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Acer XG270HU PC Monitor

$436.00
27" 100000000:1 LED May 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
Eight industry awards
Good value for money
Good quality
62 Reviews + 8 Awards
guru3d.com Recommended tomshardware.co.uk Editor Recommended tomshardware.com Editor Recommended HEXUS.net Approved
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Good Value for Money

Nineteen people wrote in their reviews that the Acer XG270HU was good value for money.

Lord Jackie wrote in their review of the Acer XG270HU two years ago “B&H had the best price and by far the fastest shipping(not to mention free” . Kriptonik wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “B&H Beat the price of Newegg & had fast shipping”. Set111 said on Amazon “Overall 4/5 for the monitor and 5/5 for value for money as I got it on sale for £270 which is around half that of the G-sync equivalent” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

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Cheap

Two people agreed that it was cheap.

Jordan said on Amazon two years ago “The real deal breaker for me, this should be standard on every monitor! 2) The stand it comes with is rubbish” in his Acer XG270HU review. G. K. Lowell gave the product a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon “For the price I paid it's a bargain”.

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Expensive

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was expensive.

Aaron gave this PC monitor a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned in his Acer XG270HU review “GSYNC equivalents are much more expensive and although this is a TN panel”.


Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst comparable spec PC displays that have been around for the last year, this medium monitor is one of the most awarded by PC monitor experts.

The experts at Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Tomshw.it all wrote that this PC display was marvellous and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of Guru3d.com and Vido.com.ua both concluded that concluded that they would endorse this PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This PC display received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net, Hispazone.com gave it a "Best for Games" award and it received a "The Choice of Gamers" award from Ua.gecid.com.

Average Expert Reviews

This PC display received a rating of 70% from expert review website maximumpc.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 41 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is marvellous. 29 reviewers gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 3,845 expert and user reviews for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Picture Quality

Four Acer XG270HU reviewers who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality.

A Happy Customer gave it a score of 8 stars and wrote “Ticks all my tick boxes, screen resolution is amazing and perfect for my graphics card (r9 290” in their Acer XG270HU review. Edvard mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Picture quality wise no problems” and rated the Acer XG270HU 7 stars. Elaine E. scored the product 5 stars and she wrote in her Acer XG270HU review “Image quality is nice though takes some fiddling out of the box”.

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Good Contrast Ratio

One Acer XG270HU reviewer who purchased the product wrote that it had a good contrast ratio.

Set111 said in their Acer XG270HU review “The colour accuracy is decent and the contrast ratio is better than I was expecting”.

Good Colour Saturation

Two people mentioned that it had good colour saturation.

Mr. T. Eyles mentioned on Amazon “And some really nice colours and range of settings in the menu (once you pug in the HMDI cable”. Jordan mentioned in his review of the Acer XG270HU “3) Great colours - Maybe not as good as IPS colours they're still bloody good”.

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Good Refresh Rate

Two Acer XG270HU reviewers who reviewed the Acer XG270HU reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

Esymo mentioned on Amazon “The great refresh rate and the 1ms delay makes this a fantastic monitor for gaming”.

Sharp Image

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a sharp image.

Weric mentioned “Depth of field and colour/sharpness a real shock after standard HD screen” .


Design

Good Quality

Eight Acer XG270HU reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good quality.

Peter Aldred said “This Monitor is excellent and gives a quality gaming experience” and gave the Acer XG270HU a rating of 7 stars. Kkoli said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very nice monitor with excellent picture quality”. Two years ago Edward gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he said “Verything about this monitor is great except the build quality” in his review of the Acer XG270HU.

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Good Looking

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Clara96 wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Gorgeous, easy to set up”.

Well Designed

Four people who purchased it concluded that it was well designed.

Two years ago Andrew mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “The frameless design is great and I actually enjoy the orange-copper color of the bezel” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 7 stars. Also two years ago Ben Needham scored the product 7 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good clear picture, very fast response time(great for gaming) and a very nice design”.

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Smooth

Two Acer XG270HU owners who reviewed it wrote that it was smooth.

Zach C. gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote “Fantastic quality image, freesync is incredibly smooth and the high refresh rate”. A Happy Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “The 144hz is ultra smooth and insane in games”.

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Easy to Setup

One Acer XG270HU owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

Easy to Use the Menus

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Two years ago Andrew mentioned “The menu is easy enough to manage with the buttons on the underside of the monitor” in his review of the Acer XG270HU and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Good Experience

One customer who reviewed the Acer XG270HU reckoned that it had a good experience.

Not Strong and Durable

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not strong and durable.

Esymo wrote “The stand is a little bit shaky if your desk is not too sturdy” .

Not Well Made

Two Acer XG270HU owners considered that it was not well made.

Kkoli said on Amazon “Ii) It is not very stable/solid” in their review of the Acer XG270HU. Devoncatt mentioned “I needed a 2 GB video card ( about £35) to reach its full potential not built in motherboard video”.

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Features

Good Features

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features.

Two years ago Alan Haine mentioned on Amazon “All in all sure there are better monitors with more features”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XG270HU, the Acer XG270HU has a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Asus PB287Q.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XG270HU is more than most medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months. This Acer PC monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens that came out around the same time as the XG270HU. The cables included "DisplayPort" and "DVI" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Display

Very Fast Response Time

Across all the medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months the response times range from 1ms to 22ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the XG270HU has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released around the same time as the XG270HU.

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Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

This Acer PC monitor was released twelve months ago.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer 773631211umhg0eea01, acer umhg0ee001, acer umhg0eea01, acer xg270hua, umhg0aa001, 2560x1440, 350cdm2
Barcodes 00888863064298, 04713147861477, 04713392553738

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