Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E591C

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Asus MX279H
Samsung S27E591C

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S27E591C only has one HDMI port.
Eight more awards
The Asus MX279H has 10 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Samsung S27E591C has 2 awards.
3 Reasons For
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S27E591C is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX279H (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has a response time of 4msms, but the Asus MX279H is a 5msms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung S27E591C is 100%, however the average rating of the Asus MX279H is 89% (based on 285 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung S27E591C (350 cd/m² cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5msms, but the Samsung S27E591C is a 4msms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Older by over two years
The Asus MX279H is two years older than the Samsung S27E591C.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Asus MX279H's average user score is 89%, however the Samsung S27E591C's is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
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Eight less awards
The Samsung S27E591C has only received 2 awards, whereas the Asus MX279H has received 10 awards.

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
2 Awards
allround-pc.com: Value For Money Winner
itc.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 23 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 68cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 270
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -2 - 20

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
37W 24W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 50kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg 7.6kg
BEST
Packaging Height
537mm 140mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
114mm
BEST
435mm
Packaging Width
700mm 695mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 463mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 181.6mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 623.2mm
Weight
5.2kg
BEST
5kg
Height
441.3mm 365.7mm
Depth
225.2mm 59.9mm
Width
622.6mm 623.2mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicUpscale
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.888 x 336.312
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