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Acer XB240H PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 LED 567mm Jun 2015
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A rapid 144Hz refresh rate1 and blazingly fast 1ms response time deliver ultra-smooth motion scenes. Ultra Low Motion Blur1 (ULMB) technology makes moving objects appear perfectly sharp, with no... More
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18 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, XB240H owners rated this PC monitor 84%.

Reasonably Priced

Some people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good value for money. C. Sutherland wrote in their review “G-sync for a fair price, gaming delight”. Mr N. said in his Acer XB240H review “For the money a very good option”. Nimbull mentioned in October this year “As the price is decent for 144hz/gsync, that brings the stars up a bit” in their review of this PC monitor.

Several customers wrote that it was cheap. C. Sutherland said in their review of the Acer XB240H in October last year “For the money this a decent Budget 144HZ G-Sync monitor”. Mr N. said in his Acer XB240H review on Amazon in the same month “As a fairly budget monitor as far as a 144hz”.

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Easy to Use

A few Acer XB240H reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. In October this year Nimbull mentioned “Decent menu system with lots of different modes” in their review of this PC monitor however despite that they only rated it 3 stars.

One customer who bought it considered that it had a good experience. One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. This month Kris said “It is very easy to set up, looks fantastic”.

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Nice Design

A few Acer XB240H owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Oneafterd gave it a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon this month “The viewing angles are pretty good, you have to be lying real low iny our chair or standing really high to have a problem, for most games” in their Acer XB240H review. Oneafterd also wrote “Yeah, other than that hsi monitor is pretty sweet, definitely worth the money”.

Several Acer XB240H reviewers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. C. Sutherland wrote in October last year “For gaming, what a difference from my old 60Hz monitor, on my GTX970, GTAV is very smooth & Killing Floor 2 at 110FPS on very high settings is amazing”. Last year Mr N. said on Amazon “If ur only getting 40ish frames it's still a very playable and smooth experience” in his review.

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Good Connectivity

Some Acer XB240H reviewers who reviewed the Acer XB240H agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Katrina Johnson mentioned on Amazon “Good product packaged well and arrived quick /) the hdmi” but she rated the product 3 stars. Mr N. he said “Another note is that it only has the one display port, no hdmi unfortunately” in his Acer XB240H review.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer XB240H owner reckoned that this PC monitor had a wide viewing angle. Mr N. mentioned on Amazon “Viewing angle are OK, side angles don't seem to bad”. One person who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Robust

A few people concluded that it was well made. Mr N. mentioned in his review of the Acer XB240H “Contrast isn't to shabby either” and scored the Acer XB240H 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A few customers agreed that the product was good quality. In October last year C. Sutherland mentioned “I see no problems with the quality of the screen, regarding light-bleed or dead pixels”.

Good Brand

Medium monitors manufactured by Acer have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Acer also has good ratings across its entire range.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include a cheaper PC monitor such as the LG 24MP56[plb_2195715_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC monitor such as the VS239[pl_1386925_price], or the PB238[pl_2368528_price] both from Asus.

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3D Compatible

The Acer XB240H is 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the XB240H are not 3D compatible.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other 3D compatible PC displays and we think cheaper PC monitors such as the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer XB240H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker.

Other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Acer B236HL[plb_1601087_price].

Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the 220B4[pl_1399348_price], or the 236V4L[pl_1447373_price] both from Philips.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

Comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB240H have maximum height adjustments of between 13mm and 850mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm. The Acer XB240H has one of the higher maximum height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The Acer XB240H has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago. The display brightness of medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB240H range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer XB240H is more than most similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it. This Acer PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that are a comparable age to the XB240H. The cables included "DVI", "DisplayPort" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the XB240H have response times of between 1ms and 40ms. The Acer XB240H has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XB240H.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who purchased it said that it was not thick. Nimbull mentioned this year “The biggest downer is that the power cable can be loose and/or not pick up if you nudge the screen” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One customer who bought it considered that it was not heavy and bulky. C. Sutherland said in their review of the Acer XB240H “Feature wise is quite basic, yes the stand is good and heavy with options for height etc.” nonetheless they still gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the XB240H do not have a built-in camera. The Acer XB240H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most LCD screens of this age and type do not have an integrated card reader. The Acer XB240H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 60°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Acer XB240H has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the XB240H.

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Quite Small Color Gamut

The Acer XB240H has one of the smaller color gamuts (only 72 percent) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. The smallest color gamut of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the XB240H is 62%, the largest is 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Acer XB240H is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer XB240H

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this PC screen is C. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the XB240H is £40, which is typical compared to the other 998 flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC screens of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Width

With a width of 567 millimeters, the Acer XB240H has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XB240H.

We compared all the other 567mm wide PC screens to this PC screen and we think a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Acer 246HL[plb_1498501_price] or you might consider a better rated flatpanel monitor such as the LG 24MP55[plb_2169405_price] are also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the Acer B246[plb_1605013_price] (567mm).

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Expert Reviews

31 August 2015

The Acer XB240H 24-Inch Gaming Monitor might not wow all the gaming enthusiasts with its aesthetics when compared to other monitors, and might lack S-Switch found in BenQ monitors; but it manages...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 by Kris
(Verified Purchase)

This is an excellent monitor. It is very easy to set up, looks fantastic and 144hz and GSYNC is tops. If you're still gaming at 60hz, invest in a high-quality monitor like this one, pair it with a... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I have played everything on this and it looks spectacular, The Division,DOOM,The Witcher 3,FarCry Primal, cant fault it and 4Kvideo plays perfect, very low heat off the screen, well worth it,...

(Verified Purchase)

Had some initial issues with getting it to work with my GTX770 as it *only* uses Display Port. The screen kept disconnecting on and off. Thought it was a cable issue but turned out that i needed... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Had to return 3 due to dead pixels and being faulty ( Screen would constantly flash and picture very blocky) fair enough when they did work I could see why Gsync and 144hz is worth the extra and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 January 2016 by Oneafterd
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor has changed the way I experience games. the 144hz is instantly noticeable and Gsync kicks ass. The only game I ahve an issue with is Black ops 3 and that si the games crappy design... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £44.07
Electricity cost when on standby £2.74
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Total running cost over 5 years £46.81
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers xb240h, acer xb240, code xb240, acer umfb0, acer bg077, acer 100m1, code xb240h, acer umfb0e, acer bg077a, acer xb240h, acer p214769, acer xb240hb, acer bg077ac, acer xb240hbm, acer 9zsxzs00, acer p214769p, acer 9zsxza00, acer 1920x1080, acer xb240hbmj, acer xb240hbmjd, acer umfb0ee001, code umfb0ee001, acer umfb0ee001c, acer xb240hbmjdp, acer xb240hbmjdpr, asrockasusantecarcticb xb240, asrockasusantecarcticb 100m1, asrockasusantecarcticb xb240h, asrockasusantecarcticb xb240hb
Barcodes 04053162996588, 04053162996595, 04713147619481, 04713147619528, 08878999531636

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