Some of the biggest fuss gamers have when choosing their ideal PC for gaming revolve around internal parts like the processors, graphics cards, memory, and the solid state drive. However, the most critical component that would ensure a rewarding gaming experience lies outside the PC; the display.
Perhaps that is putting thing overly simple, but the bottom line remains. If the internal components are all top of their respective classes, but the display is just within the acceptable frame rates. Upgrading the display framerates will go a long way in improving the gaming experience more than simply just upgrading the internal components. An excellent display tends to have an immediate and noticeable effect.
What makes a good Gaming Display
The basic feature one needs out of a display to have a good gaming experience is a fast response time and minimal ghosting. At the very least, the refresh rate ought to be 60Hz, but the higher you can get it, the better.
The display also ought to have a wide viewing angle, good color accuracy, high resolutions, and decent brightness levels. Gamers who get displays with 1440p resolutions are well off, but those with 4K displays are better off.
Introducing the Acer Predator X27, the Ultimate Gamer’s Display
Acer has just released a treat for the gamers community; the Acer Predator X27 display. This display hits all the above mentioned key points and more. It is a 4K display with an exceptionally high refresh rate 144Hz and 4ms response time. In case you didn’t know, the higher the refresh rate, the smoother the animation and easier on the eyes. Simply put, the screen can redraw images at a higher rate compared to the typical (60Hz) display.
However, in reality, no single GPU can game at 144Hz at 4K, at least such a technology doesn’t exist yet. Nonetheless, the higher refresh rate and resolution is a much-welcomed feature to gaming.
The Acer Predator X27 comes fitted with NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology; not the typical G-SYNC but the new G-SYNC HDR (High Dynamic Range). The G-SYNC HDR technology gives the display super abilities to minimize tearing and lag, while the HDR add more vivid, lifelike images.
The Predator X27 also comes with Quantum Dot technology that gives it optimal color reproduction and a much wider viewing angles. The screen features 178-degree viewing angles and can reproduce up to 99% of the Adobe RGB colors space. It also comes with 384 zones of LED-backlighting, giving images a higher contrast and immense brightness. Acer says the display’s actual brightness levels is 1000cd/m2.
These are some of the top gaming experience the Acer Predator X27 promises gamers. If you are used to the typical displays of 60Hz, you are in for a sweet treat with this display. Acer is yet to make public the pricing and when the Predator X27 will start shipping out.