Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E390H

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Asus MX279H
Samsung S27E390H

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 68.6cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.099999999999994cm bigger than the Samsung S27E390H (68.5cmcm).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S27E390H only has one HDMI port.
17.3W lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Asus MX279H has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 0.5WW, whereas the Samsung S27E390H is a 17.8WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (17.3W higher).
1% narrower Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 622.6mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 3.4mm narrower than the Samsung S27E390H (626mmmm).
8 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.
A bit better user reviews
Based on 285 user reviews, the average review score of the Asus MX279H is 89%, however the average rating of the Samsung S27E390H is 86% (based on 104 reviews).
4 Reasons For
17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 300 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX279H (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E390H 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.

14% lighter Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a weight of 4.6kgg, however the Asus MX279H is a 5.2kgg weight PC monitor (0.6g heavier).
64.1mm shorter Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 377.2mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 64.1mm shorter than the Asus MX279H (377.2mmmm).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 250 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung S27E390H (300 cd/m² cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5msms, but the Samsung S27E390H 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.

12% heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kgg, however the Samsung S27E390H is a 4.6kgg weight PC monitor (0.6g lighter).
64.1mm taller Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 441.3mmmm tall PC monitor. That's 64.1mm taller than the Samsung S27E390H (377.2mmmm).
Older by over two years
The Asus MX279H is two years older than the Samsung S27E390H.
6 Reasons Against
1% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 68.5cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.099999999999994cm smaller than the Asus MX279H (68.5cmcm).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
17.3W higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 17.8WW, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 0.5WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (17.3W lower).
1% wider Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 626mmmm wide PC monitor. That's 3.4mm wider than the Asus MX279H (626mmmm).
Less retailers
The Samsung S27E390H is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Asus MX279H is stocked by 9 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Samsung S27E390H's average user score is 86%, however the Asus MX279H's is 89% (based on 285 reviews).

Awards

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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
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 22 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.3mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
68.5cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
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 240

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

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 - 15

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W
BEST
17.8W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
37W 25W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 29W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 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 6.6kg
BEST
Packaging Height
537mm 140mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
114mm
BEST
442mm
Packaging Width
700mm
BEST
703mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 452.9mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 181.9mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 626mm
Weight
5.2kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height
441.3mm 377.2mm
BEST
Depth
225.2mm
BEST
70.8mm
Width
622.6mm
BEST
626mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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 597.9 x 336.3
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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