Top 5 Gaming Monitors Under $200

A gaming rig is incomplete until you have the correct gaming monitor in the correct package. Irrespective of how advanced your graphics processing unit and other hardware are, the entire setup is waste without a way of displaying the best gaming visuals. Many people usually think to take gaming monitors to be very expensive, something which is false. There are fine gaming monitors in the market going at a price of just below $200. Most of these gaming monitors are famous models and can serve any one’s gaming needs due to their capability and other stunning features. Reviewed below are the top five gaming monitors below $200 and their unique features.

Acer XF240H-Inch Full HD

If all you are looking for is the best 144hz monitor with a budget below $200 then Acer XF240H-Inch Full HD is your perfect choice gaming monitor. The full-HD monitor brings the aspects of connectivity, feature, as well as a completely lag-free performance. The resolution of this monitor is 1920*1080 and is embedded with a FreeSync Technology. There is also reduced eyestrain due to the inclusion of Flicker Free Technology. There is also a technology known as Acer EyeProtect Technology that offers enhanced viewing experience.



BenQ Zowie 24-Inch Console eSports

The BenQ Zowie 24-Inch Console eSports gaming monitor is considered the overall best gaming monitor in the market at the moment and is below $200. It is among the most famous gaming monitors used mostly by hard-core gamers. Its resolution is 1980*1080. Its 24-inch LED panel, coupled with its 1ms response time provides an immersive gaming experience. Its ZeroFlicker Technology helps to reduce eyestrain thereby providing a seamless gaming experience.


ASUS 24-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor

If all you need is a cheap free-synchronization monitor for gaming, then the ASUS 24-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor should come first in the list. This gaming monitor has high-end specifics and features. For one, it has a full HD FreeSync resolution (1920*1080) that is backed by a 1ms response time. The inclusion of GameFast Input Technology in this gaming monitor offers an enhanced experience. Additionally, it offers benefits such as cable management and easier setup due to its dual HDMI Ports.



Dell SE2416HX 23.8-Inch LED-Lit IPS Monitor

Technically, Dell SE2416HX 23.8-Inch LED-Lit IPS Monitor is not a gaming monitor. However, it is a high-quality IPS monitor offering wonderful viewing angles. It is the perfect choice gaming monitor for those who are looking for the above features. Its screen resolution is 1920*1080 and gives an ultra-wide viewing of 178 degrees. Reflections do not bother viewers while gaming since the screen is so clear. It is a good choice for multitasking.


Acer GN246HL 24-Inch 3D Display Gaming Monitor

The Acer GN246HL 24-Inch 3D Display Gaming Monitor is another gaming monitor going for a below $200 price that is recommended for hard-core gamers. Its 24-inch gaming display incorporates powerful hardware and software features. There is no visible lag. Its 1920*1080 resolution is backed by a 1ms response time. The monitor also includes a 144Hz refresh rate that is very useful for 3D gaming. Lastly, the monitor is energy-efficient making it also useful for home entertainment purposes. Transitions are so quick that you cannot observe much lags or screen-tearing irrespective of the game you are playing.

This article has analyzed the top five gaming monitors under $200. The most useful feature of each monitor has been discussed and thus, making the right choice from the above products is of paramount importance. Some of the features you might be looking for in a gaming monitor include response time, refresh rate, extensive connectivity options, immersive gaming experience, size, and resolution among other features. Selecting one from the above products, based on your preferences, can effectively serve your gaming needs.

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Nvidia Titan X Pascal Is One Of The Fastest GPU Ever Made

Innovation, creativity and high tech materials have resulted in powerful graphics cards in 2018. The most advanced of these are capable of delivering smooth and seamless images to your computer screen. With modern games demanding clearer and faster image production, the professional gamer has to use some of the most powerful graphics cards available when constructing their rig. A great example of such is the Titan X Pascal. Read on to discover more about it.

