EIZO Foris FG2421 - 23.5-inch World's First 240 Hz Gaming Monitor



EIZO Foris FG2421 - 23.5-inch World's First 240 Hz Gaming Monitor

Always on Target
23.5" (59.8 cm) Gaming Monitor. Everything looks smoother on the world’s first 240 Hz drive (120 Hz input + Turbo 240) gaming monitor. The fluid motion combined with low input lag and color presets from professional gamers ensure a can’t-miss experience whether you play first-person shooter, fighting or other fast-action genres.

Key Features

  • Ultra Smooth Gaming with Turbo 240
  • Quick Scoping with Extremely Low Input Lag
  • Download Pro Gamer's Preset
  • Clear Visibility with High-Contrast VA Panel
  • Easy on the Eyes

Product Brochure:
Monitors - FORIS_FG2421.pdf

Ultra-Smooth Gaming with Turbo 240

Experience fluid gameplay free from motion blur with the gaming industry’s first 240 Hz drive (120 Hz input + Turbo 240) monitor. EIZO’s Turbo 240 converts 120 Hz input signals to 240 Hz for a refresh rate double that of conventional gaming monitors so you can enjoy the smoothest motion display yet for first-person shooter, racing, and other fast-action genres.

White Paper: Technology behind the Turbo 240 feature [PDF: 758 KB]

Turbo 240 LOGO

Quick Scoping with Extremely Low Input Lag

Input lag, or the time it takes for commands from a keyboard, mouse, or controller to appear on the screen, can be the difference between hitting your target and missing it. EIZO developed its own integrated circuit to ensure your commands appear onscreen without delay.

Full Image Control with G-Ignition Software

With the G-Ignition software, you can adjust the monitor to your preferred color settings or import the color profiles available on EIZO's own cloud serivce, G-Ignition Drive. EIZO sponsored gaming team such as Ninjas in Pyjamas color profile is now also available on the G-Ignition Drive.

Download G-Ignition

Color presets

Clear Visibility with High-Contrast VA Panel

The FORIS FG2421 uses a new VA (vertical alignment) panel with a native contrast ratio of 5000:1. This is 5 times more than what other gaming monitors offer and increases the visibility in dark scenes so you can spot enemies more quickly.

Easy on the Eyes

Turbo 240 significantly reduces motion blur for clear visibility in FPS and other genres. Disabling Turbo 240 activates produces flicker-free images to reduce eye fatigue. By using the bundled ScreenManager Pro for Gaming to assign a preset mode to each program, you can turn Turbo 240 on and off automatically. For example, when playing a game in FPS mode, Turbo 240 will be activated, but when using your browser in Web mode, Turbo 240 will be deactivated.



Cabinet ColorBlack


Size23.5" / 59.8 cm (598 mm diagonal)
Native Resolution1920 × 1080 (16: 9 aspect ratio)
Display Size (H × V)521.3 × 293.2 mm
Pixel Pitch0.272 × 0.272 mm
Grayscale Tones256 tones (a palette of 1021 tones)
Display Colors16.77 million from a palette of 1.06 billion
Viewing Angles (H / V, typical)176°, 176°
Brightness (typical)400 cd/m2 (Turbo 240: OFF)
Contrast Ratio (typical)5000:1 (15000:1 with ContrastEnhancer)
Response Time (typical)Less than 1 ms (Turbo 240: ON, Monitor spec)

Video Signals

Input TerminalsPC: DisplayPort, DVI-D 24 pin (with HDCP)
PC / AV: HDMI × 1
Digital Scanning Frequency (H / V)HDMI: 15 – 100 kHz, 23 – 122 Hz
DVI: 31 – 138 kHz, 59 – 122 Hz
DisplayPort: 31 – 138 kHz, 49 – 122 Hz
Sync FormatsPC: Separate
AV: -


Input TerminalsPC: 3.5 mm stereo jack × 1, DisplayPort × 1
PC / AV: HDMI × 1
Output TerminalsPC / AV: 3.5 mm stereo jack, 3.5 mm headphone jack
Sound AdjustmentVolume, Sound Level, Source (DisplayPort, HDMI)


Function1-port for monitor control
2-port USB hub


Power Requirements100 – 120 V / 200 – 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Maximum Power Consumption53 W
Typical Power Consumption20 W
Power Save ModeLess than 0.5 W
Standby ModeLess than 0.5 W (Power button off)
Power ManagementPower Save (VESA DPM and DVI DMPM)

Features & Functions

Preset ModesPC / AV: User1, User2, User3, FPS1, FPS2, RTS, Web
Auto EcoView / BrightRegulatorYes (Deafult: Disabled)
OSD LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Swedish
OthersTurbo 240, Product Information (name, serial number, resolution, operating time, etc.), OSD Menu Settings, DisplayPort/HDMI Color Space, Rear Logo Light, Adjustment Lock, Power Indicator, Auto Color, Reset

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (Landscape, W × H × D)563.5 × 391 – 451 × 200 mm
Net Weight6.2 kg / 13.6 lbs
Height Adjustment Range60 mm
Tilt25° Up, 0° Down

Environmental Requirements

Temperature5 – 35 °C
Humidity (R.H., non condensing)20 – 80 %
Certifications & Standards (Please contact the EIZO group company or distributor in your country for the latest information.)CB, TUV/GS, CE, cTUVus, FCC-B, Canadian ICES-003-B, TUV/S, PSE, VCCI-B, TUV/Ergonomics, C-tick, GOST-R, RoHS, WEEE
Supplied AccessoriesAC power cord, signal cable (DisplayPort – DisplayPort), USB cable, audio cable, EIZO LCD Utility Disk (PDF user's manual), cable holder, setup guide
WarrantyFive Years

Digital  Versus

Digital Versus

February 24, 2014

Score: 5 stars out of 5

"…the FG2421 is perfectly up to fast-action gaming, notably thanks to its Turbo 240 mode, its ultra-high contrast and wide viewing angles."

hardware info

Hardware.Info (Netherlands)

Feb 21, 2014

FG2421 Video Review

gaming freaks

Gaming Freaks (Netherlands)

February 19, 2014

7.9 stars – Superb gaming monitor!

