Asus MX279H vs DELL P2714H vs DELL S2715H

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Asus MX279H
DELL P2714H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 5msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the DELL P2714H (6msms) and 1ms faster than the DELL S2715H (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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Asus MX279H is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2715H only has one HDMI port.
Available from 8 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 285 user reviews, the Asus MX279H has an average review score of 89%, whereas the DELL S2715H has an average rating of 88% (based on 19 reviews).
6 Reasons For
Marginally bigger viewable width Edit
The DELL P2714H has a viewable width of 597.9mmmm, but the DELL S2715H is only a 597.89mmmm viewable width PC monitor (0.0099999999999909mm smaller).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL P2714H has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m², whereas the Asus MX279H and the DELL S2715H are both only 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Two more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The DELL P2714H is a four USB 2.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2715H only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 2.0 ports on the Asus MX279H. It is possible that it does not have any USB 2.0 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.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL P2714H is four, but the DELL S2715H only has two USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Asus MX279H. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

12W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL P2714H has a maximum power consumption of 43WW, whereas the DELL S2715H is a 55WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W higher).
0.6g lighter Edit
The DELL P2714H is a 4.6kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.6g lighter than the Asus MX279H (4.9kgg) and 0.3g lighter than the DELL S2715H (4.9kgg).
3 Reasons For
79.8mm shorter Edit
The DELL S2715H is a 361.5mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 441.3mmmm tall PC monitor (79.8mm taller) and the DELL P2714H is a 379.9mmmm tall PC monitor (18.4mm taller).
A bit narrower Edit
The DELL S2715H is a 611.2mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 622.6mmmm wide PC monitor (11.4mm wider) and the DELL P2714H is a 641.4mmmm wide PC monitor (30.2mm wider).
$15 cheaper
The DELL S2715H costs $15 less than the Asus MX279H and costs $95.01 less than the DELL P2714H.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX279H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the DELL S2715H), whereas the DELL P2714H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Only DVI ports Edit
The Asus MX279H has DVI ports, however the DELL P2714H only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the DELL S2715H. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

0.6g heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 5.2kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.6g heavier than the DELL P2714H (4.9kgg) and 0.3g heavier than the DELL S2715H (4.9kgg).
Taller Edit
Asus MX279H is 441.3mmmm tall, but the DELL P2714H is a 379.9mmmm tall PC monitor (61.4mm shorter) and the DELL S2715H is a 361.5mmmm tall PC monitor (79.8mm shorter).
11.4mm wider Edit
Asus MX279H is 622.6mmmm wide, but the DELL P2714H is a 641.4mmmm wide PC monitor (18.8mm wider) and the DELL S2715H is a 611.2mmmm wide PC monitor (11.4mm narrower).
$15 more expensive
The Asus MX279H is more expensive than the DELL S2715H by $15.
Over two years older
The Asus MX279H is older than the DELL P2714H by 13 months and older than the DELL S2715H by two years.
7 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL P2714H is an 8msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Asus MX279H (6msms) and 2ms slower than the DELL S2715H (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.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The DELL P2714H is a one HDMI port PC monitor, and so does the DELL S2715H, whereas the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
Slightly taller Edit
DELL P2714H is 379.9mmmm tall, but the Asus MX279H is a 441.3mmmm tall PC monitor (61.4mm taller) and the DELL S2715H is a 361.5mmmm tall PC monitor (18.4mm shorter).
30.2mm wider Edit
DELL P2714H is 641.4mmmm wide, but the Asus MX279H is a 622.6mmmm wide PC monitor (18.8mm narrower) and the DELL S2715H is a 611.2mmmm wide PC monitor (30.2mm narrower).
$95 more expensive
The DELL P2714H is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $80.01 and more expensive than the DELL S2715H by $95.01.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 retailers sells the DELL P2714H, but 11 sellers sell the Asus MX279H. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Eleven months older
The DELL P2714H is older than the DELL S2715H by eleven months.
11 Reasons Against
0.0099999999999909mm smaller viewable width Edit
The DELL S2715H has a viewable width of 597.89mmmm, whereas the DELL P2714H is a 597.9mmmm viewable width PC monitor (0.0099999999999909mm bigger).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL S2715H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the Asus MX279H), however the DELL P2714H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The DELL S2715H is a 6msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Asus MX279H (6msms) and 2ms faster than the DELL P2714H (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.

Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The DELL S2715H has two USB 2.0 ports, however the DELL P2714H only has four USB 2.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 2.0 ports on the Asus MX279H. It is possible that it does not have any USB 2.0 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.

Having a number of USB 2.0 ports on your monitor is particularly useful for laptops where you frequently disconnect the laptop from the monitor. Just one USB connection from your laptop to your monitor will immediately connect all your other USB devices that are attached to the monitor.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The DELL S2715H has one HDMI port, and so does the DELL P2714H, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
Only DVI ports Edit
The number of DVI ports on the DELL S2715H is , but the DELL P2714H only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the Asus MX279H. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL S2715H is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL P2714H only has four USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Asus MX279H. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

22% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL S2715H has a maximum power consumption of 55WW, however the DELL P2714H is a 43WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (12W lower).
7% heavier Edit
The DELL S2715H is a 4.9kgg weight PC monitor. That's 0.3g lighter than the Asus MX279H (4.9kgg) and 0.3g heavier than the DELL P2714H (4.9kgg).
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Slightly Lower user review Score
The DELL S2715H's average user rating is 88%, however the Asus MX279H's is 89% (based on 285 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
ferra.ru: Recommended
gamezoom.net: Gold Award
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwaremx.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Silver
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
No awards found No awards found

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

50 months Ago 37 months Ago 26 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
27" 27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Product Type
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.3mm
BEST
336.31mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm
BEST
597.89mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.1 x 0.1 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
8ms 6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
 2.0
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST
2
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 18W
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A 1.7A
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
37W 22W 20W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 43W
BEST
55W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg 9.9kg 8.8kg
BEST
Packaging Height
537mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
114mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 539mm 445mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 204mm 196mm
BEST
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 641.4mm 611.2mm
BEST
Weight
5.2kg 4.6kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
441.3mm 379.9mm 361.5mm
BEST
Depth
225.2mm
BEST
46.1mm 46.1mm
Width
622.6mm 641.4mm 611.2mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
 Digital
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