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Acer XR382CQK Review – (May 2019)

Acer XR382CQK Review

This Acer XR382CQK monitor has an ultra wide display that you can immerse yourself within your gaming and multimedia environment.

However, you won’t be able to achieve fast refresh rates because the XR382CQK only supports up to 75Hz of refresh rates, which is pretty good if you’re a casual gamer and not a competitive one.

The ultra-wide 38-inch display will give you a wide range of features that you can choose from.

If you’re a graphic designer, an artist, a photographer, or even a video editor, then this monitor is designed for you.

The XR382CQK is not meant for competitive gaming. However, if you do game once in a while, then this monitor will do you right.

So let’s jump into what the Acer XR382CQK monitor has to offer.

Specifications

  • Display: 37.5″ QHD (3840 x 1600)
  • Design: Curved Widescreen IPS Display with AMD FreeSync Technology
  • Response Time: 1ms (MPRT)
  • Feature: Acer VisionCare Technologies
  • Ports: 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Port, 4 x USB 3.0 Ports
  • Video Ports: 1 x Display Port, 1 x Display Port Out, 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x MHL 2.1

Performance And Features

With the 37-inch widescreen QHD display, you’ll be able to do spectacular work on this IPS panel display.

With a resolution of 3840×600, you’ll be able to see the crisp and sharp details that the display has to offer.

And because of the high resolutions, you’ll be able to fully immerse yourself in your work, movies and even when you’re gaming.

You’ll be able to change the color settings thanks to its six-axis color adjustment and its SRGB gamut feature; you get picture clarity and color accuracy as well.

Thanks to its 1ms response time, you’ll be able to have quick and fast refresh rates. This is ideal for competitive gaming, however with the full screen and the 60Hz refresh rate, you’ll need a more rapid monitor made for gaming.

A gaming monitor will give you 144Hz to 240Hz. The higher the refresh rates, the better because you’ll have the upper advantage when it comes to faster refresh rates in gaming.

FreeSync

With FreeSync capabilities, you’ll get no screen tearing or ghosting, which is incredible whenever if you’re viewing any fast-paced action scenes or even when you’re in playing sports games.

And because with the FreeSync feature, you’ll be able to achieve smooth fluid like graphics, motions, and gameplay, without any graphical lag involved.

Thanks to its FreeSync feature, the monitor and the graphics card will be able to synchronize its frame rates to the displays refresh rate fully. The synchronization will give you smooth, with no screen tearing and no ghosting involved when gaming or doing graphical work.

However, when pushed, the monitor can be able to run 75Hz. If you would like to lower the refresh rate, you can, down to 45Hz.

You’ll be able to also boost the monitors’ response time by activating its OverDrive feature which will give you smoother motions and reduces any ghosting effects and motion blurs.

Eye Care Technology and Blue Light Filter

Thanks to its blue light filter, your eyes will be safe from strain and any harmful effects from prolonged usage of the monitor. And because of its excellent eye care technology, you’ll be able to game and work from the XR382CQK for hours without getting your eyes strained.

The Design

With its wide display, you’ll be able to use this monitor for work such as graphic and design. This is because widescreen is very useful to get yourself fully immersed in your digital environment.

The XR382CQK has medium-sized bezels around its wide display. However, the design still looks aesthetically pleasing. If you’re going for a thin or a none existing bezel in a screen, you should check out the LG monitors.

The joystick located in the back of this display will give you full control of its configurations.

With its sturdy and stable stand, you can adjust the monitors’ height to your preference. Thanks to its ergonomic design, you’ll be able to swivel 40 degrees and tilt 60 degrees.

Ports

With its many ports, you’ll also have the USB-C port which lets you transfer files such as audio or video files.

You’ll be able to have a lot of ports that you can use. You have two HDMI ports, a DisplayPort Input, DisplayPort Output, and a headphone jack so that way you’ll be able to listen to your favorite jams.

With its four USB 3.0 ports, you’ll be able to connect to these ports with ease because they’re facing outwards within its design.

Conclusion

If you’re thinking about getting a widescreen display to do work on, or play a bit of gaming, then the Acer XR382CQK display is it.

With its wide range of features that you can use, you’ll be able to do creative things with the XR382CQK.

However, if you’re a competitive gamer and are looking to have the advantage over your opponents, then you may want to check out some of the faster monitors that you can invest in.

Such as a 144Hz monitor with 1ms response time, which is outstanding for serious gamers.

But if you’re doing some graphical work, art or video editing, then the XR382CQK is ideal for you, because of its widescreen and high color accuracy, you’ll be able to see the fine details and crisp of the images to its fullest.

If you do have the budget, then the Acer XR382CQK would be the ideal for the creatives.

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