Eizo ColorEdge CG277 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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Eizo ColorEdge CG277
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
11% bigger screen size Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 27"" PC monitor. That's 2.9" bigger than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (24.1""). 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.

15.77M more display colour count Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is only a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M less).
11% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.5cm bigger than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (61.1cmcm).
2ms faster response time Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a response time of 6msms, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is an 8msms response time PC monitor (2ms slower). 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.

1.5mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a maximum height adjustment of 151.5mmmm, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is only a 150mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1.5mm lower).
1.3W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.7WW, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 2WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (1.3W higher).
3 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.
7 Reasons For
12% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² brighter than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
Five USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has five USB 2.0 ports, however the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 only has two USB 2.0 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.

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.

Three more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a five USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower maximum power consumption Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 56WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 43W lower than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (56WW).
19% lighter Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a weight of 7.4kgg, however the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is an 8.8kgg weight PC monitor (1.4g heavier).
89.7mm narrower Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 556.3mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 89.7mm narrower than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (556.3mmmm).
Cheaper by $1,192
The NEC MultiSync PA242 costs $1,191.99 less than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
14% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has five USB 2.0 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.

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.

Three less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
44% higher maximum power consumption Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 99WW maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 43W higher than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (56WW).
16% heavier Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a weight of 8.8kgg, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 7.4kgg weight PC monitor (1.4g lighter).
89.7mm wider Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 646mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 89.7mm wider than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (556.3mmmm).
More expensive by $1,192
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is $1,191.99 more expensive than the NEC MultiSync PA242.
8 Reasons Against
13% smaller screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1"" PC monitor. That's 2.9" smaller than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (24.1""). 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.

Sixteen times less display colour count Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 1,070MM display colours PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 16.77MM display colours PC monitor (15.77M more).
13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.5cm smaller than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (61.1cmcm).
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a response time of 8msms, but the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 6msms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Moderately lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a maximum height adjustment of 150mmmm, but the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 151.5mmmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1.5mm higher).
Significantly higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 2WW, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 0.7WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (1.3W lower).
Less retailers
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is only stocked by 3 stores, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is stocked by 6 retailers. 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.
Older by eight months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is eight months older than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277.

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Date Released

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Environmental Impact

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Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Monitor Display Area
684 Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
16.77M
BEST
1,070M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 340 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 5
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
151.5mm
BEST
150mm
Tilt Angle
0 - 25 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 344 -45 - 45

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.7W
BEST
2W
Typical Power Consumption
43W
BEST
56W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
99W 56W
BEST
Input Voltage
 120
 120
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 120
 12
 100-120
 24
 100-240
 240
 100
 120
 12
 100-120
 24
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
12.8kg 10.6kg
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Height With Stand
576.5mm 378mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
281.5mm 227.6mm
BEST
Width With Stand
646mm 556.8mm
BEST
Weight
8.8kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 363.2mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 83.8mm
Width
646mm 556.3mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 DisplayPort
BEST

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W

Technical Details

Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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