The Xbox Series X is a delightful console, but can ironically be a headache to get a suitable monitor for. Why? It can’t necessarily take advantage of all of the stats the best gaming monitors are going to be able to give it. It’s rated to run 4K at 120Hz max. This means the usual high definition, high refresh rate lists of monitors — what gamers typically go for — is thrown out the window. However, with lower requirements, there are actually also lower quantities of monitor for you to choose from without, essentially, paying for extra. No matter what your situation, however, here are the best monitors for the Xbox Series X that you can buy right now.
- Buy the for a monitor that is the right price and tuned to the needs of the Xbox Series X.
- Buy the for a larger monitor with some fun extra features.
- Buy the for one of the best gaming monitors out there that will also work great with the Xbox Series X.
- Buy the for a serviceable budget gaming monitor for Xbox Series X gaming.
Best Xbox Series X monitor for most people
|Not so great for other gaming systems
|Good size for most
|G-sync and FreeSync support
To get the best gaming monitor for the
Again, this monitor represents what is best for the average
Best large monitor for Xbox Series X
|Large, gorgeous OLED screen
|G-Sync and FreeSync support
|Lots of small, thoughtful conveniences
For a larger experience, you can go with the 48-inch LG UltraGear OLED. It has delightful OLED panel that features anti-glare and low reflection tech. While the important thing is that it supports
When we zoom out from the screen for a moment, we can easily see that the 48-inch LG UltraGear OLED has a lot of fun, built-in features. You’ll have to read our in-depth LG UltraGear 48-inch OLED review to get a feel for everything, but it is the tiny details (on a big monitor) that make this one so much fun. It has good speakers built-in, there’s an RGB strip on both sides of the monitor, and you even get a headset rack to the side, among other things. All small features, of course, but each contribute to the overall greatness of the monitor.
Best for multi-platform gamers
|Curved, matte display
|FreeSync Premium plus (unofficial) G-Sync support
If you’re going to game on multiple systems, including your PC, why not get a higher quality monitor. That’s our thinking with the 32-inch Samsung Odyssey Neo G8, a 1,000R curved monitor with a delightful matte finish that makes it easy to game without glare. Our Odyssey Neo G8 review points out the pair of
The crutch, of course, here is that you’re paying for specs like a 240Hz refresh rate that you’re
Best budget gaming monitor for Xbox Series X
|Mediocre HDR and contrast ratio
|Value for the dollar
A great budget option among the best 4K gaming monitors, this Asus TUF monitor will get you through basic gaming without breaking the bank. Unless you’re a highly competitive gamer, the 60Hz refresh rate and 5ms response time will probably be alright for you. At any rate, the Asus TUF’s solid build construction and sturdy adjustable stand will feel comfortable as you play your
In general, it came down to getting the best gaming
Size was another consideration that heavily weighed on our decision making. For most gamers selecting a gaming monitor,
The response time of the monitor is a key statistic that anyone interested in picking out a monitor should know about. The shorter the response time, the quicker the image changes on your screen. Admittedly, however, this statistic can be dubiously reported. Trusting your own eyes and the instincts of other gamers is best.
Finally, in a world obsessed with back-to-back headshot, don’t forget about the beauty of gaming. Getting a monitor that looks good and has a wide color range can be just as important for your enjoyment of the game.
This article is managed and created separately from the Digital Trends Editorial team.
- Age of Mythology: Retold will launch on PC and Xbox at the same time
- All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)
- 10 best gaming monitors of 2024: tested and reviewed
- The best single-player games
- The best Xbox Series X games for 2024