Acer X27U (W-OLED)

Acer X27U (W-OLED)

Acer X27U (W-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.5/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Very Good8.8/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.8/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.5/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.1/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.0/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.6/10

The Acer X27U is a premium-priced 27-inch OLED monitor with a very good refresh rate, offering excellent contrast and suitable for both HDR gaming and media consumption. The color accuracy and depth are great for digital photo editing, but it may not be the best for HDR video editing. Its performance in competitive gaming is top-notch due to its low response time and wide variable refresh rate range, but it has limited brightness, which can affect its performance in very bright rooms. While it’s fantastic for gaming and watching videos, its lower productivity score indicates it’s not the optimal choice for tasks requiring extensive multitasking or very sharp text. It includes a good variety of connectivity options, but note that it might be on the costly side. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Exceptional contrast ratio
  • High HDR peak brightness
  • Wide color gamut coverage
  • Adjustable stand included
  • Good for competitive gaming
Cons
  • Lower resolution for size
  • Limited brightness for SDR content
  • Not ideal for productivity
  • Higher price point

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.9
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Competitive Gaming:
4.6
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Media Consumption:
4.2
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,000
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
W-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
211 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
603 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
1.4 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9.5/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
111 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.7/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.2/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
2
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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