Benq XL2730 vs DELL U2715H vs Samsung U28E590D

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Benq XL2730
DELL U2715H
Samsung U28E590D

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
5ms faster response time Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 1msms response time PC monitor, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 5ms faster than the DELL U2715H (1msms). 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.

Ten more awards
The Benq XL2730 has 11 awards, whereas the Samsung U28E590D has 1 award.
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 97 user reviews, the Benq XL2730 has an average review score of 95%, however the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 94% (based on 134 reviews) and the Samsung U28E590D has an average rating of 85% (based on 50 reviews).
11 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2715H has a vertical viewing angle of 178°°, however the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both only 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitors (18° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D (170°°).
A lot larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2715H has a color gamut of 99%%, however the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both only 72%% color gamut PC monitors (27% smaller).
Two DisplayPorts Edit
The DELL U2715H has two DisplayPorts, however the Samsung U28E590D only has one DisplayPort.
Three more USB 3.0 ports Edit
The DELL U2715H is a six USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has three USB 3.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 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.

Six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports Edit
The DELL U2715H has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the Benq XL2730 only has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

Four more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The DELL U2715H is a six USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

Nine times lighter Edit
The DELL U2715H has a weight of 4.9kgg, however the Benq XL2730 is a 7.5kgg weight PC monitor (2.6g heavier) and the Samsung U28E590D is a 47.1kgg weight PC monitor (42.2g heavier).
Shorter Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 363.4mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 9.2mm shorter than the Benq XL2730 (381.3mmmm) and 17.9mm shorter than the Samsung U28E590D (381.3mmmm).
27.1mm shallower Edit
The DELL U2715H has a depth of 46.4mmmm, however the Benq XL2730 is a 61mmmm deep PC monitor (14.6mm deeper) and the Samsung U28E590D is a 73.5mmmm deep PC monitor (27.1mm deeper).
8% narrower Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 612.7mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 21mm narrower than the Benq XL2730 (660.9mmmm) and 48.2mm narrower than the Samsung U28E590D (660.9mmmm).
8 Reasons For
Slightly bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a screen size of 28"", whereas the Benq XL2730 and the DELL U2715H are both only 27"" PC monitors (1" 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.

2.52cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a display diagonal of 71.1cmcm, whereas the DELL U2715H is only a 68.58cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (2.52cm smaller).
Moderately brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a display brightness of 370 cd/m² cd/m², whereas the Benq XL2730 and the DELL U2715H are both only 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (20 cd/m² dimmer).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 1msms response time PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 5ms faster than the DELL U2715H (1msms). 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.

43W lower maximum power consumption Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a maximum power consumption of 45WW, whereas the DELL U2715H is an 88WW maximum power consumption PC monitor (43W higher).
$64 cheaper
The Samsung U28E590D is $64 cheaper than the Benq XL2730 and $163.88 cheaper than the DELL U2715H.
Available from 7 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.
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 4 reviews, the Samsung U28E590D has an average expert review score of 82%, whereas the Benq XL2730 has an average rating of 81% (based on 30 reviews) and the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 80% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

17 Reasons Against
A bit smaller screen size Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a screen size of 27"" (as does the DELL U2715H), however the Samsung U28E590D is a 28"" PC monitor (1" 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.

12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2715H (160°°).
Moderately narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°° (as does the Samsung U28E590D), however the DELL U2715H is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Slightly dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the DELL U2715H), however the Samsung U28E590D is a 370 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (20 cd/m² brighter).
38% smaller color gamut Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 72%% color gamut PC monitor, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 27% smaller than the DELL U2715H (72%%).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The Benq XL2730 has one DisplayPort (as does the Samsung U28E590D), however the DELL U2715H only has two DisplayPorts.
Only three USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a three USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H only has six USB 3.0 ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 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.

Three less USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports Edit
The Benq XL2730 has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the DELL U2715H only has six USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports.

Heavier Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 7.5kgg weight PC monitor. That's 2.6g heavier than the DELL U2715H (47.1kgg) and 39.6g lighter than the Samsung U28E590D (47.1kgg).
A little taller Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 372.6mmmm tall PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 363.4mmmm tall PC monitor (9.2mm shorter) and the Samsung U28E590D is a 381.3mmmm tall PC monitor (8.7mm taller).
24% deeper Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a depth of 61mmmm. That's 14.6mm deeper than the DELL U2715H (73.5mmmm) and 12.5mm shallower than the Samsung U28E590D (73.5mmmm).
21mm wider Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 633.7mmmm wide PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 612.7mmmm wide PC monitor (21mm narrower) and the Samsung U28E590D is a 660.9mmmm wide PC monitor (27.2mm wider).
$64 more expensive
The Benq XL2730 is more expensive than the Samsung U28E590D by $64.
Less retailers
Only 6 retailers sells the Benq XL2730, whereas 12 stores sell the Samsung U28E590D. 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.
Two months older
The Benq XL2730 is older than the Samsung U28E590D by two months.
A bit Lower expert review Score
The Benq XL2730's average expert rating is 81%, however the Samsung U28E590D's is 82% (based on 4 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 27"" PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 1" smaller than the Samsung U28E590D (28""). 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.

4% smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 68.58cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.52cm smaller than the Samsung U28E590D (71.1cmcm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 20 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung U28E590D (370 cd/m² cd/m²).
5ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2715H has a response time of 6msms, but the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both 1msms response time PC monitors (5ms 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 DELL U2715H is , but the Benq XL2730 only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

49% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2715H is an 88WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 43W higher than the Samsung U28E590D (45WW).
More expensive by $164
The DELL U2715H is $99.88 more expensive than the Benq XL2730 and $163.88 more expensive than the Samsung U28E590D.
Less retailers
The DELL U2715H is only stocked by 5 sellers, whereas the Benq XL2730 is stocked by 6 stores and the Samsung U28E590D is stocked by 12 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by four months
The DELL U2715H is two months older than the Benq XL2730 and four months older than the Samsung U28E590D.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The DELL U2715H's average expert score is 80%, however the Benq XL2730's is 81% (based on 30 reviews) and the Samsung U28E590D's is 82% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The DELL U2715H's average user score is 94%, however the Benq XL2730's is 95% (based on 97 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2715H (160°°).
A little narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°° (as does the Benq XL2730), whereas the DELL U2715H is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
38% smaller color gamut Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 72%% color gamut PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 27% smaller than the DELL U2715H (72%%).
One less DisplayPort Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a one DisplayPort PC monitor (as does the Benq XL2730), whereas the DELL U2715H only has two DisplayPorts.
Only DVI ports Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has DVI ports, however the Benq XL2730 only has one DVI port. Read more

We do not know the number of DVI ports on the DELL U2715H. It is possible that it does not have any DVI ports.

Heavier Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 47.1kgg weight PC monitor. That's 39.6g heavier than the Benq XL2730 (47.1kgg) and 42.2g heavier than the DELL U2715H (47.1kgg).
Marginally taller Edit
Samsung U28E590D is 381.3mmmm tall, but the Benq XL2730 is a 372.6mmmm tall PC monitor (8.7mm shorter) and the DELL U2715H is a 363.4mmmm tall PC monitor (17.9mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 73.5mmmm deep PC monitor. That's 12.5mm deeper than the Benq XL2730 (73.5mmmm) and 27.1mm deeper than the DELL U2715H (73.5mmmm).
48.2mm wider Edit
Samsung U28E590D is 660.9mmmm wide, but the Benq XL2730 is a 633.7mmmm wide PC monitor (27.2mm narrower) and the DELL U2715H is a 612.7mmmm wide PC monitor (48.2mm narrower).
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung U28E590D has received 1 award, the Benq XL2730 has received 11 awards.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung U28E590D is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq XL2730 is 95% (based on 97 reviews) and the DELL U2715H is 94% (based on 134 reviews).

Awards

11 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
chip.com.my: Outstanding
hardwareheaven.com: Performance Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
xtremehardware.com: Performance Award
No awards found 1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 25 months Ago 21 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data No data

Display

Screen Size
27" 27" 28"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
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Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 2160p
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HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
56 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 711mm
Viewable Height
335.66mm 335.66mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
596.74mm 596.74mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2331 x 0.2331 0.16 x 0.16
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.58cm 71.1cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m² 370 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
6ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 99%
BEST
72%
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
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
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Socket Size
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
3 6
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
3 6
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 6
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 5 - 21 -2 - 20
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
BEST
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
65W 36W 29.6W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 0.45W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 55kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 88W 45W
BEST
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
BEST
 90 - 264
BEST
 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.8kg 10.5kg
BEST
7.8kg
Packaging Height
703mm Unknown - Click to provide data 461mm
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Packaging Depth
245mm Unknown - Click to provide data 141mm
BEST
Packaging Width
486mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 740mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5.3kg
Height With Stand
417.4mm
BEST
524.9mm 468.5mm
Depth With Stand
226mm 205mm 187.1mm
BEST
Width With Stand
633.7mm 612.7mm
BEST
660.9mm
Weight
7.5kg 4.9kg
BEST
47.1kg
Height
372.6mm 363.4mm
BEST
381.3mm
Depth
61mm 46.4mm
BEST
73.5mm
Width
633.7mm 612.7mm
BEST
660.9mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data MagicAngle, MagicBright
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 341.28 x 620.93
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