Titan X Pascal

Features of the Titan X Pascal

Only available through the official Nvidia web store, the Titan X Pascal is one of the most effective graphics cards released by this manufacturer. It was released to the market on 8th August 2016 and wowed gamers and fans of extreme graphics with its features.

Physical construction

This graphics card is built upon the Pascal architecture. This improved its performance over other cards in the market quite significantly. It has a black cooler which gives it a striking appearance. It also has a pair of power input ports. These include a 6-pin and an additional 8-pin power port. They can provide the unit with sufficient energy to operate effectively.

Upon visual inspection, you can find that the Titan X Pascal is labeled “TITAN X” upon its cooler. Furthermore, it has a logo indicating “GEFORCE GTX” on its side which shines green when the graphics card is on. Not only is this eye-catching, but it also sets this graphics card apart from others in the GeForce range of cards. Both logos indicate that this is a top of the range graphics card from the Nvidia company.


It has a range of ports which provide interface with the computer system. They include a Dual-Link DVI and a HDMI 2.0 port. It also has 3 Display-Port-1.4 ports. These interface features give it enough flexibility such that you can use it with a variety of computer systems. For maximized performance, this graphics card also has an SLI interface. As such, you can use combine it with another graphics card and run them concurrently.

Speed and performance

The Titan X Pascal has 3584 unified pipelines or CUDA cores. Its core speed is pegged at 1418 MHz but can be boosted using the Turbo feature up to 1531 MHz. It can maintain this speed and frequency with no drops during an intense gaming session.

In addition to that, this graphics card has GDDR5X memory installed in it. This runs at a speed of 10,000 MHz which is is sufficient enough to transfer data through a 384-bit memory bus. Upon boosting the card, you can get a maximum of 12288 MB of memory from it. All of this is dedicated, not shared.

The card is compatible with Direct X 12.1. Furthermore, it has 12 billion transistors on it applied over a 12 nm layout in the Pascal architecture. For maximized visual satisfaction, this graphics card can deliver graphic data to your screen at a speed of 480 GB/s. This translates to an FP performance of 11 Teraflops.

Temperature tolerance

Temperature is a very important factor to consider with graphics cards. They often get hot when running at full capacity. Therefore, they are fitted with coolers. The Titan X Pascal has a temperature threshold of 94 degrees Celsius. Moreover, it can handle a power input of up to 250 watts. Upon release, this graphics card retailed at $1,200.

This graphics card from Nvidia is quite versatile. It can be used for regular gaming monitors as well as more exotic setups. For example, it is compatible with a liquid cooling system featuring a 480 mm copper radiator. With its on-board stock cooler, the Titan X Pascal is an ideal choice for such a system. It ensures that heat is dissipated efficiently.

Display compatibility

While gaming, this graphics card delivers crisp, clear graphics with high capability 4K displays. It is even compatible with displays that have a higher preset video resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. As such, this card is perfect for displaying High Definition (HD) games and images.


The Nvidia Titan X Pascal is without a doubt one of the fastest and most powerful graphics cards in the market. It actually performs 30% better than its predecessor, the GeForce GTX 1080. Even if graphics cards which have the 1080 chip can be overclocked to give a faster performance, they are simply not as fast and powerful as the Titan X Pascal.

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What to Expect From the ‘Isle of Dogs’ Film

Wes Anderson, a renowned and modern director, made public his next film; “the Isle of Dogs,” sending the internet and social media abuzz.

About the Director

Wes Anderson has been in the film industry for quite some time. He has authored “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” in 2014 as well as The Fantastic Mr. Fox in the year 2009. The two movies earned multiple Oscar nominations.

As a film director, Anderson adopts a unique style. The films are idiosyncratic, with each of the frames being symmetrical. The use of large and steady cameras make it easier for him to direct the stage and the performers by merely moving the camera.

The movie trailer released in September last year shows that Anderson will use the same style and focus. But with the stop-motion allowing Anderson control over the set and the performers.

