The best monitors for graphic artists

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1. Best overall: BenQ PD3220U
2. Budget: Acer Vero RL272
3. Premium: ASUS ProArt PA32DC
4. Best ultrawide: Dell U4021QW
5. Best Apple: Pro Display XDR
6. Best portable: ASUS MQ16AH
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The best monitors for graphic artists and graphic designers can make a big difference to the experience of working with visual art and design in creative software. Good colour accuracy and image quality can ensure you see you work as it really looks, while a decent selection ports allow you to connect the peripherals you need.

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BenQ PD3220U scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildGreat size and versatile designs and ports.★★★★★
DisplaySolid colour coverage and accuracy.★★★★★
PricingGreat value for the specs provided.★★★★
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Acer Vero RL272 scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildSolid and reliable.★★★★
DisplayOnly FHD, but that may be all you need.★★★
PricingPhenomenal value.★★★★★
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Asus ProArt OLED PA32DC scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildPlenty of ports, and monitor hood comes included.★★★★★
DisplayExcellent colour accuracy and auto-calibration.★★★★★
PricingRelatively expensive.★★★★
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Dell UltraSharp Curved U4021QW scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildImmersive curved display.★★★★★
DisplayGood colour coverage.★★★★★
PricingMore expensive than smaller screens with comparable specs★★★★
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Apple Pro Display XDR scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildSuper sleek premium design and finish★★★★★
DisplayVery bright, and specific colour modes★★★★★
PricingThe most expensive monitor on our list.★★★
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ASUS ZenScreen MQ16AH scorecard
AttributesNotesRating
Design and buildCompact portable display.★★★★
DisplayGreat specs for this form factor.★★★★
PricingGood value for what it offers.★★★★