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Acer Predator XB271HU

Acer Predator XB271HU
alaScore 96

221 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of Acer Predator XB271HU. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are generally positive. Opinions are divided on the size, and there are some critical comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Acer Predator XB271HU is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Acer Predator XB271HU

 

The Acer Predator XB271HU is one of a new breed of gaming monitors that not only features the high refresh rate you expect of a gaming display but has the great image quality you'd associate with an IPS panel too.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Acer Predator XB271HU

 

The 27-inch Acer Predator XB271HU offers very good gaming performance, a fully adjustable stand, and lots of style.

Nvidia G-Sync anti-tearing technology. Very good gaming and gray-scale performance. Fast refresh rate. Stylish design.

Expensive. Middling color accuracy. Weak speakers. Only two video inputs.

Conclusion With the Acer Predator XB271HU, you get excellent gaming performance, thanks to a 144Hz refresh rate and Nvidia's G-Sync technology. It offers all of the cool gamer-friendly features that you get with other Predator models, including Aim...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Daniel O'Keeffe , Ian Cumming, Mehdi Azzabi, Marti (rtings.com)

Acer Predator XB271HU MONITOR

 

The Acer Predator XB271HU is a very good high-end IPS-type gaming monitor. It features G-SYNC and a high 144 Hz refresh rate, making it exceptionally fluid and responsive. It has a decently wide viewing angle which helps keep it versatile and it also...

G-SYNC offers a great gaming experience ; Wide viewing angle gives a variety of possible viewing positions

Low contrast means blacks look grey in a dark room ; No HDR support

Mar, 2018

Recommended

Expert review by : David Hollingworth (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Acer Predator XB1 XB271HU

 

Standard resolution but with 165Hz G-Synced smoothness...

Our judgement? If you’re a serious gamer, there’s absolutely no doubt. It’s worth it.

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (ao.com)

Very nice monitor

 

"Pros: Very good sharp colourful image, makes gaming look really good. Set up was fairly straight forward, with minimal alterations to the colour and contrast. Cons: There is some bleeding in the corners but nothing exceptional. The menu system is...

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (ao.com)

XB271HU

 

"Easy to setup, great picture, couldnt be happyier, expensive but worth it"

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Acer Predator XB271HU

 

"Great customer service, no nonsense price match. Delivered on time as promised. Great item as described. Will definitely know where to come first next time!"

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

New Monitor

 

"Excellent product at an amazing price. The high resolution makes everything look crisper and cleaner than my old 1080p monitor. Delighted with this product. Would highly recommend."

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Great monitor

 

"My pair of 1080p screens started to feel small so I was looking for a 1440p to add to the setup as a main screen. G-sync, IPS panel and high refresh rate was a must.This ticked all the boxes, great picture and built better than my two Samsungs. First...

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (ao.com)

Great monitor

 

"The monitor is great. 1440p 175hz for gaming is absolutely stunning, plus you have g-sync and ips!"

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:MPR II / MPR II, RoHS, TCO 6.0 / TCO Certified Displays 6.0
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Red
Feet colour:Black/Red
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black / Black,Red

Display

3D:N / No / Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Colour gamut:100
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Display:LCD / LED
Display brightness:350
Display brightness (typical):350
Display diagonal:68.6
Display diagonal (metric):68.6 / 69
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display sRGB: Yes
Display Technology:IPS / TN
HD type:Wide Quad HD
Maximum refresh rate:165
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Panel Type:IPS / TN
Response Time:1 / 4
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:2560 x 1440
Supported video modes:1440p
Viewable size, horizontal:59.7
Viewable size, vertical:33.6
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:N / No
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
On/off switch:Y / Yes
Pivot:Y
Rotating:Y
Swivel angle range:0 - 30
Swivelling:Y
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 35
Tilt angle range:-5 - 35
VESA mounting:N / No / Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in Camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:4
TV tuner integrated:N / No

Other features

Display:LCD / LED

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:DisplayPort, HDMI, USB / DisplayPort, USB / DisplayPort,HDMI,USB / DisplayPort,USB
Stand included:Y

Performance

AMD FreeSync:N
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Built-in USB hub:No / Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of upstream ports:1
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:4

Power

Annual energy consumption:60 / 65
Energy efficiency class:B / C
Power consumption (max):45
Power consumption (off):4.3
Power consumption (PowerSave):32.02
Power Consumption (Standby):4.7
Power consumption (typical):41

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.1
Depth (with stand):245 / 26.8
Height :36.7
Height (with stand):401 / 55.1
Weight:4.6
Weight (with stand):7 / 8
Weight with stand:7 / 8
Width:61.4 / 614
Width (with stand):61.4 / 614