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Should You Buy an Acer PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 12 February 2020
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should you buy an Acer PC Monitor?

Acer is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its projectors and TVs.

If you are wondering how Acer PC monitors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,400 PC monitors by objectively and impartially analysing over 100,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Acer are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $54 for the V226 which has a display diagonal of 21.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) and go up to $1,199 for the XB321HK which has a display diagonal of 32" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Acer PC monitor is $287.

Acer are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is Acer the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Acer PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

Acer is ranked the No. 2 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Acer is the 2nd best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,261 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,214 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,466 reviews
#4
HP
United States
93%
93%
4,525 reviews
#5
Taiwan
93%
93%
2,650 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,332 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,277 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,059 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,517 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,561 reviews
#13
MSI
81%
81%
347 reviews
#14
80%
80%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
80%
80%
2,375 reviews
#16
Japan
80%
80%
561 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
73%
73%
361 reviews
#19
73%
73%
157 reviews
#20
ELO
73%
73%
4 reviews
#21
V7
72%
72%
9 reviews
#22
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
429 reviews
#23
Viotek
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
GeChic
69%
69%
54 reviews
#26
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#27
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
64%
64%
0 reviews
#30
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#32
Japan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#35
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#36
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#37
CTL
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
Hanwha
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
ViewZ
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Mimo Monitors
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
Aopen
56%
56%
2 reviews
#44
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#45
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Logik
United Kingdom
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Acer PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
Acer PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of Acer PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 130 Acer PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Acer also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Acer PC monitor being 82%.

The average review score for a Acer PC monitor is 82%.

Acer have a number of great features including ZeroFrame Design, Black Boost Technology and Predator GameView which sets them apart from the competition.

Acer PC monitors tend to be cheaper than most other PC monitor brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Acer PC monitor is $18 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$293
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$287
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $9,849
Price Distribution of Acer PC Monitors

What Do the Acer PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Acer PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Acer and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Acer logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
199
4 stars
214
3 stars
32
2 stars
9
1 star
0
Acer logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,945
4 stars
1,900
3 stars
561
2 stars
348
1 star
446
Acer has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 91% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Acer PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Acer PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, carefully designed and robust. Their PC monitors have also won 220+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Acer PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Acer
monitornerds.com logo
90%
25 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
89%
26 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
17 reviews
65%
10 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
77%
24 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
76%
19 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
79%
6 reviews
82%
13 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
78%
12 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
78%
11 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
74%
14 reviews
86%
8 reviews
83%
9 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
90%
6 reviews
73%
11 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
80%
7 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
88%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
88%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
90%
4 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
81%
7 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
75%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
11 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
11 reviews
80%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
5 reviews
91%
6 reviews
komputer.dk logo
85%
9 reviews
84%
7 reviews
93%
3 reviews
82%
8 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
79%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
500 reviews
61%
419 reviews
69%
383 reviews
63%
251 reviews
66%
251 reviews
62%
259 reviews
Average
81%
798 reviews
79%
687 reviews
82%
632 reviews
79%
454 reviews
81%
453 reviews
79%
437 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Acer PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 227 industry awards for Acer PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Acer to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Acer has won 227 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Acer
hardware.info logo
18
15
17
10
8
16
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
9
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
11
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
7
12
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
11
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
6
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
5
PC Mag logo
7
5
5
11
9
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
2
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
1
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
5
greentechreviews.ru logo
13
9
5
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
3
SweClockers.com logo
5
7
3
1
3
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
1
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
2
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
3
1
3
xfastest.com logo
13
4
5
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
4
Other Expert Sites
350
241
181
118
136
112
Total
577
386
310
201
217
227

How Reliable Are Acer PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Acer PC monitors. over 430 of these reviews mention reliability of which 91% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Acer PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

91% of reviewers think Acer PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Acer PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Acer PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

reliability of a high quality IPS monitor combined with the snappiness of a TN panel
armchairempire.com
It is well-built
lowyat.net
excellent build quality
Expert Reviews
The first thing you'll notice about the Acer Predator XB1 is it's exceptionally well put together
in.ign.com
is built with excellent quality control
tomshardware.co.uk
Both represent Acer's continuing push into the enthusiast gaming market - these are 34-inch curved displays with superb build quality
eurogamer.net
The monitor is well built
pcper.com
Acer Predator XB281HK has a robust build
techmagnifier.com
The only drawback is no built in speakers
Bestbuy.com
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
The build quality is great
Amazon
Very sturdy base
Bhphotovideo.com
I should have bought the version with built in speakers
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Broke my last monitor during a recent move
Bestbuy.com
make sure you dont damage it in any way
Tesco.com
it is fragile
Bhphotovideo.com
Broken when arrived
amazon.co.uk
i thought there was a good chance i'd end up with a broken monitor
Newegg.com
it doesn't work reliably
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On Acer PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Acer PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include ZeroFrame Design, Black Boost Technology and Predator GameView.

