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8 Best 3D Gaming Monitors for Heavy Duty Gamers 2017

Updated on February 12, 2017

Best 3D gaming monitor

Are you a hardcore gamer? Do you own a 3D monitor yet? If not you've missed the mindblowing 3D experience in the gaming industry. But still there is time to buy one. Here is the list of best 3D gaming monitors you can find in the market including latest models. Make sure to bookmark the page coz Updates are added weekly.

Philips 272G5DYEB vs ASUS VG248QE vs Asus VG278H vs HP 2311GT vs Samsung T27A950 vs LG D2343P vs BenQ XL2720Z vs BenQ XL2420Z

#1 Philips 272G5DYEB

The weird model name aside, Philips captured the market with its new amazing 3D monitor dedicated for gamers. Our winner and the best 1080p 3D gaming monitor is the Philips 272G5DYEB with an ultra fast refresh rate of 144Hz. That is it can update the monitor content 2.5 times faster than a traditional monitor. Philips together with the NVIDIA G Sync, designed for experienced gamers, you can experience a whole new world of 3D gaming. With Philips 272G5DYEB, the GPU controls refresh rates which eliminates screen tearing and shuttering for immersive gaming experience. The monitor has a very low input lag so that you get dazzling sharp images and super smooth gameplay. The 27 inch gaming monitor is full HD and has a response time of 1 ms GtG. There are 4 USB ports and 1 Display port to connect your gadgets. There are several features that make this monitor stand out. NVIDIA’s 3D vision 2 glasses supports richest array of 3D content available. It delivers twice as sharp 3D than traditional. NVIDIA Ultra Low Motion Blur mode makes fast motion look sharper. The monitor comes with Kensington security and VESA mount. The Smart Ergo Base is an elegant and sturdy monitor base which is ergonomic with swivel, tilt, rotation and height adjustment options. The TN panel monitor provides brilliant color reproduction and has 16:9 aspect ratio. Level up your game with Philips 272G5DYEB. Buy online at 14% discount.

Rating: 9.6/10

Philips 272G5DYEB best 3d gaming monitor
Philips 272G5DYEB best 3d gaming monitor

#2 ASUS VG248QE 24-Inch Screen LED-lit Monitor

Conventional 60Hz LCDs exhibit extensive shake, which distracts users while playing fast moving games. The ASUS VG248QE 144Hz fast gaming monitors halve the effects of camera shake so as to provide natural motion and sharp edges in fast-moving game environments.

  • 80,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio.

Enhances screen brightness dynamically to adjust as the darkest black and brightest white to reach for brightness of the backlight delivering lifelike images.

  • Full HD 1080p Support

Enter a spectacular world of colors with Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) support.

  • Splendid ™ Video Intelligence Technology

The exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology optimizes video performance and image fidelity by enhancing colors., brightness, contrast and sharpness to 6 preset video modes (Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard) can be selected via a hotkey.

The VG248QE is compatible with NVIDIA ® 3D Vision 2 kit. Through the NVIDIA ® 3D Vision ™ 2 glasses technology, you will be instantly transported to another dimension

DisplayPort, HDMI and dual-link DVI-D ports provide enhanced connectivity and compatibility with a variety of multimedia devices, including Blu-ray Disc players or game consoles, while built-in stereo speakers further contribute to an immense home entertainment experience.

ASUS VG248QE Key Features:

  • 24-inch Full HD LED-backlit 144Hz display 1920x1080
  • 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms Trace Free II Technology
  • Full height, tilt, and swivel adjustments

Rating: 9.2/10


Best 3D Monitor at Affordable Price

ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor
ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor

Price: $249.99

A review: "I really love this monitor, I was looking for the perfect 3D compatible gaming monitor."


#3 Asus VG278HE

The 27 inch LED-lit gaming monitor based on TN display has 1920x1080 resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The side bezels are 0.76 inches wide. Asus VG278H is known for its ergonomic options. It is height adjustable, tiltable and can be swiveled. It comes with 100mm VESA mount. The connections provided are dual-link DVI, HDMI, and D-Sub, & built-in speaker. There are 2 audio jacks for headphone and for built in speakers. However, when wall mounted, it is difficult to reach the ports. The anti-glare screen prevents reflection, smudges and finger prints on the screen. There are 7 presets like Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard. The monitor is ultra fast with 144Hz refresh rate and 2ms response time perfect for gamers. You get nice color balance and brighter 3D images with NVIDIA’s 3D vision kit with Light Boost. However the TN panel has poor viewing angles. NVIDIA 3D vision glasses are included in the package. Overall, the monitor is good for gaming and watching movies in 3D, has fast refresh rate and good 3D clarity but have poor viewing angles.

