Acer B276 vs Viewsonic VX2858

Acer B276
Viewsonic VX2858

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Acer B276 has an HDCP, but the Viewsonic VX2858 does not.
1ms faster response time Edit
The Acer B276 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Viewsonic VX2858 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Height adjustment Edit
The Acer B276 has a height adjustment, whereas the Viewsonic VX2858 does not have a height adjustment.
Lighter Edit
The Acer B276 has a weight of 3.4kg, but the Viewsonic VX2858 is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor (460g heavier).
5 Reasons For
4" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 is a 28" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the Acer B276 (28"). 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.

16° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 is a 176° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Acer B276 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (16° narrower).
4% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 is a 176° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 6° wider than the Acer B276 (176°).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer B276 (300 cd/m²).
Cheaper to run by $4.77
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2858 is $4.77 cheaper to run than the Acer B276. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B276 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 4" smaller than the Viewsonic VX2858 (28"). 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.

16° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Acer B276 is only 160° vertical viewing angle, but the Viewsonic VX2858 is a 176° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (16° wider).
4% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Acer B276 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 6° narrower than the Viewsonic VX2858 (176°).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer B276 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Viewsonic VX2858 (300 cd/m²).
Higher running costs over five years by $4.77
The running costs of the Acer B276 are $54.79 which is $4.77 more than the Viewsonic VX2858 over five years. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 does not have an HDCP, however the Acer B276 has an HDCP.
17% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 has a response time of 6ms, however the Acer B276 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 does not have a height adjustment, but the Acer B276 does.
460g heavier Edit
The Viewsonic VX2858 has a weight of 3.9kg, whereas the Acer B276 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (460g lighter).
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Older by three months
The Viewsonic VX2858 is three months older than the Acer B276.

Date Released

29 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.75
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.04
Total running cost $ 54.79
Purchase price $ 458.99
Total cost of ownership $ 513.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.02
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 50.02

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.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 711.2mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 340.3mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 619.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 176°
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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 176°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
RMS Rated Power
4W 4W
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 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

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

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
38W
BEST
42W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 46W
Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 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 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 479mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 165mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 732mm
Weight With Stand
6.1kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
558mm 510.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
247mm 242.1mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
640mm
BEST
659.9mm
Weight
3.4kg
BEST
3.9kg
Height
384mm 411.4mm
Depth
221.2mm 50.8mm
Width
566.9mm 659.9mm

Packaging Content

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