The ViewSonic XG270Q, a PC monitor with a 165Hz IPS panel in WQHD (2560 x 1440).
The ViewSonic XG270Q is a PC monitor with an IPS panel and 165Hz refresh with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution. It is part of the brand’s Gaming Elite series, aimed at competitive video game players. The ViewSonic XG270Q, like the entire Gaming Elite series, focuses on low latency. But this model also provides very good image quality with its IPS panel.
The Gaming Elite series now covers the three main types of LCD panels, this series now has 5 different models from 24 to 35 inches. They have in common very good performance and a similar design. On the back, it has “ELITE RGB” LEDs. OSD controls or software allow customization of LEDs.
The IPS (In-Plane Switching or similar) panel is 27 ″ in 2560 x 1440 (WQHD). This is probably an AUO AHVA (Advanced Hyper-Viewing Angle) panel. A static contrast of 1000: 1 is specified along with a viewing angle of 178 ° / 178 ° and 8-bit color coded. The maximum refresh rate is 165 Hz. Finally, like any good gaming oriented display, it has adaptive synchronization, AMD FreeSync and a G-SYNC compatible mode from Nvidia with an activation range of 48 to 165 Hz with the LFC.
ViewSonic XG270Q: an IPS model for the Gaming Elite series
In addition, it has a matt anti-reflective treatment, with a flicker-free WLED backlighting. In addition, the color gamut is 95% DCI-P3 and the typical maximum luminance is 400 cd / m². A blue light filter improves visual comfort. In addition, it has VESA DisplayHDR 400 compatibility. This level of HDR support does not, however, require Local Dimming or particularly high luminance levels according to HDR standards.
The rear includes a ring of “ELITE RGBs” around the bracket attachment point. The included bracket attaches with a quick mechanism. And it can be replaced with 100 x 100mm VESA compatible solution. The stand offers full ergonomic flexibility. Additional accessories include a flip-up hook for resting your headphones on the right side and two mouse cable tensioners. The connection is oriented downwards and hidden under a removable plastic cover. There you will find 2 HDMI 2.0, DP 1.4 ports, 3.5mm audio output, 3 USB 3.2 ports and DC power input with an external power supply.