LG 24GN60R Review 2023: 1080p 144Hz IPS Gaming Monitor

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The LG 24GN60R is is a budget 1080p gaming monitor for 144Hz high refresh rate gaming. It comes with AMD FreeSync Premium and Motion Blur Reduction Technology for gaming. An IPS panel backs this monitor and is super colorful and has wide viewing angles. It is also HDR 10 certified and you get excellent motion handling for playing fast-paced games.

It is a smaller model of the LG 27GN60R with tilt-only stand and a cheaper price-tag. This gaming monitor is specifically for those who do not need the height, swivel and pivot functions. It should satisfy most gamers thirst with its high refresh rate and excellent gaming performance.


Overview

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Best Features

  • 24″ IPS Panel
  • 144Hz Refresh Rate
  • 1ms Response Time
  • AMD FreeSync Premium
  • Dynamic Action Sync
  • HDR 10
  • VESA Mount

Good

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The LG 24GN60R is a decent IPS high refresh rate gaming monitor for budget buyers. It is a smaller model of the LG 24GN60R with no ergonomics stand. Hence it comes down to a price-tag that many can afford.

It comes loaded with some fantastic feature like 144Hz refresh rate, HDR 10, AMD FreeSync Premium, and Dynamic Action Sync for gaming.

The LG 24GN60R has tight arrangement of pixels, resulting in optimum sharpness for reading and office use, but 1440p would have been great here.

Gamers will love this gaming monitor because of its clear high refresh rate gaming experience.

There are no speakers, and the screen real estate is not that great for professional media creation.

Office

65%

Gaming

70%

Entertainment

60%

Media Creation

55%

Design & Ergonomics

Front

LG-24GN60R-Bezels

Monitor Type – Flat
Width – 54.08 cm
Height40.89 cm

The LG 24GN60R has a plain design from the front and the first thing you will notice that this monitor has very thin bezels.

It is a big monitor and requires noticeable amount of space. There is a LG logo in the middle of the bottom bezel and the stand has a spreaded-leg design and it is hard to tell it is a gaming monitor from the front.

Back

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Depth18.05 cm
VESA Mount – Yes (100x100mm)
Ports Position – Back-Facing

The back of the LG 24GN60R looks fantastic and it looks like a proper gaming monitor from the back. There is a ring in red color on the back with Ultragear logo on the top.

We also noticed there are vents for heat to dissipate. In the center of the red ring, there are ports, and holes for VESA mounting. The ports are back-facing so that should increase the depth of this monitor to certain centimetres.

Bezels

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Thiness – N/A

The bezels on the LG 24GN60R are thin and we think a multiple monitor setup should work seamlessly with this monitor.

Build Quality

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Weight8.69 lbs

The build quality of LG 24GN60R is excellent and it feels like a solid gaming monitor. Although it is made up of plastic parts, but there are no gaps and the parts seem very well put together.

Stand

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Removable Stand – Yes
Cable Management – N/A

The stand on the LG 24GN60R has red trim for aesthetics. It is removable and it needs to be removed while mounting it on the wall. It offers excellent stability against wobbles on the desk.

Unfortunately, there is no cable management hole on the monitor, so it is hard to make a cable-free desk setup with this monitor.

Ergonomics

Tilt – 15° Backward, 5° Forward
Swivel – N/A
Height – N/A
Pivot – N/A

The LG 24GN60R gaming monitor offers only tilt function, which makes it ergonomically poor.

Its tilt range is very narrow because we have seen monitors offering wider tilt range than this.

Display & Performance

Panel

Panel Type – IPS
Panel Size – 23.8-inch
Aspect Ratio – 16:9
Panel Depth – 8 bits (6 bits+FRC)

The LG 24GN60R houses a high refresh rate IPS panel with 24-inch screen size and that is great in terms of colors and viewing angles compared to TN and VA counterparts. It is a perfect sized monitor for high refresh rate gaming.

This budget gaming monitor has a 16:9 aspect ratio panel with panel depth of 8 bits so it can display 16 million colors which makes it a colorful panel for gaming.

Screen Clarity

Resolution – FHD | 1920x1080p
PPI – 92 PPI

This monitor has FHD screen resolution, meaning 1920×1080 pixels resolution and that results in mediocre 92 PPI on the 24-inch screen size.

