ViewSonic’s newest addition to its Gaming Monitor range, the XG27QC is an intriguing piece of work and might just be the next gaming monitor that you consider. Designed for the next gen gamer, ViewSonic’s XG27QC comes equipped with elements to meet the modern gamer’s expectations. Here’s our verdict of the latest XG27QC from ViewSonic.
ViewSonic’s new, XG27QC curved 3-side bezel-less design is a high-performance gaming monitor that employs a decent mix of features to provide excellent display size, performance, and resolution. With a 1500R curvature IPS panel, a 27-inch diagonal and a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, the XG27QC features a display with a refresh rate of up to 165 Hz and a response time of 3ms (1ms MPRT), The monitor is VESA Display HDR 400 certified and supports AMD Free Sync Premium Pro technology; moreover, we found a great amount of 6 reduction in motion blur while using its PureXP feature.
Designed keeping the contemporary gamer in mind and quite an easy on the eyes, the XG270QC features a glossy black finish has a singular Display Port 1.4 input, a 3.5mm audio output, two HDMI 2.0 inputs, , and a Kensington Lock slot for better security. The XG 27QC sports an adjustable height of between 18.97 and 23.59 inches, weighing only 7.5 kg with the bracket attached. We found the Elite Display Controller software quite stimulating; it connects to your device via a supplied Type-A cable and enables users to adjust the embedded RGB LED lighting. The Tilt feature enables the user to enjoy a glare less experience while the swivel provides quick movements without moving the entire screen.
We could tell that fantastic attention to detail and research has gone in when designing the monitors as a gamer’s trusted ally, bearing in mind critical gamer insights, the ELITE Design Enhancement (EDE) elevates has all the qualities to make one’s gaming experience better. The EDE’s include a bent metal base, an ambient RGB lighting, the base phone support arrangement, built-in mouse anchor, and a solid reinforced headphone
Colour and Brightness
The 27-inch panel features VESA Adaptive-Sync support with a 178-degree angle of view. It is certified by AMD’s proprietary rating system for monitors, AMD Free Sync Premium Pro, assures a quick enough refresh rate to support Low Frame Rate Compensation as well like low latency HDR support. When it comes to colour dynamics, Viewsonic offers 16.7 million colours, with a static contrast ratio of 3,000 to 1 and a dynamic contrast ratio of 120 million to 1. The XG270QC elevates the gaming experience with its 550 cd / m2 luminance and wide DCI-P3> 90% colour gamut. For power, it has a usual consumption rate of 55 W and has a maximum of up to 56W; however, Viewsonic says in Eco mode, it is optimized for 45 W.
Here is what we think about this monitor. The ViewSonic XG27QC ELITE 270-inch gaming monitor has what it takes to be called a powerful gaming monitor. It provides realistic images and an overall engaging gaming experience. An excellent choice if you are looking for a blend of display size, performance, and resolution and yes, if a slightly less affordable price tag doesn’t worry you.
- Excellent Refresh Rate
- EDE features
- Curved peripheral vision