Acer's 'frameless' XG270HU display has FreeSync support

— 4:55 PM on February 18, 2015

When Acer announced the XG270HU at CES last month, the company billed it as the "world's first gaming monitor with an edge-to-edge frameless display." But Acer neglected to mention the display's trump card: support for FreeSync adaptive-refresh mojo. That omission has now been rectified in a new announcement that plays up the FreeSync support.

Along with the thin bezel and adaptive refresh, the XG270HU features a 27" panel with a 2560x1440 resolution, 1-ms response time, and 144Hz peak refresh rate. Acer doesn't mention the panel technology, which tells me it's probably TN, especially considering the low response. Inputs include HDMI 2.0, dual-link DVI, and DisplayPort 1.2—and the monitor even has a pair of 2W speakers, in case your sound system is on the fritz.

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