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18 Reasons For
Excellent User Reviews
On average, based on 15 user reviews the average user rating of this Acer PC display is fantastic.
Easy to Use
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Danielwilkinson said in their review “Couldn't get used to the resolution, having this screen in this size @ 4K is much easier to use for work”. In October this year Jake wrote on Amazon “Remember that you need a serious rig to use it at it's full potential” and scored it 5 stars.
Several customers who purchased the product agreed that it had a good experience. In October this year Great rated it as very good and said “And I would say that the experience is mind blowing” in their review. John mentioned on Amazon in the same month “If you pair up with a 1080 or if you have big pockets 1080 sli your will have the best gaming experience possible” in his review of the Acer XB321HK.
One person who reviewed the Acer XB321HK said that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. Stephen Froud mentioned in October “With this monitor it really doesn't matter, even 40 fps is smooth as hell! (ultra settings” and gave the product an excellent review score.
Several customers who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was smooth. Acs wrote “I even like the design ! Currently 980ti @ 1530 core + gsync makes gaming very smooth” . David Fernandez gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his Acer XB321HK review on Amazon this month “My word I just ran up DOOM from Bethesda on them (I decided to run it on 1 screen though) and it's smooth as butter with the NVidia GSync”. John gave it an excellent rating and he wrote “The g-sync makes the game run butter smooth”.
Four people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. This year Acs said in their Acer XB321HK review “While gaming is pretty engaging, i just couldn't get used to regular browsing/youtube/twitch on that aspect ratio”. Jason Melton mentioned in his review also this year “Oh my God absolutely gorgeous” and gave this PC monitor an excellent review score. Jason Melton also wrote “I'm really happy for what I want very quick delivery and gorgeous looking monitor, bigger than expected”.
One Acer XB321HK reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. A few weeks ago Riding the Flow mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Acer, you design great monitors - please don't make people to play the lottery!”.
Good Product Quality
Several customers reckoned that it was good quality. Riding the Flow wrote on Amazon “This happens with monitor's own displayport cable, which appear to be good quality Amphenol cable, so its very unlikely cable's fault” in their Acer XB321HK review. Riding the Flow also mentioned “In comparison even Acer's own Z35 (which is cheaper) has way better speaker quality”.
Some people concluded that it was well made. Lcmacd said in their review of this PC monitor this month “Whilst the picture is fantastic and I find the build nice and strong, if you are interested in this which I suggest you should be”.
One customer who bought it wrote that it was strong and durable. In October this year D wrote “It's also one of the best constructed monitors I've used with a sturdy metal base”.
Good Picture Quality
One Acer XB321HK reviewer who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation.
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Good Sound Quality
One customer considered that the Acer XB321HK had good sound quality.
One Acer XB321HK reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was a bargain for the price. Jason Melton gave this PC monitor a very good rating and he said on Amazon “Buy cheap buy twice!) stunning colours stunning gaming graphics definitely improved”.
Four Upstream Ports
The Acer XB321HK has more upstream ports than most of the medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months. This PC monitor is a four upstream port LCD screen compared to most of the latest similar spec LCD screens which only have between one and three upstream ports.
Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
We checked 3,487 expert and owner reviews for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think cheaper PC displays such as the Acer BX340CK[plb_3152451_price], the Benq Zowie XL2735[plb_3778106_price], and the LG 34UC79G-B[plb_3922898_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The XB321HK has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available including cheaper PC monitors such as the Acer XR342CK[plb_3427995_price], the Samsung C34F791WQU[plb_3922865_price], or the DELL U3417W[plb_3817031_price].
2160p Video Mode
The most resolution of the Acer XB321HK is 2160p. That's over two times the resolution of the most common video mode of 1080p.
This LCD screen's resolution (2160p) is in fact the best resolution across all PC monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
Across similar types of LCD screen the worst resolution is 480p.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
With a display colour count of 1,070 million, the XB321HK has one of the more display colour counts amongst medium monitors of this age. The least display colour count of flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the XB321HK is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 240M.
3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Acer XB321HK is 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).
This PC screen's resolution (3840 x 2160) is actually the best resolution amongst all similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the XB321HK.
Amongst similar types of PC screen the worst resolution is 640 x 350.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec LCD screens that came out in the last 12 months is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 800 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the XB321HK has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other newly released PC screens.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the XB321HK is 49cm, the biggest is 690cm, and the average display diagonal is 68cm. At 81.3 centimeters, the Acer XB321HK has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
Has Two Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the XB321HK is more than most new medium monitors. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC monitors that have been available for the last year. The cable included "USB" is also found on this PC display.
6 Reasons Against
The price range of medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year is from £40 to £1,164. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.
Not 3D Compatible
The XB321HK is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released in the last 12 months, the Acer XB321HK does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Lenovo X24 Pro[plb_3837369_price], or the Philips 272P7VPTKEB[plb_3785382_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Acer XB321HK does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched in the last year also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Running Costs Are Very High
The average 5 year running cost of the XB321HK is £90 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run PC monitors that were launched in the last year.
The weights of flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the XB321HK range from 2.6g to 21kg, and the average weight is 4.7kg. The XB321HK is one of the heavier recently released medium monitors (8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Released Eleven Months Ago
It was eleven months ago when Acer released the XB321HK.
This thing is an absolute beast.
Mine came with 1 dead pixel bottom right corner, however its only noticable when bringing the eyes super close to the screen. I know some people got unlucky with... Read more…
Don't normally leave feedback but this really deserves my time! Been looking for a gaming monitor for about 3 weeks,did alot of research tho it just made the decision even harder! Very nervous... Read more…
The first monitor i recieved had a dead or stuck pixel which i was unable to remove. Amazon collected and replaced on the same day i organized for a replacement to be sent to me. The second... Read more…
WoW! This was the the best £760 I have EVER spent!
The G-Sync is absolutely incredible! I'm currently using X2 Palit Jetstream's superclocked 970's (sli) with an FX-9590, and 4k in GTA V Online... Read more…
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