KTC M27T20 (VA MiniLED)

KTC M27T20 (VA MiniLED)

KTC M27T20 (VA MiniLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.5/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Fair6.1/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.1/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Very Good8.6/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.3/10
CONTRAST: Excellent9.3/10
COLOR VOLUME: Very Good8.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The KTC M27T20 is an upper midrange 27-inch monitor, with a MiniLED VA panel, offering deep blacks and a high contrast ratio which is excellent for HDR gaming and media consumption. Its 1440p resolution strikes a good balance between clarity and gaming performance. For gaming, it has a good refresh rate and supports variable refresh rate technology, making it well-suited for both casual and competitive gamers. Its high peak brightness and color coverage make it suitable for print photo editing, though it's not the best choice for tasks requiring extremely accurate color reproduction such as professional digital photo or HDR video editing. The stand is adjustable, enhancing ergonomics. It's a versatile monitor that offers a rich feature set for different use cases, but for those specifically focused on color-critical work, there may be better options available. 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
  • Excels in competitive gaming
  • High contrast ratio for deep blacks
  • HDR ready with bright display
  • Good for photo editing with accurate colors
Cons
  • Not ideal for digital photo editing
  • HDR video editing not recommended
  • Limited HDMI 1.4 and no 2.1 ports

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.9
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.6
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
4.1
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Competitive Gaming:
3.2
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
$500
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
MiniLED
Screen Sub-type
VA
Local Dimming Zones
576

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
4000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
500 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
1200 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
99 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
3 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 165 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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7.1/10
Ghosting Score
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8.5/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
109 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

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

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Allen Ngo | March 2024
"The KTC M27T20 brings mini-LED and HDR1000 features to much more affordable price levels than before. It cuts some corners, however, and the settings require a lot of tuning for optimal colors and black levels."

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