Acer Nitro XV273 X Review


Are you looking to upgrade to a new gaming monitor this year? Well, you can start your 2020 year by checking out the Acer Nitro XV273 X display.

This impressive IPS panel will deliver the performance necessary for gamers and creatives alike to get the tasks done.

Gamers will get the best of both worlds of high performance and highspeed, all in one.

Also, with the display’s widescreen design, you’ll be able to have more than enough screen real estate to have multiple windows opened and also work on various projects simultaneously.

So if you’re thinking about investing in the Acer Nitro XV273 X, then you may want to check out the design, performance, and features that it can provide.


  • Display: 27-Inch
  • Resolution: 1920×1080 FHD
  • Refresh Rate: 240Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Brightness: 350cd/m^2
  • VESA Mount Compatible: Yes, 100×100 mm
  • Built-In Speakers: Yes, 2x 2-Watt speakers
  • I/O Connectivity: 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 2x HDMI 2.0, 4x USB 3.0, 1x 3.5 Audio Jack
  • Weight: 13-lbs

Display Design

The 27-inch widescreen monitor has an aesthetically pleasing look to the overall design of the entire build.

The Acer Nitro XV273 X has a bezel-free design and will have both gamers and creatives alike be fully immersed in their multimedia moments.

And with its bezel-free design, you’ll be able to connect multiple Acer Nitro XV273 X displays and have dual or even triple monitors ready for you to command. With dual or triple monitors, users will have the ultimate screen real estate.

The overall frame is made up of high-quality plastic material with a beautiful matte-black finish to the design, and this adds to the aesthetics and makes the Acer Nitro XV273 X look futuristic and sleek.

The stand is ergonomic in design, and you’ll be able to make the height adjustments, pivot, swivel, and tilt the display to your convenience. The stand has a U-shaped base with an extra leg located in the rear of the stand to complete its foundation.

However, if you’re not fully satisfied with the stock stand, you’ll be able to swap it out for a VESA mount easily. With the mount, users will be able to experience more freedom in terms of display positioning and maneuverability.

Located in the rear of the monitor, you’ll be able to find the connection ports. The connectivities consist of one DisplayPort 1.2, two HDMI 2.0, four USB 3.0, and one 3.5 audio jack.

In case if you want to connect more multiple electronic devices to the display, you can, with an HDMI switch if you need to.

And thanks to the abundance of the USB ports, the Acer Nitro XV273 X can serve as a docking or charging station as well.

The monitor also has two built-in speakers that are 2-watts each and should add to the immersion effects. However, you’re always better off with a set of headphones or a system of dedicated speakers.

Also, located in the rear of the panel, you’ll be able to spot the OSD panel, which consists of three buttons and a joystick for easy navigation.

Thanks to its joystick, navigating through the OSD menu will be super convenient, and you’ll be able to make changes to the display with ease.

And with the settings, you’ll be able to choose the necessary settings which optimize for each genre that you’re currently on.

Performance and Features

Being a 27-inch IPS display, the Acer Nitro XV273 X has more than enough screen real estate.

The display has a resolution of 1920×1080, running with a refresh rate of 240Hz and a response time of 1ms. And these are all extremely fast if you’re a serious gamer.

With a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a brightness level at 350 cd/m^2, users will experience vivid and luminous levels of contrast and brightness, which is necessary as well if you’re ever doing image or graphical related editing.

With a great scale of brightness and contrast, the display provides the most vibrant darks and brilliant lights. If it gets too bright for you, you can always calibrate the display’s brightness levels down a bit.

The Acer Nitro XV273 X is an IPS panel and is one of the first IPS panels to achieve 240Hz speed of refresh rate. Both serious gamers and creatives alike will receive the best of both worlds of image quality and speed.

The display has 110% sRGB and provides users lifelike and vivid colors. With excellent color accuracy, you’ll be immersed within your multimedia moments.

With superb color accuracy, the display has a 178-degree viewing angle. When viewing the screen from different angles, the color and images remain consistent and clear.

Also, gamers will have the ability to choose the overdrive feature, which eliminates all motion blurs during fast-paced action scenes. But the display is quite fast, with a 240Hz of refresh rate, you won’t need to turn on overdrive. However, when overdrive is on, you may experience a bit of motion artificate but shouldn’t be significantly noticeable.

The Acer Nitro XV273 X also supports FreeSync and is G Sync certified as well. Once Free Sync is on, the display will have the smoothest and buttery-like gameplay that you’ll experience. Even during fast-paced scenes, there was an absence of motion blur and ghosting, which is another bonus.

Overall the Acer Nitro XV273 X monitor has the performance, speed and quality. And with its high pixel response time, the Acer Nitro XV273 X display makes it ideal for both gamers and creatives alike.


  • Fast 240Hz refresh rate
  • Vivid and lifelike colors
  • Color accuracy is superb
  • Quick 1ms response time


  • May eat up your wallet


The overall built of the Acer Nitro XV273 X feels superb, with outstanding aesthetics.

The Acer Nitro XV273 X is one of the first IPS panels to achieve a refresh rate of 240Hz and a quick response time of up to 0.1ms GtG, which is amazingly great.

With the displays powerful specs listed above, the Acer has done it again and created one of their state of the art displays ready for you to command.

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