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Acer XB270H

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Acer XB270H
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Digital Versus 5 Star hardware.info Gold Award XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Recommended
A powerful and multi award winning 27" PC display, with very low running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
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Acer XB270H Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Acer XB270H number 462 in medium monitors and number 465 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
421 Reviews + 20 Awards
68
Value for Money
Good
92
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
3 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£50 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received 20 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshw.it plus five other sites and a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus two other sites. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Acer PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
The XB270H has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £50 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report design, it is a good size and good picture quality.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in USB hub
G-SYNC & ultra HD
Ultra-fluid motions
Eye protection
Ergonomic setup

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £249.98 at Ebuyer 19 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Acer XB270H Video Reviews

Acer XB270H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

20 Industry Awards

PC screen experts love this flatpanel monitor and have given it 20 awards.

This PC display was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Tomshw.it, Tomshardware.com, Tomshardware.co.uk, Tweaktown.com, Pcper.com and XSreviews.co.uk all of whom concluded that this PC screen was remarkably good.

This PC monitor received a "Recommended" award from websites Expert Reviews, Prohardver.hu and Tftcentral.co.uk all of whom thought that this LCD screen was very good.

This Acer PC display received a "Gold" award from both review websites Uk.hardware.info and Hardware.info, both of which concluded that this flatpanel monitor was fantastic.

Two additional expert review sites endorsed this PC screen. This LCD screen received a Gamestar.de "Platinum" award and it received an "Innovative Design" award from website 3dnews.ru who decided it was carefully designed.

Three additional expert review sites all said that this PC display was very good. Chip.com.my gave this flatpanel monitor an "Outstanding" award, it received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Innovative" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 89% based on 19 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag. The expert review sites think this Acer PC monitor is one of the better PC screens.

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Good Owner Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average owner rating of 81% based on 402 owner reviews. 133 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Nice Design

12 customers who reviewed it thought it was smooth and seven customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking.

  • The packaging was truly beautiful to behold and everything was slim, sleek…
  • However, if you are playing a game with a controller such as a third person game, you will find yourself stopping several times just to pan the camera and view the scenery to marvel at how smooth everything is…
  • The upshot is you get a nice smooth gaming experience without any screen tearing which occurs when the monitor…
  • It is smooth, rich and like butter game play…
  • It was smooth as can be…
    Michael (Amazon) - March 2016
  • The result is a super smooth effect in games, with no screen tearing…
    Tommy (Amazon) - June 2015
  • The back has a matte silver finish with a useful cable tidy space at the base…
    G. Rees (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Mouse feels very smooth and responsive for general use…
  • This has the full range of movement and is very smooth to maneuver…
    G. Rees (Amazon) - March 2016
  • Seriously smooth display…
    Josh (Amazon) - September 2015

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners who reviewed it concluded that it was thin.

Very Good Brand

We checked 8,715 expert and user reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good reviews compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality and two people who reviewed it considered that it had a good refresh rate.

  • With the best image quality we've ever seen from a gaming monitor, this Predator is at the top of the food chain…
  • The picture quality is superb as well…
    Kitguru.net January 2016
  • A fast refresh rate and excellent colour reproduction is normally a combination that is hard to come by…
  • The monitor has excellent picture quality with vibrant colours…
    Piekko (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2015
  • The upshot is you get a nice smooth gaming experience without any screen tearing which occurs when the monitor and graphics card are not synced so two partial frames are shown…
  • Flicker free screens in fantastic detail running at max resolution needs to be seen…
  • Colours are a bit washed out Wouldn't recommend this model if you are into photography Viewing angle is a bit on the small side…
    Davidw101 (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Picture quality is really good, colours look vibrant…
    Liam C. (Amazon) - February 2015
  • It's a great monitor, love the refresh rate and build quality.
  • The choppiness is gone and there is no evidence of blurring at all…

Customers Report That it is Robust

Six people who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made and two owners who purchased the Acer XB270H concluded that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people agreed that the product was easy to use the menus, three owners who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup and three owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

13 customers who purchased the Acer XB270H concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £299.99 it is more expensive than 75% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £50 (17%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer XB270H and the United Kingdom price of £299.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $599.99 (£832.13).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this Acer flatpanel monitor is B. The XB270H has an average running cost of £50 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Acer released the XB270H in September 2014.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Acer XB270H of 27" is bigger than 68% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Acer XB270H of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is faster than 98% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Acer XB270H's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is wider than 71% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB270H has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Acer XB270H's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 25% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer XB270H has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The Acer XB270H is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Acer XB270H supports NVIDIA G-Sync, unlike 98% of LCD screens which do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer umhb0aaa01cr, acer xb270habprz, acer xb270hubprz, acer umhb0aa001

Barcodes:

00801947279562, 00807030485346, 00809185805741, 00809186262253, 00809199910486, 00809385656624, 00809392583692, 00841631104299, 00887899659881, 00887899962059, 00888863201839, 04053162996601, 04713147427536, 04713147462834, 04713147881291, 04713147881321, 04923123153414, 05054629646168, 06953040836563

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