38GN950-B

38” UltraGear Curved WQHD+ Nano IPS 1ms 144Hz HDR 600 Monitor with G-SYNC® Compatibility

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KEY FEATURES

  • 38” Curved UltraWide QHD+ (3840 x 1600) Nano IPS Display
  • IPS 1ms (GtG) 144Hz Refresh Rate (O/C 160Hz)
  • 3-Side Virtually Borderless Design
  • VESA DisplayHDR 600 & DCI-P3 98% Color Gamut
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC® Compatible with AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro
  • Tilt/Height Adjustable Stand
38” UltraGear Curved WQHD+ Nano IPS 1ms 144Hz HDR 600 Monitor with G-SYNC® Compatibility
$
#1 Gaming-Designed Monitor Brand in U.S.*1

#1 Gaming-Designed Monitor Brand in U.S.*

*The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Monitors, Gaming Designed, Based on dollars, May’19-Apr’20 combined.
*The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Monitors, Gaming Designed, Based on dollars, May’19-Apr’20 combined.
  • Color

    Nano IPS

  • Speed

    IPS 1ms (GtG)
    Overclock 160Hz

  • Feature

    NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible
    Sphere Lighting 2.0

Nano IPS 1ms

A Total Game Changer with Nano IPS

A faster, more lifelike gaming experience. LG UltraGear Gaming Monitors are created from the ground up to give gamers the edge. The Nano IPS display achieves 1ms GTG TN-level speeds and ultra-fast refresh rates, while mesmerizing with a rich and vivid picture.
*Select 'Faster Mode' to perform '1ms Response Time'. (Game Mode → Response Time → Faster Mode)
IPS 1ms (GtG)

Designed for Incredible Speed

With IPS 1ms comparable to TN Speed, providing the minimized afterimage and a fast response time, you can enjoy a whole new gaming performance.
*The images simulated to enhance feature understanding. It may differ from actual use.
*Comparison of speed with IPS 5ms (Left image) and IPS 1ms (GtG).
*The images simulated to enhance feature understanding. It may differ from actual use.
Overclock 160Hz

Total Immersion with Overwhelming Speed

Responsiveness on a dime. Overclock boosts refresh rates from 144Hz to an ultra-fast 160Hz, displaying less motion blur and smooth movement. Gamers see fast action, obstacles and opponents in near real time for a clear advantage.
*The images simulated to enhance feature understanding. It may differ from actual use.
*Comparison of 60Hz Refresh Rate (left image) and Overclock160Hz.
*The images simulated to enhance feature understanding. It may differ from actual use.
*Comparison of Mode 'OFF' (left image) and NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible.
NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatible

Gain an Edge with NVIDIA® G-SYNC® Compatibility

Officially verified NVIDIA G-SYNC® compatibility. That translates to faster, smoother gaming that's been tested to reduce screen tearing, while minimizing stutter and input lag. Never miss a frame of the action as you clinch your victories with lag-free refresh rates.
*The images simulated to enhance feature understanding. It may differ from actual use.
*Comparison of Mode 'OFF' (left image) and AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro.
AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro

Clearer, Smoother and Faster

With FreeSync™ Premium Pro technology, gamers can experience seamless, fluid movement in hi-resolution and fast-paced games. It virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering.

Sphere Lighting 2.0

Gratification of Sight and Hearing

  • Sound Sync Mode

    Sphere Lighting 2.0 draws you deeper into the game while reducing eye strain. With the Sound Sync mode, the 38GN950 lights up according to the dynamic sounds in the game.

  • Video Sync Mode

    The Video Sync mode in Sphere Lighting 2.0 lights up according to the visual effect colors appearing on the monitor, allowing you to be fully immersed in the game.

*The video shown for illustration purpose only. Actual lighting effects of Sphere Lighting 2.0 may vary due to contents and each mode.

