LG UltraGear 27GN950 Gaming Monitor: 166Hz, 98% DCI-P3

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Along with the new 2020 UltraWide and UltraFine monitors, LG will also showcase its new UltraGear 27GN950 monitor at CES 2020. It is a 27″ 4k monitor with a NanoIPS display panel. Due to its high refresh rates, gamers will enjoy the smooth fluid performance. Additionally, this LG UltraGear monitor covers 98% of the DCI-P3 color gamut and supports HDR and NVIDIA G-Sync technology as well.

Bit Depth and Resolution

With the support for 1.07B colors, 27GN950 is capable of producing images with rich colors. Hopefully, it is a true 10-bit monitor instead of 8 Bits + FRC. This LG UltraGear gaming monitor supports a 4k UHD 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution display with a Nano IPS panel that allows for a wider color gamut with 98% DCI-P3 coverage. To get even more accurate colors, this monitor also offers the option for hardware color calibration.

Refresh Rate

LG UltraGear 27GN950 boasts a refresh rate of 144Hz which is further overclockable to 166Hz. Since it is an NVIDIA G-Sync compatible graphic card, it offers a variable refresh rate and supports adaptive sync technology. As a result, you will not experience any screen tearing that causes unpleasant visual artifacts.


In terms of brightness, LG 27GN950 gaming monitor offers a typical brightness value of 450 nits. Since it supports DisplayHDR600, the peak values can reach up to 600 nits.


LG 27GN950 monitor offers various connectivity options such as 2x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x USB upstream, and 2x USB downstream ports. The DisplayPort cable utilizes VESA DSC (Display Stream Compression) technology allowing visually lossless compression.

The stand of this LG gaming monitor offers pivot, tilt, and height adjustments so you can set the display according to your comfort.

Pricing and Availability

LG UltraGear 27GN950 will ship at a price of £749GBP and this may change in time.

LG UltraGear 27GN950 Monitor Specifications

Display Size27″
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Aspect Ratio16:9
Bit Depth10-Bit
Color Gamut98% DCI-P3
Refresh Rate144Hz (160Hz OC)
Response Time1 ms
Brightness450 nits (typical)
Variable RefreshDisplayPort Adaptive-Sync
G-SYNC Compatible
Connectivity2x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
2x USB down
1x USB up
StandPivot, Tilt, Height Adjustable

Check out this latest Ergo monitor that LG will also display at CES 2020.

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Ishaan Sarna
Ishaan Sarna

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