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Acer XB270H

£439.33
£349.99 £89.34 cheaper than 60 days ago
Digital Versus 5 Star hardware.info Gold Award XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 2560 x 1440 PC display with an Editor's Choice award from six expert review websites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 10000000:1 LED Aug 2015
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Acer XB270H Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer XB270H number 623 across all PC monitors.
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420 Reviews + 19 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 19 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshw.it plus five other sites and a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
Customers report design, it is a good size and good picture quality.
It is missing some features:
Only has DisplayPort and USB
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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 is a 71% 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.
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Acer XB270H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

19 Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this LCD screen is one of the most awarded.

The editors of six expert review sites all decided that this PC screen was outstanding and gave it their highest award. Tomshw.it, Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk all gave this LCD screen an "Editor Recommended" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Tweaktown.com, Pcper.com and XSreviews.co.uk.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from both websites Expert Reviews and Prohardver.hu, both of which decided that this PC screen was very good.

This PC display received a "Gold" award from both websites Uk.hardware.info and Hardware.info, both of which concluded that this PC screen was outstanding.

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this LCD screen. This flatpanel monitor received a Gamestar.de "Platinum" award and it received an "Innovative Design" award from website 3dnews.ru.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all said that this PC screen was very good. Chip.com.my gave this LCD screen an "Outstanding" award, Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award and it received a "Dam Innovative" award from Hardwarecanucks.com.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Acer PC display is 89% based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag. The flatpanel monitor expert review sites think this LCD screen is one of the better flatpanel monitors.

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Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 81% based on 402 user reviews. Over 77% of 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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Customers Report Nice Design

12 owners concluded that the Acer XB270H was smooth and seven people mentioned in their reviews that the product 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 customers wrote in their reviews that the Acer XB270H was thin.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who reviewed the Acer XB270H considered that it had good picture quality and two customers who purchased the product reckoned 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…
  • A fast refresh rate and excellent colour reproduction is normally a combination that is hard to come by…
  • The picture quality is superb as well…
    Kitguru.net January 2016
  • The choppiness is gone and there is no evidence of blurring at all…
  • 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 monitor has excellent picture quality with vibrant colours…
    Piekko (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2015

Acer PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 5,679 owner and expert reviews (including 974 verified purchases) for Acer PC screens and found that on average Acer has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Six owners who bought it thought it was well made and two people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use the menus, three customers thought the product was easy to setup and three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine owners who purchased the Acer XB270H reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

13 owners who purchased the Acer XB270H agreed that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £349.99 it is more expensive than 79% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £89 (20%)

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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 £349.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $599.99 (£780.95).

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Features

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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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB270H has a built-in USB hub. 84% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontal of the Acer XB270H of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 7% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Acer XB270H's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 7% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Only Has DisplayPort and USB

The Acer XB270H has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC monitors. The cables included "DisplayPort" is also found on this PC monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Acer XB270H of only 4ms is in the fastest 16% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC monitors, the Acer XB270H does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Acer XB270H has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Acer released the XB270H in August 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer predatorxb270hubprz, acer xb270hudbmiprz, acer xb270hbmjdprz, acer t26umhb0ee005, acer xb270hubprz, acer xb270habprz, acer umhb0ee009, acer umhb0eed01, acer umhb0eea01, acer umhb0ee005, acer umhx0eeb05, acer 1920x1080, acer 2560x1440, acer p201808p, acer 350cdm2, acer 300cdm2, acer hub1up, acer 100m1, acer 1080p
Barcodes 00635131604805, 00888863201839, 04713147427536, 04713147462834, 04713147881291, 04713147881321, 04713392276422, 05054484778301, 05054533778306, 05054629646168

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