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ASRock Announces 55-inch 8K Gaming Monitor

ASRock features a large 55-inch 8K display and IPS technology with local lighting for gamers looking for size and high resolution

Computex 2023 takes place this week with a strong focus on new technology equipment and products and al ASRock seeks to distinguish itself on the international scene with its impressive new 55-inch 8K resolution monitor for gamers.

Wallace Moté/Canaltech

Wallace Moté/Canaltech

Wallace Moté/Canaltech

Wallace Moté/Canaltech

Wallace Moté/Canaltech

In a press release, ASRock explains that the PG558KF will be launched with a size of 55 inches, IPS LCD technology, 8K UHD resolution (7,680 x 4,320 pixels) and an insignificant 60Hz refresh rate, which should precisely be the biggest obstacle. in the time to convince players of the purchase.

The screen also offers 252 local dimming zones, allowing for better contrast control than conventional screens, reducing glare in darker areas for greater immersion. For the sound system, there are two 10W outputs.

The panel offers 1200:1 contrast, 750 nits typical brightness, 1ms response time and support for HDR 1000, as well as extensive connectivity with 2 HDMI 2.1 ports, 2 DisplayPort 1.4 ports, 1 USB-C Upstream PowerDelivery 3.0 90W and 4 USB 3.1 Type-A Gen 2 downstream ports.

Despite the presence of HDMI 2.1, suggesting that the monitor would support high refresh rates, the 60Hz limitation could be a reason for consumers to look for other alternatives, be they smaller monitors or other large options with lower resolutions and frequency high refresh rate. , as the presented by ASUS at Computex 2023 itself.

It’s also important to remember that 8K resolution may sound appealing, but it requires the entire ecosystem to be as advanced as it’s worth. Movies take up a lot of storage space or require a faster internet connection speed for stutter-free streaming, while games require, for example, enormous processing power.

ASRock has not released any further information regarding the PG558KF. The price and release date for the gamer monitor are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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