Acer XB280HK at Best Buy versus Amazon

By Daniel Chubb - May 16, 2015

The Acer XB280HK 28-inch 3D LED monitor is an impressive setup for those that love competitive gaming, so when you know this will be your next display it’s good to shop around a little.

When looking at the Acer XB280HK price at Best Buy and Amazon it varies slightly, although these two stores are certainly some of the most popular when it comes to online purchases. If every frame matters in gaming, then you should also make sure every dollar counts too.

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Currently, Best Buy has the Acer XB280HK LED monitor priced at $749.99 and Amazon give the better deal at $683.77. This is due to a 15 percent saving, although Best Buy offer a refurbished version from $499.99. You can see details on the latter here, or just head to each online store and search the XB280HK model number for latest pricing.

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Another difference between the Best Buy and Amazon product pages is insight from others that have purchased this computer monitor. Best Buy’s page here doesn’t list any reviews at the time of publication, but Amazon has 17 consumer reviews with an average of 4 stars.

Taking a look at Amazon’s Acer XB280HK reviews reveals the majority of customers love the product, but there’s a few complaining about Acer customer service when you receive technical problems.

One gamer said they tested this monitor on Shadow of Mordor, Far Cry 4, Wolfenstein, and Dragon Age: Inquisition with a shining 5 star review. The fast and clear imaginary is backed by Ultra HD 4K2K resolution at 3840×2160, and the monitor is further enhanced by NVIDIA G-SYNC technology that will synch the GPU render rate and monitor’s refresh rate.

Are you planning on purchasing the Acer XB280HK from Amazon and if not, have you seen a better price elsewhere?

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