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Acer - G257HU smidpx 25.0" 2560x1440 60Hz Monitor

( 4.6 Average / 28 Ratings )





G257HU smidpx

Part #


Screen Size


Recommended Resolution

2560 x 1440



Aspect Ratio


Viewing Angle

178° H x 178° V

Display Colors



350 cd/m²

Contrast Ratio

ACM 100,000,000:1 (1000:1)

Response Time

4 ms

Refresh Rate






Built-in Speakers








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Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
Newegg Canada $359.99 $359.99+
Vuugo $360.50 In stock $360.50+
PC Canada $362.99 $362.99+
shopRBC $390.00 Out of stock $390.00+
Newegg Canada Marketplace $397.99 $397.99+

Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


DeadWithoutWifi 33 points 29 months ago

perfect size, beautiful, and the IPS panel is awsome

rhinnawi 14 points 28 months ago
from completed build The Event Horizon

To my surprise, 25" screens are quite large. The IPS display blew me away and I encountered no problems gaming on this piece of beauty. Only drawback is the lack of VESA mount capabilities and the stand wobbles a bit, but it is at an excellent price point and honestly, how often will that wobble be an issue if it is simply sitting on your desk, perfectly stationary, all day?

bobami12 13 points 23 months ago
from completed build The Dream Complete

Great 1440p monitor for a decent price. I love this display. Looking to pick up a second one in the near future.

harr1847 33 points 23 months ago
from completed build Oculus-Ready Home Computer

This monitor is beautiful. For an $200, a 1440p 60Hz IPS monitor? The only issue with it (and it is an issue) is that the stand sucks. Its very wobbly (even when I type) and there isn't really an option for VESA mounting, you have to jerry-rig it up for mounting. But for $200 where I grabbed it, its awesome.

I would hesitate to buy this at $340 (which is what it went up to after Newegg had a sale one it) due to the stand issues, but if you can find it for cheap, get it. The panel itself is awesome.

dr-carrrot 26 points 22 months ago

awesome display. speakers arent good, and no height adjustment. but its not bad enough to take away a star. hard to beat this at its price point!

OrangeTrick 13 points 22 months ago

A really cheap 1440, IPS, 4ms response time monitor. Can't believe its true but it is. Great display overall for gaming, video editing and photoshop. Buttons are kinda hard to access and the stand is kinda flimsy but I can overlook that 'cause my table doesn't shake that much, only when I'm raging in a game.

jackvj98 20 points 21 months ago
from completed build Ascension: toaster to Microwave

anyone thinking of going with 1440p i would recommend you do it because the picture clarity is very noticeable especially in games like battlefront. the ips display makes colors pop and it runs at 75 hz for me with no issues. also the price makes this monitor incredible for the value.

badgerbroc12 40 points 20 months ago
from completed build Minimalistic First Build

$260 for a 25in, 1440p, IPS monitor!!! Of course it's amazing!

Neo-Bladewing 5 points 20 months ago
from completed build EPIC-MKIII

This monitor is BEAUTIFUL. Image clarity and quality is sharp, the screen is a very nice size for desktops, it has very attractive aesthetics, and it's at a very nice price point. If you want a 1440p monitor at 60 Hz, this is the way to go.

gorkti200 21 points 18 months ago
from completed build 1151 "Rey"

This is a really good budget 2560x1440p monitor. The display is gorgeous and arrived without any dead pixels. The downside is the base is not the most sturdy (make sure you hold it down when plugging cables in or you'll push it right off the desk). Also, the base has some rough edges that can scratch your furniture. This happened to my coffee table.