EIZO Corporation has recently announced its latest display technology, the 23.5-inch FORIS FG2421. This VA-based monitor is the world’s first gaming display with a 240 Hz refresh rate. The FORIS FG2421 sports a new technology called Turbo 240 that surpasses the 120 Hz refresh rate of conventional gaming monitors. Because of the combination of 120 Hz input capabilities and a 120 Hz black insertion technology that aims to reduce motion blurring and this high contrast ratio increases visibility in dark scenes making it easier to spot enemies. Aside from that the Eizo FORIS FG2421 also features a low input lag and gaming preset modes that were developed with professional gamers to make it ideal for first-person shooter, racing, fighting, and other fast-action genres.
In terms of aesthetics, the FORIS FG2421 has a unique black cabinet design and at the back of the monitor resides an illuminated EIZO logo that is surrounded by a orange frame which is actually a handle for carrying the monitor to a LAN party or gaming event. EIZO has also bundled software, ScreenManager Pro for Gaming. This software lets users download gaming presets used by professional gamers from gaming.eizo.com or export their own customized color modes to other gamers who also own the FORIS FG2421. ScreenManager Pro for Gaming can also be used to assign hot keys to turn the monitor’s power and mute on/off, as well as adjust the color mode and screen size. It is compatible with Windows 8, 7, and Vista.
For viewing comfort, the stand provides 60 mm of height adjustment, 25° of tilt and 344° of swivel. A cable holder contributes to a clutter-free desktop. The monitor is available now with a five-year manufacturer’s warranty ensures a long service life and is significantly longer than the three-year warranty of most gaming monitors.