My Acer XF270H text quality isn't as good as it used to be

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I really do not know if its just me because i do a lot of "VR" now, but in windows (not games) the quality of the text seems poor, like the resolution is really low ? not sharp anymore ?

it actually seems worse on the right side of the screen than the left to me

i bought the monitor in 2017


could it be software related, like windows itself or maybe my monitor drivers or even my Graphics card drivers ?

i have a full amd system, motherboard, cpu, and GPU, monitor is freesync


any ideas ?
 
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been reading up on a few things, and is it true 27" monitors @ 1080p resolution do not go well together ?

i think that might be why then ?

because I've gone to and from VR, i notice it a lot more ?
 
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Have you checked ClearType settings?
That can affect text clarity lot.
Though 1920x1080 is lego brick resolution for that size.
 
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Thanks for your reply EsaT
I'm not similar with clear type settings, im not quite sure what you mean by that ? something in the graphics card settings ?
 
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took a photo on my phone of my screen

this is basically what its like


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Have you checked that used resolution is native for the monitor?
It's possible that use of VR device has somehow caused graphics card driver/windows to mess resolutions.
 
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For 27" 2560x1440 my pick would be MSI MAG274QRF-QD:
It has above usual contrast for IPS, response times are very good and also AdobeRGB covering colour gamut is very wide giving vibrant colours in games.
(DCI-P3 lacking in cyan/green shades in comparison)
Though if you prefer darkened room, then VA with its way highest contrast would give better looking image.

In 32" size price takes a jump for same tech monitor.
(MPG321QRF-QD)
 
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It's AU Optronics panel which combines that better than usual contrast, response times and very wide gamut.

LG's very popular "Nano-IPS" has only response times in 27" 2560x1440.
With contrast being blast from 15+ years ago and LG nowaways being second rate in gamut size reaching at most DCI-P3.
(though 27" 4K variant has normal contrast)
Samsung again isn't curved, it's bent double with crazy amount of curvature:
https://youtu.be/go1qsBetgV0?t=198
Also gamut is mediocrish below DCI-P3.
 
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