Best cheap gaming monitor 2020: 6 recommendations for new gaming displays available on a budget

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook

You don't have to break the bank to get a top gaming monitor these days. Take this list of our top 6 recommendations for best cheap gaming monitor 2020, for example.

Top-quality full HD monitors are available for as low as £169 from proven brands like

MSI

, BenQ and Samsung. We've compiled a short list to help you decide which one to buy. Read on...

Advertisement

MORE GAMING BUYING GUIDES:

Table of Contents

Best gaming monitors 2020Best gaming monitors August 2020Best graphics cards 2020Best gaming laptops 2020Best gaming PCs 2020Best gaming headsets 2020Best gaming mice 2020Best gaming keyboards 2020

The best cheap gaming monitor: Lenovo G24-10

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: TN LCD • Screen size: 23.6" • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) • Refresh rate: 144 Hz • Response time: 1 ms

Why do we love the Lenovo G24-10? Because it's a 24" full HD monitor with 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time, all for under £150. That's some insane value for a monitor from such a proven, trusted gaming brand like Lenovo.

If you only have a few quid to spare on your next monitor, then you can't do better than this.

Another great value choice: BenQ Zowie RL2460S

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: LED • Screen size: 24" • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) • Refresh rate: 144 Hz • Response time: 1 ms

Arguably just as good as the Lenovo option above is the BenQ Zowie RL2460S, a 24" LED monitor with 1080p display and 144 Hz refresh.

This one's also great if you need to run a few more devices through your monitor, boasting three HDMI, one VGA and one DVI-D port. You won't need all those messy convertors to get everything hooked up anymore.

Advertisement

The best-looking cheap gaming monitor: HP 25x

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: TN LCD • Screen size: 24.5" • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) • Refresh rate: 144 Hz • Response time: 1 ms

The extremely stylish HP 25x monitor is without a doubt most attractive you can get for less than £200. It's also one of the most well-designed, built specifically for gamers.

The TN LCD screen produces a brilliant 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time, while the NVIDIA G-Sync technology ensures a smooth, tear-free experience.

The best cheap large monitor: ASUS VA326HR

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: LCD • Screen size: 32" • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) • Refresh rate: 144 Hz • Response time: 4 ms

Go bigger and faster with the ASUS VA326HR, a 32" LCD monitor with 144 Hz refresh rate for beautiful graphical output. With its curved screen and super-thin edges, you'll be able to see for miles and traverse stunning landscapes within your digital worlds.

The best cheap 4K monitor: iiyama ProLite 27" 4K

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: IPS LCD • Screen size: 27" • Resolution: 3840 x 2160p (4K) • Refresh rate: 60 Hz • Response time: 4 ms

If you're after a 4K gaming monitor and don't have upwards of £400 to spend, then this budget offering from iiyama isn't one to miss!

The ProLite XUB2792UHSU-B1 (wow) features built-in stereo speakers for high-quality sound output, as well as flicker-free and blue light limiting technology to keep your eyes safe and comfortable.

Advertisement

The most unique cheap monitor: Samsung C32JG51F

click to enlarge
+ 6

Screen type: LED • Screen size: 32" • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p (Full HD) • Refresh rate: 144 Hz • Response time: 4 ms

For something a bit different, check out this cool white Samsung gaming monitor. At 32" it's on the larger side, curved for the best display possible. The 144 Hz refresh rate is perfect for gaming purposes, with full HD visuals delivered flawlessly. The price is cool, too.