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Grab This Acer 144Hz IPS FreeSync Monitor for Just $210

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High-refresh gaming monitors were obscenely expensive not so long ago, but Amazon is offering up the 27-inch Acer Nitro VG271, today only, for $90 off, or just $210. It sports an IPS panel for good viewing angles, a fast 144Hz refresh and FreeSync support for ultra-smooth gaming. The resolution isn’t super high at 1080p, but we wouldn’t expect anything higher at this price, especially given all the other gaming-friendly features this screen has going for it.

Get the Acer Nitro VG271 27-inch gaming monitor for $210 ($90 off) on Amazon.

The VG271 also sports a 1ms response time, and its brightness is rated at a pretty high 400 nits. Bezels are also pretty slim, save for the slightly larger chin at the bottom. We haven’t reviewed this monitor, but rtings found it mostly favorable thanks to low input lag and great motion handling. If you’re looking to step into the world of high-refresh gaming on a budget, this is one of the best deals we’ve seen. A higher resolution would give you a sharper image, but then you’d also need a pretty high-end graphics card to keep your frame rates in the triple digits.

Matt Safford
Matt began piling up computer experience as a child with his Mattel Aquarius. He built his first PC in the late 1990s and ventured into mild PC modding in the early 2000s. He’s spent the last decade covering emerging technology for Smithsonian, Popular Science, and Consumer Reports, while testing components and PCs for Computer Shopper and Digital Trends. When not writing about tech, he’s often walking—through the streets of New York, over the sheep-dotted hills of Scotland, or just at his treadmill desk at home in front of the 50-inch 4K HDR TV that serves as his PC monitor.