Acer ZeroFrame Design

Acer PC monitors that feature ZeroFrame Design include the Acer KG1 KG251Q ($163) and the Acer VG240Y ($233).

Acer Black Boost Technology

Acer PC monitors that feature Black Boost Technology include the Acer KG1 KG251Q ($163), the Acer Predator X34 ($550) and the Acer VG240Y ($233).

Acer Predator GameView

Acer PC monitors that feature Predator GameView include the Acer Predator XB271HU ($400) and the Acer Predator X34 ($550).

Acer Adaptive Contrast Management

Acer PC monitors that feature Adaptive Contrast Management include the Acer K272HL ($207) and the Acer G246HL ($80).

What is the Best High End Acer PC Monitor?

Acer ET2 ET322QK

$238.99
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31.5"
3840 X 2160
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
HORIZONTAL
178°
VERTICAL
$255
OVER 5 YEARS
C

If you're looking for a high end Acer PC monitor then the Acer ET2 ET322QK takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at $238.99.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (31.5")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

Our review analysis indicates that this PC display hasa good screen. It's a fully featured and critically acclaimed 31.5" PC display, with low running costs and a reasonable price. It has a built-in USB hub, a built-in speaker and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support.

96
Reviews
5 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
71
Running Costs
$250 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Acer ET2 ET322QK has terrific expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%.

Acer ET322QK Review: 4K FreeSync Monitor Under $500
Acer ET322QK Review: 4K FreeSync Monitor Under $500
Acer ET322QK Review: 4K "HDR" FreeSync Monitor Under $500
Acer ET322QK Review: 4K "HDR" FreeSync Monitor Under $500
I Bought This $500 Monitor That Didn't Come Up on Google - Acer ET322QK Review
I Bought This $500 Monitor That Didn't Come Up on Google - Acer ET322QK Review
Acer ET322QK 32" 4K Monitor Review - I Love Her!
Acer ET322QK 32" 4K Monitor Review - I Love Her!
Acer ET322QK Unboxed: An Entry Level 4K Monitor
Acer ET322QK Unboxed: An Entry Level 4K Monitor
Acer ET322QK Review: 4K HDR FreeSync Monitor Under $500
Acer ET322QK Review: 4K HDR FreeSync Monitor Under $500
Acer ET322QK 4K HDR FreeSync Gaming Monitor Review
Acer ET322QK 4K HDR FreeSync Gaming Monitor Review
I Bought This $500 Monitor That Didn't Come Up on Google - Acer ET322QK Review
I Bought This $500 Monitor That Didn't Come Up on Google - Acer ET322QK Review
Acer ET322QK 31.5 inch 4K 3840x2160 Resolution 300 Nits 4MS Unboxing Review
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Acer ET322QK 32" 4K UHD Monitor Unboxing
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Acer ET322QK 32 4K Monitor Review - I Love Her!
Acer ET322QK 32" 4K Monitor Review - I Love Her!
Cheapest 32'' 4K Monitor Unboxing, Acer ET322QK
Cheapest 32'' 4K Monitor Unboxing, Acer ET322QK

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What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

Acer V6 V276HL

$129.99
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
6ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$58
OVER 5 YEARS
B

At only $129.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Acer V6 V276HL makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (27")
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

Our review analysis indicates that this LCD screen hasa good screen, it's a good size but not {more} well made. It's a very economical to run and top-rated 27" LCD screen, with a very good spec and a reasonable price. It has a built-in speaker, an HDCP and an HDMI and features Plug & Play.

95
Reviews
18 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Widely Available
83
Value for Money
Very Good
92
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Acer V6 V276HL has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 18 reviews.

[lagtest] acer V276HL input lag test
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The Acer V6 V276HL is 614mm wide, 367.4mm tall, 241.6mm deep and weighs 4.2kg.

Acer V6 V276HL front view

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Find the best Acer PC monitor for you by checking our complete list of over 1,203 PC monitors
In This Guide
Should You Buy an Acer PC Monitor?
Is Acer the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Acer PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Acer PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Acer PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On Acer PC Monitors
Acer ZeroFrame Design
Acer Black Boost Technology
Acer Predator GameView
Acer Adaptive Contrast Management
What is the Best High End Acer PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

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