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Asus PG279Q vs HP Z30I

Asus PG279Q vs HP Z30I

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Asus PG279Q
HP Z30I

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Reasons For

1 Reason 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.

3 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.

Cheaper to run by $8.87
The HP Z30I only costs $172.12 to run over five years however the Asus PG279Q costs $180.99 to run (5% more). Read more
User reviews are a lot better
The HP Z30I has an average user review score of 90% based on 2 reviews, whereas the Asus PG279Q has an average rating of 76% (based on 174 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 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.

$8.87 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus PG279Q costs $180.99 to run which is $8.87 more to run than the HP Z30I. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Asus PG279Q's average user score is only 76%, however the HP Z30I's is 90% (based on 2 reviews).
3 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.

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Two months older
The HP Z30I is older than the Asus PG279Q by two months.

Awards

15 Awards
3dnews.ru: Recommended
chip.com.my: Editor's Choice
cnews.cz: We Want It
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
HEXUS.net: Innovation
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
pckoloji.com.tr: Best product of the Year 2015
pclab.pl: Power Award
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
uk.hardware.info: Ulitmate
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 180.99
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 180.99
Purchase price $ 749.99
Total cost of ownership $ 930.98
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 170.71
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.41
Total running cost $ 172.12

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.
1.1T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
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
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - 70 Hz
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31 - 80 KHz
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 757.68mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
30 - 165 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
34 - 209 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.25 mm
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
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
BEST
 16:9
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
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
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
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 90
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5/+20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
60 - -60 45
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 Dutch
 English
 French
 German
 Italian
 Japanese
 Spanish
 DUT
 ENG
 FRE
 ITA
 POR
 HIN
 Dutch
 English
 French
 German
 Italian
 Japanese
 Spanish
 DUT
 ENG
 FRE
 ITA
 POR
 HIN
BEST
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 0.35W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 97kWh
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 250
 12
 100-250
 5
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 120
 230
 250
 12
 100-250
 5

Operational Conditions

Maximum Operating Temperature Range (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 °C
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80% (non-condensing)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 °C

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
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
7.6kg
Height
362.96mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
65.98mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
619.77mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

User Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data Brightness, contrast
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 69.03 cm x 26.64 cm x 60.1 cm - with stand
Colour Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 6500K
Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data Included

Technical Details

Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
Power Supply Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Internal
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