Gaming monitors have always been the top choice of gamers within their search for the perfect weaponry in order to set their gaming arena. If you are a gamer, you must be well aware of the fact that a perfect gaming cannot be achieved without having a perfect screen resolution.

The search for the perfect gaming equipment which could provide the finest quality in accordance with the latest in-town demands becomes the central venture for a gamer and he tends to find out the most suitable one out of the diverse options available in the tech market.

Acer and Asus have proved themselves as the trend setters of coming with the hottest and newest features within the limited number of options available. These giants help you build an unlimited variety of models because they are surely going to meet all your needs. This forms the core of the latest Acer Predator XB273K’s development as well as Asus’s signature ROG Swift PG27UQ.

Down here is a detailed list of the features which formulate their design and quality respectively.

Acer Predator XB273KAsus ROG Swift PG27UQ
Sleek design.
Maximum Brightness.
Diverse contrast features.
Nvidia G-Sync.
Nvidia G-Sync.
Maximum input lag.
Connectivity ports.
Premium price.
Ghosting effect.
Low input lag.
Premium price.
Ghosting effect.
Low contrast adjustment.


Predator XB273KROG Swift PG27UQ
ModelPredator XB273KROG Swift PG27UQ
Connectivity4 x USB 3.0 (downstream) , 1 x USB 3.0 (upstream) , 1 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio OutBSMICBCCCCECEL levelCUENERGY STARErPeStandbyFCCJ-MOSSKCCPSERCMRoHSTÜV Flicker-freeTÜV Low Blue LightUL/cULVCCIWEEEWHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 7)
Adobe RGB (1998)87 % (percent)100 % (percent)
Aspect ratio1.778:116:91.778:116:9
BacklightW-LEDDirect LED
Brightness350 cd/m² (candela per square meter)600 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte
Colors1073741824 colors 30 bits1073741824 colors 30 bits
DCI P390 % (percent)90 % (percent)
Diagonal684.7 mm (millimeters) 68.47 cm (centimeters) 26.9567 in (inches) 2.2464 ft (feet)684.7 mm (millimeters) 68.47 cm (centimeters) 26.9567 in (inches) 2.2464 ft (feet)
Display area84.43 % (percent)82.76 % (percent)
HDRHDR10DisplayHDR 400HDR10DisplayHDR 1000
Height335.34 mm (millimeters) 33.534 cm (centimeters) 13.2024 in (inches) 1.1002 ft (feet)335.34 mm (millimeters) 33.534 cm (centimeters) 13.2024 in (inches) 1.1002 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle178 ° (degrees)178 ° (degrees)
Input lag5 ms (milliseconds) 0.0050 s (seconds)8 ms (milliseconds) 0.0080 s (seconds)
Minimum response time4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
Panel manufacturerAU OptronicsAU Optronics
Panel modelM270QAN02.?M270QAN02.2
Peak brightness400 cd/m² (candela per square meter)1000 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
Pixel density163 ppi (pixels per inch) 64 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)163 ppi (pixels per inch) 64 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.155 mm (millimeters) 0.0155 cm (centimeters) 0.0061 in (inches) 0.0005 ft (feet)0.155 mm (millimeters) 0.0155 cm (centimeters) 0.0061 in (inches) 0.0005 ft (feet)
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p3840 x 2160 pixels Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Size class27 in (inches)27 in (inches)
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle178 ° (degrees)178 ° (degrees)
Width596.16 mm (millimeters) 59.616 cm (centimeters) 23.4709 in (inches) 1.9559 ft (feet)596.16 mm (millimeters) 59.616 cm (centimeters) 23.4709 in (inches) 1.9559 ft (feet)
sRGB100 % (percent)125 % (percent)


Both these monitors are known for their extremely high resolution rate providing the Ultra –HD quality. The overall design of both the monitors resembles with each other and both the monitors consist of 27 inches wide screen. Besides, the maximum refresh rate over here balances with each other getting a constant value of 144 Hz. This refresh rate allows the smoothest graphics and visuals you notice. These monitors are the new face of technology becoming the smartest ones.

Besides both the devices have the connectivity input ports including USB, the display port and HDMI port. These monitors use Nvidia’s synchronization technology, therefore its graphic cards are compatible with the Display port over here.


The foremost feature present within both the devices is the presence of Nvidia G-Sync technology which is the cause of leading all the other features. There is a slight difference in between the input lag of both the devices. XB273 K has the input lag of 13ms which is quite impressive, whereas its rival has a slightly higher input lag of 14ms. Because of their impressive lag rates, these monitors are very suitable for advance kind of gaming. However, a slight problem is the ghosting effect caused by the poor contrast aspect. Strangely, this feature appears in both of the devices, therefore, you can assume that with a little bit of difference, both the devices are almost same.

If you were thinking something like this, then stop! And now is the real difference which forms these two screens different ones from each other. The surprising fact in between all this is the advanced level brightness level found in Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ which adjusts more efficiently than its rival.


One thing should be noted here before reading about the price ranges. Since, both of these screens are ultra HD, hence you can expect to fine really premium range. Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ comes at a premium cost, starting from some 1000 bucks. A little difference of almost 50-80 bucks exist in between this model and its rival.


Since both of the devices have more or less the same technology. So, the verdict is declared on the basis of their input lag and brightness contrast. Acer has a lag high than its rival because of the trendy design and easy-to-adjust strategy. On the other the brightness level of Asus is far more impressive than the other man. Hence, if you are about to play a battle arena game, you better should go for the second statement because of the impressive color technology it has.