Asus MX299 vs NEC MultiSync A273

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Asus MX299
NEC MultiSync A273

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A little bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX299 has a screen size of 29"", however the NEC MultiSync A273 is only a 27"" PC monitor (2" smaller). 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% brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus MX299 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², however the NEC MultiSync A273 is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX299 is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the NEC MultiSync A273 (6msms). 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.

$149 cheaper
The Asus MX299 costs $149.01 less than the NEC MultiSync A273.
Available from 9 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 is a 4.3kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2g lighter than the Asus MX299 (4.3kgg).
Marginally shorter Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 has a height of 377.8mmmm, however the Asus MX299 is a 391mmmm tall PC monitor (13.2mm taller).
60.9mm narrower Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 has a width of 639.3mmmm, however the Asus MX299 is a 700.2mmmm wide PC monitor (60.9mm wider).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
22% heavier Edit
The Asus MX299 is a 5.5kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2g heavier than the NEC MultiSync A273 (4.3kgg).
Slightly taller Edit
The Asus MX299 is a 391mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync A273 is a 377.8mmmm tall PC monitor (13.2mm shorter).
60.9mm wider Edit
The Asus MX299 is a 700.2mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync A273 is a 639.3mmmm wide PC monitor (60.9mm narrower).
Two months older
The Asus MX299 is older than the NEC MultiSync A273 by two months.
5 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 has a screen size of 27"", but the Asus MX299 is a 29"" PC monitor (2" 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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², but the Asus MX299 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync A273 is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Asus MX299 (6msms). 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.

$149 more expensive
The NEC MultiSync A273 is more expensive than the Asus MX299 by $149.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the NEC MultiSync A273, however 10 shops sell the Asus MX299. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Date Released

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Display

Screen Size
29"
BEST
27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 61 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 21:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 61 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.2628 x 0.2628 0.31 x 0.31
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
73.03cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.48W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
31.7W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 80 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
Safety Certification
 RoHS
 WEEE
 RoHS
 WEEE
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
506mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
159mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
814mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
5.5kg
BEST
7.2kg
Height With Stand
391mm
BEST
548mm
Depth With Stand
215.1mm
BEST
230mm
Width With Stand
700.2mm 639.3mm
BEST
Weight
5.5kg 4.3kg
BEST
Height
391mm 377.8mm
BEST
Depth
215.1mm
BEST
66.5mm
Width
700.2mm 639.3mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 USB
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