We're willing to bet you spend a decent portion of your day on a computer, whether that be for work, school, or leisure activitiesLaptops are amazing inventions, but let's be real: Being confined to a 13- or 15-inch screen can be limiting. To get the work space you really need, a monitor is a must. This doesn't have to be your second screen, btw. Hook one up to a desktop for a powerful computing machine.
The most important features of a monitor truly depend on its intended use. If you're going to use it mostly for gaming you need a fast refresh rate, quick response time, and good graphics card to ensure the monitor can actually keep up with where you are in the game. Lagging is not welcome here. Read more...More about Computers, Monitors, Work From Home, Mashable Shopping, and Tech
THE BEST OVERALLDell P2720DC
A middle-ground price point gives you desirable features in a monitor built to perform.
THE BEST FOR THE DEDICATED PC GAMERRazer Raptor 27
A fast refresh rate and sharp graphics make this a killer gaming monitor.
BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCKSamsung Business SR650
Samsung hits all your basic monitor needs without putting a huge dent in your wallet.
BEST FOR THE CREATIVE APPLE LOYALISTApple Pro Display XDR
While it's expensive, this monitor is a beautiful machine for the creative industry.
BEST FOR LARGE-SCREEN GAMINGAcer Predator XB271HU WQHD
Experience a fast refresh rate and quick response time when you game with this Acer monitor.
BEST BUDGET MONITORHP Pavilion 21.5-Inch IPS LED HDMI VGA monitor
Get features and quality you need without spending a lot of money.
BEST FOR A LARGE DISPLAYDell UltraSharp U3219Q
Get an edge-to-edge experience with this large UHD 4K monitor.
BEST WIDESCREEN EXPERIENCEAcer XR342CK Pbmiiqphuzx
Reduce eye strain and gain a larger workspace with this curved Acer monitor.
THE BEST FOR THOSE SEEKING A SLEEK DESIGNLG 27UK650-W
With virtually nonexistent bezels, you'll get all the screen you're promised here.
BEST PORTABLE MONITORLepow 15.6-Inch USB-C Portable Monitor
A portable monitor gives you a second screen no matter where you choose to work.