch size. Which you’ll have more than enough screen real estate space and

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