Asus PG279Q vs HP Z30i

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Asus PG279Q
HP Z30i

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a response time of 4ms, but the HP Z30i is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

560g lighter Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a weight of 7kg, however the HP Z30i is a 7.6kg weight PC monitor (560g heavier).
5 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Z30i has a display diagonal of 30", whereas the Asus PG279Q is only a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

A bit bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP Z30i is a 75.78cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG279Q is only a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.18cm smaller).
Five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP Z30i is five, but the Asus PG279Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Cheaper to run by $3.70
The HP Z30i only costs $103.48 to run over five years however the Asus PG279Q costs $107.18 to run (4% more). Read more
User reviews are significantly better
The HP Z30i has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, whereas the Asus PG279Q has an average rating of 73% (based on 177 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
12% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the HP Z30i (30"). 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.

11% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6cm. That's 7.18cm smaller than the HP Z30i (75.78cm).
Three less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP Z30i only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
$3.70 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus PG279Q costs $107.18 to run which is $3.70 more to run than the HP Z30i. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Asus PG279Q's average user score is only 73%, however the HP Z30i's is 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
50% slower response time Edit
The HP Z30i is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Asus PG279Q (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.

8% heavier Edit
The HP Z30i is a 7.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 560g heavier than the Asus PG279Q (7.6kg).
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One year older
The HP Z30i is older than the Asus PG279Q by one year.

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
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 107.18
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 107.18
Purchase price $ 647.99
Total cost of ownership $ 755.17
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 101.22
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 103.48

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.
0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 30"
BEST
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1600
 2560 x 1600
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1376 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1376 x 768
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 70
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 98
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 400.8mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 641.2mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
30 - 165 60 - 70
Horizontal Scan Range
34 - 209 31 - 80
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.250 x 0.250
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 75.78cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB 3.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D 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 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

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 120mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
60 - -60 -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
90W 85W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 97kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 125W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 250
 100-250
 5
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 250
 100-250
 5

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

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
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10kg
Height (with Stand)
552.53mm
BEST
601mm
Depth (with Stand)
237.9mm
BEST
266.4mm
Width (with Stand)
619.77mm
BEST
690.3mm
Weight
7kg
BEST
7.6kg
Height
362.96mm 449.8mm
Depth
65.98mm 66.3mm
Width
619.77mm 690.3mm

Packaging Content

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