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Acer unleash two new gaming monitors, the XB270HU and XG270HU

Acer appeal to the gamer, offering two 144 Hz monitors with a myriad of features each. No price is listed yet, but expect it to hurt the wallet
By: Chris Smith | Displays & Projectors News | Posted: Jan 4, 2015 5:34 am

Acer are looking to please the gamer with their recently announced release of the XB270HU and XG270HU gaming monitors.




Their XB270HU model is claimed as the world's first NVIDIA G-SYNC gaming monitor equipped with IPS technology, with Acer's XG270HU being quoted as "the world's first gaming monitor with an edge-to-edge frameless display" as according to their newly issued press release.


Both of these models feature WQHD, 2560 x 1440 resolution coupled with a speedy 144hz refresh rate - said to massively improve and enhance in-game performance and feel. The XB270HU will provide a large 178-degree viewing angle all held up by its multi-functional ErgoStand - enabling the user to tilt, swivel and adjust the screen to their optimal position.


Their new XG270HU is "the world's first gaming monitor with an edge-to-edge frameless display which maximizes viewing area and provides a more seamless viewing experience for multi-monitor setups" and offers a nice 1ms response time. Connectivity has also been kept in mind, giving users the option to connect through HDMI 2.0, DVI or DisplayPort 1.2.




The XG270HU also has Acer's in-built EyeProtect technology, said to reduce screen flickering and assist in decreasing eye fatigue.


Both models will be available for purcahse from March 2015 and do not currently have a listed retail pricing.


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