Best Acer Predator Monitors

Best Acer Predator Monitors – For lightning-fast gaming monitors in up to 4K resolution, Acer Predator monitors are a good choice. With response times of as low as 1 millisecond, you will remain immersed and agile as you play. Their screens range from 23.8” to 35”, and curved and widescreen models are available. Low refresh rates mean ghosting is rare. Some of their monitors have excellent built-in speakers, meaning you may be able to save money and space by skipping external speakers. TN and IPS displays are available. Some flickering and backlight bleed is possible in some models, but in general Acer’s Predator monitors are reliable and well worth the price.

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1.Acer Predator XB253Q

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Gaming monitors come in all shapes in sizes, from super-ultrawide to 43-inch monsters, and beyond. Yet many gamers, including the most serious competitive players, stick to a humble 24-inch, 1080p display. A 24-inch monitor will offer the highest refresh rates and best response times at any given price point.

Acer’s XB253Q GW, a 24.5-inch 280Hz monitor priced at , drives that point home. Although certainly expensive for a 1080p monitor, it’s hardly more expensive than the 240Hz gaming monitors it competes against. The XB253Q has great image quality, as well, with excellent color and good contrast.

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2.Acer K272HL 27″

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The Acer KB272HL also has a solid peak brightness of 300-nits, and it supports 8-bit color depth with a 72% NTSC (~100% sRGB) color gamut, which is very good for a monitor at this price range.

While the colors aren’t as accurate and consistent as that of equally-priced IPS models, they are still vibrant and rich, and much better than that of any TN panel display at this price range.

VA panels also have wide 178-degree viewing angles allowing you to look at the screen at basically any angle without having the colors, contrast, and brightness of the picture notably degrading in quality.

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3.Acer Predator XN253Q

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Most gaming enthusiasts are satisfied with a 144 Hz monitor. At those framerates, motion blur is barely visible, and if it has FreeSync or G-Sync, there are no frame tears to spoil the fun. But competitive players need the fastest possible panel response and the lowest input lag.

For that, only a monitor with a 240 Hz refresh rate will do. That extra 1% of performance can mean the difference between winning and losing.

The 25-inch (24.5-inch viewable) Acer Predator XN253Q Xbmiprzx runs at 240 Hz without overclock and includes native support for Nvidia G-Sync.

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4.Acer XFA240 bmjdpr 24″

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Fast gaming monitors usually reside in the premium price category, but we have seen a few exceptions to that rule (like the ViewSonic Elite XG240R, around at the time of writing). Now Acer is offering much the same monitor for a few bucks less,  at this writing to be exact. For that sum, you get the new XFA240 with a TN panel, FHD resolution, a 144 Hz refresh rate, FreeSync and G-Sync Compatibility. Gamers seeking a high-speed, low-cost monitor will want to give this one a good look.

The XFA240 offers speed and responsiveness above all other considerations. Like many other fast gaming monitors, it sticks with 1920 x 1080 resolution, which is on the low side of the pixel density (92 pixels per inch) scale but has the advantage of high frame rates. One can keep the action moving smoothly in the most intense action game without investing in an expensive video card. 100 frames per second (fps)? No problem.

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5.Acer Predator XB273K

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The Acer Predator XB273K is a cousin of the revered Predator X27—which sits near the top of our best gaming monitor lists and at the peak of our best 4K monitor for gaming list—and brings with it a certain sense of excitement. Inspecting the specifications on paper, it seems a close cousin of the X27. Very close. So close, from appearance to specs, that it is very hard to tell the difference. Nonetheless, given the reputation of Acer’s Predator series, there’s a very good reason to be optimistic here.

And given the price difference between the XB3 and the X27—a whopping nearly- price gap—there’s a desire to see if that difference is measurable in performance too. Putting it bluntly, if the XB3 can hold its own, particularly in the face of the X27, we may have a new 4K sheriff in town.

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Best Acer Predator Monitors – Gaming monitors differ from regular monitors because they need to be faster to handle intense graphics. They also have to have a low input delay in instantly sending the signal from your PC to the screen.

Most gaming monitors cater to speed but also need to have fantastic graphics. Pro gamers may sacrifice screen size and resolution for speed, but casual gamers appreciate a big screen with detailed graphics. Many modern gaming screens also feature FreeSync or G-Sync compatibility to sync their framerates with the graphics cards to eliminate screen tearing.

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