The excessive refresh monitor wars are heating up, and Alienware is the newest to fireside off a recent salvo on the competitors. Alienware right this moment introduced its new 500 Hz Gaming Monitor (AW2524H). With the intention to attain that 500 Hz price, you will not discover a 4K and even QHD decision panel. As a substitute, the AQ2524H makes use of a 24.5-inch IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) panel.
Nonetheless, there are some stipulations that Alienware has put in place for players to achieve that magic 500 Hz quantity. For starters, when utilizing HDMI 2.1, you max out at a local 240 Hz. Transferring over to a DisplayPort 1.4 connection doubles the native refresh price to 480 Hz. You may have to allow the overclocking perform throughout the OSD to entry 500 Hz over DisplayPort 1.4.
In Excessive mode, response time is listed at 0.5 ms (grey to grey), and the AQ2524H is Nvidia G-Sync licensed. That implies that you should use the Nvidia Reflex Analyzer to trace general system latency. Alienware claims that the AQ2524H sports activities typical brightness of 400 nits, VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification, and a 1000:1 distinction ratio, which is simply common for an IPS panel. You will not discover Mini LEDs or a number of dimming zones right here, simply an edge-lit LED setup. With that stated, the AQ2524H’s 10-bit panel must be able to protecting 99 % of the sRGB colour house.
Different options embody an ambient mild sensor to robotically modify the monitor’s brightness given the lighting situations within the room and three-zone AlienFX lighting. The AQ2524H can be height-adjustable whereas supporting tilt (-5 to 21 levels), swivel (-20 to twenty levels) and pivot (-90 to 90 levels).
Relating to connectivity, Alienware has fitted the AQ2524H with two HDMI 2.1, one DisplayPort 1.4, 4 USB 3.2 (Gen 1), one headphone jack, and one audio line-out port.
Alienware doesn’t have precise pricing or availability nailed down but for the AQ2524H, however it does say that the monitor will launch throughout Q1 2023.