Top 240hz Monitors (2020)

After extensive research on over 55 gaming monitors, we recommend the Asus ROG PG258Q as the best 240Hz monitor in 2020. The PG258Q kills it with crisp visuals and crazy fast response rate at a very affordable price (see more below).

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Top Pick
Asus ROG Swift PG258Q 24.5” Gaming Monitor Full HD 1080p 1ms 240Hz DP HDMI Eye Care G-SYNC eSports
ASUS ROG Strix XG258Q 24.5” Gaming Monitor Full HD 1080P 240Hz 1ms Eye Care G-Sync Compatible Adaptive Sync Esports with DP Dual HDMI
BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 24.5 inch 240Hz Gaming Monitor with G-Sync Compatible/  Adaptive Sync  | 1080p 1ms | Black Equalizer for Competitive Edge | S-Switch for Custom Display Profiles | Shield
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor - AW2518Hf, Full HD @ Native 240 Hz, 16: 9, 1ms response time, DP, HDMI 2.0A, USB 3.0, AMD Freesync, Tilt, Swivel, Height-Adjustable
Acer XF250Q Cbmiiprx 24.5" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Zero Frame TN Gaming AMD FreeSync Compatible Monitor - 1ms | 240Hz Refresh (Display, HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4 ports),Black
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ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q
ASUS ROG Strix XG258Q
BenQ ZOWIE XL2540
Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor
Acer XF250Q Cbmiiprx
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Screen Size
24.5″
24.5″
24.5″
25″
24.5″
Panel Type
TN
TN
TN
TN
TN
Max Resolution
Up to 1080p
Up to 1080p
Up to 1080p
1080p
1080p
Response Time
1ms
1ms
1ms
1ms
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
G-Sync
G-Sync
G-Sync
AMD FreeSync
AMD FreeSync
Top Pick
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Asus ROG Swift PG258Q 24.5” Gaming Monitor Full HD 1080p 1ms 240Hz DP HDMI Eye Care G-SYNC eSports
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ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q
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Screen Size
24.5″
Panel Type
TN
Max Resolution
Up to 1080p
Response Time
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
G-Sync
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ASUS ROG Strix XG258Q 24.5” Gaming Monitor Full HD 1080P 240Hz 1ms Eye Care G-Sync Compatible Adaptive Sync Esports with DP Dual HDMI
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ASUS ROG Strix XG258Q
Prime
Screen Size
24.5″
Panel Type
TN
Max Resolution
Up to 1080p
Response Time
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
G-Sync
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BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 24.5 inch 240Hz Gaming Monitor with G-Sync Compatible/  Adaptive Sync  | 1080p 1ms | Black Equalizer for Competitive Edge | S-Switch for Custom Display Profiles | Shield
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BenQ ZOWIE XL2540
Prime
Screen Size
24.5″
Panel Type
TN
Max Resolution
Up to 1080p
Response Time
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
G-Sync
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Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor - AW2518Hf, Full HD @ Native 240 Hz, 16: 9, 1ms response time, DP, HDMI 2.0A, USB 3.0, AMD Freesync, Tilt, Swivel, Height-Adjustable
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Alienware 25 Gaming Monitor
Prime
Screen Size
25″
Panel Type
TN
Max Resolution
1080p
Response Time
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
AMD FreeSync
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Acer XF250Q Cbmiiprx 24.5" Full HD (1920 x 1080) Zero Frame TN Gaming AMD FreeSync Compatible Monitor - 1ms | 240Hz Refresh (Display, HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4 ports),Black
Title
Acer XF250Q Cbmiiprx
Prime
Screen Size
24.5″
Panel Type
TN
Max Resolution
1080p
Response Time
1ms
G-Sync/FreeSync
AMD FreeSync

Best 240Hz Monitor

The ASUS ROG Strix PG258Q screen offers an outstanding and perfect output in fast pace games all credits to to its invisibly low input latency and quick 1 ms response time and 240 Hz cooling frequency. The 24.5-inch screen is enclosed in a dark-gray case and features a high-tech model with copper edges.

Pros:
  • Excellent performance
  • Custom lighting
  • Tiny bezzles
Cons:
  • Expensive
  • Panel slightly offset
  • Bad speakers

The Asus ROG Swift PG279QZ is, without question, the best overall gaming monitor available and overclock’s to 160hz! It really is the only monitor for gamers without compromise. For years now, in fact ever since gamers moved from CRT to LCD back in the day, we have sacrificed color depth and accuracy refresh and and input lag on every display purchase we have made. But Asus have changed that, with the PG279QZ’s low input lag (160hz, 4ms), IPS 27″ panel, providing both color accuracy and a fast enough display to game on without compromise.

