Welcome to our grand review of the best monitors for gaming 2016

It was an exhaustive process reviewing and compiling the multitude of excellent gaming monitors available these days. It seems like every year, the competition gets harder and harder and writing this gaming monitor review gets harder too! With so many new and advancing technologies such as g-sync, WQHD and soon to become more popular in the coming years - oled monitors, it's very easy to get lost in a world of Tech and 4 letter acronyms. Which is best a TN Monitor or an IPS Monitor? should I go for a 2560 x 1440 monitor or throw a load more cash at a ultrawide 3840 x 2160 monitor? It almost seems as though once you decide on one thing, another option is thrown your way!

For what is arguably one of the most important components of a decent gaming PC setup and one that can cost you a small fortune, it's not a decision you should make lightly. Gathering as much information as possible on the various types and listening to trusted reviewers is absolutely crucial. If after you've finished reading our site and perusing the many options available on Amazon, you might want to discuss your options further with some like minded people. We've always found the discussion on reddit/r/monitors to be highly useful. The page is frequented by many avid gamers and experts who can help point you in the right direction. Alternatively, feel free to contact us directly - we're always on hand to answer any questions no matter how stupid, technical or just plain crazy. Last but not least, if contrast ratios or refresh rate or any other gaming monitor terminology leaves you scratching your head, then head on over to our knowledge based blog.

Without further ado, allow us to present to you our top 12 gaming monitors for each catagory: