This PC display is one of the latest PC monitors to be released. As such it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older PC monitors.
Acer medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC screens Acer is one of the superior brands.
Unlike most of the other recently released similar spec flatpanel monitors which are not 3D compatible, the GN276HL is 3D compatible.
Has One Cable Included
The Acer GN276HL has a greater number of cables included than most new medium monitors. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included AC|DVI|VGA are also found on this PC screen.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.
The average height of recently released flatpanel monitors is 360mm. With a height of only 285 millimeters, the GN276HL is quite short compared to most of the other newly released medium monitors.
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Quite Fast Response Time
Medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GN276HL have response times of between 1ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. The response time of the Acer GN276HL of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest amongst comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the GN276HL.
At only 41 millimeters, the GN276HL is quite shallow compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for a similar time to the GN276HL. The shallowest comparable spec LCD screen that came out in the last year is 7mm deep and the deepest is 610mm.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The GN276HL does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last year do have a built-in speaker.
Like most of the other new medium monitors, the GN276HL does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months, the GN276HL does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released medium monitors.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including cheaper LCD screens such as the Samsung LC27F396FHU, the LG 22MT58DF-PZ, or the Benq EW2775ZH.
PC monitors with a more display resolution that might be worth looking at include the Hannspree HP246PJB (1920 x 1200 and cheaper), the iiyama X2485WS-B3 (1920 x 1200 and cheaper), or the NEC E245WMi ($300.99) (1920 x 1200 and cheaper).
Only One HDMI Port
The GN276HL is a one HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GN276HL have between one and three HDMI ports.
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LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available including the LG 22MT58DF-PZ which is cheaper.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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