Best Monitors for RTX 3070 Graphics Card

October 8, 2020 By:
Best Monitors for RTX 3070 Graphics Card

In an attempt to correct the tribulations faced in the launch of both the RTX 3080 and the RTX 3090, Nvidia has postponed the release of the final announced Ampere 30 Series GPU: The RTX GeForce 3070. This graphics card is looking to become particularly popular, as it offers incredibly high performance at a very reasonable $500 price tag. In fact, the RTX 3070 is set to perform comparably to the $1,200, Nvidia 20 Series flagship, RTX GeForce 2080 Ti.  

If early benchmarks are to be trusted, the RTX Ampere 3070 seems also to be primed to become the first mid-range GPU with the capability to process games at resolutions and framerates that were once meant solely for expensive high-end graphics cards. Indeed, these benchmarks show us an incredible frame rate average of 136.5 FPS at 1440p, and 81.4 FPS at 4K – not to mention a 184.9 FPS mark at 1080p.  Of course, these reported benchmarks may very well be inaccurate, but Nvidia themselves have officially published an image which claims that the RTX 3070 does actually outperform the RTX 2080 Ti in the majority of titles depicted. Paired with the fact that the RTX 3070 has a 35% increase in CUDA cores, a 49% increase in FP32 compute power, and a new generation of both Ray Tracing and Tensor cores, means that these benchmarks do not look to be too far from reality.

In order to give the RTX 3070 an outlet to display its high-level performance, a monitor of an equally-high caliber must be chosen: one that will not downplay the RTX 3070’s resolution and framerate capabilities. This is why we have chosen four monitors to suitable for the graphical processing power of the RTX 3070, that you can choose depending on your gaming preferences, hardware capabilities, and, of course, price.

Read Also: Best Monitors for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090


Best Monitors for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070:


Best 1080p 144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 – ASUS VG279Q

ASUS VG279Q

The love for competitive online multiplayers means that visual aesthetics are but second rate in comparison to functionality, which is why a lower resolution at a higher framerate is an optimal choice. At a 1080p resolution, 144 Hz should be the minimum framerate to avoid restraining the power of the RTX 3070. And the best in this category of monitors: The ASUS VG279Q.

This 27-inch monitor features an AHVA IPS panel with an 8-bit depth, capable of displaying over 1.68 million colors at a static contrast of 1,000 to one, and an impressive brightness level of up to 400 nits.  What’s most impressive about this screen is its response times.

144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - ASUS VG279Q
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144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - ASUS VG279Q
  • 27” Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS 1ms MPRT gaming monitor with ASUS game Fast input technology for a fully responsive gaming experience
  • Marathon ready with ASUS Eye Care technology to minimize eye fatigue and an ergonomic stand with full height/tilt/swivel/pivot adjustments to accommodate any desk
  • Exclusive GameVisual & GAME plus functions to enhance color performance and control
  • Free Sync/Adaptive Sync with 144Hz refresh rate for a tear-free experience with AMD Radeon GPU

The VG279Q features an unrivaled, incredibly low, input lag of only 4 milliseconds; with a 1 millisecond Grey-to-Grey response time, and a 3-millisecond average response time. In addition, the VG279Q offers great versatility in terms of ergonomics, and is VESA compatible.

With two integrated 2W speakers, ELMB (Extreme Low Motion Blur), GamePlus, and G-Sync being only a few of its full list of features, this monitor is a steal for its current $285.99 price tag.


Best 1080p 360 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 – ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN

ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN

If you are willing to invest heavily for the best monitor that money can buy in regards to multiplayer gaming competition, then nothing beats the ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN.

This 24.5-inch, 360 Hz, the monitor features an onboard Nvidia Latency Analyzer with Reflex optimization, allowing a decrease of end-to-end input lag (from initial input to display actuation) by up to 66% when compared to a 144 Hz monitor.

