ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHD  vs Acer VG270 S: Gaming Monitor Comparision

ViewSonic VX2718 2KPC MHD vs Acer VG270 S

ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHD with, a spectacular curved screen, and a 165Hz refresh rate deliver a fantastic viewing experience. The monitor has been designed with a 1500R curved panel for total immersion. A high refresh rate of 165Hz ensures smooth animations with minimal input lag, while Adaptive-Sync technology virtually eliminates screen tearing and stuttering for a smooth gaming experience.

With a 1ms MPRT response time, the monitor delivers unparalleled quality and speed. The VX2718-2KPC-MHD is also equipped with ViewSonic’s exclusive ViewMode presets that provide optimal screen performance for various applications such as watching movies, editing, or playing video games. In addition, DisplayPort and two HDMI inputs offer flexible connectivity options.

See detailed review: ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHD

Acer Nitro VG270 S is a model with a diagonal of 27″ and a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (Full HD / 1080p). The type of matrix is ​​IPS with a W-LED backlight. The maximum brightness is 250 cd / m2, and the viewing angles are 178 degrees horizontally and 178 degrees vertically. Thanks to the Flicker-Free technology, your eyes will be less tired – backlight without flicker.

The static contrast ratio achievable within a single frame is 1000:1. This feature is essential. Dynamic contrast, adjusted by reducing the brightness of the backlight in the dark areas of the frame – 100000000:1. This characteristic is often a marketing ploy.

If you’re buying a monitor for gaming, look at the maximum refresh rate at the highest resolution. In Acer Nitro VG270 S, the frequency reaches 165 Hz.

See detailed review: Acer Nitro VG0 VG270S

Pros and Cons

ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHDAcer Nitro VG0 VG270S
Excellent response time and low input lag400 cd/m2 of max brightness
Vibrant and accurate colorsIPS panel, 144hz, 1ms
Outstanding color gamutExcellent low input lag
Tilt-only standLack of USB ports


ViewSonic VX2718-2KPC-MHDAcer Nitro VG0 VG270S
ReleasedJuly 24, 2020November 6, 2018
Panel TypeVAIPS
Dimension687 x 443 x 156 mm614.68 x 367 x 66 mm
Weight3.9 Kg5.11 Kg
Screen Size2727″
Resolution2560 x 14401920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:916:9
Refresh Rate165 Hz165 Hz
Response Time1ms2 ms
Adaptive-SyncFree SyncAMD Free-Sync
Ports3.5mm Audio Out 1
HDMI 2.0 2
Display Port 1
2x HDMI-in
1x DisplayPort
Built-In Speakers2W x22 x 2 W
Pixels Per Inch108 PPI81 PPI
Brightness250 cd/m²250 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio4,000:11000:1
Colors8 bit 16.7M16.7M
Power Consumption26 W16 W
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