Rating: 8.8/10


#4 Samsung T27A950 27-Inch HDTV Monitor Combo

Samsung T27A950 is indeed an eye-catching product not only because of its sleek casing and asymmetrical foot but also because it was one of the first 3D monitors which convert 2D movies to 3D. Put on the included 3D glasses and see your favorite movies in 3D. It can serve either as a computer monitor or as a HDTV.

Ultra Clear Panel technology gives you superior image quality and sharper and higher contrast. It reduces microscopic light diffusion and minimizes glare. Samsung's 100 Percent Photo Accuracy technology can display your digital photos and videos exactly as you remember them.

  • Through Samsung App store, you can access hundreds of free apps.
  • With PiP Multitaksing you can watch TV and access PC at the same time.
  • MagicAngle optimizes picture for clarity from multiple viewing angles.
  • The only downside is the price. It's a bit pricey for the features.

Rating: 8.7/10

#5 BENQ XL2420Z

If you don't want to spend $900 on the above gaming monitor, yet you want a professional one, BenQ XL2420Z is the perfect solution. The BenQ XL2420Z is a 24 inch LED monitor designed specifically for gamers. The monitor features Motion Blur Reduction, which not only allows for sharper images during fast-moving images, but also prevents eyestrain. Thanks to the Black eQualizer, dark details in games are displayed brighter, so you can see your opponents better. The BenQ XL2420Z is adjustable in height, swivel, tilt and even rotation. Moreover, with the 3D Vision 2 ready, you can play your favorite games in 3D just like that.


  • LED monitor designed specifically for hardcore gamers.
  • Perfect color reproduction. Opponents are more visible.
  • S Switch. Easy to customize settings of the monitor.
  • Rotatable and height adjustable. Can be tilted also.
  • Equipped with HDMI, DVI, VGA, DisplayPort and USB.
  • Sharper picture with Motion Blur Reduction.


  • No HDMI cable included.

Rating: 8.7/10

BenQ XL2420Z

#6 BenQ XL2720Z

The BenQ XL2720Z is a 27 inch LED monitor designed specifically for gamers. The monitor features Motion Blur Reduction which produce sharper images and less eyestrain. The BenQ XL2720Z has all the features of BENQ XL2420Z and more. Find out here ---->


  • LED monitor designed specifically for hardcore gamers.
  • Perfect color reproduction. Opponents are more visible.
  • S Switch. Easy to customize settings of the monitor.
  • Rotatable andheight adjustable.
  • Equipped with HDMI, DVI, VGA, DisplayPort and USB.
  • Sharper picture with Motion Blur Reduction.


  • No HDMI cable included.
  • This monitor does not have built-in speakers.

Rating: 8.5/10

BenQ 1ms GTG 27-inch High Performance Gaming Monitor XL2720Z

#7 LG D2343P

The LG D2343P is a 23-inch 3D monitor with a Full HD IPS display. The 3D graphics technology is literally splashing off the screen. Put on the included 3D glasses and you'll enjoy a rich multimedia experience. The great advantage of IPS is that you enjoy lifelike color reproduction and moreover, the LG D2343P has a crystal clear view from any angle. Connect devices via the HDMI, DVI or VGA connection. Moreover, the LG D2343P can be tilted so that you always use this monitor in optimal position.


  • 23 inch Full HD 3D monitor.
  • IPS panel. True colors from every angle.
  • HDMI, DVI and VGA for connecting devices.
  • Headphone jack.


  • 5 ms response time is ideal for avid gamers.
  • No HDMI cable included.

Rating: 8.0/10

#8 HP 2311GT

This one is a cheap 1080p 3D monitor from HP with a smooth and clean design. The side bezels are 0.9 inches wide. The build quality is fine but it has poor ergonomic options. No swivel, rotate or height adjustment is possible but you can back-tilt the monitor to 25 degrees. The passive 3D polarized glasses included are of fine quality and comfortable. The 23 inch monitor is full HD LED lit TN display. The connections available are HDMI, VGA and DVI. It has a fast refresh rate of 120 Hz but poor viewing angles. The monitor delivers deep blacks and rich and vibrant colors. Overall, this is a cheap 3D monitor with great passive 3D and good performance for the price but lacks ergonomic options and has poor color combination.

Rating: 7.6/10

HP 2311GT passive 3D gaming monitor
HP 2311GT passive 3D gaming monitor


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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      Those monitors sure do make a difference for gamers! Interesting facts and post.


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