Gigabyte M32UC (VA)

Gigabyte M32UC (VA)

Gigabyte M32UC (VA)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Good7.3/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.7/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Best in Class9.6/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.3/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.3/10
CONTRAST: Fair6.9/10
COLOR VOLUME: Fair6.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Good7.4/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.9/10

The Gigabyte M32UC offers a large 32-inch display with a crisp 4K resolution, making it well-suited for both productivity tasks and an immersive media consumption experience. With a solid refresh rate and variable refresh rate support, it's good for casual gaming and quite capable for competitive gamers who want smooth visuals and don't mind a little ghosting. The monitor's high contrast from its VA panel delivers deep blacks, beneficial for watching movies or editing photos, although it's not the best fit for professional color work needing the broadest color gamuts. It's priced in the upper midrange, which suggests a balance of features and performance for the cost. The stand is adjustable, which adds to comfort during prolonged use, and it supports HDR, but it might not shine for HDR gaming due to limited peak brightness. Overall, the Gigabyte M32UC is versatile, performing well across gaming, productivity, and entertainment, with the tradeoff being it's not specialized for high-end professional creative work. 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.




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Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.9
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Casual Gaming:
4.1
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.1
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$550
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
VA
Refresh Rate
160Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
2776:1
SDR Peak Brightness
500 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
506 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
95.8 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
8.7 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 144 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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7/10
Ghosting Score
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7.4/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
139 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.9/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
1
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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Tom's Hardware

Christian Eberle | December 2022
"The Gigabyte M32UC is a terrific value. For around $600, you get a full-featured 4K gaming monitor with top-shelf video processing, a colorful bright image and a form factor suited for both work and play."

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