What are the best monitor arms?

Whether you're a gamer, photographer, producer, or just any kind of person who works for extended periods in front of the computer, monitor arms can optimize your workspace and your health. Here are some of the best monitor arms on the market to give you that helping hand.

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    #1Ergotron LX Dual Arm

    Ergotron LX Dual Arm

    The LX Dual is an Ergotron monitor stand that supports up to two monitors with a total limit of 40 pounds. Each side can extend up to 25 inches in length and can be mounted on the desk either via a grommet hole or with the included desk clamp.

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    Billy Lane
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "not only does this mount LOOK beautiful, but it performs just as well. i no longer have to strain my neck to look at monitors at different heights, and I can adjust them depending on the task i need to do! best monitor arm for two monitors!"
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    #2Ergotech Freedom Monitor Arm

    Ergotech Freedom Monitor Arm

    Ergotech's Freedom Arm is a desk-clamping monitor stand with VESA compatibility. The stand includes a desk clamp, an 8-inch pole, an articulating arm, and can hold up monitors between 20 and 30 pounds.

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    Gloria Adams
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "i didn't like the lack of freedom (hehe) i got with the stand that came with my monitor. i tried out ergotech at a friend's suggestion and dear lordy lord this is amazing! free articulation and leaves me lots of free space on my desk! the FREEDOM name is well deserved!"
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    #3Loctek Dual Monitor Mount

    Loctek Dual Monitor Mount

    The Loctek Dual Monitor Arm is a fully flexible and articulate monitor stand. Light touches can make the monitors rotate, swivel, tilt, and extend. The stand can be mounted to a table either via clamp or through a grommet hole.

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    Peter Bowman
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "so as advertised, the stands work great and everything moves with a light touch instead of a forceful hand. that said, that can also be a bad thing, as i found out, since the tilt went all the way down just from the weight of my monitor. it took a bit of tightening handiwork to solve but it's an otherwise great monitor arm for multitaskers like myself!"
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    #4AmazonBasics Single Monitor Stand

    AmazonBasics Single Monitor Stand

    AmazonBasics comes in with this single monitor stand. The arm articulates fully, allowing tilt, rotation, and arm extension and retraction. It can support monitors up to 25 pounds in weight on its 100x100mm monitor base.

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    Janice James
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "i switched to this from an ergotron and found while it wasn't the most extravagant arm, it did its job surprisingly as well as an ergotron. a few missing features just leave it at a 4.5 though."
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    #5Ergotron LX Desk Mount

    Ergotron LX Desk Mount

    Ergotron's LX Desk Mount is a fully adjustable desk-mounted monitor stand. Supported by a polished aluminum frame, the arm can reach a length of up to 25 inches and adjustable height up to 13 inches.

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    Han Han
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "this monitor arm works wonders for me! i can set it to the proper height for all the tasks i do for work. my only gripe is that the pole of the mount could be a bit longer, which is something i had to adjust to when i first got it."
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    #6VIVO Dual Arm Desk Stand

    VIVO Dual Arm Desk Stand

    The VIVO Dual is a monitor stand that can hold up to two monitors with a weight limit of 44 pounds total. Both arms are fully articulated with rotational, swivel, and tilt movements, and can be mounted to a desk either via clamp or grommet.

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    Jennifer Garrett
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "this stand works as intended but initial adjustments are required. the arms (not the mounts) sag even if my monitors are well under the weight limit for each arm, and the vertical alignment is a bit limited. other than that, a pretty decent arm."
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    #7Silverstone Tek Arm

    Silverstone Tek Arm

    The Silverstone Tek Arm is a dual-monitor desk-mounted arm. The aluminum frame's height is adjustable and the monitor stands can rotate up to 90 degrees. The mount also has cable management tubes for mess-free setups.

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    Cynthia Moore
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "the parts are well made and sturdy, and the cable tubes are very handy. that said, it is annoying and sometimes a hindrance that the monitors cannot be at equal heights due to how the stand is designed. it's a bit disorienting, which is why i gave it a 4."
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    #8EZM Basic Dual Monitor Stand

    EZM Basic Dual Monitor Stand

    The EZM Basic Dual is a monitor stand that supports two monitors up to 27 inches each and a combined weight of 44 pounds. The mount heads can tilt, swivel, and rotate, and the arm height can be adjusted along the pole.

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    Abel Velasco
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "despite how the stand is designed, the two arms are never even in height. i've tried adjusting both my screens in numerous ways and still can't solve the problem. that said, even with the design flaw, it holds up pretty well and does free up some space on my desk."

Summary

Best What are the best monitor arms
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ergotron LX Dual ArmOther 19 Paid
2Ergotech Freedom Monitor ArmOther 11 Paid
3Loctek Dual Monitor MountOther 7 Paid
4AmazonBasics Single Monitor StandOther 3 Paid
5Ergotron LX Desk MountOther 2 Paid
6VIVO Dual Arm Desk StandOther 2 Paid
7Silverstone Tek ArmOther 2 Paid
8EZM Basic Dual Monitor StandOther 1 Paid
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