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Acer Predator X27 G-SYNC HDR Monitor Preview

The Acer Predator X27 G-SYNC HDR Monitor Up Close!

The Acer Predator X27 is finally here! Designed for serious gamers and professionals who want the best possible monitor, it offers 4K resolution at 144 Hz with HDR capability! Here is our preview of the new Acer Predator X27 monitor!

 

The New Acer Predator Gaming Monitors

Acer not only introduced the Acer Predator X27 (Price Check), they also introduced the Acer Nitro VG240Y (Price Check) and Acer Nitro VG270 gaming monitors, as well as the Acer Predator Z312QU curved gaming monitor, and the Acer XZ321Q curved gaming monitor.

You can read more about these and other new 2018 Acer products in our article – 2018 Acer Predator Laptops, Desktops + Monitors Revealed!

 

The Acer Predator X27 Monitor

The Acer Predator X27 (Price Check) is the ultimate gaming and professional monitor combined. it features Quantum Dot technology, with the new NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR technology, and boasts the ability to deliver 4K resolution at an amazing 144 Hz refresh rate!

Professional users will love its 99% Adobe RGB colour gamut and the Delta E (ΔE) of less than 1. It also comes with a Predator Shield with reduces glare and incident lighting from your surroundings, and a 3-year on-site warranty.

Tear-Free, Blur-Free

With a 144 Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR technology, you can enjoy a smooth, tear-free gaming experience even at the full 4K resolution. Its fast 4 ms response time also eliminates motion blur and visual artifacts.

Professional Colour

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The Acer Predator X27 (Price Check) is rated with a wide colour gamut of 99% Adobe RGB, which is far wider than the typical sRGB colour gamut. In addition, it has an excellent colour accuracy with a Delta E (ΔE) of less than 1 .

384 HDR Lighting Zones

The Acer Predator X27 (Price Check) delivers a HDR (High Dynamic Range) experience with 384 LED local dimming zones. These are individually-controlled, allowing darker areas to appear darker, while brighter areas can appear brighter.

Acer Predator GameView

With Acer Predator GameView, the Acer Predator X27 (Price Check) can be tweaked and saved in three custom modes that you can easily switch between while gaming.

In addition to Standard, ECO, Graphic and Movie modes, there are three special game modes, including Action, Racing and Sports, which can be accessed through a hotkey or On-Screen Display (OSD) menu.

You can also define your own custom profile and program each mode according to your preferences.

 

Acer Predator X27 Monitor Specifications

SpecificationsAcer Predator X27 Gaming Monitor
Screen Size27" (68.6 cm)
Backlight TechnologyLED
Tear-Free TechnologyNVIDIA G-SYNC HDR
Panel TypeIn-Plane Switching (IPS)
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Colour Depth10-bit
Contrast Ratio1,000 : 1
Maximum Brightness600 cd/m²
Response Time4 ms GTG (Grey-to-Grey)
Colour Gamut99% Adobe RGB
Colour AccuracyDelta E (ΔE) < 1
VESA Mount CompatibleYes
Tilt CapableYes, -5° to 25°
Swivel CapableYes, 20°
Height Adjustment130 mm
Viewing Angle178° (Horizontal and Vertical)
Built-In SpeakersTwo
Available Ports1 x HDMI
1 x DisplayPort
4 x USB 3.0
1 x USB-in
1 x audio out
Display Dimensions629 mm wide
374.7 mm tall
86.5 mm thick
Display Weight4.77 kg
Dimensions With Stand629 mm wide
575 mm tall
374.7 mm deep
Weight With Stand12.30 kg
ColourBlack only
Warranty3 Years On-Site Warranty

 

Acer Predator X27 Monitor Price + Availability

The Acer Predator X27 gaming monitor will be available for purchase from the middle of July 2018 onwards. It will be priced at RM 9,999 / US$ 1,999, with a 3-year on-site warranty. Here are some purchase links :

 

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NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Technology Explained!

NVIDIA has been talking about the G-SYNC HDR technology for more than a year now. But now, they are finally ready to deliver the promise with actual G-SYNC HDR monitors! So here is a refresher’s course on NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR!

