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If you are in the market for an ultra-wide curved gaming monitor, you will soon realize that there aren’t that many options available, especially if you have a NVIDIA graphics card and don’t want to miss out on the adaptive sync technology G-Sync. The Dell Alienware AW3418DW is a 34” monitor that offers a resolution of 3440×1440 and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The monitor has been on the market for about 1 year, but it still remains one of the top choices for gaming.
When I first saw a curved ultrawide PC monitor a couple years back, I was stunned and absolutely wanted to upgrade my current monitor (Dell 24” IPS). Since I simply didn’t have the cash back then, I postponed it till recently.
The following guide should help beginners to choose the right PC monitor. The most important metrics will be explained as briefly and simple as possible. I am not going to provide specific recommendations, but rather give general guidelines. Here’s my 10-point checklist.