Acer K242HLA vs HP 27xw

Acer K242HLA
HP 27xw

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Thirteen times faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, whereas the HP 27xw is a 14msms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

5kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 5kWh lower than the HP 27xw (39kWhkWh).
Shorter Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a height of 335.9mm. That's 118.7mm shorter than the HP 27xw (454.6mmmm).
10% narrower Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a width of 567mm. That's 55.6mm narrower than the HP 27xw (622.6mmmm).
4 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The HP 27xw has a screen size of 27"", but the Acer K242HLA is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP 27xw has a display diagonal of 68.58cmcm, but the Acer K242HLA is only a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.58cm smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP 27xw is two, but the Acer K242HLA only has one HDMI port.
User reviews are better
Based on 13 reviews, the HP 27xw has an average user review score of 89%, but the Acer K242HLA has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the HP 27xw (27""). 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.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.58cm smaller than the HP 27xw (68.58cmcm).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer K242HLA is one, but the HP 27xw only has two HDMI ports.
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User review Rating is Worse
The Acer K242HLA has an average user score of 80%, but the HP 27xw has an average user rating of 89% (based on 13 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The HP 27xw is a 14msms response time PC monitor. That's 13ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (14msms). 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.

5kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP 27xw has an annual energy consumption of 39kWhkWh, whereas the Acer K242HLA is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (5kWh lower).
A lot taller Edit
The HP 27xw has a height of 454.6mmmm, however the Acer K242HLA is a 335.9mm tall PC monitor (118.7mm shorter).
55.6mm wider Edit
The HP 27xw has a width of 622.6mmmm, however the Acer K242HLA is a 567mm wide PC monitor (55.6mm narrower).

Average User Rating

Date Released

16 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 28.15
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.09
Total running cost $ 30.24
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.31mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.89mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
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Display Diagonal
61cm 68.58cm
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Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
1 2
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VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 25

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh
BEST
39kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32W
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

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 95
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
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 MPR II
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
3.6kg
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5.6kg
Height With Stand
421.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
208mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
567mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
335.9mm
BEST
454.6mm
Depth
52mm 164mm
BEST
Width
567mm
BEST
622.6mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
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 VGA
 AC
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