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Acer XB271HK

£839.10
tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved tomshardware.com Editor Approved PC Mag Editor's Choice Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and 1 year old 3840 x 2160 PC monitor
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels LED No Feb 2016
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Acer XB271HK Review

With very good reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Acer XB271HK number 911 across all PC monitors.
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11 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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£186 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 11 reviews. This PC monitor has received seven awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk 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At over a year old this flatpanel monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £186 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,768 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
This Acer PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

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Acer XB271HK In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Amongst PC monitors, this LCD screen is one of the most highly awarded by LCD screen experts.

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites PC Mag, Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk all of whom decided that this LCD screen was exceptional.

This Acer LCD screen received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Altomdata.dk and Expert Reviews, both of which thought that this PC screen was very good.

The writers at two other expert review sites both concluded that this PC display was very good. Kitguru.net gave this PC screen a "Must Have" award and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Good" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 84 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Mag, log.com.tr and kitguru.net.

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Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Screens

We checked 5,837 owner and expert reviews (including 1,014 verified purchases) for Acer PC displays and found that on average Acer has very good ratings. 93% of those that bought a Acer flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features, and at £839.10 it is more expensive than 89% of PC screens.

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Features

Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Acer XB271HK supports NVIDIA G-Sync. 98% of flatpanel monitors do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Acer XB271HK has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of PC displays which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The XB271HK has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. LCD screens resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB271HK has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the XB271HK of only 4ms is quite fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 16% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all PC monitors is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Acer XB271HK is more than most LCD screens. This Acer flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

The XB271HK is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since February 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the XB271HK is £186, which makes it one of the more expensive to run LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer xb271hkbmiprz, acer umhx1ee001, code umhx1ee001, acer 3840x2160, acer p229043p, code xb271hk, acer 300cdm2, acer bg062ac, acer 100m1, acer 4k2k
Barcodes 00888863460359, 04713392258992

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