Dell Alienware AW3225QF (QD-OLED)

Dell Alienware AW3225QF (QD-OLED)

Dell Alienware AW3225QF (QD-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.7/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Fair6.0/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.0/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Best in Class9.7/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.2/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Best in Class10.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.8/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.9/10

The Dell Alienware AW3225QF with its QD-OLED panel is a premium-priced monitor that excels in providing an immersive gaming and media consumption experience with its exceptional contrast and color performance. Its large screen with a high resolution is great for productivity, delivering clear images and text. Gamers, especially those interested in HDR content, will appreciate its high brightness levels, wide color gamut, and the ability to handle fast motion without ghosting due to a very good refresh rate. Professionals in digital photo editing will find it suitable for their work with accurate sRGB and AdobeRGB color spaces. However, despite its capabilities, it may not be the best choice for HDR video editing or print photo editing, as it's not specifically tailored for those professional color standards. Additionally, the glossy coating on the screen could be a downside for those who are in bright rooms, potentially causing reflections. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • Outstanding contrast and color depth
  • Excellent for HDR gaming and media
  • High refresh rate with VRR support
  • Large, high-resolution OLED screen
Cons
  • Reflective glossy coating may distract
  • Subpar text clarity for productivity
  • Limited HDMI and DisplayPort options

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
5.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.9
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
4.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Competitive Gaming:
3.1
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,200
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
QD-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
244 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
448 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.4 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9.9/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
140 PPI
Coating
Glossy
Text Clarity Score
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6.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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8/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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