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Viotek GFT27DB Review – For 2019

4.6/5

The Viotek monitor looks incredibly aesthetic and offers gamers the chance to experience the excellent features such as QHD, and FreeSync and will give you the best bang for the buck.

Besides tunning in a 144Hz monitor, you’ll be able to have high refresh rates which will give you no lagginess or slowing down when gaming in fast-paced gaming scenes such as sports, or any racing games.

And because the GFT27DB also provides you with a 1ms response time, you’ll be able to see every graphics run smoothly and clearly.

Furthermore, the GFT27DB allows you to also game in FreeSync or G-Sync as well, which, is another great feature if you’re a heavy gamer and graphics is on your main priority list.

Overall, the Viotek is another excellent brand that delivers impressive gaming performance and will give you the best gaming experience and gaming features that can make any gaming scenario a truly immersive one.

So let’s jump into the impressive performance that the GFT27DB has to offer.

Specifications

  • Display Type: TN
  • Resolution: 2560x1440p
  • Screen Ratio: 16:9
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Viewing Angle: H170° / V160°
  • Display Colors: 16.7M Colors
  • Color Gamut – sRGB: 115%, – NTSC: 83%
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Speakers: Yes
  • Ports: 1x DP 1.2 (cable included)
  • 1x HDMI 2.0, 2x HDMI 1.4, 1x 3.5mm Audio Out

Performance

Let’s start with GFT27DB’s impressive performance.

To begin with, this TN panel will provide you a WQHD visual when gaming.

Furthermore, the 27-inch gaming monitor will give you 144Hz of refresh rate, which will provide you with a 1ms response time as well.

And because of this, you’ll be able to outmaneuver your opponents and have a competitive advantage when it comes to competitive gaming.

However, if you’re on the relaxed side, then the 1ms response time is a great plus to your gaming arsenal.

Besides, this beautiful TN panel will also provide you with great colors and are very accurate. Thanks to the engineers at Viotek, you’ll be able to have more color accuracy, which will give you 16.7 million accurate colors with a mix of 115% color gamut.

Although TN panels aren’t known for color accuracy, however, this monitor breaks that tradition and will give you the most efficient in terms of colors.

As a result, you’ll be able to see the deep blacks, the brightest whites, with the vibrant RGB coloring altogether, which is great for gamers, for an artist, and including graphic designers.

And this is because of the high color ratio and the plethora of colors in the spectrum.

Furthermore, the widescreen monitor will provide you 2560x1440p of stunning resolution. And because of its high color accuracy, you’ll be able to see the crisp detail in every pixel.

Alongside with a QHD resolution, you’ll also be able to view your favorite movie flicks without any flickers, and because of this, you’ll be able to achieve a more smooth viewing movie experience as well.

Overall you’ll also be immersed into the gaming and in your multimedia experiences thanks to its widescreen set up.

And because the screen is wide, you won’t be distracted, and you’ll be more focused on the pictures and graphics that the GFT27DB will provide you.

FreeSync

The FreeSync feature works great on this monitor because you’ll be able to play games without any ghosting or screen tearing involved.

And with the FreeSync by your side, you’ll be able to have the perfect 1ms response time and practically no slowing down at all within graphics.

G-Sync

Thanks to its recent updates made by Viotek, you’ll be able to use G-Sync if you’re running an Nvidia graphics card.

And because of this, you’ll be able to have smooth liquid experiences whenever you’re gaming at high intensity.

The Crosshair Feature

If you’re big on FPS gaming, the GFT27DB will give you an impressive crosshair overlay feature that you can use.

Furthermore, you’ll be able to have higher accuracies, and the monitor also gives you optimization for FPS and RTS games and will better adapt to your gaming needs.

And because of its excellent optimization feature, you’ll be able to see the crisp details, shadows, and certain elements that bring out what FPS and RTS gaming is.

144Hz Refresh Rate

With a 144Hz refresh rate, you’ll also be able to see the clarity and the smoothness when you’re in the heat of the action or whether you’re in a fast-paced scene, which is excellent and will give you the advantage when it comes down to competitive gaming.

Although it’s not a 240Hz monitor, 144Hz is excellent enough.

The Setup

With the GFT27DB’s great features, you’ll also be able to use it as a hub as well.

In addition, you’ll be able to connect other devices if you need.

Such as you’ll be able to connect your smartphones, cameras, a gaming keyboard, gaming consoles or use the monitor as your second screen for your laptop.

Furthermore, the ports will provide you everything you need. You can even use a smartphone holder that connects to the device and video chat at the same time.

Moreover, you can also connect another monitor and add more screen real estate for your gaming and multimedia experiences because the ports will allow you to do this.

Overall, the dual screens will be beneficial if you’re working on big projects or if you like to game with two display monitors, then you can do that with the GFT27DB.

Console Ready

The monitor will also provide you ports that are ready to connect to a PS4 or an Xbox One, in case if you do have these console, you’re in luck.

And because of these ports, you’ll be able to enjoy console gaming to another whole different experience.

Conclusion

The Viotek GFT27DB is an excellent monitor to have especially if you’re a gamer or a graphics artist, photographer or an artist in general because of its high vibrant and accurate colors; you’ll be able to do some fantastic work in it boils down to graphics work as well.

Furthermore, with a 1ms response time and a 144Hz refresh rate, you’ll have a robust and buttery smooth gaming experience without any graphics lag or ghosting.

And equipped with the FreeSync and G-Sync features, you’ll have a more super smooth, with screen tearing-free gaming experience as well.

Likewise, if you do have the budget for this excellent monitor, then the Viotek GFT27DB will be worth well for your investment and will give you future proof upgrading overall.

Meaning this monitor will last you a lot of years down the line without you ever having to upgrade anytime soon.

Tell us what you think about the Viotek GFT27DB, and please feel free to comment.

Pros

  • Detailed and super crisp pixels
  • Great picture quality
  • Affordable

Con

  • The only con to the monitor is that the stand won’t provide you the height adjustments needed and the swivel and tilt.
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2 thoughts on “Viotek GFT27DB Review – For 2019

  1. i have a msi rtx2060 gameing z card , will this monitor(Viotek GFT27DB
    work well with my card
    i5 8th gen.cpu, 16gb 2666mhz mem.it also has intel optane mem. and ssd card for os windows 10

    1. Hi Michael, yes the MSI RTX 2060 Z is compatible with the Viotek GFT27DB. You’ll be able to use G-Sync with your card. Great setup by the way.

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