Acer XG270HU
Acer XG270HU
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Acer XG270HU

$499.99 Recommended Editor Recommended Editor Recommended Approved
A multi award winning and 2 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LED May 2015
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Acer XG270HU Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer XG270HU number 762 across all PC monitors.
90 Reviews + 10 Awards
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£108 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has not bad expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received 10 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this Acer PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
The XG270HU has running costs of £108 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report excellent product quality, good picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
It is missing some features:

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10 Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the PC monitors.

This flatpanel monitor received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites, and all of whom thought that this PC screen was exceptional.

The experts at review sites and both endorse this LCD screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Acer LCD screen received a "Gold" award from website who said that this Acer PC display was exceptional.

Three more expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was very good. gave this PC monitor a "The Choice of Gamers" award, gave it an "Approved" award and it received a "Best for Games" award from

The expert at one other expert review site said that this PC monitor was very good. This was from who gave it an "Best for Games".

Average Expert Reviews

Four experts from sites including PC Mag,, and have rated this LCD screen on average 76 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 86 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is exceptional. 58 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four owners who purchased it agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who bought this PC monitor said that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six people thought the product was good value for money.

  • INCREDIBLE Value and Performance with Just a Few Minor Flaws…
    Jamie (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Awesome monitor! Great value!
  • This gaming computer is an exceptional value…
    Shadow ( - October 2015
  • Got it on an unexpected daily deal for £100 less than it is up for now…
    Einar (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The real deal breaker for me, this should be standard on every monitor! 2) The stand it comes with is rubbish…
    Jordan (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Only if getting for under £370 – it is great value…
    Aaron (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Unless you are a bat and plan to game while hanging upside down from a light fixture how is it relevant? Its the best price for what you get, buy it !
    Clara96 (Amazon) - October 2015

Acer PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 5,837 expert and user reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the XG270HU is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XG270HU has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the XG270HU of only 1ms is in the fastest 6% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XG270HU is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included HDMI, DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen was released in May 2015.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The XG270HU is in the most expensive 20% of all 2,768 PC screens that we have assessed for 8 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the XG270HU is £108.

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Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Acer XG270HU of £279.99 ($279.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $220.00.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xg270huaomidpx, acer xg270huomidpx, acer umhg0ee001, acer umhg0eea01, acer 2560x1440, acer p231817p, acer 100m1
Barcodes 00888863064298, 04713147861477, 04713392553738