Acer Predator XB273U NX Review: A true gaming beast

Acer Predator XB273U NX

Acer is a firm that we have analyzed little lately, which does not mean that it is bad, on the contrary, the little that we have analyzed has been good and has left us wanting more. For this reason, we bring the Acer Predator XB273UNX, a true gaming beast and we are not joking, it really surprises us with everything it integrates and the performance that can be obtained. Of course, take into account its price that exceeds $900 , but if you are a lover of games, it is a monitor that we recommend you purchase.


Exterior design of the Acer Predator XB273UNX

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It shows an attractive appearance that stands out for the construction that they have implemented

Aesthetically it has the characteristics of a gamer model, although they are not as marked as in other cases. But nothing to blame this baby because she makes up for it in performance, but we’ll talk about that later. The front brings with it a thin frame that generates elegance by showing more space on the screen .

Through the support we obtain good ergonomics that allows us to adjust height, inclination and rotation, offering hours in front of the monitor without so much fatigue. The rear part implements a striking, but prudent style, thus the presence is enhanced and even a minimalist design is observed . The construction in general is of good quality.


We found an acceptable number of connectors, which exceeds what its competition offers. Detail that might seem minimal, but it makes a big difference by allowing you to connect several devices at the same time. We highlight that it has four USB 3.2 ports, two HDMI 2.0 inputs , a DisplayPort 1.4 and an audio output . A well-equipped monitor to get the most out of it.

Image quality and functions in general

The Acer Predator XB273UNX offers a Quad HD resolution that seems highly recommended for monitors, since it allows you to enjoy images with a little more detail. Accompanied by an IPS panel that as its main benefit allows viewing angles to be better and quality is maintained from different positions.

In addition, it integrates some functions that are responsible for improving the experience when working on essential parameters such as color, contrast, and brightness. Thus the final experience is closer to what the human eye is capable of perceiving. This is mostly achieved with DisplayHDR 4000 , technology only seen in higher-end models.


Possibly it is one of its weak points, which would be unfair to say, since most premium monitors do not usually integrate any speaker, so, within the bad you get something good (my grandfather’s advice) it is true that the power does that cannot be used too much, added to the fact that it does not integrate any improvement technology either. But hey, as mentioned, the little audio that it offers is of some use . Although for a monitor of this quality, the best thing will be an external system.

Is it worth buying it?

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It implements features that make it a perfect monitor to play at a very high quality

We didn’t mention it above, but we took advantage of this space to let you know about other valuable features of the Acer Predator XB273UNX . To begin with, it supports a maximum frequency of 275 Hz , yes, it will be through overclocking, since it natively supports only 240 Hz , which is not bad either, on the contrary, it seems sufficient.

As expected, the response time will be 1 ms so as not to miss any movement. Thus, there will also be improvement technologies so that playing is a delight and you do not suffer in the least, so if you lose it is already because of your level with all due respect (we hope we do not offend many) because the monitor gives you all the advantages .

Having said this, we can determine that it is an excellent monitor, but only for those who are really going to get the most out of it, since if you are a casual gamer there are cheaper options that also give you that gamer experience. So, consider your needs well because it is a strong outlay.

Acer Predator XB273U NX: Pros and Cons


  • Design
  • connectivity
  • Ergonomics
  • Image
  • enhancement features


  • Sound
  • Price



Make model Acer Predator XB273UNX
Size 27″ (68.5cm)
Resolution Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frequency 275 Hz (hertz)
backlight W-LED
Response time 1ms
screen type IPS
screen shape flat
Sound 2 x 2 W (watts)
market positioning Gaming
  • 4X USB 3.2 (Type-A; Gen 1; downstream)
  • 2XHDMI 2.0
  • 1X DisplayPort 1.4
  • 1X 3.5mm audio output
Dimensions without stand (H x W x D)
Dimensions with stand (H x W x D)
VESA compatibility 100x100mm
  • DisplayPort cable
  • User’s Guide
  • Warranty card

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