Monitor Review – ViewSonic Elite XG270QG, 165 Hz, IPS, 1ms…

The back of the ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor has RGB lighting and there is cable management through the stand. It has a quick release button if you need to mount it VESA. There’s also a headphone hook and mouse bungee to hang up peripherals when you’re not playing.
Elite XG270QG has a good build quality. There are no obvious gaps and overall it looks sturdy, but the plastic on the back has a bit of bending to it.
Elite XG270QG has an exceptional color volume. It is able to display a wide range of colors at different brightness levels, but cannot produce dark and saturated colors due to its low contrast ratio.
Excellent refresh rate. The native refresh rate of 144 Hz can be easily overclocked at 165Hz. G-SYNC VRR can only be used on a DisplayPort connection. Via HDMI, the refresh rate is limited to 60Hz and vrr does not work. This monitor also supports FreeSync in its range over a DisplayPort connection.Amazing game monitor. The ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor native refresh rate can be overclocked at 165Hz and supports G-SYNC VRR over a DisplayPort connection to reduce screen tearing. Its response time is excellent, resulting in clear movement, and the input delay is incredibly low for a responsive gaming experience. It is not the best choice for darkroom games as it has a low contrast ratio and poor black uniformity.
ViewSonic Elite XG270QG is decent for media creation. High resolution and screen size support multitasking, and support allows you to position the monitor as desired. It has excellent coverage of the Adobe RGB color space used in photo editing, but cannot produce deep blacks due to its low contrast ratio.
The ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor is very good for multimedia. The high resolution allows you to watch your favorite videos online in great detail and has ample viewing angles for when you want to share the screen with a friend. Unfortunately, it cannot produce deep blacks and does not support HDR. However, it becomes bright and has good ergonomics, so you can place it in a position you want.
ViewSonic Elite XG270QG is a good monitor for most uses. It works best as a game monitor thanks to its G-SYNC VRR support, incredibly low input delay and excellent response times, resulting in clear movement. Its 1440p 27-inch display is ideal for opening multiple windows at once while working, can be bright and has great handling of reflections. Unfortunately with an IPS panel, it doesn’t work well in dark rooms due to low contrast ratio and poor black uniformity, but luckily it has wide viewing angles if you want to share the screen with others.ViewSonic Elite XG270QGThe ViewSonic ELITE RGB controller allows users to easily make changes to monitor settings in a single application. Choose from preset game modes, customize display settings, and control RGB lighting for a more personalized gaming experience.

Visit https://www.viewsonic.com/elite/rgb/ and choose a partner RGB sofware to download.
Download and install your sotware of choice.
• Included with your monitor is a USB 3.0 A-Male to B-Male cable. Plug in the USB 3.0 B-Male connector to your monitor and the USB 3.0 A-Male connector to your PC.
Run the partner sotware and start customizing your  RGB lighting             photo:ViewSonic
ViewSonic Elite XG270QG is good for use in the office. Its 27-inch display offers plenty of space, and the 1440p resolution favors multitasking. You have large viewing angles if you need to share the screen with a colleague. Unfortunately, it has poor color accuracy outside the box, so you probably need to calibrate it. Fortunately, it can be bright and has great reflection management so you can place it in brighter office environments.

ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor
ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor

ViewSonic Elite XG270QG is a good 27-inch and 1440p monitor that works best as a gaming monitor. It has a native refresh rate of 144Hz that can be easily overclocked at 165Hz. The response time is excellent, so there’s little trace of blur behind fast-moving objects, and the input delay is incredibly low, giving you a responsive gaming experience. It also supports G-SYNC Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) technology to reduce screen tearing, available only over a DisplayPort connection. As with most IPS panels, it cannot produce deep blacks and has poor black uniformity, but has wide viewing angles. Unfortunately, it does not support HDR and has poor ready-to-use color accuracy, but in SDR, it can be bright and has an exceptional range of colors, showing a wide range of colors.

ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor All inputs:

DisplayPort 1 (DP 1.2)
Mini DisplayPort No
HDMI 1 (HDMI 1.4)
DVI No
VGA No
DisplayPort Out No
USB 3 (USB 3.0)
USB C No
Analog Audio Out 3.5mm 1
Microphone In 3.5mm No
Digital Optical Audio Out No
Analog Audio Out RCA No
Power Supply External BrickViewSonic Elite XG270QG

ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor Specs:

Display Size (in.): 27
Panel Type: IPS Technology
Resolution: 2560 x 1440
Resolution Type: QHD
Static Contrast Ratio: 1,000:1 (typ)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 120M:1
Light Source: LED
Brightness: 350 cd/m2 (typ)
Colors: 1.07B
Response Time (Typical GTG): 1ms
Viewing Angles: 178º horizontal, 178º vertical
Backlight Life (Hours): 30000 Hrs (Min)
Refresh Rate (Hz): 165
Adaptive Sync: NVIDIA G-Sync
Flicker-Free: Yes
Blue Light Filter: Yes

ViewSonic Elite XG270QG Troubleshooting

No power • Make sure you have turned on the monitor by
pressing the Power button.
• Make sure the power cord is properly and securely
connected to the monitor and power outlet.
• Plug another electrical device into the power outlet
to verify that the outlet is supplying power.
Power is On, but no
image appears on
screen
Make sure the video cable connecting the
monitor to the computer is properly and securely
connected.
Adjust the brightness and contrast settngs.
• Make sure the correct input source is selected.
Wrong or abnormal
colors
• If any colors (red, green, or blue) are missing,
check the video cable to make sure it is properly
and securely connected. Loose or broken pins
in the cable connector could cause an improper
connection.
• Connect the monitor to another computer.
• If you have an older graphics card, contact
ViewSonic® for a non-DDC adapter.
Screen image is too
light or dark
Adjust brightness and contrast settngs via the OSD
Menu.
Reset the monitor to factory settngs.
Screen image cuts in
and out
• Make sure the correct input source is selected.
• Check for bent or broken pins in the video cable
connector.
Make sure the video cable connecting the
monitor to the computer is properly and securely
connected.
Screen image is
blurred
Adjust the resolution to the correct Aspect Ratio.
Reset the monitor to factory settngs.ViewSonic Elite XG270QG monitor
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