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Should You Buy an Acer PC Monitor?

Updated 20 August 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 it's 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%
16,246 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
10,235 reviews
#3
United States
94%
94%
8,262 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
93%
93%
8,339 reviews
#5
Taiwan
92%
92%
2,646 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,585 reviews
#7
South Korea
90%
90%
7,443 reviews
#8
Taiwan
89%
89%
10,032 reviews
#9
AOC
Taiwan
89%
89%
7,600 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
86%
86%
444 reviews
#11
Netherlands
85%
85%
1,536 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
333 reviews
#13
China
82%
82%
877 reviews
#14
82%
82%
41 reviews
#15
Japan
81%
81%
560 reviews
#16
Japan
76%
76%
2,367 reviews
#17
75%
75%
340 reviews
#18
GeChic
74%
74%
53 reviews
#19
V7
73%
73%
9 reviews
#20
73%
73%
170 reviews
#21
Sceptre
73%
73%
331 reviews
#22
ELO
72%
72%
4 reviews
#23
Alienware
United States
71%
71%
427 reviews
#24
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#25
LILLIPUT
69%
69%
1 review
#26
Viotek
69%
69%
1 review
#27
64%
64%
0 reviews
#28
Taiwan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
AG Neovo
61%
61%
1 review
#30
Elo TouchSystems
60%
60%
2 reviews
#31
AVUE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
ViewZ
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Japan
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Viewera
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
DoubleSight
56%
56%
0 reviews
#37
56%
56%
0 reviews
#38
Dahua Technology
55%
55%
0 reviews
#39
Aopen
55%
55%
2 reviews
#40
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
CTL
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
ZOWIE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
Peerless
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Mimo Monitors
52%
52%
0 reviews
#45
Feelworld
52%
52%
0 reviews
#46
Ikegami
52%
52%
0 reviews
#47
ADTECHNO
52%
52%
0 reviews
#48
Crossover
52%
52%
0 reviews
#49
Wacom
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 150 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 $17 (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
$278
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,949
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$271
$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
196
4 stars
214
3 stars
34
2 stars
8
1 star
0
Acer logo

User Reviews

5 stars
5,971
4 stars
1,919
3 stars
559
2 stars
349
1 star
460
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, thoughtfully 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 Philips DELL Acer
monitornerds.com logo
90%
27 reviews
90%
21 reviews
90%
25 reviews
91%
9 reviews
88%
18 reviews
89%
26 reviews
prad.de logo
74%
39 reviews
64%
11 reviews
74%
24 reviews
69%
11 reviews
84%
16 reviews
64%
11 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
14 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
21 reviews
77%
24 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
28 reviews
79%
19 reviews
85%
12 reviews
81%
16 reviews
80%
14 reviews
75%
20 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
19 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
19 reviews
79%
6 reviews
82%
13 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
79%
21 reviews
78%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
74%
7 reviews
80%
9 reviews
kitguru.net logo
86%
24 reviews
83%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
81%
14 reviews
85%
2 reviews
77%
10 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
73%
15 reviews
86%
8 reviews
83%
9 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
11 reviews
91%
7 reviews
73%
11 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
81%
6 reviews
82%
33 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
31 reviews
86%
17 reviews
88%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
13 reviews
80%
36 reviews
80%
7 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
19 reviews
80%
16 reviews
81%
17 reviews
80%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
89%
9 reviews
82%
11 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
79%
6 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
7 reviews
81%
12 reviews
78%
11 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
77%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
12 reviews
80%
4 reviews
82%
9 reviews
75%
4 reviews
komputer.dk logo
85%
9 reviews
84%
7 reviews
93%
3 reviews
82%
8 reviews
85%
2 reviews
84%
9 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
77%
7 reviews
78%
6 reviews
60%
1 review
82%
3 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
92%
10 reviews
88%
8 reviews
88%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
91%
6 reviews
Other Expert Sites
60%
496 reviews
61%
418 reviews
69%
382 reviews
63%
247 reviews
65%
246 reviews
62%
257 reviews
Average
81%
796 reviews
79%
689 reviews
82%
630 reviews
79%
447 reviews
81%
444 reviews
79%
435 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Acer PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 220 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 220 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
9
7
17
kitguru.net logo
24
18
6
13
2
7
uk.hardware.info logo
12
17
14
8
5
12
tomshardware.co.uk logo
9
8
11
2
8
11
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
9
prad.de logo
17
5
10
1
4
6
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
5
6
5
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
2
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
9
ua.gecid.com logo
15
4
1
6
5
1
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
5
3
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
11
6
4
1
4
greentechreviews.ru logo
12
9
5
5
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
1
3
9
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
6
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
1
3dnews.ru logo
13
7
1
1
2
xfastest.com logo
14
3
5
tomshw.it logo
4
4
3
1
3
6
vido.com.ua logo
6
2
2
7
4
Other Expert Sites
360
238
178
115
136
106
Total
575
385
308
194
220
220

