Thursday, April 9, 2015
Journal: Acer XG270HU FreeSync check
HEXUS covered the launch of AMD's FreeSync only remaining month by trying the patchy refresh-rate expertise on the LG 34UM67. It's exposition to say with the aim of while the LG check was alluring and novel, gratitude to its 21:9 aspect ratio, the FreeSync implementation felt underwhelming due to the narrow supported range of 48-75Hz.
Acer's XG270HU sets unfashionable to stick with the aim of by offering consumers a 27in, 2,560x1,440 panel, with a 1ms response clock and 144Hz refresh rate blended with the show all the signs of FreeSync support concerning 40-144Hz, which is a significantly wider range than LG's equivalent. By look quantity the Acer XG270HU seems to be present a lower-cost distinction of the ASUS ROG fast PG278Q in support of AMD graphics tag owners.
Attention-grabbing in support of PC Gamers on a account is the piece of evidence the Acer XG270HU targets an aggressive value line of reasoning of £430 at this time in the sphere of the UK. This makes it supplementary reasonably priced than the Philips 272G5DYEB 27in G-Sync check with a meagre 1080p motion but, supplementary importantly, the Acer XG270HU is noticeably cheaper than G-Sync monitors of the same specification.
Design and Connectivity
Lone of the design wins in support of the Acer XG270HU is the incredibly slim bezel, like to what did you say? LG implemented on the LG 34UM67, combined with a not glossy anti-glare coating. The plastic part of the bezel is barely a a small amount of millimeters in the sphere of thickness making in support of a silky and quiet aesthetic. Near is various wizardry by dispense, though, having the status of a fine black border surrounds the viewable part of the panel acting, effectively, having the status of a back bezel.
The frame Acer deploys with the XG270HU is certainly a smaller amount silky and quiet. The diversity of orange and black in support of the primary colour scheme is a bold move, to say the smallest amount, while the X-shaped frame seems to be present a 'love it or else hate it' design. Noticeably Acer is free following a gaming audience relatively than a prosumer or else everyday user who possibly will favor something supplementary crafty and held in reserve.
Poignant away from aesthetics, the frame is rebuff better placed in the sphere of provisions of functionality; it solitary facial appearance vertical slope with rebuff height adjustment or else pivot. Gamers looking in support of height adjustment or else the facility to benefit this check in the sphere of sketch mode command be present missing disappointed having the status of near isn't even a VESA mount option in support of a custom check arm or else frame.
The connectivity to be had by the Acer XG270HU command be present a sufficient amount in support of the largest part users having the status of it facial appearance DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort with audio in the sphere of and unfashionable jacks. FreeSync is solitary supported in excess of the DisplayPort interface so in the sphere of the largest part benefit hand baggage the DVI and HDMI ports command shot unused, particularly having the status of Acer doesn't provide at all Picture-in-Picture (PiP) or else Picture-by-Picture (PbP) operational modes to help succeed benefit of other ports.