Asus PG278Q vs DELL S2716DG

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Asus PG278Q

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus PG278Q is 3D, whereas the DELL S2716DG is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 10° wider than the DELL S2716DG (160°).
32.13W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG is a 32.63W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (32.13W higher).
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a power consumption (max) of 38.7W. That's 51.3W lower than the DELL S2716DG (90W).
Thirty-four more awards
The Asus PG278Q has 35 awards from expert review sites, whereas the DELL S2716DG has 1 award.
A bit better expert reviews
Based on 72 expert reviews, the average review score of the Asus PG278Q is 91%, however the average rating of the DELL S2716DG is 87% (based on 3 reviews).
6 Reasons For
6% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a viewing angle, vertical of 170°. That's 10° wider than the Asus PG278Q (170°).
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG278Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
$94 cheaper
The DELL S2716DG costs $94 less than the Asus PG278Q.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The DELL S2716DG is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1581 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Asus PG278Q ranks No. 2348.
User reviews are better
Based on 54 reviews, the DELL S2716DG has an average user review score of 88%, however the Asus PG278Q has an average rating of 80% (based on 242 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A bit narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the DELL S2716DG is a 170° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
More expensive by $94
The Asus PG278Q is $94 more expensive than the DELL S2716DG.
Less retailers
The Asus PG278Q is only stocked by 7 retailers, whereas the DELL S2716DG is stocked by 8 sellers. 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.
Less popular
The Asus PG278Q is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2348 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the DELL S2716DG ranks No. 1581.
User review Rating is Worse
The Asus PG278Q's average user score is 80%, however the DELL S2716DG's is 88% (based on 54 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The DELL S2716DG is not 3D, however the Asus PG278Q is 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

A little narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a viewing angle, horizontal of 160°, however the Asus PG278Q is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (10° wider).
Higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a 32.63W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 32.13W higher than the Asus PG278Q (32.63W).
51.3W higher power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a power consumption (max) of 90W, however the Asus PG278Q is a 38.7W maximum power consumption PC monitor (51.3W lower).
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL S2716DG has received 1 award, the Asus PG278Q has received 35 awards.
Slightly Lower expert review Score
The DELL S2716DG's average expert rating is 87%, however the Asus PG278Q's is 91% (based on 72 reviews).

Awards

35 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Editor's Choice
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
Bjorn3d.com: Golden Bear Award
chip.com.my: Outstanding
Digital Versus: 5 Star
elektroniktest.dk: Gold
gamestar.de: Platinum
guru3d.com: Top Pick
hardware.info: Gold Award
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
hwa.com.tr: High Performance
hwp.com.tr: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
kitguru.net: Must Have
legitreviews.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
nordichardware.se: Recommended
overclock3d.net: Performance
overclockersclub.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcper.com: Gold
prad.de: Very Good
profesionalreview.com: Platinum
techgage.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended
teknokulis.com: Gold
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
xtremehardware.com: Gold
1 Award
hardware.info: Excellent

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 90.49
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.93
Total running cost $ 92.42
Purchase price $ 474.99
Total cost of ownership $ 567.41
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.61T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.61 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" 27"
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
89 - 222 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2331 x 0.2331
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 170°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170°
BEST
160°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.47cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 82%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
NVIDIA 3D Vision
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W
BEST
32.63W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 47W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
38.7W
BEST
90W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data -15.2 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data -15.2 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.5kg 10.1kg
BEST
Package Height
456mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
756mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
554.5mm 416.3mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
237.9mm 200.3mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
619.8mm 612.5mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 362.5mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 55.6mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 612.5mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback