We’ve reviewed many gaming monitors over the past couple of years and with only three exceptions, they’ve all been based on TN panels. While twisted-nematic parts provide fast response and keep the price down (relatively speaking), they still require some minor compromises that IPS does not.
With gamers begging for more choices in IPS monitors you’d think the industry would have more options, but so far there have only been a small handful of products introduced. And it’s not as if in-plane switching is a brand new cutting edge technology. We’ve been covering it in our monitor reviews since the AOC I2757Fh and ViewSonic VX2770Smh came out over two years ago.