Acer's 27-inch 1440p 165Hz IPS monitor with G-Sync on sale for $550

Over at Newegg you can score an Acer Predator 27-inch monitor (XB271HU) with a 2560x1440 resolution and 144Hz refresh rate for $550. This matches the lowest price we've seen this monitor go for—it lists for $800 and typically sells for $650-$700.

To get it for $550, you'll need to enter coupon code EMCPTEW32 at checkout, which chops $100 off the $650 sale price. That's a pretty good bargain for what's considered a high-end monitor.

The XB271HU uses an IPS panel. It's built for fast-action gaming—it has a 4ms response time, and you can overclock the refresh rate to 165Hz. It also supports G-Sync for smoother gameplay on compatible graphics cards.

Other features include a pair of built-in 2W speakers, four USB 3.0 ports, and DisplayPort and HDMI 1.4 outputs. As for ergonomics, you can adjust the height, swivel, and rotation.

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