Acer Expands Cutting-Edge Predator Gaming Line-Up with 24-Inch WQHD Monitor

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A worldwide leader and innovator in gaming displays, Acer today announced the expansion of its Predator monitor line-up in the United States with a new 24-inch flat-screen model featuring WQHD (2560x1440) resolution in a ZeroFrame design for seamless viewing in multi-monitor set-ups.

The Predator XB241YU features a ZeroFrame design and a fast 144Hz refresh rate with up to 165Hz overclocking.

Outfitted with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology and a quick 1ms response time, it renders fast-moving actions and dramatic transitions without smearing or ghosting for ultra-smooth game play.

Editor’s Summary

  • New Predator XB241YU boasts a brilliant WQHD (2560x1440) resolution in a 24-inch ZeroFrame design, ideal for multi-monitor setups
  • NVIDIA® G-Sync™ combined with a fast 1ms response time renders fast moving actions and dramatic transitions
  • Gamers can push their limits with the fast 144Hz refresh rate that can be overclocked up to 165Hz
  • GameView gives gamers a competitive edge, enabling them to swiftly tweak settings in-game without having to navigate the OSD menu

A worldwide leader and innovator in gaming displays, Acer today announced the expansion of its Predator monitor line-up in the United States with a new 24-inch flat-screen model featuring WQHD (2560x1440) resolution in a ZeroFrame design for seamless viewing in multi-monitor set-ups.

Aggressive aesthetics feature a sleek black frame with sharp angles and bold red accents. Outfitted with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology and a quick 1ms response time, it renders fast-moving actions and dramatic transitions without smearing or ghosting for ultra-smooth game play. The Predator XB241YU delivers superb color accuracy with support for 100% of the sRGB color gamut, while NVIDIA® ULMB™ technology(1) reduces motion blur. Its fast 144Hz refresh rate can be overclocked up to 165Hz, speeding up the frames per second for gamers who like to push their limits.

“We believe this powerful WQHD monitor in a ZeroFrame design and NVIDIA G-Sync offers a compelling feature set for gamers, including those competing in eSports,” said Ronald Lau, Acer America director – stationary computing. “The ZeroFrame design makes it a perfect choice for those wanting to create an immersive multi-monitor setup, while the fast refresh rate and support for changing settings in-game, gives gamers a competitive edge.”

Featuring GameView technology, gamers can swiftly toggle between three customizable display profiles to tweak settings while gaming without the need to navigate the OSD menu, a benefit when every second counts. Special settings include dark boost (black level adjustment) to see every threat, aim-point assistance for getting a jump on opponents and perfecting the shot and selecting the on-screen refresh rate.

Outfitted with Acer Eye Protect, the Predator XB241YU utilizes flicker-less, blue-light filter, ComfyView and low-dimming technologies to help safeguard the eyes from blue light emissions, which may help reduce eye strain and fatigue for a more comfortable gaming experience. The adjustable stand provides height adjustment up to 5.9 inches and a quick release design easily disconnects the display from the stand for VESA wall mounting. It also provides handy cable management to keep the desk free from clutter. Powerful connectivity includes HDMI, DisplayPort v1.2 and a USB 3.0 hub (1 up/4 down), while two 2W stereo speakers deliver quality audio.

The Predator XB241YU is available at leading retailers in the United States with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $499 USD.

The monitor is backed by professional, high-quality technical support and a standard three-year parts and labor warranty.(2) Acer’s online community at community.acer.com provides customers discussion forums, answers to frequently asked questions and the opportunity to share ideas for new and enhanced services and products.

About Acer
Established in 1976, Acer is a hardware + software + services company dedicated to the research, design, marketing, sale, and support of innovative products that enhance people's lives. Acer's product offerings include PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets, smartphones and wearables. It is also developing cloud solutions to bring together the Internet of Things. Acer is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2016 and is one of the world’s top 5 PC companies. It employs 7,000 people worldwide and has a presence in over 160 countries. Please visit http://www.acer.com for more information.

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1.) Users can turn on the ULMB function from the OSD setting. ULMB cannot be activated at the same time as G-SYNC. ULMB technology works only at 85Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 144Hz and 200Hz refresh rate.
2.) Limited warranty agreement applies. For a copy, write to Acer Customer Service, P.S. Box 6137, Temple, TX 76503.

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