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Acer XF270HU PC Monitor

27" 100000000:1 LED Aug 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
Acer XF Series gaming monitors range from Full HD to WQHD resolutions, with aspect ratios from 16:9 up to mega-immersive Ultrawide 21:9. Add to that you get AMD FreeSync, a 144Hz2 refresh rate and... More
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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this PC display was excellent and gave it their highest award. XSreviews.co.uk gave this LCD screen an "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This PC display received a rating of 90% from expert review website XSreviews.co.uk. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 13% of all the flatpanel monitors of this type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Reasonably Priced

Two Acer XF270HU reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Pro Selfie Uk mentioned this month “Has really awesome features for the price” in their review. Pro Selfie Uk also said “At a super fantastic price”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was a bargain for the price. This month Bruno Ferreira mentioned “Never saw one like this (outside of very cheap laptops and tablets” in his review.

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Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. A few weeks ago Pro Selfie Uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Acer XF270HU on Amazon “I personally prefer the beautiful ips display with most features enabled”. Xsreviews.co.uk wrote on XSreviews.co.uk this year “Gorgeous Graphics” in their Acer XF270HU review.

Good Technical Features

One Acer XF270HU owner who reviewed the Acer XF270HU reckoned that it had good features.

Good Picture Quality

One Acer XF270HU owner concluded that the Acer XF270HU had good picture quality.

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 3,487 owner and expert reviews for Acer LCD screens and found that on average Acer has good ratings. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

There are a number of alternative PC screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung S27D850T[plb_3834049_price] which has better reviews; or the Eizo FlexScan EV2450[plb_2527294_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer XF270HU has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec.

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price], the LG 34UC87C[plb_2969397_price], and the HP ENVY 34c[plb_2976258_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The Acer XF270HU has a fairly many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the XF270HU. The least display colour count of comparable spec PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as the XF270HU is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M.

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Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of comparable spec PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the XF270HU is 130mm, and the maximum height adjustments range from 17mm to 510mm. The Acer XF270HU has one of the higher maximum height adjustments (150 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Acer XF270HU has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC monitors of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that were released one year ago the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The XF270HU has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than a year ago. Across all the medium monitors that came out around the same time as the XF270HU the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The XF270HU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). PC displays of this age and type graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Acer XF270HU has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the XF270HU have response times of between 1ms and 40ms.

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8 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was not well made. Pro Selfie Uk wrote “Although it is not built like the asis rog range”.

Only One USB Type-A Downstream Port

The XF270HU is a one USB Type-A downstream port PC display. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XF270HU have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen has an efficiency rating of B, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the XF270HU will cost £73 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC screens of this type and age.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The XF270HU does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XF270HU also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Acer XF270HU is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of this age and type are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the XF270HU do not have an integrated card reader. The XF270HU is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

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Pricey

The cheapeast PC screens of a similar type and age that we found costs £46 and the most expensive costs £4,106. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive for a medium monitor that has been around for more than a year.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.

Average Width

With a width of 623.7 millimeters, the Acer XF270HU has a fairly typical width compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the XF270HU.

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I purchased this monitor from overclockers.co.uk and I can honestly say anything that people say regarding this product is completely unfounded. For me, I had no QC issues at all and it is a... Read more…

Do _not_ buy this monitor (or any Acer monitor, for that matter). I got an Acer XF270HU in early January (not from Amazon). Upon receiving it, I immediately noticed that the panel had a serious... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code xf270, acer bg058, acer 100m1, acer xf270, acer xf270h, code xf270h, acer bg058a, apple xf270, acer p228586, acer xf270hu, acer 350cdm2, code xf270hu, acer bg058ac, apple xf270h, acer p247874, apple xf270hu, acer p247874p, acer bqs6za00, acer p228586p, acer xf270hub, acer bqs6zs00, acer xf270hubm, acer 2560x1440, apple xf270hub, acer umhx0ee001, apple xf270hubm, code umhx0ee001, acer xf270hubmi, acer xf270hubmij, apple xf270hubmi
Barcodes 04713392211911, 05054629925423

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