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Acer XB271HU
Acer XB271HU
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Acer XB271HU PC Monitor

27" 2560 X 1400 LED Flat Jul 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date £105.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Top seller
Supports NVIDIA G-SYNC Editor's Choice
Ebuyer £529.97 Go to Store
eBay £583.99 Go to Store
Ebuyer Business £649.98 Go to Store
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One Industry Award

Websites decided that this Acer LCD screen was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

PC screen expert review website scored this flatpanel monitor 90 out of 100. This means that PC monitor experts think this medium monitor is one of the very best medium monitors that were released in the last year.

Good Brand

Based on 4,262 expert and owner reviews (including 789 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its LCD screens. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 93% of those that bought a Acer PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Top Seller

The XB271HU is a popular choice amongst people who purchased PC displays in the last 3 months.

Released Ten Months Ago

It was July 2016 when this PC display was released.


Price Has Gone Up by £139.98 (26%)

There was a cheaper price of £389.99 at Overclockers UK 76 days ago.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 up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 29% chance that the price will actually go back down.

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Not Cheap

Similar spec PC screens that came out in the last year range in price from £59 to £2,399. We think that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other similar spec PC screens that came out in the last year.



The XB271HU supports NVIDIA G-SYNC, which is unusual. Most of the other recently released flatpanel monitors do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The XB271HU has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other PC screens that have been around for the last year which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency. The XB271HU is in the most expensive 19% of all 414 recently released PC screens that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XB271HU will cost £106 over 8 years to run.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XB271HU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released comparable spec PC monitors also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Eizo EV2456 (£525.49), and the AOC AG271QG (£549.99) both of which have better reviews; or the Benq PD3200Q (£424.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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2560 X 1400 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the XB271HU is 2560 x 1400 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of a 1600 x 900 pixels PC screen, which is the most common display resolution.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the XB271HU is more than most LCD screens that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this Acer PC monitor.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Acer XB271HU has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other new similar spec flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888863384730, 00888863411818, 04713392260247

Acer XB271HU Review Sources

To prepare this Acer XB271HU review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 687,657 product attributes, 78,608 PC monitor reviews and 7,539,100 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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