Eizo FlexScan EV3237 vs Samsung U32D970Q

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Eizo FlexScan EV3237
Samsung U32D970Q

Top Prices

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Significantly faster response time Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Samsung U32D970Q is an 8ms 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.

Lower power consumption (max) Edit
Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is 105W maximum power consumption. That's 35W lower than the Samsung U32D970Q (140W).
A lot lighter Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has a weight of 7.8kg, but the Samsung U32D970Q is a 10.3kg weight PC monitor (2.5kg heavier).
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
$119.08 cheaper to run
Over five years the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is $119.08 cheaper to run than the Samsung U32D970Q. Read more
One more awards
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has 6 awards from expert review sites, however the Samsung U32D970Q has 5 awards.
4 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung U32D970Q is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 (350 cd/m²).
Cheaper by $372
The Samsung U32D970Q costs $1,336.95, whereas the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is $1,708.99.
Marginally better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Samsung U32D970Q is 86% based on 27 reviews, but the average rating of the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is 84% (based on 17 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung U32D970Q is 88% based on 5 reviews, but the average rating of the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is 70% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung U32D970Q (350 cd/m²).
More expensive by $372
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is $372.04 more expensive than the Samsung U32D970Q.
Older by one month
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is one month older than the Samsung U32D970Q.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has an average expert score of 84%, but the Samsung U32D970Q has an average expert rating of 86% (based on 27 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Eizo FlexScan EV3237 only has an average user score of 70%, but the Samsung U32D970Q has an average user rating of 88% (based on 5 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
A lot slower response time Edit
The Samsung U32D970Q has a response time of 8ms, whereas the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Higher power consumption (max) Edit
Samsung U32D970Q is 140W maximum power consumption. That's 35W higher than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 (140W).
Heavier Edit
The Samsung U32D970Q has a weight of 10.3kg, but the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is a 7.8kg weight PC monitor (2.5kg lighter).
Not as many stockists
The Samsung U32D970Q is only stocked by 2 sellers, however the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 is stocked by 4 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Higher running costs over five years by $119.08
The running costs of the Samsung U32D970Q are $157.07 which is $119.08 more than the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 over five years. Show assumptions.
One less award
The Samsung U32D970Q has only received 5 awards, however the Eizo FlexScan EV3237 has received 6 awards.

Awards

6 Awards
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
Lydogbilde.no: Best in Test 5 Star
megaobzor.com/: Recommended
5 Awards
altomdata.dk: Test Winner
chinese.vr-zone.com: Editor's Choice
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
ixbt.com: Excellent Package
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 35.73
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 37.99
Purchase price $ 1,708.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,746.98
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 154.81
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 157.07
Purchase price $ 1,336.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,494.02
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.0T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
27
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
31.5" 31.5"
Display
 LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
392mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
696.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.1815 x 0.1815 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
8ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 280

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
2 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
139mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
5 - 35 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 344 -30 - 30
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
BEST
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 SWE
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 D
 D
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
30W
BEST
130W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 131kWh
Power Consumption (max)
105W
BEST
140W
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 0.5

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 556mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 347mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 795mm
Weight With Stand
10.6kg
BEST
13.7kg
Height (with Stand)
578mm 490.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
245mm
BEST
280mm
Width (with Stand)
731mm 727.8mm
BEST
Weight
7.8kg
BEST
10.3kg
Height
428mm 427.3mm
Depth
59.5mm 62.1mm
Width
731mm 727.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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