About the Movie

The movie revolves its focus around the decision of the mayor to isolate dogs to the “trash island.” A teenage boy, Atari Kobayashi, around twelve years of age, ventures into the island to search for Spot, his dog. Five mutts led by Bryan Cranston, the chief decide to help Atari.

The Cast

The movie boasts of the most star-studded and expensive cast to be seen in the recent days. The film stars include Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bryan Cranston, Courtney B. Vance, Scarlett Johansson, and Bill Murray among others.

What to Expect from the Movie


It’s no secret that Anderson prefers to use some of the actors from his recent films. The inclusion of Edward Norton and Tilda Swinton is the proof for this; all acted “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” With this new film, Wes Anderson is seen to be going about his usual past. However, he has managed to raise the overall cast significantly. With 24 actors showing on the movie’s poster, it is impressive to experience how Anderson maintains that large cast.

The diverse cast; from Japan and America will help the film get the realism and authenticity to sell in the American market.

Darker Territory

If you are looking for same homely charm and sweet episodes of The Fantastic Mr Fox, you better watch elsewhere. At the opening, the trailer makes it clear that the film will not show or possess a similar tone as in Anderson past movies.

The trailer depicts an innocent dog being detained in the cage as the narrator gives a clear and brief description of the film. The film set is a unique society that exiles dogs away from the community and civilization. The usage of dark colour palette helps communicate the theme and the message of the play. The film humour stems from the five main dogs that are apparently tired of being in solitude. They are King, Rex, Boss, Duke, and Chief.


“The Isle of Dogs” will be among the top hit of Wes Anderson when it shows in the theatre. By having the talented cast, fears of anti-diversity will be thoroughly addressed. Do not fail to catch it when it releases in March 2018.

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Ingrid Goes West: A Dark Take on Social Media

Ingrid Goes West is the latest satire to address social media. The film directed by Matt Spicer stars Aubrey Plaza (Parks & Rec) as Ingrid who is forced into a psych facility for developing stalker tendencies through Instagram. Upon release she gets her phone back and returns to her virtual stalker tendencies, now she’s focused on a social media star. The star Taylor, played by Elizabeth Olsen has become a major hit on Instagram and has the perfect like: hot husband, healthy and fit. She even calls herself a treasure hunter and castle builder. Taylor is even now paid to advertise brands.

Ingrid works to turn herself into her and finds a way to insert herself into Taylor’s life by pretending she rescued her dog. She then is able to get even more involved in Taylor’s life, which concerns her husband and her brother. This film turns into a dark comedy with a big dose of strange narrative. Matt Spicer grabs themes from dark films like Single White Female. This film is strongly focused on how millennial women rely on social media and use it to boost feelings of belonging and also highlight Instagram’s power over people and the toxicity of the app.

Ingrid has led a creepy life which has involved destroying a wedding of someone she obsessed over. This forced her to move to Los Angeles, where she ended up meeting Taylor. The surprising factor is how much social media is not a part of films, it’s become a natural part of life for many people. While Matt Spicer addresses social media, he doesn’t outright attack it. Instead he offers a warning to those who spend time with social media. The film is great because of it’s relevance in today’s world. Taylor is not presented as evil or pretentious. She’s just a simple girl trying to make a living.

Elizabeth Olson kills it as Taylor, delivering a believable performance of someone who is happy, sincere and pleasant. The movie does not really answer whether she is as true as her Instagram presents her to be. With this full length focus on social media, the film lacks in any sincerity in dealing with social media use. The film eventually begins to flop around as it nears the end, as the story-lines begin to fade away and you forget the point of the whole mess. However, just like social media, Matt Spicer has made it so you don’t know who is really telling the truth. The film’s supporting cast is a pleasant surprise with Billy Magnussen and O’Shea Jackson Jr.

