Acer Predator Z271T 27-inch 144Hz FHD Eye Tracking G-Sync Curved Monitor, £309.99 at ebuyer
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Acer Predator Z271T 27-inch 144Hz FHD Eye Tracking G-Sync Curved Monitor, £309.99 at ebuyer

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Found 5th Apr
  • Let your gaze take aim, engage and combat to win back the streets of London. Get your free copy of Assassin's Creed Syndicate while suppliers last when you purchase the Z271T.
  • Immerse yourself in the future of gaming with Tobii Eye Tracking. Keep an eye on your surroundings without ever moving your mouse. Your eyes and your intuition are your greatest weapons.
  • The sharply curved screens wrap your games around you to provide a more immersive viewing experience; meanwhile you'll see everything clearly from any position with 178° wide viewing angle technology.
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC creates smooth gaming experiences by syncing frames rendered by your GPU to the refresh rate of your monitor, eliminating screen tearing and minimising stuttering
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FYI :- 1920 x 1080 @144Hz
Seems like a decent price for a G-sync monitor with a VA panel.

That g-sync premium really stings though.
Sp00n10 m ago

Seems like a decent price for a G-sync monitor with a VA panel.That g-sync …Seems like a decent price for a G-sync monitor with a VA panel.That g-sync premium really stings though.


yeah always a £100/£150 premium alot of the time for G-Sync
Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not normally one to post these 'do not buy' comments but I had such a rough time with this monitor (bought and returned two through eBuyer).

This model is well known to eventually start flickering with G-Sync active and unfortunately I was struck with that same fault. It was really irritating on games that seemed to have a lot of constant loading to do (open world games such as Witcher 3) as simply running through the world on horse back was a flicker fest. Very off-putting and not what you'd expect for any moderately priced monitor (I got mine for £299.99 and was still very disappointed). On games with less mid-game loading to do (Orcs Must Die 2 for example) flickering wasn't so prominent apart from during actual loading screens which flickered quite severely. With G-Sync turned off there was no flickering. Apparently this particular model used a not so great G-Sync module, but hey I'm no tech guy so the validity of that is out of my knowledge.

The picture quality on this one however was lovely, with really nice blacks, minimal bleed, nice colours too. The only niggle was some colour greying to the outside of the monitor. There's essentially a border around the whole screen which is slightly lighter than the rest and on grey screens basically shows like a faint blurred white frame. I found my feelings towards it wavered between bearable for general use to immersion-affecting during games with dark scenes.

I did return the first one however and asked for a replacement to test my luck with the G-Sync shenanigans. The second one I received didn't even get a chance to be put through any G-Sync tests as it had atrocious grey banding across the screen with smudge-like areas that made the picture very poor. The colour greying around the outside was still there and I believe is on pretty much all of these monitors (my friend has one too, same thing). I'm not silly enough to say "mine was atrocious, this monitor sucks" as I know there are good ones out there picture-wise like the first one I had. Still, it didn't leave the greatest impression.

Build quality is superb though, interface is easy to use, and the monitor has great adjustability. I thoroughly enjoyed using the first one I received without the dodgy G-Sync (for xbox one as well) but on that basis I can't recommend it as £300 is not worth paying when one of the biggest features of this model (and one of the biggest factors in the price) has such a track record of inconsistency.

As for the eye-tracking I wouldn't buy it for that either as I've seen no end of issues with this model as well where it will simply stop working properly. I haven't had these problems but I wasn't interested in that feature anyway, but again, I'd be weary about investing in this as the things it promises to deliver on don't seem to be delivered very consistently or reliably.

Customer service was actually really helpful though but apart from that this whole thing was a rather unfortunate experience! I would really recommend looking elsewhere for a high quality G-Sync monitor or saving up an extra bit to make sure the one you get lasts you in the long run. Hope this helps some people.
mtodak3 m ago

Quick advise please: This or this one for GBP200 …Quick advise please: This or this one for GBP200 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Acer-RT280K-28-inch-Monitor-FreeSync/dp/B01KCLMHNY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1522923776&sr=8-1&keywords=acer+rt280k ?



The Acer is FreeSync (AMD), op is g-sync they are for different cards ideally. Is yours grieve or amd
collaredK95 m ago

The Acer is FreeSync (AMD), op is g-sync they are for different cards …The Acer is FreeSync (AMD), op is g-sync they are for different cards ideally. Is yours grieve or amd


And apart this (if not existing) ?
mtodak5 m ago

And apart this (if not existing) ?


