As the primary a part of Acer’s CES 2021 bulletins, the corporate shared that it has three new gaming displays releasing in Might. When it comes to specs, the standout product is the brand new Nitro XV28, a 28-inch 4K monitor with an IPS show and a 144Hz refresh price with FreeSync Premium. It’s Acer’s first gaming monitor to make use of HDMI 2.1 ports, giving it the spec (assuming you’re utilizing an HDMI 2.1-compliant cable) to assist as much as 4K gaming at 120 frames per second with variable refresh price (VRR).
So, not solely is that this a stable choice for PC players hoping to squeeze essentially the most out of their Nvidia RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, it’s an choice about which PS5 and Xbox Series X house owners could be equally excited. When it comes to port choice, this one has two HDMI ports (each are 2.1), one DisplayPort, one USB-C port able to 65W PD charging, 4 USB Kind-A 3.0 ports, and a USB Kind-B port to energy these USB ports.
Acer will promote the XV28 for $899, which actually isn’t low-cost, although not out of the abnormal for a 4K display with quick refresh charges. In order for you one that truly matches in your desk, it may very well be value it. Although it’s onerous to not suppose that, for across the similar value throughout a sale, you could possibly get a 55-inch Vizio 4K OLED TV that additionally helps HDMI 2.1 — although there are reports that its marketed VRR doesn’t but work. In the meantime, Acer claims the XV28 could have “hassle-free assist” for the most recent consoles at 4K 120Hz with VRR.
Acer’s different two monitor bulletins aren’t any extra reasonably priced, however they do have some high-end options lacking from the Nitro XV28. The Predator XB27 prices $1,099 and includes a 27-inch QHD IPS panel with HDR400 functionality, the bottom rung on the DisplayHDR customary that may attain 400 cd/m2 peak brightness — successfully 400 nits, dim sufficient that it shouldn’t be your alternative in the event you’re truly shopping for for HDR. It could run at a local 240Hz refresh price with overclocking as much as 275Hz, and it has a 0.5ms response time.
It comes with an Nvidia G-Sync module in-built. Along with the assorted advantages that it yields for conserving your Nvidia GPU-powered gameplay wanting clean, on this case it permits for Nvidia’s Reflex tech that analyzes and optimizes latency throughout your entire linked equipment. This monitor has two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, a trio of USB Kind-A 3.0 ports, a single USB Kind-A 2.0 port, and a USB Kind-B port for powering the USB ports.
Lastly, the Predator XB32 is a 31.5-inch 4K IPS show that’s G-Sync appropriate (an replace from GeForce Expertise will make it play higher with fashionable Nvidia GPUs). It has a local 144Hz refresh price and likewise HDR400, if you’d like that barely extra vibrant picture in apps that assist it. This mannequin will promote for $1,199. It options two HDMI ports, one DisplayPort, a single USB-C port with 65W PD charging, and 4 USB Kind-A 3.0 ports with a USB Kind-B port for powering them.
These every seem to be stable, albeit expensive picks in the event you’re actually into gaming and need options that may increase the visible constancy in numerous methods. The Nitro XB23 and Predator XB27 are essentially the most interesting from a technical degree, every with a couple of nice options that set them aside from what’s at present on the market. We don’t have the total spec sheets but, although, and on condition that they are going to every launch in Might, there could also be some aggressive fashions available on the market by then.