RTX 3070 - ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN
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RTX 3070 - ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN
  • 24.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) Fast IPS panel and the world’s first 360Hz gaming monitor
  • ASUS Fast IPS technology enables a 1 ms response time (GTG) for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates.
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC processor provides smooth, tear-free gaming at refresh rates up to 360Hz
  • An intelligent cooling system featuring a custom heatsink to provide more surface area for heat exchange, ensuring efficient cooling during marathon gaming sessions

When it comes to games reliant on reactions, this precious time could mean the difference between a win or a loss. In addition, the fast-IPS panel can display 1.68 million colors, an impressive 400-nit brightness, and a static contrast ratio of 1,000 to 1. The PG259QN is also G-Sync and ULMB (Ultra Low Motion Blur) compatible and has a full array of ergonomic versatility.

Adding to the above that this monitor includes two USB 3.0 slots, a host of ASUS exclusive features, and an RGB-lit ROG logo that can be synchronized with Aura Sync, make its $699 MSRP justified.


Best 1440p 144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 – LG 27GL83A-B

LG 27GL83A-B

Going one step above the, up until now standard, 1080p resolution, means that we are also increasing the load on the hardware of the PC considerably. Still, gaming enthusiasts that enjoy both single and multiplayer titles can maintain optimal performance, both in gameplay and in visuals, with the LG 27GL83A-B.

This 27-inch monitor offers an IPS panel with a 10-bit depth, including Frame Rate Control (FRC), capable of displaying over 1.07 billion colors (30-bits) at a static contrast of 1,000 to 1 and a W-LED backlight that can reach a 350-nit brightness.

1440p 144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - LG 27GL83A-B
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1440p 144 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - LG 27GL83A-B
  • 27 inch QHD (2560 X 1440) IPS display
  • IPS 1ms response time & 144Hz refresh rate
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible
  • 3-Side virtually borderless design

Additionally, the monitor has a Grey-to-Grey response time of only 1 millisecond, which, together with its incredibly low input lag of less than 5 milliseconds, means that so you won’t lose the competitive edge both in online, or offline, competition. The monitor also comes with a wide array of ergonomic functions (only missing the ability to swivel) and features which include G-Sync and Dynamic Action Sync (DAS).

What’s particularly incredible about the LG 27GL83A-B is its price, as you can currently find it for only $379.99 – an excellent deal for an equally excellent display.


Best 4K 60 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 – BenQ EL2870U

BenQ EL2870U

For a mid-range GPU, like the RTX 3070, a 4K resolution is uncharted territory. For processing games at such a high resolution, you may risk having to lower in-game graphical quality settings to maintain a desired framerate of 60 FPS (especially for future, next-generation, games). The reward, however, is a gloriously detailed display that showcases gaming artistry to its maximum potential.

60 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - BenQ EL2870U
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60 Hz Monitor for RTX 3070 - BenQ EL2870U
  • High resolution 4K monitor: 28-inch LCD TN 3840x2160 resolution
  • Eye Care comfort for extended sessions: Proprietary brightness Intelligence Adaptive technology adjusts brightness for comfortable viewing; low Blue light and zero flicker technology prevent headaches...
  • Smooth game play: AMD Free Sync for smooth game play, eliminating tearing and broken frames; HDR technology offers greater brightness and contrast level for vivid images; 1 mms GTG; 60Hz; 10-bit...
  • Get connected: HDMI, DisplayPort input for multi-device connection. VESA wall mount

The BenQ EL2870 is a monitor that has all the power to display 4K in all its splendor. It has a 28-inch display with a 10-bit TN panel (including FRC) and is capable of displaying 1.07 billion colors at a 1,000 to one static contrast ratio. It also has a brightness of 300 nits and, due to its TN panel, features an incredibly low input lag of only 5 milliseconds (1ms MPRT). The downside of the TN panel is the limited viewing angle, though this display is meant to be viewed solely from the front – which also justifies its limited ergonomics.

Perhaps the best deal of all listed monitors, the BenQ EL2870U is currently being sold for only $299.99, down 40% from its original $499 MSRP.


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