Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx Monitor Review

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Review – While buying a gaming monitor is always a tough decision, there are many brands in the market with great specs and the Acer Nitro XZ342CK is a very good monitor that gives you full performance while playing games.

Most gamers like a curved gaming monitor, The Acer Nitro XZ342CK comes with a 1500R curved 34 inches display that gives you a more flexible viewing angle while playing games on this monitor.

While purchasing a new monitor always check the connectivity, performance, adjustability, and display quality, and we will help you to provide all details of this monitor so you have all data on this monitor and you can decide whether this monitor is perfect for you or not.

Acer Nitro XZ342CK offers a 34 inches curved ultrawide WQHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync supports for smooth performance, also the monitor supports height adjustability, swivel, and tilt adjustment, so you can easily change the viewing angle of the monitor at any time.

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx Overview

The Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx is a very good choice if you are looking for a curved gaming monitor with a 144Hz refresh rate and adjustable stand then this is perfect for you, last it has an impressive response time with better picture quality and gives you an optimal experience.

Acer Nitro XZ342CK
Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx

Another good thing about this monitor is that it supports DisplayHDR 400 so the colors are superb with decent brightness and contrast optimization.

Read: ASUS VG249Q Review – 144Hz, FreeSync

Build and Design

The monitor is built with plastic material on the entire body, the curved design looks more attractive and the build is decent not very strong, and not very weak.

The good thing is the stand is adjustable and you can change the viewing position of the monitor at your comfortable angle, it supports height adjustments so you can change the height of the monitor,

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Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx side view

and you can change the viewing angle by tilting the display to a comfortable position. Also, you can use a swivel to adjust the perfect angle of the display.

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx side view
Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx side view

The stand looks very nice with a nice touch on the body, with a round shape design the stand looks very good but the benefits of this round-shape stand are that it will not use much space on your desk and easily fits on any desk.

Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx back side
Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx backside

The weight of the monitor is around 8Kg, and that is a bit heavy and not portable-friendly. The dimensions are 10.59 x 31.81 x 16.81 inches.

Picture Quality

It has 34 inches 1500R curved ultrawide display with a resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels, The brightness, and contrast are ok not very very bright, and the viewing angles are not very good quality, missing accuracy and colors on the horizontal and vertical viewing angles.

As curved ultrawide monitor viewing angles are very important and the monitor performs decently, The monitor supports DisplayHDR 400 is good with colors, and also has 95% sRGB which is good, but I already said the viewing angles and brightness, Contrast are not good even in HDR peak brightness.

Overall graphics are good and performs really well due to the 144Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync that enhance the overall visual experience.

Performance

The Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx comes with a 144Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync for smooth gameplay performance, There is no issue while playing games on this monitor, superb response time, impressive input lag, optimized graphics due to FreeSync and 144Hz refresh rate, also there is no scene tearing, flickering, or blurry visuals while playing heavy games in this monitor.

Connectivity

The monitor comes with a DisplayPort, HDMI, and audio outputs, with no USB ports.

Read: AOC C27G2Z Review – 240Hz, 1500R, Adjustable Stand

Pros

1500R, DisplayHDR400, 144Hz refresh rate, Adjustable stand, AMD FreeSync.

Cons

Build quality, Price tag, decent brightness/contrast, now USB ports, viewing angles are less quality.

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Comparision

These are the main competitors of the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx –

1. Sceptre E345B-QUT168

This is the best monitor with all features at less price tag than the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx, as it has 34 inches 1500R WQHD display with 99% sRGB, adjustable stand, AMD FreeSync premium, and most important the price is very low than the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx, so this is a better option if you are thinking to purchase the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx because you are getting better picture quality with less price.

2. VIOTEK GNV34DBE2

This is another good monitor that offers great specs at a low price than the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx because the VIOTEK GNV34DBE2 offers 34 inches 1500R curved display with 103% sRGB and FreeSync/G-Sync compatibility, also it has HDR support. The main drawback of this monitor is the stand is not fully adjustable, it allows you to tilt the display otherwise it’s a perfect monitor.

3. LG 34GL750-B 

The LG 34GL750-B is better than the Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx, as it comes with less price tag and you will get better picture quality with HDR10, and G-Sync. The biggest drawback of this monitor is the stand offers height adjustability only, If you leave the adjustability then this is the best for you.

Final Verdict

If you are looking for a big curved gaming monitor that offers 34 inches display, 144Hz refresh rate, and FreeSync/G-Sync then you can choose one of the monitors that I mentioned above. The Acer Nitro XZ342CK Pbmiiphx is a good monitor but the price tag is a little high, there are many monitors that offer great specs with a low price tag and I have already compared one of the best monitors above list. The 1. Sceptre E345B-QUT168 is the final choice for me, last it offers more adjustability options, better picture quality, and overall performance at a very low price tag.

Sajal Manjhi

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