Gigabyte FI32Q-X (IPS)

Gigabyte FI32Q-X (IPS)

Gigabyte FI32Q-X (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
3.0
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.3/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor4.8/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Poor5.4/10
RESOLUTION: Fair6.1/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.0/10
CONTRAST: Fair6.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.4/10
RESPONSE TIME: Good7.6/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.1/10

The Gigabyte FI32Q-X is a solid choice for competitive gaming due to its higher refresh rate, providing smooth gameplay, which is especially beneficial in fast-paced games. It also offers good color accuracy for digital photo editing with a wide color gamut. However, it's not the best option for HDR gaming or media consumption as it doesn't have the best peak brightness and contrast for those vibrant HDR scenes. The monitor has a good selection of HDMI 2.1 ports for newer gaming consoles or high-end PCs. It's priced in the upper midrange, so it's more of an investment, but if competitive gaming and photo editing are your top priorities, this could be a justifiable expense. It's less suited for casual gaming and general media watching, as there are more cost-effective options for those activities. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Suitable for competitive gaming
  • Adjustable stand enhances ergonomics
  • Good color gamut for photo editing
Cons
  • Not ideal for HDR gaming, media
  • Low peak brightness for HDR content
  • Limited utility for productivity tasks

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
3.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$500
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Local Dimming Zones
16

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
1000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
400 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
600 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
157 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
8 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 270 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8.5/10
Ghosting Score
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7.6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
91 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.1/10
Image Clarity Score
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6.1/10

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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