The screen clarity is good because of the tight arrangement of pixels, but that should not create any problems like fuzzy image while viewing from a distance. It should also not put much stress on the GPU because the 1080p stays easy on the computer.

Brightness

Peak Brightness – 300-nits

The LG 24GN60R can reach 300-nits at its peak and that feels satisfactory for indoor lighting conditions.

Also, the reflection handling is great because there is an anti-glare coating on the display and it perfectly combats glare.

Contrast

Contrast Ratio – 1000:1

The contrast ratio on this monitor is 1000:1, which is not that great for dark rooms. Blacks might appear gray on this monitor in the dark.

If you want a gaming monitor for dark rooms, consider VA monitors because they offer high contrast ratio for cheap price.

Viewing Angles

Viewing Angles (H/V) – 178°/178°

This gaming monitor from LG has fantastic viewing angles resulting in consistent image from side angles. It is great for the person sitting besides, and perfect for mounting on the wall or placing the monitor at a height.

Color Coverage

sRGB – 99%

The color coverage on the LG 24GN60R is standard. It is in the range not narrow, neither wide. It is perfect for viewing SDR content and SDR gaming.

Response Time

Response Time – 1ms

The LG 24GN60R has lowest 1ms response time making it perfect for gamers. It offers smooth motion handling with a clear picture while playing motion-intensive games. Plus, the Dynamic Action Sync further reduces the input lag to the lowest for a responsive gaming experience.

Its TN model LG 24GL600F has lower input lag than this, but the difference is unnoticeable in real life.

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate – 144Hz

The LG 24GN60R has max 144Hz refresh rate which is enough to satisfy most gamers. It provides smooth gameplay with tear-free and stutter-free experience.

BFI

Black Frame Insertion – Yes (Motion Blur Reduction)

The LG 24GN60R offers backlight strobing technology for motion blur reduction. LG calls in MBR (Motion Blue Reduction) and there is a dedicated mode for it in the OSD menu.

HDR

HDRHDR 10 Certified

The LG 24GN60R is HDR 10 certified.

Features

Flicker-Free

Flicker-Free Technology gives consistent eye-strain free viewing experience.

AMD FreeSync

AMD FreeSync offers blur-free gaming experience with low latency and low frame-rate compensation.

Black Stabilizer

Black Stabilizer adjusts the Gamma curve to reveal the details in dark scenes while gaming. Gamers are finding it useful and that is great for night gaming.

MBR Technology

Motion Blur Reduction is a backlight strobing technology or black frame insertion technology in LG monitor for maximum blur reduction.

Crosshair

Crosshair can be accessed from the OSB menu and it stays in the middle of the screen so that you can do no-scope awping in CS GO.

Dynamic Action Sync

Dynamic Action Sync lowers the input lag to the lowest so that you have a responsive gaming session.

Connectivity

Video Inputs

1x HDMI 2.0
1x DisplayPort 1.4

The LG 24GN60R provides a single HDMI 2.0 port, and a single DisplayPort 1.4 for seamless video connectivity. Both the video ports support [email protected] for gaming.

USB, Other Ports

1x 3.5mm Audio Out

This monitor does not have video ports, but you do get an audio out port on this monitor.


That’s a Wrap!

For around $200, the LG 24GN60R is an excellent cheap gaming monitor for 144Hz gaming. We think it is perfect for those with low-powered CPUs because the 1080p stays easy on the computer. It is a great performer for motion intensive games and we are impressed by the motion handling of this monitor.

It does not have speaker, and also the stand has poor ergonomics, but the IPS panel is very smooth and we highly recommend this gaming monitor to those who want a small gaming display.


LG 24GN60R: Ratings

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★★★★☆ | 4/5

All Factors Considered

Display

4.4/5 Superb

★★★★☆

The display is IPS with 144Hz refresh rate, and it handles motion very well.

Design

3.7/5 Good

★★★★☆

The build quality is decent, but the stand has poor ergonomics.

Features

4/5 Superb

★★★★☆

It has ample features with sufficient connectivity ports.


The Good

  • Excellent motion handling
  • Ample features for gaming
  • Has HDR 10 certification

The Bad

  • Poor ergonomics
  • Limited connectivity
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