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Acer nitro vg270up

Acer is no stranger to creating some of the best displays money can buy. I mean, take its extremely powerful Predator X27 4K display as an example. Today, we started testing one of their impressive new products: the Acer Nitro VG270UP gaming monitor.

This is a monitor with powerful specs, including: 1440p IPS panel, 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms GTG response time, and a host of additional features for gamers. This not only makes it a strong competitor in the mid-range price category, but also one of the standout displays in terms of value for money.

So, with this in mind, let's stop wasting time and just jump in.

At WePC, we take our reviews very seriously. Although user feedback and product research are an important part of the review process, it is not the most important factor. Putting the hardware we review in our test facility is by far the most important aspect of any review. Not only does it give us the information we need to properly review and compare the product, but it also lets you know that our opinions are accurate and backed by reliable research. The

test monitor was something we did at WePC from day one, so when Acer decided to ship their VG270UP gaming monitor to us, we already had all the tools to ensure that the monitor was completely destroyed. After taking a stock photo of the monitor, send it to the review team. The team will test the product in several different scenarios to ensure that it has been fully evaluated.

Most of our review teams play games or like to get involved in creative work, which means we understand the important role that monitors play in your PC settings. The difference between a budget monitor and a high-end monitor can be huge, and I don’t just mean its size. This is why most of the time we spend reviewing products is spent on the physical benchmarking part.

We like to provide the most sensible and unbiased reviews of the products we receive. In this way, you can be sure that what we are saying is legal and informed.

One of the most important things to consider before purchasing major hardware is the specifications. It may seem simple, but you will be surprised how many people only look at the size and refresh rate of the monitor before making a decision.

The following section will describe all the main specifications that this monitor must provide. If certain specifications don't make much sense, don't worry. We will cover everything you need to know later in this article.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at some specifications:

VG270UP is a 27-inch display with a gray-blue color scheme and a stylish design. It doesn't have any RGB lighting, which is no big deal, but it makes up for it in terms of color and image quality (we will discuss it later).

As far as the 27-inch display is concerned, this display feels small, mainly due to the display's three-sided borderless design. It weighs just 5.11kg (in the middle position when it comes to 27-inch displays) and has a fairly wide footprint. Overall, I really like the beauty of this monitor. It's marked in terms of the style and feel of the game, if you know what I mean.

We could also get the elephant out of the room right away: the shelf. Now, although it looks cool and angular, it is terrible in terms of stability and robustness. This is a piece of rubbish. I have never used a monitor with such a bad base (at this price). It feels like I collapse every time I start writing. The swing is so violent that you feel a little dizzy after a while.

Anyway. Anger aside, the monitor is equipped with a VESA mount, which means you can destroy the mount at the next possible opportunity.

So regardless of weight and size, let's take a look at the three biggest factors affecting game performance: maximum resolution, response time, and refresh rate.

Although these three specs don't just define the monitor, they certainly help a lot in the overall gaming performance of the monitor. In the end, these three aspects will let you know if the monitor will perform well in the game scene and will also have a big impact on its price.

Having said that, let's start with the resolution of this monitor;

VG270UP provides WQHD resolution, usually called 2560 x 1440. For me, this is the best place to watch games and entertain. A resolution like this can not only provide you with excellent clarity, but also a good display effect.

For those who don't know the screen resolution, it refers to how many pixels your monitor can actually display. In this case, VG270UP provides 2560 pixels horizontally and 1440 pixels vertically, which is ideal for most modern tasks, including games.

But keep in mind that if you plan to upgrade your current 1080p monitor to a 1440p alternative, you will likely see performance degradation when gaming. That's because increasing the resolution is one of the most onerous factors a game imposes on the GPU. The

monitor refresh rate tells us how quickly it updates the displayed image. It has a direct impact on the fluidity of your game, especially when combined with adaptive sync technology.

VG270UP provides a fast 144Hz refresh rate, again we think this is the perfect sweetie

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is response time. This analyzes the rate of color change of the pixels on the screen, usually using grayscale transitions. The

response time is in milliseconds (ms). For games and types of work, any time less than 5ms is acceptable. That said, if you want the best viewing experience from your monitor, we recommend that you choose a response time of 1 ms. In theory, this would eliminate the possibility of any visual ghosting, which happens when the pixel color cannot change fast enough in fast-paced titles.

Considering all these, VG270UP has an impressive response time (VRB) of 1 millisecond. VRB stands for "Visual Response Impulse". This is a feature that physically improves pixel response time, thereby reducing visual artifacts.

Looking at the input briefly, VG270UP does not provide a large number of options, but provides everything needed to get up and running.

Unlike many modern monitors, this monitor does not have a USB input option. In other words, this is not the end of the world. It is still equipped with a pair of HMDI and DisplayPort inputs, which can provide silky smooth 144hz images.

Leaving most of the VG270UP specifications aside, let’s take a look at some of the unique features that distinguish this monitor from other comparable-priced options.

Next, we will show all the features of this monitor and introduce the most prominent features in detail. So, without further ado, let's get inside.

VG270UP is equipped with AMD's Adaptive Sync technology that supports FreeSync.

needs to consider two factors when referring to adaptive sync technology, namely the refresh rate and the number of frames per second. Adaptive sync technology is used on screens today to increase the fluidity of the game. This is done by synchronizing the monitor refresh rate and the frame rate output of the game you are playing.

VG270UP - 1440p 144hz monitor - Requires a relatively powerful PC to run FPS level games that are required to really take advantage of screen tear reduction technology. Your PC needs to produce at least 144FPS to feel its real effect. However, if you have a PC with this performance, FreeSync will provide a new level of fluidity in the fierce battle; we will continue to discuss more in the article.