 

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Explained

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR adds HDR (High Dynamic Range) capability to G-SYNC, which is a variable refresh rate technology that delivers smooth, tear-free gaming experience, when used with an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card.

Higher Brightness

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR displays will have greatly increased brightness, with the ability to express deep saturated colours at a high brightness level. They will have the ability to produce at least 1000 nits of peak brightness, with support for the HDR10 format.

Greater Contrast

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR displays will have a full array direct backlight, with at least 384 local dimming zones. This allows them to product contrast ratios of over 10,000:1. Traditional LCD panels with a global dimming backlight, in contrast, can only deliver contrast ratios of 1000:1 to 2000:1.

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Wider Colour Gamut

The traditional sRGB colour space covers only about 35% of the colours the human eye can perceive. Hence, NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR displays will support the DCI-P3 colour space that offers 26% greater coverage of the visual spectrum than sRGB.

High Refresh Rate

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR displays will support a high refresh rate using DisplayPort 1.4 with the High.Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) link. They will have the ability to display 4K at 144 Hz, instead of the usual 60 Hz for traditional 4K monitors.

 

The First G-SYNC HDR Displays

At the NVIDIA Computex 2018 press conference, and the follow-up GeForce tech briefing, NVIDIA showed off the first two G-SYNC HDR displays. They are both 27″ displays with what appears to be the same panel and key specifications. They both have a full array direct backlight, with 384 local dimming zones.

Acer Predator X27

The Acer Predator X27 (Price Check) is a 27″ 4K HDR display with a 144 Hz IPS panel, with a GTG (grey-to-grey) response time of 4 ms. It has a launch price of US$ 1,999.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ

The ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ is a very similar 27″ 4K HDR display with a 144 Hz IPS panel, with a GTG (grey-to-grey) response time of 4 ms. It has a 1000 nits peak brightness level, and a HDR contrast ratio of up to 50,000:1.

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NVIDIA Computex 2018 – GeForce Updates + Demos

Right after the NVIDIA Computex 2018 press conference, they gave us a private briefing on the latest GeForce updates, as well as demos of real-time ray tracing with NVIDIA DGX Station, the NVIDIA Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD), and NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR.

Again, if you are looking for news on NVIDIA Turing, we will have to disappoint you. As NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang mentioned in his Q&A session, “it’s a long time from now” before Ampere is released. Still, there are a number of interesting GeForce-related technologies to check out…

 

NVIDIA Computex 2018 GeForce Updates

The session kicked off with a 34-minute long briefing on the latest GeForce updates.

Here’s a summary of the key points :

  • Since the latest Intel Coffee Lake mobile CPUs were introduced, there are now 85 new gaming laptops with GeForce GTX GPUs.
  • A year after NVIDIA Max-Q was introduced, there are now 25 laptop models built from ground-up with Max-Q design in mind.[adrotate group=”2″]
  • The Hunt Effect – increasing brightness increases the perceived colourfulness.
  • The Stevens Effect – increasing brightness increases apparent spatial resolution.
  • sRGB and DCI-P3 cannot display all of the colours in nature (represented by Pointer’s Gamut). Ultimately, the best possible colour gamut is Rec. 2020.
  • The first two NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR monitors are the Acer Predator X27 and the ASUS ROG SWIFT PG27UQ, and feature 4K HDR panels with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, that can be overclocked to 144 Hz.
  • Both G-SYNC HDR monitors have a panel with 384-zone full-array direct backlight capable of 1000 nits brightness, with a DCI-P3 colour gamut with Quantum Dots.

 

NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Demo + Comparison

Here is a demo and comparison of the Acer Predator X27 G-SYNC HDR monitor, with a “regular” Acer Predator XP1 G-SYNC monitor.

 

Real-Time Ray Tracing On NVIDIA DGX Station

NVIDIA also showed off real-time ray tracing on an NVIDIA DGX Station.

 

The NVIDIA BFGD (Big Format Gaming Display)

We also had the opportunity to check out the 65″ NVIDIA Big Format Gaming Display, which also features G-SYNC HDR.

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