Acer VG270U Gaming Monitor Review

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Two models comprise Acer’s new Nitro VG0 series of affordable AMD FreeSync gaming monitors. There’s the tiny, affordable 21.5-inch, 1080p model that costs only $130, and the 27-inch model I am reviewing here, which is the VG270U Pbmiipx, (See it at Newegg). It costs $450 and serves up a 2560×1440 resolution and a speedy 144Hz refresh rate. You lose out on some of the connections and design flourishes of Acer’s flagship Predator line, but you do get a crisp IPS panel that offers motion blur reduction – Acer calls it Visual Response Boost (VRB) – allowing for a speedy 1ms response time.

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