First is the OSD or on-screen display, for those who don't fully throttle on the panel abbreviation. The

screen can be accessed through the four buttons at the bottom right of the screen. For example, the "main" control is now a joystick. More and more displays are using joystick design, how can I emphasize how positive this is. Although most people rarely access the OSD, it’s nice to know that you can easily browse it when you need it.

Touching the joystick will open the mini OSD menu. This provides you with four options for you to choose, two of which can be customized according to your preferences. You can move to the advanced menu by clicking the joystick again, where you can manipulate many options.

It is worth mentioning that the OSD button is not marked. For me, this is not a problem at least. Having said that, I have seen some people complain about this on several different forums. In any case, I think it is worth mentioning.

Acer Nitro's VG270UP provides all the common options in the OSD, including images, colors, audio, OSD, system, and even game labels. The

game tab provides some convenient features, including overload settings, which theoretically allow users to increase pixel response time. It also has a FreeSync toggle button that can quickly change adaptive sync settings. VRB mode is also available here. We talked about this before, but to recap VRB is a visual response enhancement. This is a technology that helps reduce any motion blur on the screen. However, using this function at 144 Hz will not produce good results. You must reduce the refresh rate to 120Hz to see the real benefits of this feature. You can also equip your monitor with custom crosshairs through the "Aim" option in the game tab.

Overall, OSD is a great advantage of this monitor, especially compared to other similarly priced alternatives.

Blue light is another silent killer that affects eye health. It is the most destructive color produced by your monitor, just like screen flicker, which can seriously damage your eyes for a long time. The blue light produced by the display is a melatonin inhibitor, which means it can physically change your sleep quality and lifespan. This is also one of the main reasons for eye fatigue after wearing the monitor for a long time. The

Low Blue Light Filter is a technology that greatly reduces the blue light level on the display. Combine it with anti-flicker technology and you have a very reliable eye care kit.

Let's first take a look at one of this monitor's standout buying features, the impressive 1440p IPS panel. The 8-bit display is equipped with an original maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440, demonstrating extremely realistic image quality and color reproduction. You would think that such a monitor (primarily designed and sold for gamers) may be somewhat inadequate in terms of color accuracy. Well, you are wrong to think that.

has the best color entertainment we've ever seen, and I don't mean just a monitor at this price point. It shows such good colors; it is

For VApanel on IPS.

At the other end of the spectrum, we have brightness. This monitor is rated at 380 cd/m², which is not bad for SDR image quality. In other words, if you plan to use VRB mode while gaming, be prepared to sacrifice some sparkle. When using VRB in extreme mode, the level drops to more than half of the display brightness. In addition, when testing the brightness uniformity, we noticed considerable differences (about 20%) in some areas. This is almost unrecognizable when in use, but it certainly exists during testing.

As you might have guessed by now, this monitor does not have any type of HDR support (yes, not even HDR400). This is not a big deal. To be honest, HDR400 is quite complicated. It does not meet the minimum requirements of the official HDR10 and Dolby viewing standards. If you are looking for an HDR panel, I suggest you go for at least HDR600. Less, you really won't see much of a benefit.

So, let's get into acting in the game.

If you are impressed by the color and quality of the image, you will be amazed by the performance of the game. This is incredible! VG270UP is on the shelves with an impressive 144Hz refresh rate and an equally attractive GTG response time of 1ms. In contrast, many IPS panels at this price only provide 4 milliseconds, so it is very good here.

You must enable Visual Response Enhancement (VRB) mode to reduce response time. Remember, if you want to get all the rewards this way, you have to reduce the screen refresh rate to 120Hz. This isn't a big deal, but it's certainly an area where people can frown.

If you prefer the smoothness provided by 144Hz, simply disable VRB mode and set the overload to the limit; you will not be disappointed. I always like to test game monitors in CS: GO, mainly because I like that game. But secondly, it is very fast. You can usually see any artifacts on the screen out of the box, and to my surprise, there are basically no problems. We put it next to the TN panel of ASUS PG278QR (a high-end alternative), and it is difficult to see the difference.

However, what I want to say is that when using extreme overload, you will start to notice very obvious ghosting. Now, for competitive game players, this is not a big problem. However, if you are looking for the most immersive experience, this will be a bit annoying. We tried several different combinations of scenarios, and we really couldn't get around it. You just need to lower the overdrive gear.

Tested it in several different games and produced equally impressive results. The image quality is clear, the color is accurate, and the sense of immersion is extremely high. It even allows Nvidia GPU users to use GSync (well, those with GTX 10 series cards).

Flickerfree technology is pretty much what it says on the tin. This is a technique to eliminate the flicker that appears when updating the image you see.

If you are a gamer, you may be addicted to long hours of gaming. If the monitor you are using is not equipped with flicker-free technology, it will put additional strain on your eyes, which can cause damage over time.

The annoying thing is that flickerfree is invisible to the naked eye. You may be reading this section now and think that your monitor does not have this problem. In reality, your eyes may suffer a lot of potential damage.

Anyway, having said that, this is just another bonus that Acer has added to this already impressive package.

This is our complete overview of the Acer Nitro VG270UP gaming monitor. The

’s current retail price is less than $300 (at the time of writing), making it one of the best value-for-money displays available. We worked hard to find a monitor (within its price range) that could provide a similar level of image quality, color accuracy, and smooth playability. The only real disadvantage of this monitor is the absolutely terrible stand it comes with.

Allinall However, if you are looking for an affordable gaming monitor, it can provide stunning visual effects and an overall immersive experience. This monitor should occupy an important place on your list of considerations.

Let us know what you think of this monitor by leaving us a message in the section below. Even better, head over to our community center, where you can discuss all the related monitors with like-minded people.


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