Asus PA328 vs NEC PA272W-SV2

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Asus PA328
NEC PA272W-SV2

Top Prices

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus PA328 is a 32" PC monitor. That's 5" bigger than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (27"). 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.

HDCP Edit
The Asus PA328 has an HDCP, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 does not have an HDCP.
Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
Asus PA328 is 81.28cm display diagonal. That's 12.71cm bigger than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (68.57cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PA328 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 10 cd/m² brighter than the NEC PA272W-SV2 (340 cd/m²).
2ms faster response time Edit
The Asus PA328 has a response time of 6ms, whereas the NEC PA272W-SV2 is an 8ms 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Asus PA328 is two, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus PA328 has a built-in speaker(s), but the NEC PA272W-SV2 does not. 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.

Cheaper by $599
The Asus PA328 costs $949.99, whereas the NEC PA272W-SV2 is $1,549.00.
5 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
$60.02 cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus PA328 only costs $166.95 to run whereas the NEC PA272W-SV2 costs $226.97 to run (36% more). Read more
2 Reasons For
Expert reviews are a bit better
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average expert review score of 90% based on 1 review, but the Asus PA328 has an average rating of 86% (based on 23 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, but the Asus PA328 has an average rating of 89% (based on 99 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Older by one month
The Asus PA328 is one month older than the NEC PA272W-SV2.
Expert review Rating is slightly Worse
The Asus PA328 has an average expert score of 86%, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 1 review).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Asus PA328 has an average user score of 89%, but the NEC PA272W-SV2 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
10 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a display diagonal of 27", but the Asus PA328 is a 32" PC monitor (5" 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 an HDCP Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 does not have an HDCP, whereas the Asus PA328 does.
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
NEC PA272W-SV2 is only 68.57cm display diagonal, but the Asus PA328 is an 81.28cm display diagonal PC monitor (12.71cm bigger).
10 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 has a display brightness of 340 cd/m², but the Asus PA328 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (10 cd/m² brighter).
2ms slower response time Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the Asus PA328 (8ms). 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the NEC PA272W-SV2 is one, but the Asus PA328 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The NEC PA272W-SV2 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus PA328 has 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.

$599 more expensive
The NEC PA272W-SV2 is more expensive than the Asus PA328 by $599.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the NEC PA272W-SV2, however 6 shops sell the Asus PA328. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 36%
The running costs over five years of the NEC PA272W-SV2 are $226.97 which is $60.02 more than the Asus PA328. Show assumptions.

Awards

5 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hwa.com.tr: High Performance
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 164.69
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 166.95
Purchase price $ 949.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,116.94
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.54
Electricity cost - standby $ 167.43
Total running cost $ 226.97
Purchase price $ 1,549.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,775.97
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

1.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
29
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.5T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
39
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32"
BEST
27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1200 x 1920
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 2560 x 1440
 1200 x 1920
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 96.5
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,073.7M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
81.28cm
BEST
68.57cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
340 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 108.6%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 150mm
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
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
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
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45A
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4W
Power Consumption (typical)
138.3W 50W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
37W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 73kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 73W
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 EPEAT Gold
 MPR II
 RoHS
 TCO
 EPEAT Gold
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
15.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
552mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
350mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
847mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.3mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.9kg
Height (with Stand)
615mm 546.2mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
240mm 235.5mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
734.4mm 640.4mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.9kg
Height
431mm 378.6mm
Depth
66.85mm 85mm
Width
734.4mm 640.4mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 37W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
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