Technical Specification:

  • 25 inches Full HD (1920x1080p)
  • Brightness(Max): 400 cd/㎡
  • NVidia G SYNC
  • Contrast Ratio (Max): 1000:1
  • Mounting Type: VESA wall mountable

Best Value 240Hz Gaming Monitor

The ROG Strix XG258Q supports the new ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) technology, reaching 1ms to minimize motion blur and provide sharper-looking objects for a smooth  gaming experience.

Pros:
  • Fast monitor
  • Best value
  • Thin bezzles, looks amazing
Cons:
  • Base mount doe snot support Aura sync
  • Gamer detailing not for everyone
  • Still fairly expensive

ROG Strix XG258Q is a the perfect value choice for a serious FPS gamer who is looking for the best value per dollar spent. Featuring 240 Hz, 1ms response time, Ultra-low Motion Technology for the smoothest gaming experience. The ROG Strix XG258Q also incorporates the renowned of Strix-exclusive features and ASUS Aura RGB lighting. The impressive 240Hz native refresh rate of the ROG Strix XG258Q is double the speed of traditional 120Hz displays.

Technical Specifications

  • 1920 x 1080 Brightness(Max) : 400 cd/㎡
  • 4 color temperatures Contrast Ratio (Max) : 1000:1
  • Response time: 1 ms (Gray to Gray)

Mind not made up on if you should buy a 240Hz monitor or not? Check out our review of the best 144Hz monitors for gaming in 2019.

Best Value G-sync 240Hz Monitor

The BenQ Zowie XL2540 monitor a 240Hz G-Sync monitor at a competitive price point, 1ms (GTG). We recommend this monitor as an alternative to the XG258Q if you’re not an Asus fan.

Pros:
  • Sheilds
  • Fast display
  • Thin bezels
Cons:
  • Limited appeal to pro players
  • Expensive
  • Speakers not the best

The BenQ Zowie XL2540 has dropped in price since its release ($399, 588,74 dollars). A lot of big companies like to say that they create hardcore game displays, but The BenQ Zowie XL2540 focuses on what is most of value for eSports candidates. Maintain visual consistency particularly in dark scenes, and is extremely high refresh rates, overall a display that performs well for competitive gamers.

Technical Specifications

  • 1920 x 1080 LCD Size (inch) 24.5″
  • Aspect Ratio 16:9 Contrast Ratio (Max) : 1000:1
  • Display Area: 543.744 x 302.616

 

Best FreeSync 240Hz Monitor

The Alienware AW2518HF is an excellent 240Hz FreeSync monitor for competitive gaming, we recommend this display to any AMD FreeSync gamers out there or anyone who has no problem running FPS games at 240 FPS.

Pros:
  • Fast refresh-rate
  • Good user interface
  • Good connectivity
Cons:
  • 1080p
  • FreeSync only
  • Stand uses up a lot of room

The Alienware AW2518HF is an amazing looking curved display with a height adjustable stand. The monitor supports FreeSync only and the display shows the FPS output on the panel (so no need to run software). We would recommend this display for FreeSync gamers or those with the extra horse power to drive their games at over 240FPS consistently (reducing the requirement for FreeSync / G-Sync).

Best Cheap 240Hz Monitor for Gaming

The Acer XF Series monitor boasts a fast TN 240Hz panel, G-Sync and a 1ms response time, an excellent choice for a cheap 240Hz monitor for fast paced competitive gaming.

Pros:
  • Excellent value
  • Supports FreeSync and G-Sync
  • Supports AMD FreeSync
Cons:
  • Build quality
  • Speakers
  • No HDR

What Would we Buy?

If you really want the best of the best 240Hz gaming monitors we would go for the ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q. The Asus ROG Swift PG244Q is a great “better value for money” option to the PG258Q if you’re on a budget. For an alternative to Asus check out the BenQ Zowie XL2540 and if you are running a FreeSync card or don’t plan on using G-Sync or V-Sync check out the Alienware AW2518HF. And if you’re looking for a cheap 240Hz monitor pick up the Acer XF Series display.

 

Editor & reviewer of gear from iOS control pad’s to high-end PC gaming hardware. He’s been gaming since the 1980s and mostly plays CS GO & Overwatch.