Asus VP278H vs Benq GW2470H

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Asus VP278H
Benq GW2470H

Top Prices

B&H Photo
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock
PC Rush
Delivery unknown
In stock
BenQ America
Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 27"" PC monitor. That's 3.2" bigger than the Benq GW2470H (23.8""). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Benq GW2470H (250 cd/m² cd/m²).
Three times faster response time Edit
The Asus VP278H has a response time of 1msms, whereas the Benq GW2470H is a 4msms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

5 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Asus VP278H is 100%, but the average rating of the Benq GW2470H is 80% (based on 8 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Asus VP278H (178°°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq GW2470H has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°°, whereas the Asus VP278H is only a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Marginally narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278H has a vertical viewing angle of 170°°, but the Benq GW2470H is a 178°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 170°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Benq GW2470H (178°°).
6 Reasons Against
3.2" smaller screen size Edit
The Benq GW2470H has a screen size of 23.8"", whereas the Asus VP278H is a 27"" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq GW2470H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², whereas the Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
75% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Asus VP278H (4msms). 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.

Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the Benq GW2470H, but 6 stores sell the Asus VP278H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Three months older
The Benq GW2470H is older than the Asus VP278H by three months.
Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq GW2470H is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus VP278H is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

13 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 28.20
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 28.20

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 296mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.274 x 0.274
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 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 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 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 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 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

Tilt Angle
20 - 5 -5 - 20
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 17

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
29.1W 23W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 39kWh
Average Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Maximum Power Consumption
29.1W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
20 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Height With Stand
444.5mm 425mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
219.4mm 189mm
BEST
Width With Stand
641.4mm 553mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg
BEST
4kg
Height
383mm 329mm
Depth
55mm 51mm
Width
641.4mm 553mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 527 x 296
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