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Acer launches console-ready monitors with HDMI 2.1 and 144Hz support

by Victor Ng
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Besides the introduction of the refreshed Predator Helios 500, 300 and new Predator Triton gaming laptops, Acer also unveiled a pair of console-ready monitors; they come in the form of the lengthily-named Predator XB323QK NV and the Nitro XV282K KV. 

Nitro XV282K KV 

This monitor is part of the Design For Xbox programme and it comes with a special green cable management hook to set it apart from its peers. 

The 28-inch IPS monitor runs an IPS panel and outputs at 3840×2160 resolution. It pushes a 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms of response time. 

The monitor also supports HDR 400 mode, AMD Free-Sync, and has a 90% DCI-P3 colour gamut.  

In terms of ports, you get 2x HDMI 2.1 ports so you can run the Xbox Series X at 4K 120Hz; there’s also 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x Type-C with PD65W, 4x USB 3.0, 1x USB-B, and 1x Audio Out. 

In terms of design, the monitor has thin bezels on the top and sides, and the panel sits on a rounded base, while the stand tilts, swivels, pivots, and there’s height adjustment too. 

Predator XB323QK NV 

This is a larger display measuring at 31.5-inches and outputs at 4K resolution as well. It runs on an IPS panel and pushes a 144Hz refresh rate. There’s 1ms of response time and AMD FreeSync support. 

In terms of image quality, the monitor supports a Delta E<1 colour accuracy, a 90% DCI-P3 colour gamut, VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification and more. 

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When it comes to I/O ports, you get 2x HDM1 2.1, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 4x USB 3.0, 1x USB-B, and 1x Type C with PD 65W support. 

For added aesthetic flair, the monitor boasts a back-mounted RGB strip that syncs with LightSense. 

Price and availability 

The Nitro XV282K KV is priced at RM3,299 and can be purchased from 6 October – your order also gets you a free Predator Aethon 300 keyboard, and Predator Cestus 310 mouse.  

The Predator XB323QK NV is priced at RM4,299 and can also be purchased from 6 October, plus you’ll also get a Predator Galea 311 headset, a Predator Aethon 300 keyboard, and a Predator Cestus 310 mouse.  

Visit Acer’s e-store or Shopee page to make your purchase.

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