Asus PG278Q vs DELL S2716DG

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Asus PG278Q
DELL S2716DG

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 10° wider than the DELL S2716DG (160°°).
32.13W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.5WW, whereas the DELL S2716DG is a 32.63WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (32.13W higher).
Lower maximum power consumption Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 38.7WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 51.3W lower than the DELL S2716DG (90WW).
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Thirty-three more awards
The Asus PG278Q has 34 awards from expert review sites, whereas the DELL S2716DG has 1 award.
A bit better expert reviews
Based on 69 expert reviews, the average review score of the Asus PG278Q is 91%, however the average rating of the DELL S2716DG is 87% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
6% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a 170°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 10° wider than the Asus PG278Q (170°°).
Four USB 3.0 ports Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a four USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG278Q only has two USB 3.0 ports. Read more

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.

Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG278Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
$82 cheaper
The DELL S2716DG costs $82 less than the Asus PG278Q.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 54 reviews, the DELL S2716DG has an average user review score of 88%, however the Asus PG278Q has an average rating of 76% (based on 125 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A bit narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a vertical viewing angle of 160°°, however the DELL S2716DG is a 170°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
Two less USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG only has four USB 3.0 ports. Read more

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.

Two less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
More expensive by $82
The Asus PG278Q is $82 more expensive than the DELL S2716DG.
Older by one month
The Asus PG278Q is one month older than the DELL S2716DG.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Asus PG278Q's average user score is only 76%, however the DELL S2716DG's is 88% (based on 54 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
A little narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a horizontal viewing angle of 160°°, however the Asus PG278Q is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
Higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a 32.63WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 32.13W higher than the Asus PG278Q (32.63WW).
51.3W higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a maximum power consumption of 90WW, however the Asus PG278Q is a 38.7WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (51.3W lower).
Less retailers
Only 6 retailers sells the DELL S2716DG, whereas 11 sellers sell the Asus PG278Q. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL S2716DG has received 1 award, the Asus PG278Q has received 34 awards.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The DELL S2716DG's average expert rating is 87%, however the Asus PG278Q's is 91% (based on 69 reviews).

Awards

34 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Editor's Choice
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
Bjorn3d.com: Golden Bear Award
chip.com.my: Outstanding
Digital Versus: 5 Star
elektroniktest.dk: Gold
gamestar.de: Platinum
guru3d.com: Top Pick
hardware.info: Gold Award
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
hwa.com.tr: High Performance
hwp.com.tr: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
kitguru.net: Must Have
legitreviews.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
nordichardware.se: Recommended
overclock3d.net: Performance
overclockersclub.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcper.com: Gold
prad.de: Very Good
profesionalreview.com: Platinum
techgage.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended
teknokulis.com: Gold
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
vido.com.ua: Recommended
xtremehardware.com: Gold
1 Award
hardware.info: Excellent

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

14 months Ago 14 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
3D Technology
 NVIDIA 3D Vision
 NVIDIA 3D Vision
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
89 - 222 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2331 x 0.2331
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 170°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170°
BEST
160°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.47cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 82%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
2 4
BEST
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA 3D Vision
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W
BEST
32.63W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 47W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
38.7W
BEST
90W
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 -15.2 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data -15.2 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.5kg 10.1kg
BEST
Packaging Height
456mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
756mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
554.5mm 416.3mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
237.9mm 200.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
619.8mm 612.5mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 362.5mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 55.6mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 612.5mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
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