Nitro by Acer 27″ Full HD 1080p 1500R Curve PC Gaming Monitor Review

Nitro by Acer 27" Full HD 1920 x 1080 1500R Curve PC...
  • Acer's Nitro ED270R 27" 1500R curved panel monitor...
  • 27" Full HD (1920 x 1080) 1500R Curved Widescreen...
  • AMD FreeSync Premium Technology | Brightness: 250...

Key Features

  • 1500R Curvature
  • 165Hz Refresh
  • 1ms Response
  • FreeSync Premium
  • ZeroFrame Design
  • Display Port & HDMI

Pros & Cons


  • High Refresh Rate
  • Subtle Curve
  • ZeroFrame Design
  • VESA Compatibility
  • Easy Setup


  • Warm Color Bias
  • No Swivel Stand
  • Glossy Plastic Back

Our Opinion

First impressions of the Nitro by Acer monitor are overwhelmingly positive, especially considering its competitive price point. The 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time make it a solid choice for gamers looking for smooth and responsive gameplay. The 1500R curvature provides an immersive experience without being too aggressive, suitable for both gaming and general use.

In comparison to other monitors in its class, the Nitro by Acer stands out with its FreeSync Premium technology, ensuring a tear-free gaming experience. The ZeroFrame design is another plus, offering a sleek and modern look that maximizes screen space. This feature, along with VESA mount compatibility, makes it a versatile option for various setups.

When it comes to price versus performance, this monitor hits a sweet spot. It’s an excellent upgrade for those new to higher refresh rates without breaking the bank. However, the warm color bias may require manual adjustment, which could be a minor inconvenience for users seeking accurate color representation out of the box.

The decision to purchase should consider the intended use. For hardcore gamers or those involved in color-sensitive work, there may be better-suited options. But for the average user and casual gamer, the Nitro by Acer offers a lot of features that are typically found in more expensive models. The ease of setup and overall quality make it a recommended buy for those looking to enhance their gaming setup without significant investment.

Peter Hill
Our Score