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is 27 inch gaming monitor good for movies, youtube, tv series, home use?

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I want all in one display for my home pc for gaming (mostly) and watching content, web browsing etc, so my question is, do you guys use 27 inch gaming  monitor flat or curved for movies content etc. Especially curved one?

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I don't use a curved monitor, but I do use a 27" 4K flat panel. 24" feels small now, but I wouldn't want any larger (it would be uncomfortable to use at normal viewing distance), so 27" is just right. I have no issues watching movies/youtube, web browsing, editing the occasional video, etc. 

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I have in the past, though once you go for something bigger, you can't really go back. If you're just gonna do it occasionally, it's fine for the occasional movie and watching youtube, but for somewhat frequent movies/TV shows when you'd want to relax in your chair a bit more, bigger really is better (to a point). Personally I've got a 43" panel above my main gaming display, and for YouTube and watching movies at my desk it really is nice. 

 

If this is for a single display for your entire house like I'm interpreting the question (as in you won't own a TV), I'd probably try and get something a bit bigger. If you do have a full sized TV that you can use if you want to relax and watch something on the couch, 27" is probably the ideal size for a single panel.

 

As for curved vs. flat, at 27" you can't notice the curve, and when you can it's usually for the worse. Until you get into ultrawides at your desk or very large 16:9 monitors (43" or larger), you want to avoid curved panels IMO. There are some people who say differently, I'm just gonna say they're wrong. 

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Personally I have a 21" and that's been pretty good. That's just for gaming tho, I don't use it for home theatre type stuff. For that, I'd want a little bigger, but it all comes down to your preference. imo 27" is probably plenty, but i'd say to measure it out and compare it to your current monitor to see how big it will actually be. 

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27 inch is fine. It's the sweet spot for gaming, media consumption, and pretty much anything else. Anything bigger (except for a 28'') would feel a bit too big for gaming, but better for youtube or netfilx. make sure you get an ips panel as well for the best color 

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curved is fine if it's ur #1 priority, so if want a curve monitor and have a certain budget, it pretty much narrows you down to 1 monitor.

 

For 27inch i'd go flat, pick a resolution (1440p or 2160p) and refresh rate, and pick a monitor based on the budget

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For 27" which is wide in 16:9 aspect ratio. This is better in flat.

 

I will only use curved for 21:9 (Ultrawide) and 32:9 (Super Ultrawide) aspect ratio monitor as it give you immersive feel and better view especially on 32:9 aspect ratio monitor. 

 

For size wise,  27" is solid good as Wide screen for everything. 

 

If choose Ultrawide, then equivalent height will be 34". For Super Ultrawide wise will be 49".

 

Resolution wise recommended 1440p.

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