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Acer B276H vs Acer B286HK vs Acer XB280HK vs Acer XG270HU

Acer B276H vs Acer B286HK vs Acer XB280HK vs Acer XG270HU

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Acer B276H
Acer B286HK
Acer XB280HK
Acer XG270HU

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer B276H has a built-in speaker(s) (as do the Acer B286HK and the Acer XG270HU), whereas the Acer XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer B276H is "C", whereas the rating of the Acer B286HK is "C".
7 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 28" PC monitor, and so does the Acer XB280HK. That's 1" bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (27"). 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.

5x faster response time Edit
The Acer B286HK has a response time of 1ms (as do the Acer XB280HK and the Acer XG270HU), but the Acer B276H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer B286HK has a built-in speaker(s), and so do the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU, however the Acer XB280HK does not. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Cheaper by $56
The Acer B286HK costs $360 less than the Acer XB280HK and costs $56.01 less than the Acer XG270HU.
10 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.
12% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer B286HK only costs $80.44 to run but the Acer B276H costs $90.90 to run (13% more) and the Acer XB280HK costs $87.40 to run (9% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Acer B286HK has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Acer B276H has a rating of "C".
4 Reasons For
4% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 28" PC monitor, and so does the Acer B286HK. That's 1" bigger than the Acer B276H and the Acer XG270HU (27"). 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.

5x faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a response time of 1ms (as do the Acer B286HK and the Acer XG270HU), but the Acer B276H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

Nine more awards
The Acer XB280HK has 12 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Acer B286HK has 3 awards and the Acer XG270HU has 8 awards.
Moderately better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Acer XB280HK is 81%, however the average rating of the Acer B286HK is 80% (based on 4 reviews) and the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
3 Reasons For
5x faster response time Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a response time of 1ms (as do the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK), but the Acer B276H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a built-in speaker(s), and so do the Acer B276H and the Acer B286HK, however the Acer XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer XG270HU is 92% based on 41 reviews, however the average rating of the Acer B276H is 67% (based on 3 reviews), the average rating of the Acer B286HK is 72% (based on 60 reviews) and the average rating of the Acer XB280HK is 81% (based on 62 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B276H has a display diagonal of 27" (as does the Acer XG270HU), whereas the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK are both 28" PC monitors (1" 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.

Slower response time Edit
The Acer B276H is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Acer B286HK, the Acer XB280HK and the Acer XG270HU (1ms). 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.

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Over one year older
The Acer B276H is older than the Acer XG270HU by 15 months.
13% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Acer B276H costs $90.90 to run which is $10.46 more to run than the Acer B286HK and $3.50 more to run than the Acer XB280HK. Show assumptions.
Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer B276H is only 67%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer B286HK is 72% (based on 60 reviews), the Acer XB280HK is 81% (based on 62 reviews) and the Acer XG270HU is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Older by over one year
The Acer B286HK is five months older than the Acer B276H, two months older than the Acer XB280HK and 20 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Nine less awards
The Acer B286HK has only received 3 awards, whereas the Acer XB280HK has received 12 awards and the Acer XG270HU has received 8 awards.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Acer B286HK's average expert score is 80%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 28 reviews).
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Acer B286HK's average user score is only 72%, however the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 62 reviews) and the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer XB280HK does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Acer B276H, the Acer B286HK and the Acer XG270HU have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

More expensive by $360
The Acer XB280HK is $360 more expensive than the Acer B286HK and $303.99 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.
Less retailers
The Acer XB280HK is only stocked by 2 sellers, whereas the Acer B286HK is stocked by 12 sellers and the Acer XG270HU is stocked by 9 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Acer XB280HK is three months older than the Acer B276H and 18 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Higher running costs over five years by $6.96
The Acer XB280HK costs $87.40 to run which is $6.96 more to run than the Acer B286HK over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer XB280HK's average user score is 81%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
4% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 27" PC monitor, and so does the Acer B276H. That's 1" smaller than the Acer B286HK and the Acer XB280HK (27"). 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.

More expensive by $56
The Acer XG270HU is $56.01 more expensive than the Acer B286HK.
Less retailers
The Acer XG270HU is only stocked by 9 shops, whereas the Acer B286HK is stocked by 12 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Four less awards
The Acer XG270HU has only received 8 awards, whereas the Acer XB280HK has received 12 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer XG270HU's average expert score is only 70%, however the Acer B286HK's is 80% (based on 4 reviews) and the Acer XB280HK's is 81% (based on 28 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
12 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
hardware.info: Great Value
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
insidehardware.it: Gold
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
nordichardware.se: Best Product
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
thg.ru: Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 89.09
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.81
Total running cost $ 90.90
Electricity cost - switched on $ 78.43
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 80.44
Purchase price $ 388.99
Total cost of ownership $ 469.43
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.47
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.93
Total running cost $ 87.40
Purchase price $ 748.99
Total cost of ownership $ 836.39
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 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.
0.55T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.55 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

Display Diagonal
27" 28"
BEST
28"
BEST
27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 160° Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 900:1
 900:1
 900:1
BEST
 900:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm 71.1cm
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71.1cm
BEST
68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
1ms
BEST
1ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1 1 1
HDMI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour
 Grey
 Grey
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 35 -5 - 35 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
BEST
 C
BEST
 C
 C
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W
BEST
0.4W 0.42W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
44.3W 39W
BEST
42.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W 0.48W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
75kWh 66kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
7.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.9kg
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Height (with Stand)
550mm Unknown - Click to provide data 558.5mm 451mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
247mm 247.2mm 244.7mm 206mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
624mm 658.7mm 658.7mm 614mm
BEST
Weight
5kg Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5kg
BEST
Height
370mm 381.9mm 381.8mm 368mm
Depth
64mm 64.5mm 64.5mm 37.5mm
Width
624mm 658.7mm 658.7mm 614mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
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