LG 27GP83B (IPS)

LG 27GP83B (IPS)

LG 27GP83B (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
3.2
CASUAL GAMING: Fair6.0/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Fair6.0/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.2/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Poor5.9/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.8/10
CONTRAST: Poor5.9/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.2/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The LG 27GP83B is a midrange priced 27-inch monitor with an IPS panel that offers good clarity and color coverage, making it suitable for digital photo editing. It has a decent refresh rate that enhances the gaming experience and includes variable refresh rate (VRR) support to reduce screen tearing, suitable for both casual and competitive gaming. The stand is adjustable for ergonomic comfort during long periods of use. It lacks strong HDR performance since its brightness and contrast are only fair, meaning it's not ideal for HDR gaming or media consumption. If you prioritize a balance between gaming and productivity with reasonable color accuracy for creative work, this monitor offers a blend of features that could serve well in a versatile setup. 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
  • Good refresh rate for gaming
  • High screen resolution enhances image quality
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomics
  • Wide color gamut for photo editing
Cons
  • Low contrast affects dark scene details
  • Peak brightness could be higher
  • Not suitable for HDR gaming
  • Limited ports for connectivity

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
3.2
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
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.
Competitive Gaming:
3.0
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Media Consumption:
3.0
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
$389
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
180Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
807:1
SDR Peak Brightness
365 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
472 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
101.4 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
6.8 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 180 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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7.3/10
Ghosting Score
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8/10

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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Paolo Reva | July 2021
"The LG 27GP83B-B offers today’s sweet spot in gaming specs and capabilities in a well-designed premium package. It’s the first 1440p upgrade over the previous releases such as the LG 27GL83A-B with improvements in image quality thanks to its Nano IPS panel."

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