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6.4 out of 10

Acer GD235HZ

The Acer GD235HZ bid 23.6-inch Widescreen LCD HD Monitor is 3D-r Read more

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Overall 10
10

solid, quick performance. good price. looks and performs like new.

walter9276, Ebay
13 April 2013
  • Summary: this is a nice monitor that has a very fast response time and a sharp picture. it is worlds faster than the six year old acer that i replaced. although it is a refurbished unit, i see no bad pixels and no signs of wear. it is a first class gaming monitor, and is also excellent for movies and normal use. i have not used the 3d feature yet, so i can't address that, but otherwise i feel i spent my money well.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great value awesoem picture GAMER MUST HAVE!!!

deathfollows, Ebay
5 April 2013
  • Summary: A great 120hz monitor for a price you cant beat. Cons first, there is some minor light bleed when it gets dark in the room, and at first the menus are a bit frustrating, also at times the darks are a bit to dark. The pros are the price above all else as well as the crystal clear picture 2ms response time and 120hz refresh rate If your a gamer looking for a monitor that will give you an edge in fps shooters look no further!
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Overall 10
10

Acer has a winner here!

ThaKevMan, Amazon
26 February 2013
  • Summary: This monitor looks amazing! Colors pop in a way they never did before, and due to the high refresh rate, I no longer have to use v-sync in games to prevent screen tearing! I have a fairly high-end setup, but Crysis 3 was DRAGGING on the 'Ultra' settings (more than just screen tearing). I hooked up this monitor and bumped it back up to 'Ultra', disabled v-sync, and it runs as smooth as you could ever want!
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Overall 6
6.0

Claimed response time not correct

jonathanclarkcom, Amazon
21 August 2012
  • Summary: Acer's manual and marketing details state the monitor has a 2ms response time, however I see ranges from 9-17ms from my testing. Their manual doesn't state weather this measurement is for white->back->white or grey-to-grey, so I tested both. I also tested "display lag" and saw numbers from 11-22ms depending on weither v-sync waiting was turned on or not. My methodology was to use a 1000 fps video camera and a micro-controller hooked up to the PC.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent and Crisp Monitor

KspEquilibrium, Amazon
17 June 2012
  • Summary: I have had this monitor for several days now and it is an amazing piece of equipment to look at. I bought this monitor for mostly playing PC games and the quality is amazing. The colors are extremely vibrant and crisp with the ability to give you 120 frames per second with a 2 millisecond response time.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unusable due to firmware flaw

Jeffrey L. Gross, Amazon
26 June 2011
  • Summary: Out of the box the monitor has a great deal of artificial sharpening that makes text looks terrible. You can however disable the added sharpening by turning off the overdrive setting in the service menu (disabling it also reduces input lag). Disabling overdrive though causes the monitor to revert to 100% brightness every time it's powered on or returns from sleep mode.
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Overall 10
10

"Great 120hz really good 3d monitor"

Jesus9004, CNET
14 June 2011
  • Pros: 120hz 3d capable deep black levels NO GLARE!
  • Cons: Probably the price. No built (Nvidia vision) IR emitter, no built in speakers.
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Overall 7
7.0

"low weight and good looking"

khalil5172, CNET
30 May 2011
  • Pros: Slim design, picture tube longevity high and very homogenous
  • Cons: my mum also like this products
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible customer service

Tony, Amazon
29 April 2011
  • Summary: Let me start by saying if I could give this review a -50 stars I wish I could. Maybe some of you don't have this problem, but I know of over 20 cases of buzzing from this monitor. If you don't know if yours buzzes, try going to a dark website such as Hardforum.com at 120Hz and see if the back of your monitor buzzes. Anyways, back to the point: I've tried to be so calm over the past month of dealing with Acer and their terrible service and support.
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Overall 10
10

awesome monitor

aziznatour, Ebay
8 April 2011
  • Summary: I have this monitor and it is absolutely great. well worth the money. sharp display and amazing 3D experience. recommended!
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