Dell's 27-inch 2K gaming monitor with 144Hz refresh rate is on sale for $285

The Dell S2719DGF 27-inch LED FreeSync monitor has dropped to $284.99 on Dell's website. This sale matches one we saw back in August, but before that the next best deal was a drop to $300. Of course these days you can only find it going for around $320 on Amazon. And it's still going for as much as $400 at other retailers like B&H.

You can get that refresh rate up to 155 Hz if you overclock. But 144 Hz is plenty anyway. Also has 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution and a 1 ms response time. There's a USB hub on the back and VESA mounting. Uses a TN panel.

If you're a gamer or spend a lot of time in front of your computer and just want one all-around great monitor, this is it. The Dell 27-inch has 2K Quad HD 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution, a 1 ms response time, and a 144 Hz refresh rate. If you connect through the DisplayPort, you can overclock the monitor to a 155 Hz refresh rate, but you'll get up to 144 Hz even if you just connect through the HDMI 2.0 port.

The connectivity options include two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, and a USB hub with four USB 3.0 ports. Hubs like that are really nice for getting all your peripherals plugged in, especially if your desktop doesn't have a huge amount of ports in the back.

Despite being a TN panel, which usually means sacrificing viewing angles for faster response times, it has viewing angles up to 170 degrees. That means you can still watch your media even from different vantage points around the screen.

The monitor also has adaptive sync, which reduces screen tearing during high-performance moments. The default tech is AMD's FreeSync, but it is also compatible with Nvidia's G-Sync tech. In order to get it to use that you'll need to connect via DisplayPort and have a Nvidia graphics card from the 10xx or 20xx series.

This is a very popular display, and it has 4.4 stars out of 5 based on 218 reviews on Amazon.

John Levite
J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.