The 28″ Acer Nitro XV282K KVbmiipruzx is one of several select gaming monitors that currently supports the Variable Refresh Rate feature of the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition systems.
To see how you can enable VRR with the XV282K KVbmiipruzx when playing PS5 games, you can check out this tutorial at Seeking Tech.
What are the benefits of using Acer Nitro XV282K VRR with PS5
By enabling Variable Refresh Rate support of the 28″ Acer Nitro XV282K KVbmiipruzx 4K UHD IPS Monitor on your PlayStation 5, you will be able to remove any stuttering and screen tearing from games that can’t to run at a consistent frame rate.
VRR currently only supports PlayStation 5 games as backwards compatible PlayStation 4 games running on a PS5 won’t work.
Furthermore, the PlayStation 5 game must run at a minimum of 48 frames per second for this feature to be effective.
How to enable Acer Nitro XV282K VRR support for PS5
To turn on the Variable Refresh Rate for the 28″ Acer Nitro XV282K KVbmiipruzx 4K UHD IPS Monitor, you need to take the following steps:
1. To start off, we recommend that you update the firmware of your Acer Nitro XV282K as it may help improve performance and fix any bugs.
You can find the update file and instructions for this computer screen on the official Acer website with the following link:
2. You should also keep your PlayStation 5 or PlayStation 5 Digital Edition system updated as well with the latest firmware.
3. If you haven’t done so already, connect your PS5 to the HDMI 2.1 port of the Acer Nitro XV282K KVbmiipruzx via a HDMI 2.1 cable.
4. Turn on the monitor and game system.
5. Make sure that your gaming monitor is displaying the input of your PlayStation 5. If not, then you need to switch over to it.
6. On the on-screen display menu of the XV282K KVbmiipruzx and then select the System option on the left column.
7. Next, you need to scroll down and then select HDMI 2.1.
8. Make sure that the HDMI 2.1 setting is set to On. Your Acer 4K monitor should now be ready for Variable Refresh Rate support.
9. From the home screen of your PS5, which is the main menu where you can select which game to play, head to Settings by selecting the gear icon located on the top right side of the screen.
10. After getting to the Settings menu of your PS5, you then need to select Screen and Video.
11. Inside the new Screen and Video menu, you then need to select Video Output on the left column side.
12. You should then find the VRR setting on the right side of the Screen and Video menu. By setting it to Automatic, you will enable Variable Refresh Rate for games that natively support this feature.
13. You can also turn on the “Apply to Unsupported Games” setting, which will enable VRR for PS5 videogames that currently don’t natively support it. Since it is not native, you may run into issues when trying to force VRR on unsupported games.
If you are getting no sound when watching a video on the PlayStation Store of your PS5, then you can check out this troubleshooting article.