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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best budget gaming monitor.

If you're looking for a monitor that can handle your games without breaking the bank, you've come to the right place. These monitors will provide the display you need at an affordable price. Browse the top-ranked list of best budget gaming monitors below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. AOC - G2 Series C24G2 24" LED Curved FHD FreeSync Premium Monitor (DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA) - Black/Red - Front_Zoom
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    "Budget monitor...Good budget monitor for gaming. Will update review after a few months of using...Gaming Monitor...best budget curved 165hz gaming monitor for console."

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    Level up your gameplay with the AOC C24G2 curved gaming monitor with premium performance features that deliver an ultra-smooth gaming experience. The AOC Gaming C24G2 has a 24" class (23.8" viewable) 1500R curved screen that provides immersive gaming and video playback experience as it surrounds your field-of-view. The 3-sided frameless design makes it an ideal model for a multi-monitor setup, giving you a seamless and even more immersive battle station. C24G2 is capable of displaying up to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (MPRT), combined with Low Input Lag mode, gone are the days of stutters, lag, and skipped frames. Rated for AMD FreeSync Premium, C24G2’s low frame-rate compensation allows for a wide range of Adaptive-Sync support, working in conjunction with your graphics card for smooth gameplay. A sleek ergonomic stand comes standard with the C24G2, allowing for easy height, swivel, and tilt adjustments, promoting a healthier sitting posture. It is also VESA compatible, allowing for mounting with 3rd party mounts once the stand is removed with the thoughtful quick release function. More than just a gaming monitor, the AOC C24G2 also displays a wide color gamut for more lifelike and realistic images (up to 119.7% sRGB area coverage*) when it comes to color-critical applications. The C24G2 is truly a well-rounded performer and is accompanied by the best warranty the gaming monitor industry has to offer: 3-Year Zero Dead Pixel Guarantee + 3-Year Advance Replacement + 1-Year Accidental Damage Warranty (1-time) through AOC.
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    "Budget monitor...Good budget monitor for gaming. Will update review after a few months of using...Gaming Monitor...best budget curved 165hz gaming monitor for console."

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    Level up your gameplay with the AOC C24G2 curved gaming monitor with premium performance features that deliver an ultra-smooth gaming experience. The AOC Gaming C24G2 has a 24" class (23.8" viewable) 1500R curved screen that provides immersive gaming and video playback experience as it surrounds your field-of-view. The 3-sided frameless design makes it an ideal model for a multi-monitor setup, giving you a seamless and even more immersive battle station. C24G2 is capable of displaying up to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (MPRT), combined with Low Input Lag mode, gone are the days of stutters, lag, and skipped frames. Rated for AMD FreeSync Premium, C24G2’s low frame-rate compensation allows for a wide range of Adaptive-Sync support, working in conjunction with your graphics card for smooth gameplay. A sleek ergonomic stand comes standard with the C24G2, allowing for easy height, swivel, and tilt adjustments, promoting a healthier sitting posture. It is also VESA compatible, allowing for mounting with 3rd party mounts once the stand is removed with the thoughtful quick release function. More than just a gaming monitor, the AOC C24G2 also displays a wide color gamut for more lifelike and realistic images (up to 119.7% sRGB area coverage*) when it comes to color-critical applications. The C24G2 is truly a well-rounded performer and is accompanied by the best warranty the gaming monitor industry has to offer: 3-Year Zero Dead Pixel Guarantee + 3-Year Advance Replacement + 1-Year Accidental Damage Warranty (1-time) through AOC.
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  2. ViewSonic - VA2459-SMH 24" LCD FHD Monitor (DisplayPort VGA, HDMI) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Decent monitor...Good monitor for the price. Good value. Using it in a dual monitor setup....Really Nice Monitor...It would be nice if it was vertically adjustable and had another HDMI port, but for a budget monitor it can't be beat."

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    With flexible connectivity, wide-angle viewing, and amazing screen performance, the ViewSonic VA2459-smh delivers solid multimedia features and a sleek design at a great value. Featuring SuperClear IPS panel technology, the 24" VA2459-smh delivers stunning brightness and contrast at nearly any viewing angle. A minimalistic design, edge-to-edge screen, and frameless bezel make this an ideal monitor for nearly seamless multi-screen setups. Whether for working at the office, or enjoying entertainment at home, the VA2459-smh also features an HDMI port for flexible connectivity to PCs, laptops, gaming consoles, and other multimedia devices. Flicker-Free technology and a Blue Light Filter help to minimize eyestrain from extended viewing periods. In addition, a 3-year limited warranty, along with one of the industry's best pixel performance policies, makes the VA2459-smh a great overall value choice.
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    "Decent monitor...Good monitor for the price. Good value. Using it in a dual monitor setup....Really Nice Monitor...It would be nice if it was vertically adjustable and had another HDMI port, but for a budget monitor it can't be beat."

