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Acer Predator X27 G-Sync HDR Monitor Goes Up for Preorder at $2000

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Acer's 27-inch Predator X27 G-Sync HDR gaming monitor has been listed for preorder on Newegg with a whopping $1999.99 price tag. The Predator X27's impressive specifications include a 4K (3840 x 2160) AHVA IPS panel with 178°/178° horizontal/vertical viewing angles, a response time of 4 ms, and a refresh rate up to 144 Hz through overclocking. Being a HDR monitor, the Predator X27 is capable of reaching 1,000 nits of brightness. The monitor also features full 10-bit HDR support, 99% Adobe RGB coverage, and support for NVIDIA G-Sync. In terms of connectivity, the Acer Predator X27 comes equipped with a single HDMI 2.0 port, a DisplayPort 1.4, and four USB 3.0 ports. Newegg will start delivering the Acer Predator X27 on June 1.
 
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It does look pretty cool though, like the physical design, liking the light blocking side thingies a lot as well
 
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One word : RIDICULOUS !!!

Litle do i care if your name is Gates , Bezos , Musk or whatever but paying 2K $ when you can find Predator 4K IPS GSync 60HZ for less than 700$ is nothing short of a SCAM .... 1300$ premium for 144Hz and HDR .....
 
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One word : RIDICULOUS !!!

Litle do i care if your name is Gates , Bezos , Musk or whatever but paying 2K $ when you can find Predator 4K IPS GSync 60HZ for less than 700$ is nothing short of a SCAM .... 1300$ premium for 144Hz and HDR .....
While it is mesmerisingly expensive, you don't understand the limitations and costs of 60Hz+ and HDR displays. 4k @ 144Hz requires some magic, so many pixels refreshing at such a fast rate. Likewise, HDR, local dimming zones and high peak brightness require an uplift in technology. As much as I love my 4k Gsync display, I'll guarantee, this monitor will make it look prehistoric.

But yeah, way too pricey for now.
 
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While an enormous leap in technology, it would seem that the problems which delayed the release from 2017 till no are not all ironed out. I don't doiubt that the one which clear QC will be astonding but I suspect yield rates are still too low to get prices down below $1500. At $1,200 it will start to sell in decent quantities as long as a powerful GFX card is available to drive it w/o needing SLI. Until then the best available gaming experience at a decent price will remain the the two 165 Hz, 27" 1440p models w/ G-Sync and ULMB. As for 4k at 60 Hz, ythat's just fine for the movie collectors, but not for gaming.
 
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I'll jump right on that 2000 price tag... When PIGS fly.
 
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One word : RIDICULOUS !!!

Litle do i care if your name is Gates , Bezos , Musk or whatever but paying 2K $ when you can find Predator 4K IPS GSync 60HZ for less than 700$ is nothing short of a SCAM .... 1300$ premium for 144Hz and HDR .....
I 100% agree but it's not just 144Hz and HDR difference. 60Hz monitors are easy to make, every LCD monitor have been 60Hz. 144Hz @ 4K is hard and a new tech. HDR with Quantum Dots tech is new. Most other "HDR" certified monitors can't do above 600nits (HDR600). 10-bit color, etc, etc. Still $2000 is a rip off.
 
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What a joke pricing for a monitor in this size. Wonder what the 32-35" versions will cost. Maybe around 3000$?

I'm curious what the Freesync versions will cost. Pretty sure many hundred bucks cheaper.
 
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Beware guys, these panels aren't actually 10bit, so they're not truly HDR.
 

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I about spit out my coffee when i saw the price, but then i saw its HDR, 144hz, IPS, and 4k.
 
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Its as if people are expecting a Ferrari at the price of a Honda.
 
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another few years and these will be pretty cheap... definitely wouldn't drop that kind of cash on this.
 
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good that finally these (with asus) hit the market... I do not care about price, because I will never buy and pay for the early adopters bragging rights anyway. but there are people that will buy and have those "rights"... and that only means that after year or two (probably more knowing how all tech has slow down in past few years), there will be next models with 1/2 price... and I would want to have 4K120fps (and maybe even then will be single gpu that can push those frames in AAA games).
 
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F**k this, I hope no one buys them :D
 
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Give me same specs but 1440p at reasonable price. 4k at this refresh rate is beyond stupid-expensive to run right now anyway.
 
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Monitors exceeded necessary brightness a long time ago. Tell me about its minimum black and contrast. Also, I've purchased $800, $1200, and $2400 screens. I don't see myself ever spending over $1000 on a "small" computer screen ever again.
 
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That's true of most backlit LED screens. You really need OLED to eliminate halos.
Fald and zones are suppose to minimize the effect especially if you have 384 zones. They are comparisons on 4K HDR TVs with far less zones on all black on the net. Ranging from budget 500 and up
 
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