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Acer XB240H
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Acer XB240H PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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A rapid 144Hz refresh rate1 and blazingly fast 1ms response time deliver ultra-smooth motion scenes. Ultra Low Motion Blur1 (ULMB) technology makes moving objects appear perfectly sharp, with no... More
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User Reviews Are Good

Based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this Acer PC screen is 84 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A few Acer XB240H reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. In October this year Nimbull mentioned “Decent menu system with lots of different modes” in their review of this PC monitor however despite that they only rated it 3 stars.

One customer who bought it considered that it had a good experience. One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. This month Kris said “It is very easy to set up, looks fantastic”.

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Nice Design

A few Acer XB240H owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Oneafterd gave it a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon this month “The viewing angles are pretty good, you have to be lying real low iny our chair or standing really high to have a problem, for most games” in their Acer XB240H review. Oneafterd also wrote “Yeah, other than that hsi monitor is pretty sweet, definitely worth the money”.

Several Acer XB240H reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. C. Sutherland wrote in October last year “For gaming, what a difference from my old 60Hz monitor, on my GTX970, GTAV is very smooth & Killing Floor 2 at 110FPS on very high settings is amazing”. Last year Mr N. said on Amazon “If ur only getting 40ish frames it's still a very playable and smooth experience” in his review.

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Good Connectivity

Some Acer XB240H reviewers who reviewed the Acer XB240H agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Katrina Johnson mentioned on Amazon “Good product packaged well and arrived quick /) the hdmi” but she rated the product 3 stars. Mr N. he said “Another note is that it only has the one display port, no hdmi unfortunately” in his Acer XB240H review.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer XB240H owner reckoned that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Mr N. mentioned on Amazon “Viewing angle are OK, side angles don't seem to bad”. One person who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Mr N. mentioned in his review of the Acer XB240H “Contrast isn't to shabby either” and scored the Acer XB240H 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A few customers agreed that the product was good quality. In October last year C. Sutherland mentioned “I see no problems with the quality of the screen, regarding light-bleed or dead pixels”.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Acer medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

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LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price], the Samsung S24D391[plb_2243808_price], or the LG 24MB35[plb_2172643_price].

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other LCD screens of this type and age which are not 3D compatible, the Acer XB240H is 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible flatpanel monitors to this PC screen and we think cheaper LCD screens such as the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer XB240H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XB240H do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Acer B236HL[plb_1601087_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the 220B4[pl_1399348_price], or the 236V4L[pl_1447373_price] both from Philips.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The Acer XB240H has a fairly high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the XB240H. PC displays that were released more than two years ago have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer XB240H has one of the brighter display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. The display brightness of PC displays of a similar age and spec to the XB240H range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Has Four Cables Included

The Acer XB240H has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to it. This Acer flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as the XB240H. The cables included "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer XB240H has one of the fastest response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB240H is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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6 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who purchased it said that it was not thick. Nimbull mentioned this year “The biggest downer is that the power cable can be loose and/or not pick up if you nudge the screen” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One customer who bought it considered that it was not heavy and bulky. C. Sutherland said in their review of the Acer XB240H “Feature wise is quite basic, yes the stand is good and heavy with options for height etc.” nonetheless they still gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer XB240H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the XB240H also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price], or the VK228H[pl_1386924_price] both from Asus which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the XB240H, the Acer XB240H does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to the XB240H range from 60° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the Acer XB240H has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer XB240H is a one HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other LCD screens of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Acer XB240H

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC monitor was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Width

At 567 millimeters, the Acer XB240H has a fairly average width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 567mm wide PC screens to this flatpanel monitor and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the B246[pl_1605013_price], and the 246HL[pl_1498501_price] both from Acer or the Packard Bell Viseo 243D[plb_1572095_price] is also worth considering.

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Expert Reviews

31 August 2015

The Acer XB240H 24-Inch Gaming Monitor might not wow all the gaming enthusiasts with its aesthetics when compared to other monitors, and might lack S-Switch found in BenQ monitors; but it manages...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 by Kris
(Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent monitor. It is very easy to set up, looks fantastic and 144hz and GSYNC is tops. If you're still gaming at 60hz, invest in a high-quality monitor like this one, pair it with a... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I have played everything on this and it looks spectacular, The Division,DOOM,The Witcher 3,FarCry Primal, cant fault it and 4Kvideo plays perfect, very low heat off the screen, well worth it,...

(Verified Purchase)

Had some initial issues with getting it to work with my GTX770 as it *only* uses Display Port. The screen kept disconnecting on and off. Thought it was a cable issue but turned out that i needed... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Had to return 3 due to dead pixels and being faulty ( Screen would constantly flash and picture very blocky) fair enough when they did work I could see why Gsync and 144hz is worth the extra and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2016 by Oneafterd
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor has changed the way I experience games. the 144hz is instantly noticeable and Gsync kicks ass. The only game I ahve an issue with is Black ops 3 and that si the games crappy design... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $28.36
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $30.70
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 04053162996588, 04053162996595, 04713147619481, 04713147619528, 08878999531636

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