A few days ago, Acer America released the <em>Predator XN253Q<\/em> <em>X<\/em> gaming monitor which takes gaming to another level with blistering <em>0.4ms response time<\/em>. The company has now expanded its product portfolio with the <em>Nitro XF2 Series,<\/em> which includes two monitors; <em>Nitro XF272 X<\/em> and <em>Nitro XF252Q<\/em>. The two are designed to offer speed and color precision when paired with the right gaming rig.\r\n\r\n"Our newest gaming monitors deliver amazingly high speed and precise colors for clear visuals, ensuring gamers don't miss a thing," said Ronald Lau, Acer America director - stationary computing. "Superbly smooth performance makes them a great choice for hardcore gamers."\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=-MOWOV4nAws\r\n\r\nWhile they are all based on a TN (Twisted Nematic) panel, the <em>Acer Nitro XF252Q<\/em> is a 25-inch gaming monitor while the <em>Nitro XF272 X<\/em> stretches to 27-inches. Both panels have 170\u00b0 and 160\u00b0 horizontal and vertical viewing angles, respectively. They offer 1080p Full HD <em>1920x1080 gaming<\/em> and 240Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, the<em> AMD Radeon\u2122 FreeSync<\/em> support guarantee anti-flickering.\r\n\r\nThe <em>Nitro XF2 Series<\/em> boasts blistering fast <em>3ms response time,<\/em> and in addition, they can run in overdrive. The <em>Acer Nitro XF252Q<\/em> 25-inch monitor can step up response to 0.3ms (GTG) in overdrive mode while its 27-inch counterpart can do an impressive 0.2ms. Both have Acer' BlueLightShield\u2122 Acer ComfyView\u2122, Low Dimming\u2122, and Flickerless\u2122 technologies for your eye safety when gaming. During those long sessions.\r\n\r\nOne of the best features for gamers is the <em>Acer Game Mode,<\/em> which has up to eight preset modes Action, Sport, Racing, User, Standard, Graphics, ECO, and Movie. These settings can be accessed via a hotkey or on the OSD menu. You can also divide the screen into two. Also, there is the inbuilt Black Boost with 11 levels of optimization for different visual contexts.\r\n\r\nThe design is simply superb\u00ad. Both monitors are sleek and stylish, featuring \u20135 to 20\u00b0 tilt, 360\u00b0 swivel and height adjustment. Also worth mentioning is the quick-release design which easily detaches the monitor from the stand allowing for <em>VESA wall-mounting<\/em>. As for connectivity, the two have two HDMI ports and DisplayPort. Also equipped are 2W speakers and two USB ports.\r\n\r\nCurrently, only the <em>Acer Nitro XF252Q<\/em> is available on the market retailing at $350 which is a great deal for the money. The <em>Acer Nitro XF272 X<\/em> is set for release sometime later this month, and prices will start from $450. Both come with a standard three-year Acer warranty on parts and labor.