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Samsung S27E510C vs Viewsonic VA2855

Samsung S27E510C vs Viewsonic VA2855

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Samsung S27E510C
Viewsonic VA2855

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E510C is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 2.5ms faster than the Viewsonic VA2855 (6.5ms). 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.

$6.83 cheaper to run
The Samsung S27E510C is $6.83 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VA2855 over five years. Read more
2 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 has a display diagonal of 28", whereas the Samsung S27E510C is only a 27" PC monitor (1" smaller). 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Samsung S27E510C does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S27E510C has a display diagonal of 27", but the Viewsonic VA2855 is a 28" PC monitor (1" 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Samsung S27E510C does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Viewsonic VA2855 does. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2855 is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor. That's 2.5ms slower than the Samsung S27E510C (6.5ms). 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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Nine months older
The Viewsonic VA2855 is older than the Samsung S27E510C by nine months.
12% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Viewsonic VA2855 are $64.35 which is $6.83 more than the Samsung S27E510C. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

25 months Ago 33 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 56.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 57.52
Purchase price $ 279.99
Total cost of ownership $ 337.51
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.35
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 64.35

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 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" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 341.2mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 620.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
4ms
BEST
6.5ms
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
0.31ppi Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-2 - 20 -5 - 23
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
28W
BEST
32W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
54kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
35W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
10 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.2kg
BEST
7.2kg
Package Height
435mm
BEST
527mm
Package Depth
135mm
BEST
148mm
Package Width
695mm
BEST
730mm
Weight With Stand
5.5kg 5.3kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
463mm 452.6mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
181.6mm
BEST
249.7mm
Width (with Stand)
623.2mm
BEST
659.7mm
Weight
4.9kg 4.7kg
BEST
Height
365.7mm 391mm
Depth
59.9mm 49.3mm
Width
623.2mm 659.7mm

Packaging Content

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