I am currently running zwift from my laptop on high settings to a crudy 1080p TV I was given. I intend to upgrade to a dedicated PC to soley run zwift at ultra settings, ideally at 4k. I am based in the UK and am looking at either of these two monitor choices from Amazon.
Acer Nitro VG240YSbmiipx 24 Inch Full HD Gaming Monitor (IPS Panel, FreeSync, 165 Hz (OC), 2 ms, HDR 10, DP, HDMI,
Samsung U28E590D 28-Inch LCD/LED Monitor 4k, 1 ms response time, no HDR, freesync enabled. TN panel, non gaming monitor
My question is, would I be better buying the 1080p monitor which has a higher Hz rating and if so will it run at 1440p at 144Hz if connected to a good graphics card or should I buy the Samsung 4k monitor for the increased resolution but only 60Hz? Both have freesync, but I guess neither of the GPUs I mentioned supports this?
I am aiming on building a pc based on some of the forum recommendations on a i3-i5 processor and either a 1650 super or 1080 ti GPU, 8gb ram with Windows and zwift on a 120gb Ssd, depending on what I can get at the right price given the current GPU shortage.
I know both graphics cards are capable of 4k, it’s just what monitor would be best suited for the best picture quality and would I notice the difference between 1440p and true 4k?
If the 1080p monitor can be used at higher than the native resolution, (1440p at 144hz) would this be the better choice?
Ps, the bigger monitor isnt important to me, 24" is plenty as it will be wall mounted no further away than my wheel, although it would be nice to go big.
Any advice would be most appreciated
Thank you in advance.