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 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 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
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
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
dependable monitor that views for multiple screenings
Bestbuy.com
You will not be happy with the built in ones
Newegg.com
plus it has built in speakers that are decent as far as monitors go
Bhphotovideo.com

NOT RELIABLE

Broke my last monitor during a recent move
Bestbuy.com
make sure you dont damage it in any way
Tesco.com
Broken when arrived
amazon.co.uk
i thought there was a good chance i'd end up with a broken monitor
Newegg.com
surprisingly very fragile
Bhphotovideo.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 VG220Q ($109), the Acer KG251Q ($130) and the Acer Nitro VG240Y ($179).

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 ($179).

Acer Predator GameView

Acer PC monitors that feature Predator GameView include the Acer Predator XB271HU ($400) and the Acer Predator X34 ($679).

Acer Adaptive Contrast Management

Acer PC monitors that feature Adaptive Contrast Management include the Acer G246HL ($80) and the Acer K272HL ($201).

What is the Best Mid-Range Acer PC Monitor?

Acer EB321HQ

$150.91
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Acer EB321HQ
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Acer EB321HQ
31.5"
2560 X 1440
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$54
OVER 5 YEARS
A

A great mid range choice, priced at $150.91 is the Acer EB321HQ, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (31.5")
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time (4ms)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
High typical contrast ratio (3000:1)

A breathtakingly economical to run and excellently reviewed 31.5" PC screen, with a cheap price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this PC screen hasa good screen and it has good colour saturation.

96
Reviews
8 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
85
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Acer EB321HQ has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.

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What is the Best High End Acer PC Monitor?

Acer XF270H

$249.99
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Acer XF270H
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
160°
VERTICAL
170°
HORIZONTAL
$62
OVER 5 YEARS
B

If you're looking for a high end Acer PC monitor then the Acer XF270H takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at $249.99.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in USB hub
Built-in speaker

An award winning and very economical to run 27" LCD screen, with a very good spec and a fair price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this LCD screen has an outstanding picture quality, good colour saturation and it's very good-looking.

97
Reviews
374 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
88
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Acer XF270H has outstanding expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

Expert Reviews Best Buy
ACER XF270H 27 inch 144Hz Gaming Monitor REVIEW - Cheap and Good - Best Budget Gaming Monitor?
ACER XF270H 27 inch 144Hz Gaming Monitor REVIEW - Cheap and Good - Best Budget Gaming Monitor?
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What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

Acer KA270H

$135.64
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Acer KA270H
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27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
4ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$65
OVER 5 YEARS
A

At only $135.64 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Acer KA270H 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 (4ms)
Very wide vertical viewing angle (178°)
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)

A top-rated and very economical to run 27" LCD screen, with a very good spec and a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that it has a good picture quality.

96
Reviews
7 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Acer KA270H has exceptional 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 1,287 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 High End Acer PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Acer PC Monitor?

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