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Acer XB270HU is world's first 144 Hz IPS monitor

10 Jan 2015 | Rasmus Larsen |

Acer is about to take gaming monitors to the next level. After Eizo revolutionized the gaming market with a 120 Hz VA monitor, Acer is about to release XB270HU that combines 144 Hz with an IPS panel. It also supports G-Sync.

Acer XB270HU is first 144 Hz IPS

There was a lot of initial confusing over this announcement since Acer said something else in November, but Acer has now confirmed the good news to FlatpanelsHD. The 27-inch XB270HU will be a beast with its 2560x1440 pixels, 144 Hz, IPS panel, and G-Sync (and ULMB) support.

Acer XB270HU


144 Hz is not necessarily a huge jump over 120 Hz, but it is a very significant upgrade over 60 Hz, which all other IPS monitors use today. IPS panels can reproduce much better colors and picture quality than the subpar TN panels used in pretty much every gaming monitor today, except for a few of the Eizo models. In other words, Acer is combining great picture quality with speed.

Acer says that the monitor will come with a black, slightly glossy design and a stand with tilt, height and swivel adjustments. It is also flicker-free and features a “blue light filter”, which ensures a pleasant experience after many hours of gaming.

Full specifications were not released, but at CES a representative told us that the response time number is 4 ms (g2g) and that the monitor will support ULMB (ultra low motion blur) technology. It will feature a DisplayPort 1.2 port, which is required for all these goodies, and a HDMI port for gaming consoles.

He also told us to expect it released somewhere in late Q1, but as we know from the past these things tend to change after CES.



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