AOC 27G2U Monitor Review
27" Class (27" Viewable) AOC Gaming G2 Series monitor with 1920 x 1080 Full HD (1080P) resolution IPS panel
Monitors oriented to gamers are most often equipped with TN or VA-matrices with limited viewing angles and at the same time are quite expensive, significantly limiting the potential circle of customers. Tested today AOC GAMING 27G2U is designed for fans of calm games, offering a frequency of 144 Hz on a diagonal of 27 inches with an IPS matrix.
The kit includes a power cable, DisplayPort and HDMI, stand, software disc, user manual and warranty card. Everything is assembled in a box with an attractive design. A handle for transportation is provided.
Despite the low cost, they paid attention to appearance. Stand in the form of polygonal rays directed to the sides.
Aggressive accent in the form of bright red inserts at the base of the stand and on the back of the case. Of the limitations, there is no backlight, but is it really needed on the monitor, and how many are willing to overpay for it?
The stand of the AOC GAMING 27G2U5 is functional. It allows you to rotate it relative to the installation point, tilt forward and backward, change the height of the location. Supports portrait mode.
Assembly is screwless. Instead of mounting, you can use a VESA-compatible bracket.
The frames around the panel are narrow. This monitor is suitable for installing bundles of several on the same desktop. Matrix with anti-reflective coating.
Along the entire length of the lower frame is a bright red stripe. In the center is the manufacturer’s logo.
It is controlled by a group of mechanical buttons. For ease of positioning, markings are affixed to the bottom frame.
Two HDMI are available from the connectors, one DisplayPort and VGA, audio input and output. The set of connectors is good.
There is a built-in USB hub with four full-sized USBs. One of them is painted yellow, it is optimized for charging wearable devices. All are concentrated on the right side of the case. The power supply is built-in. Overall dimensions are 395.9 × 525.9 × 227.4 mm. The image in the AOC GAMING 27G2U5 is displayed on a 27-inch IPS matrix. Supports AMD FreeSync technology and 144 Hz refresh rate. Menu with localization for Russian-speaking users. Each section in the form of visual icons.
Brightness and contrast change. Gamma, DCR. The HDR effect is turned on. Additional login options for the image. Conclusion of general information. Options for the game. This includes game mode, shadow control, low input delays, game color. Low blue and overclocking. Here you can activate the frame counter and FreeSync. The appearance of the menu is adjusted. Horizontal and vertical position. Image enhancement. Bright frame and its size. Color presets are customizable. You can select ready-made or manually adjust.
AOC GAMING 27G2U will be a good choice when looking for a gaming monitor with a low price tag. 75 Hz IPS matrix with AMD FreeSync support. Narrow side frames, good factory settings, a detailed control menu, a set of connectors, a built-in USB hub, attractive appearance and functional stand.