More and more, people are looking for bigger monitors whit a faster refresh rate and a better display visualization so they can have a better experience in games and in productivity., but to use such a monitor at a 1440p resolution, we need the best graphics cards for this job.
The 2K (1440p) monitors, are more cheaper then ever and have a perfect size for productivity and games. Because of the decrease in price and a good size, the monitors whit a 27′ (1440p) resolution, have become the best buy at this moment. You can find them in all the IT shops whit different tip of panels.
But, to run at full power, a 2k monitor, you will need a good video card that can handle it at full potential ad this is why I am making this article.
are the best video cards for monitors whit a 1440p resolution.
Entry level for best graphics cards at 1440p
For people that need only to use a 2k monitor in house to watch 2k and 4k videos, browse the internet and some low gaming, I recommend you to get one of this video cards :
EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1660 Ti XC ULTRA
The model from EVGA, the GTX 1660 Ti XC Ultra, is the best card in this category
This VGA has 2 fans that, even if they make some noise, are doing there job to cooling in the best way this VGA.
EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti XC Ultra has a memory of 6GB DDR6 on a 192 bit that can handle video playback of 2K and 4K videos whit no problem.
Using the 288 GB/s Memory Bandwidth and the 1536 CUDA Cores, you can use this video card to edit video at 1080p and some simple 1440p.
EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1660 Ti XC ULTRA can handle some gaming alt 1440p, but only if you use low settings.
The good part part of this VGA , is that you can buy it at a very decent price. Right now is selling $220 on the official web site.
PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon™ RX 5700
PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon™ RX 5700 is the the best model in terms of termal power that PowerColor offer.
This model is the entry level in 1440p resolution. It is the model that you can buy, at a low cost, and have a good support in 1440p.
The Red Dragon is compatible whit PCIe® 4.0, has a 8GB GDDR6 memory on a 256 bit rate, 2304 units of Stream Processors, an Engine Clock whit 1565MHz (Base) that can boost up to 1750MHz(Boost) and support directX 12 and, the best think, it has full support for VULKAN.
If you are a Linux lover/user, this is the vga that you want to buy, and this is because it support VULKAN, on steam is very important in gaming, and AMD is working at better drivers for linux PC’s.
But if you want some real life test , just watch this video :
Price : $360 | PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon™ RX 5700
Best Graphics cards for 1440p
To start playing games at 1440p whit a good rate of FPS, the you should consider to get one of this model :
MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super
If you want to buy a VGA for all porpes and work well at 1440p, then you need to get this model : MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super.
MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super is the video card that start the gaming in 1440p range.
This model has a memory of 8 GB DDR6 whit a bit rate at 256 bit and all the new tech from Nvidia at a good price point. It has connectors like HDMI 2 and the last DP 1.4 that can handle 4K video formats and some games.
MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super has a dedicated cpu for video playback 2k and 4k format, and support al good software for video editing. I can say this is the all to do model at a low price.
Steel, MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super is a compact model that feet in all cases, and very silent fans compared whit similar 2060 super from other vendors.
Price : $430 | MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super
Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ Rx 5700 XT
This model is made special for people that want to play games and don’t do other thinks whit there PC.
Right now, this is the best VGA to buy, for gaming at 1440p. Is not to expensive, and has a good overclock that once made, it can compete whit VGA like geforce 2080 SUPER in some games.
Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ Rx 5700 XT has 3 fans for a better cooler system, an PCIe 4.0 interface, 8GB of DDR6 at 256 bit rate, 2 x DisplayPort 1.4, 2 x HDMI 2.0, and a gpu base clock of 1840 MHz that can go up to 2035 MHz whit OC.
The Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ Rx 5700 XT is the GPU of the year 2019 for the gaming at 1440p resolution and has more potential to reveal even more power whit the upgrade of the drivers. Right now, there steel are some issus to solve whit the AMD drivers for this new GPUs, but it is wort all the $.
Price : $460 | Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ Rx 5700 XT
The best video card, that money can buy, is Sapphire Radeon Nitro+ Rx 5700 XT. This model is very good for gaming at 1440p at a good price. Whit the 3 fans can be O.C. even more and compete whit video cards like 1080 SUPER in some games.
This is the best video cards that money can buy this year. We will have to wait to see what will reserve 2020, but until then, this is the best GPU you can get right now.
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