The response time is rated at 5ms, while the refresh rate is rated at 75Hz. Generally, this monitor has been designed for a wide variety of uses, but it could be used for light gaming if required. Physically, the display is encased in a glossy black bezel. Video inputs include one VGA port and one DVI port. HDCP is supported over the digital connection for DRM-protected content. For the energy conscious, users will be glad to know the Acer P224W uses 30 watts of power, and less than 1 watt when idle.