The Good The Acer GD235HZ has great gaming performance, good movie playback, and includes the connection option trifecta of DVI, VGA, and HDMI.
The Bad At default settings, the monitor pushes too much green. Also, it lacks ergonomic options and its price is a bit too high if not planning to view any 3D content.
The Bottom Line The Acer GD235HZ is a high-performing 3D monitor that's great for gamers looking for a low-price 3D-capable offering.
3D is still touted as the missing ingredient that will enhance our entertainment experiences, be it in movies or games. I've yet to be persuaded of this, but it doesn't stop many companies from dipping their toes into the 3D waters. On the PC gaming front, Nvidia has led the charge with its 3D Vision technology for the last few years and has done a good job of getting the technology out there, while garnering up support from game developers. To display in 3D, a monitor needs only the capability to display images at a 120Hz refresh rate, which is about double the typical rate. So, whether your 3D gaming experience is a positive one, it relies less on the monitor in question and more on the game's developer.
Fortunately the Acer GD235HZ is a monitor that does more than just play 3D games.
Design and features
The 23-inch Acer GD235HZ follows the company's typical design aesthetic for a gaming monitor, with its black chassis, sharp corners, and an X-shaped, "four-toed" foot stand with orange highlights on its edges. Knocking the monitor from the sides results in some wobbling, but, given the width of the foot stand, with its gorilla-style, front and back "toes," we weren't too concerned about it toppling. At 12.1 pounds, the monitor is lighter than your typical non-LED gaming monitor; its substantiality betrays its plastic origins.
Google's new Jamboard is a digital whiteboard with a 4K display
The board, which will rival Microsoft's Surface Hub, is equipped with a 55-inch touchscreen and includes an HD webcam, Wi-Fi and internal speakers.
Get a 27-inch HP IPS monitor for $179.99
Go big or go home. Wait a minute: go big AND go home. With this monitor.
LG shows Emotion at CeBIT
What happens when you lock LG's style gurus in a room with an ordinary TFT monitor? You get the Emotion series -- a range of displays that'll knock your socks off. Maybe
Acer F-17: a Ferrari for £300
Bored of ordinary monitors? Your old TFT not fast enough for today's games? Going through a mid-life crisis? Check out the Ferrari-inspired Acer F-17