PICTURE QUALITY

    • Size
    • 38"
    • Display Type
    • Nano IPS
    • Response Time
    • 1ms (GtG at Faster)
    • Refresh Rate
    • 144Hz (160Hz O/C)
    • Display Resolution
    • UW-QHD
    • Color Gamut (Typ.)
    • DCI-P3 98% (CIE1976)
    • Color Depth (Number of Colors)
    • 1.07B
    • Pixel Pitch (mm)
    • 0.2291 x 0.2291 mm
    • Response Time (GTG)
    • 1ms (GtG at Faster)
    • Aspect Ratio
    • 21:9
    • Resolution
    • 3840 x 1600
    • Brightness
    • 450cd/m² (Typ.)
    • Contrast Ratio
    • 1000:1
    • Viewing Angle
    • 178˚(R/L), 178˚(U/D)
    • Surface Treatment
    • Anti-Glare

INPUT/OUTPUT

    • HDMI
    • Yes x 2 (3840x1600 10bit at 75Hz)
    • DisplayPort
    • Yes x 1 (3840x1600 10bit at 144Hz, 160Hz O/C)
    • Headphone Out
    • Yes
    • USB Up-stream
    • Yes x 1
    • USB Down-stream
    • Yes x 2

POWER

    • Type
    • Adapter
    • Input
    • 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz
    • Power Save/Sleep Mode (Max)
    • Less than 0.3W
    • DC Off (Max)
    • Less than 0.3W
    • Power Consumption (Typ.)
    • 70W
    • Power Consumption (Max.)
    • 140W

SPECIAL FEATURES

    • NVIDIA G-Sync™
    • Yes (Compatible)
    • Adaptive Sync
    • AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro
    • 1ms Motion Blur Reduction
    • Yes
    • Black Stabilizer®
    • Yes
    • Dynamic Action Sync®
    • Yes
    • Crosshair®
    • Yes
    • Flicker Safe®
    • Yes
    • Smart Energy Saving
    • Yes
    • Reader Mode
    • Yes
    • Color Calibrated
    • Yes
    • OnScreen Control (OSC)
    • Yes
    • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
    • Yes (HDR10)
    • Wide Color Gamut
    • Yes
    • Sphere Lighting
    • Yes
    • Curved
    • Yes
    • VESA DisplayHDR™
    • DisplayHDR™ 600
    • HDR Effect
    • Yes
    • Variable Backlight
    • Yes
    • Auto Input Switch
    • Yes
    • Lighting Mode
    • Yes
    • Lighting Option
    • Yes
    • FreeSync (Low Frame Compensation)
    • Yes
    • LG UltraGear™ Control Center
    • Yes

SOUND

    • Speaker
    • No Built-in Speaker

DIMENSIONS/WEIGHTS

    • With Stand (WxHxD)
    • 35.4" x 23.2" x 12.3" (up), 35.4" x 18.8" x 12.3" (down)
    • Without Stand (WxHxD)
    • 35.4" x 15.5" x 4.4"
    • Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD)
    • 41.7" x 21.7" x 10.04"
    • With Stand Weight
    • 20.3 lbs
    • Without Stand Weight
    • 15.4 lbs
    • Shipping Weight
    • 29.5 lbs

STAND

    • Display Position Adjustments
    • Tilt/Height

CABINET/ACCESSORIES

    • Wall Mount Size (mm)
    • 100 x 100 mm
    • Display Port
    • Yes
    • USB3.0 Upstream Cable
    • Yes
    • HDMI
    • Yes

GENERAL

    • 2020 Model
    • Yes

WARRANTY

    • Limited Warranty
    • 1 Year Parts and Labor
    • UPC
    • 719192637504

What people are saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top tier performance This review is from the perspective of a gamer. I cannot go back from this monitor, it's super immersive. The colors are fantastic. No ghosting or anything. And the rgb ring on the back is perfect lighting for my wall
Date published: 2021-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it's my first time owning a expensive/gaming monitor but I enjoy it and like the fact it is large and responsive.
Date published: 2021-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best of the best No better option out there. This is simply the best choice for the gaming monitor.
Date published: 2021-02-09
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What is the curve R1800, R1000?

Asked by: dvschinook
The Curve Radius is 2300R. ^Daphane
Answered by: LG Electronics
Date published: 2020-12-31

Is this monitor still be made?

Asked by: dkarp
The LG 38” UltraGear Curved WQHD+ Nano IPS 1ms 144Hz HDR 600 Monitor with G-SYNC® Compatibility, Model # 38GN950-B is a 2020 model and it is still current...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-11-13

When is this going to release? I see the 38wn has already started to take orders and has a price. 

Asked by: jhite

When will this be available to purchase and for how much?

Asked by: Jackie202

Any idea when we can expect an Australian release on the 38GN950B?

Asked by: ScottyCee

The display port is 1.2 or 1.4? 

Asked by: Greg Roland

The features section of this monitor states that it has a 1ms Motion Blur Reduction feature, but this is not found on the monitor, was this an error in the specifications or should the panel have this feature and we can expect some kind of firmware update

Asked by: BramT
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