Acer XG270HU vs Samsung U24E850R

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Acer XG270HU
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
3.5" bigger screen size Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 27"" PC monitor. That's 3.5" bigger than the Samsung U24E850R (23.5""). 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.

9.6cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 9.6cm bigger than the Samsung U24E850R (59cmcm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Samsung U24E850R (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a response time of 1msms, however the Samsung U24E850R is a 4msms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

0.7g lighter Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a weight of 3.5kgg, whereas the Samsung U24E850R is a 4.2kgg weight PC monitor (0.7g heavier).
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Acer XG270HU has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Samsung U24E850R has a rating of "C".
Much better expert reviews
Based on 21 expert reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 70%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 60% (based on 1 review).
Much better user reviews
Based on 41 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 77% (based on 23 reviews).
1 Reason For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 59kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh lower than the Acer XG270HU (59kWhkWh).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
4% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 61kWhkWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 2kWh higher than the Samsung U24E850R (59kWhkWh).
11 Reasons Against
15% smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 23.5"" PC monitor. That's 3.5" smaller than the Acer XG270HU (23.5""). 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.

17% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 59cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 9.6cm smaller than the Acer XG270HU (59cmcm).
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer XG270HU (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
Hugely slower response time Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a response time of 4msms, but the Acer XG270HU is a 1msms response time PC monitor (3ms faster). 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.

One less DVI port Edit
The number of DVI ports on the Samsung U24E850R is , but the Acer XG270HU only has one DVI port.
17% heavier Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a weight of 4.2kgg, however the Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kgg weight PC monitor (0.7g lighter).
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Older by over one year
The Samsung U24E850R is 14 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung U24E850R is "C", however the rating of the Acer XG270HU is "B".
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert score is only 60%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average user score is only 77%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Awards

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
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

8 months Ago 21 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23.5"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4525 x 0.13575
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
59cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
HDMI Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Typical Power Consumption
42W 41W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
61kWh 59kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
6.7kg
Height With Stand
451mm 397.2mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
206mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width With Stand
614mm 561mm
BEST
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
4.2kg
Height
368mm 336.1mm
Depth
37.5mm 59.3mm
Width
614mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28 x 293.22
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