Well if you don’t need gsync don’t buy the op, as stated above you pay a high extra for gsync.
Arutha1 h, 45 m ago

Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not …Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not normally one to post these 'do not buy' comments but I had such a rough time with this monitor (bought and returned two through eBuyer).This model is well known to eventually start flickering with G-Sync active and unfortunately I was struck with that same fault. It was really irritating on games that seemed to have a lot of constant loading to do (open world games such as Witcher 3) as simply running through the world on horse back was a flicker fest. Very off-putting and not what you'd expect for any moderately priced monitor (I got mine for £299.99 and was still very disappointed). On games with less mid-game loading to do (Orcs Must Die 2 for example) flickering wasn't so prominent apart from during actual loading screens which flickered quite severely. With G-Sync turned off there was no flickering. Apparently this particular model used a not so great G-Sync module, but hey I'm no tech guy so the validity of that is out of my knowledge. The picture quality on this one however was lovely, with really nice blacks, minimal bleed, nice colours too. The only niggle was some colour greying to the outside of the monitor. There's essentially a border around the whole screen which is slightly lighter than the rest and on grey screens basically shows like a faint blurred white frame. I found my feelings towards it wavered between bearable for general use to immersion-affecting during games with dark scenes.I did return the first one however and asked for a replacement to test my luck with the G-Sync shenanigans. The second one I received didn't even get a chance to be put through any G-Sync tests as it had atrocious grey banding across the screen with smudge-like areas that made the picture very poor. The colour greying around the outside was still there and I believe is on pretty much all of these monitors (my friend has one too, same thing). I'm not silly enough to say "mine was atrocious, this monitor sucks" as I know there are good ones out there picture-wise like the first one I had. Still, it didn't leave the greatest impression.Build quality is superb though, interface is easy to use, and the monitor has great adjustability. I thoroughly enjoyed using the first one I received without the dodgy G-Sync (for xbox one as well) but on that basis I can't recommend it as £300 is not worth paying when one of the biggest features of this model (and one of the biggest factors in the price) has such a track record of inconsistency.As for the eye-tracking I wouldn't buy it for that either as I've seen no end of issues with this model as well where it will simply stop working properly. I haven't had these problems but I wasn't interested in that feature anyway, but again, I'd be weary about investing in this as the things it promises to deliver on don't seem to be delivered very consistently or reliably.Customer service was actually really helpful though but apart from that this whole thing was a rather unfortunate experience! I would really recommend looking elsewhere for a high quality G-Sync monitor or saving up an extra bit to make sure the one you get lasts you in the long run. Hope this helps some people.


ive got this monitor and ive heard of alot of issues but thank god none ive ever had, only reason im selling mine is to upgrade to a 1440p, 1 thing i will say is the flickering that happens on g-sync is when youre fps goes down to a certain level if remember right it was under 40fps, it will flicker and is a common thing with all g-sync monitors been reading online about this as it is a stupid problem and people tend to notice it alot more on loading screens, (please correct me if im wrong anybody who knows alot more about g-sync than myself just what ive been reading online)
Wil. Get flickering dnt buy i warn u
Edited by: "lindajane102361" 5th Apr
lindajane1023612 m ago

Wil. Get flickering dnt buy i warn u


Wot u tryn 2 sy
gopolog863 h, 6 m ago

ive got this monitor and ive heard of alot of issues but thank god none …ive got this monitor and ive heard of alot of issues but thank god none ive ever had, only reason im selling mine is to upgrade to a 1440p, 1 thing i will say is the flickering that happens on g-sync is when youre fps goes down to a certain level if remember right it was under 40fps, it will flicker and is a common thing with all g-sync monitors been reading online about this as it is a stupid problem and people tend to notice it alot more on loading screens, (please correct me if im wrong anybody who knows alot more about g-sync than myself just what ive been reading online)


Ah you're a lucky one! I had the flickering at all frame rates unfortunately as I was playing mostly around 80-90. It's a shame as it's really well made!
Arutha5 h, 2 m ago

Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not …Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not normally one to post these 'do not buy' comments but I had such a rough time with this monitor (bought and returned two through eBuyer).This model is well known to eventually start flickering with G-Sync active and unfortunately I was struck with that same fault. It was really irritating on games that seemed to have a lot of constant loading to do (open world games such as Witcher 3) as simply running through the world on horse back was a flicker fest. Very off-putting and not what you'd expect for any moderately priced monitor (I got mine for £299.99 and was still very disappointed). On games with less mid-game loading to do (Orcs Must Die 2 for example) flickering wasn't so prominent apart from during actual loading screens which flickered quite severely. With G-Sync turned off there was no flickering. Apparently this particular model used a not so great G-Sync module, but hey I'm no tech guy so the validity of that is out of my knowledge. The picture quality on this one however was lovely, with really nice blacks, minimal bleed, nice colours too. The only niggle was some colour greying to the outside of the monitor. There's essentially a border around the whole screen which is slightly lighter than the rest and on grey screens basically shows like a faint blurred white frame. I found my feelings towards it wavered between bearable for general use to immersion-affecting during games with dark scenes.I did return the first one however and asked for a replacement to test my luck with the G-Sync shenanigans. The second one I received didn't even get a chance to be put through any G-Sync tests as it had atrocious grey banding across the screen with smudge-like areas that made the picture very poor. The colour greying around the outside was still there and I believe is on pretty much all of these monitors (my friend has one too, same thing). I'm not silly enough to say "mine was atrocious, this monitor sucks" as I know there are good ones out there picture-wise like the first one I had. Still, it didn't leave the greatest impression.Build quality is superb though, interface is easy to use, and the monitor has great adjustability. I thoroughly enjoyed using the first one I received without the dodgy G-Sync (for xbox one as well) but on that basis I can't recommend it as £300 is not worth paying when one of the biggest features of this model (and one of the biggest factors in the price) has such a track record of inconsistency.As for the eye-tracking I wouldn't buy it for that either as I've seen no end of issues with this model as well where it will simply stop working properly. I haven't had these problems but I wasn't interested in that feature anyway, but again, I'd be weary about investing in this as the things it promises to deliver on don't seem to be delivered very consistently or reliably.Customer service was actually really helpful though but apart from that this whole thing was a rather unfortunate experience! I would really recommend looking elsewhere for a high quality G-Sync monitor or saving up an extra bit to make sure the one you get lasts you in the long run. Hope this helps some people.


Pretty sure the G-Sync flicker is actually a driver problem when you drop below 40FPS as gopolog8 mentioned. The Witcher 3 also doesn't play well with G-Sync, causing stuttering which lowers your FPS for a split second which causes the flickering. I've seen some people mention rolling back to an old driver fixes the stutter in the Witcher 3 so it may also be driver related, can't say for sure though as I haven't tested it myself. In other games it most noticeable in menus when games sometimes limit or vary the FPS.

Had the same reaction as you when I first got this monitor in terms of the flickering, thought it may be faulty or the module Acer are using is crap but it seems like it's a wider problem. Which should still be noteworthy if you're planning on buying a G-Sync monitor as Nvidia still hasn't fixed the issue that's been on-going for months, which is particularly egregious with the premium G-Sync commands. Not sure if it effects all G-Sync monitors, but I've seen ASUS ROG and Dell users also reporting the same thing.

The grey/light band around the edge of the screen is a thing on my display as well, which can be quite distracting. It's not visible on pure blacks but is on low contrast images which make heavy use of darker greys, like if you're exploring a dungeon in Skyrim, it's pretty noticeable and potentially immersion breaking.

Biggest problem with this monitor I've found is the ghosting/halos when overdrive is set on anything other than off, with extreme being completely unusable. Turning it off is also pretty useless as the blur makes everything look like a dream scape, so you're stuck on the normal setting and it can still be quite noticeable on greys.

Also, mine didn't come with a DP cable, not sure if Scan pinched it, but just worth noting.
Edited by: "iamgoatman" 5th Apr
iamgoatman25 m ago

Pretty sure the G-Sync flicker is actually a driver problem when you drop …Pretty sure the G-Sync flicker is actually a driver problem when you drop below 40FPS as gopolog8 mentioned. The Witcher 3 also doesn't play well with G-Sync, causing stuttering which lowers your FPS for a split second which causes the flickering. I've seen some people mention rolling back to an old driver fixes the stutter in the Witcher 3 so it may also be driver related, can't say for sure though as I haven't tested it myself. In other games it most noticeable in menus when games sometimes limit or vary the FPS.Had the same reaction as you when I first got this monitor in terms of the flickering, thought it may be faulty or the module Acer are using is crap but it seems like it's a wider problem. Which should still be noteworthy if you're planning on buying a G-Sync monitor as Nvidia still hasn't fixed the issue that's been on-going for months, which is particularly egregious with the premium G-Sync commands. Not sure if it effects all G-Sync monitors, but I've seen ASUS ROG and Dell users also reporting the same thing.The grey/light band around the edge of the screen is a thing on my display as well, which can be quite distracting. It's not visible on pure blacks but is on low contrast images which make heavy use of darker greys, like if you're exploring a dungeon in Skyrim, it's pretty noticeable and potentially immersion breaking.Biggest problem with this monitor I've found is the ghosting/halos when overdrive is set on anything other than off, with extreme being completely unusable. Turning it off is also pretty useless as the blur makes everything look like a dream scape, so you're stuck on the normal setting and it can still be quite noticeable on greys.Also, mine didn't come with a DP cable, not sure if Scan pinched it, but just worth noting.