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    With flexible connectivity, wide-angle viewing, and amazing screen performance, the ViewSonic VA2459-smh delivers solid multimedia features and a sleek design at a great value. Featuring SuperClear IPS panel technology, the 24" VA2459-smh delivers stunning brightness and contrast at nearly any viewing angle. A minimalistic design, edge-to-edge screen, and frameless bezel make this an ideal monitor for nearly seamless multi-screen setups. Whether for working at the office, or enjoying entertainment at home, the VA2459-smh also features an HDMI port for flexible connectivity to PCs, laptops, gaming consoles, and other multimedia devices. Flicker-Free technology and a Blue Light Filter help to minimize eyestrain from extended viewing periods. In addition, a 3-year limited warranty, along with one of the industry's best pixel performance policies, makes the VA2459-smh a great overall value choice.
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  3. BenQ - MOBIUZ EX240N 23.8" VA LED Freesync Premium Gaming Monitor with HDR10 (HDMI/DP) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The best purchase for gamin monitor...This was the best purchase I ever got for my gaming setup now I can play to the maximum ability...Great budget monitor, not very adjustable tho...Great budget gaming monitor, about to get a vesa mount for it cuz it isn't as moveable, just up and down motion."

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    BenQ MOBIUZ EX240N offers everything you need for smooth and fast-paced gameplay, with its 1080p 165Hz display and 1ms MPRT response time. Additionally, the monitor features AMD FreeSync Premium, which minimizes screen tearing and stuttering. Play your best with color optimization and eye-care technology.
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    "The best purchase for gamin monitor...This was the best purchase I ever got for my gaming setup now I can play to the maximum ability...Great budget monitor, not very adjustable tho...Great budget gaming monitor, about to get a vesa mount for it cuz it isn't as moveable, just up and down motion."

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    BenQ MOBIUZ EX240N offers everything you need for smooth and fast-paced gameplay, with its 1080p 165Hz display and 1ms MPRT response time. Additionally, the monitor features AMD FreeSync Premium, which minimizes screen tearing and stuttering. Play your best with color optimization and eye-care technology.
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  4. AOC - G2 Series C27G2 27" LED Curved FHD FreeSync Premium Monitor (DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA) - Black/Red - Angle_Zoom
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    "Best Budget gaming monitor!!...I was in need of a gaming monitor and i found this one on almost every website in the top 3. ...Great, best price/quality ratio...Good colors, good brightness and size and good frame rate, best budget curved monitor."

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    Level up your gameplay with the AOC C27G2 27” curved gaming monitor with premium performance features that deliver an ultra-smooth gaming experience.The AOC Gaming C27G2 has a 1500R curved screen that provides immersive gaming and video playback experience as it surrounds your field-of-view. The 3-sided frameless design makes it an ideal model for a multi-monitor setup, giving you a seamless and even more immersive battle station. C27G2 is capable of displaying up to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (MPRT), combined with Low Input Lag mode, gone are the days of stutters, lag, and skipped frames. Rated for AMD FreeSync Premium, C27G2’s low frame-rate compensation allows for a wide range of Adaptive-Sync support, working in conjunction with your graphics card for smooth gameplay. A sleek ergonomic stand comes standard with the C27G2, allowing for easy height, swivel, and tilt adjustments, promoting a healthier sitting posture. It is also VESA compatible, allowing for mounting with 3rd party mounts once the stand is removed with the thoughtful quick release function. More than just a gaming monitor, the AOC C27G2 also displays a wide color gamut for more lifelike and realistic images (up to 119.9% sRGB area coverage*) when it comes to color-critical applications. The C27G2 is truly a well-rounded performer and is accompanied by the best warranty the gaming monitor industry has to offer: 3-Year Zero Dead Pixel Guarantee + 3-Year Advance Replacement + 1-Year Accidental Damage Warranty through AOC.
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    "Best Budget gaming monitor!!...I was in need of a gaming monitor and i found this one on almost every website in the top 3. ...Great, best price/quality ratio...Good colors, good brightness and size and good frame rate, best budget curved monitor."

