LG 32GQ950 (IPS)

LG 32GQ950 (IPS)

LG 32GQ950 (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.4
CASUAL GAMING: Fair6.2/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.7/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Very Good8.1/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Fair6.6/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.8/10
CONTRAST: Poor5.9/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Good7.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.9/10

The LG 32GQ950 offers a premium gaming experience, especially suited for casual and some competitive gamers, with its large screen and high resolution enhancing image clarity. It's a strong choice for digital photo editing due to its high color accuracy in certain color spaces. However, the monitor has a lower static contrast ratio and average brightness, which means it's not the best option for HDR gaming or media consumption. The IPS panel will give you wide viewing angles, but at a premium price, you might find limitations in terms of peak brightness and contrast when compared to other specialized HDR displays. Overall, it's an excellent monitor for a mix of gaming and productivity, though there are tradeoffs in HDR performance. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • Large, clear 32-inch 4K display
  • High refresh rate for smooth gaming
  • Good image clarity and text quality
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomic positioning
Cons
  • Subpar contrast for dark scenes
  • Limited for high-end HDR gaming
  • Average brightness could be better
  • Only suitable for basic HDR media

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.4
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.7
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Casual Gaming:
3.2
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
$1,057
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Local Dimming Zones
32

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
921:1
SDR Peak Brightness
367 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
1007 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
99.5 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
5.8 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 160 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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7/10
Ghosting Score
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8.1/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
139 PPI
Coating
Semi-Gloss
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
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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