Which is why our attention was caught by these excellent cheap gaming monitors on offer right now in the Amazon Black Friday sale.
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Each gaming monitor here costs under £149.99, making them some of the very best Black Friday deals we've seen this year.
These are quality panels, too, made by top makers like AOC, LG, MSI and BenQ, and they come loaded with desirable gaming features like high refresh rates and low response times.
Here are the full details of the gaming monitors we think are worth scoping out.
AOC Gaming C24G2AE: was £189.99, now £139.99 (opens in new tab)
Now this is a great gaming monitor deal from AOC. The curved G24G2AE delivers a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 24-inch panel that boasts a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and support for AMD FreeSync. Ports are bountiful, too, with HDMI, DP, and VGA on offer.
BenQ MOBIUZ EX2510S: was £159.99, now £149.99 (opens in new tab)
BenQ cranks up the gaming quality here with a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time and full support for AMD FreeSync Premium. It's a 25-inch FHD panel that also comes with built-in speakers and tiny bezels, making it a good fit for most PC gaming setups.
MSI Optix G24C6: was £169.99, now £129 (opens in new tab)
MSI deliver a compact curved gaming monitor here for a very attractive price point of only £129. You get a 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution panel with support for AMD FreeSync Premium. At 24 inches it isn't the biggest panel, but the tech on offer in it is top draw.
BenQ GL2780: was £149.99, now £124.98 (opens in new tab)
BenQ takes value to a new level here with a 27-inch, 1ms response time, 75Hz LED gaming monitor for just £124.99. That's a lot of gaming monitor for your money and, thanks to its variety of inputs including HDMI, DVI, DP and VGA, this panel is super versatile, too. It could easily be used with retro gaming consoles, for example, as well as a modern gaming PC.
LG UltraWide 25UM58: was £149.99, now £119.99 (opens in new tab)
If you've had your eye on an ultrawide monitor then you really can't beat this LG UltraWide for price, ringing it right now for only £119.99 in the Amazon Black Friday sale. You get a 25-inch, 2560 x 1080 resolution panel with a 60Hz refresh rate and 5ms response time.
To see which other retailers are offering gaming monitor discounts right now, be sure to check out T3's Black Friday sales A-Z guide. This details which retailers are holding their sales already and who is going to.
Our top-rated gaming monitor right now is the LG UltraGear 27GL850-B. To see how much this is retailing for right now be sure to take a look at the below pricing chart.