Acer Predator XB271HK vs Asus PG279Q

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Acer Predator XB271HK
Asus PG279Q

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Four USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the Acer Predator XB271HK is four, but the Asus PG279Q 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 number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Acer Predator XB271HK is four, but the Asus PG279Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
0.11W lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer Predator XB271HK has a power consumption when off of 0.39WW, however the Asus PG279Q is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.11W higher).
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
6 Reasons For
Significantly more display colour count Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator XB271HK is only a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M less).
Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 4WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the Acer Predator XB271HK (4WW). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Cheaper by $71
The Asus PG279Q costs $71 less than the Acer Predator XB271HK.
Fourteen more awards
The Asus PG279Q has 15 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Acer Predator XB271HK has 1 award.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Asus PG279Q is 87% based on 23 reviews, however the average rating of the Acer Predator XB271HK is 80% (based on 1 review).
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus PG279Q is 74% based on 154 reviews, however the average rating of the Acer Predator XB271HK is 70% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Sixteen times less display colour count Edit
Acer Predator XB271HK is only 1,070MM display colours. That's 15.77M less than the Asus PG279Q (16.77MM).
Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer Predator XB271HK has an RMS rated audio power of 2WW, but the Asus PG279Q is a 4WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

$71 more expensive
The Acer Predator XB271HK is more expensive than the Asus PG279Q by $71.
One month older
The Acer Predator XB271HK is older than the Asus PG279Q by one month.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer Predator XB271HK has received 1 award, the Asus PG279Q has received 15 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer Predator XB271HK is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus PG279Q is 87% (based on 23 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer Predator XB271HK is only 70%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus PG279Q is 74% (based on 154 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Two less USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a two USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator XB271HK 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 PG279Q is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Acer Predator XB271HK only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.11W higher than the Acer Predator XB271HK (0.5WW).
Less retailers
The Asus PG279Q is only stocked by 4 retailers, whereas the Acer Predator XB271HK is stocked by 9 shops. 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.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
15 Awards
3dnews.ru: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Ulitmate
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
HEXUS.net: Innovation
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
pclab.pl: Power Award
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 15 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Display Type
 LED
BEST
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
Viewable Height
336mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
597mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 165
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 34 - 209
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.233 x 0.233
Display Colour Count
1,070M 16.77M
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion 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
4
BEST
2
HDMI Port
1 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
2W 4W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 20 - -5
Swivel Angle Range
-30 - 30 60 - -60
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 5

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
0.39W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
71.5W
BEST
90W
Standby Power Consumption
0.42W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 456mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 300mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 756mm
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 552.53mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 237.9mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 619.77mm
Weight
7kg 7kg
Height
401mm 362.96mm
Depth
268mm 65.98mm
Width
614mm 619.77mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
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