"This screen is perfect in every way." 

Original Article (Dutch)
Google Translation

pur pc

Pure PC (Poland)

February 10, 2014

Product of the Year 2013 (1st Place Gold for Monitors)

Original article (Polish)
Google Translation


tbreak Media (UAE)

January 26, 2014
Score: 8.6 Good

"A-class monitor that is perfect for any kind of gaming, with a wealth of customizable settings to ensure you’re getting the very best picture quality."


 PCtipp (Switzerland)

January 2014

Rating: 4.5 / 5

"Conclusion: Eizo's FG2421 is through and through a top model, and with a street price of 649 francs not cheap. But it is worth every cent due to its excellent features, image quality, operation and the 5-year warranty."

Original Article (German)
Google Translation

​ Gamesnack


Gamesnack (Belguim)

December 29, 2013

Rating: 80%

"The question was whether the screen makes a tangible difference to a non-pro-gamer. We can not emphasize this enough, we are not pro-gamers, but the difference is huge."

Original Article (Dutch)
Google Translation

PC World (Poland)

PC World (Poland)

December 2013

Product of the Year 2013


 PC3 Magazine (Hong Kong)

November 25, 2013

2013 Power Award

Player Magazine (Germany)

Player Magazine (Germany)

January 2014

Rating: Excellent

"With the FORIS FG2421, EIZO succeeded in brilliant performance for a gaming monitor which in conjunction with a normal gaming PC is really worth its price and sets the standard for high-speed gaming."


Gameswelt (Germany)

November 22

Rating: 9.5 / 10

"The EIZO FORIS FG2421 provides none other than THE screen for players."

Original article (German)
Google Translation

Chip Online (Germany)

November 14

Rating: 93.6% / 5 stars

"The Eizo Foris FG2421 proves to test as an excellent monitor for gamers, but also benefits all other users with extremely high image quality."

Original article (German)
Google Translation

ExtraHardware (Czech Republic)

November 14, 2013

We Want It!  Award

"Foris FG2421 as a gaming monitor clearly scores. It succeeded in almost everything a player could want…"

Original article (Czech)
Google Translation

Xtreame hardware

Xtreme Hardware (Italy)

November 12, 2013

Gold award 4.5 stars

"With the 240 Turbo, the FG2421 is the new benchmark for gaming. That's it!"

Original article (Italian)
Google Translation



November 07, 2013

"The overall gaming performance of the Eizo FG2421 was very good and we were pleased with what we saw. …Being the first VA 120Hz model on the market is also an achievement and clearly it can offer some advantages over TN Film panels. "



Pure PC (Poland)

November 05, 2013

Recommended 4.5/5 stars

"The VA panel in EIZO FORIS FG2421 gives one important advantage over the monitors equipped with a TN – five times better contrast. A big surprise in the new model is also the level of ghosting, which is low, even in comparison with IPS."

Original article (Polish)
Google Translation


01net (France)

October 31, 2013

5/5 stars

"This new EIZO monitor is a revolution. The fastest VA panel we ever tested."

Original article (French)
Google Translation



SweClockers (Sweden)

Original article (Swedish)
Google Translation

October 31, 2013

Excellent award

"EIZO FORIS FG2421 is an outstanding gaming screen that does not compromise on the colors."



GameStar Magazine (Germany)

October 30, 2013

Platinum Award – 95/100

"EIZOs FG2421 impresses with a response time of less than one millisecond and the innovative 240-Hz mode as the fastest games TFT ever. Thanks to VA-Panel very good overall image quality."

tbreak Technology

Flatpanels HD

October 30, 2013

Highly Recommended award 2013

"EIZO FORIS FG2421 is a small revolution in gaming monitors, combining great picture quality with speed."

gamers pad

GamersPad (Australia)

October 30, 2013

10 Overall Score

"The FORIS FG2421 monitor is the new leader in the gaming market. It supports a high 240Hz refresh rate on an excellent quality VA panel making the perfect combo for gaming performance and quality. The best monitor gamers can buy. "

PC Games Hardware

PC Games Hardware (Germany)

Original article (German)

Google Translation

October 30, 2013

Top Technology


Flickering image (left) and smooth image display (right)

Getting Connected

Best Positioning

Designed for Gaming

The rear cabinet design features an LED backlit EIZO logo on a glossy surface surrounded by a vermillion frame. The logo glows brilliantly in a dimly-lit room or in a tournament setting. The front cabinet has a simple design so you can focus on the screen.


Built to Last Five Years

EIZO’s five-year warranty is two years or 67% longer than the standard three-year warranty of most brands.

5 Year Warranty

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