Acer B276 vs Asus MX279H

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Acer B276
Asus MX279H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Height adjustment Edit
The Acer B276 has a height adjustment, but the Asus MX279H does not.
VESA mounting Edit
The Acer B276 supports VESA mounting, whereas the Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting.
Lower power consumption (off) Edit
Acer B276 is 0.45W power consumption when off, but the Asus MX279H is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W higher).
Lighter Edit
The Acer B276 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Asus MX279H (5.2kg).
6 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Acer B276 (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.

18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer B276 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Acer B276 (178°).
7.6cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 7.6cm bigger than the Acer B276 (68.6cm).
34% higher RMS rated power Edit
Asus MX279H is 6W RMS rated audio power. That's 2W higher than the Acer B276 (6W). 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.

Cheaper to run by $10.73
Over five years the Asus MX279H only costs $44.06 to run however the Acer B276 costs $54.79 to run (24% more). Read more

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B276 has a display diagonal of 24", however the Asus MX279H is a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer B276 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the Asus MX279H (178°).
A little narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer B276 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, however the Asus MX279H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
13% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer B276 has a display diagonal (metric) of 61cm, however the Asus MX279H is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.6cm bigger).
2W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer B276 is a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W 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.

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24% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Acer B276 costs $54.79 to run which is $10.73 more to run than the Asus MX279H. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Asus MX279H does not have a height adjustment, but the Acer B276 has a height adjustment.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting, whereas the Acer B276 supports VESA mounting.
Higher power consumption (off) Edit
The Asus MX279H has a power consumption (off) of 0.5W. That's 0.05W higher than the Acer B276 (0.5W).
1.8kg heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kg, whereas the Acer B276 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (1.8kg lighter).
Older by over one year
The Asus MX279H is 21 months older than the Acer B276.

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Date Released

28 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.75
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.04
Total running cost $ 54.79
Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.06
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.06
Purchase price $ 239.99
Total cost of ownership $ 284.05
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm 68.6cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data Bang & Olufsen ICEpower
RMS Rated Power
4W 6W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
 Linux operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - -5
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
38W 37W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 110 - 220
BEST
 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 537mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 114mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 700mm
Weight With Stand
6.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
558mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
247mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
640mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.4kg
BEST
5.2kg
Height
384mm 441.3mm
Depth
221.2mm 225.2mm
Width
566.9mm 622.6mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
Feedback