Asus VN279 vs Asus VX279H vs Samsung S27E390H

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Asus VN279
Asus VX279H
Samsung S27E390H

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
0.099999999999994cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VN279 has a display diagonal of 68.6cmcm, but the Samsung S27E390H is only a 68.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.099999999999994cm smaller).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VN279 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the Samsung S27E390H), but the Asus VX279H is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
2.5W higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus VN279 has an RMS rated audio power of 4WW, however the Asus VX279H is only a 1.5WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2.5W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Significantly lower power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VN279 has a power consumption when off of 0.3WW, whereas the Asus VX279H is a 0.5WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.2W higher).
Available from 16 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
1 Reason For
Thirty-five times lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Asus VX279H is a 0.5WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 17.3W lower than the Samsung S27E390H (17.8WW).
4 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² cd/m² (as does the Asus VN279), but the Asus VX279H is only a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
1ms faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 4msms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Asus VN279 and the Asus VX279H (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.

33% lighter Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 4.6kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.5g lighter than the Asus VN279 (4.6kgg).
User reviews are a bit better
The Samsung S27E390H has an average user review score of 86% based on 104 reviews, but the Asus VN279 has an average rating of 84% (based on 42 reviews) and the Asus VX279H has an average rating of 84% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Asus VN279 is a 5msms response time PC monitor, and so does the Asus VX279H. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S27E390H (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.

Heavier Edit
The Asus VN279 is a 6.1kgg weight PC monitor. That's 1.5g heavier than the Samsung S27E390H (4.6kgg).
Over one year older
The Asus VN279 is older than the Asus VX279H by 19 months and older than the Samsung S27E390H by 19 months.
A bit Lower user review Score
The Asus VN279 has an average user rating of 84%, but the Samsung S27E390H has an average user rating of 86% (based on 104 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VX279H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m² cd/m², however the Asus VN279 and the Samsung S27E390H are both 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus VX279H is a 5msms response time PC monitor, and so does the Asus VN279. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung S27E390H (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.

2.5W lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus VX279H has an RMS rated audio power of 1.5WW, whereas the Asus VN279 is a 4WW RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2.5W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

0.2W higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VX279H has a power consumption when off of 0.5WW, but the Asus VN279 is a 0.3WW power consumption when off PC monitor (0.2W lower).
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Marginally Lower user review Score
The Asus VX279H's average user rating is 84%, however the Samsung S27E390H's is 86% (based on 104 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Moderately smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a display diagonal of 68.5cmcm, but the Asus VN279 is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (0.099999999999994cm bigger).
98% higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 17.8WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 17.3W higher than the Asus VX279H (17.8WW).
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Samsung S27E390H, however 17 retailers sell the Asus VN279. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

42 months Ago 23 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 42.91
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.33
Total running cost $ 45.24
Purchase price $ 166.99
Total cost of ownership $ 212.23
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
27" 27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
31.5 - 67.5 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 336.3mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 67.5 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.311 x 0.311 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.5cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 5ms 4ms
BEST
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
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 240

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
4W
BEST
1.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metal Free Design
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 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 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 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
-5 - 22 20 - -5 -2 - 15

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
BEST
17.8W
Power Consumption When Off
0.3W
BEST
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
35W Unknown - Click to provide data 25W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Average Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.1W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 29W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standard
 Rohs
BEST
 Rohs
 Rohs

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.5kg 7kg 6.6kg
BEST
Packaging Height
536mm 680mm 140mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
188mm 119mm
BEST
442mm
Packaging Width
706mm 550mm
BEST
703mm
Weight With Stand
4.8kg 4.6kg
BEST
5.1kg
Height With Stand
440.4mm
BEST
441.3mm 452.9mm
Depth With Stand
209.8mm 210.1mm 181.9mm
BEST
Width With Stand
619.2mm
BEST
622.6mm 626mm
Weight
6.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data 4.6kg
BEST
Height
526mm Unknown - Click to provide data 377.2mm
Depth
225.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data 70.8mm
Width
619.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data 626mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST

Other Features

Placement
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical
 Horizontal
 Vertical
 Horizontal/Vertical

Technical Details

Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicUpscale
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9 x 336.3
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