31.5" LG 32GK650F gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review

The LG 32GK650F is a relatively new monitor. In terms of pixel density, the LG 32GK650F has an excellent density of 93 pixels-per-inch, resulting in sharper text and picture quality. The monitor has a VESA mount. The monitor panel has good viewing angles and offers better contrast and colors than TN panels. The LG 32GK650F has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. For graphics color quality, the LG 32GK650F has an excellent color depth of 8 -bit, resulting in smoother gradients and more accurate colors. For the extremely fast frame rates, the LG 32GK650F has a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. LG 32GK650F has a total input lag of 11 ms, which is excellent among the competition. For the average response rate, the LG 32GK650F scores 7 ms, which ensures effective synchronization with the high refresh rate. With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. LG 32GK650F has an excellent contrast ratio of 3000 : 1. The brightness of LG 32GK650F is lower than other monitors. The minimum response rate of LG 32GK650F is 5 ms, which is can cause ghosting effects. Graphically demanding games may cause frame drops outside the adative refresh rate of 48 Hz.

 31.5" LG 32GK650F gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review
Brand LG
Year 2018
Model 32GK650F
Size 31.5"
Minimum Refresh Rate 48Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 144Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
NVIDIA G-Sync No
Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1440
Panel Type VA
Pixel Density 93 ppi
Minimum Response Time 5ms
Average Response Time 7ms
Total Response + Input Lag 11ms
Maximum Brightness 350 cd/m^2
Price $ 329.0
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 8 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 3000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 73.8/100 Very Good

Specifications

31.5" LG 32GK650F 3D

3DNo

31.5" LG 32GK650F Accessories

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable

31.5" LG 32GK650F Additional features

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot

31.5" LG 32GK650F Brand, series, model

BrandLG
Model32GK650F
Model alias32GK650F-B

31.5" LG 32GK650F Camera

CameraNo

31.5" LG 32GK650F Certificates, standards and licenses

Certificates, standards and licensesBSMICCCCEcTickENERGY STARErPFCC Class BUL/cUL

31.5" LG 32GK650F Connectivity

Connectivity2 x HDMI, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

31.5" LG 32GK650F Dimensions, weight and color

ColorsBlack
Depth57 mm (millimeters) 5.7 cm (centimeters) 2.2441 in (inches) 0.187 ft (feet)
Depth with stand272 mm (millimeters) 27.2 cm (centimeters) 10.7087 in (inches) 0.8924 ft (feet)
Height424 mm (millimeters) 42.4 cm (centimeters) 16.6929 in (inches) 1.3911 ft (feet)
Height with stand494 mm (millimeters) 49.4 cm (centimeters) 19.4488 in (inches) 1.6207 ft (feet)
Weight6.5 kg (kilograms) 14.33 lbs (pounds)
Weight with stand8.3 kg (kilograms) 18.3 lbs (pounds)
Width715 mm (millimeters) 71.5 cm (centimeters) 28.1496 in (inches) 2.3458 ft (feet)
Width with stand715 mm (millimeters) 71.5 cm (centimeters) 28.1496 in (inches) 2.3458 ft (feet)

31.5" LG 32GK650F Display

Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
BacklightW-LED
Brightness350 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)
Colors16777216 colors 24 bits
Diagonal801 mm (millimeters) 80.1 cm (centimeters) 31.5354 in (inches) 2.628 ft (feet)
Display area90.23 % (percent)
FRCNo
Height392.256 mm (millimeters) 39.2256 cm (centimeters) 15.4431 in (inches) 1.2869 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Minimum response time5 ms (milliseconds) 0.0050 s (seconds)
Panel bit depth8 bits
Panel typeVA
Pixel density93 ppi (pixels per inch) 36 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.272 mm (millimeters) 0.0272 cm (centimeters) 0.0107 in (inches) 0.0009 ft (feet)
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Size class31.5 in (inches)
Static contrast3000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Width697.344 mm (millimeters) 69.7344 cm (centimeters) 27.4545 in (inches) 2.2879 ft (feet)

31.5" LG 32GK650F Ergonomics

Backward tilt15 ° (degrees)
Forward tilt5 ° (degrees)
Forward/backward tiltYes
Height adjustmentYes
Height adjustment range110 mm (millimeters) 11 cm (centimeters) 4.3307 in (inches) 0.3609 ft (feet)
Landscape/portrait pivotYes
Left pivot0 ° (degrees)
Left swivel20 ° (degrees)
Left/right swivelYes
Removable standYes
Right pivot90 ° (degrees)
Right swivel20 ° (degrees)
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

31.5" LG 32GK650F Features

Features6-Axis ControlAMD FreeSync technology, Black StabilizerBlue Light FilterDDC/CIDynamic Action SyncFlicker-free technology, HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2Screen Split 2.0

31.5" LG 32GK650F Frequencies

Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 230 kHz (kilohertz)
Vertical frequency (digital)48 Hz - 144 Hz (hertz)

31.5" LG 32GK650F Operating and storage conditions

Operating humidity10 % - 80 % (percent)
Operating temperature0 °C - 40 °C (degrees Celsius) 32 °F - 104 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Storage humidity5 % - 85 % (percent)
Storage temperature-20 °C - 60 °C (degrees Celsius) -4 °F - 140 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)

31.5" LG 32GK650F Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Power consumption (average)44 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.3 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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Conclusion. All up, the LG 32GK650F is our new favorite affordable high-refresh gaming monitor, and that’s not a crown that we give out lightly or easily.

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