HyperX is increasing into screens with the announcement of two fashions designed for players who need a minimalist desk setup. Probably the most distinctive factor about these screens is that they every embrace a desk mount and versatile monitor arm, which allow you to customise precisely the way you need to prepare the show in your desk. (To not point out, the lack of a standard stand means you received’t lose a lot desk area.) You may orient the monitor horizontally or twist it 90 levels for a taller view.
The 25-inch 1080p Armada 25 and the 27-inch QHD Armada 27 coming in September aren’t far aside in worth, costing $449 and $499, respectively. Each appear to be an incredible deal contemplating they embrace monitor arms, which usually promote for round $100 or extra. Aside from measurement and determination, there additionally aren’t too many spec variations between the two. Each have matte-textured IPS panels with slim bezels and are supposed to have the ability to attain 400 nits of peak brightness. They each have 1ms response instances in addition to Nvidia G-Sync compatibility to deal with adaptive sync with Nvidia GPUs. Their ports are an identical, too, comprised of 1 DisplayPort 1.4 and two HDMI 2.0 ports. (HyperX consists of HDMI and DisplayPort cables, which Sony couldn’t carry itself to do for its $899 InZone M9.)
As for a way they differ, the Armada 25 sports activities a sooner 240Hz refresh charge in comparison with the Armada 27’s 165Hz charge. The Armada 27 options VESA Show HDR 400, which means that HyperX claims it could obtain a peak of 400 nits for HDR content material, which isn’t very vibrant (HyperX confirmed that the Armada 25 doesn’t assist Show HDR 400). Each screens declare to have respectable colour accuracy for the worth, although every facilities in on a distinct colour gamut. The Armada 25 claims to assist 95 % of the sRGB colour gamut, whereas the Armada 27 claims to have 95 % protection of the DCI P3 gamut.
Notably, HyperX is making the monitor mounts out there for buy individually, and so they have a VESA mounting plate with 4 screws. The Armada Single Gaming Mount (as proven connected to the monitor in the picture above), which comes with every of the new screens, prices $109.99 by itself. If you have already got the single mount however need to add extra screens to your setup, you’ll want the Armada Addon Gaming Mount, which prices $79.99. HyperX says as much as 4 25-inch screens may be put in by way of these add-on elements on a Single Gaming Mount or as much as two 27-inch screens.
It’s cool to see that HyperX’s debut gaming screens aren’t simply also-rans in phrases of worth. (Satirically, they’re far more fascinating than what I’ve seen come out so removed from HP, its mum or dad firm.) Whereas the panel know-how could also be nothing new, the inclusion of monitor arms and mounts with every mannequin offers the firm a bonus that the majority different firms making related screens can’t match.