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Should You Buy an Acer PC Monitor?

Updated 23 October 2019 by Matthew
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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 $55 for the V206HQL which has a display diagonal of 19.5" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1600 x 900 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 $271.

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%
16,271 reviews
#2
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,186 reviews
#3
United States
93%
93%
8,486 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,288 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,533 reviews
#7
South Korea
89%
89%
7,249 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,030 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,579 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,540 reviews
#12
China
82%
82%
878 reviews
#13
MSI
82%
82%
340 reviews
#14
81%
81%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
79%
79%
2,380 reviews
#16
Japan
79%
79%
561 reviews
#17
74%
74%
349 reviews
#18
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#19
GeChic
73%
73%
53 reviews
#20
Sceptre
72%
72%
331 reviews
#21
72%
72%
170 reviews
#22
ELO
71%
71%
4 reviews
#23
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#24
Alienware
United States
70%
70%
427 reviews
#25
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#27
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#28
Pelco
62%
62%
0 reviews
#29
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Taiwan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#31
Viewera
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
AVUE
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
55%
55%
0 reviews
#40
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#41
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Aopen
54%
54%
2 reviews
#43
Bematech
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Peerless
51%
51%
0 reviews
#48
Ikegami
51%
51%
0 reviews
#49
ADTECHNO
51%
51%
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 140 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
$276
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $4,099
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$271
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $173,299
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
195
4 stars
214
3 stars
32
2 stars
8
1 star
0
Acer logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,955
4 stars
1,885
3 stars
562
2 stars
344
1 star
451
Acer has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor 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 solidly made. Their PC monitors have also won 220+ awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 DELL Philips Acer
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
27 reviews
88%
18 reviews
91%
9 reviews
89%
26 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
40 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
84%
17 reviews
69%
11 reviews
65%
10 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
79%
22 reviews
74%
7 reviews
77%
24 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
79%
15 reviews
81%
16 reviews
76%
19 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
18 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
79%
6 reviews
77%
19 reviews
82%
13 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
75%
11 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
14 reviews
82%
10 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
81%
14 reviews
77%
10 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
86%
8 reviews
73%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
90%
6 reviews
80%
11 reviews
73%
11 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
32 reviews
86%
2 reviews
78%
8 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
80%
7 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
88%
3 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
86%
16 reviews
91%
7 reviews
90%
4 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
85%
17 reviews
77%
4 reviews
81%
7 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
16 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
81%
10 reviews
80%
4 reviews
75%
4 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
79%
10 reviews
80%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
77%
3 reviews
komputer.dk logo
85%
9 reviews
84%
7 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
2 reviews
82%
8 reviews
85%
8 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
60%
1 review
78%
6 reviews
79%
2 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
88%
8 reviews
91%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
500 reviews
61%
418 reviews
69%
382 reviews
65%
250 reviews
63%
247 reviews
62%
256 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
79%
689 reviews
82%
629 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
446 reviews
79%
432 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Acer PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 222 industry awards for Acer PC monitors. The table below compares the number of awards given to Acer to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Acer has won 222 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq DELL Philips Acer
hardware.info logo
18
14
18
7
9
16
kitguru.net logo
24
18
5
2
13
7
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
5
8
11
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
8
2
11
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
6
2
10
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
1
6
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
5
5
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
3
4
2
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
9
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
1
4
5
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
5
6
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
3
5
3
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
3
1
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
5
2
1
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
2
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
tomshw.it logo
4
4
3
3
1
6
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
7
2
4
Other Expert Sites
361
237
178
137
115
108
Total
576
384
307
220
194
222

How Reliable Are Acer PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Acer PC monitors. 420+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Acer PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

90% 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

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 first thing you'll notice about the Acer Predator XB1 is it's exceptionally well put together
in.ign.com
It's surprisingly sturdy
Expert Reviews
The monitor is well built
pcper.com
reliability of a high quality IPS monitor combined with the snappiness of a TN panel
armchairempire.com
It is well-built
lowyat.net
Acer Predator XB281HK has a robust build
techmagnifier.com
was not damaged on the outside acer did not want to know said they had photos of how it arrived yet to see them
Amazon
Part of me wanted to return this monitor due to the fact of the poor quality of the built in speakers
amazon.co.uk
Excellent Build Quality
currys.co.uk
I found out my other monitor was not broken so I returned it
Bestbuy.com
If I had realized just how weak these were going to sound I would have looked at monitors with no built in speakers
Newegg.com

NOT RELIABLE

some of these freeSync monitors Nvidia blames are sloppy built FreeSync
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
the stand is built cheap
Walmart.com
Although my first one came broken they provided excellent service
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 KG251Q ($130), the Acer VG220Q ($109) and the Acer Nitro VG240Y ($174).

Acer Black Boost Technology

Acer PC monitors that feature Black Boost Technology include the Acer VG220Q ($109), the Acer Predator X34 ($679) and the Acer Nitro VG240Y ($174).

Acer Predator GameView

Acer PC monitors that feature Predator GameView include the Acer Predator XB271HU ($385), the Acer Predator X34 ($679) and the Acer Predator X27 ($449).

Acer Adaptive Contrast Management

Acer PC monitors that feature Adaptive Contrast Management include the Acer K272HL ($202) and the Acer G246HL ($80).

What is the Best Mid-Range Acer PC Monitor?

Acer G276HL

$100.00
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$60
OVER 5 YEARS
B

A great mid range choice, priced at $100 is the Acer G276HL, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in speaker
Ultra high typical contrast ratio (100000000:1)

A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 27" PC screen, with a low price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker, an HDMI and an HDCP and features Plug & Play. Multiple reviews mentioned that has a good screen, it has a brilliant picture quality and it's very good-looking.

96
Reviews
176 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Acer G276HL has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 176 reviews.

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The Acer G276HL is 639mm wide, 442mm tall, 38mm deep and weighs 4.6kg.

Acer G276HL front view

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What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

Acer KA270H

$244.37
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$65
OVER 5 YEARS
A

At only $244.37 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Acer KA270H makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (27")
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)

Our review analysis indicates that this flatpanel monitor has a good picture quality. It's a very economical to run and excellently reviewed 27" flatpanel monitor, with a very good spec and a cheap price.

96
Reviews
7 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Acer KA270H has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.

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Find the best Acer PC monitor for you by checking our complete list of over 1,249 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 Mid-Range Acer PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

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