If you’re looking for a movie that is relevant in today’s environment, then Ingrid Goes West is the best film available. The film is put together great with the help of Matt Spicer and his casting choice of Elizabeth Olsen and Aubrey Plaza. It is definitely a unique take on stalker movies. Plaza delivers a rich performance that she’s not often given the opportunity to do. The film is a unique story for what is currently coming out of Hollywood.

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First released in the year 2017, The Disaster Artist is based on a true-life story of an infamous Tommy Wiseau. After its release in December 2017, the movie received many positive reviews even from critics. This is mainly because of the role of James Franco as Tommy Wiseau and the humour of the film. This film earned James Franco an award as best actor-musical or comedy and the film got nominated for the Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.


A teenage Greg meets with Tommy while they are in acting class. In the acting class, they also meet Jean Shelton who tears apart a scene Tommy was performing of A Streetcar Named Desire. Tommy’s fearlessness in the scene impresses Greg and they become close friends. They later relocated to Los Angeles where they intend to pursue their acting career. The going is good for Greg who gets a job with a talent agent has a stable relationship with a girl, Amber. Tommy, on the other hand, gets discouraged as he is rejected by countless agencies and directors. After a while, Greg also gets frustrated as his auditions become less frequent an finally dry up. He shares this with his friend Tommy who decides to write a film, The Room, which is about a banker, his fiancée and best friend. Greg was reluctant to accept the role of best friend, Mark. Tommy buys all the equipment required for the shooting and producing of the film despite the very expensive cost. After production begins, working with Tommy becomes difficult. his is because he is always late, he is always forgetting his lines and even worse, he does not provide basic amenities like drinking water to his crew. Tommy even goes ahead to humiliate an actor, Juliette, due to her acne while in preparation for a sex scene. Greg meets a movie star who invites him to play a minor role which requires him to have a beard which he required for The Room. Tommy does not, however, accept to postpone the shooting even as Greg begged him to. This made Greg annoyed and he accused Tommy of his selfishness. During the premiere of the Room, where Greg was also invited, the audience’s reaction is not pleasing to Tommy who walks away only to be comforted by Greg. He tells him that the audience is delighted and Tommy walks back and receives a standing ovation from the audience.


The movie is funny and very entertaining. The movie has easily transformed the true story of an infamous Tommy Wiseau into a very funny movie. It is also very easy to understand The Disaster Artist even without having to watch The Room. The Room which has been constantly ranked as the worst ever produced movie has been retold in a hilarious way in The Disaster Artist film. This has helped to satisfy fans of The Room and those people who thought The Room was boring at the same time. The Disaster Artist is however dimmed as shallow because there is no room to say much. It does not give the tale of normal Hollywood films to sell the fairy tale of fortune and fame.


James Franco, the producer of The Disaster Artist has done a good job of retelling the most boring film of all time in a very funny and entertaining way. Franco also produced the film with very popular artists who are also his close friends. He has also incorporated the initial actors of The Room. This has made The Disaster Artist a better film than The Room.


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Movie Review: Baby Driver

If you are a fan of fast and furious movies but with a little more twist and thrill then Baby Driver is the one you will enjoy the most. Although the title of the movie sounds like a fairytale and feminine, the movie has loads of action, stunts, and mystery in it. So you are surely going to experience one hell of a ride throughout the movie with an amazing storyline and beautiful cinematography. There are a lot of inspiring music tracks that you can enjoy here too.

Star Cast

Apart from a great new story and action-packed sequences, the movie has an amazing cast that adds to success. The movie circles around a character Baby played by Ansel Elgort and his struggle to find redemption. Kevin Spacey is portrayed as a godfather but a very insane and inhuman character who turns out to be the master of all plots. With Jami Foxx’s great balance of fun and sophistication, you are sure to find the team very entertaining. Lily James plays Deborah, a waitress at a local diner who becomes the love of Baby’s life very quickly and easily in the movie.

