Many times we have talked to you about the versatility that a KVM switch gives to users who need to use several PCs and want to be able to do it with a single monitor, mouse and keyboard. But, what if we tell you that there are monitors that have KVM integrated ? There really are not many, and they are all very high-end products, but in any case in this article we will tell you which are the best monitors with integrated KVM on the market that will allow you to use two PCs with a single monitor, keyboard and mouse and without add an additional switch.
This immense Samsung screen has a diagonal of no less than 43.4 inches (it has 1.05 meters of wide viewing area, so be careful with the dimensions of your table if you intend to buy it), with a curved matrix of 3840 x resolution. 1200 pixels using LED-VA technology. It has a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz and 5 ms response time, so it is even suitable for gaming.
With a maximum energy consumption of 59 watts, it incorporates the brand’s Eye Saver visual health protection technology, as well as Magic Bright and Magic Update, it has a VESA mount to mount it on articulated arms, although its base allows rotation and height adjustment (rotation no). As video inputs we can choose between HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort and USB-C, and it has a USB 3.0 port hub that allows it to be used as KVM.
DELL UltraSharp U3219Q
This professional range monitor from Dell has a 31.5-inch diagonal and UHD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels), with an IPS LED matrix of 8 ms response time and 60 Hz refresh rate. It has 400 cd / m2 of maximum brightness, its stand allows to modify height, rotation and inclination (it can be placed vertically), it has VESA 100 anchor and its video inputs include HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4a. It also has a USB 3.0 ports hub to use as a KVM, of course.
DELL UltraSharp U3419W
This curved ultra-wide monitor is the latest iteration of the brand’s successful monitor series. It has a 34.1-inch diagonal with WQHD resolution (3440 x 1440 pixels) with 8 ms response time and 60 Hz refresh rate, all with an IPS LED matrix.
The monitor supports VESA 100 anchorage but allows the tilt, rotation and height to be modified with the factory base. As video inputs we have to choose between HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2, but it also has a 4-port USB 3.0 hub and a USB-C, so it also supports KVM.
This is a slightly more advanced version of the previous one, with the same characteristics but with a diagonal of 37.5 inches and a resolution of 3840 x 1600 pixels. It is also LED-IPS but its response time is improved to 5 ms, although it also has a 60 Hz refresh rate. It also allows to modify its height, inclination and rotation with the base that comes from the factory, which is also compatible with articulated arms under the VESA 100 standard. In this case, its video inputs are two HDMI 2.0, and it also has the USB hub rigor to do KVM.
Viewsonic VP Series VP2785
Finally we enter the professional range of Viewsonic with this 27-inch monitor with Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) under an IPS LED matrix with 7 ms response time and 120 Hz refresh rate. One of the peculiarities of this monitor is that it comes with factory hardware calibration, and they guarantee 99% coverage of the Adobe RGB color space and 96% of the DCI-P3.
Its base allows to modify its inclination, rotation and height, allowing it to be placed even vertically if desired, although the base can also be removed and its VESA 100 anchor used to mount it on an articulated arm. It comes, of course, with a USB hub for KVM use.