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    Level up your gameplay with the AOC C27G2 27” curved gaming monitor with premium performance features that deliver an ultra-smooth gaming experience.The AOC Gaming C27G2 has a 1500R curved screen that provides immersive gaming and video playback experience as it surrounds your field-of-view. The 3-sided frameless design makes it an ideal model for a multi-monitor setup, giving you a seamless and even more immersive battle station. C27G2 is capable of displaying up to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (MPRT), combined with Low Input Lag mode, gone are the days of stutters, lag, and skipped frames. Rated for AMD FreeSync Premium, C27G2’s low frame-rate compensation allows for a wide range of Adaptive-Sync support, working in conjunction with your graphics card for smooth gameplay. A sleek ergonomic stand comes standard with the C27G2, allowing for easy height, swivel, and tilt adjustments, promoting a healthier sitting posture. It is also VESA compatible, allowing for mounting with 3rd party mounts once the stand is removed with the thoughtful quick release function. More than just a gaming monitor, the AOC C27G2 also displays a wide color gamut for more lifelike and realistic images (up to 119.9% sRGB area coverage*) when it comes to color-critical applications. The C27G2 is truly a well-rounded performer and is accompanied by the best warranty the gaming monitor industry has to offer: 3-Year Zero Dead Pixel Guarantee + 3-Year Advance Replacement + 1-Year Accidental Damage Warranty through AOC.
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  5. ViewSonic - OMNI VX2718-PC-MHD 27" LCD Curved FHD Adaptive Sync Gaming Monitor (DisplayPort and HDMI) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great monitor...Great monitor! Great size. Son loves it for his gaming...great monitor...great monitor. great price. highly recommend for anyone on a budget."

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    With an immersive 1500R curved screen and Full HD 1080p resolution, the ViewSonic VX2718-PC-MHD monitor provides an incredible viewing experience for work or play. With features including a high 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms (MPRT) response time and adaptive sync technology, , this monitor virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering for a fluid gaming experience. The VX2718-PC-MHD also comes equipped with ViewSonic exclusive ViewMode presets, which offer optimized screen performance for different home entertainment applications such as watching movies, editing files, or playing video games. Two HDMI (v1.4) inputs, and one DisplayPort (v1.2) input offers flexible connectivity for both general use and entertainment. 165Hz refresh rate with DisplayPort
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    "Great monitor...Great monitor! Great size. Son loves it for his gaming...great monitor...great monitor. great price. highly recommend for anyone on a budget."

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    With an immersive 1500R curved screen and Full HD 1080p resolution, the ViewSonic VX2718-PC-MHD monitor provides an incredible viewing experience for work or play. With features including a high 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms (MPRT) response time and adaptive sync technology, , this monitor virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering for a fluid gaming experience. The VX2718-PC-MHD also comes equipped with ViewSonic exclusive ViewMode presets, which offer optimized screen performance for different home entertainment applications such as watching movies, editing files, or playing video games. Two HDMI (v1.4) inputs, and one DisplayPort (v1.2) input offers flexible connectivity for both general use and entertainment. 165Hz refresh rate with DisplayPort
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  6. MSI - G27C4X 27" Curved 250Hz 1ms FreeSync Premium Gaming Monitor with HDR(DisplayPort,HDMI) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good budget monitor...Very nice for gaming and grandson was very happy to upgrade to this monitor. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI G27C4X Curved Gaming monitor. Equipped with a 1920x1080, 250hz Refresh rate, 1ms response time panel, G27C4X will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. Built with Adaptive sync Technology, G27C4X can match the display's refresh rate with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay. Make sure you can hit your mark with all the latest technologies built-in the MSI Curved Gaming monitor for competitive play.
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    "Good budget monitor...Very nice for gaming and grandson was very happy to upgrade to this monitor. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI G27C4X Curved Gaming monitor. Equipped with a 1920x1080, 250hz Refresh rate, 1ms response time panel, G27C4X will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. Built with Adaptive sync Technology, G27C4X can match the display's refresh rate with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay. Make sure you can hit your mark with all the latest technologies built-in the MSI Curved Gaming monitor for competitive play.
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  7. Samsung - Odyssey G3 27" LED FreeSync Premium Pro Gaming Monitor (DisplayPort, HDMI) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Gaming monitor...So far this is one of the best gaming monitor I bought. Best price and quality...Great Samsung monitor...I had gotten a gaming computer for my son and what better monitor to get but a Samsung. "