The Plot

Baby is the guy suffering from acute tinnitus as a result of a car accident in his childhood that took the life of his parents. Due to his severe condition, he hears a constant humming sound inside his ears. To get rid of them, Baby is always hooked to his iPods with every iPod created for different moods and has tracks to fit his moods. So you can listen to those tracks on several occasion during the movie. He is also a great driver with impeccable skills but does the mistake of stealing a car once. It belonged to Doc played by Kevin Spacey, a dangerous criminal. The car had something of great value and Baby is now bound to work for Doc as a compensation for the losses.
Baby’s job is to transport the criminals after their heists and dirty jobs, without getting caught by the cops. Now, this is where it gets thrilling as every team of criminals he picks up is a new challenge until it gets worse when two teams of bad ones join hands to make the deadliest plot. A series of unexpected events occur that make him desperate to escape his criminal life and from the doc.

The Saint Mode

Baby is living with a foster parent who is a black blind man but getting all the love and attention of Baby. He is also very deeply in love with Deborah the waitress and that is when he badly wants to get out and live an American dream with her. But he still has a debt that he owes doc or at least that’s what the doc claims.
Overall, this movie makes fast and furious look boring as there is non-stop action, thrilling moments, twists and adventure. Baby Driver is definitely none of its kind movie that makes you go crazy with never before seen car stunts and action sequences.
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Good Time Movie Review

Good Time is a drama and crime based film available on ShowBox for Windows 10. In the movie Nikas (who is Robert Pattinson) is on a mission to save his younger brother Nick (who is Benny Safdie) out from jail. Nick was landed in prison after a bank robbery which was done by a carelessly manner. Robert Pattinson is now out a mission to save his younger brother out from jail by fighting all the way through lot many difficulties and underworld gangs. With time running by and fighting against all the odds; he must save both his younger brother & his life. Connie’s one night will be full of adrenaline rush as he must do everything right before time runs out.

Good time is directors by Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie. The movie is written by Ronald Bronstein & Josh Safdie. Good time is main featured by stars Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. This move depicts an incredible and motivational love of the elder brother towards his mentally disabled younger brother. Also motivated by an almost awesome sense of emotion for his mentally disabled brother, Nick, and an burst mixture of the extreme urge to do things well and quick and a need for a well balanced life, he got involved in a quick easy job of robbing the bank. Connie, involves his younger brother Nick in a poor & weak security bank robbery; Connie thought it to be very much easy & fast enough.

But the things took a wrong turn indeed. Just carelessness in the mission of bank robbery and his younger brother is sent to jail. No Connie must do something overnight so as to free his younger broth Nick; else he would be sent to the
Rikers Island. Now Connie must fight against all odds to save his younger brother’s life. He just have one full adrenaline night to make the things right. He must do badly for something good at the end; that is to save his younger brother Nick from being sent to the Rikers Island. Here is one the review from a user in IMDB.

Good Time is one of the best crime thriller movies ; Robert Pattinson (Connie in movie) further adds daring into the movie. This movie is directed by Ben & Safdie Josh. Robert Pattinson commits one small careless cum silly mistake in a bank robbery which lands his younger brother Nick in prison. The rest of the movie shows the love and devotion towards his younger brother; Connie left no stone unturned to save his younger brother from sent back to the Rikers Island. He just has one night to save his younger brother and this have caused him to create mayhem and violence and also put his life into risk. But no matter what, he tried his best to save his younger brother in bringing him out of prison. Also, it is taken into consideration about the film demand of the thrill. Many of the scenes carry out thrilling scenes of the area before setting up the climax. One of the best things about the Goog time film is the vision of craftsmanship, devotion & sacrifice. Robert Pattinson only knows that he want to free his younger brother out from prison. He doesn’t have any other plans on his mind. He is likely to do all badly just for sake of 1 good thing; that is save his mentally disabled younger brother from being sent to Rikers Island.

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