8 monitors that business pros and gamers need

Dozens of companies showed off their latest display and monitor offerings at CES 2020.

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Now that most of us spend the majority of our days sitting in front of a screen, monitors and displays have become paramount pieces of technology worth investing in. 

Whether you're using it for work or for pleasure, a top notch monitor can go a long way in easing the strain on your eyes and giving you the best visuals possible.

At CES 2020 this week in Las Vegas, the biggest tech companies have put a ton of effort into showing off their latest screen technology, hoping to usher in a new generation of monitors to make life a bit easier on our eyes. 

Here are eight monitors that business pros may want to invest in this year.

SEE: CES 2020: The big trends for business (ZDNet)

Asus' ROG Swift 360Hz

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The Asus' ROG Swift 360Hz

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Asus had a number of offerings on display during CES 2020, including two Zephyrus laptops and a new ROG Swift 360Hz monitor. 

Asus called ROG Swift 360Hz the world's first gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. According to a release, the ROG Swift 360Hz can handle 50% more frames per second, far greater than most gaming monitors, which are usually available in only 240Hz.

The new gaming monitor has a 24.5-inch display size and full HD resolution, making it a top choice for any gamers looking for the best of the best.

Acer's Predator X32, CG552K, and curved X38

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The Acer Predator X32

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Acer made waves at CES this year with a bevy of high-quality options for anyone looking for new monitors.

The Predator X32 is a 32-inch screen built with video editors and gamers in mind. The 4K model comes with a peak brightness of 1,440 nits and uses a 1,152-zone mini LED backlight. But the high quality comes with a catch, as the monitor costs $3,599.

Acer also used CES 2020 to show off the Predator CG552K, a 55-inch 4K monitor that has a 120Hz refresh rate. The $2,999 monitor also comes with an almost-100% P3 color-gamut coverage and fast 0.5ms overdrive gray-to-gray pixel response.

To top things off, Acer also touted its innovative Predator X38 curved display, which comes with a resolution of 3,840x1,600 for a 24:10 aspect ratio. The monitor will be available for purchase by April and will cost $2,399.

Samsung's Space Monitor and curved UR59C

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The Samsung Space Monitor

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Samsung had two different monitors to show off at CES 2020: its Space Monitor and the UR59C.

For the Space Monitor, Samsung prioritized ergonomics and aesthetics over actual display technology, equipping it with a "zero-level Height Adjustable Stand," which supports viewing from a height of 8.4 inches above the desktop to the surface of the desk. 

The Space Monitor has a three-sided bezeless screen and comes in 27-inch WQHD (1440p) or 32-inch 4K models, priced at $399 and $499, respectively.

Samsung also debuted its 32-inch, 4K curved UR59C monitor, which is touted as "the world's first 4K curved monitor."

Lenovo's ThinkVision Creator Extreme and Qreator 27

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The Lenovo ThinkVision Creator Extreme

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The $2,499 ThinkVision Creator Extreme monitor is 27 inches and comes with a 1,152-zone Mini LED array. Lenovo announced that it would be available for purchase by April. 

The 4K, 27-inch Qreator 27 comes with a number of interesting features, including a 98% P3 gamut coverage and a Crystal Sound Display that vibrates the screen in with the audio. Lenovo even decided to throw in a wireless charging pad built into the base. 

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