Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop Setup & Install
Acer Predator XB321HK Specifications
The Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop is a display monitor with 4K resolution. The monitor is explicitly designed for professional gamers. The monitor is assorted under the Predator series. The device is built with Flicker-less technology. This technology benefits the user with reduced screen flickering. As a result, the user can work continuously on the monitor for a long period with no eye-strain. The monitor has two built-in integrated speakers that delivers very high quality sound. The specifications are :
- 3840 * 2160 4K resolution
- NVIDIA G-Sync Tear Frame
- Flicker-Less technology
- Visible light intensity – 350 cd/sq.meter
Tech – Specifications
The device holds the 4K display resolution of 3840 * 2160 pixel density with IPS Panel technology.
The NVIDIA G-Sync Tear-Prevention technology guides the monitor to combine multiple frames in a single screen.
The screen panel of the monitor is built using Flicker-less technology that helps the user in reduced eye-strain.
The monitor displays 350 cd/sq.meter visible light. This intensity is more powerful than the normal visible light range.
Laptop Configuration Support
The monitor is installed with the USB port, HDMI port and DP cable port. The driver software for the ports are pre-installed in the device. When the monitor is first turned on, the source code of the driver files are created. When the ports are first used, the entire driver files are automatically installed by the monitor. The user can manually download the drivers. Visit the ‘Downloads’ menu to download and install the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop driver software. Make sure to update the drivers to the latest version frequently. The monitor is also capable of automatically installing the drivers for the external devices.
The drivers for the wireless devices must be downloaded manually. Connect the monitor to the host system. Establish wireless or wired network connection. If the connection is wired – download the drivers that are meant for USB network connection. If wireless – download the network adapters. Install the adapters. Set password to avoid security breach. The drivers will be installed. You can refer the free hand-book in order to get to know more about the device.Driver
We provide manual support for the setup and installation of the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop monitor. Connect the monitor with the computer & power supply. Power On both the devices. Turn On your network provider. Enter the start up credentials. Using the WI-FI feature, scan and connect with the available network. Or, establish network connection with the USB cable. Wait few minutes. The monitor automatically loads and installs the available driver software. Go to the Settings menu and personalize the settings as per your requirements.
Take a working USB drive with some contents in it. Insert it in the USB port. Perform basic operations like cut, copy & paste. Insert a microphone / headphone in the audio jack. Ensure that the ports are working correctly. Do not force shutdown the device unless necessary. Refer the guidebook for brief info on handling the laptop. You can also get guidance the customer support executive.
How To Overclock Acer Predator XB321HK
Overclocking is done to increase the refresh rate frequency of the monitor. The monitor may or may not suffer critical damage after this process. Connect the Acer monitor with a system. Establish the network connection to download the graphic patches for the NVIDIA graphics driver. The default graphic patches are prohibited to operate beyond the legal limit. Download the additional patches from a trusted website. Install the patches. After the installation gets complete, open the control panel of Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop. A separate column for the patches is displayed in the control panel. Now, download the Custom Resolution Utility software from the same site. Launch the utility tool. Create multiple profiles with different frequency of the unit. Add several ‘Detailed Resolution’ slots in all the accounts with respect to the Hertz. Go to the frequency sub-menu. Select the ‘Refresh rate’ option. Change the refresh rate according to the displayed resolution. The more the resolution, the higher is the refresh rate. Apply the changes and save the settings. Restart the system. The refresh rate of the monitor is increased.
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Even though the monitor is built with Flicker-less technology, the random blinking / flickering issue is not resolved completely. The random blinking is due to the following reasons – flicker in the video source, connectivity problems, refresh rate and the visible light intensity. Go to the settings and deactivate the G-sync. It is responsible for controlling the video output quality. Unplug the DP cable from the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop monitor. Restart the system. Re-plug the DP cable. Activate the G-Sync. Update the NVIDIA G-Sync graphic drivers. Increase the refresh rate by performing the ‘Overclock’ method. The issue will be resolved.
Acer Predator XB321HK Calibration Problem
The monitor faces calibration problems due to the following circumstances – malfunction of color management software & hardware, deterioration of color filters and damaged or inappropriate color-meter. To overcome these issues, perform the following method. Replace the color-meter with a new one, if damaged. Update the drivers for the color management software. Do not increase the refresh rate beyond the limits. Activate the ‘Day-Light saving’ option. Download the User Manual. The standard settings to get the best output quality is mentioned in the manual.
Acer Predator XB321HK Firmware Update
Check the version of the firmware. Switch Off the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop monitor. Press and hold the empowering & power buttons at the same time. Release only the power button, when the display turns on. Now, release and immediately press the empowering button. The firmware version will be displayed at the bottom of the screen. Kindly, get support our customer care executive to know more about the firmware update.
Vertical Line Issues
- To resolve the vertical line issues in a monitor, follow this methods. Disconnect the monitor from all the connections. Press and hold the power button for few seconds.The residual files of the system will get cleared.
- Re-establish the connection. Check the monitor. If the problem is not solved, go to the next method. Press the ‘Menu’ button located at the bottom of the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop monitor.
- Browse through the menu. Enter into the ‘Settings’ sub-menu. Locate the ‘Reset’ tab. Press the menu button once. The different methods of reset option are displayed. Use the arrow keys to navigate to the ‘Factory Reset’ option. Press the menu button twice.
- The device prompts a confirmation message. Push the menu button. The monitor will be restored to the factory default settings. The issue will get resolved.
How To Install & Setup Acer Predator Xb321HK
Unload the package. Place the device on the stand. Using the power cable, connect the monitor with a working power supply. Power On the display. Customize the monitor settings as per your concern. The system starts to install the Acer Predator XB321HK Laptop drivers in the background. Now, locate the USB upstream cable. Connect the cable with the processor. Connect all the other peripheral devices. Establish the network connection – wireless or wired. Go to the settings menu in the monitor. Ensure that the device is up-to-date.