Pros: I love this monitor, assembly was super easy. I know how to press the release on the connector, and i barely had any force on the actual yanking motion, i was pretty upset when this happened. Other companies' product names or trademarks are used herein for identification purposes only and belong to their respective companies. I will update this review if that happens. With a variety of protection plans to choose from, Acer Care Plus will provide you with Priority service, exclusive telephone support, accident protection, data recovery, complimentary on-site repair and much more. Connectivity, on the other hand, is robust. Another great feature of the ErgoStand is that it allows you to effortlessly rotate the screen to portrait mode.
I received it with no bleeding back light and zero dead pixels. Increasing the backlight set gamma back to 2. Games are beautiful on this screen, and I'm sure I will be enjoying them even more when my new video cards come in. Switching to Eco mode dropped power consumption to 30 watts without making the screen overly dim. Black levels proved average at best and contrast ratio came to a modest 630:1.
Also, make sure that the total rating of all products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the fuse rating. Cyan was still the worst with a DeltaE of 3. Its glossy-black bezels are just under an inch thick 0. The next logical step up from a monitor like this will cost you double or more. Tighten the screw clock- wise. Colors appeared evenly saturated on the DisplayMate Color Scales Test and in my test photographs, and skin tones looked natural. When you need to disconnect power from the equipment, be sure to unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
Everything you need to protect your investment. Acer Care Plus An extended service plan offering additional benefits beyond your regular warranty. Turn off the power switch and then turn it on again to make sure the flicker disappears. Acer eColor Management Acer eColor Management optimizes image performance in common usage scenarios, delivering an improved, more enjoyable viewing experience. But for now I'd say it's a great monitor for the price that it has. The white point of 6800K was also pretty close to our target of 6500K. The following sections provide suggestions on how to reduce eyestrain.
Acer has managed to exceed our performance expectations without introducing any flaws. Can we talk about the viewing angles? Even stretched 1080p movies are going to look bananas. They also feature an ergonomic design for comfortable all-day computing, and they use eco-friendly technologies to save power and cut energy costs. The panel had no trouble displaying dark shades of gray on the 64-Step Gray-Scale Test, but as was the case with the , the two lightest shades of gray were slightly compressed washed out. This has resulted in lower prices for some formerly expensive monitors. I can live with this, as it's not in the middle of the screen and is barely noticeable, but dead pixels are always a bit of an annoyance. Crysis 3 is amazing to play on this screen.
The level of detail while playing Aliens vs. It's also kind of wobbly, but not in a chintzy way. Connect the digital cable only for dual-input models. We won't share your email with anybody. Also came with all kinds of display cables! I guess It's good to not worry about buying a separate cable if I want to try a different port in my graphics card.
All ports face downwards, however, which can make connecting cables a chore. The backlight, which defaults to maximum, generates an impressive 347 lux according to our meter. There was some loss of highlight detail as a result, but it was minor. No real detectable color distortion. Newegg needs to update the description. Other than those couple of things, the display is perfect.
Overall, I am incredibly pleased by the picture Cons: There are only a couple of things preventing this from getting 5 stars. We never found a perfect compromise. We eventually became proficient at navigating the monitor, but it took longer than it does with most. And in some areas, like gamma and calibrated color accuracy, this monitor can compete with alternatives that sell for hundreds more. The display is super bright and vibrant, I've been watching 1440p videos on youtube alot and I'm amazed at the clarity and resolution of this monitor. Actual product specifications may vary.