IPS 240hz -> Acer Predator XB253QGXbmiiprzx ??

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Re: IPS 240hz -> Acer Predator XB253QGXbmiiprzx ??

Post by TTT » 15 Jan 2021, 08:58

STOPchris wrote:
14 Jan 2021, 20:15
TTT wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 16:36
STOPchris wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 15:13
TTT wrote:
13 Jan 2021, 11:55
So I was just playing Cold War on my XB253 and noticed the whole screen was full of verticle lines and the screen looked like it was flickering a bit...

Minimized to a complete image retention of Cold War on my screen.
You can lower black boost, doesn't have to be 0, and it should not have this issue anymore. I lowered it to 4 on mine and haven't seen this issue in weeks. Not a great solution, but it works.
Black boost was on 10. :lol:
Try it lower than 5. This monitor is a lemon for sure, but it seems that you can at least get it to be useful by lowering the black boost. The other REALLY sad part about this monitor is the Gsync. With Gsync on, the overshoot is so strong at lower FPS that it is unusable. I tested it in Assassin's Creed Vahalla, where the FPS is in the 80-90 range. The overshoot was REALLY bad.
I have about 15 days left to send it back to Amazon.

I have already talked to them though and the monitor is out of stock for a swap, I got them to give me a £100 partial refund to keep it (They didn't even ask for any proof of it being faulty :lol:). So if I don't send it back its cost me £229.

I do like the monitor though, I've had it since November and it did it for the first time the other day, then the day after it happened again.

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Re: IPS 240hz -> Acer Predator XB253QGXbmiiprzx ??

Post by hardhit » 15 May 2021, 18:29

XB253qgx - 270euro
Aw2521hf - 350euro
vg259qm - 360euro

1) For someone who had the chance to test these out, what is the drawback of choosing acer over dell/asus?

2) xb253qgx response time at 60hz is as bad as asus?

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