Acer B276H vs Acer B286HK vs Acer XB280HK vs Acer XG270HU

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Acer B276H
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer B276H is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB280HK ().
A little wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer B276H has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, whereas the Acer XB280HK is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer B276H has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the Acer XG270HU), whereas the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK are both only 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer).
21% lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer B276H has a power consumption when off of 0.35WW, however the Acer B286HK is a 0.4WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher) and the Acer XB280HK is a 0.42WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W higher).
3 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 28"" PC monitor, and so does the Acer XB280HK. That's 1" bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (27""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

4% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 71.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the Acer XB280HK. That's 2.5cm bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (68.6cmcm).
5x faster response time Edit
The Acer B286HK has a response time of 1msms (as do the Acer XB280HK and the Acer XG270HU), but the Acer B276H is a 6msms response time PC monitor (5ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

7 Reasons For
4% bigger screen size Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 28"" PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286HK. That's 1" bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (27""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 71.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286HK. That's 2.5cm bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (68.6cmcm).
5x faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a response time of 1msms (as do the Acer B286HK and the Acer XG270HU), but the Acer B276H is a 6msms response time PC monitor (5ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Four more USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a five USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Acer B276H only has one USB 3.0 port. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the Acer B286HK or the Acer XG270HU. It is possible that they do not have any USB 3.0 ports.

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Moderately higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a maximum height adjustment of 155mmmm, but the Acer B276H is only a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (5mm lower).
Nine more awards
The Acer XB280HK has 12 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Acer B286HK has 3 awards and the Acer XG270HU has 8 awards.
Moderately better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer XB280HK is 81%, however the average rating of the Acer B286HK is 80% (based on 4 reviews) and the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
8 Reasons For
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Acer B276H. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
5x faster response time Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a response time of 1msms (as do the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK), but the Acer B276H is a 6msms response time PC monitor (5ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 61kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 14kWh lower than the Acer B276H (61kWhkWh) and 5kWh lower than the Acer B286HK (61kWhkWh).
Vastly lighter Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a weight of 3.5kgg, however the Acer B276H is a 6kgg weight PC monitor (2.5g heavier).
Cheaper by $16
The Acer XG270HU costs $86 less than the Acer B276H, costs $16 less than the Acer B286HK and costs $184 less than the Acer XB280HK.
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Acer XG270HU has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Acer B276H has a rating of "C" and the Acer B286HK has a rating of "C".
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer XG270HU is 92% based on 41 reviews, however the average rating of the Acer B276H is 76% (based on 5 reviews), the average rating of the Acer B286HK is 74% (based on 65 reviews) and the average rating of the Acer XB280HK is 80% (based on 61 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller screen size Edit
The Acer B276H has a screen size of 27"" (as does the Acer XG270HU), whereas the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK are both 28"" PC monitors (1" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

2.5cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B276H has a display diagonal of 68.6cmcm (as does the Acer XG270HU), whereas the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK are both 71.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitors (2.5cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The Acer B276H is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Acer B286HK, the Acer XB280HK and the Acer XG270HU (1msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one USB 3.0 port Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the Acer B276H is one, but the Acer XB280HK only has five USB 3.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the Acer B286HK or the Acer XG270HU. It is possible that they do not have any USB 3.0 ports.

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer B276H is a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 5mm lower than the Acer XB280HK ().
19% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer B276H has an annual energy consumption of 75kWhkWh, however the Acer B286HK is a 66kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (9kWh lower) and the Acer XG270HU is a 61kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (14kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The Acer B276H is a 6kgg weight PC monitor. That's 2.5g heavier than the Acer XG270HU (3.5kgg).
$86 more expensive
The Acer B276H is more expensive than the Acer B286HK by $70 and more expensive than the Acer XG270HU by $86.
Fewer sellers
Only 7 stores sells the Acer B276H, but 10 sellers sell the Acer XG270HU. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Over two years older
The Acer B276H is older than the Acer B286HK by six months, older than the Acer XB280HK by eight months and older than the Acer XG270HU by two years.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Acer B276H has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the Acer B286HK has a rating of "C" and the Acer XG270HU has a rating of "B".
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer B276H is only 76%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer XB280HK is 80% (based on 61 reviews) and the Acer XG270HU is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Acer XB280HK. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 0.4WW power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W higher than the Acer B276H () and 0.02W lower than the Acer XB280HK ().
8% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 66kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 9kWh lower than the Acer B276H (61kWhkWh) and 5kWh higher than the Acer XG270HU (61kWhkWh).
More expensive by $16
The Acer B286HK is $16 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.
Less retailers
The Acer B286HK is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Acer B276H is stocked by 7 stores, the Acer XB280HK is stocked by 4 stores and the Acer XG270HU is stocked by 10 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Acer B286HK is two months older than the Acer XB280HK and 20 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer B286HK is "C", however the rating of the Acer B276H is "C" and the rating of the Acer XG270HU is "B".
Nine less awards
The Acer B286HK has only received 3 awards, whereas the Acer XB280HK has received 12 awards and the Acer XG270HU has received 8 awards.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Acer B286HK's average expert score is 80%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 27 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Acer B286HK's average user score is only 74%, however the Acer B276H's is 76% (based on 5 reviews), the Acer XB280HK's is 80% (based on 61 reviews) and the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a vertical viewing angle of 160°°, however the Acer B276H is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Acer B276H ().
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286HK. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 0.42WW power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W higher than the Acer B276H () and 0.02W higher than the Acer B286HK ().
More expensive by $184
The Acer XB280HK is $98 more expensive than the Acer B276H, $168 more expensive than the Acer B286HK and $184 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.
Less retailers
The Acer XB280HK is only stocked by 4 sellers, whereas the Acer B276H is stocked by 7 stores and the Acer XG270HU is stocked by 10 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Acer XB280HK is 18 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer XB280HK's average user score is 80%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
4% smaller screen size Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 27"" PC monitor, and so does the Acer B276H. That's 1" smaller than the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK (27""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor, and so does the Acer B276H. That's 2.5cm smaller than the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK (68.6cmcm).
Four less awards
The Acer XG270HU has only received 8 awards, whereas the Acer XB280HK has received 12 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer XG270HU's average expert score is only 70%, however the Acer B286HK's is 80% (based on 4 reviews) and the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 27 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
12 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
hardware.info: Great Value
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
insidehardware.it: Gold
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
nordichardware.se: Best Product
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
thg.ru: Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 40.21
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 40.21
Purchase price $ 458.99
Total cost of ownership $ 499.20
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
27" 28"
BEST
28"
BEST
27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.16 x 0.16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 160° Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 170° Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 71.1cm
BEST
71.1cm
BEST
68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
1ms
BEST
1ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 5
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data 155mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 35 -5 - 35 -5 - 15
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W
BEST
0.4W 0.42W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
32.8W
BEST
39W 42.5W 42W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W 0.48W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
75kWh 66kWh Unknown - Click to provide data 61kWh
BEST
Input Voltage
 110 - 220
BEST
 110 - 220
 110 - 220
 110 - 220
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 110
 220
 110-220
 110
 220
 110-220
 110
 220
 110-220

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
 TCO
 MPR II
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
8.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.9kg
BEST
Height With Stand
558mm Unknown - Click to provide data 558.55mm 451mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
247mm 247.2mm 244.6mm 206mm
BEST
Width With Stand
640mm 658.7mm 658.6mm 614mm
BEST
Weight
6kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5kg
BEST
Height
381mm 381.9mm 381mm 368mm
Depth
62mm 64.5mm 63.5mm 37.5mm
Width
640mm 658.7mm 657.8mm 614mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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