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Acer XB270
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Acer XB270 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
G-SYNC & Ultra HDThese are the world's first monitors that combine NVIDIA G-SYNC technology with Ultra HD 4K2K resolution. This means you get no tearing, no stuttering -- just buttery smoothness... More
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Acer Predator XB270HA 27 144Hz G-Sync Gaming Monitor Unboxing with Charlie
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including prad.de and tweakers.net have rated this medium monitor on average 80 out of 100.

Four Number of Upstream Portss

The Acer XB270 is a four number of upstream ports LCD screen. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago have between one and five number of upstream portss.

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Five USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantitys

The Acer XB270 is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the XB270 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

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Five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the XB270 only have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the Acer XB270 has five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Acer has good average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available including the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] which has better reviews.

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Five USB 3.0 Ports

The Acer XB270 is a five USB 3.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the XB270 have between one and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly High Height Adjustment

The average height adjustment of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 130mm, and the height adjustments range from 17mm to 180mm. The Acer XB270 has a fairly high height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC displays that are a similar age to the XB270.

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Fairly Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

The Acer XB270 has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals (597 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the PC screens of a comparable type and age to the XB270 the viewable size, horizontals range from 290mm to 800mm, and the average viewable size, horizontal is 540mm.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of 69 centimeters, the Acer XB270 has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the XB270. The smallest display diagonal (metric) of LCD screens that were released around the same time as the XB270 is 48cm and the biggest is 89cm.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

With a viewable size, vertical of 336 millimeters, the Acer XB270 has one of the bigger viewable size, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age. The average viewable size, vertical of LCD screens of this spec and age is 320mm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions on PC screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Fast Response Time

The Acer XB270 has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the XB270 have response times of between 1ms and 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the XB270 have a built-in speaker(s), however the Acer XB270 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Acer XB270 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to the XB270 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price].

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Not 3D

The Acer XB270 is not 3D. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XB270 are also not 3D.

LCD screens which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XB270, the Acer XB270 does not have a card reader integrated.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a card reader integrated and we think the DELL 2407WFP[plb_3247392_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Pixel Density

The pixel densitys of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year range from 0.36ppi to 220ppi, and the average pixel density is 110ppi. With a pixel density of only 82 pixels per inch, the Acer XB270 has a quite small pixel density compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the XB270.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only Has Two Cables Includeds

The Acer XB270 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this Acer PC screen. The cables includeds DisplayPort and USB are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the Acer XB270 has one of the narrower viewing angle, verticals amongst medium monitors of this age. PC screens of this age and spec have viewing angle, verticals of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Quite Short Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of only 30,000 hours, the Acer XB270 has a quite short mean time between failures (MTBF) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec LCD screens that have been around for a comparable time to the XB270 the mean time between failures (MTBF)s range from 30h to 70,000h, and the average mean time between failures (MTBF) is 48,000h.

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Heavy

The weights of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the XB270 range from 2.3g to 79kg. At 7.9 kilograms, the Acer XB270 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the XB270.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Acer XB270

OK Running Costs

The XB270 has an average 5 year running cost of £49 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 486 flatpanel monitors of this age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released over two years ago.

Specification

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HDCP
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Viewable Size, Vertical
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Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
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Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
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Pixel Density
Ports & Interfaces
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USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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USB Hub Version
Number of Upstream Ports
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
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Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Wall Mountable
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(2)
14 October 2014

Als je op zoek bent naar een 1080p monitor met gsync EN 8bit scherm (ipv6bit) kom je al snel bij deze uit. Ik heb wat dither tests gedaan dus de monitor is echt 8bit of heeft 6bit FRC.. Dit was...

12 January 2015

Bei einem Gaming-Monitor kommt es in der Regel auf die Geschwindigkeit an und davon hat der Acer XB270HABPRZ jede Menge zu bieten. Hinzu kommt eine 144Hz-Darstellung und Nvidias G-Sync, was für...

G-Sync
ULMB
144Hz monitor
1MS grey to grey (volgens spec, niet specifiek kunnen testen)
Voelt stevig aan qya materiaal
De rotate voelt een beetje losjes aan, monitor is tikkie lastiger waterpas te krijgen, alleen displayport (vanwege g-sync)
Duurder door g-sync
USB hub onderaan scherm
Waardeloze standaard helderheid calibratie

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £74.35
Electricity cost when on standby £1.79
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.14
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Acer XB270uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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 acer 1080, acer hub1, acer xb270, acer bg070, acer 1080p, acer 100m1, acer bg050, acer hub1u, acer hub1up, acer ace270, acer xb270h, acer bg070a, pumps xb270, acer bg050a, acer p231856, acer xb270hu, acer 350cdm2, acer xb270hb, acer ace270x, acer bg070ac, acer 300cdm2, pumps xb270h, acer bg050ac, acer p201808, acer p226054, acer xb270ha, acer xb270hab, pumps xb270ha, acer p201808p, acer p226054p
Barcodes 00635131604805, 00887899659881, 00887899962059, 04053162996601, 04713147427536, 04713147462834, 04713147881291, 04713392276422, 05054484778301, 05054533778306, 05054629962190, 08878996598816

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