Strengthen your gaming setup, if you can afford it
All gamers, whether PC gamers, console gamers, or mobile gamers, need a good screen to enjoy the experience. Today, while the market for high-end gaming monitors isn’t as hot as it was a few years ago, there are still brands making products, and some really good ones. Benq is a company that offers a range of high-end gaming monitors under its popular Mobiuz line. The company’s BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U gaming monitor is a 32-inch 4K gaming monitor with a 144Hz refresh rate and comes with a host of features for gamers like HDR, AMD’s FreeSync Premium Pro technology, HDMI 2.1, and more.
The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U is a beast of a gaming monitor, especially with the ability to run games at 120FPS on 4K resolution. I’ve been using the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U for about a month now as my primary display for gaming, editing, writing, researching, and viewing content, and in this post, I’m going to tell you what I like about it. About this high-end gaming monitor, this I don’t like, what if you were to spend your Rs 87,500 (Amazon listing) on the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U.
In terms of design, the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U seems worth it. Up front, it has a flat screen with minimal bezels. There’s a speaker grill at the bottom of the front screen, and the monitor looks quite sleek in front profile. On the back, it has a white back panel and comes with a sturdy single-mount ergonomic stand that attaches to the back panel of the monitor. The stand is also very chic with its angular design and its orange and silver design. The rear panel has a white color finish and comes with four diagonally attached LED strips at the four corners. You can set the color, pattern, and brightness of these lights. The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U also features a speaker grille on top of the rear panel that reads “Superior Sound by TreVolo”, which adds to the overall gaming aesthetic that this monitor aims to match. In fact, the color scheme will go perfectly with a PlayStation 5, given the black/white combination and the LED lights.
The monitor and stand were also very easy to set up and use. There’s also a removable panel that hides all the ports for better cable management, and the stand can be popped out easily with the press of a button on the rear panel. You can also adjust the height as well as the angle of the monitor in both directions – to suit your viewing angle based on eye level, or to turn it left or right. It’s a very cool monitor, very easy to assemble and use. Good general design.
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DISPLAY AND PERFORMANCE
The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U features a 144Hz panel with 4K UHD resolution. The image quality of the monitor is good. Colors are decent and it runs in 4K resolution, even when connected to a laptop that doesn’t have a 4K display. While gaming, the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210 provides a smooth and clear gaming experience. It allows for 120fps gaming at 4K resolution, which is nothing short of spectacular. The monitor works great with a PlayStation 5, and games like Call Of Duty: Warzone, Uncharted, and Rocket League run at 120FPS. However, since few PS5 games support 4K resolution at 120fps, I couldn’t try this with the PlayStation 5.
With a gaming PC or laptop, however, the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U runs games like Forza Horizon 5 at 120fps at 4K resolution, and the experience is immersive to say the least. Gaming at 120fps at 4K resolution, coupled with the monitor’s omnidirectional mode feature, made the experience very good and it almost felt like being on a gaming rig. 32-inch is one of the larger sizes as far as monitors go, which also adds to the experience.
The monitor also comes with HDR and multiple picture modes like cinema, gaming, FPS mode. Users can also set their own dynamic mode with their own frame rate level, HDR on/off, brightness, etc. Additionally, there are separate game modes which include “Racing Game”, “FPS” and “RPG”. There are also many other customizations, such as adjusting blue light, brightness, etc. mode” which turns the screen to black and white so you can easily read books and documents on the larger screen. I also used the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U to edit some photos and some videos and for these purposes also the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U is a very good monitor, one thing I couldn’t figure out was the ability to change the resolution of the monitor, which was not customizable on a game console.
While the monitor obviously performs well in almost every aspect, there are some things that could have been better. For example, the brightness levels aren’t as high as I expected from an Rs 87,500 monitor. Other than that, the sound isn’t as good as BenQ has marketed it and you’ll have to put on a headset or attach a speaker to your console or PC for proper sound.
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The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U is one of the best performing gaming monitors on the market today. The monitor will obviously enhance your gaming setup both in terms of aesthetics and immersion. It has a very neat design and great build quality, and the image quality is gorgeous. The BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U justifies its value the moment you lay eyes on the monitor, and it’s one of the very few 32-inch monitors on the market that offers a 120Hz refresh rate at 4K resolution. Not just for gaming, the BenQ Mobiuz EX3210U is also very good for video and photo editing. The speakers aren’t as loud as expected, and it’s not the brightest gaming monitor, but those are things that won’t bother gamers much since gaming setups usually have headphones or speakers. speakers and are in a closed room.
While it’s a clear ‘buy it if you can afford it’ verdict, gamers generally prefer high refresh rate displays that don’t cost a bomb. Since most console games still don’t support 4K gaming at 120fps, it’s not a practical option for console gamers. For PC gamers, there are other monitors that come with a slightly lower resolution and fewer features, but offer higher refresh rates and cost a lot less than Rs 87,500.
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