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Should You Buy an Acer PC Monitor?

Updated 30 December 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 $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 $1,200 for the XB273K which has a display diagonal of 27" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Acer PC monitor is $276.

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. 3 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Acer is the 3rd best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,314 reviews
#2
United States
94%
94%
8,510 reviews
#3
Taiwan
93%
93%
10,195 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,650 reviews
#5
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,527 reviews
#6
LG
South Korea
92%
92%
8,338 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,242 reviews
#8
Taiwan
88%
88%
10,028 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
7,539 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
85%
85%
444 reviews
#11
China
84%
84%
878 reviews
#12
Netherlands
83%
83%
1,553 reviews
#13
81%
81%
41 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
561 reviews
#15
MSI
81%
81%
342 reviews
#16
Japan
80%
80%
2,367 reviews
#17
Sceptre
74%
74%
331 reviews
#18
GeChic
73%
73%
54 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
177 reviews
#21
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#22
72%
72%
341 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
428 reviews
#24
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#25
AG Neovo
67%
67%
1 review
#26
LILLIPUT
67%
67%
1 review
#27
Viotek
65%
65%
1 review
#28
Gigabyte
65%
65%
31 reviews
#29
Viewera
62%
62%
0 reviews
#30
Apple
61%
61%
185 reviews
#31
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
Taiwan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
ViewZ
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
Elo TouchSystems
56%
56%
2 reviews
#38
56%
56%
0 reviews
#39
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#41
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
55%
55%
0 reviews
#43
Wacom
54%
54%
0 reviews
#44
Logik
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#45
Crossover
53%
53%
0 reviews
#46
AVUE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#47
Hanwha
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Pelco
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#50
Peerless
52%
52%
0 reviews
#51
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
$286
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $7,899
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$276
$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
198
4 stars
215
3 stars
33
2 stars
9
1 star
0
Acer logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,965
4 stars
1,870
3 stars
554
2 stars
344
1 star
449
Acer has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its PC monitors than most other PC monitor brands.

Over 91% of expert reviews and 85% of user reviews for Acer PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 86% 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.

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 Philips DELL Acer
monitornerds.com logo
89%
26 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
26 reviews
91%
10 reviews
88%
18 reviews
89%
26 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
67%
12 reviews
84%
16 reviews
64%
11 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
19 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
85%
12 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
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
20 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
78%
11 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
16 reviews
85%
2 reviews
77%
11 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
18 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%
14 reviews
80%
37 reviews
80%
7 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
7 reviews
86%
16 reviews
90%
4 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
17 reviews
88%
3 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%
15 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
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
3 reviews
komputer.dk logo
85%
9 reviews
84%
7 reviews
93%
3 reviews
82%
8 reviews
85%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
91%
6 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%
496 reviews
61%
419 reviews
69%
382 reviews
63%
251 reviews
65%
252 reviews
62%
258 reviews
Average
82%
799 reviews
79%
687 reviews
82%
631 reviews
79%
453 reviews
81%
452 reviews
79%
437 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Acer PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 226 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 226 awards for its PC monitors.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL Acer
hardware.info logo
18
14
17
10
7
16
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
15
2
8
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
13
8
5
11
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
11
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
6
12
prad.de logo
17
5
10
2
4
6
altomdata.dk logo
9
9
6
5
6
5
PC Mag logo
7
5
5
11
9
chip.com.my logo
11
7
10
4
3
2
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
5
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
1
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
xfastest.com logo
14
4
5
tomshw.it logo
4
4
3
1
3
6
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
2
1
3
Other Expert Sites
350
238
176
118
145
110
Total
577
384
307
200
220
226

How Reliable Are Acer PC Monitors?

We checked over 100,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Acer PC monitors. 430+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 89% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Acer PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

89% 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 monitor is well built
pcper.com
Acer Predator XB281HK has a robust build
techmagnifier.com
It's surprisingly sturdy
Expert Reviews
The first thing you'll notice about the Acer Predator XB1 is it's exceptionally well put together
in.ign.com
reliability of a high quality IPS monitor combined with the snappiness of a TN panel
armchairempire.com
It is well-built
lowyat.net
is very sturdy
amazon.co.uk
You will not be happy with the built in ones
Newegg.com
well made
Amazon
plus it has built in speakers that are decent as far as monitors go
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

i thought there was a good chance i'd end up with a broken monitor
Newegg.com
make sure you dont damage it in any way
Tesco.com
it is fragile
Bhphotovideo.com
the stand is built cheap
Walmart.com
Although my first one came broken they provided excellent service
Amazon
one pixel seems to be broken
amazon.co.uk
probably the most fragile tech equipment that i own
Bestbuy.com

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 ($167) and the Acer Nitro VG240Y ($184).

Acer Black Boost Technology

Acer PC monitors that feature Black Boost Technology include the Acer Predator X34 ($550) and the Acer Nitro VG240Y ($184).

Acer Predator GameView

Acer PC monitors that feature Predator GameView include the Acer Predator X34 ($550) and the Acer Predator XB271HU ($370).

Acer Adaptive Contrast Management

Acer PC monitors that feature Adaptive Contrast Management include the Acer K272HL ($193) and the Acer G246HL ($80).

What is the Best Mid-Range Acer PC Monitor?

Acer EB321HQ

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31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $109.99 is the Acer EB321HQ, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

Features We Love:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Big display diagonal (31.5")
Faster than average response time (4ms)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)
HDMI

A fully featured and positively reviewed 31.5" PC monitor, with a cheap price. Customers report that has a good screen and it has good colour saturation.

96
Reviews
8 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Acer EB321HQ has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

Acer G276HL

$129.99
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$60
OVER 5 YEARS
B

At only $129.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Acer G276HL makes a great budget choice.

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 fair price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker, an HDMI and an HDCP and features Plug & Play. Our review analysis indicates that has a good screen, it has a very good picture quality and it's really good-looking.

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

Our review analysis indicates that Acer G276HL has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 177 reviews.

27 Monitor Unboxing - Acer G276HL
27" Monitor Unboxing - Acer G276HL

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

Acer G276HL front view

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Find the best Acer PC monitor for you by checking our complete list of over 1,233 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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