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    Performance oriented gamers require a monitor that can keep up. With up to 144hz refresh rates, extreme 1ms MPRT MPRT response times and full Freesync Premium Pro support, you can be sure that the G30A has the performance to keep up with your skill.
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    "Gaming monitor...So far this is one of the best gaming monitor I bought. Best price and quality...Great Samsung monitor...I had gotten a gaming computer for my son and what better monitor to get but a Samsung. "

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    Performance oriented gamers require a monitor that can keep up. With up to 144hz refresh rates, extreme 1ms MPRT MPRT response times and full Freesync Premium Pro support, you can be sure that the G30A has the performance to keep up with your skill.
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  8. BenQ - MOBIUZ EX2710S 27" IPS LED FHD 165Hz 1ms MPRT FreeSync Gaming Monitor (HDMI/DP) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great monitor for gaming...Great monitor for gaming. After days of buying monitors and returning finally found the one....Best budget monitor...Best budget monitor I absolutely love it and I would recommend it to anyone"

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    Games on your PC can have rich, detailed imagery with this BenQ MOBIUZ 27" monitor. It boasts a blisteringly fast 1ms MPRT and 165Hz refresh rate plus AMD FreeSync Premium technology to create incredibly smooth and fluid on-screen motion even during the most intense action sequences. It also boasts HDRi, Color Vibrance, and Black eQualizer features for excellent colour reproduction.
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    "Great monitor for gaming...Great monitor for gaming. After days of buying monitors and returning finally found the one....Best budget monitor...Best budget monitor I absolutely love it and I would recommend it to anyone"

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    Games on your PC can have rich, detailed imagery with this BenQ MOBIUZ 27" monitor. It boasts a blisteringly fast 1ms MPRT and 165Hz refresh rate plus AMD FreeSync Premium technology to create incredibly smooth and fluid on-screen motion even during the most intense action sequences. It also boasts HDRi, Color Vibrance, and Black eQualizer features for excellent colour reproduction.
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  9. MSI - G273CQ 27" LCD Curved QHD 170Hz 1ms FreeSync Premium Gaming Monitor with HDR(DisplayPort,HDMI) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very good monitor for the the price. When you compare the value to other gaming monitors....Best for the buck...I took a chance on this monitor based on reviews and what I was looking for within my budget. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI G273CQ Curved Gaming monitor. Equipped with a 2560 x 1440, 170hz Refresh rate, 1ms response time panel, G273CQ will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. Built with Adaptive sync, G273CQ can match the display's refresh rate with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay. Make sure you can hit your mark with all the latest technologies built-in the MSI Curved Gaming monitor for competitive play.
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    "Very good monitor for the the price. When you compare the value to other gaming monitors....Best for the buck...I took a chance on this monitor based on reviews and what I was looking for within my budget. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI G273CQ Curved Gaming monitor. Equipped with a 2560 x 1440, 170hz Refresh rate, 1ms response time panel, G273CQ will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. Built with Adaptive sync, G273CQ can match the display's refresh rate with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay. Make sure you can hit your mark with all the latest technologies built-in the MSI Curved Gaming monitor for competitive play.
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  10. MSI - MAG27CQ6PF 27" Curved QHD 180Hz 0.5ms Gaming Monitor with HDR ready  (DisplayPort, HDMI, ) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Budget QHD monitor....Great Budget QHD monitor. So far no ghosting or issues....Perfect for gaming....Great gaming monitor for price. I’m sure there is better out there but. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI MAG 27CQ6PF gaming monitor. Equipped with a 180Hz Refresh rate, 0.5ms (GtG, Min.)response time panel, MAG 27CQ6PF will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. The WQHD (2560x1440) high resolution will let you experience the mesmerizing images. Enjoy extremely smooth, tear-free gameplay with built-in Adaptive-Sync technology when paired with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay.
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    "Great Budget QHD monitor....Great Budget QHD monitor. So far no ghosting or issues....Perfect for gaming....Great gaming monitor for price. I’m sure there is better out there but. "

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    Visualize your victory with MSI MAG 27CQ6PF gaming monitor. Equipped with a 180Hz Refresh rate, 0.5ms (GtG, Min.)response time panel, MAG 27CQ6PF will give you the competitive edge you need to take down your opponents. The WQHD (2560x1440) high resolution will let you experience the mesmerizing images. Enjoy extremely smooth, tear-free gameplay with built-in Adaptive-Sync technology when paired with your GPU for ultra-smooth gameplay.
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