Hmm I see, well the thing with my monitor is that it was flawless for a few months and then started to develop these problems which is what was so frustrating - I was genuinely perfectly happy with it and then all of a sudden these issues started popping up. I was gaming at averages of 80 fps or so I'd say and the Witcher was flawless initially, absolutely stunning and butter smooth. I spent a good week or so rinsing my laptop drivers clean and installing endless older versions, and by the end of the process I was spending hours each day fiddling with drivers in a huff and just had to give up trying!

Your description of the screen edge issue is perfect. It's important to note that for anyone who gets distracted by things like that. As you mention, going from an area where it's not noticeable to a cave or dungeon area and seeing a bright border is a tad immersion breaking! It's a shame as the picture quality is so good (or at least it was on my initial one).

I never actually fiddled with the overdrive settings but I have heard similar things, so your input there is even more helpful to anyone buying! I guess there's only so much they can try and do with a VA panel in terms of ghosting. As for the DP cable that's a bit cheeky... maybe someone wanted to make a quick fiver on eBay at your expense!

In honesty though it's great that you took the time to elaborate on some points more. I dread seeing the notification that someone has replied to my comment on here because often it's some kind of immature or insulting response, so thanks for leaving a nice helpful comment!
Can I use with PS4 Pro & Xbox one X? Don't mind if not 4k HDR just to know if I can use it? Cos it looks dope
JumpMan19801 h, 23 m ago

Can I use with PS4 Pro & Xbox one X? Don't mind if not 4k HDR just to know …Can I use with PS4 Pro & Xbox one X? Don't mind if not 4k HDR just to know if I can use it? Cos it looks dope


Yeah you can
Arutha5th Apr

Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not …Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not normally one to post these 'do not buy' comments but I had such a rough time with this monitor (bought and returned two through eBuyer).This model is well known to eventually start flickering with G-Sync active and unfortunately I was struck with that same fault. It was really irritating on games that seemed to have a lot of constant loading to do (open world games such as Witcher 3) as simply running through the world on horse back was a flicker fest. Very off-putting and not what you'd expect for any moderately priced monitor (I got mine for £299.99 and was still very disappointed). On games with less mid-game loading to do (Orcs Must Die 2 for example) flickering wasn't so prominent apart from during actual loading screens which flickered quite severely. With G-Sync turned off there was no flickering. Apparently this particular model used a not so great G-Sync module, but hey I'm no tech guy so the validity of that is out of my knowledge. The picture quality on this one however was lovely, with really nice blacks, minimal bleed, nice colours too. The only niggle was some colour greying to the outside of the monitor. There's essentially a border around the whole screen which is slightly lighter than the rest and on grey screens basically shows like a faint blurred white frame. I found my feelings towards it wavered between bearable for general use to immersion-affecting during games with dark scenes.I did return the first one however and asked for a replacement to test my luck with the G-Sync shenanigans. The second one I received didn't even get a chance to be put through any G-Sync tests as it had atrocious grey banding across the screen with smudge-like areas that made the picture very poor. The colour greying around the outside was still there and I believe is on pretty much all of these monitors (my friend has one too, same thing). I'm not silly enough to say "mine was atrocious, this monitor sucks" as I know there are good ones out there picture-wise like the first one I had. Still, it didn't leave the greatest impression.Build quality is superb though, interface is easy to use, and the monitor has great adjustability. I thoroughly enjoyed using the first one I received without the dodgy G-Sync (for xbox one as well) but on that basis I can't recommend it as £300 is not worth paying when one of the biggest features of this model (and one of the biggest factors in the price) has such a track record of inconsistency.As for the eye-tracking I wouldn't buy it for that either as I've seen no end of issues with this model as well where it will simply stop working properly. I haven't had these problems but I wasn't interested in that feature anyway, but again, I'd be weary about investing in this as the things it promises to deliver on don't seem to be delivered very consistently or reliably.Customer service was actually really helpful though but apart from that this whole thing was a rather unfortunate experience! I would really recommend looking elsewhere for a high quality G-Sync monitor or saving up an extra bit to make sure the one you get lasts you in the long run. Hope this helps some people.


