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ViewSonic VX2758 Review: 27-Inch, IPS, 144Hz Gaming Monitor

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The ViewSonic VX2758 monitor is an excellent 27-inch super accurate gaming display. The monitor will provide you crisp and clear resolutions, giving you great screen real estate for extra windows and projects that you may have open simultaneously.

Along with its fast 144 Hz refresh rate, the display is fantastic for serious gamers and casual games alike.

The VX2758 is a fantastic monitor if you’re on a tight budget and seek to upgrade at the same time.

Before purchasing the ViewSonic VX2758, let’s jump into a specifications design performance and its features.

Specifications

  • Screen Size: 27-Inches
  • Resolution: 2560×1440 QHD
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Brightness: 350 cd/m²
  • Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Built-In Speakers: Yes, 2x 2.5-Watts
  • Stand Tilt: Yes
  • Stand Height, Pivot, Swivel: No
  • VESA Mount: Yes, 100x100mm
  • Connectivity: 1x HDMI 4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Weight: 11-lbs

Display Design

The ViewSonic VX2758 is highly aesthetic; however, it could’ve been nice if it was a curved display for better multimedia immersion.

In addition, the entire display is made up of a nice matte-black texture and a silver finish, making the display look aesthetically pleasing.

Also, the screen itself is made up of a matte texture, which makes it great for handling reflections; however, it’s pretty decent handling direct lighting.

The bezels are pretty thin on all three sides of the monitor, allowing you to connect dual or triple screens.

Additionally, the display’s stand has an excellent small V-shaped base which is great for saving room on your desk next to its small base.

Unfortunately, the stand is not ergonomically well designed because it cannot adjust in height, pivot, or swivel; however, the display can tilt.

Also, it would’ve been nice if the display had a cool cable management system to have cleaner-looking cables and less clutter.

But if you’re not satisfied with the default stand, you can always opt-in for a 100x100mm VESA mount, which allows the display to give you more freedom of movement.

You can find the connectivity panel on the rear of the display; however, you’ll have to tilt the display to make the connections. The connectivity consists of one HDMI 4, one DisplayPort 1.2, one HDMI 2.0, one HDMI 1.4, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The VX2758 also has built-in speakers, which are two 2-watt speakers which sound pretty decent. However, it’s recommended that you go with a pair of high-quality headphones or a dedicated sound system for better immersion.

You can find six hotkeys that control the OSD configurations on the rear of the monitor, which seem pretty responsive. However, it would’ve been awesome if the monitor incorporated a joystick for easy navigational purposes.

Overall, the ViewSonic VX2758 is an excellent aesthetically pleasing monitor which you can admire from a distance while you’re walking into your room.

Performance and Features

The ViewSonic VX2758 at measures 27-inches with a 2560×1440 QHD, running with a 144Hz refresh rate, and a quick 1 ms response time, which is super beneficial to all competitive gamers and casual gamers alike.

In addition, the ViewSonic VX2758 is an IPS panel that will give you quality colors and vibrancy, along with a combination of a quick refresh rate.

With the VX2758’s 144 Hz refresh rate, you’ll gain a competitive edge. And when gaming in fast-paced scenes, graphics remain consistently smooth without any ghosting.

Also, you can turn on the overdrive feature; however it’s highly recommended to go Ultra Fast settings because higher than that, you’ll experience graphical artifacts and overshoots.

Additionally, the screen has excellent resolution and a 16:9 screen aspect ratio, along with 109 PPI (pixel density), which is excellent for screen real-estate and provides you a large space for you to have multiple projects and windows simultaneously open.

The contrast ratio is 1000:1, with a brightness level of 350 cd/m². If you’re viewing something very dark, the blacks may appear to be grey. However, this is only significantly noticeable when you are in very dark environments.

Also, the brightness levels are pretty powerful, so you may have to dim down the brightness just a bit. Also, HDR peak brightness isn’t available because the monitor isn’t capable of HDR.

Being an IPS panel, the ViewSonic VX2758 is superb when it boils down to image and color consistency. When viewing the monitor from different sides, the color remains consistent without any disappearance.

Additionally, the backlight bleeding can be seen through the edges; however, it shouldn’t be too noticeably significant.

The ViewSonic VX2758 also has 100% SRGB coverage, along with a great SDR coverage, which makes it great for professional photo editors and awesome for color grading. Along with excellent gradient coverage as well, thanks to the monitor’s 8-bit color depth.

The VX2758 is FreeSync enabled and will give you super buttery smooth graphics and images when enabled. The monitor is juicing certified as well. Also, the VRR ranges from 20 to 144Hz. And overall, FreeSync will give you a screen-tearing free experience.

Pros

  • Quick 144 Hz refresh rate, great for competitive gaming.
  • Provides you excellent color consistency, accuracy, and vibrancy, making the monitor great for professionals and creatives.
  • FreeSync and G-Sync ready.

Cons

  • The stand is well ergonomically designed. The stand can only tilt.
  • Can improve the hotkey buttons

Conclusion And Thoughts

Overall the ViewSonic VX2758 is a superb, all-around gaming monitor, which is great for casual usage and competitive gaming at the same time, thanks to its 144Hz refresh rate and its quick 1ms response time.

However, the VX2758 doesn’t provide HDR, but you’ll still receive an excellent gaming experience in general.

The stand’s ergonomics can also be improved because he can only tilt. However, the great thing is, you can replace the default stand with a 100x100mm VESA mount.

In general, the ViewSonic VX2758 is a well-rounded IPS monitor, which will provide you great resolutions and outstanding performance for the bang of your buck.

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