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Acer XG270HU vs Samsung U24E850R

Acer XG270HU vs Samsung U24E850R

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Acer XG270HU
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Samsung U24E850R (24"). 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.

Faster response time Edit
The Acer XG270HU has a response time of 1ms, however the Samsung U24E850R is a 4ms 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.

Better selling
The Acer XG270HU ranks No. 1420 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 47932.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 21 expert reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 70%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 60% (based on 1 review).
Much better user reviews
Based on 41 user reviews, the average review score of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 77% (based on 23 reviews).
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Reasons Against

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13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Acer XG270HU (24"). 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.

Hugely slower response time Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a response time of 4ms, but the Acer XG270HU is a 1ms 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.

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Older by over one year
The Samsung U24E850R is 14 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Less popular
The Samsung U24E850R is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 47932 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Acer XG270HU ranks No. 1420.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert score is only 60%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Samsung U24E850R's average user score is only 77%, however the Acer XG270HU's is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Awards

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
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

12 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 82.34
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 83.55

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.53T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 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.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 3840 x 2400
 3840 x 2400
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4525 x 0.13575
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
59cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 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 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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 Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & 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
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 41W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
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

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg
BEST
6.7kg
Height (with Stand)
451mm 397.2mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
206mm
BEST
260.6mm
Width (with Stand)
614mm 561mm
BEST
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
4.2kg
Height
368mm 336.1mm
Depth
37.5mm 59.3mm
Width
614mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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