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Acer XG270HU

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Acer XG270HU
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A multi award winning and best selling 27" flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from three expert review websites and 8 further awards from other expert sites
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Acer XG270HUAomidpx 27" WQHD ZeroFrame Gaming Monitor with FreeSync, DVI-DL, HDMI, DP, Acer EcoDisplay
£269.98
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Acer XG270HU omidpx 27-Inch 16:9 WQHD Gaming Monitor with AMD FreeSync
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Acer XG270HU - LED monitor - 27"
£306.20
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£326.52
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Acer XG270HUAomidpx 27 2560x1440 DVI HDMI DP Gaming Monitor
£329.88
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Acer XG270HU 27" Wide Quad HD TN+Film Black,Red computer monitor - UM.HG0EE.A01 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£345.18
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Acer XG270HU 27" 2560 x 1440 75MHz 1ms HDMI/DVI/DP LCD Monitor (UM.HG0EE.A01) (Brand new, unopened)
£360.76
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£363.42
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£531.87
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Acer XG270HU Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Acer XG270HU number 118 in best selling monitors, number 186 across all PC monitors and number 187 in medium monitors.
91
Reviews
209 Reviews + 11 Awards
78
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
1 Year Old
78
Running Costs
£54 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshw.it plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £54 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
This Acer PC monitor is one of the best selling PC displays currently on the market. View best selling PC displays January 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, superior product quality and nice design.
The XG270HU has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Unrestrained brilliance
High-speed connections
Great eye protection
FreeSync eliminates tearing

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 80% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Acer XG270HU Video Reviews

Acer XG270HU In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

11 Industry Awards

This PC screen has received 11 awards from experts.

The editors of three expert review sites all decided that this PC display was spectacularly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Tomshw.it, Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk who gave it an "Editor Recommended".

This LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Vido.com.ua and Guru3d.com, both of which said that this PC screen was very good.

This Acer flatpanel monitor was given a "Gold" award by both review sites Arabhardware.net and Gamestar.de, both of which concluded that this LCD screen was marvellous.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all said that this Acer PC display was very good. Ua.gecid.com gave this PC display a "The Choice of Gamers" award, HEXUS.net gave it an "Approved" award and it received a "Best for Games" award from Hispazone.com.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Geeknetic.es who gave it an "Best for Games".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, gamestar.de, guru3d.com and maximumpc.com this flatpanel monitor has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this PC screen rated this PC monitor 84% on average. 97 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Popular Choice

The XG270HU is one the most popular LCD screen currently available for purchase.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality.

  • Image quality is nice though takes some fiddling out of the box…
  • Beautiful colors on screen, wonderful refresh rate and perfect resolution…
  • Very nice monitor with excellent picture quality…
    Kkoli (Amazon) - September 2015
  • The non ghosting is nice…
  • Picture quality wise no problems…
    Edvard (Amazon) - June 2015
  • So if you are thinking about buying this monitor, make sure that you do your research and that you have a graphics card capable of using this monitor to its full extent…

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three owners who reviewed the Acer XG270HU said that it was well designed, two customers said that it was good looking and two owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth.

Very Good Brand

Based on 8,715 expert and owner reviews (including 1,820 verified purchases), Acer has very good reviews for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Acer PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners wrote that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three people who bought this PC monitor considered that it was well made.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who bought the Acer XG270HU considered that it was thin.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

  • All in all, phenomenal monitor for the value when on sale…
    Justin R. (Newegg.com) - December 2015
  • Unless you are a bat and plan to game while hanging upside down from a light fixture how is it relevant? Its the best price for what you get, buy it !
    Clara96 (Amazon) - October 2015
  • Got it on an unexpected daily deal for £100 less than it is up for now…
    Einar (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It detached from the cheap stand and hit the floor…
  • The real deal breaker for me, this should be standard on every monitor! 2) The stand it comes with is rubbish…
    Jordan (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Don't buy at full price, get this on clearance…
  • This gaming computer is an exceptional value…
    Shadow (Bestbuy.com) - October 2015
  • INCREDIBLE Value and Performance with Just a Few Minor Flaws…
    Jamie (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Have been unable to get it at a decent price…
    Damion B. (Newegg.com) - December 2016
  • Feels great spending 500 dollars for really cheap plastic…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old. However at £269.98 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Acer XG270HU and the United Kingdom price of £269.98 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $352.47 (£485.63).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the XG270HU is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the XG270HU will cost £54 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since May 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95". The display diagonal of the Acer XG270HU of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 85% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The XG270HU 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. Flatpanel monitors resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the XG270HU of only 1ms is faster than 94% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The fastest response time of flatpanel monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer XG270HU has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other PC screens, the Acer XG270HU does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 2 More Cables Included

The Acer XG270HU has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC monitor. The cables included HDMI, DVI, AC and DisplayPort are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

umhg0eea01 xg270huaomidpx, acer com8wg3szzz9gw, acer xg270huaomidpx, umhg0ee001 xg270hu, acer xg270huomidpx, acer umhg0ee001, acer umhg0eea01, acer 2560x1440, acer p241522p

Barcodes:

00888863064298, 04713147861477, 04713392553738

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