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Acer Predator XB281HK 4K Ultra HD G-Sync Gaming Monitor

28" Acer XB281HK Predator XB1 4K 60Hz NVIDIA G-Sync v2 Gaming Monitor TN, 3840x2160, 1ms, 100M:1, DP/HDMI/USB3

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4K Gaming Monitor from Acer's Predator Range with G-Sync

Ultra HD Gaming Screen from Predator Series

Game with no compromise. Super-fast refresh rates and amazing colour come in an aggressive new design. This Acer Predator monitor is designed for gaming, both its appearance and embedded technologies back this claim. Smooth visuals come with G-Sync while GameView tech grants you control over visual aspects and game enhancing abilities. The XB281HK gaming monitor has also been equipped with EyeProtect to ensure a safe experience even on those extended sessions.

Pred XB281HK
Edition
28"
Screen Size
TN
Panel Type

4K Resolution

Amazing Ultra HD Visuals

Gaming monitors used to sacrifice colour for speed, but now there’s no need to compromise with a range of gorgeous and powerful displays. IPS technology provides rich colour and fast gaming glory. Once you try it, you won’t go back.

Monitor Built for Gaming

G-sync technology for tear-free gameplay

Experience a whole new smooth. NVIDIA G-SYNC eliminates screen tearing and minimizes stuttering for legendary PC gaming. NVIDIA G-SYNC creates a smooth gaming experience by syncing frames rendered by your GPU to the refresh rate of your monitor. This advanced process completely eliminates screen tearing and minimizes stuttering.

Game View Tech

Seize control and get the most from your games

Conquer your enemies with Predator GameView. Shooting aim-points and customizable gaming profiles give you the upper hand. Predator GameView technology allows you to adjust dark boost levels, make precise color adjustments and set up aim points for hip-fire accuracy. Save custom settings in three profiles you can switch between at any time.

Predator EyeProtect

Immense Colour with Protective Tech

Predator EyeProtect's Flicker-less, Blue-light Filter, ComfyView and Low-dimming technologies minimize eye-strain from long gaming sessions.

Specifications
Screen Size 28"
Edition Predator XB281HK
Panel Type TN
Panel Coating 3H
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Backlight LED
Pitch Size 0.161 mm
Curvature N/A
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology NVIDIA G-Sync
HDCP Yes
Connectors
  • 1 x DisplayPort v1.2
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x USB 3.0 In
  • 4 x USB 3.0 Out
Position Adjustment
  • Height Adjustable
  • Pivot
  • Swivel Stand
  • Tilt
Resolution 3840x2160 (Ultra HD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 60Hz
Response Time 1 ms
Brightness 300 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 170/160 (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/DCR 100M:1
Color Gamut 72% NTSC
Color Bit Depth 8Bit + Hi-FRC
Speakers Yes
Speaker Configuration 2W x2, Stereo
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 59 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features  
Included Accessories  
Monitor Colour Black/ Red
Dimensions (with stand) 659 x 415 - 565 x 268 (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand)  
Weight (with Stand) 7.8 kg
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
7 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
ACER
Telephone:
0371 760 1000
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Reviews
28" Acer XB281HK Predator XB1 4K 60Hz NVIDIA G-Sync v2 Gaming Monitor TN, 3840x2160, 1ms, 100M:1, DP/HDMI/USB3 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first 4k G-sync Monitor this is my first 4k gsync monitor and i must say i am impressed, you notice the difference between 1080p and 4k straight away whilst on your desktop the writing and icons are much clearer, i personally thought that the colour may be washed out but i was nicely surprised with vivid sharp colours. Seeing as i have a ASUS strix 1070oc 8gb graphics card i was able to play some games at 4k which looked beautiful, games such as DOOM and Batman: Arkham Knight look amazing on this monitor. I was in two minds about buying this specific model as i had a feeling i might of wanted a higher spec edition or a different 4k monitor altogether, however i can say from experience of using PC's that i am happy with my purchase. It looks good, very good build quality, the stands is metal which shows they cared about this product and of course a 3 year warranty to go with it. Besides from physically looking good, the monitor performs well with g sync also, works perfectly. You can download the G sync demo from the Nvidia website and check this out ! Highly recommend this monitor.
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time 4K / G-SYNC - this is amazeballs I've built a rig recently (i7-6800K @ 4.25 GHz, 32GB @ 3.125 GHz, GTX 1080) and was stuck with a 1080p cheap monitor from Acer (K222... something blah). I was hunting down G-SYNC monitors for my GTX 1080. I assessed different resolutions from 1080p to 2160p, whether its curved, extra wide, ultra wide, knowing 4K had the highest resolution and gaming even with 1080p was hitting a limit, also the refresh rates from 60 Hz to 160+ Hz ?! I saw the deal on this dropping to £399 and finally took the dive. It was worth it. Screen is SO much clearer (125% text size on Windows 10 is a nice small size but not too smalI a size that I squint like McGoo). I played Supreme Commander Forged Alliance off the bat - Oh My Sweetness - the clarity (had to drop anti aliasing from 8Q to 2 - I was concerned about reading about 4K monitors and GTX 1080 single cards and below, until I saw it for myself...) was just amazing. AMAZING PEOPLE - the frame rates between 45 to 60 Hz were too silky smooth for me to notice anti aliasing problems - and with SUPCOM you can ZOOOM way in - trust me. I henceforth decree my full recommendation for this product at 400 coins.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from horrible picture quality picture quality is terrible, cant tell no difference in 4k video.
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply the best monitor I've had. This is the first 4K monitor I have had and my first monitor with G-Sync. I'm using this monitor as my main display, and my old monitor at 1920x1080 as my secondary display. The setup works perfectly with very little setting up in windows. I can run my games that use the 3840x2160 resolution at low to medium anti-aliasing settings, there doesn't seem to be a need for any higher aa. I've not noticed any screen tearing since using Predator XB1. There is the same amount of light bleed as on all the flat screen monitors that I have had, which is very little, and I only notice it when I first power up the monitor. If I had the money, I would buy another 2 of these monitors for a three screen setup. Now that I've used a 4K monitor, I wouldn't use anything else for typing, editing or gaming. It's just so easy on my eyes, fewer headaches and less eye strain.
Date published: 2016-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazed A present for my 20 something son, so this is his feedback. He was amazed when I gave him the monitor and the feedback after he had it up and running, he was truly amazed! He has an all singing all dancing computer thats water cooled using an Nvidea graphics card so this monitor is made for it and adds to the cabaret of singing and dancing. He told me he set everything to ultra and his mind was blown. I think he likes it!
Date published: 2016-01-23
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Questions & Answers

What is the version of the HDMI port?

Asked by: FlashFire
I did look into this more and also found that the HDMI port does 4k at 30Hz meaning it's lower than HDMI 2.0. UHD is 4k (or 8k) at 60Hz so the monitor doesn't support UHD on the HDMI port. I think Acer should be clearer in stating it only supports UHD on the Display Port like Asus do with their 28" 4k monitor. The reason I originally wanted to know is because I use DP for my PC & HDMI for my Xbox One S which has a UHD BluRay player. As the HDMI doesn't support 60Hz I'll stick with my Asus PB287Q as the only benefit of buying this would be the g-sync.
Answered by: FlashFire
Date published: 2017-04-20

Does it support HDR?

Asked by: M1de23
It supports UHD (Ultra HD - 3840 x 2160 pixels) so yes.
Answered by: Muke
Date published: 2017-04-19
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Acer Predator XB281HK 4K Ultra HD G-Sync Gaming Monitor
Acer Predator XB281HK 4K Ultra HD G-Sync Gaming Monitor