And yet I have had the same model for a while now and had nothing but a great experience. G-sync works outstanding and the eyetracking software is a good feature. Though I must admit I prefer keyboard and mouse to control Windows 10. You must have had serious bad luck here.
Iano1239 h, 37 m ago

And yet I have had the same model for a while now and had nothing but a …And yet I have had the same model for a while now and had nothing but a great experience. G-sync works outstanding and the eyetracking software is a good feature. Though I must admit I prefer keyboard and mouse to control Windows 10. You must have had serious bad luck here.


I must have, as I say I know there are good ones out there and I'm not claiming them all to be bad, my experience just mirrored what a lot of forum comments / reviews mentioned so I thought it was worth sharing. Glad yours was a good one though! When it worked for me initially it worked beautifully.
Arutha5th Apr

Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not …Please be weary if you're buying this monitor for the G-Sync! I'm not normally one to post these 'do not buy' comments but I had such a rough time with this monitor (bought and returned two through eBuyer).This model is well known to eventually start flickering with G-Sync active and unfortunately I was struck with that same fault. It was really irritating on games that seemed to have a lot of constant loading to do (open world games such as Witcher 3) as simply running through the world on horse back was a flicker fest. Very off-putting and not what you'd expect for any moderately priced monitor (I got mine for £299.99 and was still very disappointed). On games with less mid-game loading to do (Orcs Must Die 2 for example) flickering wasn't so prominent apart from during actual loading screens which flickered quite severely. With G-Sync turned off there was no flickering. Apparently this particular model used a not so great G-Sync module, but hey I'm no tech guy so the validity of that is out of my knowledge. The picture quality on this one however was lovely, with really nice blacks, minimal bleed, nice colours too. The only niggle was some colour greying to the outside of the monitor. There's essentially a border around the whole screen which is slightly lighter than the rest and on grey screens basically shows like a faint blurred white frame. I found my feelings towards it wavered between bearable for general use to immersion-affecting during games with dark scenes.I did return the first one however and asked for a replacement to test my luck with the G-Sync shenanigans. The second one I received didn't even get a chance to be put through any G-Sync tests as it had atrocious grey banding across the screen with smudge-like areas that made the picture very poor. The colour greying around the outside was still there and I believe is on pretty much all of these monitors (my friend has one too, same thing). I'm not silly enough to say "mine was atrocious, this monitor sucks" as I know there are good ones out there picture-wise like the first one I had. Still, it didn't leave the greatest impression.Build quality is superb though, interface is easy to use, and the monitor has great adjustability. I thoroughly enjoyed using the first one I received without the dodgy G-Sync (for xbox one as well) but on that basis I can't recommend it as £300 is not worth paying when one of the biggest features of this model (and one of the biggest factors in the price) has such a track record of inconsistency.As for the eye-tracking I wouldn't buy it for that either as I've seen no end of issues with this model as well where it will simply stop working properly. I haven't had these problems but I wasn't interested in that feature anyway, but again, I'd be weary about investing in this as the things it promises to deliver on don't seem to be delivered very consistently or reliably.Customer service was actually really helpful though but apart from that this whole thing was a rather unfortunate experience! I would really recommend looking elsewhere for a high quality G-Sync monitor or saving up an extra bit to make sure the one you get lasts you in the long run. Hope this helps some people.


The Gsync flicker is NOT caused by the monitor, it is a 'feature' of ALL adaptive sync graphics cards (Gsync or FreeSync). It depends on the game you are playing as to how noticable it is (and also the person and their sensitivity). This problem has been present since day 1 and has not been fixed because it can't be fixed. If you want gsync or Freesync, some games will flicker.
FactProvider10th Apr

The Gsync flicker is NOT caused by the monitor, it is a 'feature' of ALL …The Gsync flicker is NOT caused by the monitor, it is a 'feature' of ALL adaptive sync graphics cards (Gsync or FreeSync). It depends on the game you are playing as to how noticable it is (and also the person and their sensitivity). This problem has been present since day 1 and has not been fixed because it can't be fixed. If you want gsync or Freesync, some games will flicker.


yep happens on all g-sync moniotrs ive had, reason why ive just upgraded to a 1440p without as jusr drives me insane
FactProvider10th Apr

The Gsync flicker is NOT caused by the monitor, it is a 'feature' of ALL …The Gsync flicker is NOT caused by the monitor, it is a 'feature' of ALL adaptive sync graphics cards (Gsync or FreeSync). It depends on the game you are playing as to how noticable it is (and also the person and their sensitivity). This problem has been present since day 1 and has not been fixed because it can't be fixed. If you want gsync or Freesync, some games will flicker.


I see, fair enough, although the monitor I had didn't flicker initially for the first few months and then it started out of nowhere. Is that normal?
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