Asus PG279Q vs NEC EA275WMi

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Asus PG279Q
NEC EA275WMi

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.099999999999994cm bigger than the NEC EA275WMi (68.5cm).
A lot faster response time Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a response time of 4ms, however the NEC EA275WMi is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
Asus PG279Q is 4W RMS rated audio power. That's 2W higher than the NEC EA275WMi (2W). 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.

1.7kg lighter Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a weight of 7kg, whereas the NEC EA275WMi is an 8.7kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg heavier).
Fourteen more awards
The Asus PG279Q has 15 awards from expert review sites, but the NEC EA275WMi has 1 award.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Asus PG279Q is 87% based on 23 reviews, whereas the average rating of the NEC EA275WMi is 80% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons For
Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The NEC EA275WMi is a two displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG279Q only has one displayPorts quantity.
One more USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the NEC EA275WMi is three, but the Asus PG279Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Moderately lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
NEC EA275WMi is 0.47W power consumption when in PowerSave mode, but the Asus PG279Q is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.03W higher).
Cheaper by $99
The NEC EA275WMi is $99 cheaper than the Asus PG279Q.
Cheaper to run by $51.21
Over five years the NEC EA275WMi is $51.21 cheaper to run than the Asus PG279Q. Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor, whereas the NEC EA275WMi only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the Asus PG279Q is two, but the NEC EA275WMi only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Marginally higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Asus PG279Q is 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode, but the NEC EA275WMi is a 0.47W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.03W lower).
More expensive by $99
The Asus PG279Q is $99 more expensive than the NEC EA275WMi.
Older by two months
The Asus PG279Q is two months older than the NEC EA275WMi.
Higher running costs over five years by $51.21
Over five years the Asus PG279Q costs $107.18 to run which is $51.21 more to run than the NEC EA275WMi. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The NEC EA275WMi is a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.099999999999994cm smaller than the Asus PG279Q (68.5cm).
A lot slower response time Edit
The NEC EA275WMi has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus PG279Q is a 4ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
NEC EA275WMi is only 2W RMS rated audio power. That's 2W lower than the Asus PG279Q (2W). 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.

1.7kg heavier Edit
The NEC EA275WMi has a weight of 8.7kg, whereas the Asus PG279Q is a 7kg weight PC monitor (1.7kg lighter).
Fourteen less awards
The NEC EA275WMi has only received 1 award, but the Asus PG279Q has received 15 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the NEC EA275WMi is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus PG279Q is 87% (based on 23 reviews).

Awards

15 Awards
3dnews.ru: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Ulitmate
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
HEXUS.net: Innovation
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
pclab.pl: Power Award
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

17 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 107.18
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 107.18
Purchase price $ 649.99
Total cost of ownership $ 757.17
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.97
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 55.97
Purchase price $ 550.99
Total cost of ownership $ 606.96
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.72T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000:1
 20000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
30 - 165 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
34 - 209 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.233 x 0.233
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
68.5cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
6ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
1 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 2.0/3.0
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 2.0/3.0
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-I Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
2W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
60 - -60 -170 - 170
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and 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
Number of OSD Languages
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W 0.47W
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
90W 47W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 60kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 57W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 100-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 220
 100-220

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Height
456mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
756mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
552.53mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
237.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
619.77mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7kg
BEST
8.7kg
Height
362.96mm 417.9mm
Depth
65.98mm 230mm
Width
619.77mm 639.2mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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