Acer Predator XB271HU 27" IPS G-Sync Monitor for $442 after discount

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  1. Skeetre

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  2. Furious_Styles

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    Truly awesome monitor. Have owned one for years and loved it. Pair this thing with a 1080 or 1080 ti (or 20 series of course) and it can do either high refresh/high fps or ultra settings/gsync without issue.
     
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  3. arnemetis

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    I have the Asus version, this is an excellent price! Love my monitor.
     
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    I have it as well, an amazing deal at this price
     
  5. PiEownz

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    I copped one... rip, hope it’s worth it.
     
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    Have one as well..as the other poster said paired with a 1080 or ti or higher --- buttah. Just hate it is newegg. their shipping is pony express level bad
     
  7. Skeetre

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    Mine was ordered Wednesday, when I posted this... and delivered on Saturday. Even though it said delivery would be by today.

    I have to wait until Christmas to try it out though, wife said it's my only Christmas present. And it'll be paired with my RTX 2080. I can't wait!
     
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    WTH.... Open that shit now!!!!
     
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    Got one of these from the Costco deal posted here a while back. Love it.
     
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    The only thing that would bother me about these monitors is the bezel at the bottom. If you stick two monitors together at an angle, it will create a small gap between the monitors that for some reason drive me up a wall. I'm still waiting for the pg279q's to go on sale for sub $400
     
  12. PiEownz

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    Anyone know a good color calibration setting?
     
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    Isn't that monitor to monitor? Need that calibration tool and software to do it.
     
  14. PiEownz

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    Fantastic, my H100i v2 decided to shit out... without a PC now. Sigh
     
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    i'd open it now.

    these had some terrible QA when they were first released, don't know if it ever improved.
     
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    Mine looks pretty good, minimal backlight bleed, no dead pixel. There is a yellowish tint when looking at white backgrounds, not sure if that’s normal, but not a big deal.

    Manufactured in April 2018
     
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    yep, i ordered one years ago and could not deal with the yellow tint on that or the dell 27" TN, returned both.
     
  18. PiEownz

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    There’s a scratch on the bezel, maybe I should complain to Newegg. It’s a little annoying to look at lol. I don’t think it’s worth to replace.
     

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    Finally opened it and hooked it yesterday. Looks amazing! No dead pixels or any issues that I can see. One strange thing though... there is a small, maybe 3 mm border around the sides and top, but not on the bottom, no matter what resolution I set it to. I figured it would run all the way to the edge completely on the sides for doing 2 monitors side by side, not that I have a second one to do that with. Either way, it still works and looks amazing. I have it at 160hz and 1440p, G-sync enabled with my Zotac RTX 2080. Played a little Destiny 2 and Need For Speed on it. No tearing at all.
     
  20. sirmonkey1985

    sirmonkey1985 [H]ard|DCer of the Month - July 2010

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    seen a lot of these thin/zero bezel monitors like that. if you look at pieownz picture you can actually see the display bezel within the panel.
     
  21. PiEownz

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    Yeah, my Dell S2716DG has slightly bigger bezels than the Acer. I got use to it after a while. It's not really a big deal to me but, it might be annoying to some.
     
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