Acer EB321HQUA 31.5-Inch WQHD Monitor £229 @ Amazon
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Acer EB321HQUA 31.5-Inch WQHD Monitor £229 @ Amazon

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Found 4th May
Was this price back in March according to the camels. Fairly good reviews. I've taken the plunge in the hope that the delivery chaps can get it to my house without breaking it (a la Amazon France recently )
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Great find op. Can anyone confirm if this has inbuilt speakers?

I'm trying to decide between this and the Acer H277HK listed here:

hotukdeals.com/dea…773

2K vs 4K. 31.5" vs 27". Which one do people think is the better buy? I'll be selling it in a couple of years so would prefer the panel that is likely to hold its price better.

Are the quality of the ips panels the same (resolution difference aside). I'll mainly be using it for programming, photo editing and some light gaming. There's £70 in it. I don't think I'll run the 27 incher at 4K anyway, prob just 2K max. Concerned the 31.5 screen is too large for a standard desk as it's not curved. Decisions decisions.
Sam_Willis36 m ago

Great find op. Can anyone confirm if this has inbuilt speakers? I'm trying …Great find op. Can anyone confirm if this has inbuilt speakers? I'm trying to decide between this and the Acer H277HK listed here:https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/acer-h277hksmipuz-27-4k-uhd-led-monitor-29998-ebuyer-its-549-on-acer-offical-website-so-this-is-a-bargain-29347732K vs 4K. 31.5" vs 27". Which one do people think is the better buy? I'll be selling it in a couple of years so would prefer the panel that is likely to hold its price better. Are the quality of the ips panels the same (resolution difference aside). I'll mainly be using it for programming, photo editing and some light gaming. There's £70 in it. I don't think I'll run the 27 incher at 4K anyway, prob just 2K max. Concerned the 31.5 screen is too large for a standard desk as it's not curved. Decisions decisions.


Coincidentally i was looking at this very topic tonight on-line. The general consensus seems to be that it is down to personal preference and 32” is fine as a desktop monitor for many.
At my age, too fine detail (i.e. 27” @ 4k) might be a bit of a struggle. 1080p @ 27” and up, is just too big. So, 32” @ 4k would probably be best, but ideally would need to see it in the flesh, so to speak.
For context, i analyse databases with up to 60 columns , as well as have many other windows open for various business applications. This is why i want the larger screen. At the moment i have 2 x 24” and am thinking that a 32” with 24”, might be even better.
Don’t forget to check whether your computer can handle the resolution and frame rate, for what you are trying to achieve.
Sam_Willis41 m ago

Great find op. Can anyone confirm if this has inbuilt speakers? I'm trying …Great find op. Can anyone confirm if this has inbuilt speakers? I'm trying to decide between this and the Acer H277HK listed here:https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/acer-h277hksmipuz-27-4k-uhd-led-monitor-29998-ebuyer-its-549-on-acer-offical-website-so-this-is-a-bargain-29347732K vs 4K. 31.5" vs 27". Which one do people think is the better buy? I'll be selling it in a couple of years so would prefer the panel that is likely to hold its price better. Are the quality of the ips panels the same (resolution difference aside). I'll mainly be using it for programming, photo editing and some light gaming. There's £70 in it. I don't think I'll run the 27 incher at 4K anyway, prob just 2K max. Concerned the 31.5 screen is too large for a standard desk as it's not curved. Decisions decisions.


I believe 2K is not enough for 31.5? It won't be as sharp etc, I believe they call it PPI? Pixel per inch?

31.5 is just slightly bigger than what 2k should be for, normally it won't matter to casual users/netflix peeps, but because you're using it for photo editing.. maybe you might want to reconsider?

(I'm not an expert, but was doing some reading when looking for my monitor)
I believe it has speakers (well from what I see on the description lower down on the page.) If it hasn't it'll be returning to Amazon !
Edited by: "Traindriver2000" 5th May
xsor8 h, 57 m ago

I believe 2K is not enough for 31.5? It won't be as sharp etc, I believe …I believe 2K is not enough for 31.5? It won't be as sharp etc, I believe they call it PPI? Pixel per inch?31.5 is just slightly bigger than what 2k should be for, normally it won't matter to casual users/netflix peeps, but because you're using it for photo editing.. maybe you might want to reconsider?(I'm not an expert, but was doing some reading when looking for my monitor)


For 1080p up to and including 27" is it looks fine over that size and you notice the pixels however often in games you dont notice it quite as much.

At 32" 2k is the perfect match you really need over 40" to really notice the 4k over say 2k and you better have a pretty decent graphics card to output 32" in 4k. I found it better off running at 2k and bumping up the quality of the graphics in game or the monitor refresh rates.

I suppose to the other thing to be sure of is the size. 32" is ruddy big on a desk. Not just in the sense of the physical space needed but to ensure you can can have it far enough away to have the whole screen in view. You need to be a good foot away from the screen

However I will say for work it is a dream. I can split the screen up using a software tool and have e-mails in one section of the screen the internet or terminal server connection in another.

While I am happy with it I do think overall I would have been better off with 27" monitor it is perhaps just a little too big. I think I would have rather had it a bit smaller but a bit closer to me.
Edited by: "Redscoped" 5th May
Just to update this, I've decided to go for the 27" Acer H277HUsmipuz for £210. It's the 2K version of the 4K monitor that I linked to in my post above. Having thought about it, the 32" panel is probably too big given my small viewing distance (1.5 foot) and the 4K on the 27" will be too small without significant scaling. So the 27" 2K panel seems the sweet spot for my use.
It's personal preference. Classically windows was designed with a 96ppi monitor in mind so if you use that as a 'holy grail' you find that 1440p on a 27" monitor is a bit too dense, 1080p on one is too sparse, 1440p on 31.5" is a teensy bit below perfect. Here's a calculator to help you check monitor sizes vs resolutions

The problem then is that human eyes vary. I have sharp eyes and 96ppi looks pretty bad, as does the 110ppi of my current home monitor. My work monitor with 157ppi is pushing it a bit. My wife on the other hand has pretty poor vision so she's more comfortable at 80ppi or below. Check what you've got now with the calculator above, if you can see the pixels go a bit denser on your next monitor. If you can't go a bit sparser.
I went with a benq 2k 24" about 5/6 months ago. I'm trying to see what other options are out there for high colour accuracy and favours the photography type (doubtful be used for gaming) so the 24" could be put to secondary monitor use.

Decisions decisions ...
Looks like it's gone up to £249 but still not too bad considering it's sold by Amazon. It's also available elsewhere at this price.
Traindriver200047 m ago

Looks like it's gone up to £249 but still not too bad considering it's …Looks like it's gone up to £249 but still not too bad considering it's sold by Amazon. It's also available elsewhere at this price.


Ask a Mod to update the price or to expite it.
***update*** monitor arrived today. It does NOT have speakers. not impressed. Amazon refunded immediately and will pick it up tomorrow.
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