Best 1080p 144hz monitors in 2020

With all the visually stunning games that came out and those scheduled for release by the end of 2020, now might be a good time to consider upgrading your monitor. We have rounded up the Best 1080p 144hz monitors in 2020 available in the market right now.

Below is a table that compares all the features of the monitors that we have on our list. We’ll go thru each monitor on a different section below.

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AOC 24g2MSI Optix-G241Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q1RViewsonic XG2405
Screen size (inch)23.8 inches23.8 inches23.8 inches23.8 inches
Resolution1920×10801920×10801920×10801920×1080
Refresh rate144Hz144Hz165Hz144Hz
Response Time (MPRT)1ms1ms1ms1ms
Panel TypeIPSIPSIPSIPS
Sync TechnologyFreesync?FreesyncFreesync
Flicker – FreeYes?YesYes
Active Screen Area (HxW)527.04 x 296.46 mm527.04 x 296.46 mm527.04 x 296.46 mm527.04 x 296.46 mm
Signal Input/PortsHDMI 1.4 x 2, DisplayPort 1.2 x 1, VGAHDMI 1.4 x 2, DisplayPort 1.2 x 1HDMI 1.4 x 2, DisplayPort 1.2 x 1HDMI 1.4 x 2, DisplayPort 1.2 x 1
Flat/CurvedFlatFlatFlatFlat
PivotYes??Yes
Swivel30° ±2° ~ 30° ±2° °??90
Tilt-4° ±1° ~ +21.5° ±1.5° °-5° ~ 20°+22°~-5°-5º / 20º
Height Adjust Amount130mm?120 mm?
Vesa Wallmount100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm75x75mm100 x 100 mm
PowersupplyInternalExternal?Internal
Power Consumption21 watts25 watts<15 watts30 watts
Product Dimensions (incl base)539.05W x (374.61~504.61)H x 227.36 Dmm mm540.3 x 422.6 x 219.6 mm / 21.27 x 16.64 x 8.65 inch539.5×406.5×213 mm540 x 521 x 239 mm
Best 1080p 144Hz monitors in 2020

AOC 24g2

On top of our list is the AOC 24G2 gaming monitor

Image credits: AOC

Pros:

  • Low input lag
  • Best in class performance
  • AMD Freesync
  • best Ergonomics
  • Internal Power supply

Cons:

  • Always out of stock

Viewsonic XG2405

Image credit: Viewsonic

Coming in closely at 2nd place is the Viewsonic XG2405

Pros:

  • AMD Freesync
  • Internal Power supply
  • ViewSplit feature

Cons:

  • User interface not user friendly

Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q1R

Coming in at third place is the Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q1R

Pros:

  • AMD Freesync
  • GamePlus which is a cool feature which enhances your gaming experience
  • Higher maximum refresh rate at 165Hz
Image credit: Asus

Cons:

  • Most expensive in the list

MSI Optix G241

Image credit: MSI

Pros:

  • AMD Freesync/Gsync compatible
  • Joystick navigation button is pretty easy to use

Cons:

  • Monitor stand is a disappointment, better invest in a monitor arm.
  • Minimum backlight bleed
  • It doesn’t come with DP cable but the HDMI 1.4b can be use for 120hz – 144hz

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